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Engage Troubleshooting

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Engage Troubleshooting

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For troubleshooting issues and resolutions, see 2. Floor Accuracy when using Engage.

Engage General Troubleshooting


 

If a user cannot log in to Engage

Area Symptom Resolution

Single Sign On 

 

Employees are asked to enter a username and password instead of being redirected to your corporate Single Sign On page.

 

  1. Navigate to Admin Settings > System Config > General > Engage Configuration.
  2. Check the SSO Enabled checkbox.
  3. Click the Update button.

Single Sign On 

 

The user can successfully log in via SSO to the Serraview instance through the web browser but they cannot log in via SSO to the Serraview instance to the Engage app.

 

Engage relies on a user's existing Serraview account and associated person details, so if a user can successfully log in via SSO to the Serraview instance through the web browser then you will need to speak to your IT department.

They will need to review the account set up on your company's internal network and on the mobile device.

Sign On (or Login)

 

If you have an apostrophe in your name and using Apple iOS 11.

 

Apple iOS 11

If you have an apostrophe in your last name, then the Apple iOS 11 will apply smart punctuation to your name and this will cause the app login to not work. This is a known issue with iOS 11.

You will need to turn off the smart punctuation on your Apple iPhone and then you will be able to log into the Serraview App. To turn off the smart punctuation:

Navigate to Settings > General > Keyboard and then disable the Smart Punctuation.

If a user can log in to Engage

 
The following troubleshooting items will help you diagnose and solve problems.
 
Area  Symptom Resolution

SSO on Microsoft Edge

When you access Engage Web via SSO on Microsoft Edge and the screen is blank.

Microsoft Edge will be opening the link in compatibility mode.

Your IT team needs to arrange for the URL to be added to the list to disable it from being launched in compatibility mode.

Location

The building or floor is not visible in Engage.

Your System Administrator can make the different buildings and floors visible; see Set up which Buildings and Floors are visible in Engage.

Reserve a Desk

An employee cannot reserve any desks.

You may not have the Enforce all-day desk reservations enabled. 

See Set up All Day Desk Reservations and Check-in Times.

Reserve a Desk

 

An employee cannot reserve desks for a selected hour range, or cannot reserve for all-day.

 

All-day desk reservations in a building are set to either all-day or interval.

You need to check the settings, see Set up All Day Desk Reservations and Check-in Times and Set up Time Blocked Desk Reservation and Check-in Times.

Reserve a Desk

 

The desk nearby another colleague cannot be reserved.

 

Review the following:

Reserve a Desk

You cannot reserve the desk you want.

The desk may be set up to be reserved by a different team or neighborhood. See Set up Desk Reservation Permissions.

OR the person may not be set up in the correct team, see Update your Teams.

Reserve a Desk

An employee made a reservation but can't see it in the My Booking's calendar.

Your System Administrator can check to see if the reservation was successful in the Spaces module or the Block and Stack (VBS) module.  See View a desk reservation as an Admin.

Reservation's Time is Incorrect The reservation's time displays the wrong time for the floor and building it was made for. Your System Administrator can check the building's location is set up correctly, see Add, Edit, or Delete a Building.

Desk Check-ins

 

My desk check-in button is always disabled. 

 

You may not have the Enforce all-day desk reservations enabled. 

For the steps to set up Desk Check-in Times, refer to Set up All Day Desk Reservations and Check-in Times.

Cancel a Desk Reservation

If an employee cannot cancel the desk reservation.

If an employee cannot cancel a reservation then your System Administrator can cancel the reservation for them, see Cancel a desk reservations as an Admin.

Cancel a Desk Reservation

When an employee cancels a reservation today when can the desk be reserved by another employee?

The desk will be available in approximately 15 minutes.

Person Search

The person doesn't appear in the search.

Employees can opted-out of the Engage search in the following ways:

  • employees have the ability to opt themselves out.
  • System Administrator can opt-out employees either individually or in bulk.

To check if an employee is opted-out you will need to look the employee up in the People Directory, see Opt-out an Employee from Engage's Search.

Team

 

The team name is incorrect.

 

If your team names are incorrect or unfamiliar then your System Administrator can update the names as the Serraview instance may be using formal names provided by HR. See Configure Team Reservation.

First Responders

 

The first responders are not visible in Engage.

Check the setup of your first responders, see Set up the Person of Interest Filters.

Floorplan

Error message: Error loading floor zoom descriptor displays

This error message displays as the floor has no floorplan for Engage to load.

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Your System Administrator can hide this floor, so it will not display in Engage:

  1. Navigate to Resources > Buildings & Floors.
  2. Click on the building.
  3. Click on the floor you want to edit. The floor displays.
  4. Click the Edit icon. The Update Floor dialog displays.
  5. Uncheck the Show in Wayfinding check box to hide the floor.
  6. Click the Update Floor button.

For more details refer to Set up which Buildings and Floors are visible in Engage.

If this floor is meant to be used in Engage, then your System Administrator needs to arrange to have the floorplan loaded into Serraview and the allocation and occupancy in the Block and Stack (VBS) must be completed.

Corrupt Cache

Engage app displays the wrong floors and this can be caused by a corrupt cache.

The cache can become corrupt when:

  • a floor that was previously shown and is now hidden or deleted.
  • when the Engage app has not been updated for a while.

Try the following:

  • If you have an Android device then clear the Engage app cache.
  • For Android and iOS devices log out of the Engage app and then from the login screen tap the logo 5 times to reset.
  • For Android and iOS devices uninstall and reinstall the Engage app.
 
 
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