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Add/Edit Process Dialog Box

NI Distributed System Manager for LabVIEW 2012 Help

Edition Date: June 2012

Part Number: 372572E-01

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Requires: NI Distributed System Manager (Windows)

Right-click a system on the system tree and select Add Process from the shortcut menu to display this dialog box. You also can right-click an existing process in the system tree pane and select Edit Process from the shortcut menu to display this dialog box. Use the Add/Edit Process dialog box to create a new process or edit an existing process on the selected system in the system tree.

This dialog box includes the following components:

  • Process Name—Specifies the name of the process.
  • Run—Specifies whether to run the process or keep it offline.
  • Enable Data Logging(DSC Module) Configures the process to log data to the Citadel database. After you place a checkmark in this checkbox, the following components appear:
    • Log to computer—Specifies the name of the computer where the Citadel database resides. If you leave this text box blank, the LabVIEW Datalogging and Supervisory Control (DSC) Module logs data to the local computer.
    • Browse—Displays the Choose Machine dialog box, which you can use to select a computer from the network.
    • Database name—Specifies the name of the Citadel database where the DSC Module logs data.
    • Browse—Displays the Browse Database dialog box, which you can use to navigate to a database.
    • Database path—Specifies the file path to the Citadel database where the DSC Module logs data.
    • Browse—Displays the Browse For Folder dialog box, which you can use to select the path of the database.
    • Data Lifespan—Specifies the length of time, in days, that the data the DSC Module logs is available.
      • Data always available—Specifies that the logged data is always available in the database.
      • Data available for N days—Specifies the number of days that the Citadel database stores the logged data. After the specified number of days, the DSC Module deletes the logged data.
  • Enable Alarms and Events Logging(DSC Module) Configures the DSC Module to log alarms and events to the Citadel database. After you place a checkmark in this checkbox, the following components appear:
    • Use the same database for alarms and events—Configures the DSC Module to use the same database for alarms and events logging as the database for data logging. If you place a checkmark in the Use the same database for alarms and events checkbox, the DSC Module ignores the following components.
    • Log alarms and events to computer—Specifies the name of the computer where the database resides. If you leave this text box blank, the DSC Module logs alarms and events to the local computer. Click the Browse button to select a computer on a network.
    • Browse—Displays the Choose Machine dialog box, which you can use to select a computer from the network.
    • Alarms and events database name—Specifies the name of the database where the DSC Module logs alarms and events data.
    • Browse—Displays the Browse Database dialog box, which you can use to navigate to a database.
    • Alarms and events database path—Specifies the file path to the database where the DSC Module logs alarms and events.
    • Browse—Displays the Browse For Folder dialog box, which you can use to select the path of the database.

 

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