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Edit/View Control Device Groups

A Control Device Group is a group containing one or more Control Devices.

Control Device Groups allow easier management of Systems with more than 255 transmitters.

View a Control Device Group's Details

Edit a Control Device Group's Details

To Delete a Control Device Group

Alarm Notes and Printers Options

Viewing a Control Device Group's Details

1.Select Device management from the SYSTEM ADMIN list in the System drop-down menu. See Figure 558 below:

Figure 558

System menu - Device Management3

The Edit/View Control Devices window is displayed. See Figure 559 below:

Figure 559

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2.Select Edit/View Device Groups from the DEVICE MANAGEMENT drop-down menu. See Figure 560 below:

Figure 560

Device Management Edit-View Device Groups

3.The Edit/View Device Groups window is displayed. See Figure 561 below:

Figure 561

Edit-View Device Groups 1

From the displayed Edit/View Device Groups window, you can Edit a Device Group's details or Delete a Device Group.

Editing a Control Device Group's Details

1.In the Edit/View Device Group window, select [Edit] in the line corresponding to the Control Device Group that you wish to Edit.

The Edit/View Device Group window is displayed for the selected Control Device Group. See Figure 562 below:

Figure 562

Edit Device Group2

2.From the Edit/View Device Group window, the User can:

Change the name of the Control Device Group by entering a new name into the Group Name dialog box.

Change the Control Device Type by selecting a new Control Device Type from the Device Type dialog box.

Change the Logging Interval by entering a new value (in seconds) into the Logging Interval (Secs) dialog box.

Add or remove Control Devices to or from the Control Device Group:

Available Control Devices will be listed in the Members list.

Any Control Devices already in the Control Device Group will also be highlighted in the Members list.

Click on any number of non-highlighted Control Devices to select/highlight them and add them to the Control Device Group.

Click on any number of highlighted Control Devices to deselect them and remove them from the Control Device Group.

Note:Every Control Device must be in a Control Device Group.
 
You cannot deselect all Control Devices from a Control Device Group; a Control Device Group always has to have at least one Control Device in it.
 
If you need to deselect all of the Control Devices from a Control Device Group, simply delete the Control Device Group.

3.Once you are happy that the details are correct, click on the Update Group button.

The Edit/View Device Groups window is displayed with the Control Devices selected/deselected above added/deleted. See Figure 563 below:

Figure 563

Edit-View Device Groups

Deleting a Control Device Group

From the Edit/View Device Groups window (see Figure 563 above).

1.Either:

Select [Delete] on the line corresponding to the Control Device Group you wish to delete.

Or:

Check the box or boxes next to the Control Device Group or Control Device Groups you wish to delete.

Or:

Check the box next to the Group Name column heading to select all Control Device Groups for deletion.

2.When you are happy that you are deleting the correct Control Device Group or Control Device Groups, click on the Delete Groups button.

3.Click Yes on the displayed message window to delete the Control Device Group(s).

Click No to cancel the deletion.

Note: The displayed message window may vary slightly, depending on the version of EMS running.
See Figure 564 below:

 

Figure 564

Delete Selected Device New

Delete Selected Devices

 

Note:If you selected Control Device Groups by checking the box(es) next to the Group Name column heading, a slightly different message window may be displayed depending on the version of EMS running. See Figure 565 below:

Figure 565

Following a successful deletion, the following window will be displayed. See Figure 566 below:

Figure 566

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Alarm Notes and Printer Options

Where the Selsium OEM licencelilicenseis active, a User can enter Alarm Notes for a Control Device Group and also associate a printer with the Control Device Group.

Note:Alarm Notes and Printers are Selsium specific options and are only available when the Selsium OEM licencelicenseis present.

Alarm Note and Printers functionality is displayed in the Edit/View Device Groups window and accessed via the [Alarm Notes] and [Printers] links respectively. See Figure 567 below:

Figure 567

Alarm Notes and Printers Selsium

Clicking on [Alarm Notes] displays the Notes Device Group window, where notes specific to the Control Device Group can be added. See Figure 568 below:

Figure 568

Notes Device Groups

Click on Update to save any entered notes.

Note:Control Device Group Alarm Notes will only be used if Sensor Alarm Notes are not available.

Clicking on [Printers] displays the Printer Device Group window from which the printer used to print information related to Sensors in Alarm can be selected or added. See Figure 569 below:

Figure 569

Control Device Printers

Select the required printer from the Printer Name: drop-down list and click on Add.

The System will only print to printers installed on the EMS Server.

The Customer’s IT department is responsible for making sure that printers are installed on the Server.