In Data Inputs, "Data Groups" now replaces "Type."
If you want to compare multiple data inputs for the same asset, you need a unique name for each data input “Data Group” within an asset. This will allow you to compare data inputs across assets with the same “Data Group” when viewing an Asset Report.
If you get an “Data Validation Error,” this means you have the same “Data Group” name for more than one data input for the same asset. See below for steps to resolve.
- A customer has 4 data inputs assign to 2 assets that show current/amp measurements:
- The customer gets a ““Data Validation Error” because the data input “Type” for both the Left and Right Shaft Amp data inputs have “Data Group” as “Current”
To fix this, go to the Data Input and hit edit the configuration.
Re-name each “Data Group” with a unique name specific to this asset.
Data Group Recommended Naming Schema: "Data Input Name" + " - Data Group Name"
Data Group: Current
Asset Name: B1
- Data Input Name: "B1 Left Shaft"
- Data Group: "B1 Left Shaft - Current"
- Data Input Name: "B1 Right Shaft"
- Data Group: "B1 Right Shaft - Current"
Now, you can create an Asset Report to compare the data inputs on each asset.
- If you didn’t change the “Data Group” to be unique, you wouldn’t be able to differentiate between Left and Right Shaft Current:
- However, once you made the “Data Group” to be unique to each asset, you will be able to differentiate:
If you migrated from Machines to Assets and received the error message: “please remove duplicated data types/groups before trying again,” follow the steps below to find the issues:
Search for the Machine with the error message:
Note all the Data Inputs tied to the Machine (there CANNOT be data inputs with the same Data Group name):
Navigate to Data Inputs and filter for the Data Group where there may be duplicates for data inputs on this Machine:
Change the Data Group name for the data inputs on this machine so every data input on this Machine has a unique each Data Group (follow the Data Group Recommended Naming Schema above):
As a final step to check, filter by the duplicate Data Group again to make sure no Data Inputs on this machine have the same Data Group name.