The created preconfigured connection is functional usually immediately. Otherwise it is necessary to obtain the connection parameters specified by the device manufacturer or in the documentation: PmBACnet - Driver for communication by the BACnet protocol.
|The name of created object||Name of the object created in the tree of Pma objects. The maximum name length is 30 characters. This is a system name, so it must contain only alphanumeric and must not contain any diacritics, empty string, spaces and the first character must not be a number.|
|Network address||Network address to which the communication will be connected. The address can be entered by both IP address (e.g. 192.168.0.15) or by name (e.g. server11).|
Macro expression can be used for input (it is evaluated after starting the application).
After the preconfiguration is created, the "PmaComm > Setting the parameters of the Ethernet-client > Network address" configurator will be set to this value.
|Create examples of testing data||A set of exemplary data is created|
|Management of weekly plan||Creates a panel and objects for connecting, reading and editing of the weekly plan.|
|Communication refresh rate [ms]||The time period in milliseconds to be used for reading the current data by the PROMOTIC application. |
After the preconfiguration is created, the "PmaCommGroup > Parameters > Communication refresh rate [ms]" configurator will be set to this value.
|Create panel "Received data"||Creates a panel that monitors the statistics of communication values|
|Panel title||Displayed in the panel header|
|Create PmaCommMsg for reading information from the PLC device||Creates the PmaCommMsg object that allows to read information from the connected PLC.|
|Create panel that is used for displaying and saving information from the PLC device||The panel is used for running the Run method and also for saving the information into the file.|