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Ignition Basics

Ignition, a powerful HMI/SCADA software, uses web technology, databases, and OPC-UA to offer a wide variety of configurations based on the customer’s system and plant needs.


Introducing Ignition

Welcome to Ignition by Inductive Automation, the next generation of accessible, scalable, and data-centric HMI/SCADA/MES software. Ignition was designed from ground up to be approachable, yet flexible enough to scale up to the largest projects.

  • This topic includes 18 minutes of video and 12 challenge questions.

Ignition's System Architectures

Ignition supports many different system architectures. The manner in which Ignition is installed affects how it interacts with other key systems, such as databases and OPC servers. Most users begin using a standard architecture, where Ignition and all components are all installed on a single machine. As your system expands, you can explore other possible architectures.

  • This topic includes 32 minutes of video and 10 challenge questions.

Installing and Upgrading Ignition

Ignition can easily be installed and upgraded on any Java-enabled operating system, such as the Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X.

  • This topic includes 36 minutes of video and 6 challenge questions.