Trunk Utilities - Transfer CAF and Attributes to Controller Wizard - Johnson Controls - Metasys - LIT-12011147 - Software Application - Controller Configuration Tool - 13.1

Controller Tool Help

Brand
Johnson Controls
Metasys
Product name
Controller Configuration Tool
Document type
User Guide
Document number
LIT-12011147
Version
13.1
Revision date
2019-12-04
Language
English

If you use the Transfer CAF and Attributes to Controller option through Trunk Utilities, the application files are transferred to controllers in parallel. This is more efficient than the serial application file transfer to controllers in the Transfer CAFs to Multiple Controllers option.

Table 1. Trunk Utilities - Transfer CAF and Attributes to Controller Wizard

Field

Description

Connection Screen

Connection Type

Select the type of connection to use:

  • NxE Passthru

    Note: We strongly advise against using an NxE Passthru connection to transfer to multiple controllers due to potential communication loss during the process.
  • Bluetooth

  • MAP 4.2+/BACnet Router

  • ZigBee

Connection Parameters

NxE Passthru: Specify the following:

  • Host name/IP Address: The device host name or IP Address.
  • Username and Password: The user name and password to log in to the site.
Note: The NxE Passthru fields allows you to connect directly to a site by entering in the site's user name and password.
  • Supervisor Device: Displays a list of discovered supervisory devices.
  • Trunk: Displays a list of trunks for the selected supervisory device.

Bluetooth: Specify the COM port and baud rate to use. Product Type radio buttons allows you to choose a communication parameter between Metasys or Facility Explorer based controller products.

MAP 4.2+ / BACnet Router: Use to specify the following:

  • IP address and UDP port of the router.
  • Network number of the MS/TP trunk (1-65,534).
    Note: Do not use 1001 for the MS/TP Network Number. The MS/TP Network Number 1001 is reserved for Johnson Controls IP network connections.
  • An available Ethernet network interface adapter to use.
    Note: If you select an available Ethernet network interface, all IP traffic intended for the MAP 4.2+/ BACnet Router travels through this interface.
When you first open the wizard, the default connection parameters for connecting to a MAP Gateway at version 4.2 are automatically displayed. If the connection parameters are modified, the values are stored in the wizard for future use. To restore the connection parameters to the default values, click the MAP 4.2 Default button.
Note: For further information about the MAP and common troubleshooting issues, refer to the Mobile Access Portal Gateway User's Guide (LIT-12011999).

ZigBee: Specify the Personal Area Network (PAN) Offset. Product Type radio buttons allows you to choose a communication parameter between Metasys or Facility Explorer based controller products.

Connected - Attribute Template Screen

Browse Button

Select the directory and file name of the attribute template file.

Save Button

Browse for a directory and type a file name to save the attribute template file.

Devices Table

Available devices, including:
  • Add Device (+): Adds new device to the list.
  • Remove Device (-): Removes selected device from list.
  • Discovered Check Box: Indicates if the device is added due to device discovery (selected box) or added manually (empty box).
  • Device Name: Editable name of the device.
  • Device Address: MS/TP device address.
  • Instance Number (BACnet ID): Displays the BACnet ID of the device.
    Note: If more than one device has the same Instance Number, the numbers display red in the device list.
  • Selected: Indicates if the device is selected (selected box) or not selected (empty box).
  • Click To Define New Attribute: Opens a tree representation of the application allowing you to select parameters to add to the template file.

Read Attributes Button

Reads current values from the selected devices.

Write Attributes Button

Writes updated attributes back to the devices.

Copy to Clipboard Button

Copies and pastes the text to another word-processing program, such as Microsoft Notepad.

Discovery Button

Starts the Discovery process for locating devices.

Stop Button

Stops the Discovery process.

Transfer Screen

Browse Button

Select the directory and file name of the transfer template file.

Save Button

Browse for a directory and type a file name to save the transfer template file.

Force Main Transfer Check Box

Force a Main Code transfer to controller. If this check box is not selected, the Main Code is transferred to the device only if the code is different. If the check box is selected, the Main Code is always transferred to the device.

Force Boot Transfer Check Box

Select to force a Boot Code transfer to the device. If this check box is not selected, the Boot Code is never transferred to the device. If this check box is selected, the Boot Code is always transferred to the device.

Devices Table

Available devices, including:
  • Selected: Indicates if the device is selected (selected box) or not selected (empty box).
  • Discovered: Indicates if the devices were discovered.
  • Name: Editable name of the device.
  • Model: Indicates the model number of the device.
  • Main Code Version: Indicates the Main Code version in the device.
  • Boot Code Version: Indicates the Boot Code version in the device.
  • Device Address: MS/TP device address.
  • Instance Number (BACnet ID): BACnet ID of the device.
    Note: If more than one device has the same Instance Number, the numbers display red in the device list.
  • Status: Indicates the status of the transfer operation after the Finish button is selected.

View Status Button

Opens the Status dialog box showing the current status of the operation. Click Refresh periodically to update the status. Click Copy To Clipboard to copy and paste the text to another word-processing program, such as Microsoft Notepad.

View Log Button

Opens the Log dialog box showing the detailed operation log file. Click Refresh periodically to update the log. Click Copy To Clipboard to copy and paste the text to another program, such as Microsoft Notepad.

Clear Log Button

Clears all contents of the log file.

Get Device Info Button

Use for devices imported from a transfer template (the transfer template does not store the device model or the boot and Main Code versions). The Get Device Info button retrieves the boot and Main Code values from the actual device so a transfer to the device can be properly done.

Discovery Button

Starts the Discovery process for locating devices.

Stop Button

Stops the Discovery process.

Navigation Buttons

Previous

Moves to the previous screen of the wizard.

Next

Moves to the next screen of the wizard.

Finish/Done

Click Finish to start the transfer.

Click Done to close the wizard.

Cancel

Closes the wizard without performing the transfer.

Opens the Help system.