2. ALARM_D: Object Properties

  • ALARM_D General
  • ALARM_D HMI Properties tab
  • ALARM_D Severity tab
  • ALARM_D Alarm Routing tab

ALARM_D General

The Object dialog box General tab provides data that precisely identifies the ALARM_D object.

Note: The Description field is the only Read/Write field on the General tab.

ALARM_D HMI Properties Tab

ALARM_D fields on the HMI Properties tab for a Discrete Alarm (ALARM_D) object are read-only, except for the Alarm Class.

The field descriptions are as follows.

Field Description Data Type
Alarm Area Physical or conceptual area that the alarm belongs to within the plant. Note: Alarm area is used for filtering alarms. String
Label Object identification. String
Resource (Read-only) CIMPLICITY resource ID. String
Alarm Message (Read-only) Alarm message that will display in the Alarm Viewer. Note: %STATE can be used in the alarm message. String
Alarm Class CIMPLICITY alarm class. String

ALARM_D Severity Tab

The field on the Severity tab is read-only from the EGD Server.

Field Description Data Type
Severity Identifies the alarm's severity level.
Note: The higher the severity is, the more important the alarm is.

ALARM_D Alarm Routing

The Alarm Routing tab defines what roles the alarms will be routed to.

By default, the alarms are routed to all roles.

List Box Description
Available roles Roles that will not have alarms routed to them, but are available to be selected.
Configured roles for alarms Roles that will have alarms routed to them.