The InsightCM monitoring devices can read data using Modbus TCP or serial
communication. Modbus data will be included in the trend points stored on the server
and can be used in collection triggers and alarms.
Serial communication—The device can
address one or more Modbus slaves and the Modbus slaves can communicate
directly with the device.
Ethernet communication—The device
establishes a TCP connection with a Modbus slave on a specific IP address
and port. The device can support TCP connections to multiple Modbus slaves.
OPC UA Communication
The device acts as an OPC UA (Open Platform Communications Unified Architecture) client and initiates queries from the OPC
UA Server. The device establishes a connection with the specific URL of the OPC UA Server. The device typically connects through
The device connects through TCP to the InsightCM server to access
the historian software data.