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SCT: System Configuration Tool Help

Brand
Metasys
Product name
System Configuration Tool
Document type
User Guide
Document number
LIT-12011964
Version
16.0
Revision date
2023-10-02
Language
English

The Pager tab appears on some older Engine models that run a version of Windows Embedded operating system. The newer Engine models that run a Linux operating system do not support pagers. The Pager DDA Attributes appear on the Shared Configuration section of the Pager Tab. The Pager DDA Destination Configuration Attributes appear when you edit a specific Pager destination on the Pager Tab.

Table 1. Pager DDA Shared Configuration Attributes

Attribute Name

Data Type

Initial Values

Description

Connect Using

One from a list of values

Internal Modem (0)

Refer to the modem type.

Access Number

Text

 

Be sure to check the Access Number and Password after an upgrade. In some cases, these values are not maintained after upgrade.

Redial Attempts

Number

3

Minimum Value = 0, Maximum Value = 32767

Range Check = Use Limits

Time Between Redial Attempts

One from a list of values

1 Second (0)

Refer to the Redial Delay (Set 565).

Idle time Before Hanging Up

One from a list of values

1 Minute (1)

Refer to the Idle Time (Set 566).

Redial if Line is Dropped

True or False

True

Whether the modem redials the number if the line is dropped.

Databits

One from a list of values

7

Refer to the Pager Databits

Parity

One from a list of types

Even

Refer to the Pager Parity

Stopbits

One from a list of values

1

Refer to the Pager Stopbits

Password

Text

000000

Supports alphanumeric and special ASCII characters.

000000 is the standard default password for the Telocator Alphanumeric Protocol used by the pager.

Pager Diagnostics

Text

 

Displays the communication between the Pager DDA, modem, and customer's paging Service. It displays both successful and unsuccessful attempts to send a page.

Table 2. Pager DDA Destination Configuration Attributes

Attribute Name

Description

Label

Identifies the user-friendly name for a pager destination in the list of Pager DDAs.

Pager Phone Number

Specifies the phone number for the user’s pager.

Max Characters

Specifies the maximum number of characters supported by the pager service provider.

Retries

Specifies the number or attempts made to send a message if there is a failure before the system discards it.

Range: 0–10

Enabled

Defines whether or not the destination is enabled. When this attribute is False, the Engine or Server does not deliver pager messages to the configured recipients.

Filters

Specifies the rules to filter pager messages.

See Filters for more information.

Format

Defines the format of the message, indicating which fields are present in the received message.

The following fields are optional:
  • Acknowledge Required (not an option for pager)
  • Authorization Category
  • Item Description
  • Item Fully Qualified Reference
  • Message
  • Previous Status
  • Priority
  • Site Name
  • Value

Refer to the Event Message Routing, Filtering, and Destinations section of Metasys SMP Help (LIT-1201793) or Facility Explorer Site Management Portal Help (LIT-12013520) for more information on this DDA.