[Device] OpcUa Extender Server upload MySQL database and Grafana

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[Device] OpcUa Extender Server upload MySQL database and Grafana

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Utilize the OpcUa extender Server to retrieve power meter data and upload it to the MySQL database, and then employ the data visualization platform Grafana to present the data stored in the database.
In this case, OpcUa extender serves as a Opcua server, which retrieve power meter information and transfer to MySQL database.

System block:
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  • Power meter: PM-3133-100P
  • RS485 to USB adapter
  • Working machine: NIFE-105
System architecture:
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Operating step:
Hardware connection:
Install clip-on CT onto the power cable, and according to the user manual, connect the L and N terminals of the power meter in parallel with the corresponding terminals of the cable(1P2W-1CT).
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Also connect PM-3133 to working machine NIFE-105 with USB to RS485 adapter.

OpcUa Extender Server retrievie power meter:
Look up the registers for voltage, current and power in the user manual, and configure the register addresses in the OpcUa Extender Server.

Modbus register of PM3133:
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Configuration of OpcUa Extender Server:

Code: Select all

Va	Va	Powermeter_Rtu	FLOAT		34353	1
Ia	Ia	Powermeter_Rtu	FLOAT		34355	1
kWa	kWa	Powermeter_Rtu	FLOAT		34357	1
Upload the configuration .csv file to OpcUa Extender Server:
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We will obtain the float format values for voltage, current, and power from addresses 34353, 34355, and 34357 respectively.

OpcUa Extender Server historical setting:
The OpcUa extender uploads historical data for each individual node. Therefore, the configuration should be done for each node individually.

Shift to the "Historical" sheet and set the Historical configuration:
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Right click to add a new node:
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Configure every node to the historical editor:
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p.s. NodeID can be found in the UaExpert in the redbox of the picture below. Follow step2 and step3 in posting.php?mode=edit&p=142 to see how to get the node information on UaExpert
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Configure MySQL database:
Before uploading data to the database, database should be setup first.
Setup a new connection to the database in workbench.
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Setup a password for the user uploaded data from the OpcUa extender server.
Goto "Server" > "User and Privileges"
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Select or add an user for OpcUa Extender Server and setup a password.
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Connect OpcUa Extender Server to MySQL database:
Shift to the "Database" sheet, configure database setting.
Database: MySQL 8.x or MySQL 5.x
Hostname: (your database hostname)
Username: (your username)
Password: (your user password)
Default Schema: (the schema you want to upload)
Default Table: (the table in the schema you want to upload)
Click the "Test Connection" button to connect to MySQL.
Then click the "Init. Database" button to initialize the tables in MySQL.
p.s. You may go to viewtopic.php?t=108 for more detailed information to database connection of OpcUa extender server and IoT Studio.
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Now, MySQL database is ready to receive information from the power meter.

Visualize electricity meter data from the MySQL database on a Grafana dashboard.

Connect MySQL database to Grafana.
Goto "Connection" on the left option bar > find "MySQL" > "Add new data source"
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Configure MySQL database connection.
Enter Host URL, Database name, Username and Password.
And click "Save & test". Message "Database Connection OK" will show if database connection succeed.
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Add a dashboard on the Grafana.
Goto "Dashboard" on the left option bar > "Create Dashboard" > "Add visualization" > select the data source we just added "mysql".
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Now, power meter data can now be visualized on a Grafana dashboard.
Best Regards,
OpcUa Support Team
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