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Wide Area Network Wide Area Network (WAN) is a long-distance communications network that allows multiple Local Area Networks (LANsLocal Area Networks (LANs) to connect seamlessly. Large enterprises have their own private WANs to link remote offices. In Ignition, you can take advantage of a WAN to allow retargeting re-targeting from one facility to another with no additional steps for your operator.


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A Web Server web server is a computer program that delivers (serves) content, such as web pages, using the Hypertext Transfer Protocol Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), over the World Wide Web. The term web server can also refer to the computer or virtual machine running the program.


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You use -launched program is any program started from a web browser to or by using web technologies (common TCP and HTTP protocols). You can view the Ignition Gateway , and by clicking on a button on those pages, you can launch the clients and designer, all using common TCP and HTTP protocols.web page using a web browser, and the Ignition Designer and Vision Clients can be launched from the Gateway web page


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Windows are the top-level unit of design for a project and the gateway to a HMI/SCADA application. They are the building blocks for all screens in a project, and act as a container for all other components that will make up a screen.

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Web Services Description Language Web Services Description Language (WSDL) is an XML format for describing a web services interaceinterface. It is a way to describe services and how they should be bound to specific network addresses.

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See WSDL.


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A what you see is what you get (WYSIWYG) (pronounced "wiz-ee-wig") editor or program is one that allows a developer to see what the end result will look like while the interface or document is being created. These often have drag-and-drop controls for creation. The Ignition Designer uses a WYSIWYG approach.