Current Version: 1.5

The CSI Web Server software package includes the CSI Web Server, CSI Web Server Administrator, and the Web Publisher. The CSI Web Server runs on a PC and displays projects created using RTMC or RTMC Pro in any web browser that supports HTML5. The Web Server Administrator allows you to configure or check the status of the Web Server, and easily browse to one or more websites running on the Web Server. The Web Publisher is used to publish your RTMC or RTMC Pro project to the CSI Web Server. Additionally, projects created in RTMC Pro can be published to an HTTP-enabled datalogger.

The CSI Web Server package is included with RTMC Pro. It can also be purchased separately for use with the standard RTMC Development application that is bundled with LoggerNet, LoggerNet Admin, and RTDAQ.

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Detailed Description

The CSI Web Server allows you to view your RTMC projects using a web browser. You can also change input locations and public variable values, toggle ports/flags, and browse through historical report data from a web browser.

Included with the CSI Web Server are the CSI Web Server Administrator and the Web Publisher. The CSI Web Server Administrator allows you to configure the web server, check the status of the web server, and easily browse to sites running on the web server. The Web Publisher allows you to publish your RTMC or RTMC Pro project to either a PC website running the CSI Web Server or to an HTTP-enabled datalogger such as a CR6 or CR1000 with an NL120 attached. (Publishing to a datalogger requires an RTMC Pro project.) In addition, the Web Publisher has display settings that allow you to show other tabs for data browsing and network status.

Security for the CSI Web Server is provided through password file(s) that control the rights of different users to view data, change data values, and publish websites.

The CSI Web Server supports HTTPS encrypted communication. To use HTTPS, a Private Key file and Certificate File must be obtained from a third-party Certificate Authority.


Current Version 1.5
Operating System Windows 10, 8, or 7 (Both 32- and 64-bit operating systems are supported.)



CSI Web Server is optimized for using projects created with the RTMC 4.x development tools (standard RTMC Development or RTMC Pro). Although CSI Web Server can use projects from version 2.x or 3.x development tools, the web display may look different than what’s expected. For best performance, RTMC version 4.x development tools should be used to develop projects for CSI Web Server.


CSI Web Server runs on Windows 7, 8, and 10. CSI Web Server runs on both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of these operating systems. 

Web Browser

CSI Web Server requires HTML 5.  The following target browsers are supported at the indicated version or later:

  • Chrome 10
  • Firefox 4
  • Internet Explorer 9
  • Opera 11
  • Safari 5

Datalogger Considerations

Compatible Contemporary Dataloggers

CR1000 CR3000 CR6 CR9000X CR300

Compatible Retired Dataloggers

CR500 CR510 CR10 CR10X 21X CR23X CR9000 CR5000 CR7X


CSI Web Server Patch v.1.5 (33.6 MB) 08-28-2017

This patch upgrades CSI Web Server 1.0 and newer to 1.5.

Frequently Asked Questions

Number of FAQs related to CSIWEBS: 2

  1. A network camera can be connected directly to a CR1000 or CR3000 via an NL115 or NL120 and a crossover cable. The datalogger can retrieve and store images from the network camera. Then the images can be viewed or retrieved from the datalogger in a variety of ways. These include using LoggerNet, the datalogger’s web server, the datalogger’s FTP client/server, or the datalogger’s email client.

  2. The blog article "How to Navigate the World of Software Upgrades, Patches, and Trials" explains the difference between patches (free of charge) and upgrades (for a fee). This example quickly shows the difference between an upgrade and a patch:

    Upgrade Patch

    Major version change, such as 1.3 to 2.0

    Minor version change, such as 1.3 to 1.4

    Typically requires purchase for a fee

    Free of charge

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