This function is used in Python Scripting.


Issues a freeze command on the given counters.

Client Permission Restrictions

Permission Type: DNP3 Management

Client access to this scripting function is blocked to users that do not meet the role/zone requirements for the above permission type. This function is unaffected when run in the Gateway scope.


system.dnp3.freezeCounters(deviceName, [indexes])

  • Parameters

String deviceName - The name of the DNP3 device driver.

List indexes - A list of specific indexes on which to issue the freeze command. An empty list can be passed to freeze all counters. [optional]

  • Returns


  • Scope

Gateway, Vision Client, Perspective Session

Code Examples
Code Snippet
# This example shows a request to freeze all counters in the outstation.
system.dnp3.freezeCounters("Dnp3", [])
Code Snippet
# This example shows a request to freeze counters at indexes 1, 3, and 5.
system.dnp3.freezCounters("Dnp3", [1, 3, 5])

system dnp3 freezeCounters, dnp3.freezeCounters