Devices (Hardware)

On this page you see the full list of supported device, and you can also add new hardware.

If the list is rather long, use the filter to quickly find a necessary device - search by name, GUID, port, command, directory name (plus text mask).

Device Properties

Push the Create Device button to add a new hardware. It assumes that you have hardware protocol and a script written specially for this kind of device.

  • Enter device's name.
  • Enter a name for the directory where to locate the script. By default, this directory is located in Wialon installation directory …/plugins/avl_comm_server/hw/.
  • Define TCP port to transfer data. If you use firewall, do not forget to open this port.
  • Indicate UDP port to transfer data. If you use firewall, do not forget to open this port.
  • Define timeout (default value is 300 sec). This is time to maintain TCP connection before break it if there is no incoming data. Here you can use negative values which means that this hardware is used as a retranslator. Even in this case timeout value is taken into account. It is not recommended to change timeout default value.

To edit these properties, click on device name in the table.


The following actions can be performed over a user as system object:

  • delete – delete device. A device cannot be deleted if there are units with this type of equipment. You should delete or edit them first. To find these units, go to the Units page and set up the filtration by device type.
  • begin_comm – begin commutation that is activate the script when data through this port comes.
  • end_comm – end commutation that is stop executing the script. In this case all data coming through this port will be lost.

If there are any devices containing additional adjustable parameters, sometimes it is required to press the Reinitialize devices button to apply these parameters. These parameters are adjusted for each unit individually on the General of its properties dialog (there will be a special edit button near the chosen device type).

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