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User Interface "Data Sources"

The page lists all the data sources that you have the access according to the permission configuration in Visual Explorer. You can use the pagination to scroll through the list or filter by entering a search term in the search field. The term will be searched in the data source by “name” and “tags”.

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① Search field

② Data sources list

③ Selected data source additional details pane

④ Create new data source

⑤ Updates the latest changes

⑥ Toggle to hide or display data source additional details pane

Symbols

On the left side of each data source an icon that indicates the type of the data source. The table below describes the type of data source:

Icon Data Source Type
Asset Assets
Asset type Asset Types
Integrated data lake Integrated Data Lake
Events Events
SDI SDI

In the “Name” column, you can also see the tags and the name of the project the data source is hosted by. Furthermore, the icon next to the data source name reflects its current processing state.

Icon Processing State Description
Pending Pending The data source is waiting for the first synchronization since the last configuration change.
Active Active The data source is currently synchronizing.
Suspended Suspended The synchronization has been suspended due to a configuration error. Review the configuration of the data source. Save the configuration again to resume synchronization.
Delete In deletion The data source is being deleted.
(no icon) Idle The data source is waiting for the next synchronization.

The state icon shows the result of the latest synchronization.

Icon Result State Description
None None The data source is not yet processed.
OK OK The data source is fully synchronized with the data in MindSphere.
Warning Warning The data source is running, and the issues are detected like, data missing, then these issues are reported on the data source overview page. If the issues are not resolved, contact support team.
Error Error The data source is not updated then, an outdated version of the data source may still be available in Visual Explorer. The issues are reported on the data source overview page. If the issue is not resolved, contact support team.

The “Update” column shows the date of the latest synchronization and the configured synchronization interval. You can edit, copy and delete the data sources with the right-side column buttons.

Button Action Description
Edit Edit Change or update the configuration of the data source.
Copy Copy Re-use the configuration to create a new data source.
Delete Delete Permanently delete a data source.

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Last update: April 18, 2022