Creating rules based on an event - Industrial IoT 4.4.2.4

Industrial IoT Plugin Guide 4.4.2.4

Applies to
Industrial IoT 4.4.2.4
Last updated
2022-10-12
Content type
Guides > Plugin and extension guides
Language
English
Product
Industrial IoT
Version
4.4

To have a device or entity perform an action when an event on a data point occurs, you must create a rule action in Security Center.

What you should know

This applies only to SNMP and TCP devices.

Procedure

  1. From the Config Tool home page, open the Plugins task.
  2. From the entity browser, select the plugin role for which you want to create a rule, and click the Rules tab.
  3. In the Rules section, click Add rule ().
  4. In the Information section, enter the following:
    Name
    Type a name for the rule.
    Description
    Type a description for the rule.
  5. In the Conditions section, select On event from the Conditions list.
  6. From the Select source type list, select whether the rule applies to a device, entity, device type, or entity type.
  7. From the Select source list, select the device, entity, device type, or entity type that the rule applies to.
  8. From the Select an event list, select the event that the rule applies to.
  9. (Optional) To add an argument to the rule, click Add argument ().
    1. Select an operator from the Select an argument list.
    2. Select an operator from the Select operator list.
    3. Enter a value in the Enter a value list.
  10. In the Actions section, select the action that you want to occur when the condition is met.
    The action can be one of the following:
    Raise an event
    If you select Raise an event, you must select the event to be raised from the Select an event list.
    Trigger an alarm
    If you select Trigger an alarm, you must select the alarm that you want to trigger from the Select an alarm list.
    Change state
    If you select Change state, you must select the alarm that you want to trigger from the Select a state list.
  11. (Optional) To add more actions to the rule, click Add action ().
  12. Click Apply.

Results

The rule is created with the slider in the ON position. To disable the rule, move the slider to OFF.

Example

If you have a door sensor entity that throws SNMP traps to indicate when a door is open, you can configure a rule that triggers a warning and changes the state of the door on a map when the door is open.