Broadwin

WebAccess
- browser-based HMI and SCADA software

 
   
rev 16 - June 18, 2009
WebAccess version 7.0
 

 

Webaccess hmi and scada software

Operator Manual

 

WebAccess VIEW
(& ViewDAQ)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ã BroadWin Technology, Inc.
380 Fairview Way

Milpitas • California • 95035 • USA

Phone 408.457.92812 • Fax 408.457.9285
ã
2009
www.broadwin.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

File: OpMAN.doc


TABLE OF CONTENTS

1.        Introduction to WebAccess HMI & SCADA   1-1

1.1  HMI & SCADA applications. 1-2

1.2  System Components & Concepts. 1-5

1.2.1    Standalone System.. 1-6

1.2.2    SCADA Nodes. 1-10

1.2.3    Project Node. 1-13

1.2.4    Clients. 1-15

1.2.5    Client - System Requirements. 1-19

1.2.6    Thin Client Requirements. 1-20

2.        WebAccess VIEW   2-1

2.1  Web Browser log-in. 2-1

2.1.1    About Addresses. 2-2

2.1.2    WebAccess Home Page. 2-3

2.1.3    Download and Install Client Plug-in. 2-4

2.2  Start WebAccess VIEW.. 2-5

2.2.1    Login - Username and Password. 2-6

2.2.2    Other ways to start VIEW.. 2-8

2.2.3    View Property. 2-12

3.        Display Navigation  3-1

3.1  Mouse, TrackBall, Touch screen & Keyboard. 3-1

3.2  "Right Click" Popup Menu. 3-1

3.3  Toolbar 3-2

3.3.1    Standard Toolbar buttons. 3-3

3.3.2    Toolbar, GOTO Menu and Keyboard have similar functions. 3-5

3.3.3    Toolbar changes with Display Type or Display Name. 3-5

3.4  Pushbuttons on Displays. 3-6

3.5  Keyboard Function Keys. 3-1

4.        Popup Dialog Boxes & Menus  4-1

4.1  Graph List Dialog Box. 4-1

4.2  Point Info (Tag Browser) 4-4

4.3  Change Dialog Box. 4-10

4.3.1    Change Dialog Box - Analog Tags. 4-11

4.3.2    Change Dialog Box - Discrete Tags. 4-13

4.3.3    Change Dialog Box - Text-type Tags. 4-15

4.3.4    Keyboard Keys for Change Dialog Box. 4-15

4.4  Other Ways to Change the value of a Tag. 4-16

4.5  Point GOTO display finder 4-17

5.        Standard Displays  5-1

5.1  Alarm Summary. 5-2

5.1.1    Description. 5-3

5.1.2    Sort Alarms. 5-3

5.1.3    Alarm Graph. 5-3

5.1.4    Acknowledge Point 5-3

5.1.5    Acknowledge Screen. 5-4

5.1.6    Acknowledge All 5-4

5.1.7    Advanced Button (Filter Alarms) 5-4

5.1.8    Filtered # of Alarms. 5-4

5.1.9    Total Number of Alarms. 5-5

5.1.10    Modify the Alarm Summary. 5-5

5.1.11    Alarm Precedence. 5-5

5.2  Alarm Log. 5-7

5.2.1    Print the Alarm Log - by request 5-8

5.3  Alarm Groups. 5-10

5.3.1    Alarm E/D. 5-11

5.3.2    Acknowledge Screen. 5-12

5.3.3    Acknowledge Tag. 5-12

5.3.4    Acknowledge Group. 5-12

5.3.5    Group No. 5-12

5.3.6    Current Value. 5-12

5.3.7    Tag Description. 5-12

5.3.8    Disable or Enable Alarming from Alarm Group. 5-13

5.3.9    Disable or Enable Alarming from the Point Info. 5-13

5.4  Action Log. 5-16

5.5  Trends. 5-18

5.5.1    Data Log Trend Groups. 5-19

5.5.2    Data Log Trend Display. 5-21

5.5.3    Customize the Data Log Trend Display. 5-24

5.5.4    Real-time Trend Displays. 5-26

5.6  Station Status. 5-31

5.7  User Program Status. 5-33

5.8  Global Script Status. 5-35

5.9  OVERVIEW Displays. 5-37

5.10      Faceplate Group Displays. 5-39

5.10.1    Faceplate Group Display. 5-40

5.11      Block Detail Display. 5-41

5.11.1    Overview Display Hierarchy. 5-44

5.12      Point Detail Display. 5-45

5.13      Recipes. 5-47

