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  1. Provide documentation and examples of how to interact with the PI Data Collection Manager API.


    • Enable Programmatic configuration for OMF applications to automate onboarding process

    • Swagger specification

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  2. 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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  3. Identify the updated or changed nodes on the Type Definitions Export

    Be able to identify the changed (new, updated, removed) nodes that are exported in the Available Type Definitions file through the connector interface.   For systems that are in flux, there's not another way to identify those PI AF elements / attributes that are changed without saving different versions of the Export file and using a file comparison tool to see what has changed.  If the export file contained a date on each item on when it was created/updated (if that's available) that would help identify the new or changed items.

    When there are nodes and attributes that were removed from…

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  4. Disable Meta data collection for the PI Connector for Wonderware Historian

    We would like to have a way to disable the PI Connector for Wonderware Historian's ability to  collect descriptions and engineering units in the historian.  These can be incorrect at times in the Wonderware Historian.

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  5. Customizable compression / exception rules based on Span

    When using Connectors, it would be desirable to specify a rule to set up exception / compression based on the Span of a tag.

    For example:
    1. Span <100 excdevpercent = 0.1% / excdev = 0.1 and comdevpercent = 0.2% / comdev = 0.2   
    2. Span < 1000 excdevpercent = 0.2% / excdev = 0.2 and comdevpercent = 0.4% / comdev = 0.4
    3. Span < 10000 excdevpercent = 1% / excdev = 1 and comdevpercent = 2% / comdev = 2
    ...

    The rule could also take into account the Unit of Measure, for example:

    Span < 100 AND…

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  6. Branson Welders

    I am interested in a Branson Welders Connector.

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  7. PI Connector for Yokogawa Exaquantum Batch

    Develop a connector for Yokogawa Exaquantum Batch

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  8. PI Connector for Ex-passport ABB

    Develop a connector for Ex-passport ABB

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  9. PI Connector for GE MARK 5 and MARK 6

    Develop a connector for GE MARK 5 and MARK 6

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  10. PI Connector for IFS ERP

    Develop a connector for IFS ERP

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  11. PI Connector for INGENU Intellect

    Develop a connector for INGENU Intellect

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  12. PI Connector for Rockwell (APM/AF Sync Connector)

    Develop a connector for Rockwell (APM/AF Sync Connector)

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  13. PI Connector for Camstar - MES

    Develop a connector for Camstar - MES

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  14. PI Connector for CDF (Military Vehicles)

    Develop a connector for CDF (Military Vehicles)

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  15. PI Connector for Factory Talk PLC's

    Develop a connector for Factory Talk PLC's

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  16. PI Connector for Hitachi Micro Sigma

    Develop a connector for Hitachi Micro Sigma

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  17. PI Connector for Honeywell TDC 3000

    Develop a connector for Honeywell TDC 3000

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  18. PI Connector for Honeywell TPS

    Develop a connector for Honeywell TPS

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  19. PI Connector for IEC 102

    Develop a connector for IEC 102

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  20. PI Connector for Johnson Controls Metasys

    Develop a connector for Johnson Controls Metasys

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