Tags and Alarms


In View Click: Tags and Alarms

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All Tags will be listed in the Table with current value and last update.

Tags can be filtered by a partial name by entering the string and press: Filter

In this example the string “Wind” was filtered showing only the tags with “Wind” in their name

tagsDigital Output Tags can be changed from this table by Pressing ON or OFF

Tags which are configured ‘to keep History” will appear in blue and those that are not will be in black.

To see the Trend History of a Tag, Click the Tag













The time period is selectble fro 15 minute to 24 hours.

Select from the drop down box


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Tags can be added to the chart by selecting them from the drop down and clicking add







Click on History within the “View” dropdown


This Table will display the History of All Tag changes time stamped in Universal Time with the most current shown at the top. Tags are recorded to the server based on change.

All digital (ON – OFF) tags are reported when their status changes.

Analog tags are reported when the change is greater than the configured deadband.

Values can be Scaled or Raw by selecting the radio button

Press: Export to export all the tags withing a time range to an Excel CSV file

Data History list


By Clicking on a specific Tag a Table of recorded values for just that Tag will be displayed.

This also can be exported to an Excel CSV file.Specific tag values

Clicking on the Time Stamp will bring up a Trend Chart














The time period is selectable from 15 minutes to 24 hours.

Select from the drop down box


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Tags can be added to the chart by selecting them from the drop down and clicking add






Offline Events

From the Main Menu Select: Offline Events 













This Table shows all recorded Offline events, the time the unit went Offline and when it return Online, current state and duration

This table can be exported to an Excel CSV file


Offline Event History

Data Summary

Click on Data Summary in the View drop-down












Each Tag History recorded  is counted to keep track of which tags are the most active. This is important when using a cellular back-haul to keep the data rate within the plan.

Recorded Event Counts

Edit Tags


Select ‘Tags’ under the ‘Edit’ drop-down menu.



All tags available to the device are shown here along with details about each tag.



You may create new individual tags or import/export multiple tags.





From the Main Menu Select Status












The Status page displays important information:

MAC Address

Unit up time

Available memory 

Running Processes

Current Software and Firmware

 Device Usage



From the Main Menu Select Log




All outgoing data changes are time stamped and logged.

This includes:

Confirmation of data received

User commands and settings changes

Software and firmware downloads




Select ‘Files’ under the ‘Edit’ drop-down menu



You may Add & Modify Binary Files



You may Add & Modify Text Files


Device Settings

In the Main Menu Select Device Settings


In this screen you may configure various settings























Description – This is the descriptive name that will represent the device in all screens

Default Template – This defines which template will be used as the Home page when accessing the device from the Dashboard

Max Record Count – The number of all records that will be stored for all Tags combined

Max Record Ave – The Maximum time the records will be stored

Datalog Writes – The time between each datalogged record

Server Reads – The time between each connection to the server from the device

Settings Updates – The time between each time the device downloads any settings changes

Status Updates – The time between Status Page updates

Checkpoints – The time the device checks in regardless of all other settings

Storage Buffer – Location on the device where logged data is stored

Offline Tolerance – If a command is sent in WebControl and the device does not receive it, this is the time in which the command is voided

Write Window – not used


You may choose from a selection of templates to display information about your device(s).





Select ‘Alarms’ under the ‘Edit’ drop-down menu.


You may import/export a set of alarms or create an individual alarm.


Tag Name: Name of the alarm

Type: Alarms are arranged by urgency & direction;

Low & Low Low – occur when the value is falling

High & High High – occur when the value is rising

Threshold: This is a line that has to be crossed to trigger the alarm (such as wind or pressure)

Deadband: This is the distance between current value and Threshold. The value has to stay in this area for some time before an alarm is triggered (such as air conditioning)

Delay: This is a time gap between the trigger and the actual alarm.

Notes: Your own personal notes about the alarm