This section provides procedures for configuring data point events in Operations Manager.

NOTE: Only use this feature with data points that have no alarm behavior applied in their native field network or Edge application.

 

For all data points

  1. Go to Equipment.
  1. Expand the equipment that contains the data point you want to configure.
  • Next steps: depending on the data point type, do one of the following:

For a Boolean data point

  1. Select the Boolean data point.
  1. Under Event configuration, do the following:
  • From the State drop-down menu, select an alarmable state.
  • From the Category drop-down menu, select the appropriate event category.
  • Enable the configuration by switching the toggle button.
  • You have configured the event.

For a Multi-state data point

  1. Select the Multi-state data point.
  1. Under Event configuration, do the following:
  • From the State drop-down menu, select an alarm state.
  • From the Category drop-down menu, select the appropriate event category.
  • Enable the configuration by switching the toggle button.

    NOTE:
    If all or no states are selected, the Event configuration is in Read-Only mode and the toggle button can’t be enabled.
  • You have configured the event.

For a Numeric data point

  1. Select the Numeric data point.
  1. Under Event configuration, do the following:
  • In the Low limit field, enter a low limit value for the alarm, or use the up and down arrows.
  • In the High limit field, enter a value that is higher than the low limit, or use the up and down arrows.

    NOTE:
    If the value is equal to or less than the low limit value, the event configuration is disabled.
  • From the Category drop-down menu, select the appropriate event category.
  • Enable the configuration by switching the toggle button.
  • You have configured the event.