Configure a new MindConnect data source

To be able to use MindConnect Edge Analytics, it is necessary to configure the data source and add key parameters. The following steps will lead you through the process of configuring the data source in MindConnect Edge Analytics and exemplarily use a MindConnect Nano.

Requirements

  • The MindConnect Nano device is configured in Asset Manager as an asset with data points.

  • Prepared edge device within MindConnect Edge Analytics:

NOTE

Changes in Asset Manager configuration

If you change the adapter configuration in the MindConnect Nano asset, you have to adjust the data source configuration in MindConnect Edge Analytics manually.

Procedure

To configure the data source, proceed as follows:

  1. Open the "Edge Device" section and select the edge device.

  2. Select "Configuration" in the main selection.

    • The individual created structure within the navigation appears.

  3. Select a folder within the navigation.

  4. Click on the button to create a new data source.

    • In the configuration area the available analytics data sources appear.

  5. Select the data source, for example "MindConnect Data Source".

    • In the configuration area the new edit window appears.

  6. Enter a name and description in the "General" area.

  7. Select a data point from the context bar and add it to the data table via drag-and-drop.

  8. In the "Data" area you can activate or deactivate the data points to be monitored.

  9. In order to save the configuration, click "Save".

Result

You have created a new configuration for a data source.

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If you want to edit the configuration again, select the newly created entry in the selection list and click121255793931.png in the configuration area.