Inserting an N1 Integration Object - Metasys - LIT-1201535 - Supervisory Device - Network Engine

N1 Migration with the NIE Technical Bulletin

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Network Engine
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Technical Bulletin
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  1. On the Insert Menu, select Integration. The Insert Integration Wizard Select Object Type screen appears.
    Figure 1. Insert Integration Wizard - Select Object Type Screen

  2. Select the N1 Migration object and click Next. The Insert Integration Wizard Destination screen appears.
    Figure 2. Insert Integration Wizard - Destination Screen

  3. Select the NIE where you want to insert the N1 Integration object and click Next. The Insert Integration Wizard Identifier screen appears.
    Figure 3. Insert Integration Wizard - Identifier Screen

  4. Enter a unique name for the N1 Migration object and click Next. Do not click Last. The Insert Integration Wizard Configure screen appears.
    Note: Select an NCM that is not the node manager as the Discovery Node. Also, do not use a workstation as the Discovery Node.
    Figure 4. Insert Integration Wizard - Configure Screen

  5. Click the Advanced option to access the Engineering Values and Advanced Setup Parameters. Use Figure 4 to determine the settings for the Configure screen.
    Be sure to that you define the Network Name, Device Name, Gate Number, Node Number, Discovery Gate Number, and Discovery Node Number. These settings must match the N1 Network global data.


    • Some of these settings cannot be modified after submitting the settings. If you do not enter the settings correctly and you have to delete the N1 Migration object, you may cause the NIE to crash.
    • The Object Category drop-down menu on the Configure screen (not shown in Figure 4) allows you to select a category for any item except a Site object. A user’s security level provides the basis for assigning (to users or roles) permission to view or act on different object categories.
  6. Click Next. The Insert Integration Wizard Summary screen appears.
    Figure 5. Insert Integration Wizard - Summary Screen

  7. Review the Summary screen and click Finish. The Extensions Wizard starts, allowing you to add extensions. See Adding Extensions to Objects for more information.