RMS - Device menu

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Summary[edit | edit source]

The Device top control menu is located in the Management menu tab. It can be used to add or remove devices, change device names, add or modify device tags. This section of the RMS user manual provides an overview on the functions of the Device submenu.

Add device[edit | edit source]

To add a new device(s) to RMS, go to the RMS web page, Left sidebar panel, (Management → Overview) and click on Overview submenu.

Scroll your mouse pointer to the Top control Devices menu and select Add device (Devices → Add device).

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Watch the instructional GIF below to learn how to add new device(s) to RMS. You also can watch a Youtube tutorial: Adding a new device to RMS


RMS-Device-Add-device.gif

Step by step instructions[edit | edit source]


Alternatively read these step by step instructions to learn how to add new device(s).

  1. Make sure you router has internet connection RMS WebUI settings
  2. Leave the Enable auto crediting checkmark checked.
  3. In the pop-up box select your company.
  4. Choose the device's type (RUT or TRB).
  5. Type a custome name for your device
  6. Enter the device's serial number*, LAN MAC Address* (IMEI* for TRB).
  7. Click Add button to add new device(s).
  8. Wait for about a minute for the system to finish adding the device(s). You will know the process is finished when the word "Done" appears under the Status field.
  9. After closing pop-up window you will see the newly added device(s) a the top of device table.

Important!

  • Click the plus (Rms plus symbol.png) symbol to add more than one device.
  • Enable auto crediting checkmark - if checked, a credit will automatically be assigned to the added device (if there are credits available).
  • You can close the pop-up window earlier if you wish.
  • When the status circle turns green, the system will have finished adding the device to RMS.

RMS-add-device-green-light.jpg

Locating serial, MAC, IMEI[edit | edit source]


You can find the serial number, LAN MAC address and IMEI on the device's package or in the WebUI, in the System → Administration → RMS page. As an example visit RUT230 Administration RMS page.

Important! Make sure you are using LAN MAC address when adding a device to RMS.

RMS WebUI settings[edit | edit source]


Although Teltonika devices have RMS service enabled by default. But make sure to set the Connection type field to the Enabled on the device(s) that you are trying to add. You can do that from the System → Administration → RMS.

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Add devices from file[edit | edit source]

Tutorial[edit | edit source]


Watch our Youtube tutorial to learn how to add multiple devices from CSV file.



Step by step instructions[edit | edit source]


Alternatively, read these step by step instructions to learn how to add multiple devices from CSV file.

  1. Download demo CSV file
  2. Add your device information and prepare the CSV (see section Preparing CSV file for more details).
  3. Once you have the CSV file in order, go to the RMS web page, Left sidebar panel, (Management → Overview) and click on Overview submenu.
  4. Move your mouse pointer to the Top control Devices menu (Devices → Add devices from file).
  5. Choose company, select the CSV file, choose device type, enter first parameter as serial, enter separation symbol enter comma (,) and finally enter MAC separator as colon (:).
  6. When ready click Upload button. Keep in mind, adding more than a few hundred devices at once will take some time.

A pop-up indicating the number of new devices that have been added should appear at the top of the screen:
RMS-Success-devices-added.jpg

Important!

  • Enable auto crediting checkmark - if checked, a credit will automatically be assigned to the added device (if there are any available).
  • The devices should appear in the device table immediately, but at first they will be shown as offline (red).
  • When the status circle turns green, the system will have finished adding the device to RMS.
  • The time that it takes for all devices to be registered on the system may vary depending on the number of devices.

RMS-add-device-green-light.jpg


Preparing CSV file[edit | edit source]


You can download example file here. Or you can prepare the CSV file for your list of devices manually. The list must be comprised of devices LAN MAC addresses, Serial numbers (IMEIs for TRB) and Name columns. It must be saved in a CSV file. You can create/edit CSV files with programs like Microsoft Excel, OpenOffice Calc or a simple text editor like Notepad, which we'll be using for this example.


Create a new text file and list your devices. An entry for a single device should be comprised of the device's LAN MAC address (or IMEI) and serial number separated by a comma (,) symbol. One line should contain one device entry. See an example in the Notepad editor below.


RMS-CSV-file-example-notepad.png

Important!

  • Do not forget to save your file as *.csv.
  • If you are editing the file with Notepad. Click the "Save As" option. Then next to "Save as type" choose "All Files" and add the .csv extension next to the file name
  • If you're using Linux, you can just add the same extension to the file name after saving the file the regular way)

RMS WebUI settings[edit | edit source]


Although Teltonika devices have RMS service enabled by default. But make sure to set the Connection type field to the Enabled on the device(s) that you are trying to add. You can do that from the System → Administration → RMS.

RMS-connection-settings-for-webui.jpg

Manufacturing file[edit | edit source]


This section allows you to import devices from manufacturing file which is provided by with the purchased devices. If you have not received such a file please contact your sales manager.

