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  1. PI UFL Connector Event Frame Generator enhancement and bugfixes

    Currently it is not possible to create an event frame from the PI UFL Connector linked to an existing element, despite the documentation does not specifically mention this restriction, you can only link the new event frame to an element created within the current capture ( #902422 )

    This is really a bad limitation and a really bad practice.

    Example :
    For an equipment I'm getting csv files at the end of its batch run, and it would be extremely helpful to create for every file loaded by the UFL a specific event frame directly linked to the equipment ,…

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  2. Enable child Event Frames for Alarms and Conditions from PI Connector for Siemens Simatic PCS 7

    Would like to see states of alarms captured as child Event Frames of the parent alarm Event Frame that is currently created. Today this data is only captured in tags.

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  3. In the DCM, can we display the PI DA and PI AF versions when we click on the node?

    Display the version of the PI DA and PI AF systems when the user clicks on the node, then clicks a "more" hyperlink, when displaying config the DCM.

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  4. UFL Connector - sort input files by parameters other than name

    Allow the UFL Connector to sort input files by parameters other than the name.  This will be useful in cases where file naming conventions will lead to large amounts of OOO data.

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  5. IED Security for PI Connector for IEC61850

    Enable the connector such that it can use the IEC61850 security parameters of username and password,

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  6. Wonderware Historian Connector Should store description in an AF attribute

    Wonderware Historian Connector should store description in an AF attribute.

    It has the description in hand as it is written to the PI tag descriptor

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  7. Support Assigning Point Sources for Connectors

    Connectors currently assign point sources; this is not user configurable.  In addition, all connector of like kind get the same point source.  This makes it difficult to determine which tags "belong" to which connector node.  Users would like to be able to monitor\count\filter searches based on connector node.

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  8. Make the connector a BACnet Device (get a BTL listing)

    Some devices can only send COV notifications to other BACnet devices. Since the Connector is not a device and does not respond to who-is messages (and does not listen on port 47808), the connector is unable to utilize COV subscriptions for these devices.

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  9. Need EtherNet/IP connector to be able to read and write.

    Need EtherNet/IP connector to be able to read and write.
    Currently EtherNet/IP connector is read only.

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  10. Naming of the Data Access Filter File when exporting the available Type Definitions

    Currently, the filename will always be AvailableTypeDefinitions.csv. The filename should contain at a minimum the data source name.

    For example: <DataSource>_<DateTime>_AvailableTypeDefinitions.csv

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  11. PI Connector for Allotrope Foundation Standards (Lab Equipment)

    Create a connector that supports the allotrope foundation standards for laboratory equipment.

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  12. Allow overriding of point and data security newly created points

    As a PI Admin, I want to specify my desired point and data security in the UFL configuration files for the new tags that the connector creates. I want to be able to set this on an instance by instance basis to override the inheritance from the PIPOINT table. This would be similar to the functionality that already is implemented in the Batch Framework interfaces.

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  13. Use units in the attribute templates of the element templates that PI Connectors create

    Currently, all of the attribute templates of the element templates that PI Connectors create have their unit stated in their description but do not have a Default UOM assigned to them. Please assign Default UOMs to the attribute templates to save the user from doing this manually.

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  14. Put a PI Collective note directly on the Server List page

    The PI Connector user guides mention "For a PI Data Archive collective, add each member of the collective to the PI Data servers list, not the collective itself." It would be useful to have this note directly on the Server List page.

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  15. Cognex Vision System Connector

    I am interested in a Cognex Vision System Connector.

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  16. Allow specifying UOM for new AF attributes created by UFL or OMF

    I'd like the ability to specify UOM for new attributes that I create. Adding categories as well would be even better!

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  17. Validate credentials before running connector

    Need a way to easily confirm that the credentials are correct before I try and run the connector.  Would like to see any errors surfaced via the web page so I can troubleshoot.

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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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