File Processor Agent – Processors

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File Processor Agent – Processors







The processors/file types to use (e.g., HOBO, In-Situ-5, Lorentz).


Each processor watches a folder, detects file changes in that folder, and adds the file data into the database. For example, the processor's settings define:

how to read a file,

what a file's header looks like, and

the logger (DT_LOGGER.LOGGER_CODE) and series (DT_LOGGER_SERIES.SERIES_NAME, UNIT, FUNCTION) to which to add the datum.


The agent supports the following (incomplete list of) generic processors/file types:

AreaRAE (gas detection monitor)

Diver (data loggers)

E-BAM (Met One Instruments E-BAM)


Geokon (model 4500 standard piezometer)

HOBO (HOBO TidbiT data loggers)

Horiba (U-50 series multiparameter water quality meter)

In-Situ-4, In-Situ-5 (Win-Situ versions 4 and 5, VuSitu, and Tube 300R Telemetry System)

LoggerDatum (LoggerCode, SeriesName, DatumUtcDate, DatumValue, and DatumQualifier columns)

Lorentz (solar powered pumps)

QED (QED MP20 flow cell)

RST-1, RST-2 (RST Instruments DT2011, DT2011B, and DT2055 vibrating wire single and multi channel loggers)


Solinst (Barologger and Levelogger); limited functionality, see notes in Solinst example.



Note: The Campbell Scientific LoggerNet Agent can also be used to load data from Campbell Scientific LoggerNet logger ('TOA5') files. It has some additional functionality (e.g., it adds DT_EQUIPMENT rows) and can watch individual files, in addition to folders.


YSI-6 (6-series), YSI-EXO, YSI-ProPlus



Additional processors can be added to the *.config file. If the available file settings can be used to read their files. Please contact for help.

Each processor uses system resources to watch a folder. Thus, only add the processors needed to conserve system resources.


The agent also supports the following custom processor/file type:

CNL (004 and 014); does not support all settings, see CNL example for a list of settings that it supports.