Siemens PLC: Output Text Values
The check simply outputs the current text of string values reported by Siemens PLC (SPS) devices.
You need to use and configure the special agent
agent_siemens_plc which is using the SNAP7
library to communicate with the Siemens PLC. When you are using OMD, everything is already
installed and configured. In manual setups, you will need to ensure that the snap7 library
and python module
snap7 are installed.
To make temperature values available for the check, you need to configure the memory addresses
and data types to read from the device as temperature values.
The checks does always returns
Name of the device and the mode seperated by a space
One service is created for each configured text value.