Synchronize Time Clocks

Synchronize time clocks to share employee enrollments on one clock with all other clocks in the network.

Clocks must be online during the sync to receive the latest enrollments. Synchronizing clocks throughout the day helps ensure that all clocks receive the latest enrollments on a timely basis.
  1. Select the Terminals tab.
  2. In the upper left of the screen, select a device to poll.
    Devices must be activated on the Preferences tab in order to display in this list.
  3. To the right of the device field, choose Polling Groups from the drop-down.
    Devices must have a polling or enrollment group assigned to them before you can sync time clocks.
  4. Click Schedules.
  5. In the upper right of the screen, enter your idClock Login and Password.
    Users must have proper security credentials to set up or delete a polling schedule.
  6. In the Schedules window, click Add.
  7. In the Type field, select Synchronize.
  8. Select the check boxes for the days of the week to sync time clocks.
  9. For Run Type, select one of the following options:
    • Interval: Allows you to synchronize clocks at regular time intervals throughout the day, such as every two hours.
    • Specified Time: Allows you to synchronize clocks at a particular time of day.
  10. Click Save.