WATS Station Map (graphical world map)

Located in the Dashboard menu, you find the web based Station Map.
It uses GPS coordinates to automatically plot the WATS Clients (stations) and servers on the map, which additionally gives you a graphical indication of their current health status and the number of UUT/UUR reports transferred or received. Use a map provider to be able to zoom (e.g. OpenStreetMap) or select the Local (statical) view. Click the edit/configure icon for details and setup.

note.png  NOTE: For the WATS Clients to push the GPS coordinates, they must be enabled at the client. Open the Client Configurator and select General Settings > Advanced Options.


  • ThemeYou can choose a light or a dark theme for the UI controls, so that they will blend better with the background of your current map provider and map style.
  • Provider: Select the required Map Provider.
    • The “Local” map provider is used by default, and does not require access to the public internet. Please note that high resolution imagery is not available beyond the initial zoom level
    • OpenStreetMap does not require a license key, and is used by default, unless another provider has been chosen. No configuration is needed
    • Bing Maps and CloudMade, a license key along with a preferred map style, must be provided to Virinco


  • View Status Icons: When enabled, you’ll see a status icon on each station on the map that indicates its current status.
  • Visibility: This enables you to customize the visibility of stations. In the list of stations, you’ll see a check box for each station that lets you toggle the visibility on or off.

    Both stations with and without a GPS coordinate are displayed, and by default all servers with a GPS coordinate are visible.

Statistics / Charts:

  • In this section you can toggle the visibility of the statistics and charts shown on the map. All are set to visible as default.
note.png  NOTEWhen a client is displayed on the map, you can customize the location of its label by placing the mouse cursor above it while you drag it (hold left mouse button) to the desired location.  You’ll see a line that connects the label with the point of the GPS coordinate.



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