A door is any exterior or interior door with an electronic means of entry, such as a keypad or card reader. Doors are linked in this way to a control panel. A door belongs to a site and has a descriptive name such as “Lobby Door” or “Server Room.” A site can have one or more doors associated with it. All doors associated with a given site are listed on that site’s detail page.
A device is a logical definition of how a control panel interacts with the world. A device may have logical or physical inputs and outputs. A logical input may be a schedule input to a timer. A physical input is any input point on a board. Each device has a descriptive name such as “Server Room Temp Sensor.” A site can have one or more devices associated with it. All devices associated with a given site are listed on that site’s detail page.