Appendix: Metasys N1 Network to Metasys System Feature Comparison - Metasys - LIT-1201535 - Supervisory Device - Network Engine

N1 Migration with the NIE Technical Bulletin

Brand
Metasys
Product name
Network Engine
Document type
Technical Bulletin
Document number
LIT-1201535
Revision date
2019-04-09
Language
English

Table 1 compares features from the N1 Network Metasys System to the Metasys system features and provides some tips on performing certain tasks in the new system. Additional details on feature migration are contained in this appendix when indicated.

Table 1. Metasys System to Metasys System Feature Comparison

N1 Network Features

Metasys System Support on N1 Network System

Notes

Commands

Through Mapped Objects as listed in Object Mapping.

 

Summaries

Through Basic Monitoring and Commanding for Mapped Objects, and an equivalent to the Metasys N1 Network standard summary though the engineering view natively

 

Report Router

Alarm and Event on Mapped Objects

See Adding Alarm Extensions to Objects.

Calendar/Holiday

 

See Calendar Migration.

Command Scheduling

 

See Schedule Migration.

Summary Scheduling

Future release of Metasys system

 

Global Alarm Indicator

Global Status indicator

 

PC Groups

User Views (Import of global DDL to automatically generate these views)

 

Password

System Security

 

Totalization

Migrated as described in Appendix: Object Mapping Tables.

 

Point History

Migrated as described in Appendix: Object Mapping Tables.

 

Trend

Migrated as described in Appendix: Object Mapping Tables.

 

Online Database Generation

None

OWS required

NC Upload/Download

None

OWS required

DDL/UNDDL

None

OWS required

JC-BASIC

None

OWS required

Online Diagnostics

Statistical data through Migration and NCM objects

 

Direct-Connect PC

None

OWS functionality

Dial-Up PC

None

OWS functionality

Fast Trend

None

 

N1 Trend Collector

None

 

GPL

None

OWS required

Demand Limiting, Load Rolling

DLLR

The ACM object at an NCM cannot be used with Metasys system.

Objects

Support is limited to the mappable objects that are listed in Object Mapping, and in the associated engineering views for those objects.

 

Multistate

Support is limited to the mappable objects that are listed in Object Mapping, and in the associated engineering views for those objects.

 

DSC8500 Snapshot

None

 

Database Save/Restore

None

OWS required

Maintenance Management

None

 

BASIC Digital Control Module (DCM)

Support is limited to the mappable objects that are listed in Object Mapping, and in the associated engineering views for those objects.

 

PIDL Algorithm in the DCM

None

Used for PIDL on Metasys system. Attributes in NIE55/85s are Setpoint, Feedback, and Value.

Lighting Controller

None

 

Alarm Messages

Alarm and Event, on Mapped Objects

 

Node Manager

None

 

Network Terminal (NT)

None

 

JC/85 Gateway

None

 

Access Control System

None

 

Fire System

None

 

Transaction Log

Audit Trails

 

Operator Terminal (OT)

None

 

Ethernet Router

Supported as access point to ARCNET NCMs

 

System 9100

Support is limited to the mappable objects that are listed in Object Mapping, and in the associated engineering views for those objects.

 

Network Port

Support is limited to the mappable objects that are listed in Object Mapping, and in the associated engineering views for those objects.

 

N2 Dialer Module (NDM)

Support is limited to the mappable objects that are listed in Object Mapping, and in the associated engineering views for those objects.

NDMs can be commanded to connect and disconnect by using Control System (CS) objects in the NCM that are mapped as GIO objects within the NIE. Refer to Appendix C: Using Metasys CS Objects with an NDM in the N2 Dialer Module (NDM) Technical Bulletin (LIT-6363065) for information on using the CS object to command the NDM.

N2E Trunk

Support is limited to the mappable objects that are listed in Object Mapping, and in the associated engineering views for those objects.

 

LonWorks Network Devices

Support is limited to the mappable objects that are listed in Object Mapping, and in the associated engineering views for those objects.

 

LonWorks Network Trunk

Support is limited to the mappable objects that are listed in Object Mapping, and in the associated engineering views for those objects.

 

Duty/Standby NCM

Support is limited to the mappable objects that are listed in Object Mapping, and in the associated engineering views for those objects.

 

BASIC Expansion Point Module (XM)

Support is limited to the mappable objects that are listed in Object Mapping, and in the associated engineering views for those objects.

 

L2 Interface

None

 

BASIC ASC

Support is limited to the mappable objects that are listed in Object Mapping, and in the associated engineering views for those objects.

 

Metalink

None

OWS required

Metasys Telephone Interface

None

OWS required

Custom Summaries

None

 

MetaPage® Software

Metasys system pager destinations in alarm and event feature

OWS required

Metasys Remote Server

None

OWS required

NCM-VMA Interface

Support is limited to the mappable objects that are listed in Object Mapping, and in the associated engineering views for those objects.

For VMA 1400s/1600s, N2, and MS/TP.