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The Settings screens are where you can configure application, security, and license settings for Arundo Edge. You can also delete historical tag data from here.

Settings screen


Getting There

Select Settings on the sidebar and then select the relevant screen.


Configuring General Settings

Here's how to configure general settings for Arundo Edge.

  1. Select Settings | General on the sidebar.
  2. Select Show system information on the dashboard to display metrics about the local system on the Dashboard.

    Note

    When you deselect this option, the Information panel no longer displays on the Dashboard.

  3. Click Update.


Deleting Historical Data

You can delete historical tag data to free up disk space on your edge device. Here's how.

  1. Select Settings | General on the sidebar.
  2. Move down to the Maintenance panel.
  3. In Clear locally stored values, select the following options as necessary:

    • Select Sent to delete values stored for data sent to your cloud environment.
    • Select Not Sent to delete values stored for data not yet sent to your cloud environment.
  4. Click Delete Tags.


Enabling SSL Encryption

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption establishes secure connections to protect your data. Here's how to enable SSL encryption for data sent from Arundo Edge.

Prerequisites

  • Purchase an SSL certificate
  • Download the SSL certificate files to the edge device
  • Install the SSL certificate on the edge device
  1. Select Settings | Security on the sidebar.
  2. Select Enable HTTPS protocol.
  3. In Certification, click Choose File and select the SSL certificate file.
  4. In Key, click Choose File and select the private key for the SSL certificate.
  5. (Optional) In CA (Certificate authority), click Choose File and select the CA bundle file for the SSL certificate.
  6. Click Update.

Upgrading from a Trial License

Here how to upgrade from a Trial to a Full license.

Prerequisite

Get a License Key

  1. Select Settings | License on the sidebar.
  2. Enter your license key.
  3. Click Validate.

    • If the validation is successful, no further action is required.
    • If the validation is unsuccessful, contact our Customer Support team for further assistance.

Connecting to Arundo Edge Manager

Arundo Edge Manager is a browser-based, remote management application for Arundo Edge. Once you connect an edge device to Arundo Edge Manager, you can monitor the device from anywhere and deploy machine learning models to the device.

Here's how to connect an edge device to Arundo Edge Manager.

Prerequisite

Add the device to Arundo Edge Manager and generate an edge device token.

  1. Select Settings | Edge Manager on the sidebar.
  2. Enter the edge device token generated when you added the device to Arundo Edge Manager.
  3. Click Update.

Setting Up Warm Storage

You can store data in a TimescaleDB warm storage database on your edge device. This gives you the ability to operate Edge with a local historian and store tag values selectively for longer periods of time.

If you are running machine learning models on the edge, this gives your models the ability to query historical time series data to deliver insights.

Here's how to set up warm storage on your edge device.

Prerequisite

Install Arundo Edge v3.0 (676) or later

  1. Select Settings | Warm Storage on the sidebar.
  2. In Host, enter the IP or URL for your warm storage database.
  3. In Port, enter the port to use for the connection to the warm storage database.
  4. In Database, enter the name of your warm storage database.
  5. In User and Password, enter the login credentials for Arundo Edge.
  6. (Optional) Complete the following to delete historic tag data automatically:

  7. Select Enable automatic cleanup.

  8. In Daily run time, select the time to delete old tag data each day.
  9. In Max age (days), select the number of days worth of data to keep in the warm storage database.

  10. Click Update.


Last update: June 15, 2020