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  1. Connector for Oasis Site

    Customer would like to be able to pull data from Oasis site (http://oasis.caiso.com). This would allow the customer to have the most current price information coming from CAISO

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  2. DeltaV Smart Connector Update to OPC UA

    The newest release of DeltaV has the capabilities of enabling an OPC UA server that could be used to transmit realtime date from DeltaV to the PI database. Right now, the interface between the two systems uses OPC DA. With DeltaV's plan to migrate to only using OPC UA, Is there a roadmap to update the smart connector such that it uses OPC UA for realtime data transmission? This could allow the OPC UA connector to be placed on the PI data server directly since it is much easier to setup OPC UA connections across physically separate machines (as opposed…

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  3. Wonderware Connector - History Recovery

    Wonderware Connector has limited historical data recovery capabilities. It can cover a few days back in time but has not been designed to perform both realtime values and configurable history recovery period as both processes are synchronous.
    An old date is configurable but it would delay real time values capture which is counterproductive with the nature of the connector.
    It is not a reproach; that's just what it is.
    That's we figured out when implementig and assessing connector with an excellent support from OSISOFT engineers.

    Our connector implementation project came with the need of nearly a year of historical data…

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  4. PI OPC UA Connector - point attribute based configuration

    We are just starting the first tests with PI OPC UA Interface. We notice that the classic method of tag configuration, known from the interface, is no longer possible. This is probably due to the connector concept.
    Unfortunately, this does not fit with our central approach of tag configuration. We urgently need a way to control the transfer of the data into the archive, as usual from the interfaces, via the point attributes.

    Since there is a tags-only mode - is there any hope that there will be an OPC connector mode so that the connector behaves more like an…

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  5. Make the UFL Connector logic development/testing/debugging process less tedious

    Deploying a UFL Connector solution requires a LOT of edits of the INI file as part of the development/testing/debugging process. After each INI file change and file save, the required procedure is as follows:
    1. Click on the Data Source List link.
    2. Click on ‘See Configuration’.
    3. Click on the ‘Change’ button.
    4. Click on the ‘Browse…’ button.
    5. Double-click on the INI file.
    6. Scroll the page down until the ‘Save’ button is visible (I’m using a 1920 x 1080 monitor).
    7. Press the ‘Save’ button.
    8. Click on the ‘Overview’ link.
    9. Press the ‘Start connector’ button.

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  6. Allow the UFL Connector to performa a scan Immediately after startup

    On startup, the Connector currently waits for the configured scan frequency time to pass before doing its first scan. There are cases where a low scan frequency (e.g. once per day) is required. This results in an unnecessary delay before the Connector starts collecting data. Please all ow the option to perform a scan immediately after the Connector finishes its internal startup routine.

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  7. Add scan time offset option to UFL Connector

    Use case: The UFL Connector needs to read a huge data set from a REST Server which is updated once a day. The only way to control when the data fetch occurs is by starting the connector at the desired time. The Connector however currently waits for the configured scan frequency time to pass before doing its first scan after starting. Furthermore, the Connector/hosting server may be restarted throughout the day for various reasons (e.g. application of Windows patches) throwing the timing off and further adding another 24 hour delay.

    Scanning, processing and sending to PI the same data more…

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  8. Merge Two Tags or Copy Tag Data to a New Point

    Sometimes, when dealing with APS, a new TAG is generated for an existing point. Data stops going to the old point. It would be nice if there was an easy way, within the gui (not manually dumping and importing) that we could take the values from one tag, and place it into the new tag.

    There are other times when we may want to copy all historical values from a tag, and place it into a new tag.

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  9. OPC UA: allow a host name override

    Allow a hostname override when connecting to the OPC UA endpoint.   We have some use cases where the URL returned by two independent OPC UA servers has the same name.  This prevents the Connector from connecting to the correct endpoint. Allow an IP address to be specified in the config, which would be used to connect instead of the URL hostname.

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  10. PI Connector for HART-IP interoperable with EDS & OCS

    Update PI Connector for HART-IP to be interoperable with Edge Data Store (EDS) and OSIsoft Cloud Services (OCS).

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  11. UFL / Generic file & web based interfaces interoperable with EDS & OCS

    Connectivity to “universal devices”; used for general purpose connectivity to many industrial devices and systems; capabilities include accessing REST Web services and parsing generic MQTT based messages.

    Interoperable with Edge Data Store (EDS) and OSIsoft Cloud Services (OCS).

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  12. PI Connector for Modbus Serial

    Develop a PI Connector for Modbus Serial. 

    Connectivity to Modbus slave devices; used for general purpose connectivity to many legacy industrial devices.

    Interoperable with Edge Data Store (EDS) and OSIsoft Cloud Services (OCS).

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  13. PI Connector for Modbus TCP

    Develop a PI Connector for Modbus TCP. 

    Connectivity to Modbus slave devices; used for general purpose connectivity to many legacy industrial devices.

    Interoperable with Edge Data Store (EDS) and OSIsoft Cloud Services (OCS).

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  14. Update PI Connector for OPC UA to be interoperble with OCS & EDS

    Update PI Connector for OPC UA to be interoperable with Edge Data Store (EDS) and OSIsoft Cloud Services (OCS).

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  15. PI Connector for DNP3

    Connectivity to DNP3 based data sources, popular legacy standard protocol in Utilities industry.

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  16. PI Connector for J1939/CAN

    Connectivity to J1939/CAN based data sources; used for connectivity to operational and diagnostics data from commercial vehicles and heavy construction equipment.

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  17. PI Connector for Siemens SIMATIC PCS7 relay support

    Allows customers to leverage the PI Connector relay for improved security, ease of deployment and maintenance when PI Connector for Siemens SIMATIC PCS7 is implemented in a process network with DMZ communication to the corporate network.

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  18. Synchronize behavior between PI Connector for Cygnet and Cygnet enumeration value representation

    The values stored in the “Table Entry” column in Cygnet TRS should match the “State” column in the PI Server Digital states table. This way end users are not confused why the trends in PI do not match the trends in Cygnet.

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  19. write/send Data to source PI Systems (output tag)

    To use the PI System Connector for enterprise applications like machine learning, mvda,... it should also be possible to configure "output tags". the result of analytics on enterprise level are needed also on local PI systems, so for some attributes/tags a two way communication is required.

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