HxGN SFx Asset Management Technical Data

Explore the technical setup and system requirements for the HxGN SFx | Asset Management remote asset performance management solution

Explorer Bridge CMM

SFx Asset Management includes two components: a cloud application, and a client application called the SFx Connector, which is installed on each asset’s computer. The SFx Connector monitors KPIs from all available compatible sources, including metrology software, the controller and sensors. The data is then encrypted and transmitted securely over the cloud, enabling designated users to access it remotely.

Metrology Software The following versions of PC-DMIS support advanced information such as controller error messages and additional operational statuses in addition to routine status information:

  • PC-DMIS 2018 R2 Service Pack 12 or later
  • PC-DMIS 2019 R1 Service Pack 10 or later
  • PC-DMIS 2019 R2 Service Pack 7 or later
  • PC-DMIS 2020 R1 Service Pack 4 or later 
Machine Controller DC and RC model controllers with firmware version FDC 14.02 and later – supports controller error messages, jog speed and system telemetry

H3C model controllers with firmware version H3C 14.02 or higher – supports jog speed and system telemetry
Pulse Software Version 3.0 and later (provided with SFx Connector)
Web Client Browser Google Chrome 70 and later
Microsoft Edge 40.15063 and later
Mozilla Firefox
Apple Safari (Mac) 12.0 and later
SFx Connector Client Requirements Operating System. SFx Connector operates under 64-bit Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, and Windows 7. No other operating systems are supported.

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 for Windows. If you do not have Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1, the installer will install it for you.

2 GB of RAM or higher

CPU. 1.5 GHZ or higher quad core processor.

Hard Drive. 0.5 GB of free hard drive space.
IT Requirements In order to send your device data to the cloud, SFx Connector must be able to access these domains: *.azure-devices.net, *.hexagonsfx.com, and *.hexagonsfx.io over ports 443 and 1883.
Metrology Software
Machine Controller
Pulse Software
Web Client Browser
SFx Connector Client Requirements
IT Requirements