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  1. Import Historical data (MOD File)

    If needed to import old historical data into the database it is possible to do so manually. Data Import can also update/modify the data in the database (if incorrect data has been imported). The procedure is to create a MOD file with the time period...
  2. No Graphs Showing In Historical View

    Connection to db.web.browser was interrupted.Server does not reply. Please try later.   If this is the error you see when trying to view Historical Data in VDV then you need to change the TCP/IP port db.web.browser uses. Go to db.web....
  3. Step 4

    Take a look at the Basic Configuration for the web interface.  http://help.vistadatavision.com/help/change-variable-names-and-assign-units ...
  4. Contacts

    To Access:  Setup -> Contact Contacts are added to a Contact Group which receives alarms and reports. A Contact can be in multiple Contact Groups. Click on the + icon in top right corner to add a new Contact.  1) Add multiple Email...
  5. 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...
  6.  IIS Configuration - Windows 10

    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...
  7.  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...
  8. Using Data Handling to get rid of Bad/Wrong data

    There are many reasons why the wrong data or erroneous data ends up in the .dat files that is being imported into the VDV database. This tip shows how Data Handling can be used to take care of this problem. Open up the .dat files that is being imp...
  9. 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 ...
  10. Skip NaN Alarms

    To Access:  Setup-> Alarm If a NaN value is imported into the database then VDV will default issue a HighHigh Alarm. Possible it to configure each Site in VDV to not send this alarm out. Open Alarm Setup for selected Site At the bot...