Level II (Advanced) Niagara4 CertificationTraining

 

 

Level II (Advanced) Niagara 4 Certification Training class outline. 

 

 

Basic class outline: Day 1

 

Understanding the System Passphrase

  • System Passphrase concept and purpose
  • Resetting the System Passphrase

 

Interpreting and Understanding the Baja Doc Files

Niagara Object Model

Adding a Bacnet Network to the Station

  • Adding the network as a slot to the Drivers component
  • Adding controllers to the Bacnet Network from a pallet
  • Configuring the Bacnet controllers

 

Program Service / Batch Editor

  • Finding components in a station using the Baja Query Language (BQL) Query Builder
    • Understanding Scope, Extent, and Predicate settings
  • Renaming components using the Batch Editor
  • Tagging components using the Batch Editor
    • Removing and editing tags using the Batch Editor
  • Adding components using the Batch Editor
    • Adding a history extension using the Batch Editor
    • Editing a history extension using the Batch Editor
  • Modifying components using the Batch Editor
  • Setting slot flags using the Batch Editor

 

BQL Select Statements

  • BQL Select Syntax
  • Setting up a BQL Query using the Query Builder
    • Setting up a Query using the ORD dialog
  • BQL Grids
    • Space temperature report
    • Space temperature history report
  • Understanding a BQL Query Builder Projection
  • Running a query against the station
  • Running a query against a history file
  • BQL Aggregate Functions
  • BQL History Rollup Query
  • BQL Predicates, Greater Than and Less Than statements
  • BQL Select statements, Having and Order By clauses

 

Niagara Entity Query Language (NEQL)

  • NEQL Syntax
  • Comparative statements
  • Traversing a relationship

 

Tag Dictionaries / Data Modeling

  • Niagara Tag Dictionary
  • Haystack Tag Dictionary
  • Creating a custom tag dictionary
    • Tag types
    • Relation ID components
  • Exporting a tag dictionary to a CSV file
  • Modifying a dictionary CSV file in Excel
  • Importing a CSV file to a tag dictionary
  • Tag Rules

 

 

Building Relationships in the Station

  • Relation IDs
  • Creating relationships in a wire sheet
  • Creating relationships using the Relation Mark tool
  • Implied relations

 

Creating Hierarchies

  • Query Level Definitions
  • Relation Level Definitions
  • Group Level Definitions
  • List Level Definitions
  • Named Group Definitions
  • Query Context

 

 

 

Day 3

 

Meta Data Browser

  • Reviewing direct tags in the Meta Data Browser
  • Adding Meta Data using the Meta Data Browser
  • Removing Meta Data using the Meta Data Browser
  • Editing Meta Data using the Meta Data Browser

 

History Groups

  • Purpose of History Groups
  • Setting up History Groups
  • Adding the needed Meta Data for History Groups

 

History NAV Shortcuts

 

Series Transforms

  • Understanding history databases in a Niagara station
  • Understanding the purpose of a series transform
  • Set up a Composite Transform
  • Setting up an Aggregate Series Transform
  • Setting up a Rollup Series Transform
  • Setting up a Timeshift Series Transform
  • Creating a PX view report using a Series Transform component

 

Reports

  • Report using a Series Transform
  • Report using a Component Grid
  • Report using a Bound Table
  • Generating reports
    • Generating a PDF file report
    • Emailing a report
    • Building a Report PX View

 

JACE Metrics and Diagnostics

  • Understanding NRE Memory
  • History limits in different JACE models
  • JACE Memory Pools
  • Checking JACE resource usage

 

Diagnosing Server-Side Errors

 

Diagnosing Client-Side Errors

 

Data Recovery Service

 

Creating a Supervisor Station

 

Security Certificates

  • Understanding the TLS security concept and encryption
  • Certificate Signing Authorities
  • Niagara’s self-signed server certificate
  • Creating a Root CA certificate
  • Creating a Server Certificate
  • Creating a certificate signing request
  • Signing a server certificate
  • Adding the signed certificate to the User Key Store
  • Assigning the signed certificate to the server

 

Setting up a Niagara Network

  • Connecting the stations together
  • Creating and organizing Niagara proxied points
    • JACE station to Supervisor Station
    • Supervisor station to JACE station

 

  • Learning Meta Data tags into the Supervisor station
  • Sending alarms from the JACE station to the Supervisor
    • Maintaining alarm segregation from the JACE to the Supervisor

 

  • Importing History to a Supervisor station
    • On Demand Polling in the Supervisor station
  • Reusing JACE station PX views in a Supervisor Station
  • Creating a Home Page
  • Creating a PX Include
  • Creating an All Points In Manual report executed with a hyperlink button
  • Point Export Tags
    • Configuring stations to Join
    • Category Filters: Organizing station info into categories
    • Using the Workbench Job Service view
    • Adding Export Tags to points individually and with the Batch Editor
    • Organizing points into point folders during a Join by using BFormat
    • Setting station display names

 

  • System History Import Tags
    • Adding the history import tag
    • Configuring and executing the import

 

  • Importing Schedules / Global Schedule Configuration
  • PX View Tags
  • Provisioning Service in the Supervisor Station

 

Day 5, Written and Station Certification Test

 

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: There is an enforced pre-requisite to attend this class. You MUST be Niagara 4 Certified at Level I before you can attend this Level II class. We will verify certification with Tridium when you register for the class. Additionally, we strongly suggest that you have a good working knowledge of Niagara 4

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: The certification training classes offered by M.O.V. Training Services are fast paced, intensive training classes on a sophisticated software program. These classes ARE NOT classes on how to use Microsoft Windows. Students who register for these classes are expected to have at least basic skills on a Windows 7 or newer computer (note, Windows 7 is used on the computers you will use in the classroom). If you don't know the difference between a right and left mouse click, these classes are not for you. You are informed here that the class WILL NOT slow down to accommodate students who can't navigate file paths or perform other basic Windows computer functions. No refund of tuition will be made to students who don't heed this information.

 

 

Niagara 4 Level II (Advanced) Certification Training schedule:

 

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  • Boston, MA:  June 22 - 26, 2020  Sponsored by Control Consultants,  THIS IS AN ASD SPONSORED CLASS! This class will be presented online and is available to everyone!   Online class information
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  • Online Training class:  October 26 - 30, 2020  Sponsored by M.O.V. Training Services,  This class will be presented online and is available to everyone!   Online class information