Defining datasources to start Visual Explorer

Create a new Data Source

On the Visual Explorer Connector app,
  1. Datasources window, click on New Data Source 
  2. Choose the type
    - Data sources for assets of twin type performance
    Assets to create a data source for specific assets from a list of assets
    Asset Types to create a data source for all assets of a certain asset type
    - Other sources
    High Resolution Assets or IDL File Subscription for data source over IDL files
  3. Select an asset, then select one or multiple aspects
    The information button shows the variables on that aspect. Multiple assets and aspects can be selected.
  4. Choose an update mechanism
    Fixed Range, this mechanism ensures one-time data extraction from MindSphere to Visual Explorer
    Continuous Update, this mechanism ensures ongoing synchronization between MindSphere data and the data source
  5. Save data source
    Edit name and save location, also add tags for organization purposes

Visual Explorer is dived in two modules. With Visual Explorer Connector you create and manage data sources. On Visual Explorer you customized visualizations.

Check Tips and Tricks for e.g Multiple data sources to one workbook

The status of the current data source state created is available as follow

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The data source is in the creation process.

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The data source is currently synchronizing.

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The data source is fully synchronized with the data in MindSphere.

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The data source is functioning, but there were problems detected. Some data may be missing. The problems are reported on the data source overview page. If you cannot solve the problem on your own, contact the MindSphere support.

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The data source was not updated. An outdated version of the data source may still be available in Visual Explorer. The problem is reported on the data source overview page. If you cannot solve the problem on your own, contact the MindSphere support.

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