VND Controller Attributes - Metasys - LIT-1201793 - Software Application - Site Management Portal - 12.0.50

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Brand
Metasys
Product name
Site Management Portal
Document type
User Guide
Document number
LIT-1201793
Version
12.0.50
Revision date
2023-06-02
Language
English

This object contains attributes common to many Metasys system objects. These common attributes are described in the Common Object Attributes section. This section includes attributes of the Focus/Configuration tab, the Diagnostics tab (if applicable), and any other tab specific only to this object. See the Object and Feature Tabs section for information on the attributes that appear on the other tabs of this object (for example, the Hardware and Options tab appear on point objects).

Note: In the Notes column, letters indicate the following: C - Configurable, D - Default Attribute for Display, N - Value Not Required, R - Affected by Extension’s Reliability, W - Writable.
Table 1. VND Controller Attributes - Focus/Configuration Tab

Attribute Name

Note

Initial Value

Values/Options/Range

Attribute Description

Enabled

C,W

True

 

If True, allows communication to the vendor device. If False, prevents communication to the vendor device.

Graphic

C,N,W

Null

Object Type = Graphic

Indicates the graphic associated with the vendor device.

Graphic Alias

C,W

 

Maximum 256 characters

Indicates a portion of the graphic’s item reference, up to and including the name of the folder containing this vendor device.

Offline

 

True

 

Displays the offline or online status of connected hardware.

Present Value

D

 

Offline, Online, Pass Through, Comm Disabled, Comm Enabled

Represents the current communication state of the object.

Table 2. VND Controller Attributes - Diagnostic Tab

Attribute Name

Notes 1

Initial Value

Values/Options/Range

Attribute Description

Count

 

0

 

Displays the number of point objects defined for the vendor device.

Errors In

 

0

 

Indicates the number of field communication errors (bad format, for example) received. The Clear Statistics command resets this value.

Errors Out

 

0

 

Indicates the number of field communication attempts that failed. The Clear Statistics command resets this value.

Message Receives

 

0

 

Indicates the number of messages received by the vendor device. This value resets to zero at midnight. The Latch Statistics command updates this value.

Message Transmits

 

0

 

Indicates the number of messages sent to the vendor device. This value resets to zero at midnight. The Latch Statistics command updates this value.

Reset Date

     

Contains the date stamp of the last Clear Statistics command.

Reset Time

     

Contains the time stamp of the last Clear Statistics command.

Transmits In

 

0

 

Indicates the rate of transmissions received by the vendor device.

Transmits Out

 

0

 

Indicates the rate of transmissions sent by the vendor device.

1 C - Configurable, W - Writable