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Adding PowerLogic Circuit Monitors and Power Meters to ION Enterprise: A System Manager Software (SMS) user's tutorial

Issue
How do I add PoewrLogic Circuit Monitors and Power Meters to ION Enterprise?

Product Line
ION Enterprise 5.6, ION Enterprise 6.0

Environment

Management Console  

Resolution
Step-by-step tutorial (walkthrough) for adding PowerLogic Circuit Monitors and Power Meters to ION Enterprise

Procedure

  • 1. From the ION Enterprise Taskpad, click on Management Console
  • 2. Click the button Sites. Here we will add the equivalent to a Communication Connection in SMS

    3. Right-click in the white space and choose New > Ethernet Gateway Site
  • 4. Fill in the fields (Name, IP Address, and IP Port) as shown and click OK
  • 5. Click the button Devices. Here we will add the PowerLogic meter

    6. Right-click in the white space and choose New > Serial Device on Ethernet Gateway site
  • 7. Fill in the fields (Group, Name, Unit ID, Site) as shown and click OK
     
Notes:
Unlike SMS, the group field is required
The Unit ID is the modbus address of the device
CM/PM electrical data can be viewed in ION Vista
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