Manage a Collector Remotely

Before you begin

  1. Ensure that the Historian server connected to the collectors that you want to manage is upgraded to Historian 8.1.
  2. Install Remote Management Agents Using the Installer.
    Note: Remote Collector Management will be installed as part of this installation.
  3. Ensure that the Windows Task Scheduler service is running. This service is required to manage collectors in the command line mode. You can check the status of this service in the Microsoft Services Management console.
  4. If you want to manage the iFIX collectors remotely, access the SCU - FIX window, and modify the task configuration such that the value in the Command Line field is NOSERVICE.


Perform any of the following tasks using REST APIs: