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How to Configure Connection, Controller, and Door Settings for XP-M1000i or XP-M1300i Controller with xPortal3000 Software?
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Problem (Issue) Statement:

How to configure Connection, Controller, and Door settings for XP-M1000i / XP-M1300i controller with xPortal3000 software?

Description:

A guide to configure Connection, Controller, and Door settings for XP-M1000i / XP-M1300i controller with xPortal3000 software.

Related Software:

  • xPortal3000

Related Hardware:

  • XP-M1000i
  • XP-M1300i

System Application:

  • Door Access System

Symptom and Finding:

NA

Cause:

For first time configuration on Connection, Controller, and Door settings for XP-M1000i / XP-M1300i controller with xPortal3000 software.

Solution:

Summary


To Configure Connection, Controller, and Door Settings

Users can choose EITHER one of the two methods to configure the Connection, Controller, and Door settings.


Step-by-step Guide:

  • Before configuring connection, controller, and door settings for XP-M1000i / XP-M1300i controller with xPortal3000, ensure that the pre-configure network connection has been complete:

Knowledge Base Link

Users may refer to ID-000027 How to Pre-configure Network Connection for IP Controllers? for the complete pre-configuration steps.



  • Ensure that the xPortal3000 Service is running in xPortal3000 Server Configuration Manager:

Step 1: Open xPortal3000 Server Configuration Manager.


Step 2: Ensure that the Service State is Running.

Figure 1: Service State of the xPortal3000 Server Configuration Manager has to be in Running for xPortal3000 software to operate


Step 3: If the Service State is Stopped, users have to start the xPortal3000 Services by clicking Start.



  • Method 1: To configure connection, controller, and door settings manually after assigning static IP address for XP-M1000i / XP-M1300i controller via Web Diagnostic:

Step 1: Assign static IP address for XP-M1000i / XP-M1300i controller via web diagnostic.

Knowledge Base Link

Users may refer to ID-000026 How to Configure IP Address for IP Controllers? for the complete configuration steps.



Step 2: For Connection setup, open Control Panel > System Setting > Connection.

Figure 2: Connection icon in System Setting menu


Step 3: The Connection Setup window will be shown as below:

Figure 3: Connection Setup window


Step 4: Click Add to add a new connection. The Add Connection window will be shown as below. Click OK to save the changes.

Figure 4: Add Connection window





Step 5: For Controller Setup, back at System Setting menu, click Controller icon.

Figure 5: Controller icon in System Setting menu


Step 6: The Controller Setup window will be shown as below:

Figure 6: Controller Setup window


Step 7: Click Add to add a new controller. The Add Controller window will be shown as below. Click OK to save the changes.

Figure 7: Add Controller window





Step 8: For Door Setup, the Add Door window will be prompted by xPortal3000 software as shown below. Click OK to save the changes.

Figure 8: Add Door window that is automatically prompted by xPortal3000 software




Note

  • TTL In/Out Readers are then connected to the respective TTL ports following the TTL In Reader No. and TTL Out Reader No. settings respectively.
  • If users are not using TTL readers, users can ignore the TTL Reader settings.



Step 9: The following message window will be shown to indicate that the software is refreshing the newly added controller records:

Figure 9: Refreshing controller record message window


Step 10: The Connection, Controller, and Door settings are configured. Users can now observe the Controller and Door Status at Device List.


  • Method 2: To configure connection, controller, and door settings using the Device Lookup feature in xPortal3000:

Step 1: At xPortal3000 home window, click Device Lookup icon:

Figure 10: Device Lookup icon at home window


Step 2: The Controller Discovery and Device Discovery windows will be shown as below. Once the connected controllers are discovered, select the controller to be configured and click Configure Controller.

Figure 11: Controller Discovery and Device Discovery window


Step 3: The Configure Controller window will be shown as below. Users are advised to re-assign the controller's IP address, subnet mask, gateway and Server IP address following the site requirements.

Figure 12: Configure Controller window


Step 4: After clicking OK, xPortal3000 software will prompt users to enter the web diagnostic password to proceed to update changed settings.

Figure 13: Software prompting to enter web diagnostic password


Step 5: The following message window will be shown once all settings are updated. Click OK.

Figure 14: Settings are updated successfully! message window


Step 6: xPortal3000 software will then show this message window to prompt users to add the controller to the software database. Click Yes to continue.

Figure 15: xPortal3000 prompts users to add the controller to software database


Step 7: The Controller Wizard will be shown. At the Controller Settings window, fill up the respective fields. Click Next to continue.

Figure 16: Controller Settings window





Step 8: The Connection Settings window will then be shown. Fill up the respective fields and click Next to continue.

Figure 17: Connection Settings window





Step 9: At the Door Settings window, fill up the door details as per below. Click Next to continue.

Figure 18: Door Settings window



Note

  • TTL In/Out Readers are then connected to the respective TTL ports following the TTL In Reader No. and TTL Out Reader No. settings respectively.
  • If users are not using TTL readers, users can ignore the TTL Reader settings.



Step 10: The Door Access Assignment window will be shown. Check the checkbox for "Skip this step. I will setup later" to temporarily skip the setup. Click Next to continue.

Figure 19: Door Access Assignment window


Step 11: The Alarm Panel And Input/Output Settings window will then be shown. Check the checkbox for "Skip this step. I will setup later" to temporarily skip the setup. Click Next to continue.

Figure 20: Alarm Panel And Input/Output Settings window


Step 12: At the Summary window, review all the configuration settings for Controller, Connection, and Door settings to ensure that all settings are correct before clicking Next to proceed.

Figure 21: Summary window


Step 13: The following message window will be shown while software is updating the device settings into the database. Please wait until the process is completed.

Figure 22: Refreshing controller record message window


Step 14: The Connection, Controller, and Door settings are configured. Users can now observe the controller and door Status at Device List.



  • To observe the Controller and Door status at Device List.

Step 1: After completing the Connection, Controller and Door settings using EITHER of the two methods, users can now check the status of the controller and door.


Step 2: To check the status of the controller, go to Device List > Controller List to verify that the controller Status is Up.

Figure 23: Controller List under Device List


Step 3: To check the status of the door, go to Devices List > Door List to verify that the door Status is Up.

Figure 24: Door List under Device List

Date Documentation:

15/5/2018

  
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