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  1. Support PI tag renaming

    Tags created by a PI Connector can be renamed, but these renamed points can be "forgotten" if the Connector's point cache is lost. Updating the Tag Mapping configuration file can avoid this cache loss, but I would like to be able to rename Connector tags without updating this configuration file.

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    12 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    PLANNED  ·  Chris Coen responded

    For anyone attending PI World 2018 in SF (April 23-27), we will be privately showing a prototype to a few customers to solicit feedback on the feature set. Please feel free to contact me if interested.

  2. Get EngUnits from OPC UA connections

    Get EngUnits from OPC UA connections and use with Element Attributes and/or templates

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    2 comments  ·  OPC UA  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    PLANNED  ·  Chris Coen responded

    The units of measure will be stored in both the AF attribute and the EngUnits attribute of the PI Point.

  3. Get Description from the OPC UA Server into the AF attribute

    Get Description from the OPC UA Server into the AF attribute

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    0 comments  ·  OPC UA  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    PLANNED  ·  Chris Coen responded

    The description will be stored in both the AF attribute’s description and the PI Point attribute Descriptor.

  4. Incoming TimeStamps Utc

    Please rename "Incoming TimeStamps" to "Incoming Timestamps".
    Please change "Utc" to "UTC".

    These small spelling issues come across as sloppy.

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    2 comments  ·  UFL  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. PI Connector for FANUC Focus should give a warning to users when they change the machine IP address for an existing data source.

    In the PI Connector for FANUC Focus, each data source has the IP address of the related machine specified. The "Device ID" is also part of the configuraiton. If a Device ID is not specified, the IP address is used as part of the Device ID and ends up becoming part of the AF hierarchy as well as the PI point names.

    If a user goes to change the IP address for an existing data source, and the default Device ID is being used, they will inadvertently create a second set of PI points (Duplicates, orphaning the original PI points…

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    0 comments  ·  Other specific PI Connector  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Any configuration changes made to the device id or IP address after initial configuration, will be met by a warning message which the user will have to accept before proceeding with the changes.

  6. Use a consistent language-region separator for Locale

    Currently, the language-region separator in the Locale choices can be any of "-" (hyphen-minus), "–" (en dash), or ":" (colon). For consistency, please use only 1 separator.

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