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Edit a Portal

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Overview

Portals are the grouping of devices that work together to secure entry or exit. A Portal will contain a combination of locks, inputs and sensors and assist in managing the access control system easily. This article provides assistance in making various edits to an existing Portal.

Edit a Portal's Controller

This action is not a common change that should be made. Please ensure that this is the correct edit before proceeding. This would typically only be necessary for a System that is being expanded.

  1. Log in and navigate to Portals. Main Menu-> Setup-> System Setup-> Portal
  2. Use the search feature and then select the entry you wish to edit from the list.
  3. Click the  icon in the lower left side of the screen.
    • Note: If the edit button is not available ensure that only one entry has been highlighted.
  4. Use the Controller drop down menu to select the correct Controller.
  5. Confirm changes with the saveBtn.png button.

Edit a Portal's Name

  1. Log in and navigate to Portals. Main Menu-> Setup-> System Setup-> Portal
  2. Use the search feature and then select the entry you wish to edit from the list.
  3. Click the  icon in the lower left side of the screen.
    • Note: If the edit button is not available ensure that only one entry has been highlighted.
  4. Use the Name text field to enter the new name for the Portal.
  5. Confirm changes with the saveBtn.png button.

Edit a Portal's In Reader

  1. Log in and navigate to Portals. Main Menu-> Setup-> System Setup-> Portal
  2. Use the search feature and then select the entry you wish to edit from the list.
  3. Click the  icon in the lower left side of the screen.
    • Note: If the edit button is not available ensure that only one entry has been highlighted.
  4. Use the In Reader drop down menu to select the correct Reader being used for the Portal.
  5. Confirm changes with the saveBtn.png button.

Edit a Portal's Lock Output

  1. Log in and navigate to Portals. Main Menu-> Setup-> System Setup-> Portal
  2. Use the search feature and then select the entry you wish to edit from the list.
  3. Click the  icon in the lower left side of the screen.
    • Note: If the edit button is not available ensure that only one entry has been highlighted.
  4. Use the Lock Output dropdown menu from the drop down menu.
  5. Confirm changes with the saveBtn.png button.

Edit a Portal's Lock Output Time

  1. Log in and navigate to Portals. Main Menu-> Setup-> System Setup-> Portal
  2. Use the search feature and then select the entry you wish to edit from the list.
  3. Click the  icon in the lower left side of the screen.
    • Note: If the edit button is not available ensure that only one entry has been highlighted.
  4. To adjust you may use the slider or the text field to enter the time in seconds the Lock will deactivate, only ( 3 - 180 seconds is valid).
  5. Confirm changes with the saveBtn.png button.

Edit a Portal's Lock Output Mode

  1. Log in and navigate to Portals. Main Menu-> Setup-> System Setup-> Portal
  2. Use the search feature and then select the entry you wish to edit from the list.
  3. Click the  icon in the lower left side of the screen.
    • Note: If the edit button is not available ensure that only one entry has been highlighted.
  4. Use the Lock Output Mode drop down menu to select the correct operation for the lock being used for the portal.
  5. Confirm changes with the saveBtn.png button.

Edit a Portal's Lock Schedule

  1. Log in and navigate to Portals. Main Menu-> Setup-> System Setup-> Portal
  2. Use the search feature and then select the entry you wish to edit from the list.
  3. Click the  icon in the lower left side of the screen.
    • Note: If the edit button is not available ensure that only one entry has been highlighted.
  4. Use the Lock Schedule drop down menu to select the correct Device Schedule
    • Note: Only Device Schedules can be applied to a lock, if the schedule does not appear in the list please ensure that the schedule is a Device Schedule
  5. Confirm changes with the saveBtn.png button.

Edit a Portal's Door Contact Input

  1. Log in and navigate to Portals. Main Menu-> Setup-> System Setup-> Portal
  2. Use the search feature and then select the entry you wish to edit from the list.
  3. Click the  icon in the lower left side of the screen.
    • Note: If the edit button is not available ensure that only one entry has been highlighted.
  4. Use the Door Contact Input drop down menu to select the Input being used to monitor the Portal, this is sometimes referred to as a Door Position Sensor or DPS for short
  5. Confirm changes with the saveBtn.png button.

Edit a Portal's Primary Rex Input

  1. Log in and navigate to Portals. Main Menu-> Setup-> System Setup-> Portal
  2. Use the search feature and then select the entry you wish to edit from the list.
  3. Click the  icon in the lower left side of the screen.
    • Note: If the edit button is not available ensure that only one entry has been highlighted.
  4. Use the Primary Rex Input drop down menu to select the correct Input being used for the Request to Exit (REX)
  5. Confirm changes with the saveBtn.png button.

Toggle the Portal as a Perimeter Portal

  1. Log in and navigate to Portals. Main Menu-> Setup-> System Setup-> Portal
  2. Use the search feature and then select the entry you wish to edit from the list.
  3. Click the  icon in the lower left side of the screen.
    • Note: If the edit button is not available ensure that only one entry has been highlighted.
  4. Use the Perimeter Portal to toggle the Portal from Yes to No or vice versa.
  5. Confirm changes with the saveBtn.png button.

Change the Help Open Time

  1. Log in and navigate to Portals. Main Menu-> Setup-> System Setup-> Portal
  2. Use the search feature and then select the entry you wish to edit from the list.
  3. Click the  icon in the lower left side of the screen.
    • Note: If the edit button is not available ensure that only one entry has been highlighted.
  4. Locate the ShowAdvOptions.jpg text and click it to expand advanced options. 
  5. Scroll down until you locate Advanced Settings.
  6. In the Advanced Setting section, use the Door Contact Held's slider or text field to input the time in seconds the door is allowed to stay open without triggering a door help alarm. 
    • Note: The time can vary greatly depending on function of the Portal and the People using it. Consult the end-user to determine their needs.

     HeldTimeSLider.jpg

  1. Confirm changes with the saveBtn.png button.

 

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