TMAS - Equipment Inventory - How to setup a Bricksteam traffic counter

How to Setup

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    The purpose of this article is to provide information on how to configure a Brickstream traffic counter to communicate its traffic to the SMS Hosted TMAS SaaS software.  There are also certain Brickstream device requirements which need to be met prior to establishing an initial first successful communication.

    Process Requirements

    • Brickstream Device must have an encryption license installed on the device - Contact to obtain a license.
    • Brickstream must have been calibrated with the height and line settings - verify device user manual on how to calibrate the device for counting.
    • Brickstream must be programmed with the SMS TMAS specific device configuration settings listed below.
    • Brickstream device must be assigned to a location in the SMS TMAS software platform.

    Brickstream Device Configuration Settings

    1. Input valid device name in IP Settings. This will appear in the assignment list to locate the device easier. 
    2. Input valid NTP settings
    3. Save NTP Setting
    4. Select Sync Now 
    5. Select Data Delivery
    6. Input if device is compatible with TLS 1.2 otherwise use for TLS 1.0
    7. Input Port 443
    8. Enter URL /tmas/optexrcv.jsp
    9. Set aggregation Level - 15mins
    10. Set delivery schedule - 15mins
    11. Set Encrypt Data to YES
    12. Click Save
    13. Select Administer
    14. Click Reboot 

    TMAS Equipment Inventory Assignment

    1. Login to TMAS
    2. Select Location to add equipment in Location options. (Refer to Manage Locations help reference if location does not exist and needs to be created.)
    3. Select Configure
    4. Select Equipment Inventory
    5. Click Add
    6. Select Device 
    7. Click Next
    8. Input the device MAC address
    9. Click Next
    10. Input Device Name
    11. Confirm Brickstream 
    12. Click Next
    13. Set Interval - 15minutes
    14. Set timezone to timezone for location where device is
    15. Click Finish 
    16. Refresh and Verify device has been added successfully

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