Settings in MindConnect Software Agent

You can change the log file upload settings and system time using “Settings” area in MindConnect Software Agent.

Settings area

In the navigation menu, click "Settings" tab to open the "Settings" area. It provides following features:

  • Diagnosis

  • System

Diagnosis settings


Log files upload

The log files upload section displays the current status log file upload setting. To enable or disable the log file upload functionality, click the "Upload log files" toggle button.


While changing the log upload setting, it will overwrite the log upload settings of the asset’s device configuration. This change will not be synchronized with the asset’s device configuration.

Change settings status

The status of changing the log files upload settings process is displayed in the "Change settings status" section.

Diagnostic settings

This section has the configurations related with diagnostics setting such as level of logging.

Log Level

MindConnect Software Agent log level can be set from diagnostic configuration. The five different values of log levels are



  • INFO


  • ERROR.

The behaviour of the logging on the device will be included to the selected level and the upper log levels only. The lower log levels will not be logged.


Log Upload

Log upload: It means, the device is going to upload logs generated to MindSphere. The log upload on the device is enabled by default and it is possible to disable this feature. “Upload Logs Now” triggers the upload of the device log files immediately. This feature triggers the log upload regardless of the auto log upload status.

System settings


Change system time

In “Change system time” section, the current Windows host system time will be displayed in UTC format. A new system time can be updated using the time edit field.

To start the change system time process, click "Change time" button.


  • It is recommended to use Google Chrome for changing the system time, so that the new time can be updated by using date and time picker which is not supported by all browsers (e.g. Firefox).

  • If you change the system time, this may lead to some abrupt behavior on the data ingested.

Change system time status

The status of changing the system time process is displayed in the "Change system time status" section.