zenon Analyzer – Viewing reports on mobile devices. Part 3: Galaxy Tab or Smart Phone (from Android version 4.1.2 and upwards)

zAnalyzer_Android

The Android OS is NOT officially supported by the reporting services. However it operates with similar restrictions to those of IOS devices. The Analyzer Manager (http://<computername>/Reports_ZA2) does not function and cannot be used to view reports. Instead, you can contact the Report Server directly by entering the Web Service URL (http://<computername>/ReportServer_ZA2). The picture you see […]

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zenon Analyzer – Viewing reports on mobile devices. Part 2: Microsoft Surface Tablet (with Windows RT)

zAnalyzer_Windows_Surface

From the SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1) onwards, Reporting Services support viewing and basic interactivity of reports on Microsoft Surface devices. The Analyzer Manager is supported; you can simply open the report by using the Analyzer Manager. Browse the directory in Analyzer Manager, and then tap the report name to open the report. […]

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zenon Analyzer – Viewing reports on mobile devices. Part 1: iPad or iPhone (iOS 6 and newer)

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Mobile devices such as tablets or smart phones are becoming more and more important. They have an integrated web browser, although these browsers sometimes offer restricted functionality. This blog entry series will show you, which mobile devices cooperate with zenon Analyzer and which restrictions exist. Starting with the SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1), […]

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Faceplates – part 2

Faceplate - Screenshot Filter

When using Faceplates, the first step in the zenon Editor is to create the screens you want to use (e.g. an Alarm Message List), just like any other zenon screen. You then create a screen of the type Faceplate, where you can set up so called “screen containers”. Within these containers you link your previously […]

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Faceplates – Part 1

Faceplate Screenshot

With zenon 7.11 we are proud to introduce a new concept in zenon: Faceplates. This means that you have the possibility to display several different zenon screen types within one single screen which then can be configured as one. Imagine the need for displaying multiple different data sources on one click. For example: You want […]

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Secure Software (by Design): Is that possible? Part 3

Secure Software

The basic architecture of the software already supports the implementation of modern security concepts. The zenon Product Family has consistently used a service-orientated architecture. These Windows services take on the communication between the individual applications or application layers as defined and documented interfaces. The person in charge of IT or security therefore always has a […]

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Secure Software (by Design): Is that possible? Part 2

Secure Software

The issue has been promoted outside the automation industry in recent years by Microsoft, especially with the development of the Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) and has been accepted in adapted form by numerous other software manufacturers, including COPA-DATA. This standard defines, amongst other things, secure software structures, tools and measures such as training for developers […]

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Secure Software (by Design): Is that possible? Part 1

Secure Software

The issues of software security and vulnerabilities in software have long been seen across international media headlines. In the summer of 2010, the malware program “Stuxnet”, which was specially developed to attack industrial facilities, received attention and increased the call for heightened security precautions. Even though the discussion is rightly increasingly focused on security-related “systems” […]

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COPA-DATA Support & Services Website Part 2: Find Solutions more effectively – Any Time, any day

Knowledge Base

Because the FAQs and our Knowledge Base have been revised from the ground up, we would like to present you these two sources of information in more detail. The improvements include, in particular: The usability of the search Quicker returns of search results Clear communication of the results (IDs) We reacted to the feedback from […]

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COPA-DATA Support & Services Website Part 1: A Central Information and Communication Platform for zenon

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When developing solutions in a complex industrial environment, it is impossible to avoid tricky problems and challenges. In automation, this usually starts with cabling, leads to hardware and finally to the software used for a certain project. In addition to the technical features and the usability of ergonomic software such as zenon, the overall experience […]

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