ClearSCADA Import Wizard

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The ClearSCADA Import Wizard imports objects from a ClearSCADA export file (*.sde) into Fernhill SCADA.

Caution Caution: There is no guarantee the imported configuration will work as intended.
After running this tool, you should check the imported configuration is safe to use.

Using the ClearSCADA Import Wizard

To import configuration from a ClearSCADA export file:

  1. In the Tag Window, right-click the folder where you want to import the configuration.
  2. From the menu select Import followed by Import a ClearSCADA Export File...
  3. The first time you run the import wizard a disclaimer dialog will open: Disclaimer about importing ClearSCADA configuration.

    If you do not want to see this dialog again, select the check box "Do not show this in future".

    Click Yes to accept the disclaimer and open the File Open dialog.

  4. Browse to and select the appropriate file.
  5. Click Open to start reading the ClearSCADA export file:
    Reading ClearSCADA Export File

    After a short while the Work in progress dialog will close and the import summary dialog will open:

    ClearSCADA Import Wizard
  6. Click Yes on the ClearSCADA Import Wizard to start the import:

    The Import Configuration dialog remains open while the configuration is imported:

    Import in progress dialog

    When the import has finished, the Import Completed dialog opens:

    Import complete dialog
  7. Click OK to close the Import Completed dialog.
  8. The ClearSCADA Import Wizard will open the Import Report providing a summary of what was imported from the project.

Further Information

Import Tools

For information about other the import tools available in the Configuration Tool.

Tag Window

For information about configuring tags.

Fernhill SCADA Configuration Tool

To learn about other features the Fernhill SCADA Configuration Tool.


For the meaning of terms used in Fernhill SCADA.