alarm-server requires some python dependencies to run.
pip install paho-mqtt pip install python-daemon
Configuring the Server
MQTT Server Configuration
- If your MQTT server is running locally or on the same box as the server listener, you can likely leave the settings as default.
- If you need to adjust anything, you can do so in
Configuring allowed panel addresses
- Allowed panel addresses should be entered in tab separated format innto
/etc/alarmserver/accounts.conf(or wherever you configure this file to be - see
1234is the account number you configure in Wintex/On Panel.
Configuring the Alarm Panel
The simplest method to configure the server and panel communication is to use Wintex to configure the ARC settings.
Disclaimer! It's easy to overwrite configurations, misconfigure or break your panel's current working configuration using Wintex. Please be sure you're confident in using wintex before proceeding - and always remember to take a backup, or at the very least receive all data first!
- Connect to your Panel
- Navigate to the Comms page
- Select the
- Find an empty ARC slot
- Enter the IP address and port of your server in the
Pri Tel Nofield in the format
Connect via IPis checked
- Save / send current page.
Running the Server
Subscribing to Messages