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  1.  IIS Configuration - Windows Server 2012

    For VDV2018 and PHP7 to operate, the Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015  needs to be installed. Download and extract https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=48145 (vc_redist.x86.exe) Internet Informatio...
  2. Alarm Setup

    Alarms are a powerful feature that simplifies the operation of a network of dataloggers and eases the workload of the operators. Setting up alarms simple. Before setting up alarms a Contact  has to be created and which is then assigned to a ...
  3. About FTP File Transfer

    FTP File Transfer enables you to send data to VDV Cloud servers with ease. Simply create a file format and point to your data files. The application will monitor the files and send the data encrypted to VDV Clour Servers.  Every minute the app...
  4. Update to VDV2018

    VDV2018 supports latest version of Interner Explorer 11 which was released in 2013. Older versions of Internet Explorer (IE 6,7,8,9,10) are not supported as they are no longer supported by Microsoft. For best experience we recommend latest version ...
  5. Dashboard - Iframes

    Various web based material can be configured to be displayed alongside instrumentation data in the VDV Dashboard interface. Note: Make sure you give the Dashboard a name and an owner before inserting the iframes. Iframe examples include: - Google...
  6. Change Variable Names and Assign Units

    When a data file is added to VDV the variable names are used as they appear in the header of the data file.  Creating Alias Names   for each variable and configuring Units   can be done online. Go to Setup  > Site a...
  7. Installation and Registation

    After the install it is necessary to  register db.robot, db.data.browser and db.web.browser .  Make sure each application is running as administrator by right clicking on the .exe file and click on Run as administrator. Next got...
  8. Alarm Deadband

    The Alarm Deadband is used to prevent multiple alarm emails/messages when a variable is hovering around the Alarm Threshold. By default it is set to 2% meaning that after alarm is triggered the variable value must change 2% from the Alarm Threshold...
  9. Creating a Real Time Display

    To create a Real Time Display (RTD) in the VDV web interference go to Setup > Real Time Display . Create New RTD Then click the button in top-right corner to create a new RTD. You must give the new RTD an   name and assign it to ...
  10. How VDV Works

    Vista Data Vision (VDV) consists of three applications. These applications are db.robot.c, db.data.browser  and  db.web.browser When we start VDV we always start by running db.robot.c which will also start the MySQL database. db.robo...