Data File Driver

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Introduction

The Data File driver provides a way to associate IO 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 Tag File Scanner 1.6 A Fernhill SCADA tag to:
  • Read a file.
  • Extract data from the file.
  • Write the extracted data to IO Data Point Tags.
URL Scanner Tag URL Scanner 3.33 A Fernhill SCADA tag to:
  • Read a file from a URL.
  • Extract data from the file.
  • Write the extracted data to IO Data Point Tags.

Fernhill SCADA IO Data Tags

You can use these IO Data Tags to represent individual data points in the File:

IconTag TypeVersionDescription
Analog Data Tag IO Analog Data Tag 3.12 Maps an analog tag to an external data source.
Digital Data Tag IO Digital Data Tag 3.12 Maps a digital tag to an external data source.
String Data Tag IO String Data Tag 3.12 Maps a string tag to an external data source.
Word Data Tag IO Word Tag 3.12 Maps a 16-bit unsigned integer tag to an external data source.
Double Word Data Tag IO Double Word Tag 3.12 Maps a 32-bit unsigned integer tag to an external data source.

Setup Guides

The following setup 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.