Unlimited client workstations
Multiple operator levels
Triggers and actions
Why do I need it?
Net2 is an advanced PC based access control solution. Our Net2 software offers centralised administration and control of sites with up to 1,000 doors and 50,000 users.
Perfectly tailor access privileges to groups or individuals quickly and easily using our intuitive, user-friendly software. Event reports can be generated in a few clicks and the single-door architecture makes specifying, installing and maintaining the system easy. Advanced features such as site graphics, IP camera integration and ‘Triggers and Actions’ further extend the capabilities of this cutting-edge system.
What do you get in Net2 Lite and Pro?
|Triggers and actions|
|Intruder alarm integration*|
|Third party readers|
|Landlord-tenant/ advanced operator permissions|
|Timesheet and timeline*|
|Roll call and muster reporting*|
|Fire alarm integration*|
|Multi-zone intruder alarm integration*|
|Customisable welcome page|
|Paxton Connect app **|
|NetOnline web user interface ***|
* Not available with wireless products
** Paxton Connect app only works with Net2 Pro v6.00 or above
*** Net2Online only works with Net2 Pro v6.01 or above
Click here to view PC spec requirements and compatibility information and here to view the Net2 Pro software product page.
Net2 Checkpoint Control
New in Net2 v6.05
Monitor and approve staff and visitors entering a building with the latest Net2 feature to support COVID-secure sites!
Help your customers protect their staff and visitors by monitoring and approving people as they return to work. Create checkpoints within a building where users must be validated before they can access other areas, helping to follow health and safety guidelines and protect user well-being.
Latest features are available in the Net2 Pro software.
Net2 Occupancy Management
New in Net2 v6.04
Control and monitor social distancing with Net2 Occupancy Management
With the latest software update, your Net2 Pro software can quickly and easily manage the flow of people around your building to control the maximum number of people in any given area.
The new Net2 Occupancy Management feature has specifically developed to support social distancing and make the workplace COVID-secure.
Are you a Registered Paxton Installer?
You can download your free copy of the Net2 Lite software, and all the latest software updates, from the Paxton Portal.
See the software release notes to find out what’s new in the latest version of Net2, or in an earlier version running on your site.
Net2Online web user interface
Site management made easy. Flexible site management via a browser with Net2Online.
Easy access to your Net2 Pro system wherever you are, from any location, on any device.
- User admin
- Managing roll call reports
- Timezone management
- Open door functionality
- Viewing reports and events
- Free to download! Only available with Net2 Pro
How to access the online software:
Open Net2, sign in, and go to ‘Options’
Complete the registration process for Net2Online using a unique site name and a valid email address
Click on the URL at the bottom of the registration page
Connect you directly to your site via a supported web browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari or Microsoft edge
Net2Online uses standard TLS encryption and no data is stored in the cloud. TLS (Transport Layer Security) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser.
These links ensure that all data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and integral. The service relays information between the system and the device only.
Our intuitive software has been developed to be straightforward to use. Discover the benefits of our Net2 Lite and Pro software and how these could be used in your building to unlock more benefits.
Unlimited client workstations
We don’t restrict the number of users who can have access to your software, it can be installed for free on multiple PCs
Multiple operator levels
An unlimited number of people can manage a system with different levels of security applied
View events in real time or as a full event log so that you can review historical events
Pre-defined reports allow you to review the most relevant data quickly. Build custom reports based on individuals, departments or doors
Open door function
Use the software to open individual doors from your PC
Import 2D images of your site to give a graphical view of door open or alarm status
Triggers & actions
Easily create rules based on system events. These include sending emails, texts and controlling doors in response to access events or alarms
User image verification
This enables you to visually confirm
the identity of a user
Create a time period in the software for special events and occasions, such as school open days, or extended opening hours
Temporary access rights
Temporary access permissions can be used to automatically upgrade or downgrade a user’s access permissions for a set period of time
Control bi-directional turnstiles with a single door controller saving wiring time and hardware expense
Timesheet & timeline
Use proximity readers for clocking in and out to log the working hours of employees. You can also note planned and unpaid leave. Reports can be exported for use with HR applications
Areas make it easier to set up access levels on larger sites by grouping multiple doors into a single access controlled area. It also allows the use of anti-passback
Anti-passback prevents a user from passing their token back to a second person to gain entry into the same controlled area; for example, a car park
Ideal for buildings or sensitive sites that need to secure the premises in the event of an emergency, allowing only specific security personnel free movement during lockdown
Landlord-tenant / advanced operator permissions
It is possible to restrict users to only administer tokens within a specific area, for example when more than one business is sharing a building
Roll call & muster reporting
Create reports listing all users currently within a specified area. This is primarily used in the event of an emergency, such as a fire alarm, when it can be used to check that everyone is out of the building
Who is in?
Displays the last known location of a user based on the last reader they presented a token to
Personalise access control tokens
with employee pictures, details and company information
Customisable welcome page
Your installer can customise the welcome screen of your Net2 system with your organisation’s logo, additionally, they can add their contact details if you ever need to contact them for support
Watch our tutorial videos and learn how you can get the very best from the Net2 software and offer your customers more from their access control system.
- Using a card designer
- Adding a new user
- Barring a user
- Lost card?
- Restricting access permissions
Not sure if Net2 is right for you?
Have a look at some existing Paxton sites to see how the Net2 system can be adapted to meet a range of diverse requirements.