Yellow Exclamation Marks Over the NI Citadel Database Icons in NI MAX

Updated Apr 17, 2018

Reported In


  • Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX)
  • LabVIEW Datalogging and Supervisory Control Module

Issue Details

There are yellow exclamation marks over the National Instruments Citadel 5 database icons in NI-MAX. However, I am still able to view the database properties, and can access the database from my LabVIEW Datalogging and Supervisory Control (DSC) application.


These icons indicate that the database has changed and the view needs to be refreshed. If this is the case, click on the Refresh button to remove this icon.

If this does not resolve the problem, the cause may also be due to the extended amount of time required to display information from a very large database. Once the data is displayed, the exclamation icon will disappear. 


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