Creating actions on Modbus devices from Security Center events - Modbus 4.1

Modbus Plugin Guide 4.1

series
Modbus 4.1
revised_modified
2020-05-06

To have a Modbus device perform an action based on a Security Center event, you must create an action in Security Center.

Procedure

  1. From the Config Tool home page, open the Plugins task.
  2. Select the Modbus plugin from the entity browser, and click the Actions page.
  3. Click the Add () button, and enter the following in the Create action dialog box:
    Name
    Enter a name for the action.
    Description
    Enter a description for the action.
    Event
    The event in Security Center that will trigger the action on the Modbus device.
    Source
    The entity in Security Center on which the event is taking place.
    Type
    The type of action that you want to take place on the Modbus plugin. Currently, the only option is Write.
    Entity
    Select the Modbus device on which the action should be performed.
    Property
    Select the data point of the Modbus device that the action will trigger.
    Value
    Enter the value of the data point that the action will trigger.
  4. Click Save, and then click Apply.

Results

The action is listed in Actions page for the plugin.