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Training

At Acuity Brands, we provide multiple tutorials and various training options which ease you into using Atrius Solution Builder so that you may create visually stunning data dashboards and IoT applications on your own! Various training methods are below.


Training At Our Facility

Our Onsite Training is the most popular and our preferred choice. Atrius Solution Builder Training is a 3-day, instructor-led course that provides lectures, exercises and hands-on labs designed to provide a fundamental understanding of the basic principles, concepts, and knowledge necessary to develop and support applications using Atrius Solution Builder. Please follow the registration link below to reserve your seat.

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Onsite Training

For groups of 8 or more trainees, we can arrange to host a 3-day training seminar at your location. For further information and pricing please email asb-sales@acuitybrands.com.

Remote Training

While we highly encourage users to join our onsite training, we understand that sometimes it may not fit into your schedule. For special instances, we will host remote training sessions. For further information and pricing please email asb-sales@acuitybrands.com.

Migrate DGLux5 with DSA

Follow these steps to upgrade your DSA + DGLux5 environment to Atrius Solution Builder.

1. Pre-requirements

  • You have a server with DSA and DGLux5 installed.
  • Make sure you have admin access to DGLux5 under “dgSuper” or any other user with “superuser” privileges.

Make a copy of all the DGLux5 projects on this server. Use menu item “ProjectExport / ImportExport Current Project” to export them one by one. Another option is to make a copy of <server_root>/files/proj directory to any folder outside the server root. You’re going to need an ssh or ftp access to the server for that.

Make a copy of the <server_root>/dslinks folder to backup all the DSLinks and their settings.

3. Update DGLux5

Update DGLux5 to the latest version if your build is older than r7905:

  1. Open http://www.dglogik.com/download (must be logged in under dglogik.com account).
  2. Go to “DGLux 5 Build“.
  3. Click “Download“.
  4. On your server open the following URL: http(s)://<server_name:port>/update.html
  5. Select file you downloaded.
  6. Click “Upload“.

4. Update DSA Server

  1. Open “Data” tab on your server.
  2. Right click on “sysUpdateServer from RepositoryInvoke“.
  3. Wait for the server to update until you see “Success” and this icon 
  4. Restart server. Right click on “sysRestart Server“.

Now you’re on the latest versions of “DSA + DGLux”. Let’s switch to Atrius Solution Builder.

5. Update DSA Server

Migration requires your server to be switched to an Atrius version first. This version of the server comes with Atrius Solution Builder (ASB) inside. Also, it is possible to update ASB to the latest available version. We’ll do that on the next step.

  1. Download the latest DSA Server from https://github.com/IOT-DSA/dists/tree/gh-pages/dsa_server. Select folder with the highest build number and download dsa_server.zip.
  2. Open “Data” tab on your server.
  3. Right click on “sysUpdateServer from ZIPChoose ZIP file “Invoke“.
  4. Wait for the server to update until you see “Success” and restart the server.
  5. Refresh the page and log back in. You should see Atrius branded design. This means the update was successful.

6. Update to the latest ASB.

  1. Download latest Atrius Solution Builder from https://developer.atrius-iot.com/knowledge-base/solution-builder-downloads/
  2. Click “Download” under “ATRIUS SOLUTION BUILDER”.
  3. On your server open update URL: http(s)://<server_name:port>/update.html
  4. Select “asb.zip” and upload it.
  5. Check the ASB version in the menu “HelpAbout“. The version should have the following format: 1.1.xxxx.

Migrate DGLux5 with Niagara 4

Follow these steps to upgrade your Niagara 4 environment to Atrius Solution Builder.

1. Pre-requirements

  • You have a server with Niagara 4 and DGLux5 installed.
  • Make sure you have admin access to Niagara 4.

2. Backup your projects

Make a copy of all the DGLux5 projects on this server. Use menu item “ProjectExport / ImportExport Current Project” to export them one by one. Another option is to make a copy of <server_root>/shared/dglux5/proj folder to another directory outside the Niagara folder.

3. Install Atrius Module

  1. Download Niagara 4 Atrius dist from the developer portal https://developer.atrius-iot.com/knowledge-base/solution-builder-downloads/.
  2. Click “Download” under “SOLUTION BUILDER NIAGARA”.
  3. Install Atrius Solution Builder for Niagara 4 following these instructions Install Solution Builder.
  4. Copy and paste the “AtriusService” into services from the Atrius palette.
  5. Update nav files for users and change “dglux5:” to “atrius:“.

4. Remove DGLuxService

Delete the “DGLuxService” from the station.

5. Restore projects

  1. Load the editor by opening http(s)://<host>. It will automatically redirect to http(s)://<host>/atrius.
  2. The Atrius admin user is atriusAdmin, password atrius1234.
  3. Import projects back using “ProjectExport / Import” or copy over proj folder.