i4SCADA Knowledge Base

i4SCADA Service Manager

Abstract

Control the status of all the available i4SCADA Services: starting, stopping or refreshing a Service is now one click away. Check this article for more details.

The i4SCADA Service Manager lists all the i4SCADA services installed, and allows the user to control their state.

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i4SCADA Service Manager

The menu bar

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Service Manager toolbar

UI Option

Description

Start

Starts the selected service

Stop

Stops the selected service.

Restart

Restarts the selected service. This is used when the changes made in i4SCADA Studio or in the database require a service restart.

Refresh

Reloads all the installed i4SCADA services.

The main view

The main view lists the installed i4SCADA services and the current status and version for each one. The bottom panel displays details for the selected service.

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Service Manager - main view

UI Option

Description

Service name

The name of the i4SCADA service.

Status

The current status of the service.

Observed

Displays the health status of the service. A service cannot be observed if it is not running.

Version

The version of the installed services.

The contextual menu

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Service Manager - contextual menu

UI Option

Description

Start

Starts the selected service.

Stop

Stops the selected service.

Restart

Restarts the selected service. This is used when the changes made in i4SCADA Studio or in the database require a service restart.

i4SCADA Service Manager tray menu

To access the tray menu of the Service Manager, right-click on the Service Manager icon from the system tray.

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Service Manager - Tray menu

UI Option

Description

Open Service Manager

Opens the Service Manager window.

State of observed services

Lists the observed services.

Options

Opens the options dialog (detailed below).

About

Displays information about the Service Manager

Exit

Closes the Service Manager application.

Service Manager Options

The Service Manager option dialog can be accessed by right-clicking on the Service Manager tray icon and selecting Options.

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Service Manager option dialog

UI Option

Description

Polling Interval (1 - 100 seconds)

The time interval between polls. By default, the polling is made at a 5 seconds rate.

Observed services

Lists the observable services. If the checkbox corresponding to a service is marked, the services health status will be observed.