How to add 3rd party BACnet devices (including Viconics devices) to StruxureWare Building Operation Automation Server (AS)
StruxureWare Building Operation AS-B (all versions)
Integration to an existing BACnet network.
In order to learn and add the 3rd party BACnet devices, do the following:
- In the AS, right-click on the MSTP Network, then select New > BACnet device
- In the Create Object > BACnet device window, type the name of the 3rd party device, then click Next
- In the Basic Settings window, select the "Upload from BACnet device" button. In the Instance ID field, type in the instance number (device ID) of the device, then click Create
- After a few seconds, the device will appear in the tree under the selected MSTP network. The 3rd party device is now available for BACnet interoperability
NOTE: To bring in the objects in the newly created device, right-click on it in the tree, then click "Upload"