General questions for PTI systems

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A "Managers" code is used by the manager or other persons to enter and exit the facility without being assigned to a regular unit. This could be the waste disposal service, police & fire, groundskeepers, etc.

To add this code, do the following:

  1. In StorLogix, open the User Operations screen.
  2. Select the Add UserA person who uses the access control of a site, not necessarily an operator. icon
  3. Enter the non-tenant name for the individual or company in the fields supplied.
  4. Enter the access code desired into the code/card field, then select the assign button.
  5. Select the Next button located in the lower right hand corner of the wizard.
  6. On step 2 of 2, you will need to assign the appropriate Access LevelA Setup used in StorLogix to define a user's access to the site, a building, or a unit. Access Levels are the access permissions for the user. The Access Level also contains the "Access Area" (defining what area the user may enter), and "Time Schedule" (what time of day the user may attempt access to the site or the assigned area). needed for access, then select Done.
  7. When prompted if you wish to rent a unit to the user, select No.


A Time ScheduleThe hours that an operator, user or group of users are allowed to enter the site. Used in conjunction with an "Access Area" to define an "Access Level". in Storlogix limits access hours for your tenants. To add a new one, or edit an existing one, perform the following steps:

  1. In Storlogix select the Setup menu.
  2. Click on Time Schedules.
  3. Click on Add for a new time schedule, or select an existing Time ScheduleThe hours that an operator, user or group of users are allowed to enter the site. Used in conjunction with an "Access Area" to define an "Access Level". and click on Edit. Click Next to continue.
  4. Click inside the bar for a day of the week you what to set the access hours for. The Change Time Schedules window will appear. Set the Start Time and End Time for the first Time SpanOne or more periods of time within a time slot that a user or operator can enter a site. For example: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm is a time slot. and select the Add button to enter it. If you are editing an existing time span, just select that line and set the Start Time and End Time. When all Time Spans for that day have been adjusted, click on the Done button.
    • Note: Click on the C button next to the completed time schedule day to copy that time schedule to the other days of the week or holidays.
    • Note: You can have multiple Time Spans during the day. For example, a Span could be set from 2AM to 4AM, and also from 8AM to 5PM.


Storlogix has optional modules which may or may not be enabled depending on what key was used to register the software. These modules include PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader., Overlock, Storlogix Sync, and EasyCodeA mobile application for tenants which allows them to use their phone or tablet for access in to or out of a facility. Also shows the tenant activity and alarms associated with their unit(s). Requires StorLogix 5.0 or above..

To see what modules are enabled, in the StorLogix program select the "Help" menu, and then "About StorLogix". The following window will be displayed:

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A list of your enabled modules is in the "Features" section.

Note: Your version numbers and other information may not be the same as what this screen shows. This is for example only.



The interface from the management software to StorLogix (VersionA number designating the current release of the StorLogix product. This allows tracking of updates. 4.1.55 and higher) is done through the StorLogix InterfaceThe connection between an accounting software, such as TaskMaster, which is used to handle the billing for a site to the StorLogix system used to handle access control and security. This allows the system to automatically lock out users who do not pay their bill. program.[1][2]
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The StorLogix InterfaceThe connection between an accounting software, such as TaskMaster, which is used to handle the billing for a site to the StorLogix system used to handle access control and security. This allows the system to automatically lock out users who do not pay their bill. is used to connect a management software to StorLogix so that customer activity in the management software automatically appears in StorLogix. For example, when a unit is rented to a customer in the management software, the client information is automatically downloaded to StorLogix and the customer is immediately recognized by the system without the manager having to enter the information twice in two separate programs. Also, when a customer becomes delinquent in the management software, their access is automatically suspended in StorLogix.

  1. Click on the StorLogix InterfaceThe connection between an accounting software, such as TaskMaster, which is used to handle the billing for a site to the StorLogix system used to handle access control and security. This allows the system to automatically lock out users who do not pay their bill. Icon on the computer desktop. If there is no icon on the desktop, the program can be found by clicking on the Start Menu in Programs/PTI Security Systems/StorLogix InterfaceThe connection between an accounting software, such as TaskMaster, which is used to handle the billing for a site to the StorLogix system used to handle access control and security. This allows the system to automatically lock out users who do not pay their bill..
  2. If StorLogix has not been run yet, then the first time you run StorLogix InterfaceThe connection between an accounting software, such as TaskMaster, which is used to handle the billing for a site to the StorLogix system used to handle access control and security. This allows the system to automatically lock out users who do not pay their bill. there will be no site set up. If Storlogix has been run, then the new site wizard will have already added a site to the list.
  3. If you are adding a site, click on the Add button to take you to the interface setup screen.
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  4. Enter the Site Name. This is generally the name of the Facility.
  5. On the InterfaceTo connect one software program to another for the purpose of sharing information. Generally, this will refer to the Management Interface or the connection between an accounting software such as TaskMaster used to handle the billing for a site to the StorLogix system used to handle access control and security. This allows the system to automatically lock out users who do not pay their bill. Settings screen the SQLDatabase format used by StorLogix. ServerA computer, device, or program that manages resources for a network of multiple computers and devices. name will auto-fill with the current server StorLogix is using. Choose the site (or sites) that this interface will be setup for.[3] To multi-select just click on more than one site name.
  6. Select the Accounting Software Package that is being interfaced (if it is not already selected).
  7. Click on the button labeled Set InterfaceTo connect one software program to another for the purpose of sharing information. Generally, this will refer to the Management Interface or the connection between an accounting software such as TaskMaster used to handle the billing for a site to the StorLogix system used to handle access control and security. This allows the system to automatically lock out users who do not pay their bill. Defaults.
  8. The fields for the Preprocessor, Input File and Result File will prefill with the defaults of the software that you Selected. If the input file has a different name or location on your computer, or if there is a network involved, you will need to browse for the correct file and location using the button next to the Input File field. If you change the Preprocessor or Input file from the default, the field will turn red to let you know that this is a custom setup that may be incorrect.
  9. The Event File allows the events from StorLogix to be displayed in some management software packages. This file must be named localevents.txt and is found in the F2000 folder, generally on the C: drive, of the local computer. If it is on a network, this will be in the F2000 folder on the server.
  10. Click Save to save the settings.
  11. Once the interface is set up, you must use your Management Software application and download all of the information to StorLogix. Contact technical support for your management software company to obtain instructions on synchronizing or downloading to the gate system for the first time.
  12. By default all new sites added to the Storlogix InterfaceTo connect one software program to another for the purpose of sharing information. Generally, this will refer to the Management Interface or the connection between an accounting software such as TaskMaster used to handle the billing for a site to the StorLogix system used to handle access control and security. This allows the system to automatically lock out users who do not pay their bill. have Preview Mode turned on. This is an easy way to see if the settings are correct for your configuration.
  13. Once a download has been completed from the management software a preview screen will be shown.
  14. Review the UnitAn individual space or room that can be rented to a user and is generally off limits to other users. and User name formatting. If any errors were recorded for a line they will be shown in the 'Errors' column. Errors could include duplicate codes, codes that are out of range for this system or even bad data lines.
  15. Clicking on a result line in the list will show the source line from the interface file above the list.
  16. If for any reason you are not satisfied with the MI configuration at this point click on 'I'd like to make more changes...'. This will allow you to modify the interface settings and preview the processing again.
  17. If you are satisfied with the result click on 'Data looks good, continue processing' and the SI will disable preview mode for that interface and automatically re-process the last interface file into StorLogix.

Notes:
  1. Most management software interfaces are unidirectional communication. StorLogix receives information from the management software but does not communicate back to the management software. Therefore, any information that is incorrect in the management software will be incorrect in StorLogix.
  2. To see a list of management software programs that we interface with, click here.
  3. Each "site" is an individual Falcon XTHardware controller used in conjunction with StorLogix software to control AI Devices at a site. controller.


The interface from the management software to StorLogix (VersionA number designating the current release of the StorLogix product. This allows tracking of updates. before 4.1.55) is done through the Management InterfaceThe connection between an accounting software, such as TaskMaster, which is used to handle the billing for a site to the StorLogix system used to handle access control and security. This allows the system to automatically lock out users who do not pay their bill. program.[1][2]

The Management InterfaceThe connection between an accounting software, such as TaskMaster, which is used to handle the billing for a site to the StorLogix system used to handle access control and security. This allows the system to automatically lock out users who do not pay their bill. is used to connect a management software to StorLogix so that customer activity in the management software automatically appears in StorLogix. For example, when a unit is rented to a customer in the management software, the client information is automatically downloaded to StorLogix and the customer is immediately recognized by the system without the manager having to enter the information twice in two separate programs. Also, when a customer becomes delinquent in the management software, their access is automatically suspended in StorLogix.

