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Create an Occupancy



An Occupancy is a company or organization which resides in a facility controlled by an access control system. This page shows you to How to Create an Occupancy in BluSKY.


  1. Log in and navigate to OccupancyMain Menu-> Administration-> Occupancy
  2. On the lower left-hand side click the BluCreateBtn.png Create button.
  3. Enter the name of the Occupancy.
  4. Use the System drop-down menu to select the proper access control system.
  5. Use the Facility drop-down to select the Facility.
  6. Use the Company drop-down to select the Company.  Often you will use the "New Occupancy" option.​
  7. Optional:  Enter the Phone Number, Website, and Badge Template in the fields provided.
    • Optional:  Email Address Formula information can be entered, but this feature is still in development and has no effect at this time.
  8. Use the Street Address 1 text area to add an address. Street Address 2 is available if needed.
  9. Enter the City.
  10. Use the Region drop-down menu to select the State or Region.
  11. Select the Country.
  12. Enter the Postal Code.
  13. Click the get from address above text to add a location marker to the Map.  
  14. When finished use the shortCreateBtn.png button to finish.
  15. Select the "Floors" button
  16. Select the checkbox for the floor the occupancy resides in.
    • Select "Set Default" for the floor is the default floor.
  17. Select "Save"

Create and Occupancy

Occupancy Definitions

Name Description
City The city the Occupancy is located in.
Company Name of the Company.
Country The country of the Occupancy.
Date Deleted Date this entry was disabled or deleted from BluSKY. BluSKY never fully deletes these records but deleting them does make them unaccessible. 
Date Inserted Date this entry was added to BluSKY.
Date Updated Date this entry was last updated.
Default Badge Template Badge Design most commonly used by the customer.
Deleted If checked, entry is deleted from BluSKY
Deleted By Who disabled this entry.
Facility Name of the Facility the Occupancy is associated with.
Inserted By Who added this entry into BluSKY.
Map Geographical Location of the Occupancy.
Occupancy Name of the Occupancy.
Phone Phone Number of the Occupancy.
Region Region, ie.e State, Provence, County, etc.
Street Address 1 Address of the Integrator, User, or Company.
Street Address 2 Sub address.
System Name of the BluSKY access control system.
Website Website of the Occupancy.

What's Next

For configuring floors and making edits please check out our Edit an Occupancy How-To guide.

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