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  1. Connector syncing to existing points in the DA/AF servers.

    Can there be another Excel export/import step when establishing the "Destination" where the "Source" points be matched w/ what points already exist in the DA/AF server?

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  2. Use DESCRIP_POINT, ANALOG for e-terraPipeline description strings

    The PI Connector for e-terraHabitat HabConnect SAMPLER pulls tag descriptions from the PNTNAM and ALGNAM records. For Oil & Gas e-terraPipeline (a.k.a. ETPL or "LMS") customers, the DESCRIP field on those records are usually left blank, or they have a very generic value. The description for new Pi Tags created by this connector should come from the individual POINT or ANALOG records instead. This information was confirmed by a GE employee as being applicable to all current ETPL/LMS customers.

    For my company, here are a couple of examples:

    DESCRIPALGNAM = "# - Interface Level - #"
    DESCRIP
    ANALOG =…

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  3. Optionally not include Galaxy name

    Add capability to include Galaxy name or not and include specific areas or not. In the current system I am working with, the primary and backup WW Galaxies are named differently. This causes the Connector to build separate trees in AF.

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  4. Have Option to Enable Exception Testing

    Related enhancement request: https://feedback.osisoft.com/forums/555139/suggestions/37362121.

    There are use cases where the need for exception go beyond simply reducing network traffic achieved by the current wire-level compression. The Ethernet IP connector has the potential to send very high frequency data which often exists in the real-world as noise. Other PI System components that operate off of snapshot data such as the PItoPI interface and various visualization products can be negatively impacted by this lack of a data filter.

    See also https://feedback.osisoft.com/forums/320517-pi-vision/suggestions/39650839-option-to-disable-snapshot-values-on-trends.

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  5. WITSML - XML in debug logs instead

    To troubleshoot data collection issues in the PI Connector for WITSML, it is often required to trace the request made by the connector and responses (XML) returned by the WITSML Server. This is currently only available when running the connector interactively. It should be logged in the Event Viewer of dedicated log files for post-mortem analysis and ease of use.

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  6. PI Connector automatic configuration file loading

    Have PI Connector for OPC UA to read automaticaly the tag configuration file (.CSV).

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  7. PI Connector for MQTT Sparkplug - Allow users to configure clean session flag

    I would like to be able to configure the 'clean session' flag when configuring data sources on the connector, to allow for messages to be buffered on the broker in the event that the connector is unavailable.

    Currently the connector sets the clean session flag to true, and this is not configurable.

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  9. Support Administration Pages on IE

    After latest patches Windows 2012R2, IE access to UFL Connector 1.3.0.106 admin pages is no longer functional.

    As some IT departments do not support different versions of browser on servers, or support opening up ports for admin access, this limits ability to administer the UFL.

    Please support the default server browser for the supported operating systems.

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  10. Add one more option for the "Incoming Timestamps"

    Add one more option for the "Incoming Timestamps"
    Be able to use take the timestamp direkt from connector server/PC.

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  11. GE Proficy to PI / OCS w/o a VPN

    Ability for connectivity for GE Proficy system sent to an external PI System and/or OCS without the use of a VPN.

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  12. Honeywell PHD to PI / OCS w/o a VPN

    Ability for connectivity for Honeywell PHD system sent to an external PI System and/or OCS without the use of a VPN.

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  13. Redfish - Allow port selection from the DCM UI

    When configuring the PI Connector for Redfish, it will default to port 443 for the target Redfish Server. Servers are commonly installed on custom ports. Currently, the port needs to be manually edited in in DataSource.config.json.

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  14. Customer is seeking WW connector to collect data from WW historian but with same naming convention of existing tags

    Customer is seeking WW connector to collect data from WW historian but with same naming convention of existing tags.

    Existing tags were reading from "FxBias interfaces" and in need to let them read from WW historian thru WW connector.

    WW connector is reading names from WW historian and force the names as per WW historian.

    can we rename WW connector created tags to be as per existing tags or not?

    also about compression and exception settings, can we keep existing settings or we must follow WW connector settings only?

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  15. PI Connector for Jason/GBP - Ford Connected Car

    Develop a connector for Jason/GBP - Ford Connected Car

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  16. PI Connector for SPPS

    Develop a connector for SPPS

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  17. PI Connector for GreenButton

    Develop a connector for GreenButton

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  18. PI Connector for Iconics SCADA

    Develop a connector for Iconics SCADA

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  19. PI Connector for National Instruments LabView

    Develop a connector for National Instruments LabView

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  20. PI Connector for PTC ThingWorx

    Develop a connector for PTC ThingWorx

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