  1. Management InterfaceThe connection between an accounting software, such as TaskMaster, which is used to handle the billing for a site to the StorLogix system used to handle access control and security. This allows the system to automatically lock out users who do not pay their bill. usually runs minimized in the system tray. To expand it, right click on the light blue M icon in the system tray, and select Setup from the list.
    Management Interface 1.png
  2. If StorLogix has not been run yet, then the first time you run StorLogix InterfaceThe connection between an accounting software, such as TaskMaster, which is used to handle the billing for a site to the StorLogix system used to handle access control and security. This allows the system to automatically lock out users who do not pay their bill. there will be no site set up. If Storlogix has been run, then the new site wizard will have already added a site to the list.
  3. If you are adding a site, click on the Add button to take you to the interface setup screen.
    Management Interface 2.png
  4. Enter the Site Name. This is generally the name of the Facility.
  5. Select the management software that you wish to interface with. You may try to auto detect the type by clicking the blue Detect link.
  6. Select the type of PTI Access system that you have. You may try to auto detect the type by clicking the blue Detect link.
  7. Click on Next to advance to the next screen.
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  8. Select the server that has the database you are using for this site.
  9. Select the site(s) that you want to interface to.[3]
  10. Click on Next to advance to the next screen.
    Management Interface 4.png
  11. This screen shows the processing method and files used. They will automatically be set to the default types for the management interface you selected earlier, and should generally not be changed unless directed.
  12. Click on Next to advance to the next screen.
    Management Interface 5.png
  13. On the last screen, verify each of the setup items. If you need to correct any, use the Back button to return to that screen and modify. If all are correct, click on Done.
  14. Once the interface is set up, you must use your Management Software application and download all of the information to StorLogix. Contact technical support for your management software company to obtain instructions on synchronizing or downloading to the gate system for the first time.
  15. By default all new sites added to the Storlogix InterfaceTo connect one software program to another for the purpose of sharing information. Generally, this will refer to the Management Interface or the connection between an accounting software such as TaskMaster used to handle the billing for a site to the StorLogix system used to handle access control and security. This allows the system to automatically lock out users who do not pay their bill. have Preview Mode turned on. This is an easy way to see if the settings are correct for your configuration.
  16. Once a download has been completed from the management software a preview screen will be shown.
  17. Review the UnitAn individual space or room that can be rented to a user and is generally off limits to other users. and User name formatting. If any errors were recorded for a line they will be shown in the 'Errors' column. Errors could include duplicate codes, codes that are out of range for this system or even bad data lines.
  18. Clicking on a result line in the list will show the source line from the interface file above the list.
  19. If for any reason you are not satisfied with the MI configuration at this point click on 'I'd like to make more changes...'. This will allow you to modify the interface settings and preview the processing again.
  20. If you are satisfied with the result click on 'Data looks good, continue processing' and the SI will disable preview mode for that interface and automatically re-process the last interface file into StorLogix.

Notes:
  1. Most management software interfaces are unidirectional communication. StorLogix receives information from the management software but does not communicate back to the management software. Therefore, any information that is incorrect in the management software will be incorrect in StorLogix.
  2. To see a list of management software programs that we interface with, click here.
  3. Each "site" is an individual Falcon XTHardware controller used in conjunction with StorLogix software to control AI Devices at a site. controller.


The system can be set up to send EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). to a computer or cell phone to alert a manager, guard, or owner to specific activity. AlertsAlerts are emails or text messages that setup to be automatically sent to an email box or cell phone when a specific event occurs. For example, a site can choose to setup an email to automatically go to the site owner if a door alarm is set off. can be set up for any specific event or type of event, or it can be any activity by a specific unit or user. When the selected event occurs, an EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). is automatically generated and sent to the EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). address(es) set up in the system.

To set up alerts:

  1. In StorLogix, from the top menu select Alarms & Events then Setup AlertsAlerts are emails or text messages that setup to be automatically sent to an email box or cell phone when a specific event occurs. For example, a site can choose to setup an email to automatically go to the site owner if a door alarm is set off..
  2. The Setup AlertsAlerts are emails or text messages that setup to be automatically sent to an email box or cell phone when a specific event occurs. For example, a site can choose to setup an email to automatically go to the site owner if a door alarm is set off. main screen will appear. From this screen the alert settings can be added or edited. There are two different classes of alerts:
    • User AlertsAlerts are emails or text messages that setup to be automatically sent to an email box or cell phone when a specific event occurs. For example, a site can choose to setup an email to automatically go to the site owner if a door alarm is set off.: Used to send emails to individual tenants or users of the system. These types of emails include alerts when their code is used to enter the site, or when their unit door is opened or closed (if the unit is equipped with door alarms).
    • System AlertsAlerts are emails or text messages that setup to be automatically sent to an email box or cell phone when a specific event occurs. For example, a site can choose to setup an email to automatically go to the site owner if a door alarm is set off.: Used to send email to the manager or other operators. These types of emails include system status (devices offline), alarms, or other items that the manager may want to be alerted to.
  3. The EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). Sender Settings need to be set up before any other items. Click on EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). Sender.
    • On this screen you can set up the EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). settings for who the EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). will be sent from. This will usually be the site manager or owner.
    • In From Address, enter the address of the operator from whom the EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). will be sent.
    • In From Name, enter the operator's name as you want it to appear on the EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet)..
    • NOTE: If the site is using Outlook or Outlook Express, the EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). ServerA computer, device, or program that manages resources for a network of multiple computers and devices. Settings will use the default settings. Otherwise, complete the following steps.
    • Enter the EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). host address. This is the Internet service provider for the site. This can be AOL, Earthlink, etc. Contact your Internet service provider for this information.
    • If your ISP requires a user name and password, place a checkmark in the My server requires a user name and password checkbox and enter that information.
    • If your ISP requires SSL encryption, place a checkmark in the My server uses SSL encryption to send EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). checkbox and enter that information. The SMTP number will usually be 25 for EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet)..
    • Once the EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). sender settings are finished, click Test Settings and the Test Settings pop-up will appear. Enter an EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). address to send the test EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). and click OK.
    • If any settings are invalid, you will get an error message. Re-check your settings and try the test again.
    • After the EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). is sent you will get a message asking if it was received. Click Yes if the EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). was delivered, click No if the EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). was not received. Note: It may take several minutes for an email to be processed by the servers involved. Also be sure to check any "Junk EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet)." folders. You may need to add the email address you set as the From EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). to your address book in the account that is receiving the mail, so that filters do not block the mail.
  4. To receive alerts based on system events, you will need to set up System Event Groups.
    • Click on Event Groups on the main Setup AlertsAlerts are emails or text messages that setup to be automatically sent to an email box or cell phone when a specific event occurs. For example, a site can choose to setup an email to automatically go to the site owner if a door alarm is set off. screen, the Event Groups screen will appear.
    • Click Add to create a new Event Group.
    • When the EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). Event Group Settings screen appears, type in a name for the Group in the Group Name field and select an EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). Template to use for the group. (A generic template is provided, however, additional templates can be formatted.)
    • In the "Events to Send to this Group" section, select the category of events about which to be notified. This will populate the "Description" field with the alert types available in that category. Place a checkmark next to each alert type about which you want notification.
    • Click Save.
    • The newly created Event Group will appear in the available Event Groups list. Click Close when you are finished adding groups.
    • Note: You will want to limit the number of events that are Emailed as alerts. Each event will be sent as an individual EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet).. Emailing a lot of events can quickly overwhelm an In-box.

  • If you want to send alerts to individual users, you will need to set them up.
    1. In the "Manage EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). Addresses" group, click on User EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet)....
    2. Select a user name from the list and click Edit. The User EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). Settings screen will appear.
    3. Enter the EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). address for the user and place a checkmark in the box(es) for the alerts the customer would like sent to them.
    4. If you want system alerts about this user to be emailed to the manager or other operators, place a checkmark next to Send System AlertsAlerts are emails or text messages that setup to be automatically sent to an email box or cell phone when a specific event occurs. For example, a site can choose to setup an email to automatically go to the site owner if a door alarm is set off. about this UserA person who uses the access control of a site, not necessarily an operator..
    5. Click Save.
    6. Continue to edit users or close this menu.

  • If you want to send emails to operators, click on System EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet)..
    1. If operator Emails have already been set up in Outlook or Outlook Express, the Name and EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). Address field will auto-populate.
    2. If you need to add a new user, click Add.
    3. In the Name field, enter the name of the operator to whom alerts should be sent.
    4. In the EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). field, enter the operator's email address where the alerts are to be sent.
    5. In the Event Groups field is listed all available Event Groups. Place a checkmark in the checkbox next to the event group to be Emailed and click Save.
    6. NOTE: You will want to limit the number of events that are Emailed as alerts. Each event will be sent as an individual EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet).. Emailing a lot of events can quickly overwhelm your In-box.

  • You can set up templates for the emails to be sent to users and operators.
    1. Click on User Templates....
    2. In the EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). Template area of the window StorLogix has three default templates: User Entered Site Template, User UnitAn individual space or room that can be rented to a user and is generally off limits to other users. Alarmed Template and User UnitAn individual space or room that can be rented to a user and is generally off limits to other users. Opened Template. The content of the email can be edited by clicking on the Edit... button or by double clicking the template from the EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). Template list.
    3. The Manage EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). Template window will open. In this window you can edit the Subject Line, add additional text to the Message Body (up to 500 characters) and preview a sample of what the sent emails would look like.
    4. The email can contain Placeholders that will be populated automatically by StorLogix. These include items such as unit numbers, the date and time, etc.
    5. Save any changes and exit.

  • System Templates can be added or edited by clicking the System Templates... button.
    1. There is one default template: Generic Alert Template. You can edit this one or add more.
    2. The content of the email can be edited by clicking on the Edit... button or by double clicking the template from the EmailShort for electronic mail. Messages transmitted over a network (usually the internet). Template list.
    3. The email can contain Placeholders that will be populated automatically by StorLogix. These include items such as unit numbers, the date and time, etc.


In StorLogix, your exit keypad can be set to one of 5 different modes. These modes control what times the exit keypad will allow a tenant to leave the facility.

