Commands Dialog Box - Metasys - LIT-12011942 - Software Application - ODS Server - 10.1

Metasys Open Data Server Help

Brand
Metasys
Product name
ODS Server
Document type
User Guide
Document number
LIT-12011942
Version
10.1
Revision date
2019-10-14
Language
English

The Commands dialog box allows you to configure and send a command to a single item in the Metasys system. You can access the Commands dialog box from the Action Menu by selecting Command. You also can access the Commands dialog box from the right-click menu (in supported views).

Note: Commands issued through the Commands dialog box are not shown in the Change Results Viewer.
Figure 1. Global Commands Dialog Box - Commands Tab
Table 1. Commands Dialog Box Components

Callout

Screen Area/Item

Description

1

Instructions Area

Provides tips to help you send a command.

2

Show Command Set Drop-Down Menu

Allows you to filter the commands list by:
  • All Commands: Shows all commands for the item.
  • Primary Commands: Shows the commonly used commands for the item. The Preliminary Commands selection shows only the Archive, Reset Device, and Route Samples commands.
  • Secondary Commands: Shows the less commonly used commands for the item. The Secondary Commands selection shows only the Change Audit Enabled Class Level and Update Flash Usage commands.
Note: User Preferences determines the default setting.

3

Commands List

Displays the list of commands available for the selected item. Unauthorized commands are either grayed out (disabled) or not shown (hidden), depending on user preference settings. The default is grayed out. For commands that require parameter values, the fields appear after selecting the command.

4

Send

Sends the selected command to the object/item. All commands are sent at the default priority for the command.

5

Cancel

Closes the Commands dialog box without sending the command.