i4SCADA Knowledge Base

Activity Analyzer Options

Abstract

Check out the Event Log Writer and the File writer options available in the i4SCADA Activity Analyzer and how you can use them in your best interest.

The General settings section provides the following options:

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Activity Analyzer General settings

Option

Description

Always on top

The message window is always in the foreground.

Max. list entries

The maximum number of messages displayed in the display window.

Event Log writer
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Event log writer

UI Option

Description

Enable Event Log writer

Message output to event log window.

Standard filter

Display of error, warning, information and debugging messages for the selected channel ID.

Event Log writer advanced filters
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Event Log advanced filter

UI Option

Description

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Creates a new filter combination

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Copies the filter line that is currently indicated.

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Deletes the filter line that is currently indicated.

Channel ID

Module selection The module name may contain a placeholder character. „i4SCADAS*“displays messages from the Server and SchedulerPro. Further input options are “BacNet*”, “Modbus*” or ADS*.

Message topic

Filters for messages with the same Group ID such as “Group.UpdateSignals” or “Group.AsyncRead“.

Message level

Filters for messages with the same level such as “Info” or “Fault”. Message levels can be selected individually and combined.

Load

Loads an XML file with filter settings.

Save

Saves the filter settings in an XML file.

File writer
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Activity Analyzer File writer

UI Option

Description

Enable file writer

Output of messages to a file.

Trace logs path

The location where log files are stored

Max. trace log files

Maximum number of log files in the selected directory.

Max. trace log entries

The total size (in MB) of the log files inside the selected directory.

Standard filter

Display of error, warning, information and debugging messages for the selected channel ID.

File writer advanced filters
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File writer advanced filter

UI Option

Description

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Creates a new filter combination

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Copies the filter line that is currently indicated.

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Deletes the filter line that is currently indicated.

Channel ID

Module selection The module name may contain a placeholder character. „WF2010S*“displays messages from the Server and SchedulerPro. Further input options are “BacNet*”, “Modbus*” or ADS*.

Message topic

Filters for messages with the same Group ID such as “Group.UpdateSignals” or “Group.AsyncRead“.

Message level

Filters for messages with the same level such as “Info” or “Fault”. Message levels can be selected individually and combined.

Load

Loads an XML file with filter settings.

Save

Saves the filter settings in an XML file.

LogFilter functions and flags

Function

Meaning

Flag (bitmask)

WTSLIB_MESSAGE_LEVEL_DEBUG_ON_WRITE_ASYNC_REQ

OnWriteAsyncRequest event on server interface

((1<<3) | (1<<12))

WTSLIB_MESSAGE_LEVEL_DEBUG_READ

ReadSignals on client interface and webservice interface

((1<<3) | (1<<13))

WTSLIB_MESSAGE_LEVEL_DEBUG_ONUPDATE

OnSignalUpdates event on client interface

((1<<3) | (1<<14)

WTSLIB_MESSAGE_LEVEL_DEBUG_WRITE

WriteSignals on client and webservice interfaces, UpdateSignals on server interface

((1<<3) | (1<<15))

WTSLIB_MESSAGE_LEVEL_DEBUG_IO

((1<<3) | (1<<16))

WTSLIB_MESSAGE_LEVEL_DEBUG_IFACE

Entry and leaving on all interface methods, including events

((1<<3) | (1<<17))

WTSLIB_MESSAGE_LEVEL_DEBUG_THREADING

((1<<3) | (1<<18))

WTSLIB_MESSAGE_LEVEL_DEBUG_WATCHDOG

watchdog for webservice interface

((1<<) | (1<<19))

WTSLIB_MESSAGE_LEVEL_INFO

Information

(1<<2)

WTSLIB_MESSAGE_LEVEL_WARNING

Warning

(1<<1)

WTSLIB_MESSAGE_LEVEL_ERROR

Error

(1<<0)