Step 9. Set RCO Alarming and Data Logging in the TrackerCfg_UI

You can configure alarming and logging options from both the TrackerCfg_UI and the RCO_UI.

The difference is as follows.

From the:

Alarming and Logging changes are:


Stored in the database, but are not effected dynamically.


Effected dynamically, but are not stored in the database.

 Important: Make sure the RCO site is locked in order to enable the Alarming / Logging option on the popup menu.

  1. Right-click a Site icon in the Tracker window left pane.

  2. Select Alarming/Logging from the Popup menu.

The Alarming/Logging Options dialog box opens.

  1. Check the options that should be enabled.


Enable Alarming enables alarms for selected conditions.


Checked states have enabled alarms


Checked selects the log destination as follows.



Disables logging


Data Logger

Logs event to the database logger.


Trace File

Logs detailed data to a trace file with a .log extension  in the project directory.


Checked conditions cause data to be logged.

  1. Click OK to save alarming and logging options, or click Cancel.

  2. Enable data logging from the data logging side.

  1. Configure the datalog.idt file for RCO logging.

  2. Configure the data_field.idt file for RCO logging.

More information

RCO Alarms displayed in the Workbench.

RCO site logging summary overview.

Routing Control Object configuration.