What are Watchdog Alarms and how do they work?
Importing your AlarmAgent.com RTU activates the web site's "Watchdog" feature. This feature will require the web site to expect regularly scheduled reports from the RTU.
Scheduled Reports include:
- Pump Performance Reports
- Template Reports
- Analog Reports
- Comm-Check Reports
The Watchdog Timer indicates how frequently the web site expects to receive periodic scheduled report transmissions from the RTU . If any such periodic report is missed, a Watchdog Alarm is created.
A watchdog alarm is created if a daily report is not received within 90 minutes of the scheduled basetime.
- A watchdog alarm is created if a comm-check report is not received within 15 minutes of the scheduled basetime.
- You select which group to nofify in the event of a missed report by clicking the RTU's Alarm Config tab.