VTN Connection 2.0a
With Administrator privileges the user can make the connection to the Demand Response Server (VTN Virtual Top Node) by modifying a text file
After selecting your device from the dashboard
In the device screen select Device / Files
This screen will open with both binary and text files
Typically there will be existing files that can be edited
Select edit for the Text file named/nvram/gridlink/dras_client.ini for 2.0a devices
If the text file does not exist, enter the load path directory with the text file name as shown below for the correct file
Scroll down through the text and change the 4 text lines shown in RED below.
Caution do not change any other line as it may cause the GRIDlink not to function properly.
#Open ADR 2.0 dras_client.ini
# device ID for a new participant
# GRIDlink forms all the URLs automatically
# value in seconds
# if a market context is specified, it must match
# the specification allows for up to 2 specific markets.
market_context1=“Utility Programs you are participating ie RTP, BIP, CPB”
market_context2= ” If left blank GRIDlink will partisipate in all market signals received”
Save File to download configuration
Status will change from Pending to Success when GRIDlink changes the configuration and confirms