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Output control options on a Netbotz version 3 appliance

Issue:

Output control options on a Netbotz version 3 appliance

Product Line:

NetBotz

Environment:

Netbotz Version 3

Cause:

Configuration options.

Resolution:

Output Control:

To configure a supported output control device, double-click the Output Control icon to start the Output
Control task. A list of devices connected to your appliance appears.
Output control label settings
Select a device from the Output Control Configuration window and click Settings.
1. Type a label for this device in the Label field.
2. Select options for Unplugged alert severity and Unplugged alert profile, and click OK.
Output control external port settings
Select a device from the Output Control Configuration window and click External Ports. To modify
devices connected to your output control devices, perform the following steps:


1. Select the output control action to assign to the corresponding port from Relay Output Type.

The following output types and states are available when the output control devices is wired between the NO (Normally Open) and COM terminals on the appliance:
. None: No output action is associated with this port.
. One-Second Button (NC): When activated, a normally closed (NC) relay is switched to an
open state for 1 second, and then switched back to closed.
. One-Second Button (NO): When activated, a normally open (NO) relay is switched to a
closed state for 1 second, and then switched back to open.
. Switch (NC): When activated, a normally closed (NC) relay is switched to an open state.
. Switch (NO): When activated, a normally open (NO) relay is switched to a closed state.
. Ten-Second Button (NC): When activated, a normally closed (NC) relay is switched to an
open state for 10 seconds, and then switched back to closed.
. Ten-Second Button (NO): When activated, a normally open (NO) relay is switched to a
closed state for 10 seconds, and then switched back to open.
. Reboot Button: When activated, power to the outlet is interrupted for 10 seconds, and then
restored.

The following output types and states are available when the output control devices is wired between the NC (Normally Closed) and COM terminals on the appliance:
. None: No output action is associated with this port.
. One-Second Button (NC): When activated, a normally closed (NC) relay is switched to a closed state for 1 second, and then switched back to open.
. One-Second Button (NO): When activated, a normally open (NO) relay is switched to an open state for 1 second, and then switched back to closed.
. Switch (NC): When activated, a normally closed (NC) relay is switched to a closed state.
. Switch (NO): When activated, a normally open (NO) relay is switched to an open state.
. Ten-Second Button (NC): When activated, a normally closed (NC) relay is switched to a closed state for 10 seconds, and then switched back to open.
. Ten-Second Button (NO): When activated, a normally open (NO) relay is switched to an open state for 10 seconds, and then switched back to closed.
. Reboot Button: When activated, power to the outlet is interrupted for 10 seconds, and then restored.

NOTE: Wiring the output control device between the NO and NC terminals will result in an always-open state.


2. In the Port Label field, type a label to identify the device connected to the output control device
port.

3. Click OK .
Defining custom output action types. You can add custom output action types by clicking Add
Custom... Once created, custom output action types are available from the Relay Output Type list.
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