Integration overview for SDS Guardian - SDS Guardian 3.0

SDS Guardian Plugin Guide 3.0

SDS Guardian 3.0

Integrating an SDS Guardian system in Security Center consists of a series of steps that need to be followed in sequence.

Step Description Where to find more information
Learn about the release
1 Read the release notes. Learn about any known issues, limitations, supported software, and other information about this release of the plugin.
Deploy and configure your SDS Guardian system
2 Make sure that your SDS Guardian system is operating as required by your organization, and that all of its devices are operating as expected and available in Guardian Gateway.
  • For instructions, refer to the SDS Guardian documentation.
Install the plugin
3 Verify that your Security Center license has a valid certificate for the SDS Guardian plugin. From the Config Tool home page, click About > Certificates to confirm that Guardian Gunshot is on the list.
  • The license number is included in the product-release email sent by Genetec Inc. This email also includes links to the plugin download package and other license information.
  • If you need to acquire a new license, refer to License options for the SDS Guardian plugin.
4 Make sure the server where the plugin will be installed meets the recommended system requirements and is running a compatible version of Security Center.
5 On the Security Center server, download the plugin and install it. Downloading and installing the SDS Guardian plugin
Configure the plugin
6 In Config Tool, create the SDS Guardian plugin role. Creating the Plugin role
7 Connect Security Center to the Guardian Gateway server. Connecting to Guardian Gateway from Security Center
8 Make sure the TCP connection timeout is properly configured. Configuring the TCP connection timeout
9 Import Guardian Sensors into Security Center. Importing Guardian Sensors into Security Center
10 (Optional) Link cameras to Guardian Sensors in Security Center, so you can monitor live video when gunshot events and alarms are triggered. Linking cameras to Guardian Sensors
11 Create a map, and then add the SDS Guardian plugin under the area that the map is attached to. Creating maps
12 Add Guardian Sensors to the map to match the physical layout of the sensors. Adding Guardian Sensors to maps
13 Set up the Security Desk Monitoring task by adding your entities to the Event monitoring list and enabling alarm monitoring.