UEI Monitor property tree

Each monitor can be represented by the following property tree:
  • UEIMONITOR * CONFIG:Endpoint=[NAME=UeiMonitor.CONFIG, PROTOCOL=tcp, HOST=192.168.2.101, PORT=10111, TWOWAY=true, ICEIF=" UeiMonitor.CONFIG -t:tcp -h 192.168.2.101 -p 10111:udp -h 192.168.2.101 -p 54311"]
  • SVC
    • CFG
      • INTERVAL:Int=2000 +UNIT:String=millisecond
      • RECONNECTION_INTERVAL:Int=500 +UNIT:String=millisecond
    • DEV![1..n9]
      • NAME:String="UEI Temperature Monitor"
    • DEVICES:SeqString=[MONITOR1]
    • LOAD:MapStringString=[LIB = BasdaTempoMonitorService, NAME = UeiMonitor]
    • NAME:String=UeiMonitor
    • STATE:BasdaServiceStateMachine=[ONLINE,ONLINE,WORKING,0]
  • DEV![1..9]:String="Drag and drop this node to get a GUI" +UI:String=$INSROOT/share/ui/argosUeiMonitor36Channels.ui
    • CHANNEL![1..N]
    • MAX_CURRENT:Double=0.02 +UNIT:String=Ampere
    • MIN_CURRENT:Double=0.004 +UNIT:String=Ampere
    • OFFSET:Double=0 * SENSOR_DESCRIPTION:String="Temperature Sensor in Cabinet 1"
    • SENSOR_TYPE:String="Temperature Sensor TE-INT"
    • UNIT:String=C
    • VALUE:Double=-9999.99 +ALARM:Double=35.0 +MAX:Double=70.0 +MIN_ALARM:Double=-10.0 +MIN:Double=-30.0 +MIN_OPERATIONAL=-20.0 +MAX_OPERATIONAL:Double=50.0
The lines in bold fonts are created and dynamically updated by the monitor service. Their attributes, like alarm thresholds, or Min-Max values can be overwritten in the configuration file.
Note that the property VALUE has an attribute called IS_VALID. This attribute tells the final user if the sensor value is valid or not. The idea here is to keep the last valid sensor value after a network/system outage.
Example: temperature sensor that can read from -30 to 70 C. The system will send: * A warning if temperature reaches the minimum or maximum alarm level * An error if temperature reaches the minimum or maximum operative level. * An error if the temperature is out of range [-30,70]C and attribute IS_VALID is set to false.
temp_range.png

Simulator

This device is used in the basda service to simulate the behavior of the UEI monitor devices. It can be used to simulate communication and / or initialization situations. The simulator has the same properties described above, and adds the following ones: * DEV![1-9] * INITIAL_CONNECTION_FAILS:bool * COMMUNICATION_FAILS_AFTER_CONNECTION:int * RECONNECTION_FAILS_AFTER_COMMUNICATION_FAILS:int

where

* INITIAL_CONNECTION_FAILS set to true causes a connection exception. The service tries to reconnect after (RECONNECTION_INTERVAL) seconds. * COMMUNICATION_FAILS_AFTER_CONNECTION causes a communication error while working after N loops. * RECONNECTION_FAILS_AFTER_COMMUNICATION_FAILS simulates a reconnection error during N times.
Topic revision: r3 - 07 Aug 2018, AndrewColson
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