Creating device templates for Modbus devices - Modbus 4.1

Modbus Plugin Guide 4.1

series
Modbus 4.1
revised_modified
2020-05-06

To avoid manually entering each data point for the Modbus devices you add to Security Center, you can create device templates that can be applied when a device is added to Security Center.

What you should know

Device templates page cannot be deleted if they are being used by a device.

Procedure

  1. From the Config Tool home page, open the Plugins task.
  2. Select a Modbus device from the entity browser, and then click the Properties tab.
  3. Verify that all of the required data points are listed in the Data Point section.
  4. Click Create template from device, and enter the following:
    Name
    The name that will be given to the device template.
    Description
    A description of the device template.

Results

In the Device templates tab of the plugin role, the template is displayed in the Templates section..