Do add the devices from the manufacturing file follow step by step instructions below.

  1. Have the manufacturing file ready.
  2. Go to the RMS web page, Left sidebar panel, (Management → Overview) and click on Overview submenu.
  3. Move your mouse pointer to the Top control Devices menu (Devices → Add devices from file).
  4. In the File type section select Manufacturing file

RMS-manufacturing-file-type.jpg

  1. Choose company add the XSL file.
  2. And when ready click Upload button. Keep in mind, adding more than a few hundred devices at once will take some time.


Important!

  • Only RUT devices can be added from manufacturing file.
  • If you have not received such a file please contact your sales manager.

Assign tags to device list[edit | edit source]

To add tags to your device(s) list, go to the RMS web page, Left sidebar panel (Management → Overview) and click on Overview submenu.

Move your mouse pointer to the Top control Devices menu and select Assign tags to device list (Devices → Assign tags to device list).

RMS-device-menu-left-sidebar-panel.jpg RMS-top-menu-assign-tags-to-device-list.jpg


In this example, we will import and *.CSV list we have prepared previously.


RMS assign tags to device list.gif


Read these step by step instructions to learn how to add tags to your device(s) list.

  1. Download demo CSV file
  2. Add your device information and prepare the CSV (see section Preparing CSV file for more details).
  3. Once you have the CSV file in order, move your mouse pointer to the Top control Devices menu and select Assign tags to device list.
  4. Selected your CSV file you have prepared previously.
  5. Choose First parameter if you are using an example file, you will select MAC.
  6. Search or select tag you want to add to your list. You can add multiple tags to your list.
  7. When ready click Assign button.

At the top of your screen, you will get a notification in green text: Tags assigned to X devices.


RMS-tags-assigned-to-devices.jpg

Important!

Manage tag(s)[edit | edit source]

To manage tag(s) for your device(s) in RMS, go to the RMS web page, Left sidebar panel, (Management → Overview) and click on Overview submenu.

Scroll your mouse pointer to the Top control Devices menu and select Manage tag(s) (Devices → Manage tag(s)).

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  1. To manage tags for your devices, first select the devices (you can select any number of devices at once).
  2. Move your mouse pointer to the top control Devices menu and select Manage tag(s).
  3. A pop window listing selected device(s) will appear.
  4. You will be able to choose four different actions:


RMS Device tags action.gif


Depending on the selected action you will get different options. Select tags you want to assign or modify.

  • When the tags are modified you will instantly see changes in the tags column in the main overview window. For more details check the animated GIF below.

At the top of your screen, you will get a notification in green text: Action done. Updated devices X.

RMS-actions-done-updated-devices.jpg


Manage Tags.gif

Change names to device list[edit | edit source]

To change names to device list, go to the RMS web page, Left sidebar panel (Management → Overview) and click on Overview submenu.

Move your mouse pointer to the Top control Devices menu and select Change names to device list (Devices → Change names to device list).

RMS-device-menu-left-sidebar-panel.jpg RMS-top-menu-assign-names-to-device-list.jpg


In the GIF below you will see a scenario where we import and *.CSV list we have prepared previously. We will update the name and description for two devices.


RMS change names to device list.gif


Below you will see a result the of the name and description modification.


RMS change description name.gif


Read these step by step instructions to learn how to change names for device list=.

  1. Download demo CSV file
  2. Add your device information and prepare the CSV (see section Preparing CSV file for more details).
  3. Once you have the CSV file in order, move your mouse pointer to the Top control Devices menu and select Change names to device list.
  4. Selected your CSV file you have prepared previously.
  5. Choose First parameter if you are using an example file, you will select MAC.
  6. For Separation symbol field select a comma as we are using an example file.
  7. When ready click Upload button

At the top of your screen, you will get a notification in green text: You have successfully updated your devices.


RMS-you-have-successfully-updated-your-devices.jpg


CSV file formating[edit | edit source]

Below you can see how the file should be prepared. For example Name 1 - will set the new name for the device and Description 1 will set the device description.

RMS-assign-names-to-device-list-demo.png


Important!

Unregister device(s)[edit | edit source]

The Unregister device(s) function is used to remove the specific device(s) from the RMS system.

To unregister device(s) from RMS, go to Left sidebar panel (Management → Overview) and click on Overview submenu.

Move your mouse pointer to the Top control Devices menu and select Unregister device(s) (Devices → Unregister device(s)).

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  1. To delete devices from the system, first select the devices that you wish to remove (you can delete any number of devices at once).
  2. Move your mouse pointer to the top control Devices menu and select Unregister device(s).
  3. A pop window listing selected device(s) will appear.
  4. When the device is removed you will get Done in the Status column.


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