  • Late exit not allowed.
    • The exit keypad will stop allowing access at the same time the entrance keypad does.
  • Timed late exit.
    • The exit keypad will allow late exit for a specific time period (Grace Period) after the entrance keypad stops working.
  • Counted late exit.
    • The exit keypad will allow a specific number (Count Limit) of late exits by a particular tenant.
  • Timed & Counted late exit.
    • A combination of the two previous settings.
  • Free late exit.
    • The exit keypad will work 24 hours a day.

To set this mode follow these steps:

  1. In StorLogix open the Settings menu.
  2. Select 17: Falcon XTHardware controller used in conjunction with StorLogix software to control AI Devices at a site..
  3. In the lower left corner of the window that opens, make sure it says "Step 1 of 4". If it does not, click on the Advanced button.
  4. Select the controller you wish to change from the list, then click Next 3 times to advance to "Step 4 of 4".

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  5. In the Late ExitOptions that allow a user exit after their scheduled time slot. That is, if a user is allowed access to the property from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, and they come on the property at 4:55; the Late Exit options allow the site to decide how long after 5:00 pm they have to exit or how many times after 5:00 pm their code may be used for exit. section, select the mode you wish.
  6. If you have selected a Timed mode, set the Grace Period to the desired amount of time, in minutes.
  7. If you have selected a Counted mode, set the Count Limit to the desired number of allowed exits per tenant.
  8. Click Done to save the settings.


AntiPassback (AKA AntiPiggyback) setup in StorLogix controls two things:

  • If a tenant must use a specific keypad before they can use another one. For example, if a site has a keypad to get into a gate, and then another keypad to get into a building. The system can be set up so that a code must be used at the gate keypad before that code will work for the building keypad.
  • How quickly a code can be used to enter the site repeatedly. This is most often used in situations involving a mangate or turnstile, and the access system uses cards for entry. This setup prevents users from "passing back" a card to a different user outside the gate or turnstile for them to use.

To set up your antipassback, follow these steps:

  1. In StorLogix open the Settings menu.
  2. Select 17: Falcon XTHardware controller used in conjunction with StorLogix software to control AI Devices at a site..
  3. In the lower left corner of the window that opens, make sure it says "Step 1 of 4". If it does not, click on the Advanced button.
  4. Select the controller you wish to change from the list, then click Next 3 times to advance to "Step 4 of 4".

    StorLogix Late Exit.png

  5. In the Anti-PassbackAnti-Passback is a function to help prevent tailgating (one user following another through a gate or door without entering their own access code). Generally, anti-passback requires one exit for every entrance and one entrance for every exit. Therefore, if I didn’t enter my code to enter the site, the system won’t let me leave the site. (APBAnti-Passback is a function to help prevent tailgating (one user following another through a gate or door without entering their own access code). Generally, anti-passback requires one exit for every entrance and one entrance for every exit. Therefore, if I didn’t enter my code to enter the site, the system won’t let me leave the site.) section, select the mode you wish.
    • Allow Anti-PassbackAnti-Passback is a function to help prevent tailgating (one user following another through a gate or door without entering their own access code). Generally, anti-passback requires one exit for every entrance and one entrance for every exit. Therefore, if I didn’t enter my code to enter the site, the system won’t let me leave the site.: Allows free use of codes with no restrictions on previous area or the number of times a code will allow someone onsite.
    • Timed Anti-PassbackAnti-Passback is a function to help prevent tailgating (one user following another through a gate or door without entering their own access code). Generally, anti-passback requires one exit for every entrance and one entrance for every exit. Therefore, if I didn’t enter my code to enter the site, the system won’t let me leave the site.: Sets a time period between allowed uses of a code at the entrance keypad. Note: This is reset if the code is used at an exit keypad.
    • Logical Anti-PassbackAnti-Passback is a function to help prevent tailgating (one user following another through a gate or door without entering their own access code). Generally, anti-passback requires one exit for every entrance and one entrance for every exit. Therefore, if I didn’t enter my code to enter the site, the system won’t let me leave the site.: Sets if the user must be onsite by using the entrance keypad, before another keypad will allow the code to work.
    • Timed - Logical Anti-PassbackAnti-Passback is a function to help prevent tailgating (one user following another through a gate or door without entering their own access code). Generally, anti-passback requires one exit for every entrance and one entrance for every exit. Therefore, if I didn’t enter my code to enter the site, the system won’t let me leave the site.:Both the previous two options are set at the same time.
  6. If you have selected a Timed mode, set the Time (min) to the desired amount of time, in minutes, that must pass before a code can be used again.
  7. Click Done to save these settings.
  8. If you did not select a Logical setting, skip to step 14.
  9. Back in the Settings menu, select 16: A/I Device Properties.
  10. In the lower left corner of the window that opens, make sure it says "Step 1 of 6". If it does not, click on the Advanced button.
  11. Select the keypad you want to change. Select the Edit radio button, then click Next 4 times to advance to "Step 5 of 6".

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  12. Set the keypad to one of the 4 modes below.
    • Exempt from Logical Passback Rules: This keypad will not be effected by the Anti-passback mode settings for the system.
    • User must be On-SiteA collective reference to the location or property controlled by StorLogix. May be one or many buildings and may actually be more than one physical location.: The user has to be in the onsite area before they can use this keypad.
    • "From Area" matches BuildingAn individual structure on a site that users and operators have access to, such as an office building, storage facility, parking structure, etc. Each building must be setup separately within StorLogix.: The "From Area" setting must match the building this area is assigned to. Note: The "From Area" setting can be seen in step 2 of this wizard.
    • User must be in "From Area": The user must enter into the area specifies as the "From Area" before they can use this keypad. Note: The "From Area" setting can be seen in step 2 of this wizard.
  13. Click Next then clink Done to save these settings.
  14. On the menu bar at the top of the StorLogix program, select User Operations" and then Preferences.
  15. If you are setting an APBAnti-Passback is a function to help prevent tailgating (one user following another through a gate or door without entering their own access code). Generally, anti-passback requires one exit for every entrance and one entrance for every exit. Therefore, if I didn’t enter my code to enter the site, the system won’t let me leave the site. mode, click on the button Enable APBAnti-Passback is a function to help prevent tailgating (one user following another through a gate or door without entering their own access code). Generally, anti-passback requires one exit for every entrance and one entrance for every exit. Therefore, if I didn’t enter my code to enter the site, the system won’t let me leave the site. : All Users.
  16. You should disable the anti-passback feature on the individual user level for individuals such as managers or other "operators". This would be in step 3 of the Edit User wizard, where you would uncheck the option "Must Obey Anti-PassbackAnti-Passback is a function to help prevent tailgating (one user following another through a gate or door without entering their own access code). Generally, anti-passback requires one exit for every entrance and one entrance for every exit. Therefore, if I didn’t enter my code to enter the site, the system won’t let me leave the site. Rules".


PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. is an optional module available in the StorLogix software that allows a tenant to pay their rent at the gate keypad, using a built-in magstripe reader.

Follow these instructions to see if you have the PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. module installed.

Requirements:

  • A PC with the StorLogix program installed, and connected to a Falcon XTHardware controller used in conjunction with StorLogix software to control AI Devices at a site..
  • At least one APEX keypad w/ magnetic card reader installed at the facility and connected to the Falcon XTHardware controller used in conjunction with StorLogix software to control AI Devices at a site..
  • The PC must have a high speed always on connection to the internet.
  • The CenterShift login information for your facility. (Site ID, Organization ID , User ID and PINA secret number used in conjunction with a swipe or proximity card to prevent the use of the card in the event of theft., obtained from CenterShift)


DLL Installation:
There are two files that are provided for the interface.

  • LSPayXpress.dll
  • LSpayXpress.dll.config

The LSPayXpress.dll file is placed into the folder “C:\Program Files\PTI Security Systems\LogixServerLogixServer controls the transfer of information between the Falcon XT, the Event Log database and the StorLogix database. Later versions of this program run as a service and have a GUI called "Dashboard" which can handle connections to multiple sites and databases.” on the PC. (On 64 bit systems, this will be “C:\Program Files (x86)\PTI Security Systems\LogixServerLogixServer controls the transfer of information between the Falcon XT, the Event Log database and the StorLogix database. Later versions of this program run as a service and have a GUI called "Dashboard" which can handle connections to multiple sites and databases.”). If there is an existing LSPayXpress.dll file in the folder, replace it with the new one. It will be necessary to shut down StorLogix and the LogixServer program while replacing this file. If your system uses "LogixServer DashboardLogixServer controls the transfer of information between the Falcon XT, the Event Log database and the StorLogix database. Later versions of this program run as a service and have a GUI called "Dashboard" which can handle connections to multiple sites and databases.", you will also need to stop the LogixServer service.

In Addition, place both files in the folder "C:\Program Data\PTI Security Systems\LogixServerLogixServer controls the transfer of information between the Falcon XT, the Event Log database and the StorLogix database. Later versions of this program run as a service and have a GUI called "Dashboard" which can handle connections to multiple sites and databases."


Configuration:

Use the Notepad program on your PC to open the “LSpayXpress.dll.config” file.

This file contains the following information for the facility:

  • Setting “ServerURL” should be set to the address for your Centershift server. This is provided by Centershift.
  • Setting “SiteID” is set to the number that is used to identify your particular site. This number is assigned by Centershift.
  • Setting “OrgID” is the number that identifies the organization your site belongs to. This number is assigned by Centershift.
  • Setting “UserID” is the ID for the user logging into the Centershift server. This is assigned by Centershift.
  • Setting “PINA secret number used in conjunction with a swipe or proximity card to prevent the use of the card in the event of theft.” is the PINA secret number used in conjunction with a swipe or proximity card to prevent the use of the card in the event of theft. code used to log into the Centershift server. This is assigned by Centershift.
  • Setting “LogLevel” is used to determine the detail of log messages that are written to the log file. Unless otherwise directed, this should not be changed.

