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EMEA OnGuard User Administration and Operator



This course is designed to familiarize students with access control hardware, basic system wiring, software installation, and basic system programming. The purpose of this course is to guide students through the step-by-step process required to ensure the basic functionality of a Lenel access control system. The fundamentals course is the first course in the technical certification curriculum that supports the basic knowledge required for all Professional, Expert, and Design Architect certification tracks.

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Identify different hardware components of a basic electronic security system and select suitable components for various different system topologies
  • Install and configure OnGuard Software (including the AccessControl database)
  • Program basic system/cardholder options to support the ID credentialing process
  • Configure hardware components for system installation
  • Program hardware components (including card readers) into OnGuard to support basic access control functionality
  • Configure and utilize Alarm Monitoring to view/control hardware and software components in the system
  • Troubleshoot basic hardware, installation, and software programming issues and identify causes and solutions to common problems
  • Describe best-practices in deploying and maintaining a basic access control system

Targeted Audience:

  • This course is intended for entry-level technicians involved in the basic implementation of a Lenel electronic security system.

Course Outlines:

Unit 1:

  • OnGuard Overview.
  • OnGuard Navigation.
  • User Accounts and Permissions including Single Sign-On.
  • General System Options.

Unit 2:

  • Holidays and Timezones.
  • Hardware Basics.
  • Access Panels.
  • Alarm Panels.
  • Reader Configurations.

Unit 3:

  • Monitor Zones.
  • Access Levels / Access Group.
  • Cardholder Options.
  • Badge Designer.

Unit 4:

  • Badge Types.
  • Cardholder Management.
  • Basic Alarm Configurations.
  • Timezone Reader Modes.
  • Action Types/Groups.

Unit 5:

  • Scheduler Local IO.
  • Global IO.
  • Alarm Monitoring Features.
  • Archiving and Restoring Reports.

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