What is SCADA? What is IoT?

I recently went on a work trip with one of my new programmers. He peppered me with questions on the entire trip, which was great. During our days away we worked on changing IP addresses for a small network of IP based radios. We struggled HARD to get everything connected and working again with the […]

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SCADAPack Store and Forward

Little known fact: SCADAPacks can act as a Modbus Store and Forward hub when configured properly. Lesser known fact: SCADAPacks will also Store and Forward Enron Modbus, ROC Protocol, or basically any communications protocol where the first byte of the message is the address, has messages less than 240 bytes and uses Modbus CRC for […]

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Set ClearSCADA WebX Homepage

This has been puzzling me for a while… how do you set the WebX homepage? It is useful to put the user on a landing page other than the usual WebX logo page. I know I had done this in the past for other clients, but had since forgotten. Well no longer! To set the […]

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Canadian Email-to-Text Addresses

Little known fact: You can email people text messages. We use it all the time on SCADA systems to provide text alerts to operators. The format is:¬†phonenumber@providerserver. Below is a list of the servers for Canadian mobile providers. Bell Mobility/President’s Choice txt.bell.ca Fido fido.ca Koodo msg.koodomobile.com MTS Mobility text.mtsmobility.com Rogers pcs.rogers.com Telus msg.telus.com Virgin Mobile […]

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