How do I associate a device with a display in a Venus Control Suite setup?

Question

  • How do I associate a device with a display in a Venus Control Suite setup?
  • How do I register a DMP or VIP with a display in Venus Control Suite?

Environment

  • Product Family: Message Displays
  • Product:
  • Component: DMP-8000, DMP-5000, VIP-5150
  • Control System: Daktronics hosted Venus Control Suite (VCS), Locally hosted Venus Control Suite

Answer/Steps

  1. Acquire the GUID from the DMP or VIP.
    1. Make a connection to the Daktronics Remote Display Configuration tool.
    2. Go to the tools tab and collect the unique identifier.
      • VIP has it listed as GUID.
      • DMP has it listed as Player ID.
  2. Log into VCS and associate the DMP or VIP to the display.
    1. Log into the VCS account that the display is setup under.
    2. Click the Displays button from the menu on the left hand side of the screen.
    3. Click the display being worked on.
    4. Click the "Devices" link from the listing on the left.
    5. Click the Add Device button.
    6. Enter the DataCollector ID from the DMP into the search box (the first few characters from the ID will normally be enough to find it).
    1. Check the box next to the device.
    2. Enter the DataCollector ID from the VIP into the search box.
    3. Check the box next to the device.
    4. Click Done.
    5. Click the Save button in the upper left corner of the screen.
  3. Wait for the DMP and VIP to show "Online" in VCS and then go back to the Device Association page.
  4. Locate the VIP and click the Inactive button so that it changes to "Active".
  5. Click the Save button in the upper left corner of the screen.

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KB ID: DD3243310


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