Configuring LDMS to use LDMS Remote Reader

To use LDMS Remote Reader with LDMS, you must first tell LDMS that you want to read an assay reader device on a remote computer.

  1. (For instruments that can be read directly by LDMS only) Create a new configuration for the instrument

    1. Click Administration > Instrument Setup > Device Name from the LDMS menu bar.

    2. Enter a name for your configuration into the Configuration Name field. An easy name to help remember the purpose of the configuration is REMOTE.

    3. Click the OK button.

  2. Click Administration > System Configuration from the LDMS menu bar.

  3. Change to the Assays tab.

  4. Select the assay to be read using LDMS Remote Reader from the Assays list.

  5. Select the reader device from the Device list.


    Devices that can only be read using LDMS Remote Reader are labeled as Assay Name (From Disk).

  6. Select the appropriate configuration from the Configurations list. For instruments that could be read directly by LDMS, this will be the configuration that you created in Step 1.

  7. Click the button from the LDMS toolbar.