Edit each of the items located after the “value” tag for each setting. DO NOT change any of the other information or formatting in the file.

After you have changed the settings, save the file and close it. Once the file has been closed, restart any programs or services that were stopped.

Storlogix Setup:

AI DeviceAccess Interface Device. A general name referring to all PTI Keypads, Multiplexers, Relay Boards, and Wiegand Protocol Devices. In previous PTI systems these were occasionally referred to as remotes or remote devices. Setup:

  1. In the Storlogix program, open the “Setup” menu and select item #16 “AI DeviceAccess Interface Device. A general name referring to all PTI Keypads, Multiplexers, Relay Boards, and Wiegand Protocol Devices. In previous PTI systems these were occasionally referred to as remotes or remote devices. Properties”.
  2. Select the device that will be used to make payments and then click on “Edit”. Typically this will be the entrance keypad into the facility, or it could be a keypad that is installed outside the office door specifically used to make payments.
  3. The device “Type” should be listed as “Apex – Mag Stripe Reader”.
  4. Click on the button labeled “Advanced”, located in the lower left corner of the screen.
  5. Click on “Next” until you reach screen "4 of 6". At the bottom of this screen the option “Used to accept PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. Payments” should be checked.
  6. Click “Next” until you reach screen 6, and then click on “Done”.


User Setup:

All tenants that are to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. must be designated as such. This can be checked by selecting a user from the user list and editing their information. At the bottom of screen #3 is the option box “Authorized to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. which must be checked.

Note that for a user to be able to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader., their information must come into the Storlogix database through the accounting system interface.


PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. Operation:

When a tenant that is enabled to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. enters their code at a keypad that is also set up to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader., then the keypad will display the following message on its LCD screen.

“Please wait while we retrieve your account balance…”

The PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. DLL will contact the Centershift payment server to obtain the balance for that users account. This may take several seconds. Note that this balance will include all units that this user is assigned to, plus any late fees.

If the user has a balance due on their account, this will be displayed to them on the following screen:

       “Pay minimum due of”
       “XXX.XX? ”
       “Paid to XX/XX/XXXX”
       “* - more, # - OK, 0 - cancel”

The user can press the * key to go on to the pay in advance screen, # to accept to pay the minimum due, or 0 to cancel the operation.

If the user has a credit balance on the account, it will be figured into the total amount.

If the user has no balance due or a credit, they will be shown a screen that asks if they want to pay in advance.

       “No Balance Due”
       “Pay in Advance?”
       “* = Yes    # = No”

Note that if the user has a credit amount greater than the amount to pay 1 month in advance, they will not be able to use the keypad for payment.

Selecting the pay in advance option will display the total for 1 month in advance.

       “Pay 1 Month balance of “
       “XXX.XX”
       “Paid to date: xx/xx/xx” (Will show the current paid to date for the unit.)
       “* - more, # - OK, 0 - cancel”

Further presses of the * key will advance the # of months to pay up to 12, and then back to 1 month again.

Canceling at any point will cause the access system to go ahead and use the users code to open the gate or door (if equipped).

Selecting the # button at the Pay Balance or Pay in Advance screen will display the request to swipe the users credit card.

After the card has been swiped, the user will be prompted to enter their ZIP code used for billing the card.

The PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. DLL will then contact CenterShift again, with a request to pay the unit. Either a success message or a fail message will be displayed on the LCD screen. In either event, the code will then be processed and the user allowed entry into the facility (if the keypad is set up for this, and they are not delinquent as a result of a failed payment).

A successful payment will result in the user being emailed a payment receipt, if the user has a valid email address entered in the Centershift system.



PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. is an optional module available in the StorLogix software that allows a tenant to pay their rent at the gate keypad, using a built-in magstripe reader.

Follow these instructions to see if you have the PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. module installed.

Requirements:

  • A PC with the StorLogix program installed, and connected to a Falcon XTHardware controller used in conjunction with StorLogix software to control AI Devices at a site..
  • At least one APEX keypad w/ magnetic card reader installed at the facility and connected to the Falcon XTHardware controller used in conjunction with StorLogix software to control AI Devices at a site..
  • The PC must have a high speed always on connection to the internet.
  • The DOMICO login information for your facility. (Client ID, Site Name and WebKey, obtained from DOMICO )


DLL Installation:
There are two files that are provided for the interface.

  • LSPayXpress.dll
  • LSpayXpress.dll.config

The LSPayXpress.dll file is placed into the folder “C:\Program Files\PTI Security Systems\LogixServerLogixServer controls the transfer of information between the Falcon XT, the Event Log database and the StorLogix database. Later versions of this program run as a service and have a GUI called "Dashboard" which can handle connections to multiple sites and databases.” on the PC. (On 64 bit systems, this will be “C:\Program Files (x86)\PTI Security Systems\LogixServerLogixServer controls the transfer of information between the Falcon XT, the Event Log database and the StorLogix database. Later versions of this program run as a service and have a GUI called "Dashboard" which can handle connections to multiple sites and databases.”). If there is an existing LSPayXpress.dll file in the folder, replace it with the new one. It will be necessary to shut down StorLogix and the LogixServer program while replacing this file. If your system uses "LogixServer DashboardLogixServer controls the transfer of information between the Falcon XT, the Event Log database and the StorLogix database. Later versions of this program run as a service and have a GUI called "Dashboard" which can handle connections to multiple sites and databases.", you will also need to stop the LogixServer service.

In Addition, place both files in the folder "C:\Program Data\PTI Security Systems\LogixServerLogixServer controls the transfer of information between the Falcon XT, the Event Log database and the StorLogix database. Later versions of this program run as a service and have a GUI called "Dashboard" which can handle connections to multiple sites and databases."


Configuration:

Use the Notepad program on your PC to open the “LSpayXpress.dll.config” file.

This file contains the following information for the facility:

  • Setting “ClientID” should be set to the ID provided by DOMICO .
  • Setting “WebKey” is set to the key provided by Domico. This will be a long string of letters, numbers and symbols.
  • Setting “SiteName” identifies your particular site in your organization. This is assigned by DOMICO .
  • Setting “MaxDaysOverdue” is the maximum number of days that you want to allow a tenant to be overdue and still use the keypad to pay.
  • Setting “LogLevel” is used to determine the detail of log messages that are written to the log file. Unless otherwise directed, this should not be changed.
  • Setting “TestMode” determines if the credit card is processed. “true” means that credit cards are not processed, and “false” means that they are. Set this as needed. Make sure that this setting is in all lower case letters.

Edit each of the items located after the “value” tag for each setting. DO NOT change any of the other information or formatting in the file.

After you have changed the settings, save the file and close it. Once the file has been closed, restart any programs or services that were stopped.

Storlogix Setup:

AI DeviceAccess Interface Device. A general name referring to all PTI Keypads, Multiplexers, Relay Boards, and Wiegand Protocol Devices. In previous PTI systems these were occasionally referred to as remotes or remote devices. Setup:

  1. In the Storlogix program, open the “Setup” menu and select item #16 “AI DeviceAccess Interface Device. A general name referring to all PTI Keypads, Multiplexers, Relay Boards, and Wiegand Protocol Devices. In previous PTI systems these were occasionally referred to as remotes or remote devices. Properties”.
  2. Select the device that will be used to make payments and then click on “Edit”. Typically this will be the entrance keypad into the facility, or it could be a keypad that is installed outside the office door specifically used to make payments.
  3. The device “Type” should be listed as “Apex – Mag Stripe Reader”.
  4. Click on the button labeled “Advanced”, located in the lower left corner of the screen.
  5. Click on “Next” until you reach screen "4 of 6". At the bottom of this screen the option “Used to accept PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. Payments” should be checked.
  6. Click “Next” until you reach screen 6, and then click on “Done”.


User Setup:

All tenants that are to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. must be designated as such. This can be checked by selecting a user from the user list and editing their information. At the bottom of screen #3 is the option box “Authorized to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. which must be checked.

Note that for a user to be able to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader., their information must come into the Storlogix database through the accounting system interface.


Custom Message Setup:

Because the DOMICO system requires the use of the credit card CVV code, one of the default LCD messages must be edited.

  1. Click the “Tools” selection on the Storlogix screen, then click on “Custom MessagesMessages that can be programmed into the Falcon XT that can be seen by specific customers as they come onto the site such as “Welcome Mr. Smith” or by all customers such as “We sell boxes”.”.
  2. Select the radio button “Edit Default Messages” and then click “Next”.
  3. In the “Select Default MessagePreset messages within StorLogix that will display on keypads when access is attempted. These can be customized or left as is. to Edit” dropdown, select “PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. Request Postal Code”.
  4. Change the lines to this (Do not include quote marks):
    • Line 1: “Enter your Credit”
    • Line 2: “Card CVV Code then #”
    • Line 3: “Press * to clear.”
    • Line 4: “CVV:”
  5. Click “Done” to finish editing.


PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. Operation:

When a tenant that is enabled to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. enters their code at a keypad that is also set up to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader., then the keypad will display the following message on its LCD screen.

“Please wait while we retrieve your account balance…”

The PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. DLL will contact the DOMICO payment server to obtain the balance for that users account. This may take several seconds. Note that this balance will include all units that this user is assigned to, plus any late fees.

