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Simatic Notifier node

Usage of Simatic Notifier node

Simatic Notifier nodes in Visual Flow Creator are integrated with Simatic Notifier application. With these nodes you can raise, accept and clear the events in Simatic Notifier application.

Simatic Notifier nodes will notify the users with following event types based on the event priority:

  • Alert
  • Warning
  • Information

For more information about the Simatic Notifier, see SIMATIC Notifier documentation.

Note

To use these nodes, Simatic Notifier app should be subscribed and available on the Launchpad.

Raise event

raise-event-node

The "Raise event" node allows to raise the event in Simatic Notifier application.

Example

To execute the example flow using raise event node, follow these steps:

  1. Create the flow as shown below:

    raise-event-node-flow

  2. Edit inject node properties:

    • Payload (string): Pump overheating
  3. Edit raise event node properties to select the asset and event type:

    edit-raise-event-node

  4. Click select-icon to select the asset and event type.

  5. Save and execute the flow.

Output

In Simatic Notifier application, the event is raised in successfully.

raise-event-node-flow-output

① Notification ID

Accept event

accept-event-node

After the event is raised, "Accept event" node allows to accept the raised event using "Notification ID".

Example

To execute the example flow using accept event node, follow these steps:

  1. Create the flow as shown below:

    accept-event-node-flow

  2. Edit inject node properties:

    • Payload (string): Pump overheating
  3. Edit accept event node properties to enter the "Notification ID":

    edit-accept-event-node

  4. Save and execute the flow.

Output

In Simatic Notifier application, the event is accepted successfully.

accept-event-node-flow-output

Clear event

clear-event-node

After the event is resolved, "Clear event" node allows to clear and archive the accepted event using "Notification ID".

Example

To execute the example flow using clear event node, follow these steps:

  1. Create the flow as shown below:

    clear-event-node-flow

  2. Edit inject node properties:

    • Payload (string): Pump overheating
  3. Edit clear event node properties to enter the "Notification ID":

    edit-clear-event-node

  4. Save and execute the flow.

Output

In Simatic Notifier application, the event is cleared and archived successfully. To view the cleared and archived event, navigate to "Archive" tab.

clear-event-node-flow-output

You can download Simatic Notifier app from Google Play store and Apple App Store to receive the event notification on your mobile phone by accessing the app with the permission.

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Last update: November 17, 2022