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Prevent operator editing of alarm properties in IGSS 11

As a default, operators in IGSS are able to edit alarm properties from the Supervise module by clicking Tools>Alarms to open the Alarm Texts form. The Alarm Texts form lists all alarm texts in the configuration and operators can select an alarm and click the Edit button to edit the alarm properties, including alarm priority, text, color, instructions as well as selecting whether or not …

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Event-driven com. for S7 TCP/IP protocol driver in IGSS11

IGSS can communicate with PLC machines using two general methods Polled communication, where IGSS sends requests for data to the connected PLC at predetermined intervals (the Scan intervals). All communication properties are set up and managed in IGSS. Event-driven communication, where IGSS waits for the PLCs to send data updates to the objects. All communication …

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S7 1500 and IGSS

When using the Siemens S7 1200/1500 series PLCs with the IGSS installation, important parameters must be set in order to address the PLC data registers from IGSS and to read and write to and from the PLC data registers. The Siemens PLC should be set up as follows: Addressing the PLC registers Clear the Optimized block …

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Priority Stations for IGSS11

The IGSS Development team has introduced new functionality to IGSS11 which enables System Integrators or IGSS Super-users and SCADA departments to select which operator stations always must be given priority when connecting to an IGSS Server. Some IGSS plants have fewer operator client licenses than they have actual operator stations. If there are no vacant …

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New User Administration setting for IGSS11

When utilizing the User Administration module in IGSS, you can define which diagrams should automatically open by default when a user logs onto IGSS. The default diagrams are set up on the Groups tab of the User Administration workspace tab in the IGSS Master. Diagrams defined as default diagrams on the Groups tab will override any diagrams or graphs set as default diagrams in …

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Translating configuration texts

You can translate IGSS configuration texts, for example alarm texts and instructions as well as object descriptions, digital state names and digital command names into any language you want. Texts in IGSS are divided into two categories: GUI (graphical user interface) texts, meaning all texts which are part of the IGSS program, independent of the …

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