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How do I arm/disarm alarm panels in eMerge?
Viewed 2414 times since Thu, May 13, 2010
Arming and Disarming Alarm Panels Select Administration: Arm Alarm Panel. On this page you can: Arm or disarm an alarm panel. To arm/disarm an alarm panel: The Administration Arm Alarm Panel page displays a table listing all alarm panels configured... Read More
Setting up Elevators
Viewed 2223 times since Tue, Apr 5, 2011
Note: Elevators is not a feature available to the 50P System.   Step 1: Create Outputs Go to the NETWORK NODES menu by way ofSETUP:SITE SETTINGS:NETWORK NODES . Select the tab labeled "Blades.” This will display your "Access Blades”... Read More
How do I create e-mail notifications?
Viewed 2208 times since Wed, Mar 24, 2010
In order to set up email notifications perform the following:  Set up an Email Server Enter the users’ email addresses that you want to be notified Create an event for when the users will be notified Activate the event NOTE: If... Read More
How do I setup a NAS or FTP backup?
Viewed 2182 times since Thu, Mar 25, 2010
DO NOT CHANGE THE NAMES OF THE BACKUPS.  THE EMERGE USES THE BACKUP FORMAT FOR SYSTEM RESTORE!  ***To complete the setup of Network Storage you will need the assistance of a network administrator.*** Using a NAS (Network-attached storage)... Read More
Backing up and retrieving the system data in eMerge.
Viewed 2182 times since Thu, Apr 12, 2012
 Backing up an eMerge database  Go to the Setup Icon (gear icon) at the top of the screen Navigate to Setup: System Maintenance: Backup System      3.  Enter a title or description of the backup in the &ldquo... Read More
How do I configure an alarm panel on eMerge?
Viewed 2154 times since Thu, Jul 7, 2011
To integrate an alarm panel with the eMerge system, you need three wired connections.   The panel Armed/Disarmed state output typically provides an output voltage to signify armed/disarmed state. Refer to the panel manufacturer documentation... Read More
What do the reason codes mean in eMerge?
Viewed 2126 times since Thu, Apr 12, 2012
Reason Codes Specific [ ] messages for "Access denied" log entries include: [NOT IN NODE] - The network node has no record of this badge. [TIME] - Time specifications do not allow access for this person at this time. [LOCATION] - This persons access... Read More
How do I monitor floorplans?
Viewed 2014 times since Tue, Apr 5, 2011
NOTE: The ability to monitor a floorplan is not available in the 50P version. On this page you can: View any floorplan that is configured in the system. See the locations of portals, cameras, and temperature sensors. Display temperature graphs for... Read More
How do I set up time on an eMerge?
Viewed 1988 times since Wed, Mar 24, 2010
Use of a network time server ensures that the Network Controller and its nodes will be regularly synchronized with the exact time used by all other network resources. If no time server is available the network controller clock may drift slightly. ... Read More
How to upload sound files in eMerge.
Viewed 1910 times since Thu, Apr 12, 2012
Upload Sound File You can upload sound files to use in announcing alarms. To set up the use of a sound file to announce an alarm event use Setup : Alarms : Events. NOTE: Sound files (.wav) are each limited to 100,000 bytes maximum, and a maximum of... Read More
How do I create and use events in eMerge?
Viewed 1893 times since Wed, Mar 10, 2010
Events allow users to create the “effect” of cause and effect.  See the following scenarios for examples:  Ex1: Forced door causes an alarm.  The event would be the alarm going off. Ex2: An e-mail is sent when the door is... Read More
How do I set up duty log responses?
Viewed 1879 times since Fri, May 7, 2010
Setting Up Duty Log Responses Select Administration: Utility: Duty Log.On this page you can: Specify pre-determined duty log entries for later use in the Activity Log. To configure a preset duty log entry: In the Name text field enter a short name... Read More
How do I setup floorplans and add resources?
Viewed 1837 times since Wed, Mar 10, 2010
How do you create a floorplan and add resources? Go to Setup – Floorplans – Configure. Select add new from the drop-down list in the Floorplan section. Select from the Background drop-down in the Floorplan Details section the jpeg image... Read More
How do I create and activate holidays in eMerge?
Viewed 1803 times since Wed, Jul 6, 2011
Holidays make it possible to keep the system locked on days the building will be closed.  The eMerge system gives the user three separate groups to designate holidays so all users are not limited to one set of holidays.  An example of this... Read More
How do I delete existing backups in eMerge?
Viewed 1731 times since Mon, Mar 15, 2010
To delete system backups: Go to the Setup Icon (gear icon) at the top of the page. Navigate to Setup: System Maintenance: Utilities: System Backup Cleanup Select the “Delete?” check box for each backup you want to delete.   Note... Read More
How do I create time specs and time spec groups in eMerge?
Viewed 1720 times since Wed, Jul 6, 2011
Creating Time Specs Go to Setup: Time: Time Specs Choose your time spec from the drop down or click "add"        There can only be one “Start Time (HH:MM)” and one “End Time (HH:MM)” per time spec... Read More
How do I restore my eMerge database from a backup?
Viewed 1679 times since Thu, Oct 6, 2011
It is important that you DO NOT CHANGE THE NAME OF AN EMERGE BACKUP Know the version of your eMerge before trying to restore a backup to verify it is the correct version. 50 and 5000 versions are formed “bak_yyyymmdd_hhmmss.enc” 50P and... Read More
How do I set an extended unlock or ADA on a door?
Viewed 1657 times since Thu, Apr 12, 2012
 An extended lock or ADA user gives the administrator options to give extra time for the user to get in the door before it locks. How to define the Extended Time Length Go to the Setup icon (gear icon) at the top of the page. Navigate to Setup:... Read More
Where can I find information about the security application in eMerge?
Viewed 1541 times since Wed, Jul 6, 2011
About the Security Application Select Support/Utility : About. This page displays: The last database backup information. Support contact information. Software version and Updates information. Flash Card usage statistics. License Identifier and... Read More