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  1. Third Party Basemap Providers

    To support more basemaps it is possible to use third-party services. VDV supports basemaps from Mapbox and MapTiler. To use the services it is necessary to signup for a user account at the third-party service. A user token will then be provided tha...
  2. Server Configuration

    Allow .geojson files In IIS it is needed to add MIME type to support .geojson files. This is needed to add layer files to the GIS. Open IIS and navigate to VDV Website Select MIME Types Check if .geojson Extension is in the list If not then ...
  3. Installing Custom Alarm

    After Alarm update 1.1.6 or later the following modification need to be made to get the Custom Alarms fully functional: Open up Task Scheduler Edit the Task vdv - Custom Alarm Go to the action Tab Edit the Action Start a program Make sure it i...
  4. 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...
  5. Configure GIS

    To Access: Go to Setup -> GIS to configure Create a new GIS  Click on the  icon in top right corner to add a new GIS. Give the GIS map a name, Select an Installed License and select the owner. Auto Bounds:  Automatically sel...
  6. View GIS

    To Access: Go to Menu -> GIS  GIS Menu In  the top-right corner users can choose different options. Markers:  List of all markers on the GIS. Simple to filter out specific markers. Layers : List of all layers on the ...
  7. Gauges

    Gauge Compass To add Compass Gauge to the Dashboard go to Setup > Dashboard and create new or edit existing Dashboard. Create new box on the Dashboard by clicking the plus button. Select the type Gauge Compass > Select Variable NOTE: Any v...
  8. Installing Data Source File Import

    Before using Data Source File Import then a few manual steps are needed after the component has been installed from the VDV Store. It is recommend that an IT person make these changes. Edit php.ini Open php.ini (located by default under C:\Vist...
  9. File Import

    To Access:  Data Source -> File Import File Format and File Location must be configured before adding a new File. Click the  button in top-right corner to add a new File to VDV. Data files can either be Incremental or Single ...
  10. File Location

    To Access:  Data Source -> File Location A File Location are predefined locations where data can be imported from. It can be location on the VDV Server or an FTP Directory. Click the  button in top-right corner to create a new File ...