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Not able to edit the register names in Modbus Device Importer in PME

Published date: 02 October 2019

Issue

User wants to edit a register name of a third party meter within Modbus Device Importer (MDI) in Power Monitoring Expert (PME), but is not able to save any changes.

 

Production Line

EcoStruxureTM Power Monitoring Expert 8.x or 7.x


Environment

Modbus Device Importer


Cause

The third party driver made does not allow changes to be saved.


Resolution
*Warning: Take backups of any files prior to modifying them. Ensure the backups are in a location that will not be overwritten (i.e. the Desktop).*
Close the Modbus Device Importer.
Go to ...:\Program Files (x86)\Schneider Electric\Power Monitoring Expert\config\translators

Open the related .ion and .xml files of the specific device type.
Within the documents, modify the places where the existing name of the register is used to the desired register name.
Save and close.


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