If the user has a balance due on their account, this will be displayed to them on the following screen:

       “Pay minimum due of”
       “XXX.XX? ”
       “Paid to XX/XX/XXXX”
       “* - more, # - OK, 0 - cancel”

The user can press the * key to go on to the pay in advance screen, # to accept to pay the minimum due, or 0 to cancel the operation.

If the user has a credit balance on the account, it will be figured into the total amount.

If the user has no balance due or a credit, they will be shown a screen that asks if they want to pay in advance.

       “No Balance Due”
       “Pay in Advance?”
       “* = Yes    # = No”

Note that if the user has a credit amount greater than the amount to pay 1 month in advance, they will not be able to use the keypad for payment.

Selecting the pay in advance option will display the total for 1 month in advance.

       “Pay 1 Month balance of “
       “XXX.XX”
       “Paid to date: xx/xx/xx” (Will show the current paid to date for the unit.)
       “* - more, # - OK, 0 - cancel”

Canceling at any point will cause the access system to go ahead and use the users code to open the gate or door (if equipped).

Selecting the # button at the Pay Balance or Pay in Advance screen will display the request to swipe the users credit card.

After the card has been swiped, the user will be prompted to enter their CVV code on the card. This is a 3 or 4 digit number that is on the card. The length and location of the CVV code on the card depends on what type of card they are using.

CVVCode.png

The PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. DLL will then contact DOMICO again, with a request to pay the unit. Either a success message or a fail message will be displayed on the LCD screen. In either event, the code will then be processed and the user allowed entry into the facility (if the keypad is set up for this, and they are not delinquent as a result of a failed payment).



PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. is an optional module available in the StorLogix software that allows a tenant to pay their rent at the gate keypad, using a built-in magstripe reader.

Follow these instructions to see if you have the PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. module installed.

Requirements:

  • A PC with the StorLogix program installed, and connected to a Falcon XTHardware controller used in conjunction with StorLogix software to control AI Devices at a site..
  • At least one APEX keypad w/ magnetic card reader installed at the facility and connected to the Falcon XTHardware controller used in conjunction with StorLogix software to control AI Devices at a site..
  • The PC must have a high speed always on connection to the internet.
  • The SSM login information for your facility. (Customer Code, Customer PasswordA secret series of numbers or letters up to fifteen characters that allows an operator to access the StorLogix program. and Location Code, obtained from SSM)


DLL Installation:

There are two files that are provided for the interface.

  • LSPayXpress.dll
  • LSpayXpress.dll.config

The LSPayXpress.dll file is placed into the folder “C:\Program Files\PTI Security Systems\LogixServerLogixServer controls the transfer of information between the Falcon XT, the Event Log database and the StorLogix database. Later versions of this program run as a service and have a GUI called "Dashboard" which can handle connections to multiple sites and databases.” on the PC. (On 64 bit systems, this will be “C:\Program Files (x86)\PTI Security Systems\LogixServerLogixServer controls the transfer of information between the Falcon XT, the Event Log database and the StorLogix database. Later versions of this program run as a service and have a GUI called "Dashboard" which can handle connections to multiple sites and databases.”). If there is an existing LSPayXpress.dll file in the folder, replace it with the new one. It will be necessary to shut down StorLogix and the LogixServer program while replacing this file. If your system uses "LogixServer DashboardLogixServer controls the transfer of information between the Falcon XT, the Event Log database and the StorLogix database. Later versions of this program run as a service and have a GUI called "Dashboard" which can handle connections to multiple sites and databases.", you will also need to stop the LogixServer service.

In Addition, place both files in the folder "C:\Program Data\PTI Security Systems\LogixServerLogixServer controls the transfer of information between the Falcon XT, the Event Log database and the StorLogix database. Later versions of this program run as a service and have a GUI called "Dashboard" which can handle connections to multiple sites and databases."


Configuration:

Use the Notepad program on your PC to open the “LSpayXpress.dll.config” file.

This file contains the following information for the facility:

  • Setting “CustomerCode” should be set to the ID provided by SSM.
  • Setting “CustomerPassword” is set to the key provided by SSM.
  • Setting “LocationCode” identifies your particular site in your organization. This is assigned by SSM.
  • Setting “LogLevel” is used to determine the detail of log messages that are written to the log file. Unless otherwise directed, this should not be changed.
  • Setting “TestMode” determines if the credit card is processed. “true” means that credit cards are not processed, and “false” means that they are. Set this as needed. Make sure that this setting is in all lower case letters.
  • Setting “MaxDaysOverdue” is the maximum number of days that you want to allow a tenant to be overdue and still use the keypad to pay.

Edit each of the items located after the “value” tag for each setting. DO NOT change any of the other information or formatting in the file.

After you have changed the settings, save the file and close it. Once the file has been closed, restart any programs or services that were stopped.

Storlogix Setup:

AI DeviceAccess Interface Device. A general name referring to all PTI Keypads, Multiplexers, Relay Boards, and Wiegand Protocol Devices. In previous PTI systems these were occasionally referred to as remotes or remote devices. Setup:

  1. In the Storlogix program, open the “Setup” menu and select item #16 “AI DeviceAccess Interface Device. A general name referring to all PTI Keypads, Multiplexers, Relay Boards, and Wiegand Protocol Devices. In previous PTI systems these were occasionally referred to as remotes or remote devices. Properties”.
  2. Select the device that will be used to make payments and then click on “Edit”. Typically this will be the entrance keypad into the facility, or it could be a keypad that is installed outside the office door specifically used to make payments.
  3. The device “Type” should be listed as “Apex – Mag Stripe Reader”.
  4. Click on the button labeled “Advanced”, located in the lower left corner of the screen.
  5. Click on “Next” until you reach screen "4 of 6". At the bottom of this screen the option “Used to accept PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. Payments” should be checked.
  6. Click “Next” until you reach screen 6, and then click on “Done”.


User Setup:

All tenants that are to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. must be designated as such. This can be checked by selecting a user from the user list and editing their information. At the bottom of screen #3 is the option box “Authorized to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. which must be checked.

Note that for a user to be able to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader., their information must come into the Storlogix database through the accounting system interface.


Custom Message Setup:

Because the SSM system requires the use of the credit card CVV code, one of the default LCD messages must be edited.

  1. Click the “Tools” selection on the Storlogix screen, then click on “Custom MessagesMessages that can be programmed into the Falcon XT that can be seen by specific customers as they come onto the site such as “Welcome Mr. Smith” or by all customers such as “We sell boxes”.”.
  2. Select the radio button “Edit Default Messages” and then click “Next”.
  3. In the “Select Default MessagePreset messages within StorLogix that will display on keypads when access is attempted. These can be customized or left as is. to Edit” dropdown, select “PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. Request Postal Code”.
  4. Change the lines to this (Do not include quote marks):
    • Line 1: “Enter your Credit”
    • Line 2: “Card CVV Code then #”
    • Line 3: “Press * to clear.”
    • Line 4: “CVV:”
  5. Click “Done” to finish editing.


PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. Operation:

When a tenant that is enabled to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. enters their code at a keypad that is also set up to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader., then the keypad will display the following message on its LCD screen.

“Please wait while we retrieve your account balance…”

The PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. DLL will contact the SSM payment server to obtain the balance for that users account. This may take several seconds. Note that this balance will include all units that this user is assigned to, plus any late fees.

If the user has a balance due on their account, this will be displayed to them on the following screen:

       “Pay minimum due of”
       “XXX.XX? ”
       “Paid to XX/XX/XXXX”
       “* - more, # - OK, 0 - cancel”

The user can press the * key to go on to the pay in advance screen, # to accept to pay the minimum due, or 0 to cancel the operation.

If the user has a credit balance on the account, it will be figured into the total amount.

If the user has no balance due or a credit, they will be shown a screen that asks if they want to pay in advance.

       “No Balance Due”
       “Pay in Advance?”
       “* = Yes    # = No”

Note that if the user has a credit amount greater than the amount to pay 1 month in advance, they will not be able to use the keypad for payment.

Selecting the pay in advance option will display the total for 1 month in advance.

       “Pay 1 Month balance of “
       “XXX.XX”
       “Paid to date: xx/xx/xx” (Will show the current paid to date for the unit.)
       “* - more, # - OK, 0 - cancel”

Canceling at any point will cause the access system to go ahead and use the users code to open the gate or door (if equipped).

Selecting the # button at the Pay Balance or Pay in Advance screen will display the request to swipe the users credit card.

After the card has been swiped, the user will be prompted to enter their CVV code on the card. This is a 3 or 4 digit number that is on the card. The length and location of the CVV code on the card depends on what type of card they are using.

CVVCode.png

The PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. DLL will then contact SSM again, with a request to pay the unit. Either a success message or a fail message will be displayed on the LCD screen. In either event, the code will then be processed and the user allowed entry into the facility (if the keypad is set up for this, and they are not delinquent as a result of a failed payment).



PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. is an optional module available in the StorLogix software that allows a tenant to pay their rent at the gate keypad, using a built-in magstripe reader.

Follow these instructions to see if you have the PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. module installed.

Requirements:

  • A PC with the StorLogix program installed, and connected to a Falcon XTHardware controller used in conjunction with StorLogix software to control AI Devices at a site..
  • At least one APEX keypad w/ magnetic card reader installed at the facility and connected to the Falcon XTHardware controller used in conjunction with StorLogix software to control AI Devices at a site..
  • The PC must have a high speed always on connection to the internet.
  • The SiteLink login information for your facility. (Corporation Code, Location Code, Login Name and Login PasswordA secret series of numbers or letters up to fifteen characters that allows an operator to access the StorLogix program., obtained from SiteLink)


DLL Installation:
There are two files that are provided for the interface.

