The EcoStruxure Building Operation software gives you a number of functions to monitor and manage your facilities.
You use an alarm to monitor a variable and to alert you if the monitored variable matches the configured alarm conditions.
For more information, see Alarms Overview .
A schedule is a sequence of events that determines when essential events occur in a building automation system: doors locking or unlocking, temperature raised or lowered, or equipment turned on or off.
For more information, see Schedules Overview .
The function of a trend log is to log the variable that it is connected to and store the records.
For more information, see Trends Overview .
When logging on to an EcoStruxure BMS server, you have to authenticate yourself by using a valid user account. The user account has to belong to the same domain as the server you log on to.
For more information, see User Account Management Overview .
You backup your EcoStruxure BMS server data so that it can be restored after damage or loss due to hardware or software failures, security threats, or application testing.
For more information, see Backup and Restore Overview .
A Document is a container in which you can upload (import) a file for use in the EcoStruxure Building Operation software. You can upload all types of files, including reports, forms, images, and video clips.
For more information, see Documents Overview .
Use Search in WorkStation to find and view objects in the database.
For more information, see Search Overview .
In the EcoStruxure Building Operation software, you can create shortcuts to objects in the System Tree pane. A shortcut is a link to a target EcoStruxure BMS server, folder, or other object and is simply a pointer to an object which acts as if it is that object.
For more information, see Shortcuts Overview .
When cloud connectivity is enabled, the EcoStruxure BMS sends data from the system to the central storage for diagnostics and analysis along with data from other buildings and sites.
For more information, see Cloud Connectivity Overview .
You use External Log Storage feature to store historical data from EcoStruxure BMS. The amount of stored data is limited only by the equipment you use, and not by the capacities of the feature.
For more information, see External Log Storage .