How to create an alarm (widget)

Requirements

In order to show an alarm in a dashboard, you must first set up the alarm under "Alarms" in the main menu.

Guide

To create a "Line Chart", select "Designer" in the main menu.

Expand the "+ Add Widget" and choose 'Alarms'.

The alarm widget will be shown. Click the cogwheel to set the alarms to be displayed.

A pop-up will appear. Fill in the required information.

Field explanation:

  1. From date: Choose a from date if you wish to see historical alarms (if left empty, it will show live data).
  2. To date: Choose a to date if you wish to see historical alarms (if left empty, it will show live data). 
  3. Tag type: Choose if you wish to see all alarms from tags/sensors with this exact tag type.
  4. DIAP: Choose the DIAP that you wish to see alarms from (if left empty, then all alarms from all DIAPs will be displayed).
  5. PLC: Choose the PLC / sensor that you wish to receive alarms from (if left empty, then all alarms from the already selected DIAP will be displayed).
  6. Tag: Choose the exact tag / sensor that you wish to see alarms from (if left empty, then all alarms from the already selected PLC or sensor will be displayed).

In the example below, we have chosen to see CPU alarms from a specific DIAP.

Remember to "Save changes" when finished.