  • LSPayXpress.dll
  • LSpayXpress.dll.config

The LSPayXpress.dll file is placed into the folder “C:\Program Files\PTI Security Systems\LogixServerLogixServer controls the transfer of information between the Falcon XT, the Event Log database and the StorLogix database. Later versions of this program run as a service and have a GUI called "Dashboard" which can handle connections to multiple sites and databases.” on the PC. (On 64 bit systems, this will be “C:\Program Files (x86)\PTI Security Systems\LogixServerLogixServer controls the transfer of information between the Falcon XT, the Event Log database and the StorLogix database. Later versions of this program run as a service and have a GUI called "Dashboard" which can handle connections to multiple sites and databases.”). If there is an existing LSPayXpress.dll file in the folder, replace it with the new one. It will be necessary to shut down StorLogix and the LogixServer program while replacing this file. If your system uses "LogixServer DashboardLogixServer controls the transfer of information between the Falcon XT, the Event Log database and the StorLogix database. Later versions of this program run as a service and have a GUI called "Dashboard" which can handle connections to multiple sites and databases.", you will also need to stop the LogixServer service.

In Addition, place both files in the folder "C:\Program Data\PTI Security Systems\LogixServerLogixServer controls the transfer of information between the Falcon XT, the Event Log database and the StorLogix database. Later versions of this program run as a service and have a GUI called "Dashboard" which can handle connections to multiple sites and databases."


Configuration:

Use the Notepad program on your PC to open the “LSpayXpress.dll.config” file.

This file contains the following information for the facility:

  • Setting “LSpayXpress_net_smdservers_www_CallCenterWs” should be set to the address for your SiteLink server. This is provided by SiteLink.
  • Setting “CorpCode” identifies the organization your site belongs to. This is assigned by SiteLink.
  • Setting “LocationCode” identifies your particular site in your organization. This is assigned by SiteLink.
  • Setting “LoginName” is the ID for the user logging into the SiteLink server. This is assigned by SiteLink.
  • Setting “LoginPassword” is the passcode used to log into the SiteLink server. This is assigned by SiteLink.
  • Setting “LogLevel” is used to determine the detail of log messages that are written to the log file. Unless otherwise directed, this should not be changed.
  • Setting “TestMode” determines if the credit card is processed. “true” means that credit cards are not processed, and “false” means that they are. Set this as needed. Make sure that this setting is in all lower case letters.

Edit each of the items located after the “value” tag for each setting. DO NOT change any of the other information or formatting in the file.

After you have changed the settings, save the file and close it. Once the file has been closed, restart any programs or services that were stopped.

Storlogix Setup:

AI DeviceAccess Interface Device. A general name referring to all PTI Keypads, Multiplexers, Relay Boards, and Wiegand Protocol Devices. In previous PTI systems these were occasionally referred to as remotes or remote devices. Setup:

  1. In the Storlogix program, open the “Setup” menu and select item #16 “AI DeviceAccess Interface Device. A general name referring to all PTI Keypads, Multiplexers, Relay Boards, and Wiegand Protocol Devices. In previous PTI systems these were occasionally referred to as remotes or remote devices. Properties”.
  2. Select the device that will be used to make payments and then click on “Edit”. Typically this will be the entrance keypad into the facility, or it could be a keypad that is installed outside the office door specifically used to make payments.
  3. The device “Type” should be listed as “Apex – Mag Stripe Reader”.
  4. Click on the button labeled “Advanced”, located in the lower left corner of the screen.
  5. Click on “Next” until you reach screen "4 of 6". At the bottom of this screen the option “Used to accept PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. Payments” should be checked.
  6. Click “Next” until you reach screen 6, and then click on “Done”.


User Setup:

All tenants that are to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. must be designated as such. This can be checked by selecting a user from the user list and editing their information. At the bottom of screen #3 is the option box “Authorized to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. which must be checked.

Note that for a user to be able to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader., their information must come into the Storlogix database through the accounting system interface.


PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. Operation:

When a tenant that is enabled to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. enters their code at a keypad that is also set up to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader., then the keypad will display the following message on its LCD screen.

“Please wait while we retrieve your account balance…”

The PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. DLL will contact the SiteLink payment server to obtain the balance for that users account. This may take several seconds. Note that this balance will include all units that this user is assigned to, plus any late fees.

If the user has a balance due on their account, this will be displayed to them on the following screen:

       “Pay minimum due of”
       “XXX.XX? ”
       “Paid to XX/XX/XXXX”
       “* - more, # - OK, 0 - cancel”

The user can press the * key to go on to the pay in advance screen, # to accept to pay the minimum due, or 0 to cancel the operation.

If the user has a credit balance on the account, it will be figured into the total amount.

If the user has no balance due or a credit, they will be shown a screen that asks if they want to pay in advance.

       “No Balance Due”
       “Pay in Advance?”
       “* = Yes    # = No”

Note that if the user has a credit amount greater than the amount to pay 1 month in advance, they will not be able to use the keypad for payment.

Selecting the pay in advance option will display the total for 1 month in advance.

       “Pay 1 Month balance of “
       “XXX.XX”
       “Paid to date: xx/xx/xx” (Will show the current paid to date for the unit.)
       “* - more, # - OK, 0 - cancel”

Further presses of the * key will advance the number of months to pay up to 3, and then back to 1 month again.

Canceling at any point will cause the access system to go ahead and use the users code to open the gate or door (if equipped).

Selecting the # button at the Pay Balance or Pay in Advance screen will display the request to swipe the users credit card.

After the card has been swiped, the user will be prompted to enter their ZIP code used for billing the card.

The PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. DLL will then contact SiteLink again, with a request to pay the unit. Either a success message or a fail message will be displayed on the LCD screen. In either event, the code will then be processed and the user allowed entry into the facility (if the keypad is set up for this, and they are not delinquent as a result of a failed payment).



PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. is an optional module available in the StorLogix software that allows a tenant to pay their rent at the gate keypad, using a built-in magstripe reader.

Follow these instructions to see if you have the PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. module installed.

Requirements:

  • A PC with the StorLogix program installed, and connected to a Falcon XTHardware controller used in conjunction with StorLogix software to control AI Devices at a site..
  • At least one APEX keypad w/ magnetic card reader installed at the facility and connected to the Falcon XTHardware controller used in conjunction with StorLogix software to control AI Devices at a site..
  • The PC must have a high speed always on connection to the internet.
  • The Syrasoft login information for your facility. (VendorID and LocationID, obtained from Syrasoft)


DLL Installation:
There are two files that are provided for the interface.

  • LSPayXpress.dll
  • LSpayXpress.dll.config

The LSPayXpress.dll file is placed into the folder “C:\Program Files\PTI Security Systems\LogixServerLogixServer controls the transfer of information between the Falcon XT, the Event Log database and the StorLogix database. Later versions of this program run as a service and have a GUI called "Dashboard" which can handle connections to multiple sites and databases.” on the PC. (On 64 bit systems, this will be “C:\Program Files (x86)\PTI Security Systems\LogixServerLogixServer controls the transfer of information between the Falcon XT, the Event Log database and the StorLogix database. Later versions of this program run as a service and have a GUI called "Dashboard" which can handle connections to multiple sites and databases.”). If there is an existing LSPayXpress.dll file in the folder, replace it with the new one. It will be necessary to shut down StorLogix and the LogixServer program while replacing this file. If your system uses "LogixServer DashboardLogixServer controls the transfer of information between the Falcon XT, the Event Log database and the StorLogix database. Later versions of this program run as a service and have a GUI called "Dashboard" which can handle connections to multiple sites and databases.", you will also need to stop the LogixServer service.

In Addition, place both files in the folder "C:\Program Data\PTI Security Systems\LogixServerLogixServer controls the transfer of information between the Falcon XT, the Event Log database and the StorLogix database. Later versions of this program run as a service and have a GUI called "Dashboard" which can handle connections to multiple sites and databases."

Configuration:

Use the Notepad program on your PC to open the “LSpayXpress.dll.config” file.

This file contains the following information for the facility:

  • Setting “VendorID” identifies the organization your site belongs to. This is assigned by Syrasoft.
  • Setting “LocationID” identifies your particular site in your organization. This is assigned by Syrasoft.
  • Setting “LogLevel” is used to determine the detail of log messages that are written to the log file. Unless otherwise directed, this should not be changed.
  • Setting “TestMode” determines if the credit card is processed. “true” means that credit cards are not processed, and “false” means that they are. Set this as needed. Make sure that this setting is in all lower case letters.
  • Setting “MaxDaysOverdue” is the maximum number of days you want a tenant to be overdue and still be able to use the keypad for payment. This generally should be the number of days you wait before overlocking the unit.

Edit each of the items located after the “value” tag for each setting. DO NOT change any of the other information or formatting in the file.

After you have changed the settings, save the file and close it. Once the file has been closed, restart any programs or services that were stopped.

Storlogix Setup:

AI DeviceAccess Interface Device. A general name referring to all PTI Keypads, Multiplexers, Relay Boards, and Wiegand Protocol Devices. In previous PTI systems these were occasionally referred to as remotes or remote devices. Setup:

  1. In the Storlogix program, open the “Setup” menu and select item #16 “AI DeviceAccess Interface Device. A general name referring to all PTI Keypads, Multiplexers, Relay Boards, and Wiegand Protocol Devices. In previous PTI systems these were occasionally referred to as remotes or remote devices. Properties”.
  2. Select the device that will be used to make payments and then click on “Edit”. Typically this will be the entrance keypad into the facility, or it could be a keypad that is installed outside the office door specifically used to make payments.
  3. The device “Type” should be listed as “Apex – Mag Stripe Reader”.
  4. Click on the button labeled “Advanced”, located in the lower left corner of the screen.
  5. Click on “Next” until you reach screen "4 of 6". At the bottom of this screen the option “Used to accept PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. Payments” should be checked.
  6. Click “Next” until you reach screen 6, and then click on “Done”.


