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  1. Create File Format

    You need to inform the application how the data file is formatted.  Click on Manage File Formats  in bottom-right corner and Add  a new File Format for your data file. Note: Open the file in a text editor to see the file for...
  2. Add a new File

    To start to send a new data file simply click Add New File  in the bottom-left corner. File Structure The application supports both a single file format or incremental file format. With incremental file format you get a new data file ...
  3. Select FTP Server

    Vista Data Vision will provide you with an Username and Password to the FTP Server which you need to enter into the application. Go to Edit -> FTP Server. Type in your FTP Credentials. Vista Data Vision will inform you which FTP Server yo...
  4. 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...
  5. Install and Register

    Download and un-zip Download the file provided by Vista Data Vision and un-zip it.  Move folder Open the un-zipped folder and locate VDV FTP Transfer 2017  folder. Move the folder to a preferred location. C:\VDV FTP Transfer 2017 is r...
  6. How to skip login page

    The Direct login feature allows you to add a link to a website that directly opens the VDV web interface without asking for an username and password. This a a good option to give easy access to the web interface.  Using the Direct Login featur...
  7. Use A Fixed Scale

    In some cases you can use a fixed scale to facilitate an easy understanding of your data. Wind direction should for example in most cases be displayed on a fixed scale from 0-360. Relative humidity should likewise be displayed on a fixed scale from...
  8. Email Subject Contains Information From The Mail Server

      Problem : When receiving emails from Vista Data Vision the email subject contains information from the Mail Server above the VDV Subject. Solution : Open db.robot.c -> Edit -> Mail Server Setup   and change Method  to .N...
  9.  Setting Up Alarm Attachments

    About Alarm Attachments Alarm Attachments are configured for each site and give users a more in depth knowledge of changes in a variables preceding alarm notifications. Note: Alarm Attachments can not be configured for Cus...
  10. Nothing Shows In The Help Files

    It is a bug with the Windows and the help files that sometimes they show up empty. Navigate to the VDV folder and open them there.  C:\Vista Data Vision\db.data.browser\data\db.data.browser.chm C:\Vista Data Vision\db.robo...