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Updated March 20th, 2024 by Aaron Low

Logging In

Using Google Chrome v73 or above, Firefox or Microsoft Edge on a machine that meets the IMS’ minimum requirements, browse to the IMS URL, similar to the form: https://imsurl.domain.com. Once you see the landing page, either enter your domain username and password or a local. user/pass combination if you have been supplied one:...

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Updated September 30th, 2021 by Aaron Low

RF Planning

The RF Planning tool gives the user the ability to make RF predictions based on the 3D terrain data. RF Plans are collections of RF Transmitters. Each RF Transmitter can be individually configured, with many parameters able to be modified. There is a simple way to use RF Planning, it is called On-click Mode. This mode allows a user to point and clic...

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Updated July 20th, 2023 by Aaron Low

IMS Internal Changelog v1.13.2

v1.13.2 General notes Reworked the SNMPv2 and SNMPv3 connector construction Added HIM poller - for OTSC use only Added a new polling engine for the CAT HIM device. Note that this is for OTSC internal use only and as such should have the otsc_internal text as part of the system name, e.g.: { "name": "otsc_internal CAT HIM Poller", "site_ids": [], "ty...

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Updated April 19th, 2023 by Aaron Low

Waiwanaka IMS Mobile Application

Introduction IMS has a progressive web app that gives a simplified view of the Assets in IMS. You are able to use it to make notes, comments and updating locations on assets. Installing the application on your mobile phone If you are using iOS, please use Safari. If you are using Android, please use Chrome. Using your browser go to: https://waiwanak...

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Updated October 26th, 2022 by Aaron Low

IMS v1.13 and earlier

v1.13.6 (2022-05-19) NEW FEATURES: Added support for OpenID Connect (OIDC) with the Azure AD OIDC provider FIXES: Fixed the error messages that appear when the user fails to log in. Now the error messages should reflect the reason for the failure, which will allow for more straightforward troubleshooting CHANGES: Added the ability for an IMS install...

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Updated September 30th, 2021 by Aaron Low

Zones (Geofences)

There are four types of Zones available in IMS. As you add Zones, they will appear in their respective categories in Zones > List Ignore Stats – these zones automatically ignore the network data / stats that are collected inside them. This could be useful for areas of the mine that have poor IP connectivity and it is expected, say for example, a ...

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Updated November 28th, 2022 by Aaron Low

Heat Maps

Heat Map functionality allows a user to see a visualised trail on the map that represents data captured from Assets. The Data drop-down allows the user to select different types of data to Heat Map. The Heat Map tool shades areas of the Map based on a statistic. The Heat Map displays an overlay of dots, where each dot shows an aggregation (e.g. aver...

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Updated June 23rd, 2023 by Aaron Low

Error accessing Wireless Manager

If you see an error such as: It is indicative of a few problems. To troubleshoot, follow these steps: Browse to http://get.webgl.org Check to see if that page says that your browser supports WebGL. If it says that your browser does supportWebGL, do the following: email otsc@ftpsolutions.com.au with a screenshot of the error, please include the IMS v...

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Updated July 3rd, 2023 by Aaron Low

IMS v1.14

v1.14.11 (2023-06-25) (Build 387) NEW FEATURES: Users can select the Colour By Connection line separately for WiFi and LTE connections CHANGES: Added a customisable timeout for PDF report generation Next Hop field in InfoBox now shows additional information for LTE networks Improved Heat Map filtering FIXES: Fix remote instance mode causing unreliab...

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Updated October 10th, 2022 by Aaron Low

Feature Layers

IMS users often perform their own light GIS tasks in tools like Google Earth Pro where the output is KML/KMZ.  The IMS Feature Layers allow IMS to manage KML so that users didn't need to drag in KML/KMZ files every time they wanted it visualized and it allows a convenient way to share KML/KMZ with other IMS users. Let's check it out! This example us...

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Updated April 3rd, 2023 by Aaron Low

Configuring the IMS Syslog Listener

Filtering incoming syslogs The IMS Syslog receiver instance can be configured with a text blacklist and whitelist in order to reduce noise in the logs that are consumed and stored in the IMS database. An example of a complete config: { "config": { "log_text_blacklist": [ r"%ILPOWER-[0-9]+-CONTROLLER_PORT_ERR", r"%ILPOWER-[0-9]+-POWER_GRANTED", r"%LI...

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Updated June 8th, 2023 by Aaron Low

Setup: gli_gl_b-1300

Flashing Instructions https://git.openwrt.org/?p=openwrt/openwrt.git;a=commit;h=04d3308b6248ef21a6f0bc3378b342906c2d2865 Installation:  Method 1:  - use serial port to stop uboot  - uboot command: run lf  Method 2: - push down reset button and power on - wait until three leds constantly on then release - upgrade by uboot web at http://192.168.1.1 No...

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Updated August 11th, 2023 by Aaron Low

Filtering and Finding Assets

Filtering and Finding Assets In the centre panel, find the Assets module and change to the list tab. The List tab has a search box that allows a user to enter any identifying information to locate an Asset or IP Device in the list of Assets / IP Devices. MAC , IP, tag , name, and type can be used to search for the device that you require.   If you c...

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