User Setup:

All tenants that are to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. must be designated as such. This can be checked by selecting a user from the user list and editing their information. At the bottom of screen #3 is the option box “Authorized to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. which must be checked.

Note that for a user to be able to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader., their information must come into the Storlogix database through the accounting system interface.


PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. Operation:

When a tenant that is enabled to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. enters their code at a keypad that is also set up to use PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader., then the keypad will display the following message on its LCD screen.

“Please wait while we retrieve your account balance…”

The PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. DLL will contact the Syrasoft payment server to obtain the balance for that users account. This may take several seconds. Note that this balance will include all units that this user is assigned to, plus any late fees.

If the user has a balance due on their account, this will be displayed to them on the following screen:

       “Pay minimum due of”
       “XXX.XX? ”
       “Paid to XX/XX/XXXX”
       “* - more, # - OK, 0 - cancel”

The user can press the * key to go on to the pay in advance screen, # to accept to pay the minimum due, or 0 to cancel the operation.

If the user has a credit balance on the account, it will be figured into the total amount.

If the user has no balance due or a credit, they will be shown a screen that asks if they want to pay in advance.

       “No Balance Due”
       “Pay in Advance?”
       “* = Yes    # = No”

Note that if the user has a credit amount greater than the amount to pay 1 month in advance, they will not be able to use the keypad for payment.

Selecting the pay in advance option will display the total for 1 month in advance.

       “Pay 1 Month balance of “
       “XXX.XX”
       “Paid to date: xx/xx/xx” (Will show the current paid to date for the unit.)
       “* - more, # - OK, 0 - cancel”

Note: The Syrasoft interface will only allow up to one month to be paid in advance.

Canceling at any point will cause the access system to go ahead and use the users code to open the gate or door (if equipped).

Selecting the # button at the Pay Balance or Pay in Advance screen will display the request to swipe the users credit card.

After the card has been swiped, the user will be prompted to enter their ZIP code used for billing the card.

The PayXpressFunctionality of the StorLogix software, which allows a tenant to pay their rent at the keypad using a mag-stripe reader. DLL will then contact Syrasoft again, with a request to pay the unit. Either a success message or a fail message will be displayed on the LCD screen. In either event, the code will then be processed and the user allowed entry into the facility (if the keypad is set up for this, and they are not delinquent as a result of a failed payment).



When you or your customers receive this message when using the StorLogix system, it is likely because the Access LevelA Setup used in StorLogix to define a user's access to the site, a building, or a unit. Access Levels are the access permissions for the user. The Access Level also contains the "Access Area" (defining what area the user may enter), and "Time Schedule" (what time of day the user may attempt access to the site or the assigned area). that the customer is being assigned to in StorLogix has not been properly configured to allow access to the particular access area. To identify if this is the case, please perform the following steps:

  1. In StorLogix (Viewed in StorLogix View):
  2. Select User Operations then Edit UserA person who uses the access control of a site, not necessarily an operator..
  3. Pick the user that is getting the "Area Not Allowed" message.
  4. Use the "Next" button to navigate to step 3 of 3 of the dialogue box. Make note of the Access LevelA Setup used in StorLogix to define a user's access to the site, a building, or a unit. Access Levels are the access permissions for the user. The Access Level also contains the "Access Area" (defining what area the user may enter), and "Time Schedule" (what time of day the user may attempt access to the site or the assigned area). "Zone" number and description that is assigned to the customer. Do not make any changes on this screen.
  5. Click "Done" to the Edit User dialogue box, and exit the wizard.
  6. From the StorLogix Main MenuA list of commands or options that the user can choose from., select Setup then Setup Access Levels.
  7. In the dialogue box that appears, select the Access LevelA Setup used in StorLogix to define a user's access to the site, a building, or a unit. Access Levels are the access permissions for the user. The Access Level also contains the "Access Area" (defining what area the user may enter), and "Time Schedule" (what time of day the user may attempt access to the site or the assigned area). that you noted in step 4 above, then select the Edit option and click on Next.
  8. In the Edit Access Levels dialogue box, ensure that the access level that the customer is assigned to is configured to allow access to the appropriate Access AreaA Setup used in StorLogix to define an area of the facility where users are allowed access. Used in conjunction with a "Time Schedule" to define an "Access Level". An access area can be a unit, a building, a floor of an elevator, an office or an area on the site. When a user is assigned to an Access Area, the user will inherit the Permissions to the items associated with that area. and Time ScheduleThe hours that an operator, user or group of users are allowed to enter the site. Used in conjunction with an "Access Area" to define an "Access Level". to allow the needed access. Please note that you will need to select the Access AreaA Setup used in StorLogix to define an area of the facility where users are allowed access. Used in conjunction with a "Time Schedule" to define an "Access Level". An access area can be a unit, a building, a floor of an elevator, an office or an area on the site. When a user is assigned to an Access Area, the user will inherit the Permissions to the items associated with that area. and then Time ScheduleThe hours that an operator, user or group of users are allowed to enter the site. Used in conjunction with an "Access Area" to define an "Access Level". that the customer must adhere to, then select the "Add" option.


When you see an input changing status but not the UnitAn individual space or room that can be rented to a user and is generally off limits to other users., this indicates the unit does not have the mux/channel assigned to it.

  • In StorLogix, select the Setup menu, and then the selection #15: MuxDoor Alarm Multiplexers take multiple inputs from individual door contacts and convert them to a single output back to the controller. Camera Multiplexers are similar in that they take multiple inputs from different cameras and create a single output back to the recorder. and ChannelIndividual input point on a multiplexer, Apex keypad, or XT that allows a door alarm sensor or contact to be connected to the system. One channel equals one door.
    StorLogix Mux Slot Assignment.png

  • Locate the unit in question, and add the mux & channel information for that unit.
  • Save your changes and exit the menu.


An Access AreaA Setup used in StorLogix to define an area of the facility where users are allowed access. Used in conjunction with a "Time Schedule" to define an "Access Level". An access area can be a unit, a building, a floor of an elevator, an office or an area on the site. When a user is assigned to an Access Area, the user will inherit the Permissions to the items associated with that area. is used to describe an area of a site. An "Area" is a space that access is controlled through a keypad, card reader, or other access device. A site will always have at least one area (Typically called "Main Area"), and may have others such as "Wine Room", "RV Parking", etc.

Areas can also have optional settings to perform actions based on if the area is not occupied by a user, or if it is occupied.
  1. The area is given a name and a description.
  2. (Optional) This area can be assigned to a BuildingAn individual structure on a site that users and operators have access to, such as an office building, storage facility, parking structure, etc. Each building must be setup separately within StorLogix. and Floor, if needed.
  3. (Optional) A Lighting Area can be attached to this Access AreaA Setup used in StorLogix to define an area of the facility where users are allowed access. Used in conjunction with a "Time Schedule" to define an "Access Level". An access area can be a unit, a building, a floor of an elevator, an office or an area on the site. When a user is assigned to an Access Area, the user will inherit the Permissions to the items associated with that area., so that when a user is occupying the area, the lighting zone will be triggered.
  4. (Optional) A Maximum number of users in area can be specified, if desired. A setting of 0 is equal to "Unlimited"
  5. Rearm Wait Time: When a user enters an area, they can be logged off automatically after a certain amount of time has passed. The default is 12 hours. Setting a value of all zeros in this field prevents log off based on individual users. They may still be logged off at a particular time of day (for all users) which is set in the Falcon XTHardware controller used in conjunction with StorLogix software to control AI Devices at a site. settings.
  6. Suspend all access into this area: Can be checked if you want to temporarily stop access into a specific area.
  7. Lock down all access into and out of this area: Can be checked if you want to temporarily stop access into and out of a specific area. The "out of" lockdown is dependent on having an access control device needed to leave. Sites that use "Free ExitTo close a program or window, generally by clicking on the red ⌧ in the upper right corner of the window. Also refers to a user leaving a facility by entering their code at a keypad that operates a gate or door, allowing egress from the site or building." type gates or doors will not be locked out of leaving.

    AccessArea-2.PNG

  8. On the next screen, assign any optional Alarm InputsHardware in the PTI System that allows connection of a switch that can be monitored by StorLogix. Examples include Door Contacts, motion sensors, request-to-exit buttons, presence to this area. If any of the assigned Alarm InputsHardware in the PTI System that allows connection of a switch that can be monitored by StorLogix. Examples include Door Contacts, motion sensors, request-to-exit buttons, presence is triggered while the area is unoccupied then the corresponding Alarm ZoneAlarm Zones are a setup item that controls how and when an alarm is activated. The alarm zone is a component of an "Access Area". Its settings determine how long the alarm will sound and how often it will repeat, which allows the user to meet the local noise ordinances.A programming setup which defines settings used for alarms. These settings include which Control Point that will be activated when the devices assigned to this Alarm Zone go into alarm, and how long the alarm will sound before automatically rearming. (assigned on the next screen) will be activated.

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  9. On the next screen, assign any optional Alarm Zones to this area.

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  10. On the next screen, select which access control devices enter this area.

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  11. On the next screen, select which access control devices exit this area.

