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  1. Shorten the wait time for recovering output streams

    Currently I need to wait for 7 days to recover output streams from deleted views. Please shorten the wait time.

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    0 comments  ·  PI Integrator for Business Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Ability to edit free-form views and keep custom properties

    Right now, when adding new attributes to a view, custom properties are lost when the field is updated. A workaround is to add custom properties when adding new items. This works for a few items, but can be quite cumbersome when adding a large amount. It would be nice to be able to update the view and keep the custom properties at the same time.

    1 vote

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  3. Reduce the number of API calls required when publishing to AWS S3

    Currently, the PI Integrator makes at least one API call per shape match when publishing views to the AWS S3 target. However, this results in increased cost (AWS S3 tiers have API quotas) and difficulties in implementing the AWS Lambda service when it is configured to trigger on new bucket actions.

    1 vote

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  4. Allow greater control of the streaming view schema

    Currently streaming views in the PI Integrator for Business Analytics have a custom schema inside of initial curly brace's {}. Streaming views should have an option to encapsulate these messages inside of a square brace [] which is required for some downstream applications.

    1 vote

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  5. Allow csv file rerun in PI Integrator for Business Analytics

    Allow PI Integrator for Business Analytics to rerun a view that outputs to a csv file. Currently the "Update Data" button is grayed out.

    6 votes

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  6. A report that shows the elements, attributes, PI points, publish targets, etc. used in all views.

    As an end user/PI System admin, I need to get a list of views, elements, attributes, tags, target and run frequency for all views in PI Integrator. When the target is a SQL server, I also need to know the database and table name.

    Currently this information may be collected from different places, e.g. using the PI Builder and AF configuration database, or the Integrator backend SQL database, but it is a tough manual search process.

    1 vote

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  7. Allow users to save/copy preview data for PI Integrator views

    My downstream coworkers generally like to see the format of an example data set in order for them to be able to shape and manipulate the data within Azure Datawarehouse/IOT hub. Right now, I can view the data, but can't export or even copy and paste it. It's a minor request, but it'd be great to be able to copy and paste the preview data .

    1 vote

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  8. Add secur

    As an IT administrator, I would like PI Integrator for EsriArcGIS to support security-related configuration parameters so that I can protect my organization against cyber security threats. Some examples of parameters we are looking for are:
    <RequestLimits> element, specifically the maxAllowedContentLength, maxQueryString, and maxUrl attributes.

    <headerLimits> to configure the type and size of header your web server will accept.

    connectionTimeout, headerWaitTimeout, and minBytesPerSecond attributes of the <limits> and <WebLimits>

    <httpCookies httpOnlyCookies="true" requireSSL="true" />

    An attribute to redirect HTTP traffic to HTTPS

    1 vote

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  9. Allow selection of US region for languages other than English

    Users should have the option to select the US as their region for languages other than English.

    Currently, the US does not appear in the region list when selecting French as the language.

    This would be useful for non-English users who wish to maintain an American date format.

    12 votes

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  10. Improve source AF migration/rename procedure for PI Integrator for Business Analytics

    current procedure <What are the steps to point the PI Integrator to a new AF server for the element and attribute data that it publishes in views?> requires exporting/importing and republishing every single view, which is tremendous amount of work. On top of this, all existing data tables are dropped and re-created. Please provide a utility or an easy way to accomplish it.

    3 votes

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  11. Display data for entire time range progressively in map client data table

    As a PI Integrator user, I would like the data table in an Esri map for a PI Integrator for Esri ArcGIS time-enabled layer to progressively display data for the entire time range on the map. This is related to the enhancement request: As Time Passes setting on Integrator Time-enabled Layer

    4 votes

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  12. Support ESRI ArcGIS 10.8.1

    Please update testing to include support for ESRI Arc GIS 10.8.1 which was released in July 2020

    2 votes

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  13. AWS Timestream support

    AWS Timestream should be supported ..

    2 votes

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  14. Support to Azure SQL Databases

    Support PI Integrators under Azure SQL Databases (PaaS).

    1 vote

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  15. Don't recreate SQL View tables for minor changes

    As a Developer, it would be useful if the SQL tables outputted by the PI Integrator for Business Analytics were not deleted and recreated when minor changes are made to the Integrator View, such as the schedule. This would stop connections/queries being made to these tables from being broken.

    4 votes

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  16. Azure IoT Hub: Allow specifying contentType and contentEncoding in the message system properties

    Certain data applications, such as Azure Blob storage, require the contentType and contentEncoding to be specified within the message header. In order to use these applications, the PI Integrator should allow the two to be configurable during target creation.
    Reference link: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/iot-hub/iot-hub-devguide-routing-query-syntax#system-properties

    1 vote

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  17. Apply the Row Filter criteria in the data preview screen for an Asset View before applying the 100 row cutoff

    Have the row filter that you define in the preview screen for an Asset View be applied before the 100 row cutoff. Currently it applies that cutoff first which means you won't see any rows returned if the columns that have the value you're filtering for are outside of the first 100 rows.

    I need to be able to preview the data that'd be returned and applying the 100 row cutoff first can make that impossible for larger datasets.

    2 votes

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  18. Allow/Support URL Redirection within PI Integrator internal Webserver

    Currently, PI integrator is setup on a SSL endpoint (443) and responds to https://FQDN, and https:/hostname, it ignores any requests to http:/FQDN (on port 80)

    This request is to allow some URL redirect or URL rewrite mechanism to allow URL forwarding for http://host or even https:/host -> https:/FQDN

    For certs issued with only a DNS of SAN=FQDN (no SAN=Host), having such forwarding would prevent a SSL cert warning about the URL and cert name mismatch.

    Finally, and more generally, given the possibility of future URL updates (like /PICoresight to /PIVision), or even host name moves, the ability to do…

    5 votes

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  19. Please have PI Integrator for Business Analytics supports high availability (HA)

    As a user of PI Integrator for Business Analytics, I'd like to have it support high availability (HA).

    26 votes

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    TELL US MORE  ·  Joy Wang responded

    Please specify what kind of high availability is requested. For PI Integrator for BA to run in a highly available fashion?

    To support other applications that are highly available? If so, which ones?

  20. Allow for capture of late-arriving in-order data by the PI Integrator

    Currently the PI Integrator for BA captures out-of-order data and edits of existing data in the archive through PI Integrator sync service. However, it does not capture late arriving data which may happen as a result of network outages between a PI Interface/Connector and the PI Data Archive. For these situations, the PI Integrator publishes null values unless a key column attribute is used to generate the timestamps. Ideally changes should be captured for late arriving data so that data is automatically updated from the PI Integrator when it eventually arrives.

    26 votes

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