SCADA Server Monitor Tool

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Introduction

The Fernhill SCADA Server Monitor Tool monitors the state of a Fernhill SCADA Server:

The Fernhill SCADA Server Monitor Tool.

The information displayed by the tool includes:

Starting the Monitor Tool

The method you use to start the Fernhill SCADA Server Monitor Tool depends on the operating system you are using:

Operating SystemStart Method
Windows
  1. Right click the Fernhill SCADA Notification Icon.
  2. Select Start Server Monitor.
Unix and macOS
  1. Open a command terminal.
  2. Enter this command:

    FHMonitorServer

To stop the server monitor tool, press the 'Q' key.

Statistic Definitions

Use this table to understand the meaning of each statistic shown in the Server Monitor Tool:

StatisticDescription
Total Tags The total number of tags configured. The count includes tags, folders and the tag database.
Alarm Tags The total number of tags that can generate alarms.
Historic Event Records The number of event records stored per minute.
Historic Logs The number of Historic Logs in the database. One Historic Logs is created for: Note: If a tag is deleted, the Historic Log associated with the tag is retained. Similarly if HistoricEnable is set to False the Historic Log associated with the tag is retained. For this reason there may be more Historic Logs than tags with historic storage enabled.
Historic Data Records The number of historic data records stored per minute.
Client Active Links The number of client applications connected to the Fernhill SCADA Server.
Client Bad Requests The number of invalid requests rejected by the Fernhill SCADA Server. This statistic should be zero. A non-zero value may indicate attempts to hack the Fernhill SCADA Server.
OPC UA Server The status of the OPC UA Server. In a new installation, the OPC UA Server is not enabled and will show Not running. To run the OPC UA Server, see Enable the OPC UA Server.
Login Fails The number login attempts rejected by the Fernhill SCADA Server. This statistic should be zero. A non-zero value may indicate attempts by a user to get unauthorized access to the Fernhill SCADA Server.

Further Information

Fernhill SCADA Server

To learn more about the Fernhill SCADA Server.

Fernhill SCADA Redundant Servers

To learn how to add resilience with a redundant server configuration.

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.