Limits Monitor

This document describes Limits Monitor configuration file and command line parameters.

IGNORE_ITEM

Ignore a particular telemetry item

Parameter Description Required
Target Name Name of the telemetry target

Valid Values: Any Target Name
True
Packet Name Name of the telemetry packet True
Item Name Name of the telemetry item True

IGNORE_PACKET

Ignore all telemetry items for a specified packet

Parameter Description Required
Target Name Name of the telemetry target

Valid Values: Any Target Name
True
Packet Name Name of the telemetry packet True

IGNORE_STALE

(Since 4.0.0)

Ignore the staleness of a specified packet

Note that only the packet staleness is ignored. If the packet is received and an item is out-of-limits, that will still count against the overall system limits state unless the item or packet is separately ignored with the IGNORE_ITEM or IGNORE_PACKET keyword.

Parameter Description Required
Target Name Name of the telemetry target

Valid Values: Any Target Name
True
Packet Name Name of the telemetry packet True

COLOR_BLIND

Use a color-blind accessibility mode

Color blind mode causes the value for out-of-limits items to have a code appended to indicate the limits status. The code is r = red low, y = yellow low, g = green low, B = blue, G = green or green high, Y = yellow high, R = red high.

IGNORE_OPERATIONAL_LIMITS

Ignore GREEN_HIGH or GREEN_LOW limits states

Items with operational limits will only show up in limits monitor if they go yellow or red

Command Line Parameters

Usage: ruby LimitsMonitor [options]

    -h, --help                       Show this message
    -v, --version                    Show version
        --system FILE                Use an alternative system.txt file
    -c, --config FILE                Use the specified configuration file
        --stylesheet FILE            Use the specified stylesheet

Window Size Options:
        --minimized                  Start the tool minimized
        --maximized                  Start the tool maximized
        --defaultsize                Start the tool in its default size

Window X & Y Position Options:
  Positive values indicate a position from the top and left of the screen.
  Negative values indicate a position from the bottom and right of the screen.
  A value of -1 indicates to place the right or bottom side of the window
  next to the right or bottom edge of the screen.
    -x, --xpos VALUE                 Window X position
    -y, --ypos VALUE                 Window Y position

Window Width and Height Options:
  Specifing width and height will force the specified dimension.
  Otherwise the window will layout according to its defaults.
    -w, --width VALUE                Window width
    -t, --height VALUE               Window height

Limits Monitor Specific Options:
        --replay                     Start Limits Monitor in Replay mode