Category Archives: Software

George’s CBAS Tips, November 2021

The Hardware Report

In the last year, I wrote extensively about Reports but didn’t discuss the Hardware Report in detail. The Hardware Report in CBAS can be a useful tool in building automation, from troubleshooting to estimating. In many cases, technicians and engineers will print these reports for each controller and place them inside the panel containing the controller.

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George’s CBAS Tips, September 2021

How to Erase a Controller’s Database

Occasionally you may find a need to erase the database on a controller.  Perhaps you made significant changes to the controller’s database and would like to force an immediate download, or you are wanting to reset the controller to factory default. Did you know there are actually 4 different ways to accomplish this?

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George’s CBAS Tips, August 2021

How to Set Up Secure Passwords for Users in CBAS 20

Cybersecurity in today’s modern world is serious business. As the technologies used in Smart Buildings become more advanced it is important to ensure that the components that make up these systems are secure in an effort to mitigate the risk of cyberattacks. 

Computrols consistently develops and improves the security of our products in an effort to ensure the security of the systems that our products control within the buildings that we live, work, learn, and play.

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CBAS Web Update

Security vulnerabilities in Computrols’ CBAS Web were recently identified and patches for these vulnerabilities have been rolled into the latest release of the CBAS Web software. The Computrols team worked rapidly to patch the affected sites and address these vulnerabilities. As usual, customer security and satisfaction are our top priorities. If your site has been patched, you should have been notified by a member of the Computrols team. If you are unsure if your site has been patched, please contact your Computrols representative or call 504-529-1413 to speak with our tech support team.

 

George’s CBAS Tips, February 2019

History Save Settings

I think everyone who is familiar with Computrols Building Automation Software (CBAS) is aware that CBAS automatically saves History data, also known as “Trend” data, on all points in the database.  When dealing with Analog points, the frequency and resolution of these graphs is automatically set for you by CBAS. Did you know it is possible to see more detail on a graph?

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