For access control configuration
- Granting/revoking credentials
- Creating schedules
- Assigning access rules
Profile A is for products used in an electronic access control system. A Profile A conformant device can retrieve information, status and events, and configure entities such as access rules, credentials and schedules. A Profile A conformant client can provide configurations of access rules, credentials and schedules. The client can also retrieve and receive standardized access control-related events.
Download ONVIF Profile A Specification
Article: ONVIF Profile A: Bringing New Functionality to Multi-supplier Access Control
ONVIF Profile Feature Overview
Click on the ONVIF Profile Feature Overview (pdf) to get an overview and a comparison of the features supported by all ONVIF profiles, and whether the features are considered mandatory (M) or conditional (C) for a conformant device or client.
IP-based access control with ONVIF Profile C and Profile A, and integration with a video surveillance system using ONVIF Profile S.