i4connected Knowledgebase 5.6

The Device List

Abstract

Check out this article and learn more details about the Device list filtering options and how to use them when working with your i4connected devices.

By clicking on the Devices tile, of either one of the hierarchical entities, the Device List panel is opened. In this view, all the Devices of the selected hierarchical entity are listed.

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The Device List panel

Devices are displayed as cards in a scroll-able list. Each device card displays the following details:

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Device card

  • The Device icon

    Tip

    By default, the standard Device icon Standard_device_icon.jpg is displayed for all the listed Devices. Devices belonging to a custom Device type and having a Device type icon set will display that respective icon.

    Device_type_icons.jpg
  • The Device Name or Device Alias

  • The Device description

  • The Device flags, concerning visibility and status:

    • Not_Visible_in_front_end.jpg - Not visible in front-end

    • Visible_in_front-end.jpg - Visible in front-end

    • Active.jpg - Status Active

    • Not_Active.jpg - Status Inactive

    • Alarm_suppressed.jpg - Suppressed alarms

Clicking on a listed device card opens the Device details panel, which will be described in more words in the upcoming articles.

Further on, system administrators having the Manage configuration permission enabled can manage Custom field definitions by clicking the Metadata toolbar button.

The Devices List panel allows the user the possibility to search for Devices and to apply a set of advanced filters.

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The Metadata button

Tip

For more details about the Custom field definitions panel, please visit the dedicated article here.

By typing in the Name, Alias, or Description of a Device, the list is automatically filtered to display only the relevant results.

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The Device Filter area

To reset the search field, the user can click on the X button. Automatically, the search field contents are cleared and the Devices list is updated to display all the Devices.

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Reset search contents

By clicking the Open filter button, the Object filters panel is opened. In this view, the user is provided with the following filter options:

  • Filter by Organizational Units

  • Filter by Sites

  • Filter by Areas

  • Filter by Devices

Applying the filters will reduce the list of devices to those items that correspond to the advanced search.

Tip

For more details about the Object filters panel, please also visit the dedicated article here.