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  1. Allow diagnostic tags per failover node for batch interfaces

    Batch interfaces should allow for diagnostic tags per failover node, just like UniInt based interfaces. Currently, there is no differentiation between the diagnostic tags for the primary failover node versus the backup failover node. The Location3 field is used to hold the failover ID of UniInt based interfaces so that there is a unique set of tags per failover node, however for some bizarre reason the Location3 field for batch interfaces stores the diagnostic tag index even though the diagnostic tag pointer exists in the ExDesc field. While not all diagnostics tags may be of interest for the backup node,…

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  2. Double check window required when deleting an instance in PI Event Frames Interface Manager

    As a PI System Admin, I would like to see a confirmation window (acceptation pop-up message), when deleting Interface instances in PI Event Frames Interface Manager. This would minimize the deletion of the instances by error.

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  3. Create event frames from DeltaV Alarms & Events (EMDVB)

    Alarm tags created by EMDVB can be difficult to analyze at scale. Event frames are a natural format for alarms because they have start and end times, durations, and can have different severities. PI client tools allow simple querying of event frames and let us to easily view our alarms in context of process data. Additionally it is easier to analyze EFs at scale using BI tools.

    It would be valuable if EMDVB could automatically generate event frames from the DeltaV Event Chronicle and associate it with elements in AF. For example, we may want to specify the event frame…

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  4. PI EMDVB Interface - Allow to retrieve "description" column content from SQL DB

    The interface can retrieves Report events [Event,value="Report"].
    Within these events, [Descript] - parameter returning "category" from SQL database.
    We could not retrieve "description" column contents from the SQL DB [BReportEvent] table.
    See case 00902899.

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  5. Improve the recovery process for long EFGEN batches

    Currently if EFGEN is configured to evaluate PI Points at the event end, long batches require recovery start time to be set before the start of the batch. This leads to a long recovery process as many completed batches will be evaluated again.

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  6. PI Werum PAS-X Batch Interface - Event frame creation for Interface Basic Functions

    Allow the PI Interface for Werum PAS-X Batch to create event frames for Interface Basic Function created by the Message Based Shopfloor Integration (MSI) feature package for Werum PAS-X. The Interface Basic Function describe the communication between PAS-X and the ordering system e.g. DCS, with order parameters for workflows, status and exceptions etc.

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  7. Provide an option to show source batches of merged batches as child event frames

    PI Interfaces for Batch allow source batches to be merged into one merge batch and then store the source batch properties as extended properties on the event frame. There should be an option to show source batches of merged batches as child event frames rather than extended properties.

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  8. Data Verification for the PI Interface for Emerson DeltaV Batch

    Add a feature that performs a verification check of the data in PI against data in the DeltaV Historian and provide a report of any missing or mismatched data.

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  9. Add the ability to create custom Performance tag names for the PI Batch Interfaces

    Add the ability to create custom Performance tag names for the PI Batch Interfaces.

    For systems with numerous batch interfaces the Performance tag naming convention does not intuitively distinguish between interface instances since the Interface ID is the only unique text in the tag name.

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  11. Allow the Event Frame Templates to be fully customizable in the PI Interface for EMDVB

    Allow the Event Frame Templates to be fully customizable. This will give the flexibility to remove attributes like Product from the PIBatch and Procedure, as it is represented in the lower levels of Event Frames.

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  12. Pi Event Frames Interface Manager, "Remove Interface" needs an 'Are you sure?' pop up box to prevent accidental deletion

    In PI Event Frames Interface Manager, there needs to be a 'Are you sure?' pop up after clicking "Remove Interface" button to prevent accidental deletion of interfaces.

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  13. WonderWare InBatch - change phase state logic when a phase end event occurs at the same time as phase start event

    When a phase end event is received at the same time as a phase start event, the WWInBatch interface currently creates batches/event frames of zero duration despite there being phase state events under the phase event.
    It would be helpful if the interface logic is updated so that either:
    the phase end time is updated to the timestamp of the most current phase end event
    or ignore phase end events that happen at the same time as phase start events.

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