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Creating and Configuring a Data Source

Last Modified: October 16, 2020

Configure a data source from external sources, such as a Modbus Register, an OPC UA Tag, or a Historian Input.

  1. Click Configuration »Assets.
  2. Click Action menu »Data Sources to display the Data Sources dialog box.
  3. Click Add and select the type of data source you want to create.
  4. Specify a name for the data source and click OK.
  5. Select the new data source in the asset tree and configure the appropriate properties in the configuration panel.
  6. Select the Registers (for Modbus), Tags (for OPC UA), or Points (for Historian Input) tab.
  7. Click Add and configure the appropriate data source item properties.
  8. Click Close.
  9. Click Configuration »Devices
  10. Double-click a device and click the Data Sources tab in the device configuration page.
  11. Click Add and select the data source you created.
  12. Select the Modbus Register, OPC Tag, or Historian Input checkbox and click OK.

    If a Historian Input has already been created, no additional Historian Inputs may be created.

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