Supported Axis controller features in Synergis™ Softwire 11.1 - Synergis™ Softwire 11.1

Synergis™ Softwire Integration Guide 11.1

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Synergis™ Softwire 11.1
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Synergis™ Softwire

Interface modules come in all shapes and sizes and offer a wide range of features. Synergis™ Softwire supports most of the common features found on the market.

Synergis™ Softwire 11.1 supports the following Axis controller features.
The following is the legend for some common values found in the Supported column:
Feature is offered by the interface module and is supported by Synergis™ Softwire.
Feature is offered by the interface module but is not supported by Synergis™ Softwire.
Not applicable
Feature is not offered by the interface module.
IMPORTANT: Security Center does not support switching the auxiliary I/O ports of an Axis unit between input and output.
Features Supported
General characteristics  
Category of interface module Intelligent controller
Communication protocol IP
Encrypted communication Yes
Online operation (connected to the Synergis™ unit)  
Standalone mode Not applicable
Supervised mode No
Dependent mode Yes
Offline operation (no connection to the Synergis™ unit)  
Standalone mode Yes
Degraded mode Not applicable
Reader communication protocols  
Wiegand Yes
OSDP (Secure Channel) No
Clock and Data (Magnetic Stripe), also known as ABA format Not applicable
F2F Not applicable
Proprietary Not applicable
Maximum number of offline events 30,0001
Maximum number of credentials (for autonomous decision making) 15,0002
Maximum credential length (in bits) 5123
Maximum number of interface modules per Synergis™ unit RS-485 channel Not applicable
Recommended maximum number of interface modules per Synergis™ unit 30 or 664

1 There is not always a one-to-one match between an offline log entry and a Security Center event.

2 The recommended limit is 10,000. The hard limit is 15,000.

3 Supported card formats include Wiegand Standard 26-bit, Corporate 1000 (35-bit), H10306 (34-bit), H10302 (37-bit), and H10304 (37-bit). Custom card formats can go up to 512 bits.

4 The maximum for a Synergis™ Cloud Link is 30. The maximum for an SV-32, SV-100, or SV-300 is 66.