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How can I have my panel disarm when I scan my Access Control keycard?

An Access Control panel can be set up to disarm upon a single or double card swipe using the Alarm.com Alarm.com customer website.

Important: The option to disarm the panel upon the successful card swipe is only available to panels using an LTE or Dual-Path module.

To add a rule to disarm a security panel upon card swipe: 

  1. Log into the Alarm.com customer website.
  2. Click Automation.
  3. Click Rules
  4. Click Add New Rule.
  5. In the Name of rule field, enter the desired name for the rule.
  6. In When this event occurs, select Access Control Door.
  7. Using the first dropdown menu, select which reader triggers the rule.
  8. Using the second dropdown menu, select either: 
    1.  is accessed by a valid credential to require a single card swipe to trigger the disarm.
    2. is accessed by a valid credential with a double card swipe to require a double card swipe to trigger the disarm. 
  9. Using the third dropdown menu, select Employee or Manager.
  10. Using the Perform this action dropdown menu, select Disarm.
  11. In Select Devices, click to select the partitions that are disarmed when the rule is triggered.
  12. In During these time frames, select the desired time frames for the rule.
  13. Click Save.

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