InsightCM is a software solution for online monitoring to be used with Cutsforth monitoring hardware. In the InsightCM web application, you can configure and manage monitoring devices, set alarm rules, view acquired data, determine how InsightCM stores data, and more.

Refer to the list below to learn what's new in InsightCM 3.8.5.

New Device Types

InsightCM now supports the following device types: MMS-9042, MMS-9047, and IR-9042.

New Installer

Custom database and data directories can now be specified during installation.

Licensing

InsightCM now uses Software Key for license management, see Licensing InsightCM

HTTP API Improvements

Alarm rules are now included when fetching assets from the server, see Accessing InsightCM Data Services Using HTTP API.

Upgraded MongoDB and PostgreSQL

InsightCM now uses MongoDB 4.2.19 and PostgreSQL 11.16.

New File Path

C:\Program Files\Cutsforth\InsightCM\

New Service Names

InsightCM 3.8 and InsightCM MongoDB

System Recommendations

The following sections describe the recommended specifications for the InsightCM Server. InsightCM and SystemLink are incompatible and should be installed on separate servers.

Note Cutsforth recommends using solid state drives to improve disk throughput.

Systems with fewer than 10 Monitoring Devices

Systems with fewer than 50 Monitoring Devices

Systems with more than 50 Monitoring Devices

  • Windows 10 64-bit Professional

  • 2.2 GHz, 4-core processor

  • 16 GB RAM

  • One physical hard drive for OS, program installation, and storing data files—At least 500 GB disk space

  • Windows Server 2016 or 2019

  • 2.2 GHz, 8-core processor

  • 16 GB RAM

  • Two physical hard drives:

    • For OS and program installation—At least 250 GB disk space

    • For storing data files—At least 1 TB disk space

  • Windows Server 2016 or 2019

  • 3 GHz, 16-core processor

  • 32 GB RAM

  • Two physical hard drives:

    • For OS and program installation—At least 250 GB disk space

    • For storing data files—At least 2 TB disk space

Note If you use the InsightCM Server Enterprise Gateway Toolkit add-on with OSIsoft PI System software, you must install the OSIsoft PI Asset Framework (AF) Client.

 
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