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Creating a VEN

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

EPRI OpenADR 2.0b Virtual Top Node (VTN) open source software easily connects with GRIDlink

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Only users with Admin previliges can create a VEN.

From the Dashboard

  1. Select VENs
  2. At bottom of screen click on “Create VEN”
Event Details

In Identification

3. Create a VEN name and Common Name. We recommend using the serial number of the unit.

4. Click “Create VEN”

Event Descriptor

5. Copy the VEN ID 

6. Click “Save”


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

7. Change the Status of the file to “Pending”

8. Click “Save”

Note: There are circumstances in which the VEN may need further configuration in order to connect to the VTN. Please contact GRIDlink Technologies/ IC Systems for assistance in these situations.