Configuring IXM Link for Siemens Fusion

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Link for Siemens Fusion is designed to sync cardholders and their cards between Siemens Siveillance Fusion 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 >> Siemens Fusion.
  • 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. Paste the copied details in an email to to start licensing process.
    • b. When SMTP settings are 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 the same page from which you requested the license and input license key in the Key field as shown below.
  • Click Activate to apply license.

Configuring Wiegand to output Siemens Fusion

  • 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 Broadcast in the lower right corner and select rest of devices in the popup as displayed. Click OK to copy all Wiegand settings of source device to all destination devices at once.

Field Mappings

Following are the NetBox fields mapped with IXM WEB.

Siemens Fusion FieldIXM FieldNotes
First NameFirst Name 
Last NameLast Name 
Employee NumberUser ID 
Date of BirthBirth Date 
Address 1Address-1 
Address 2Address-2 
Phone / MobileMobile 
Phone / Mobile (Emergency)Home Phone 
Credential NumberProx ID 
Issue LevelIssue Level 
Site CodeFacility Code 
Delete (Button)Suspend UserDelete button doesn’t actually remove the record from database in Siemens Fusion. For deleted users, IXM WEB will mark Suspend user as Active.

Configuring LINK for Siemens Fusion

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

    • Authentication Mode: Windows or SQL Server as authentication mode for login type.
    • Server: Name or IP of SQL Server Instance where Siemens Fusion database is installed.
    • User: User Name to log into SQL Server to access Database.
    • Password: Password to log into SQL Server to access Database..
    • Database: Select database which contains Siemens Fusion users.
    • Interval:Latency acceptable between data transfer.
    • Sync Direction:

      • ➣ Sync data from Siemens Fusion to IXM WEB
    • Auto Transfer:LINK can send all users imported from Siemens Fusion 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 also when number of users imported from Siemens Fusion 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 Activity log will change accordingly.

Multiple Cards

Siemens Fusion can have multiple cards per user but IXM WEB supports only one Prox card. Link selects one of the valid cards.


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