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Adding a data source for MindConnect Software Agent

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

Requirement

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

Procedure

To add a data source to an asset of type MindConnect, for example: "Generator", follow these steps:

  1. Click on the asset in the "Assets" tab, for example: "Wind turbine".
  2. Click on the asset icon, for example: "MindConnect Software Agent".
  3. Click "Add new data sources".

    • The window to enter the protocol data is opened

    add-new-datasource-mcsa

    Note

  4. Enter data source data and confirm with "Accept".

  5. To save the data source click "Save".

Result

You have now created a new data source. The new data source is available at the asset details of your MindConnect Software Agent.

The following graphic shows the added data source:

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Last update: September 29, 2022