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Creating a VEN in the EPRI VTN

by | Aug 13, 2020 | EPRI Test VTN-Group

EPRI OpenADR 2.0b Virtual Top Node (VTN) open source software permits testing the GRIDlink for OpenADR signals.

Create VEN EPRI VTN

Create a new VEN

Accounts >  select Create VEN next to your user name.

Create VEN EPRI VTN

Identification

Create a VEN name and Common Name. We recommend to use the serial number of the unit in both names.

Click “Create VEN

Event Descriptor

VEN ID

The VEN ID is issued by the VTN

Copy the VEN ID

Click “Save”

Targets

Paste the venID into the INI file of GRIDview in replacement of the default venID

Change the Status of the file to “Pending”

Click “Save”

Registration

VENs  >  Select VEN  > View/Edit  >  Registrations

Select Queue VEN Reregister

Create VEN Registration EPRI VTN

Confirm Registration

The GRIDlink VTN connection LED may be ON but is not registered and shows offline with the VTN. It will not respond to Event signals until registered.

If failure to register continues go to:
VEN Fails to Register with VTN