Editing a User View to Show Points from NCMs Spanning Multiple NIEs - Metasys - LIT-1201535 - Supervisory Device - Network Engine

N1 Migration with the NIE Technical Bulletin

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  1. In the archive database, navigate to and double-click the user view you want to edit. The tree view appears in the right panel of the screen.
  2. Click Edit at the top of the Tree View panel.
    Figure 1. User View in SCT

  3. Select the NC group that needs reference points from a NIE.
    Figure 2. Group Selected in Edit Mode

  4. Right-click the NC group and click Add Reference(s). Alternatively, you can select the NC group, then select the Add Reference(s) icon at the top of the Tree View panel.
    Figure 3. Right-Click Menu Selection

  5. The Add Reference(s) window appears. In the Add Reference(s) window, navigate to the correct NIE (stay in the All Items view). Use the + and signs to expand and contract groups with points you want to add to the user view.
  6. Select the points you want to display in the Tree View panel. You can select multiple points sequentially by using the Shift key, or individually, by using the Ctrl key.
    Figure 4. Add Reference(s) Screen with Points Showing in a Group

  7. Click OK. You are returned to the user view with the new references added to the group.
    Figure 5. User View Screen with Corrected References

  8. Right-click your next NC group and continue adding references as needed.
  9. When you finish adding references, click Save at the top of the Tree View panel.
    Note: If you have only edited one or two NCMs, click Synchronize to correct the references in the NIE. Otherwise, it is faster to perform a full download to the NIE. Refer to the Metasys® SMP Help (LIT-1201793) or Metasys® SCT Help (LIT-12011964) for instructions on using the Load Wizard.