Why are Boolean values not alarming?
When using the equals condition ("=") for any type of incoming value, TopView looks for exact matches. Set the alarm conditions to match the values from the data source.
TopView does not make assumptions about how to interpret Boolean signals, especially when they are represented as numbers, since different systems may have different definitions for "0" or "1".
One way to confirm the values in your system is to use the TopView Configurator's "Get Values" function in Tags & Limits list. Then set up your alarm conditions to match these values.
Monitoring and notifying of "bad status" tag values in TopView
Monitored data points can often have a "bad status", which is an indication that the value of a tag in TopView may not be reliable. You may want to detect bad statuses in TopView and notify people when they are present. Recommended practices: Do not ...
ClearSCADA connection fails with: "Error: CheckConnectionToServer > error creating group : AddGroup failed with error"
If you receive an error connecting to ClearSCADA with the following error message: ClearSCADA can be set up to use OPC private security and require credentials for permissions to connect to the server and retrieve tag values. To connect, provide the ...
How many libraries can be run?
When the Microsoft® Windows® operating system starts, it reserves various areas of memory for tracking its resources. One of these is the relatively unknown desktop heap. On Windows-based systems, the desktop heap stores information about the various ...
Why was an expected notification not sent?
If you are expecting notifications but did not receive them, the best place to start is by opening the TopView Admin Tools application in order to use the logs to answer the following questions: Is the TopView engine running and healthy? Check the ...
Do value formats affect alarm condition evaluations?
Yes, the format set for a value in TopView sets both the value used for display and the value used for comparison against the alarm conditions set for the row. For example: a TopView row monitoring a float tag has a format for a whole number (i.e. ...