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Register Default Data Sources

This document describes how to provide a Web Dashboard with a set of default data sources, which are available for end-users.


To do this, create the required data sources at runtime using the following data source types:

After you created the required data sources, register them in a data source storage using the DashboardConfigurator.SetDataSourceStorage method. Note that you can use a predefined implementation of the in-memory storage (DataSourceInMemoryStorage) or you can implement the IDataSourceStorage interface to provide custom data source storage.


The Web Dashboard saves user credentials used by data sources to the dashboard XML definition. Use the boolean DashboardConfigurator.PassCredentials property to specify whether to pass this information to the client side (web browser). Set this property to false and provide connection parameters in one of the following ways to avoid any security issues: