Notification Icon

Introduction

The Fernhill SCADA Notification Icon Notification Icon is visible in the Notification Area of the Windows Taskbar:

Notification Icon Showing Fernhill SCADA.

Depending on your desktop settings the Fernhill SCADA Notification Icon may be hidden:

Notification Icon Showing Fernhill SCADA

The icon provides a visual indication of the state of Fernhill SCADA Server, and a menu to access the runtime features.

Starting the Notification Icon

If for any reason the notification icon is not running, you can restart it. Choose the appropriate method based on the version of Windows you are using:

Windows VersionMethod
Windows 10
Windows Server 2016
  1. Open the Start menu,
  2. Scroll down and expand Fernhill SCADA,
  3. Click on Start Notification Icon.
Windows 8
Windows Server 2012
  1. Open the Start screen,
  2. Click on Start Notification Icon.
Windows 7
Windows Server 2008
Windows Vista
  1. Clicking on the Start button,
  2. Select All Programs,
  3. Expand the folder Fernhill SCADA,
  4. Click on Start Notification Icon.

Notification Icon Appearance

The Fernhill SCADA Notification Icon has a different appearance depending on whether Fernhill SCADA Server is running or not:

IconDescription
Running Fernhill SCADA Server is running normally.
Warning The Fernhill SCADA Server is running, but there is a problem preventing it from scanning PLC data.
Stopped The Fernhill SCADA Server is not running.

Notification Icon Menu

If you click the right mouse button on the Fernhill SCADA Notification Icon, a menu opens allowing you to access the runtime features:

Fernhill SCADA runtime menu

The menu contains these commands:

Menu EntryDescription
About Displays the About Box showing the version of Fernhill SCADA running.
Operator Interface Opens the Operator Interface for the instance of Fernhill SCADA running on this PC.
View Display the View Menu allowing you to choose a Fernhill SCADA data table to view.
User Rights... Opens the User Rights Editor to allow you to define the rights users, or user groups, have when accessing Fernhill SCADA.
Backup... Allows you to backup the current configuration to a file.
Restore... Restores configuration from a previous backup.
Open client log file folder Opens windows explorer where you can view client diagnostic log files.
Open server log file folder Opens windows explorer where you can view server diagnostic log files.
Exit Closes the Fernhill SCADA Notification Icon.

View Menu

The View Menu allows you to display a Fernhill SCADA data table using the SQL Test Tool:

Notification Icon View Menu

Further Information

Fernhill SCADA

To learn about the tools in Fernhill SCADA.

Configuration Tool

To learn about configuring Fernhill SCADA.

Glossary

For the meaning of terms used in Fernhill SCADA.