After setting up the host panel and installing the communicator, complete the following steps to remotely configure the communicator.

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ECP Setup

  1. Go to Customers.
  2. Find and select the system name.
  3. In the menu, go to Full Programming > System Options.
  4. In Keypad Input, select ECP.
  5. In ECP Partition, enter the number of the partition where you want the communicator to operate.
  6. Select Begin ECP Setup.
  7. If the host panel is a VISTA 128, turn on VISTA 128.
  8. Enter the host panel’s installer code in VISTA Installer Code.
  9. Select Begin.
  10. After setup is complete, Dealer Admin automatically retrieves zones from the host panel. If you need to retrieve zones again later, open System Options and select Get Zones.

DSC Setup

  1. Go to Customers.
  2. Find and select the system name.
  3. In the menu, go to Full Programming > System Options.
  4. In Keypad Input, select DSC.
  5. Select Begin DSC Setup.
  6. Enter the host panel’s installer code in Installer Code.
  7. Select Begin.
  8. After setup is complete, Dealer Admin automatically retrieves zones from the host panel. If you need to retrieve zones again later, open System Options and select Get Zones.