1. Alarm configuration
1. Alarm settings
The first step consists out of selecting the alarm settings. The following information is obligated:
- Profile name
Enter the name of the profile. This is shown in the alarm configuration overview and also in the Alarms overview.
- Organizational unit
Select an organizational unit. This steps determines which sensors can be linked to the alarm profile.
Choose between an measurement alarm or system alarm.
- Measurement alarm - A measurement alarm is used to check whether the measured value does not exceed the set alarm value.
- System alarm - A system alarm is used to check whether there is an invalid measurement, a sensor goes offline, the battery is low and/or if there is low signal strength.
- Sensor type
This option is only shown when Measurement alarm is selected. The sensor type (E.g. temperature) can be selected here.
Select an delay if necessary. This is usually used to prevent an alarm from being triggered as soon as a cooler/freezer goes in to defrost mode.
This option is only shown when Measurement alarm is selected. Determine whether the alarm should sent out messages always, or just once.
Determine the level of the alarm. This can be a warning (less important) or an alarm.
- Confirm when out of alarm
Check this box to receive a message when the sensor(s) go out of alarm.
2. Alarm limit
The second step consist out of selecting the alarm limit. Based on the choice of Type in the first step, the pages shows different options:
- Measurement alarm
While entering the alarm limit for a measurement alarm, there are a few options:
- Value between
- Value outside
- Value smaller
- Value smaller or equal
- Value greater
- Value greater or equal
- System alarm
While entering the alarm limit for a system alarm, there are a few options:
- Alarm on invalid measurement
- Alarm when a sensor is offline
- Alarm on low battery percentage (enter the battery percentage)
- Alarm on low signal strength (enter the signal strength)
The third step consists out of selecting the message content. There are three options:
- Maximum number of messages
Select the maximum number of messages that should be send for this alarm profile per alarm. This can be used to make sure that users do not get flooded with messages.
Enter the subject. Use text and/or add one or several labels. These labels will be entered automatically in the messages based on the sensor the alarm/message is for.
Enter the message. Use text and/or add one or several labels. These labels will be entered automatically in the messages based on the sensor the alarm/message is for.
The fourth and last step consists out of selecting recipients. This is optional, the alarm profile can be saved right away. Recipients can be added by using the Add recipients button. A pop-up will be shown and one or more recipients can be selected. In this pop-up is also shown what the recipient type and destination is. Press Save to save the alarm profile.
As soon as an alarm profile is created, sensor can be added. Select the alarm profile and at the right side of the screen some additional information will be shown. Select Add sensors. All available sensor (based on the type, sensor type and organizational unit) are shown here. Select one or more sensors and click on Save to link the sensors to the profile.
The button Actions enables users to:
- Edit the alarm profile
- Deactivate the alarm profile
- Delete the alarm profile
2. Alarm settings per sensor
As soon as a sensor is expanded, the alarm profile, type and configured value are shown. The alarm profile can be deleted from here as well.