Site Access Admin

Learn about the access privileges of a Site Access Admin

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Site Access Admin privileges allow an Access Admin or Access Manager the ability to see and interact with devices in a specific access control site. This is similar to how a camera Site Admin is able to view and manage cameras in a site.

Roles of a Site Access Admin

The role that the Site Access Admin has depends on whether they are an Access Admin or an Access Manager, where the Access Admin being able to do more. If a user is an Organization Admin and has Access Admin/Manager privileges, they can create access sites and view all existing access sites.

This table outlines the roles of a Site Access Admin as an Access Manager or Access Admin, where the Access Admin can do everything as an Access Manager, and more.

As an Access Manager

As an Access Admin

  • View live door events for doors within the site

  • View reports for doors in the assigned site

  • View door history and door schedules

  • View user history for doors in the assigned site

  • Change a door schedule to an existing schedule

  • Unlock a door from Verkada Command

  • Add/remove Site Access Admins

  • Add/delete sites and sub-sites

  • Add/remove devices

  • Add/configure/remove doors within their assigned sites

  • Add/configure/remove access levels and exceptions

Add a Site Access Admin

Note: A user must be an Access Admin or Access Manager before they can be added as a Site Access Admin. If the user you are looking for isn't in the list, learn how to Promote a User to Access Admin.

  1. In Verkada Command, go to All Products > Access.

  2. At the top left, select the site where you want to add new administrators.

  3. At the top, click the Admins tab.

  4. You should see a list of all current administrators for the site. Click the Add Admin (plus [+] icon) to add an administrator to the site.

  5. Find the user to promote, check the box to the left of their name, and click Done.

Learn more

Need more help? Contact Verkada Support

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