Technical Reference > Parameters


Parameters determine how each CitectSCADA computer operates in the CitectSCADA configuration and runtime environments. For example, there is a parameter which allows you to show or hide the toolbar in the Citect Project Editor, and there is a parameter which determines whether the primary and redundant reports servers send out heartbeat signals to each other at runtime.


  • Read and understand the applicable material in this manual before changing or removing any citect.ini parameters.
  • Never change or remove any undocumented citect.ini parameters.
  • Before deleting sections of the citect.ini file, confirm that no necessary or undocumented parameters will be deleted.
  • Do not edit your configuration file while your project is running.

Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, serious injury, or equipment damage.

Note: Always seek the advice of Technical Support personnel for this product regarding necessary and undocumented features.

You can set operating parameters in: