Error message Invalid Object Name or Failed to transfer application file to TAC Vista in System Plug-In

Issue

  • Error message "Invalid Object Name"
  • Error message "Failed to transfer application file to TAC Vista"

     

Product Line

TAC Vista

Environment

  • LonMaker
  • NL220
  • Menta
  • TAC Vista System Plug-In

Cause

Error message "Invalid Object Name" appears when browsing in a Menta file in TAC Vista.

Add it via the System Plug-in results in an error saying "Failed to transfer application file to TAC Vista"
 

Resolution

This could have different causes.

  • There could be a signal name that is to long (longer than 20 characters).
  • The problem can also be that there is an ALARM that have an alarm controller object defined that are using a $ (other than the default $Alr_Cntrl). TAC Vista will try to add the object and you are not allowed to add objects with $ in them.

For more help see Lessons Learned Article #4769.