Alarm Cast Alarm Administrator: Application Folder Availability

About this task

An Alarm Cast application folder that contains data and log files needs to be shared in order to be accessible for Alarm Cast requirements.

Note: This procedure is for Windows 7 64-bit; it might be slightly different for other operating systems.


  1. Choose the ALARMCAST application folder, which contains the Alarm Cast data and log files.

    Following are the default paths for 32-bit and 64-bit systems.

    32-bit system ...Program Files\Proficy\Proficy CIMPLICITY\ALARMCAST
    64-bit system ...Program Files (x86)\Proficy\Proficy CIMPLICITY\ALARMCAST
  2. Right-click the ALARMCAST folder to open the ALARMCAST Properties dialog box.
  3. Assign Full Control to the Everyone user.

    Example: Assign Sharing Permissions to the Everyone User

    Do the following on a Windows 7 system; other Windows operating systems may differ slightly.

    1. Select Properties on the ALARMCAST Popup menu.

    The Server Properties dialog box opens.

  4. Do the following.
    A Select the Sharing tab.
    B Click Advanced Sharing.

    An Advanced Sharing dialog box opens.

    1. Do the following.
    A Check Share this folder.
    B Click Permissions.

    A Permissions for ALARMCAST dialog box opens.

  5. Do the following.
    A Select Everyone.
    B Make sure Allow is checked for all options.
    C Click Apply.
  6. Click OK to close the dialog boxes.


ALARMCAST is now available