Doors.NET - Hardware Gateway

Doors.NET - Hardware Gateway

1.0 Introduction

The Doors.NET Gateway is a service that provides the communication between the software and the hardware (the controllers, readers, I/O modules, etc).
Gateway Schematic

Each hardware types has its own gateway type (there is a PXL gateway, NXT gateway, Neutron gateway and an MSC gateway) the MSC gateway is used to communicate to NXT Mercury-Inside and Real Mercury (SCP) controllers.

 

2.0Gateway Limitations

A new Doors.NET system comes with a single gateway. Additional gateway connections can be purchased and enabled on you license.

  • You can have multiple gateways installed on the host PC but they must be OF DIFFERENT TYPES.
  • Multiple gateways of the same controller type must be running on separate PCs (for example: you might have the Application Server, Database and PXL gateway on the host PC and then a second PXL gateway running on a second, remote PC.
  • Neutron Gateways cannot co-exist with other controller gateway types. When the Neutron gateway is enabled and installed ONLY Neutron controller types can be used on that system.

    • Related Articles

    • Setup a Hardware Gateway Using the Gateway Wizard

      Effective from version 3.5.1.21 of Doors.NET a gateway is typically setup using the License Manager. However, there are situations where the hardware gateway needs to be installed on a remote workstation. The Gateway Wizard allows you to add a remote ...
    • Doors.NET - License Manager and Gateway Setup

      1.0 Introduction Doors.NET installation and controller configuration is a three step process. Each of these steps has its own document, with controller configuration broken into separate documents per hardware type. • software installation – ...
    • Using Multiple Hardware Types in Doors.NET

      Doors.NET is capable of running multiple concurrent hardware platforms. Doors.NET has the ability to concurrently support the following hardware types: EntraGuard and PXL-500, NXT controllers, NXT-MSC (Mercury-Powered) controllers and real Mercury ...
    • Doors.NET System Feature Matrix - Per Hardware Type

      Multiple Hardware Platforms Doors.NET is capable of running multiple concurrent hardware platforms. The ability to support multiple concurrent hardware platforms was introduced in Doors.NET v3.5.1.19. Support for the EntraGuard, the PXL-G and the ...
    • Doors.NET Troubleshooting Guide

      The following guide aims to assist you in troubleshooting and identifying some of the issues that may be encountered when setting up and using the Doors.NET software and supported hardware. The likely causes and suggested corrective actions are ...