KMC Commander: Getting Started & Project Server
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KMC Commander: Getting Started & Project Server

[MUSIC] KMC Commander is an open, secure and scalable
IoT platform. We have created this series of videos to introduce
you to the system, from installation to set-up and use. In this video, we introduce you to the KMC
Commander Project Cloud. Once Customer Service has set up your company,
a designated administrator at your company will be emailed credentials to log into your
KMC Commander Project Cloud. For this video series, we will use the fake
company name of “Integrated Mechanical.” The Project Cloud acts as the hub for all
of your KMC Commander installations. Here you’ll be able to manage users, user
permissions, customers, projects, and gateways. Let’s take a look… From the email you receive, click the link
to be taken to the Project Cloud login. This initial login will finish creating your
account. Here, you’ll be required to create your
password and sign up. Then, you’ll now be directed to your Project
Cloud. Now, there may not be much information available
apart from your name listed as a user, so let’s walk through each of these sections
just to give you an idea of what each of them is and what they’re used for. This top section, Users, is where you will
list everyone in your company who will need access to the Project Cloud or a specific
KMC Commander Installation. This can include admins, engineers, technicians
or anyone else you see fit to have access. Enter basic information about the user. So far, all this has been related to your
company’s internal users and groups. For this next section, let’s talk about
your customers, their users and the projects you’ll install for them. Since we’ve been building a new project,
let’s switch over to an established Project Cloud to see how this works. Here’s the “Manage KMC Marketing Customers”
section. You will see a list of customers we’ve done
projects for. When you click “Manage” for one of those
customers, you’ll be taken to a page very similar to your own company’s management
page. Here you can manage the users and groups for
your customers, as well as scroll down and see the projects and the gateways used in
their installations. Now, back to our new project Cloud for Integrated
Mechanical. Here is where their KMC Commander projects
will be listed. We’ll create a customer “New Paris Tech.” Now, click Manage for that customer to lead
us to the next section. Here’s where you’ll see every project
for this customer. This gives you the ability to quickly search,
manage and edit these projects. When you click into one, you can build the
site topology, add one or more new KMC Commander gateways, add new users and manage groups. We’re going to create a new project called
“Main Campus.” Let’s click Manage and add a gateway to
the topology. Here is where you can add users specific to
this project. Once we’re done here, click back, which
will return us to the customer page. Here you can add users to notification groups
across that customer’s projects. These can include Admins, Tier 1 and Tier
2 Technicians, or whatever other groups make sense for this organization or workflow. These will be your alarm notification options
in the KMC Commander platform. Members of the groups will be notified by
email, and by text if selected. To add people to the groups, edit each user,
choose the groups they should belong to, and click update. At the bottom of the page, click back. This takes us back to the Integrated Mechanical
page. Finally, in the last section, you can see
gateways tied to your account, view customers, license information and locations. The Project Cloud is the primary way to manage
all of your KMC Commander projects in one place, and with the easy user setup, you’re
given complete control and flexibility. For more information about KMC Commander,
please check out our other videos in this series, and to learn more about any of the
solutions from the Building Geniuses at KMC, visit us on the web at

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