Access Schedules and Access Exceptions

Access Schedules:

From Access, select the Access Schedules tab.

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Access Schedules are used to limit access to the doors & locks a user or guest is given access to.

For example, an employer may create a schedule for Monday - Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM each day. Selecting this schedule for the Access User would send this schedule to the lock as part of their credential. When this user's pin number is entered on the lock, the door will only unlock if within the parameters of the schedule.

 

This tab shows a list of all existing schedules that have been created in the account, the option to edit them and create new Access Schedules.

Add Access Schedule

To add a schedule, click on the Add Schedule button. A new page will appear with the Schedule Creator.

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Create a new schedule by entering the following:

Name

Select a unique name for your schedule. It also helps to include some detail about the schedule so it can be easily identified when applying to an Access User.

Access Exception

Access Exception schedules, also known as Holiday schedules, are optional and can be applied to an Access Schedule in order to restrict access during certain days. For example, a business may be closed on major US Holidays. So an Access Exception schedule can be created to include all of these dates. These can then be applied to an Access Schedule in order to deny access on these dates.

Information on creating Access Exception schedules and adding them to an Access Schedule is below.

Daily Schedule

Use the schedule creator to set access for each day of the week. Each access entry should have a starting and ending time. Multiple time ranges can be created for each day. For example, you can create a split shift for each day. In this case, you would have two time ranges for the day. Each day can have up to four time ranges.

Schedule Creator Controls

The Access Schedule creator starts with a template for each day of the week. Leave a day empty to completely restrict access for that day. Each day can have up to four time ranges. Below is an example of the schedule Monday - Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM.

To add another schedule line within a day, click on the plus sign. To remove a line, click on the trash icon for that row. If you have a daily schedule created that you would like to copy to other days, click on the Copy icon on the day you want to copy it to and select the day to copy it from.

Access Exception Schedules

Select the Access Exception tab. This tab show's a list of all existing schedules that have been created in the account, the option to edit them and create new Exception Schedules.

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Access Exception schedules, also known as Holiday schedules, are optional and can be applied to an Access Schedule in order to restrict access during certain days. For example, a business may be closed on major US Holidays. So an Access Exception schedule can be created to include all of these dates. These can then be applied to an Access Schedule in order to deny access on these dates.

Add Exception Schedule

To add a schedule, click on the Add Access Exception button. A pop-up window will appear with the Schedule Creator. Important information for Exception Schedules:

  • The maximum number of dates/date ranges in a schedule is 40.
  • If an Exception is created for a single day, enter the same day on the Start date and End date
  • The exception prohibits entry for the entire day(s) specified, starting at 12:00 AM and ending 24 hours later 

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After an Exception has been created, it can be edited or deleted from the Access Exceptions tab.

accexceditdelete.pngIn order for the Access Exception Schedule to work with a user, you must add the Access Exception schedule to the Access Schedule itself...

Please follow the steps below to do so:

1) From your dashboard screen, click "Access" at the top of the screen
2) On the left side of this screen, click "Access Schedules"
3) On this screen, click on the pencil to the right of the schedule that you would like to add the Exception schedule to
4) Towards the top right of the screen, click on the drop-down bar that says "Access Exception"
5) This will give you a drop-down with the Access Exception schedules you created - select the Access Exception schedule you would like to tie to that schedule.
6) Once you have selected the Access Exception schedule to tie to this Access Schedule, click "Save" in the top right corner.
7) Now, as long as you have the Access Schedule programmed to that user or guest, then the Access Exception will be programmed to that user or guest as well.

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Please note, there is a 63 entry limit to the total number of Access Schedules and Access Exceptions per account.

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