Retransmission - retransmission of telecommunication packets that have been damaged or lost. This is the basic mechanism used by communication protocols to ensure reliable communication. Protocols that ensure reliable communication in such networks use retransmission of missing and/or damaged packets to ensure reliability.
ActiveView can retransmit events and alarms using the Surguard protocol. Surguard messages are sent through a dedicated device. Client software which understands the Surguard protocol should be connected to the device. If you want to start using this functionality, contact your ActiveView administrator. Retransmission can be enabled for devices ex20.
Retransmission configuration allows you to set parameters used in Surguard messages. To open it, select Administration → Retransmission from the main menu.
Retransmission configuration panel contains the following elements:
Surguard (Contact ID) messages sent by ActiveView have the following form:
The RRLL part is event/alarm-independent. It is the receiver number set in the retransmission configuration.
The meanings of other parts depend on the type of the event/alarm: