Profile A

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 v2.6 (April 2022) 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.