Exporting IOServer Configuration to a text file
Right mouse click on the IOServer folder and select the Export menu to export all configuration to a text file.
Importing IOServer Configuration from a text file
Right mouse click on the empty IOServer folder and select the Import menu to batch from the text file
Format of IOServer configuration text file
Each line in the file begins with the type of object to be inserted. All properties are tab separated. The items within each property are comma separated (except for Gateitem which uses semi-colon).
Board Property1 Property2
Port Property1 Property2 Property3
Device Property1 Property2
Tag username itemID
| Board.Property1 is the Board name,type
Board.Property2 is unused
The first line must be a Board definition, followed the its associated ports. Each ports definition must be followed immediately by its devices.
| Port.Property1 is the port name,port type,delay,max pending,retries,timeout,watchtime
Port.Property2 is the Port Property specific to the port type (TCP/IP or Serial)
Port.Property3 is the Channel Property specific to the protocol selected
|Device.Property1 is the devicename,backupdevice,,,
Device.Property2 is the Device Property specific to the protocol selected
|OPC Server name,type,node
|groupname,active,public,time stamp,read type,read source,write type,update rate,dead band,lcid,time bias
|itemid,access path,requested data type,active
|group name,active,update rate,dead band
|The rest of the file defines the user name and itemID association.