This document gives a basic overview of the different sections within the Unite Admin Desktop and a basic set up to get you started.
1. Setting up a new database
When logging in to the Unite Admin Desktop for the first time you will need to set up a new database. To to this you will need to select the button to the right of the data source field as shown in the image below-
This will then open a new window, where you can create, restore or download a database.
Once created, you can now close this page and log in. From the drop down you can select your database, then enter your username and password for the database.
2. Adding Licences
If you have created a new database you will be required to add new licenses. These will be supplied to you when you purchase your set up. Ascom license documents are in the form of a pdf file.
Once you have added the required licences you will need to log out the system and then log back in.
3. System Configuration
Now when you log in, you will be greeted with system configuration.
If you wish to upload additional licences there is a key at the bottom right of the screen where so you can upload more.
4. Data Source
Here is where you can take a back up of the system and save it to your local network.
Sites shows you the name of the computer that the unit admin desktop is hosted. Under Site name you can change the name of the site you are currently configuring.
This is where you add the UCM to the Unite Admin Desktop.
You will need to select "Add" in the top left and enter the IP address of the unit and the password. Unless you have changed the password the default is setmeup.
Then you will be able to add the UCM, please be aware it is recommended that you take a backup of the UCM before you add it to the Unite Admin Desktop.
Now you have added the UCM you will now be able to see the current status on the Unit.
Here is the different status icons and their meanings:
As standard the category's are set as DECT and WLAN messaging, however you are able to pick from the drop-down menu and add others like paging.
This is where you are able to create an organisation tree for the UCM.
Locations is where you can add locations for the alarms.
his section is for integration with other equipment. Ascom advertise this section as integration with medical equipment.
10. Devices and Numbers
Here is where you will be able to add handsets and assign them numbers.
First you will need to add the device types. In the top left of the screen you will need to select "Device Types" dragging the device from the left hand side of the screen and dropping it in the "Drop item here" box. Please be aware you will have to add the same number of devices in here as you have physical devices.
Once these have been added you will now be able to assign them numbers. You now will need to go back to "Number Plan" in the top left and assign numbers to the handsets. If you click help down the right hand side it will give you a brief explanation of the number types.
Here is where you can assign users to a device. You can either add a user or a group of users, these will need to match the users . If you click help down the right hand side it will give you a brief explanation of the different types of users and groups.
In order to add a user you first need to select "Add" in the top left corner, insert the users first name and last name and click add.
Once the user is added, a new page will be loaded. Here is where you will be able to add additional settings to the user.
Adding a group is the same principle. You select "Add Group" then enter the name of the group and the group number.
Once added you will be able to assign users to this group.