User interface "MindConnect Data Source"

With the MindConnect Data Source configuration you can receive data, which is read out by MindConnect Nano data adapters (e.g. S7, OPC UA, Modbus). You have to configure the readings for these adapters in the corresponding MindConnect Nano asset within the Asset Manager.

The following graphic shows the different areas of the "Data Source" window:

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General

Data configuration

Expand or collapse the context bar

Lock or unlock the expand or collapse of the context bar

Context bar

Parameter table

The following table shows the individual areas and parameters of the "MindConnect Data Sources" window:

Area

Parameter

Description

General

Name

Add an individual name for the data source.

Description

Add an individual description (optional).

Context Bar

Data sources selection

The context bar shows all available MindConnect Data Sources and its containing data points, which can be added to the configuration.

You can assign complete data sources or single data points to the data table via drag-and-drop.

Data

Data Table

The data table shows all data points which have been assigned from the context bar.