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Configure a SM1281 Data Source

To be able to use Edge Analytics, it is necessary to configure the data source and add key parameters. The following steps will lead you through the process of configuring the data source in Edge Analytics and exemplarily use the SM 1281.


  • A SM 1281 device configuration is including the following settings:

    • IP address of the SM 1281 is assigned
    • Command port has been set via SM 1281 web interface
    • Data port has been set via SM 1281 web interface
    • Vibration values have been configured via SM 1281 web interface
    • Set SM1281 to “RUN:X-Tools Mode”
  • Prepared edge device within Edge Analytics:


To configure the data source, proceed as follows:

  1. Open the "Edge Device" section and select the edge device.
  2. Select "Resources" in the main selection.
    • The individual created structure within the navigation appears.
  3. Select a folder within the navigation.
  4. Click on the button to add a new data source.
    • In the configuration area the available choice of data sources appears.
  5. Select the data source, for example "SIPLUS SM1281".
    • In the configuration area the new edit window appears.
  6. Enter a name and description in the "General" area.
  7. In the area "Settings" add the following entries as needed:
    • IP address
    • Command Port
    • Data Port
  8. In the "Data" area select the vibration data which shall be streamed from the device.
    • You can find detailed information about the parameter in chapter User interface "Data Source SIPLUS SM1281".
    • Add individual name for the vibration data channels.
    • Select individual sample rate.
    • Add individual sensor sensibility according to the sensor data sheet.
  9. In order to save the configuration, click "Save".


You have created a new configuration for a data source.

If you want to edit the configuration again, select the newly created entry in the selection list and click Edit in the configuration area.

Last update: January 22, 2024