Adding Alarms to Controller Template Points - Metasys - LIT-12011964 - Software Application - System Configuration Tool - 13.2

Metasys SCT: System Configuration Tool Help

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System Configuration Tool
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This section describes the workflow for adding an alarm extension to points. The procedure assumes you have already created and added points to a controller template. For more information on creating a controller template, see Controller Templates.


  1. Navigate to the SCT Controller Templates folder in the All Items tree.
  2. Drag a Controller Template into the Display Frame, or right-click the template and select View.
  3. Click the Points List tab.
  4. Click Edit, then select the points for which you want to add an alarm extension.
    Figure 1. Edit Point List
  5. Click the Add Alarm Extension icon. The selected points are populated with an alarm extension.
    Figure 2. Add Alarm Extension Icon

  6. If desired, edit the description column and the default values for properties in the Alarm field columns.
    Figure 3. Alarm Properties
    Note: This allows you to edit the key properties of the Alarm Extension. Other properties associated with the Alarm Extension are set to the default SCT values.
  7. Click Save.