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  1. Backfill/Recalculate over future data

    The ability to backfill an analysis using an end time in the future. This would read data from future inputs and write the results as future values.

    15 votes
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    3 comments  ·  PI AF SDK  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Mention in the AF SDK reference documentation that exception is not applied by the UpdateValues method

    The UpdateValues method does not implement by itself the exception mechanism. Exception is applied on the client side, for instance by UniInt interfaces.

    As a developer,  I would like this fact to be mentioned in the documentation to avoid confusion:
    https://techsupport.osisoft.com/Documentation/PI-AF-SDK/html/MOSIsoftAFDataAFDataUpdateValues1.htm

    4 votes
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    2 comments  ·  PI AF SDK  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    PLANNED  ·  Christopher Manhard responded

    Documentation for methods PIPoint.UpdateValue(s) and PIServer UpdateValues will contain this note in 2017 R2.

  3. Implement GetValue().ValueAs<Insert Type Here> for all possible AF Value Types.

    Currently, the AFSKD GetValue() method supports GetValue().ValueAsInt32, .ValueAsDouble, and .ValueAsSingle. However, there are other possible AF Value Types, such as "Boolean". The AFSDK should expand the GetValue().ValueAs functionality to include all possible AF Value Types.

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    2 comments  ·  PI AF SDK  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Offer AF SDK as a Nuget package

    To help with quicker deployment, having AF SDK as a nuget package would speed up development and lower barrier to developing against a PI System.

    10 votes
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    1 comment  ·  PI AF SDK  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Expose PI Network Manager Statistics via AF SDK

    As of now, we can get PINetMgr statistics via PowerShell command Get-PIConnectionStatistics. # of users familiar with AF SDK are more than with PowerShell.
    It will be nice feature addition in AF SDK, and usability will also increased.

    19 votes
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  6. Improve AF Search PI AF SDK with ORed option

    PI AF SDK - Search Query Syntax - Filters

    Allow results to be ORed. Currently Results can only be ANDed.

    4 votes
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    0 comments  ·  PI AF SDK  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    PLANNED  ·  Christopher Manhard responded

    This is planned for the 2018 R2 release for AF based searches. Note that while the user interface in PSE will allow OR clauses to be typed in, there will not yet be a user interface in 2018 R2 to help you build OR clauses.

  7. Expose methods to retrieve messages from the PI Message log to PI AF SDK

    Add methods to retrieve messages from the local and remote PI Message Logs where remote can refer a PI Data Archive node or any remote PINS.

    Because the EventLog Class in .NET Framework provides access to local and remote Event Logs, offering the AF (Server) Event Log through PI AF SDK is not necesarry.

    24 votes
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