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– Location ID
An available location in your topology that has not been assigned to
– Reader IP Address
The IP address on your network.
– Reader IP Port Number
The correct port number for the type of device, for example:
• Alien = 23
• Intermec = 2189
• Samsys = 2101
• Matrics = 3000
3. Click Create. The reader displays in the list on the Readers page. It will be
available for selection when creating controller definitions.
Search, display, update, and delete readers
You can display a reader definition to review, update, or delete it.
Search for readers
If you have many readers and the list on the Readers page is long, you can
search for specific readers and display just those in the list. The search filter is
case-sensitive and assumes a wild card at the beginning and end of the search
Note: Although the Administrative Console allows you to choose a
location that has already been assigned, the device infrastructure only
allows one reader to one location.
Note: Be sure to verify the port number with your device manufacturer’s
Note: You can create and save a reader definition that only has a reader ID in
it, but you will have to return and add the other information before you can test
or use your RFID network.