This page provides instructions on how to add, edit, or delete Custom Fields in Sensor Data.

Workflow

To add a new Custom Field:

  1. Go to Server Config > Sensor Data.
  2. Click the button.
  3. Click Add.
  4. Fill in the following fields:
    1. Sensor Type - Select the Sensor Type from the drop-down menu.
    2. Field - Enter a description for the new Custom Field.
    3. Display Name - Enter the name of how the Custom Field will display in the dialog.
    4. US Unit - Enter the US units.
    5. SI Unit - Enter the SI units.
    6. Default Value - Enter the default value for the Custom Field.
    7. Action - Click to Add, Edit or Delete a Custom Field.


  5. Click Apply.
  6. The Custom Fields will become available when you add or edit the applicable sensor in Sensor Data. In the following image; Max, Optimal, and Low are Custom Fields.


  7. In the Sensor as X Axis Dashlet, the Custom Fields will appear as Constant Values. In the following image; MaxOptimal, and Low are Custom Fields.


  8. The Custom Fields value can be retrieved and displayed in a chart using the Attribute function.


To edit an existing Custom Field:

  1. Go to Server Config > Sensor Data.
  2. Click the button.
  3. In the Manage Custom Fields dialog, click Edit.
  4. Edit the fields accordingly.
  5. Click Apply.


To delete a Custom Field:

  1. Go to Server Config > Sensor Data.
  2. Click the button.
  3. In the Manage Custom Fields dialog, click Delete.


  4. Click Delete in the warning message to confirm deletion.

    All data associated with the Custom Field will also be deleted. All analytical functions using the Custom Field will also be unusable until modified or deleted.