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How to configure Time Zone in xPortal Client software?
Author: Microengine Views: 23941 Created: 06-03-2015 05:35 PM 0 Rating/ Voters

Time Zone can be considered as the grouping of Time Set for 7 days including Holiday. This article contains steps to configure Time Zone.

Applies To:

  • Software xPortal2005, xPortal2007, xPortalNet, xPortal3000

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Time Zone will be assigned to certain functions (e.g. Door Accessibility, Auto Lock Release, Card+PIN, AutoPIN) to determine at which day and what time the system will operate the function. The xPortalNet IS software supports 255 sets of Time Zone except xPortalNet IS/7 where it can support up to 4080 sets of Time Zone. 

There are two sets of default setting which you cannot delete or edit this setting. The address or location is at '000' and '001'. The Time Zone 000 is means no access whereas Time Zone 001 is means full access.

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Please complete the following steps in order to configure time zone:

Please configure small Time Set Setup first if you are not going to use Default Time Set in this steps.

  1. Run xPortal Client. Make sure the xPortal Server is already running and controller is up.
  2. Open Time Zone Setting. 
    1. Go to Data Setup › Access Data Setting › Time Zone.
    2. For xPortal3000, go to Control Panel › Time Zone.
       
  3. The menu as below will be shown.


  4. Click Add button to create a new Time Zone. An Add Time Zone menu will be shown.


  5. Enter the information of the Time Zone as described below:
    Field Description
    Time Zone An unique Time Zone address number. (range from 002-255)
    Code A short name that describes the Time Zone.
    Description Longer description for the Time Zone.
    Interval
    #1-3
    Represent a preset Time Set Unit No. Its interval setting will change in corresponding to the Time Set selection.

    The Time Set drop-downlist will show all Time Set that have been created during small Time Set Setup.
  6. After you have entered all the necessary fields, click OK to confirm and save settings. 
  7. The following window will be shown. Click OK to continue.
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  8. The software will automatically send the Time Zone setting to all controllers.  
  9. After downloading all the settings, it will display a report of data being sent. Click Close to return to Time Zone Setting menu.


  10. The newly added time zone will be listed in the Time Zone Setting menu.

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