How can a backup of an MNB controller, including app and links, be made so that if the controller fails, it can be completely reloaded.

Issue

Need to save the application, configuration and COV link data for an MNB-controller so that in the event the controller fails, all the information can be easily reloaded into a new controller.

Product Line

TAC I/A Series

Environment

MNB family controllers

WorkPlace Commissioning Tool, version 5.7.2 or newer

Cause

Need to save the application, configuration and COV link data for an MNB-controller so that in the event the controller fails, all the information can be easily reloaded into a new controller.

Resolution

The Backup and Restore facility of WorkPlace Commissioning Tool allows the user to backup the complete controller application, configuration, flow balance and COV link data for a single or multiple controllers or restore of a single controller on a given network in a simple operation.  The procedures for using the Backup and Restore functions of the WPCT are included in the WorkPlace Tech Tool version 5.7.2 release notes.  The Backup and Restore documentation is available via this link or by downloading the entire WorkPlace Tech Tool release 5.7.2 Release Notes from The Exchange Download Center.