Data File Driver

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Introduction

The Data File driver provides a way to associate I/O Data Point Tags with the content of data files. The Data File driver:

Which data is extracted from the file depends on:

The Data File driver supports these file formats:

Supported File Tags

The File driver provides these tag types to read files:

IconTag TypeVersionDescription
File Scanner TagFile Scanner1.6 A Fernhill SCADA tag to:
URL Scanner TagURL Scanner3.33 A Fernhill SCADA tag to:
  • Read a file from a URL.
  • Extract data from the file.
  • Write the extracted data to I/O Data Point Tags.

Fernhill SCADA I/O Data Point Tags

You can use these I/O Data Point Tags to represent individual data points in the File:

IconTag TypeVersionDescription
Analog Data Point TagI/O Analog Data Point Tag3.12Maps an Analog Data Point Tag to an external data source.
Digital Data Point TagI/O Digital Data Point Tag3.12Maps a Digital Data Point Tag to an external data source.
String Data Point TagI/O String Data Point Tag3.12Maps a String Data Point Tag to an external data source.
Word Data Point TagI/O Word Data Point Tag3.12Maps a 16-bit Word Data Point Tag to an external data source.
Double Word Data Point TagI/O Double Word Data Point Tag3.12Maps a 32-bit Double Word Data Point Tag to an external data source.
Long Word Data Point TagI/O Long Word Data Point Tag3.48Maps a 64-bit Long Word Data Point Tag to an external data source.

Connection Guides

The following connection guides are available for this driver:

Further Information

Fernhill SCADA Drivers

For information about other drivers available in Fernhill SCADA.

Glossary

For the meaning of terms used in Fernhill SCADA.