You can edit the properties of an iOn landmark (an area of interest to your organization, such as a job site or an unsafe road you want to designate as off-limits) via the Admin - Landmarks/Geofences screen or via the Tracking screen, as shown in the two sections below. You might find the Admin - Landmarks/Geofences screen method easier, in terms of locating the landmark.


Note: For an explanation of the features of the Admin - Landmarks/Geofences screen, go to Navigating the Admin - Landmarks/Geofences Screen.


Via the Admin - Landmarks/Geofences Screen


To edit a landmark using the Admin - Landmarks/Geofences screen, follow these steps:


  1. Click  >> Admin >> Landmarks/Geofences.
     
    The Admin - Landmarks/Geofences screen will appear and display a map of your area at the top and a grid of data about the landmarks in the group you have selected in the Group Chooser.
       
  2. If the landmark is in a subgroup of the one you have selected in the Group Chooser, click Include Subgroups at the bottom of the screen.
     
  3. Scroll down to the landmark you need to modify or filter the Name column to find it. (See Sorting and Filtering Column Data if needed.)
     
  4. In the row of the landmark, click  under Actions.
    Note: Alternatively, you can select the landmark's check box and then click at the bottom of the screen. You actually can edit multiple landmarks this way (by selecting all of their check boxes before clicking ), but you can only edit fields they have in common, such as their group assignment.
    The Edit Landmark Name dialog box will appear.
      
  5. If you need to change the size or shape of the geofence boundary, click and drag a handle on one of its sides.
     
  6. Repeat step 5 as many times as necessary.
     
  7. If you need to completely redraw the geofence, click  at the top right of the map to delete the boundary and then follow the set of steps for the type of shape you want:
     
  • Polygonal Boundary
     
    1. Click  at the top right of the map.
       
    2. Move your cursor over the map and click at the top-left corner of the boundary you plan to draw.
       
      A point will appear on the map.
        
    3. Drag to the right.
        
    4. Click at the end of the first line.
       
    5. Drag away from that point in the direction of the second line of the shape.
        
    6. Click at the end of that second line.
       
    7. Drag away from the third point in the direction of a third line to continue your shape.
        
    8. Click at the end of that line.
       
    9. Repeat steps g and h for as many lines as you need to create your shape.
        
    10. After you've drawn your final line, double-click.
          
  • Rectangular Boundary
     
    1. Click  at the top right of the map.
       
    2. Move your cursor over the map, placing it at the top-left corner of the boundary you plan to draw.
        
    3. Click and hold and then drag your cursor down and to the right to create the rectangle. Release when it's the size you want.
        
  • Circular Boundary
     
    1. Click  at the top right of the map.
       
    2. Move your cursor over the map, placing it at the top left of the boundary you plan to draw.
         
    3. Click and hold and then drag your cursor down and to the right to create the circle. Release when it's the size you want.
        
  1. To change the name of the landmark, select the text in the Name field and type the new one.
     
  2. If you would like to place the landmark in a different group, click the Group drop-down arrow and select the group from the list.
    Note: The landmark will be visible only to the group you choose, plus its subgroups. If you want it to be available throughout your group hierarchy, place it in your top-level group.
  3. To keep the landmark in use, make sure that the Status field is set to Enabled.
    Note: If necessary, you can set the landmark to Disabled, Suspended, or Deleted to prevent it from setting off Entered or Exited geofence events. Instead, though, you might find it easier to just change its type to None (Landmark Only).
  4. To change what the landmark monitors, in terms of arrivals and departures, click the Type drop-down arrow and select the new type, given these options:
     
    • Both: To trigger a geofence event when an asset enters or exits the landmark's geofence.
       
    • None (Landmark Only): To see the landmark on the map but not have it trigger any geofence events (such as for a home office).
       
  5. If your organization has designated Landmark/Geofence categories, you can change its category by clicking the Category drop-down arrow and selecting a new one, such as Work Site.
    Note: The categories listed will be those that are available for the landmark's assigned group or parent.
  6. If you need to change whether the landmark is restricted in visibility, select or deselect Restricted.
    Note: If a landmark is designated as restricted, only users in its assigned group will be able to view activity there — NOT users from subgroups. The restricted landmark won’t be listed on the Tracking grid or in reports and won’t be associated to assets in the regular (visible) way. Entered/Exited geofence events will still be reported for it, but the events won’t be visible to users below its assigned group. Alerts will be similarly restricted in visibility.
  7. Click Save.
     
    Your landmark edits will appear in the grid.


Via the Tracking Screen


To modify a landmark using the Tracking screen, follow these steps:


Note: In order to view the landmark you need to edit on the Tracking page, you'll need to have its assigned group chosen in the Group Chooser. (See Choosing a Group to View Globally if necessary.)


  1. Click  >> Tracking.
     
    The Tracking screen will open.
      
  2. Optionally, you can switch to a satellite view by clicking  at the top right of the map and then selecting the Imagery option you prefer from the Basemaps list.
     
  3. Click and drag the map to the location of your landmark, zooming in to the geofence boundary. 
    Note: To make locating the landmark easier, you can search for it by name as shown in Performing a Map Search.
  4. Click  at the top right of the map.
     
    The Landmark Geofence Editor will open.
      
  5. Click within the drawn geofence on the map.
     
    Its Landmarks properties window will appear.
     
     
  6. If you need to change the size or shape of the geofence boundary, click and drag a handle on one of its sides.
     
  7. Repeat step 6 as many times as necessary.
     
  8. If you need to completely redraw the geofence, click Delete in the Landmarks properties window to delete the boundary and then follow the steps in Adding a Landmark's "Via the Tracking Screen" section to re-create the boundary.
    WARNING! This will delete the landmark entirely, not just its drawn geofence on the map, so you'll need to add it back in its entirety (including its name, group, and other properties).
  9. To change the name of the landmark, in the Landmarks properties window, select the text in the Name field and type the new one.
    Note: You may need to click within the drawn boundary on the map again to make the window reappear.
  10. If you would like to place the landmark in a different group, click the Account drop-down arrow and select the group from the list.
    Note: The landmark will be visible only to the group you choose, plus its subgroups. If you want it to be available throughout your group hierarchy, place it in your top-level group.
  11. If your organization has designated Landmark/Geofence categories, you can change its category by clicking the Category drop-down arrow and selecting a new one, such as Work Site.
    Note: The categories listed will be those that are available for the landmark's assigned group or parent.
  12. To change what the landmark monitors, in terms of arrivals and departures, click the Type drop-down arrow and select the new type, given these options:
     
    • Both: To trigger a geofence event when an asset enters or exits the landmark's geofence.
       
    • None (Landmark Only): To see the landmark on the map but not have it trigger any geofence events (such as for a home office).
       
  13. If you need to change whether the landmark is restricted in visibility, select or deselect Restricted.
    Note: If a landmark is designated as restricted, only users in its assigned group will be able to view activity there — NOT users from subgroups. The restricted landmark won’t be listed on the Tracking grid or in reports and won’t be associated to assets in the regular (visible) way. Entered/Exited geofence events will still be reported for it, but the events won’t be visible to users below its assigned group. Alerts will be similarly restricted in visibility.
  14. Click Save.