Gateway Property Reference
After you launch the Gateway, you can define the high-level settings that apply to the entire Gateway by going to the Config > Gateway Settings on the Gateway Webpage. From this page, you can use the default values or define a new setting.
Is a unique name for this Ignition installation. It is used to distinguish this server from others on the network when working with multiple Ignition installations.
System User Source
Is the user source used to secure access to the Gateway, as well as to the Designer.
Gateway Config Role(s)
Is a comma-separated list of roles, one of which is required to log into the Gateway's configuration section. These roles must be defined in the System User Source.
Status Page Role(s)
The required roles to access the Gateway's Status section. Leave blank to remove security restrictions for this section.
Home Page Role(s)
The required roles to access the Gateway's Home section. Leave blank to remove security restrictions for this section. Note that this is only used to limit the access to the homepage itself, each project has its own user source for limiting access to the runtimes.
Users must belong to one of these roles in order to have access for logging into the Designer. Multiple roles can be specified by separating them with commas.
|Create Project Role(s)||Users must belong to one of these roles in order to create a new Designer project. Multiple roles can be specified by separating them with commas.|
|Allow User Admin|
Allows the administration of the Gateway's system user source from the Designer and Client. Unless this is enabled, anything outside of the Gateway Configure page is prevented from altering the Gateway's system user source.
|Allow Designer SSO||Allows single-sign-on authentication for logging into the Designer if the Gateway user source supports it.|
Whether or not alarm properties such as acknowledgment should persist across Gateway restarts.
|Homepage Redirect URL||The URL this gateway will redirect to when http://ip:port/ is visited. Can either be a relative path (e.g., /web/home), or fully qualified (e.g., https://inductiveautomation.com).|
As of version 8.0.3 this setting has been moved to the Networking > Web Server page.
Forces the clients to use SSL encrypted communication when talking to the Gateway. It is highly recommended that you purchase and install a genuine SSL certificate if you use this option. See Installing a Genuine SSL Certificate.
Gateway Scripting Project
|The name of the Project in which Gateway-scoped scripts with no project affiliation can access user script libraries.|
Gateway Audit Profile
The name of the audit profile that Gateway-scoped actions will log to. See Auditing Actions Reference.
The maximum amount of memory that the Designer has access to.
Disables the Direct3D rendering pipeline launched clients. Direct3D can cause performance problems with XOR painting. (affects clients on Windows only)
Disables the DirectDraw system for launched clients. Can be useful for some video cards that don't support DirectDraw well. (affects clients on Windows only)
Local Vision Client Fallback
Enable Local Fallback
Enables a client to fall back to a project in a local Gateway if communication is lost to the central Gateway. Note that port 6501 must be open on the local machine.
Seconds Before Failover
The number of seconds to wait before switching to the local Gateway project after communication loss.
The local project to use during fallback.
Scheduled Backup Settings
|Enable Scheduled Backups|
Enables the scheduled backup system which automatically makes backups at a scheduled time.
A path to a folder in which to put the scheduled backups.
A UNIX 'crontab' format scheduling string representing when to make the backups.
The number of backups to keep in the backup folder.
When not blank, user-reported errors are emailed using this SMTP server.
The email address(es) that will receive the error notification. Separate multiple email addresses with a semicolon (;)
The email address that the error notification is from.
A username for the SMTP server, if required.
Check this box to change the existing password.
A password for the SMTP server, if required.
Re-type password for verification.
Allows this Gateway to be discoverable on your local network.
|Multicast IP Address|
Gateway messages are broadcast on this address.
This port must be open on this machine to send multicast messages.
This port must be open on any machine that will receive multicast messages.
The interval in milliseconds at which multicast messages will be sent.