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  1. Option to specify max file size

    When publishing to a file, the file can get extremely large. There should be an option in the file target to specify the maximum file size before rolling over to a new file.

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  2. Allow Queuing on a single view

    Need to have a UI to request several backfill in a row on a single view

    2 votes

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  3. Improve Paging on PI Integrator Website

    When Loading PI Integrator website, the page loading time is proportional to the number of view. Reaching +200 views, we are waiting several minutes and using Integrator remotely, frontend is loading too much data.

    2 votes

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  4. Have PI Integrator support Azure Active Directory integrated authentication to Azure SQL and Azure Synapse Analytics

    As a PI Integrator user, I would like PI Integrator to support Azure Active Directory integrated authentication to Azure SQL and Azure Synapse Analytics.

    2 votes

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  5. Bypass Certificate Prechecks for PI Integrator Upgrade

    Similar to PI Web API certificate feedback recently implemented in PI Vision 2020.

    If PI Integrator is currently using a 3rd party certificate and is upgraded- have installer bypass certificate prechecks and continue to use the same certificate with the upgrade. Some customers have restrictions on the servers where we need to install the SSL certificates, that make it impossible to verify the validity (e.g. no access to revocation servers).
    The certificate is accepted by clients as those have different authorisations.

    I would like to optionally bypass the certificate checks in the PI Integrator installer to allow using the same…

    2 votes

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  6. Configuration improvements

    Post configuration (for this installation we're only using manually configured services/layers), you must walk through the wizard again to see how the data store / service / layer might be defined in GeoEvent Server. For support in these conditions, it would be helpful on the layer pages under ArcGIS tab to see how the layer is actually configured.

    In addition, once created, it is not possible to change descriptions of services / layers. I could potentially use these fields to provide links to the above in external documentation, but cannot edit it.

    Perhaps there are ways to do this, but…

    2 votes

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  7. 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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  8. Display next run time for scheduled views

    As a PI Integrator user, I would like to view the next run time of my scheduled view to ensure that I have configured it correctly.

    2 votes

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  9. Allow PI Integrator for Business Analytics to publish to an existing/pre-defined table

    PI Integrator creates tables in the destination database. I'd like to have PI Integrator publishes data to pre-defined tables.

    2 votes

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  10. Have the Column Headers show up regardless whether this is the first of second file of an export data file?

    Have the PI Integrator for Business Analytics always create Column Headers regardless if it appending to the same file or a different file, and ID to reset to 1. Currently, "Append Timestamp" is unchecked and upon the program removing the file from the original export location, sometimes the column headers will not show up and the ID will not reset as the Integrator believes that it is appending data when the first file that is gone. The First file will always contain the Column Headers and ID will start at 1. Please let all subsequent file Column Headers and ID…

    2 votes

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  11. Change the friendly name of the self-signed certificate to "PI Integrator for Business Analytics Self-signed Certificate"

    To avoid confusion during certificate selection, please change the friendly name of the self-signed certificate from "PI Integrator for Business Analytics" to "PI Integrator for Business Analytics Self-signed Certificate"
    PI SQL DAS self-signed certificate has the friendly name "PI SQL Data Access Server Self-signed Certificate", which is quite clear.

    2 votes

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  12. Support Kerberos Authentication to the PI Integrator

    The PI Integrator for Esri ArcGIS does not support Kerberos authentication to the Integrator.
    By adding support of Kerberos Authentication to the integrator means that when providing access to time enabled feature layers from external networks, the users do not need to enter their credentials.

    2 votes

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  13. Allow Oracle schema to be configurable

    As a PI Integrator user, I would like to be able to specify a schema for my Oracle publish target so that the Integrator only uses the schema that my Database Administrator specifies for me. Currently it is not possible to specify a schema for the Integrator to use, so it will use the Oracle logon's schema by default.

    2 votes

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  14. Allow PI Integrator Installation without requiring HTTPS/SSL

    Currently Pi4BA requires a SSL/HTTPS connection, and allows you to create an self-signed certificate. There is no option to modify this connection to HTTP or remove SSL, as Pi4BA doesn't use a standard IIS website, and none of the exposed configuration options allow switching between HTTP/HTTPS connections

    The self-signed cert approach causes client warnings about "not-secure" unless the certificated is locally installed on each client.

    While have SSL as a default option on the installation is fine, for internal projects connecting to internal servers, HTTP only (none SSL) should be provided as an installation option, to reduce the cost and…

    2 votes

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  15. Choose a shape's filter condition ('OR' or 'AND')

    Currently, two filters added means it's an "OR" condition. I would like to be able to choose the condition applied, so I could instead select it to be an "AND" condition so the elements must meet both or all criteria. This would be useful to apply multiple categories to the View, such as an element being x 'OEM' category and y 'Model' category. As an alternative, make the categories multi-selectable.

    2 votes

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  16. Please have the PI Integrator for Business Analytics support Windows Server Core

    As a user of PI Integrator for Business Analytics, I'd like to have it support Windows Server Core operating systems.

    2 votes

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  17. Display full path of the element in the column name

    When there are multiple attributes named the same for different elements, the full path is automatically done to avoid duplicated column names. Element without name duplication issue should also have the option to display the full path column name.

    2 votes

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  18. Allow to Manually execute a publish once view

    To execute a view with the same parameters, it is actually mandatory to edit the view to be able to execute it again.
    It would be nice to be able to force its execution using a right clic on it for example

    2 votes

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  19. Text file / ADLS Target: Split output files based on elementname, attribute, or date

    The output files can grow quite large.
    Suggestion :Split the files. Here is an example using AF element name and date :
    C:\Viewname\elementname\YYYY\elementname_YYYYMMDDHHssmm.csv

    2 votes

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  20. Possibility to backfill multiple views in bulk

    When having many configured views it is time consuming to perform backfill after a data outage.
    If a situation occur that require backfilling of data it is most likely that it will affect a mjority of the configured views that are set up. Today we need to go in on each view and perform the backfill. It would be very valuable if i was possible to select the number of views you would like to run backfill on and then select "execute".
    That would be much more effective than enetering 100 views and run backfill on each.

    1 vote

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