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Native Integration Available

This integration requires a Class 3 License and a Device Server. Please contact your account manager for more details.

 

Native Integration: Supported Features

  • Alarm
  • Output/Door Control
  • Sync / Get Config

Native Integration: Requirements

License Requirements

A licensed RS2 Access It!® Universal.NET server

Network Requirements

From To Port Description
SureView Device Server RS2 Access It! Server 80 TCP REST API Commands
SureView Device Server RS2 Access It! Server 135 TCP Client Communication
SureView Device Server RS2 Access It! Server 3030 TCP Client Communication
SureView Device Server RS2 Access It! Server 3001 TCP Default SCP Communication

 

Permission Requirements

  1. RS2 user
  2. RS2 API Key

Native Integration: Sync Configuration

Using the SureView Advanced Device Setup go to the Sync Tab and add "RS2" as a new Sync System including the following fields

Host IP address or host of the RS2 server
Port The RS2 "REST API" port (default = 80)
Username The username of your RS2 account
Password The password of your RS2 account
Extra value

The ExtraValue is built up with the following settings:

 

The API Key that SureView will use to connect to RS2 with

APIKey="xxxxxxxxxxx"

 

Your preferred Alarm Acknowledgment Mode

AcknowledgementMode="None" / "AutoAck" / "OperatorAck"

 

None = Don't Ack alarms in RS2

AutoAck = Ack alarms in RS2 as soon as they are received in SureView

OperatorAck = Ack alarms in RS2 as soon as they are acknowledged by an operator in SureView SureView

 

example

APiKey="xxxx";AcknowledgementMode="OperatorAck"

 

Native Integration: Area Sync

Once you have saved your Sync Configuration (described above) you can then add the individual Area Syncs to synchronise RS2 "Sites" against individual Areas in Sure View.

  1. Go to the  Sureview "Syncs" tab (when adding or editing your Sync System)
  2. Click Add Area Sync
  3. Complete the Area Sync Fields
Field Value
Title The friendly name for the Area Sync
Area Which SureView Area should the sync use when adding doors/alarms etc
Identifier

The RS2 Site Name(s) or Device Names Prefix that you would like to sync against in the following format

 

SiteNames="Test Site 1; Test Site 2; Test Site 3";

OR

TitlePrefix="DeviceName"

 

Note: if using TitlePrefix matching the above example would match anything that started "DeviceName". e.g. DeviceName1, DeviceName2, DevicenName3 would all match

Interval How often should the system sync into SureView?
default: 24 hours
Enabled

Enable or Disable the automatic Sync

default on

Allow Update Area Allows the sync to automatically move synced doors/alarms to a different area

Default off

recommended to keep off
Allow update Device Settings

Allows the sync to automatically update the door/alarm settings

Default off

 

recommended to keep off

 


Native Integration: Configuration

Add Site

To add a site in RS2 start by going to the System tab on the left. You can then add the site by clicking the New button in the top left of the application. This will then bring up a window to configure the new site.

RS2 New Site.png

Add SCP

To add an SCP start by selecting the Hardware tab on the left. You will then be able to select the SCP section. From here you can select the New button in the top left. You will then be able to configure your SCP before adding it. Once configuration is complete select the Save button.

AddSCP.png

 

Configuring Events

In order for events to be brought into Sureview the Annunciation type will have to be set to Alarm within RS2 . To do this select whichever device group tab contains the device on the left of the application.

RS2 Event.png

 

Double click the device you would like to configure, this will show the device settings. Go to the Events tab and find the event you would like to be recognised by Sureview. You can change the Annunciation Type by double clicking the value and selecting the correct type. Once configuration is complete, select the Save button.

In addition to the SureView configured details (such as Alarm Point Names, Area Details, Floor Plans etc) alarms will also include as much relevant information from RS2 as possible, including:

  • Source Name
  • Card Holder Name
  • Alarm Description
  • Alarm Type
  • Acknowledgment ID
  • Source ID
  • Alarm Location
  • Timestamp

 

Note: Access Granted Alarms are ignored by default. To enable them please raise a support ticket to discuss with the SureView Team

 

 

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