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Sharing Tags with SystemLink Cloud

Last Modified: February 14, 2020

Specify tag data to share with SystemLink Cloud dashboards and WebVIs.

Before you forward data, connect your server to SystemLink Cloud.

  1. In NI SystemLink Web Application, click Cloud.
  2. Double-click the session you want to use to forward tags.
  3. In the Tags tab, specify the tags you want to forward to SystemLink Cloud.
    1. Click Add Tag Search Path and type the name of the tag you want to forward. You can also use the wildcard character (*) to specify multiple paths. Refer to the following table to see how you can use the wildcard to specify multiple paths.
      Goal Example Tag Search Path Result
      I want to specify one tag path. Station1.Temperature Searches for one tag, Station1.Temperature.
      I want to specify multiple tags using a common path. Station* Searches for all tags starting with Station.
    2. Specify any keywords or properties to forward with the tag data.
    3. Click Save. Your server will forward the data you specified to SystemLink Cloud in real time until you end the connection.
  4. Optional: To stop forwarding data, end your connection to SystemLink Cloud.
    1. Navigate back to your list of SystemLink Cloud connections.
    2. Check the box next to the connection you want to end.
    3. Click Delete.
To use the tags you forwarded in a SystemLink Cloud dashboard or WebVI, refer to SystemLink Cloud documentation.

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