Is it possible to change the name which is displayed in the Alarm list process?

System:PLC connect,6.0.2 system


Is it possible to change the name which is displayed in the Alarm list process? Right now it's linked to a aspect called 'OPC source name' and every time I deploy(fully control network deploy) object name is dublicating(ex:> SS2201:SS2201 alarm Name).



Thanks in advance.


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lohith   

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I think that what you are seing is a new plc connect feature in version 6 where alarm and event list uses the OPC Source Name aspect even if you specify Object Name. Same applies to the description text.

If you look at the Controller it also has an OPC Source name aspect and this will be prepended to the OPC Source name of the object "by magic".

You may get over this by clearing the content of the OPC Source Name of the controller object. This at least removes the XXX: in front.

Leif Olsen   

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By lohith on 8/8/2017 | Like (0) | Report

Exactly, you got my point but deleting controller object name is not proper solution.do you have any other method ???


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Can't quite follow how the duplication problem manifest itself - do you have any images to upload here?

Have you tried selecting the Object Name column instead of Source Name?

Stefan Stromqvist   

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Hello,

Could you please elaborate your que with some photos?

You can make your own extension attributes for the prupose of display on alarm list as per your requirement.

Harsha.D   

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Dear All,

Here I have attached screen shot which contain OPC source Name and description for tag.

at present in alarm list,Object name and description is fetching from "OPC Source Name".

Do we have any other option to link "Name" aspect instead of "OPC Source Name"

Thank you.

 Capture.JPG

lohith   

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By Harsha.D on 8/7/2017 | Like (0) | Report

Could u send the snap of the alarm list as well.
Have u tried linking only Name aspect.


By lohith on 8/7/2017 | Like (0) | Report

I'm not finding option to link "Name", could you please write how to link "Name" aspect in alarm list


By Harsha.D on 8/7/2017 | Like (0) | Report

change via columns


By Stefan Stromqvist on 8/7/2017 | Like (0) | Report

Add the Object Name column to the alarm list, it should show the name as seen in the Plant Explorer "tree", e.g. SB52203A05BKR 50N_OPTD marked yellow in the .JPG you attached.

OPC Source Name is normally the native name reported by a foreign OPC AE Server.

The "OPC Source name" does not have to be equal to the name in the 800xA system.

Alarm and event lists can be made to show either of these names as separate columns, or both names if desired.


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Dear All,

I have included one more screen shot of alarm list.

Here object name is appearing complete path as i mentioned in the above.

Ex: We are getting object name "SS5302:SB53305R10BKR.SB53305R10BKR Relay_Faulty" in alarm list instaed we require "SB53305R10BKR Relay_Faulty"

Note:Object Name is fetching from "OPC Source Name" as i mentioned in the first screen shot.

 Capture2.JPG

lohith   

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Please check if you have more than one name column to add (see attached image) - the column headers support NLS, so in fact you may think you have selected ObjectName while you in fact have SourceName selected, but having a translation hiding the real name,

Bring up these aspects (Name aspect + OPC Source Name) and display their content and attach here.

Do *not* alter any of the factory default event or alarm list configuration objects in the Library Structure; always, always, always, copy and save under a new name to avoid having settings rolled back at a subsequent update or revision of the 800xA Base software.

 Name columns.png

Stefan Stromqvist   

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By lohith on 8/7/2017 | Like (0) | Report

Dear Stefan,

System:6.0.2 system PLC connect.

As I mentioned in the above comment I have selected only "ObjectName" in alarm list configuration but in alarm list it is showing complete path.
Here problem is "Object Name" is pointing to "OPC source Name" instead of "Name"
now question is how we can bring "Name" instead of "OPC Source Name" in alarm list??


By Stefan Stromqvist on 8/7/2017 | Like (0) | Report

Have you tested the other name column?

The *real* object name column should return the name as shown in Plant Explorer's tree on the left side.

Add *all* name columns as a test - I believe there should be a short name there somewhere.


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Hi

can you try this option,

Run System Alarm info as shown in the attachment

Thanks and Regards

Tamizhselvan M

 System Alarm Info.png

Tamizhselvan M   

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By lohith on 8/7/2017 | Like (0) | Report

Thanks for your reply
this is related to PLC connect


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I think that what you are seing is a new plc connect feature in version 6 where alarm and event list uses the OPC Source Name aspect even if you specify Object Name. Same applies to the description text.

If you look at the Controller it also has an OPC Source name aspect and this will be prepended to the OPC Source name of the object "by magic".

You may get over this by clearing the content of the OPC Source Name of the controller object. This at least removes the XXX: in front.

Leif Olsen   

answered 2 months ago


 


By lohith on 8/8/2017 | Like (0) | Report

Exactly, you got my point but deleting controller object name is not proper solution.do you have any other method ???


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Hi lohith

I'm not suggesting that you delete the controller name - just that you clear the content of the controllers "OPC Source Name" aspect.

I can also see that you haven't set the the main object as "Alarm Owner" but are using the signal object as alarm. This may be the reason why your OPC Source name is so long i.e. consist of OPC Source name aspects from controller+main object+signal object.

Perhaps you can use the PLC Connect "Extended Event Id" to store the information you want and then use that in your alarm list. This however does not work for other connectivities.

Leif Olsen   

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