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  12. A list of units that are assigned to this area will be displayed. This list can be edited.
  13. The last screen will give a synopsis of the settings.


An Access LevelA Setup used in StorLogix to define a user's access to the site, a building, or a unit. Access Levels are the access permissions for the user. The Access Level also contains the "Access Area" (defining what area the user may enter), and "Time Schedule" (what time of day the user may attempt access to the site or the assigned area). is used to set up the rules for entering an area of a site. The definition of an "Area" is a space that access is controlled through a keypad, card reader, or other access device. A site will always have at least one area (Typically called "Main Area"), and may have others such as "Wine Room", "RV Parking", etc.

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  1. InterfaceTo connect one software program to another for the purpose of sharing information. Generally, this will refer to the Management Interface or the connection between an accounting software such as TaskMaster used to handle the billing for a site to the StorLogix system used to handle access control and security. This allows the system to automatically lock out users who do not pay their bill. Time ZoneA programming setup that defines when a tenant is allowed access to a site. All sites have a default 24 Hour Time Zone in their setups. Additional Time Zones are added as needed. is used to designate the value of the field in your management software that determines the Access LevelA Setup used in StorLogix to define a user's access to the site, a building, or a unit. Access Levels are the access permissions for the user. The Access Level also contains the "Access Area" (defining what area the user may enter), and "Time Schedule" (what time of day the user may attempt access to the site or the assigned area). for a tenant when they are moved in. Because the management software does not know the names of the Access Levels in StorLogix, we must assign a numerical value to each one. These values are unique to each level, so the same number cannot be used for more than one level.
  2. A description is entered for the level.
  3. Required Level (optional): Used only if you want to require that a certain level user must be onsite before any users with this particular level can access the site. For example, a user with the level "Construction Supervisor" must be onsite before any users with the level "Worker" can get in.
  4. In Settings, you select a combination of an Access AreaA Setup used in StorLogix to define an area of the facility where users are allowed access. Used in conjunction with a "Time Schedule" to define an "Access Level". An access area can be a unit, a building, a floor of an elevator, an office or an area on the site. When a user is assigned to an Access Area, the user will inherit the Permissions to the items associated with that area. and a Time ScheduleThe hours that an operator, user or group of users are allowed to enter the site. Used in conjunction with an "Access Area" to define an "Access Level"., and add that combination to the list. You must have at least one combination selected, and may have more. For example, you may select the Main Area and a 24 hour Time zone, and also select the RV Parking with a 8AM to 8PM time zone. A tenant with this Access LevelA Setup used in StorLogix to define a user's access to the site, a building, or a unit. Access Levels are the access permissions for the user. The Access Level also contains the "Access Area" (defining what area the user may enter), and "Time Schedule" (what time of day the user may attempt access to the site or the assigned area). assigned would be able to get into either of the 2 areas of the site, but be restricted in what time they could get into the RV Parking. In addition, you can specify if a user must be assigned to a unit before they can get into a specified area.


Elevators can be controlled by relays in the PTI system, so that keypads can be used to restrict access to specific floors.
  1. First, set up the A/I Device that has the relays to control your elevator. This will most likely be an Eight ChannelIndividual input point on a multiplexer, Apex keypad, or XT that allows a door alarm sensor or contact to be connected to the system. One channel equals one door. Relay Board. Give it an appropriate description and set the type. Click on through until done.

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  2. Next, open the Relays menu and adjust the settings for each of the relays that will control elevators. Generally, you want an elevator relay to activate for 30 seconds. You also want to check the box Allow Manual TriggerTo activate a switch or relay. in Open Door/Gate so that relay will be listed in the menu that allows manual operation of relays.

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  3. Next, add the Elevator to the setups.
  4. The Elevator is given a description.
  5. Select the BuildingAn individual structure on a site that users and operators have access to, such as an office building, storage facility, parking structure, etc. Each building must be setup separately within StorLogix. the elevator is located in. If you don't have the needed building in the drop down list, you can click on the Add BuildingAn individual structure on a site that users and operators have access to, such as an office building, storage facility, parking structure, etc. Each building must be setup separately within StorLogix. button on the right side to set up a new building.
  6. Select the lowest floor and the highest floor that this elevator can go to. In most cases, this is all floors except for the ground floor. (In some buildings ( i.e. ones with split levels) some elevators might not access all of the floors in the building). If the ground floor is the lowest floor, start on the first floor above that one that the elevator can access. If the building has basements below the ground floor that the elevator accesses, then the lowest basement will be floor "1" in these setups.
  7. Add in each floor of the elevator that is access controlled by selecting the floor number, and the relay that is activated for this floor. The description is filled out by default when the floor is selected, but can be edited if you want. Once finished, click on Add to place it in the list.

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  8. In the above example, this elevator has three floors that are controlled by a keypad. The relays that are activated are located on an 8 channel relay board (address #2, relays 1, 2 and 3).

  9. Next, you have to set up the A/I Device that is used to control access at the elevator. This could be a keypad or a card reader. There are a few things to remember when setting up an A/I device for elevators.

  • In the second step of the setup, under the Move Users section, both the From Area and the To Area should be set to Offsite.
  • Also in the second step, the Function Mode should be set to Elevator, and the elevator that you just added in the steps above is selected from the drop down list.
  • In step 3, make sure that you do not select any relays to be activated.
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  • Next, you will need to add an Access AreaA Setup used in StorLogix to define an area of the facility where users are allowed access. Used in conjunction with a "Time Schedule" to define an "Access Level". An access area can be a unit, a building, a floor of an elevator, an office or an area on the site. When a user is assigned to an Access Area, the user will inherit the Permissions to the items associated with that area. for each floor that you want to control access.
    • In the second step of the area setup, you will select the BuildingAn individual structure on a site that users and operators have access to, such as an office building, storage facility, parking structure, etc. Each building must be setup separately within StorLogix. / Floor combination. Each area will have a different floor.

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    • In step 5 of the area setup, you must assign the unit numbers that are on that floor. You can select single units, or select multiple units by holding the shift key while clicking, and then click Add.

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  • Last, you will need to set up an Access LevelA Setup used in StorLogix to define a user's access to the site, a building, or a unit. Access Levels are the access permissions for the user. The Access Level also contains the "Access Area" (defining what area the user may enter), and "Time Schedule" (what time of day the user may attempt access to the site or the assigned area). for each of the Access Areas that you just set up for the elevator. You will need a level for each Access AreaA Setup used in StorLogix to define an area of the facility where users are allowed access. Used in conjunction with a "Time Schedule" to define an "Access Level". An access area can be a unit, a building, a floor of an elevator, an office or an area on the site. When a user is assigned to an Access Area, the user will inherit the Permissions to the items associated with that area. / Time ScheduleThe hours that an operator, user or group of users are allowed to enter the site. Used in conjunction with an "Access Area" to define an "Access Level". combination that you have. For example, if you have 3 Access Areas for the elevators (floors 2, 3 and 4), and also have 2 Time Schedules (Standard Hours and 24 Hours) then you would need a total of 6 Access Levels set up for the elevators. Also note that the option Must have UnitAn individual space or room that can be rented to a user and is generally off limits to other users. must be checked so that the required unit numbers are used to discriminate which floors a tenant can access.

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  • A Lighting Area is used to activate relays based on certain external events (such as a user entering an Access AreaA Setup used in StorLogix to define an area of the facility where users are allowed access. Used in conjunction with a "Time Schedule" to define an "Access Level". An access area can be a unit, a building, a floor of an elevator, an office or an area on the site. When a user is assigned to an Access Area, the user will inherit the Permissions to the items associated with that area.).
    1. The area is given a name and a description.
    2. Select the relay(s) that should be energized when the lighting zone is active.
    3. Pass Through Lighting AreaA lighting area that must be passed through in order to get to another lighting area. Generally a hallway. This lighting area must be lit in order to create a path to get to the other area which is generally a controlled lighting area also. (optional): If you have another Lighting Area set up that a user must go through to reach this Lighting Area, then you can select it here so that it is activated when this area is activated.
    4. On During Time ScheduleThe hours that an operator, user or group of users are allowed to enter the site. Used in conjunction with an "Access Area" to define an "Access Level". (optional): If you want the Lighting Area to activate at a certain time of day, then you can set up a Time ScheduleThe hours that an operator, user or group of users are allowed to enter the site. Used in conjunction with an "Access Area" to define an "Access Level". and assign it here. The Lighting Area can still be activated by a user coming into the area outside of the Time ScheduleThe hours that an operator, user or group of users are allowed to enter the site. Used in conjunction with an "Access Area" to define an "Access Level"..
    5. Trip On Input (optional): You can have the Lighting Area activate in response to an input to the system. This could be from a pushbutton, motion detector or other dry contact device.
    6. On for Time (optional): If you select an input to trigger the Lighting Area, set the amount of time that the area will be triggered before automatically deactivating.
    7. Off Delay TimeUsed in setting up Lighting Areas. Defines how long you want the lights to stay on after the last user logs out of the area.: When the last user exits an area, the area will deactivate. You can set a delay time here (in hours, minutes and seconds), if you want to delay deactivation after the last user has left. The default is to have no delay.

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    When a tenant comes onsite, the unit is disarmed and a timer is started to rearm the unit. This timer is supposed to be stopped if the unit door is opened. Check the following:

    • In StorLogix, open the Setup menu, then select item # 14: Units.
    • Select the unit in question and then Edit.
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    • Check the rearm time and make sure it's not set for too short a time period.
    • Make sure the checkbox "Stop the rearm timer when this unit is open" is checked.
    • Select Done to save any changes.