18.104.22.168 Packet Tracer – Build a Connected Factory Solution (Instructor Version)
- Explore the Connected Factory
- Build a Connected Factory Solution of Personal Importance to You
Background / Scenario
In this activity, you will explore the connected factory example. You will then build your own model of a connected factory that incorporates an area of personal interest to you.
Part 1: Explore the Connected Factory
Step 1: Review the Glazing Company Overview page.
a. Click any PC in the Warehouse and open the Web Browser from the Desktop tab.
b. Type webserver into the URL box and press Go.
c. Review the company description information.
d. Once the information has been reviewed, close the PC.
Step 2: Run the Classic Car
The owner keeps a classic car (the old car in PT) in the warehouse that needs to be run occasionally.
a. Start the engine by holding the Alt key and clicking the classic car.
How does the warehouse react to having the car running inside of it?
CO and CO2 sensors detect elevated levels of hazardous gases and report an SBC or MCU. The controller tells the windows to open and the fans to turn on.
b. Stop the engine.
Step 3: Review the Connected Factory Network Settings.
a. Click the Factory building to see its layout.
b. Find the F-IT-Laptop and open the Text Editor inside the Desktop tab.
c. Use the File button to find and open the IP-Network.txt file.
d. Review all the network information about the connections.
e. Close the Text Editor.
Step 4: Use browser to monitor factory sensor settings.
a. Open the web browser on the F-IT-Laptop using the Desktop tab.
b. Type factory in the URL box and press Go.
c. Use the following table to log into the each area to control the sensors located there.
d. Review the listed items you can control remotely or with conditions.
Part 2: Build a Connected Factory Solution of Personal Importance to You
Build a connected factory solution of personal importance to you and add it to the Connected Factory.