Configuring interface modules connected to the Synergis™ Cloud Link unit - Synergis™ Cloud Link 2.0.4

Synergis™ Cloud Link Administrator Guide 2.0.4

Applies to
Synergis™ Cloud Link 2.0.4
Last updated
2022-09-15
Content type
Guides > Administrator guides
Language
English (United States)
Product
Synergis™ Cloud Link
Version
2.0

To establish communication between the Synergis™ Cloud Link unit and the connected interface modules, you must configure them in the Synergis™ Appliance Portal.

Before you begin

Physically connect your interface modules to the Synergis™ Cloud Link unit.

What you should know

An interface module is a third-party security device that communicates with an access control unit over IP or RS-485, and provides additional input, output, and reader connections to the unit.
NOTE: Mercury LP controllers and Honeywell controllers (PW6K1IC, PRO32IC, PW7K1IC, and PRO42IC) must be enrolled and configured from Security Center Config Tool on the access control unit's Peripherals page.

Procedure

  1. Log on to the Synergis™ Cloud Link unit.
  2. Click Configuration > Hardware.
    The portal shows the hardware tree as three columns. The information displayed in each column varies depending on what you select in the previous column:
    Hardware configuration tree with the three columns expanded in the Synergis™ Appliance Portal.
    Hardware
    Your configured hardware manufacturers and the number of channels they use. Clicking a hardware manufacturer displays its channels in the second column.
    Channels
    The channels of the manufacturer selected in the first column. Hovering over a channel displays the edit (), clone (), and delete () options.
    Interfaces
    The interface modules connected to the channel selected in the second column.
  3. At the top of the Hardware column, click Add ().
  4. In the Add hardware dialog box, select the Hardware type, the Channel, and the rest of the interface module properties, which depend on the hardware type you selected.
    Add hardware dialog box showing different hardware type options in the Synergis™ Appliance Portal.
  5. In the same dialog box, add all interface modules connected to the same channel as follows:
    • To add the interface modules manually, click Add.
    • To discover the interface modules, click Scan.

      For all interface modules from the same manufacturer and connected to the same channel to be added to the list, the interface modules must use the same baud rate and be configured with a different physical address.

  6. Click Save.
    The hardware type, channel, and interface modules you added are displayed in the hardware tree.
  7. For each interface module you added, select it from the hardware tree and click Edit (), then configure its settings in the window that opens.
    For the description of these settings, refer to the manufacturer’s documentation.
  8. At the bottom of the page, click Save.