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Video: How to determine the number of connected/available Runtime client connections in PowerSCADA Expert

Issue
The user may need to determine how many client connections are in use, or are available in a PowerSCADA Expert (PSE) system.

Product Line
PowerLogic SCADA 7.x
PowerSCADA Expert 8.x

Environment
Runtime Client connection

Cause
In some cases the available client connection limit may be exceeded, or the user would like to know how many simultaneous connections are allowed.

Resolution
Note: In order to determine the client connections available, you will need perform the following from the Primary/Secondary (if applicable) server install. The project will need to be running on the server.



1. Open the Runtime Manager by clicking the  icon in the taskbar, or you can also open the Runtime Manager from the Start Menu. (Start>All Programs>Schneider Electric>PowerSCADA Expert 8.1>PowerSCADA Expert Runtime Manager)
2. In the Runtime Manager, right-click the Client process and select Kernel. 
3. In the Citect Kernel, select View>General.

General Statistics will appear. Under "Users:", you will notice the following abbreviations:
V/O = View Only client
Ctrl = Control client
The Max, Current, and Peak connections are listed.
Max - maximum allowable client connections
Current - current number of active client connections
Peak - maximum number of active connections since project start

In the screenshot below, you will notice that their is a maximum of 20 allowable client (V/O and Ctrl) connections with 0 clients actively connected.


 
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