Enabling Secure mode on HID units (Basic) - Security Center 5.11

Security Center Hardening Guide 5.11

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Secure mode is available for HID units that support it. When it is enabled, Telnet, FTP, and SSH protocols are disabled, and communication between the HID access control unit and the Access Manager role is encrypted.

Before you begin

The HID Admin password is required to enable Secure mode.

What you should know


  1. From the Config Tool home page, open the Access control task, and click the Roles and units view.
  2. From the entity browser, select an access control unit, and click the Properties tab.
  3. In the Connection settings section, enter the Admin password.
  4. In the General settings section, select Secure mode.
  5. Click Apply.