DataHub Email/SMS Notifications from OPC & Other Data Keep the Right People Informed

Notify From Any Data Source in DataHub

Email/SMS is a feature that can be added to any DataHub Solutions Pack or feature combination you have in a system. 

  • Send via your mail provider's SMTP server with or without SSL/TSL and SMTP authentication
  • Build messages in a point-and-click interface, embedding any datapoint in DataHub
  • Send based on trigger conditions you define, times of day, or regular intervals
  • Create simple messages with text and current values
  • Deadband any monitored point to avoid nuisance notifications
  • Build complex expressions that must be met for a notification to send
  • Format as plain text or HTML
  • Send SMS/Texts using any Email to SMS gateway software or cloud service or by emailing directly to a phone carrier's email to SMS interface

Application Examples & Benefits

  • End-of-day or shift reports 
  • Production target attainment progress updates
  • Eliminate errors, delays, and inconsistent delivery of hand sent email updates with manually collected data
  • Fully integrated with DataHub - no external or other software to configure
  • Populate an Excel spreadsheet, and email the file to key people
  • Notify on OS, hardware & application health 
  • Alert based on data changes in a database
  • Alert on OPC DA or UA data
  • Alert on OPC A&E or OPC UA A&C (V10) data
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Free Video Training

Use this free (9 minute) tutorial to learn how to connect to OPC servers, monitor process values and send Email and SMS messages.


Alert on Server or Computer System Health 

Would you rather find out about a potential problem when your system goes down, or when IT gets around to letting you know or when the warning signs appear?

Combining the DataHub System Monitor and Email/SMS features in DataHub can enable you to monitor many things such as:

  • Memory or CPU utilization
  • Available Disk Space
  • Process status
  • Network Interface (NIC) utilization


Alert When Data Stops Flowing

When using DataHub's secure, firewall, DMZ & Proxy friendly tunneling feature, you can combine the self-monitoring and recovery monitoring features included to generate alerts from the Email/SMS feature. 


Related Feature: Alarm Generation and OPC Alarm Delivery

For more advanced users, consider the DataHub V10 Alarm Generation & Notifications and OPC UA Alarms and Conditions (A&C) features to generate OPC A&E and OPC UA A&C based notifications.

Consume them with your favorite Alarm notification application or use the DataHub Email/SMS feature. 

Learn the difference between Email/SMS and Alarms/Notifications DataHub Features

Licensing the Email/SMS Feature

This feature can be added on to any DataHub Solution Pack or included in any custom solution pack. 

The DataHub Email/SMS feature is typically combined with these Solution Packs 

  • Bridging
  • Tunneling
  • Logging
  • System Monitor
  • OPC Gateway
  • IoT Gateway

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