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Adding a datasource for MindConnect Nano

To receive the data of your MindConnect Nano you need to add a datasource. The datasource specifies the protocol and reading cycle that is used to transfer the data from your asset to the MindConnect Nano. Within the datasource, you enter the address of the asset inside of your network.


  • You have created an asset and an aspect.
  • You have enabled the connection to the MindConnect Nano.
  • You have the IP address of the asset inside of your network.


To add a datasource to an asset of type MindConnect, follow these steps:

  1. Select the Asset in the "Assets" tab.
  2. Click the asset icon, for example: "MindConnect Nano".
  3. In the Data Configuration view, click "Add New Datasource" and select the datasource to add a new datasource.



4.Enter the datasource parameter.


5.Click "Save".


You have now created a new datasource. The new datasource is available at the asset details of your MindConnect Nano.

The following graphic shows the datasource added:


Cloning of Datasource

Clone of datasource creates a copy of datasource (including copy of datapoints). User needs to provide new name for datasource.

Last update: April 15, 2024