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  1. efgen

    Allow EFGen to use a Mix of PITAG + Text for the Creation of event frame names . Concatenate a Text + PITAG for example

    5 votes

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  2. PI EFGen 4.1+ has limited recovery capabilities

    Up to PI EFGen 4.0, we were able to backfill OOO Event Frames by simply inputting the start and end time of the corresponding period. Since 4.1, this must be done in a per-event basis, since larger time ranges are modified so that RST matches the start of the latest active event and OOO EFs are missed.

    6 votes

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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…

    2 votes

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  4. 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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  5. Batch Interface for Honeywell Experion

    We are in need of a PI Batch/AF Events Interface to store data from Honeywell Experion Batch or Honeywell Procedure Analyst into PI Asset Framework.

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  6. 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.

    2 votes

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  7. 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.

    3 votes

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  8. Allow using SQL as a data source for FactoryTalk Batch

    Rockwell FactoryTalk Batch v12.01 allows to output batch data to a SQL database as well as EVT files. Just like with EMDVB, the PI Interface for FTBatch should be able to use both data sources.

    7 votes

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  9. 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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  10. Add support for workgroups for PI Interface for Emerson DeltaV Syncade

    Add support for workgroups for PI Interface for Emerson DeltaV Syncade

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  11. Update EFGen Interface Health Tags To Allow For Better Status Monitoring

    The current EFGen interface "Status" health tag displays a value of "Good" if it is connected to the data source but does not factor in if it is writing Event Frame data to PI. There is not currently a straightforward way to drive a PI Notification to alert that there may be an interface issue in the scenario that the interface is connected to the data source but can not write event frames. Either the criteria for what results in a status of "Good" needs to be revisited to include both connectivity to the source data as well as actively…

    38 votes

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  12. Support Werum PAS|X 3.2 and PAS|X Data Access (PDA)

    Werum has recently released the next version of their PAS|X Database, and it bolsters a new method of Data Access. OSIsoft will need to release an re-tooled version of their PI Interface for Werum PAS|X to support this latest Werum version and the new data access method.

    8 votes

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  13. 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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  14. Capture data from ABB 800xA that doesn't follow ISA88

    ABB 800xA offers a batch capture mode that is more flexible than ISA88 since it doesn't match all unit procedures to units, but rather acquires them at the beginning of the batch. Currently the interface is designed to only retrieve batches that follow the ISA88 model.

    4 votes

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  15. Link Referenced Elements from Unitprocedure to Procedure Event

    When Eventframe Batches are created by a Batch Interface, the used Unit in the plant is created as Element in AF and linked to the Unitprocedure EventFrame. Unfortunately it is not linked to the parent Procedure Event, leaving the "referenced Element" list of procedure event empty.
    If a user wants to create a report over all Procedures a certain unit was involved, he has to download all Procedure Events and Unitprocedures via Datalink and do the filtering there.
    With PI Batch it was possible to search for PI Batches using PI UnitBatch criteria like Unitname. We need this feature in…

    14 votes

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  16. Allow renaming of diagnostic tags for batch interfaces

    Batch interfaces should follow a similar approach to UniInt based interfaces to retrieve the diagnostic tags. That is to say they should pull the diagnostic tags based on the PointSource, Location1, and ExDesc, not a hardcoded name based purely on EXE name and Location1. This would allow the PI admin to name tags to their organization's naming convention and also avoid naming conflicts between interface instances of the same type running on another interface node.

    4 votes

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  17. Fix MAXSTOPTIME parameter for batch interfaces

    The MAXSTOPTIME parameter for batch interfaces does not kill the interface process when the limit is exceeded, however the parameter does work for UniInt based interfaces. Please fix the batch interfaces so that the interface process is killed once the MAXSTOPTIME has elapsed.

    3 votes

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  18. Enhance how batch interfaces write to the message logs

    Batch interfaces should write their messages to the message logs using the Source1 and Source2 fields just like UniInt based interfaces. Currently, batch interfaces leave these 2 fields blank. Source1 should contain the process name or similar and Source2 should contain a string in the format of "<PointSource> | <Location1/ID> | <FailoverID>". Having this will greatly help PI administrators filter the logs based on point source, especially when there are 20+ interfaces running on a server.

    3 votes

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  19. 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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  20. Batch Framework Interfaces - Support of two byte languages

    Batch Framework Interfaces currently do not support two byte languages. Please add support of two byte languages to batch interfaces.

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