5.13.1    Recipe List Dialog Box. 5-47

5.13.2    Recipe Display. 5-49

5.14      Video. 5-52

5.14.1    Single Video Display (full screen) 5-52

5.14.2    Video Mixed with Graphics. 5-54

5.15      Scheduler 5-55

5.15.1    Force a Circuit Group ON or OFF. 5-56

5.16      Central Database Logs. 5-58

5.16.1    Copy and Paste Data to another application. 5-60

5.17      Scheduled Reports. 5-61

5.17.1    View past or current report 5-61

5.17.2    Shift Report 5-65

5.17.3    Daily Report 5-66

5.17.4    Monthly Report 5-68

5.17.5    Email Scheduled Reports. 5-69

5.18      ZOOM.. 5-71

5.19      Print 5-1

6.        Display Groups & ViewDAQ   6-1

6.1  Display Groups. 6-1

6.1.1    Display Group features. 6-2

6.1.2    Display Group Terminology & Concepts. 6-2

6.1.3    Scroll Bars and Clipping. 6-3

6.2  ViewDAQ - local to SCADA node. 6-6

6.3  SCADA Node Kernel 6-8

6.3.1    Start Kernel from Taskbar Icon. 6-9

6.3.2    Taskbar Icon Color Codes. 6-10

6.3.3    Stop kernel 6-11

6.4  Start ViewDAQ.. 6-12

6.4.1    Double Click Icon to Start ViewDAQ.. 6-12

6.4.2    Taskbar Menu to Start ViewDAQ.. 6-13

6.5  Exit ViewDAQ.. 6-15

6.5.1    Exit from Menu Bar 6-16

6.5.2    Exit from Windows Title Bar (Close Window) 6-16

6.5.3    Close ViewDAQ Groups. 6-16

6.5.4    Download or Stop from Project Manager 6-17

6.6  Menu bar  & Right Click Menu. 6-18

6.6.1    Right Click (VIEW) = Menu Bar (ViewDAQ) 6-18

6.6.2    Right Click ViewDAQ = File & View Menus. 6-18

6.7  Create a new Display Group. 6-20

6.8  Open Display Group. 6-23

6.8.1    Open Display Group from Menu Bar 6-23

6.8.2    Open Display Group from Right Click Menu. 6-24

6.8.3    Open Display Group from Pushbutton. 6-25

6.8.4    Popup Display Group. 6-26

6.8.5    Popup Dependant Display Group. 6-26

6.9  Close ViewDAQ Groups. 6-26

6.9.1    Close ViewDAQs in Display Group….. 6-27

6.9.2    Close All ViewDAQs. 6-28

6.9.3    Close Other ViewDAQ Groups. 6-28

6.9.4    Close Current ViewDAQ Groups. 6-29

6.9.5    Close Current and Dependant ViewDAQs. 6-29

6.9.6    Close Dependant ViewDAQs. 6-29

6.10      Save ViewDAQs. 6-31

6.10.1    Save ViewDAQ in Display Group. 6-33

6.10.2    Save All ViewDAQ Groups. 6-35

6.10.3    Save Other ViewDAQ Groups. 6-37

6.10.4    Save Current ViewDAQ Group. 6-39

6.10.5    Save Current and Dependant ViewDAQs. 6-40

6.10.6    Save Dependant ViewDAQs. 6-42

6.11      Style Options. 6-43

6.12      Window Options. 6-46

6.12.1    Disable Size. 6-46

6.12.2    Disable Size and Move. 6-47

6.12.3    Hide Menu Bar 6-49

6.12.4    Hide Toolbar 6-50

6.12.5    Hide Status Bar 6-50

6.13      ViewDAQ Options. 6-51

6.13.1    Disable Goto. 6-51

6.13.2    ViewDAQ Definition. 6-52

6.13.3    Exit Password Level 6-53

6.14      DrawDAQ - local to Project node. 6-55

7.        Thin Client for Pocket PCs  7-1

8.        Security  8-1

8.1  Overview - User Security & Passwords. 8-1

8.2  User Types. 8-1

8.2.1    Administrator 8-1

8.2.2    Project User 8-2

8.2.3    Power User 8-2

8.2.4    General User 8-3

8.2.5    Restricted User 8-3

8.3  Login through Web Browser Client 8-4

8.4  Login to ViewDAQ - local SCADA node. 8-4

8.5  Graphic Page Access. 8-6

8.5.1    Default Graphic. 8-6

8.5.2    Restricted User 8-6

8.6  Area and Level 8-7

8.6.1    Tag Field. 8-8

8.6.2    ViewDAQ.. 8-8

8.7  WebAccess and Windows NT Security. 8-8

