Configure 2N Access Control/Hardware

EvTrack is a software Eco-system designed for visitor management and physical access control and supports 2N Access Control and Intercoms.

Tested Configurations

Device Required License RFID PIN Call Main Button 1 Access Time Profile Validity
2N Access Unit 2.0 - Yes Yes - Yes Yes
2N Verso 1 Button with Keypad and RFID 2N Enhanced Integration (Part No. 9137907) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Instructions

  1. A step-by-step guide to adding a 2N Access Control Device to EvTrack:
  2. Configure API Access on the 2N Device
  3. Configure the device under Configuration > Devices
  4. Select Device Type: 2N Helios Unit API Driver”
  5. Complete All Fields
  6. Confirm the device connection status.
  7. (Optional) Map a Person to Intercom Calling Button 1
  8. (Optional) Connect External Qr Code reader module

Please make sure to configure a valid NTP Server under Devices > New. Without a valid NTP server scheduling and event log will be unreliable. By default, EvTrack server will try and configure “pool.ntp.org”

Step 1: Configure 2N Device API Access

  1. Enabled HTTP API Services
    a. Connection Type: Secure (TLS)
    b. Authentication: Digest

  2. Configure an API Account:
    a. Specify a Username/Password
    b. Select the Required User Privileges

Step 2: Configure the device under Configuration > Devices

  1. Navigate to Configuration > Devices and click on “+ New” button

  1. Complete the Fields

a. Select Device Type as “2N Helios Unit API Driver”

b. Complete Fields
i. Device Name (Logical Name)
ii. Device Address (IP Address or Hostname)
iii. Device Port (HTTPS Port of the 2N Device. Default: 443)
iv. Device Username (Configure API Username)
v. Device Password (Configure API Password)
vi. Timezone (Timezone of the device used for scheduling)
vii. NTP Server (Specify an NTP server that is accessible by the 2N Device)

Step 3: Confirm the device connection status

Once the device has been added the system will try and connect and display the connection status under the “Status” column. Please refer to Annex A - Troubleshooting if the device is Offline or Authentication Failed.

Step 4: (Optional) Map a Person Office Extension to Intercom Calling Button 1

  1. Edit the Device
  2. Navigate to Edit Device > Buttons Tab

  1. Click on the edit icon next to “Button 1 (Main)”

  1. Select a Person to call when the button is pressed.

  1. Update the Telephone Number/Extention to dial by navigating to Person Management > Edit > “Telephone Office Ext”

2N IP Intercoms are capable of making direct IP calls, without a PBX. For Direct Dialing applications fill in the "Telephone Other" field in format "sip:ip_address" or "sip:x@ip_address"

Status Description Troulbleshooting
Online The device is connected and receiving log events. -
Offline The device is offline. - Check Device is physically installed.
- Check Device IP Address and Port.
- Check Device has power.
N/A Device is Disabled. - Enable Device.
Authentication Failed Unable to authenticate device.
- Make sure u are not using the device admin credentials.
- Ensure that Digest Authentication has been enabled
- Ensure HTTPS is enabled.
- Ensure that the Device has the correct Licensing (ie. 2N Enhanced Integration(Part No. 9137907)
- Ensure that function is enabled.