1.2. Create a CIMPTRACK Project with a TRACKING Resource

About this task

You use the same procedure to create the CIMPTRACK project as any other CIMPLICITY project.

  • CIMPTRACK  will require the following
  • Options to be enabled: Database Logger (both A&E & App and Points), System Sentry, and Tracker.
  • A TRACKING resource, which is created using the same procedure as any other resource.
  • The TRACKING resource must have ADMINISTRATOR identified as a user for the project.
A Create a CIMPTRACK Project
B Create a TRACKING Resource
  1. Create a CIMPTRACK Project


  1. Open the CIMPLICITY Workbench.
  2. Select File>New>Project on the Workbench menu bar.

    The Create As dialog box opens.

  3. Do the following.
    A Find the directory in which you want to create the project.
    B Name the project CIMPTRACK for this tutorial.
    C Make sure that the following are checked in the Options box: Database Logger (both A&E & App and Points), System Sentry, and Tracker.
    D Click Create.

    The Project Properties dialog box displays.

  4. Check Enable project broadcast.

    Result: The Workbench will display and will be ready for you to begin Tracker configuration.

    1. Create a TRACKING Resource

    You will have to select a CIMPLICITY resource when you create some Tracker components.

    Create a TRACKING resource for this exercise.

  5. Do the following.
    A Select Project>Security>Resources in the Workbench left-pane.
    B Click the New button on the Workbench toolbar.

    A New Resource dialog box opens.

  6. Do the following.
    A Enter TRACKING in the Resource ID field
    B Click OK.

    A Resource Definition dialog box opens.

  7. Do the following.
    A Enter TRACKER Resource in the Description field.
    B Add ADMINISTRATOR to the Users for this resource box.
    C Click OK.


The TRACKING resource is added to the Workbench right-pane resource list.