Purpose: In the calendars functionality is possible to create shift templates that can apply to machines in the factory. Shift template defines working hours for machine and planned brakes. There is possible to create many shift templates. When assigning shift template to machine is necessary to select Active from – when this shift template is active for machine.

Precondition: User with role Administrator is logged in the Upkip Administration.

Select menu Calendars.

Figure 1: Upkip Administration - Calendars

Create Template

Purpose: In the page is possible to create new empty shift template by entering template name or create new shift template by copy hours from existing.

Precondition: Calendars page is opened in the Upkip Administration.

Select tab Create Template.

Figure 2: Upkip Administration - Calendars - Create template

Enter in Template name the name of the new shift template.

If nothing is selected from down with existing templates and click Create:

If select from drop down to copy from existing template and click Create:

Shift Templates

Purpose: By this functionality is possible to define hours for created shift templates in the factory.

Precondition: There is created new empty shift template

Select tab Shift Templates.

Figure 3: Upkip Administration - Calendars - Shift templates

If selecting some template from the list, at the right side is possible to define working hours and breaks. There is possible to define up to four shifts.

When entering hours for one day (for example Monday) and selecting TUE to define hours for Tuesday. If select at the bottom Copy from day: Monday and click Copy.

There is possible to select Timezone from the list.

Repeating the steps is possible to define many shift templates for the factory.

Machine Calendar

Purpose: By this functionality at the left are listed all configured machines in the factory. By selecting machine from the list is possible to assign created shift template and select active from date. For each machine in the factory is possible to apply shift calendar.

Select tab Machine Calendar.

Figure 4: Upkip Administration - Calendars - Assign calendar to machine

To apply calendar for machine follow the steps:

  1. Select machine from the list
  2. Select shift template from drop down list
  3. Select Active from : date and time when shift template becomes active.
    • Shift template is assigned to machine.

Repeat the steps for all machines from the list.


Purpose: The defined shift template assigned to machine defines the machine working hours. During this time machine could have working status or untagged.

Figure 5: Upkip Administration - Downtime of machine with assigned calendars

Downtime period types are colored with different colors and could be: unplanned, untagged and OK.

For periods not included in the shift calendar machine have status Unplanned.

For period planned in the shift calendar machine could have statuses – OK or Untagged.