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Glossary term
gloTermActive Directory

Active Directory is a Windows OS directory service that facilitates working with interconnected, complex, and different network resources in a unified manner. In Ignition, this can be used as an authentication source that is managed by IT and provides a universal login for your operator's computers and Ignition clients.


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The technique, method, or system of operating or controlling a process by highly automatic means, as by electronic devices,reducing human intervention to a minimum. -The Free Dictionary

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gloTermAutomation Direct

A PLC supplier who rebrands PLCs manufactured by Koyo. These are mostly cheap, but reliable PLCs. They sell directly to end-users and integrators with no middle man, hence the name.

These PLCs are relatively limited and may be difficult to program but they have captured sizable market share based on price alone.