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Server Preferences

  • Alarm Groups

    ( Server Preferences )

    The Alarm Groups Preferences screen allows the alarm groups colors to be configured. Each alarm group can be assigned a different color to make them easily identifiable on the alarms screen, audit report and on the alarm dock. 1. Select … Continue reading 

  • Alarm Printer

    ( Server Preferences )

    The Alarm Printer Preferences screen allows the alarm printer to be enabled and configured. 1. Select ‘Server Preferences…’ from the ‘Admin’ menu 2. Click ‘Alarm Printer’ in the left column The following settings are available: Enable Alarm Printer Enable the … Continue reading 

  • Alarms

    ( Server Preferences )

    Acquire will monitor the alarms of all flow computers on the system. The Alarms Preferences screen allows the alarm settings to be configured. 1. Select ‘Server Preferences…’ from the ‘Admin’ menu 2. Click ‘Alarms’ in the left column The following settings … Continue reading 

  • Audit Trail

    ( Server Preferences )

    Acquire downloads the audit trail from each flow computer on the system. The Audit Trail Preferences screen allows the audit trail settings to be configured. 1. Select ‘Server Preferences…’ from the ‘Admin’ menu 2. Click ‘Audit Trail’ in the left column The … Continue reading 

  • Backup

    ( Server Preferences )

    The Acquire.4dd file where the configuration and data are stored should be backed up daily. The Backup Preferences screen allows the backup settings to be configured. 1. Select ‘Server Preferences…’ from the ‘Admin’ menu 2. Click ‘Backup’ in the left column … Continue reading 

  • Charts

    ( Server Preferences )

    Acquire takes regular samples of data from the flowcomputers so that charts can be drawn. It is important to manage the number of data points and collection frequency carefully to avoid the database becoming too large and affecting performance. For example, … Continue reading 

  • Email

    ( Server Preferences )

    Acquire can send out email directly from the server for reports and critical alarms. The Email Preferences screen allows the email settings to be configured. 1. Select ‘Server Preferences…’ from the ‘Admin’ menu 2. Click ‘Email’ in the left column … Continue reading 

  • Log Settings

    ( Server Preferences )

    The Logs Settings Preferences screen allows the log settings to be configured. 1. Select ‘Server Preferences…’ from the ‘Admin’ menu 2. Click ‘Log Settings’ in the left column The following settings are available: Keep Logs Log files get created every … Continue reading 

  • Performance

    ( Server Preferences )

    Acquire’s settings can be adjusted to optimise server performance. 1. Select ‘Server Preferences…’ from the ‘Admin’ menu 2. Click ‘Performance’ in the left column The default settings will share performance to allow other applications to run alongside Acquire e.g. when … Continue reading 

  • Refresh Rates

    ( Server Preferences )

    The frequency that values are updated in Acquire is determined by two settings:  how often Acquire fetches values from the flowcomputer and how often Acquire updates the website. The Refresh Rates Preferences screen allows the refresh settings to be configured. 1. Select ‘Server … Continue reading 

  • Reports

    ( Server Preferences )

    Acquire will collect reports from the flow computers. The Reports Preferences screen allows the report settings to be configured. 1. Select ‘Server Preferences…’ from the ‘Admin’ menu 2. Click ‘Reports’ in the left column The following settings are available: Scheduled … Continue reading 

  • Startup

    ( Server Preferences )

    The Startup preference determines what should be loaded when Acquire is launched. 1. Select ‘Server Preferences…’ from the ‘Admin’ menu 2. Click ‘Startup’ in the left column The following settings are available: Open P&ID Acquire normally starts the server up … Continue reading 

  • Site Details

    ( Server Preferences )

    The Site Details Preferences screen allows the server location and operator settings to be configured. 1. Select ‘Server Preferences…’ from the ‘Admin’ menu 2. Click ‘Site Details’ in the left column The following settings are available: Site Name The name of … Continue reading 

  • Time Synchronization

    ( Server Preferences )

    Acquire can synchronize the time between the server and the flow computers in several different ways. Note: Time synchronization is not enabled by default to avoid potential clashes with other external systems. 1. Select ‘Server Preferences…’ from the ‘Admin’ menu … Continue reading 

  • Valve Colors

    ( Server Preferences )

    The Alarm Groups Preferences screen allows the color of valve states on the P&ID to be configured. 1. Select ‘Server Preferences…’ from the ‘Admin’ menu 2. Select ‘Valve Colors’ from the Preferences list The following settings are available: Illegal Specify a … Continue reading 

  • Website

    ( Server Preferences )

    The Website Preferences screen allows the website settings to be configured. 1. Select ‘Server Preferences…’ from the ‘Admin’ menu 2. Click ‘Website’ in the left column The following settings are available: Web Theme The Web Theme is the graphical look … Continue reading