8.7.1    Web Browser Client and NT Security. 8-9

8.7.2    Security Summary. 8-9

9.        About Tags  9-1

9.1  Tag Names. 9-1

9.1.1    Characters used in a Tag Name. 9-1

9.1.2    Blocks Group Multiple IO under one Tag name. 9-2

9.1.3    Colon used Block:Parameter ( : ) 9-2

9.1.4    Where are Block:Parameters Listed?. 9-3

9.2  ViewDAQ Tags. 9-3

9.3  Tag Fields. 9-4

10.     Alarms  10-1

10.1      Status Bar Alarms. 10-1

10.2      Pager & Email notification of Alarms. 10-2

10.2.1    Schedule Alarm Email recipients by Shift or Day. 10-2

10.3      Text-to-Speech Alarm Annunciator 10-2

10.4      Alarm Beep (System Speaker) 10-3

10.5      Alarm Summary. 10-3

10.5.1    Alarm Acknowledgement 10-3

11.     Appendix  11-1

11.1      Download & Install Client Plug-in. 11-1

11.1.1    Client Plug-in download from Project node. 11-2

11.1.2    Client Plug-in installation from CD (optional) 11-8

11.2      Table of Figures & Displays. 11-9

12.     Troubleshooting  12-1

12.1      VIEW web browser 12-1

12.1.1    Blank Screen in VIEW.. 12-1

12.1.2    Firewalls. 12-2

12.1.3    Check Internet Explorer Security Settings. 12-2

12.1.4    Check the Deploy file from Web browser client 12-5

12.1.5    Check User Security to install and run VIEW.. 12-6

12.1.6    Waiting for Connection To SCADA Node. 12-7

 

 

End - Table of Contents

 

Rev 7 - December 20, 2003 - removed Windows NT support.

 

Rev 8 - WebAccess Version 4.5, 1.2.5 Client - System Requirements, 2.1.2 WebAccess Home Page, 3.5 Keyboard Function Keys, 3.2 "Right Click" Popup Menu, 2.2 Start WebAccess VIEW, 5.5.4 Real-time Trend Displays

 

Rev 9 - February 15, 2005 - Version 5.0, 8.2.6 User Manager, 1.2.1.2 Standalone PC with remote dial up access, 1.2.5 Clients, 1.2.6 Client - System Requirements, 1.2.7 Thin Client Requirements, 2.1.2 WebAccess Home Page, 8.1 Overview - User Security & Passwords, 8.2.6 User Manager, 8.2.7 Security Summary, 8.7 WebAccess and Windows Security, 8.7.1 Web Browser Client and Windows Security, 9.1 Tag Names, 11.1.1 Client Plug-in download from Project node

 

Rev 10 - 1.2.5 Client - System Requirements, 3.3.2 Toolbar, GOTO Menu and Keyboard have similar functions,

 

Rev 11 - 1.2.3 Project Node, 12.1.10 Video, Reports, System Logs can't be seen in Vie, 5.14 Video, 1.1 HMI & SCADA applications, 12.1 VIEW web browser, 12.1.1 Blank Screen in VIEW, 12.1.3 Check Internet Explorer Security Settings, 12.1.5 Check User Security to install and run VIEW, 12.1.4 Check the Deploy file from Web browser client, 11.1.1.2 Run WebAccess Setup.exe, 11.1.1 Client Plug-in download from Project node, 11.1.2 Client Plug-in installation from CD (optional), 11.1.1.1 Download Client Plug-in, 1.2.6 Thin Client Requirements, 1.2.6 Client - System Requirements, 1.2.5 Clients, 1.2.1.2 Standalone PC with remote dial up access,


Rev 12 - 5.16.2 Export to EXCEL from ODBC Log, 7. Thin Client for Pocket PCs, 1.2.27 Thin Client, 1.2.6 Client - System Requirements, 5.17.6 Export Scheduled Reports to EXCEL, 5.16.2 Export to EXCEL from ODBC Log, 4.2 Point Info (Tag Browser), 5.5.5 Export Trend Data, 5.5.1 Data Log Trend Groups, 12.1.11 Add-Ons disabled in IE prevent Client from Starting, 12.1.1 Blank Screen in VIEW

 

Rev 14 - Removed Company name from many images.

 

Rev 15 - June 27, 2008 Corrected Taskbar Menu screen shots

 

Rev 16 - version and addresses, iPhone, IE 8