Adding Points to an existing Equipment Definition - Metasys - LIT-12011964 - Software Application - System Configuration Tool - 16.0

SCT: System Configuration Tool Help

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  1. Upload the ADS/ADX server with SCT.
  2. Double-click the equipment definition in the All Items tree to show the Display Data points. Click Edit.
  3. Drag and drop the Display Data points you want from the All Items tree to the focus window.
    Note: Points are sorted in the order they are added. If you need to resort points, see the Deleting Points from an Existing Equipment Definition section.
  4. Select the check box for points you want in the bottom Display Data window that will populate in the Metasys UI.
    Note: Points appear in the Metasys UI in the order they are added to the bottom Display Data window. If you need to resort points, then deselect the check boxes and select them in the order you want.
  5. Right-click the equipment definition in All Items tree and select Open in Discovery.
  6. Use the horizontal scroll bar to find the columns with your new objects.
  7. Use one or both of the following discovery options:
    • If the point came from the same equipment as other points, right-click on the point name header and select Rediscover Points.
      Figure 1. Rediscover Points

    • If the point came from different equipment or parent, select the button and choose the point manually in the Select Item wizard.
  8. Click Save.
  9. Log in to the JCT to verify that your points have been added.
    Note: You need to download your changes from SCT to your ADS/ADX before they appear in the Metasys UI.
  10. Create a new backup of the Archive database.