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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Secure ClearSCADA WebX

This is slowly coming… the need to secure our SCADA web clients. What follows are some configuration tricks for getting WebX secure and also enabling the ‘new’ WebX to talk properly to ‘original’ WebX for the purposes of client ease of use (mostly to let them have full Mimics and Maps at the same time). […]

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MQTT – Is This the Protocol We’re Looking For?

The industrial automation world is just buzzing with internet of things (IoT) news and industrial internet of things (IIoT). SCADA software, polling drivers, field Ethernet to serial gateways and just about everyone else is taking advantage of the new buzzwords. One of the new primary protocols for IIoT devices is MQTT. Last month I attended the Well […]

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