Configuring IXM Link for Pro-Watch

Applies to

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Link for Pro-Watch is designed to sync cardholders and their cards between Honeywell’s Pro-Watch software and Invixium’s IXM WEB. Link is a license based module and requires a separate license to function.

Requesting License

  • From Home screen go to LICENSE tile >> Link >> Pro-Watch.
  • Select license required and click Request to see details to be sent to Invixium support in order to request license.
  • Details screen will vary based on whether SMTP settings are configured in IXM WEB:

    • If SMTP settings are not configured, a “Copy to Clipboard” button will appear.
    • Click it to copy request details shown on the clipboard. Email copied details to to start licensing process.
    • b. When SMTP is configured, a “Send” button will appear.
    • Click it to email details displayed to Invixium support to start licensing process.
  • Once you receive license key from Invixium, go back to same page from which you requested the license and input the license key in the Key field as shown below.
  • Click Activate to apply license.

Configuring Wiegand to output Pro-Watch

  • Register all IXM devices.
  • From Home go to CONFIG tile and click Wiegand.
  • Select device as displayed:
  • Set ID Type of output Wiegand to Prox Card ID as displayed:
    Note: Invixium devices can have up to 512-bits customizable Wiegand format. The default output is Standard 26-bit. To change the output to a different Wiegand format, refer the Configuring Wiegand document.
  • Click Apply given in the Output section.
  • This would change the setting of device selected in step 3.
  • If you have more devices then follow steps 8 to 10 to copy all Wiegand settings to all devices simultaneously. Note: This copies all Wiegand settings.
  • From Home screen click quick link for Broadcast (satellite dish icon) or click SYNC tile and select Broadcast as displayed:
  • Select the device for which you’ve set the ID Type above and check Wiegand in Communication section as displayed:
  • Click Broadcastin the lower right corner and select rest of devices in the popup as displayed. Click OKto copy all Wiegand settings of source device to all destination devices at once.

Field Mappings

Following are the Pro-Watch fields mapped with IXM WEB.

Pro-Watch FieldIXM Field
First NameFirst Name
Last NameLast Name
Issue DateStart Date
Expire DateEnd Date
Card NumberProx ID
Company (Cards tab)Company

Configuring LINK for Pro-Watch

  • Click Link tile >> Pro-Watch app. By default, the Pro-Watch configuration is turned OFF.
  • Enable editing configuration by toggling switch in top right corner to ONData is not synchronized when configuration is applied with this switch in OFF position.
  • Each configuration setting is explained below:

    • Web Service URL: Pro-Watch API URL.
    • Web Service User: Name to log into Pro-Watch.
    • Web Service Password: Password to log into Pro-Watch.
    • Card Type: Valid Card format which allows syncing of cards between Pro-Watch and IXM WEB.
    • Interval: Latency acceptable between data transfer.
    • Sync Direction:

      • ➣ Sync data from Pro-Watch to IXM WEB
      • ➣ Sync data from IXM WEB to Pro-Watch
      • ➣ Sync data both ways. Link will update IXM WEB first and then Pro-Watch.
    • Auto Transfer:Link can send all users imported from Pro-Watch to all registered Invixium devices. Other options include – (a) not sending any users automatically or (b) sending only users whose fingerprint(s) are enrolled.
    • Note:If you’ve created any User Group on any device then turn Auto Transfer off by setting it to None of the Users to Any Device. User Group and Device Group are alternative mechanisms provided to distribute users to devices and they don’t mix well. You should turn this off and use User Group/Device Group feature when number of users imported from Pro-Watch exceeds number of users allowed on IXM device(s).
  • Click Apply to save the changes.
  • Visiting this view while main switch is ON collapses Configuration section and expands Activity section.
  • Here you can see some data pertaining to last and next run times.
  • Clicking Sync Now immediately starts synchronizing pending data. This is useful when you don’t want to wait until the next scheduled run which is shown in Next Run At.
  • When data is syncing at the given interval, the numbers on the view would change accordingly.

Multiple Cards

Pro-Watch can have multiple cards per user but IXM WEB supports only one Prox card. Link selects one of the cards with Card Type specified in configuration and the one which is active/temporary.


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