Assets

The Assets page lets you get detailed information about hardware assets in your system, including:

  • Endpoints
  • Gateways
  • Meters
  • Registers
  • Valves

NOTE: If you do note see one or more of the above entries in the drop-down menu, it is because there are no matching assets in your asset inventory.

By default, All Assets are displayed in a List View.

Use the drop-down menu above the left side of the table to select an asset type.

Use the drop-down menu in the upper right side of the table to get search results in List View or Map View.

Click Export to download the currently displayed table as a CSV-format file or to see a list of recent exports.

 

Click +Add Filter to apply logic to search results.

From the Filter pop-up menu, use the Field drop-down menu to choose from a list of available fields.

TIP: To quickly find a field of interest, start typing its name. BEACON looks ahead to find matching fields. So, for example, type Sta to quickly find the Status field.

From the Operator drop-down menu, select logic that you wish to apply to your search.

Note that the available operators are based on the selected field. In the example below, the list of operators for the Capabilities field is different from the list above for the Activated On field.

When appropriate, enter a date and time by typing or selecting from the Calendar and Time selectors.

Click Reset Filters in the right corner above the table to remove filters.

 

 

List View

List View displays details specific to the selected asset type in a searchable, paginated table.

Use the Results Per Page drop-down menu in the lower left portion of the screen to select the number of results to display.

Each Asset type includes essential fields by default. The Endpoint default fields are shown below.

To display additional fields do one of:

  1. Click the Fields tab on the right to expand it.

    Click the |||| icon to the right of any field name in the table to open a pop-up menu.

  2. Check the boxes next to the additional fields of interest.
    TIP: If you cannot see the entire list of available fields, hover your cursor over the list and scroll vertically.
  3. Click the Fields tab again to collapse it.
  4. Hover your cursor over the table and scroll left to view the additional fields.

To get details for a specific asset, right-click in the corresponding record in the table, and click View Asset Details. See Map View below for Asset Detail examples.

Detailed View

Type a serial number or asset property in the Search field and click Search. All records matching your search will be returned.

To edit gateway settings, hover your cursor over a row of data that pertains to a gateway, right-click and select Edit Gateway.

Follow the procedure described here.


Navigation Tips

  • In List View, click-drag columns to reposition them.
  • Click a column name to toggle the sort order. An arrow (circled in red below) indicates whether the order is ascending or descending.

    Sort Order

  • Click a column name, and then click the icon (circled in red below) to Pin, Autosize and Reset columns.

    Pinning options

  • Use the bar at the bottom of the window to scroll left and right.
  • When running Windows, the shift-scroll wheel on a mouse lets you scroll left and right.
  • Click any column to sort the search results by values in that column.

 

Map View
Select Map View to display results on a map based on the latitude and longitude values passed to BEACON via Data Exchange files for endpoints or entered manually on the Gateway setup screen. If an asset is not associated with latitude and longitude coordinates, the asset(s) will not be displayed on the map.

  1. Right-click the pin for an asset to view details for that asset, including Status, Hardware Version, Firmware version, GPS Location, and last communication date and time.

Click Asset Details to get a Summary Overview of the selected asset.


NOTE
: When an asset is linked to other assets, those links are displayed. In the example above, for example, the endpoint is linked to a register. Click the linked asset image to get more details about that particular asset.

3. Click the down-facing arrow on the right (circled in red above) to expand the summary.

4. Click the Time Series tab to get consumption and related sensor data if applicable for the selected asset. Shown below are consumption and endpoint temperature charts.


 

Hover your cursor over a chart and drag left or right to scroll backward or forward in time.

Hover your cursor over any line or bar on a graph to see information for the selected point in time. Below left shows flow details on a Consumption graph. Below right shows details on an Endpoint Temperature graph.

     

 

Use the Graph Search box to jump to the graph of interest. For example, start typing Temperature in the Graph Search box to display jump the temperature graph. If the selected asset included a pressure sensor, you could use search to display just the pressure graph.

5 . Use the Time Range buttons to select a time range.

Button  Consumption Interval
Hour 15-minute usage for a sliding 9-day window of time.
Day Hourly usage for a sliding 5-day window of time.
Week Weekly usage for an 18-week sliding window of time.
Month Monthly usage for a 1-year/12-month sliding window of time.
Year Annual usage for a 6-year sliding window of time.
NOTE: This window will not scroll until 2024.
Custom Select to enter a customer time range.

 

To go back, click Back in the upper right corner of the screen.

To go back again, click the X (see the red arrow below).

 

To edit a Gateway:

  1. Select Gateway from the Assets drop-down menu.
  2. Select Map View from View drop-down menu.
  3. Find the Gateway of interest and right-click its pin.
  4. Click Edit and follow the procedure described here.

 

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