The Assets page lets you get detailed information about hardware assets in your system, including:
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.
NOTE: Prior to activation – while an endpoint is in the Available state – some fields pertaining to endpoints will be blank. This is because certain information, for example, Cellular Carrier, comes directly from the endpoint.
Click Reset Filters in the right corner above the table to remove filters.
To save a filter, do the following:
- After defining a filter by following the steps above, click Save in the upper right corner of the page (circled in red below).
The Save Filter Set dialog box opens.
- Name the filter by typing a name in the Name box.
- Enter a Description.
- Toggle filter visibility and Save as New Filter Set by checking or unchecking the green boxes.
- Click Save.
To access Saved Filters, do the following:
- Click Open.
A drawer will pull out from the right side of the page.
NOTE: Pre-defined filter sets are provided for your convenience.
- Click any of the available Saved Filters to select them.
- Use the search box to quickly jump to the filter set of interest.
- Click the X in the upper right corner of the drawer to close the drawer.
- Click … next to a filter set to delete it.
NOTE: Up to 50 user-defined filters can be saved.
Admin users and users with permission to Take Ownership of pubic filter sets can click on the … to take ownership of a Public filter set.
A dialog opens. Click Continue to modify the selected filter set. When finished save your changes.
Click Cancel to exit.
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:
- 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.
- 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.
- Click the Fields tab again to collapse it.
- 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.
Notice right-clicking also lets you add a Filter, add or modify a Label (see Labels below for details), copy a value and copy a row of data and include the Column Headers.
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. Then follow the procedure described here.
To Label the current asset, click the Add Labels button. Type a meaningful Label in the box, then press Enter and click Save Changes. Click Remove Labels to delete the selected label(s).
Alternately, from the Summary tab of the details page for any given asset, click the pencil icon next to Labels.
Type a meaningful Label in the box, then press Enter and click Save Changes.
Once labeled, you can filter assets based on their labels by making the Labels field visible in the List View.
TIP: From the List View, click-drag to select multiple assets and then right-click to add a single label to all selected assets or modify an existing label.
- 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.
- Click a column name, and then click the icon (circled in red below) to Pin, Autosize and Reset columns.
- 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.
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.
- 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.
2. 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.
Use the Sensor Overlays drop-down menu to toggle sensor overlays on and off. The < > arrows let you move an overlay to the left or right side of the chart, while the up and down arrows let you adjust the minimum/maximum scale on the chart Y-axis.
The timeframe selector arrows move the display backwards and forwards in increments.
Clicking anywhere in the center box the timeframe selector opens a menu that lets you select a different time increment.
5. Click the Summary tab to view mini-graph displays of consumption and related sensors if applicable for the selected endpoint. In this example, endpoint temperature and flow data are displayed.
Hover your cursor over any line or bar on a graph to see information for the selected point in time. Below left shows details on an Endpoint Temperature graph. Below right shows flow details on a Consumption graph.
Use the drop-down menu on the right to select a display timeframe.
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:
- Select Gateway from the Assets drop-down menu.
- Select Map View from View drop-down menu.
- Find the Gateway of interest and right-click its pin.
- Click Edit and follow the procedure described here.