This Article Applies From:
DeMeter 2.1  


The following article intends to explain the best workflow for users to take when working with DeMeter configuration. By doing so, users can ensure that no parts of their configuration are without information whilst also avoiding doing parts of their configuration multiple times.


1  Home Menu

2  Workflow

Home Menu  

Upon accessing the DeMeter Configurator, the user is redirected the the Home menu. From this menu, users can choose to load the current configuration, apply any changes they may have made, import or export configurations.

Apply the configuration open in the browser to the installed DeMeter Service.
Load the current configuration from the installed DeMeter Service to the browser.
Rollback the configuration used by the installed DeMeter Service to the one used previously.
Open a saved configuration file (.json) in the browser.
Save the open configuration in the browser to a file (.json)


When first setting up the DeMeter configuration, it is recommended to work primarily top to bottom when looking at the navigation bar. By doing so, you first will ensure that all the lower level parts of your configuration are in place prior to make larger changes.

  • Home - Load, apply, import and export service configurations.
  • Connectors - Define all of the devices for which DeMeter should relay data.
  • Line Layout - Define where within your organisation connectors are and how they should be found by dashboard viewers.
  • Shift Times - Define when production, breaks, maintenance and more are happening so that metrics are calculated only during important time periods.
  • Shift Targets - Define targets such as part to produce and associate them to specific shift times.
  • Dashboards - Choose which dashboards are available to viewers and what to display on them.
  • Custom Dashboards - Add and manage custom dashboards
  • Alert Manager - Choose whether to track alerts on dashboards and DeMeter Assistant. Operator calls from Pivotware. User Info Messages from tightening controllers.
  • Settings - Define Service Settings and Information.
  • Diagnostics - Oversee active communications, alerts and collect logs from the service.