Standalone DLS NA

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Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 3 or higher (Not supported in DLS 5 V1.62+)
  • Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2, Windows Installer 3.1, and KB926255 Windows Updates installed (Not supported in DLS 5 V1.62+)
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10 (Only supported in DLS 5 V1.62+)

DLS Prerequisites

The following applications must be installed for DLS Standalone to operate.

These prerequisites are automatically downloaded (if necessary) and installed under normal circumstances.

1) Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile

2) Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Extended

Any critical updates to these prerequisites should be installed via Windows Update.

Minimum PC Hardware Requirements

To support the prerequisites for DLS/Web SA, following system requirements must be met:

  • Processor: 600 megahertz (MHz) Pentium III compatible or faster processor - 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster is recommended
  • ''''RAM: 1GB of System Memory
  • Hard Disk: Up to 2GB of available space may be required.
  • CD or DVD Drive: Not required
  • Display: 1024 x 768 high color, 32-bit (Recommended)

Note: DLS Standalone uses approximately 500MB, additional hard disk space may be required for prerequisites.

DLS Standalone Installation

  • Initiate the installation of the latest available release by downloading the executable file from or acquiring it from your dealer.
  • Please select your Country:
  • The End User License Agreement will be prompted:
  • If you agree, accept the agreement and the following screen will be prompted. Select the ‘DLS 5 (Standard)’:
  • DLS Installer will automatically search for .NET 4.0 Framework. If it is not installed, you will be requested by the installer utility to initiate the installation.
  • Once the installation has completed, the new shortcuts are added in DSC folder under Start menu:
    • Windows 7:
DLSStandalone StartMenu Win7.png
    • Windows 8+:
DLSStandalone StartMenu Win8.png

DLS Login

After installation, message box will prompt up indicating default username and password for DLS login:


Click ‘OK’, and insert default login name (admin) and password (1234) in the following form:


Create an Account

  • To create a new account in basic mode (quick mode), click ‘New Account’, ’Basic’:
  • Enter account name without any blank spaces in between and special characters, select ‘Account Group’ and then select ‘Panel Type’ you want to connect to:

If you are not sure about your panel type, select ‘Auto Detect Panel’. This feature will automatically detect your panel type.

  • Select ‘Connection Type’:

If you are connecting through GS/IP and not sure about the communicator type, select ‘Auto Detect Communicator’. This feature will automatically detect your communicator type.

  • To create a new account in advanced mode, click ‘New Account’, ’Advanced’:
  • After inserting all the required information, click ‘Create’ to successfully create this new account:
  • To open the account either double click the account entry, right click on account entry and click ‘Open’ or click ‘Open’ from main account grid menu. Legacy panel type accounts can be open in either ‘Standard View’ or ‘Worksheet View’. Hybrid System accounts can only be open in ‘Standard View’:

Account Tool Bar Menu

Save an accountDLS SaveIcon.png

Perform error checkDLSErrorCheckIcon.png

Add a new user or load an existing template on top of this accountDLSNewUserExistingTemplateIcon.png

View account revision formDLSRevisionHistoryIcon.png

Connect and stay online with panel without initially submitting any data communicationDLSConnectOnlyIcon.png

Global Upload from Panel to DLSDLSGlobalUploadIcon.png

Global Download from DLS to PanelDLSGlobalDownloadIcon.png

Communicate tag options onlyDLSCommunicateTagOnlyIcon.png

Upload Event BufferDLSEventBufferUploadIcon.png

Detect successfully enrolled modules with the panelDLSModuleDetectIcon.png

Un-tag options to communicateDLSUntagIcon.png

‘Disconnect when complete’ or ‘Disconnect immediately’ the connected sessionDLSDisconnectIcon.png

Print entire account data and contentDLSPrintIcon.png

Preview entire account data and content to be printDLSPrintPreviewIcon.png

Generate account system status reportDLSSystemStatusIcon.png

Communication Tags

Upload option from Panel to DLSDLSUploadTagIcon.png

Download option from DLS to PanelDLSDownloadTagIcon.png

Modem Manager Configuration

  • Go to Tools - Modem Manager Configuration to add/modify the modem information

Engine Limitations

  • If modems are not connected directly to the server machine via a native RS-232 port then only Keyspan USB-to-Serial converter must be used to optimize the full PSTN functionality