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This page provides an overview, where you find features of the Fleet Manager application when migrating to Insights Hub Monitor.
Fleet Manager was one of the first out-of-the-box applications in Insights Hub to view and analyze IoT data. It has been removed from existing environments since 1st May 2023.
With Insights Hub Monitor there is a powerful successor available, which offers same and a lot more features and functionality.


  • Insights Hub Monitor is available per default on the Launchpad. Only in case you are a subtenant user, a environment administrator has to assign one of the needed roles to the user. See also chapter User Rights.
  • The known Fleet Manager content can be found in the Insights Hub Monitor sidebar in the Explore > Assets section.

Fleet Manager content in sidebar

Feature comparison

The following provides an overview where the related features can be found in Insights Hub Monitor with its differences or feature enhancements.


The user interface is structured in a similar way: On the left side, the asset selection is available. You can search for assets and can also use different views like list, geo map or custom map.

On the right side, you can find the plugins for the asset context.

OI Overview

Insights Hub Monitor internal user settings has been extended to save the preferred asset view or for example the selected variables of an asset type.
A new settings user interface helps to configure Insights Hub Monitor for your specific needs.

A dark mode is available as well as the possibility to hide plugins for a user.

Insights Hub Monitor Settings UI

Insights Hub Monitor in dark mode


The available plugins are very similar.

Time Series

The Time Series plugin is available in both applications with the same look and feel. In Insights Hub Monitor the Time Series plugin provides as additional features:

  • export of time series data
  • improved visualization and resolution of time series data
  • support to show string values in a table view
  • support to display boolean variables in the chart
  • possibility to lock the time range and save quota while analyzing the chart

The Aspects plugin has been removed in favour of the Time Series plugin.


The Rules plugin has been significantly improved in Insights Hub Monitor.

  • The wizard creating a rule has been enhanced to support rules for Asset Types.
    A rule configuration can be easily rolled out to other assets of the same type without any further configuration.
  • As additional action the Simatic Notifier is supported, when this application is subscribed in the environment.
  • The email address field supports copying multiple coma-separated email addresses

Insights Hub Monitor Rules Wizard 1 Insights Hub Monitor Rules Wizard 2

Subtenancy and Rules

If subtenancy is used, ensure that rules are only configured using assets of one subtenant.


The Events plugin is available in a very similar look and feel.

Insights Hub Monitor Events Plugin

The style of the plugin has been modernized.


The Export mechanism of Fleet Manager has been integrated in the Time Series plugin.

Export Time Series Data

Insights Hub Monitor additionally supports

  • to export several aspects of an asset in parallel
  • to enter a data point count per file, which influences the file size of an export

Files / Attachments

The plugin Files in Fleet Manager is equivalent with plugin Attachments in Insights Hub Monitor.

In Insights Hub Monitor the filter capabilities have been improved as well as the loading times with many files using a paging mechanism. Filtering for specific files and paths allows also to search for files with a specific file extension.

All features like upload, download, delete are available in the same way.


The Info plugin is available in a very similar look and feel and same feature set.


The Dashboards is a plugin in Insights Hub Monitor.

Here you can link existing dashboards to your asset hierarchy.

Insights Hub Monitor Dashboards Plugin


As for Fleet Manager a Plugin SDK is also available for Insights Hub Monitor.
Here a lot of additional features have been developed to allow a seamless integration in Insights Hub Monitor:

  • support of plugins in asset or sidebar context
  • provide plugins as modal dialogs to support cross functionality within Insights Hub Monitor
  • support to provide actions and views to enable cross plugin communication
  • enhanced feature set of provided parameters
  • feature to use the built-in notifications for error-, warning- or success messages
  • ... and much more ...

Start now

Start now using Insights Hub Monitor! It offers much more features and is continuously enhanced with updates and improvements.
If you are interested in more features, you can also take a guided quick start tour on Insights Hub Monitor > Home.

Insights Hub Monitor Quick Start Tour

You are missing some functionality?
Then open a request to the Insights Hub support or contact the Community. We are looking forward hearing from you.

Last update: November 21, 2023