EN-Feature Notes

Active Directory

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Have your IT directory and physical security systems working in perfect harmony Microsoft Active Directory integration facilitates the centralized management and synchronization of Windows user accounts with Security Center's administrator and cardholder accounts. Adding Windows users in Active Directory will automatically create Security Center users and/or cardholders. Synchronization is automated so the overall process is efficient and eliminates typical manual intervention and errors in the process. With Active Directory integration to Security Center, you save valuable time by configuring the link only once for your Synergis™ access control, Omnicast™ video surveillance, and AutoVu™ automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) systems. Key benefits Ensures secure access to your security software and physical facilities is up to date Promotes cooperation, sharing of data, and consistency throughout your organization Streamlines user management, taking human error out of the equation Simplifies cardholder management, allowing your team to be more productive Automated synchronization eliminates burdensome paperwork and emails for managing employee access Security groups are visible within Security Center leading to quick selection of groups and users to sync Active Directory Integration Applications: Video Surveillance ∙ Access Control Automatic License Plate Recognition Sample applications Logical and Physical Security Convergence If your mandate is to unify your IT and physical security systems, Active Directory integration paves the way; security groups can be quickly linked to Security Center ensuring IT and security systems share the same information. Multi-Tenant Environments Whether managing security for multiple entities, or working with multiple Active Directory servers following a merger or acquisition, Security Center seamlessly connects with up to 10 Active Directory servers. Large Multi-Site Organizations Larger organizations typically strive to centrally manage users or cardholders. Independent or remote sites can connect to centralized Active Directory server, leading to a centrally managed database. Business System Integration With Active Directory as a central point for your business data, information can be shared with other business systems such as your human resources or student registrars database, enabling greater cooperation within your organization. Feature note

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