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  1. Share custom message formats between notification rule templates

    Allow custom message formats to be shared between notification rule templates that live on the same element template and/or utilize the same event frame template.

    Example:

    An event frame template specifies an event frame attribute that will vary between several integer values.
    Several Notification rule templates can be configured on the same element that trigger on the creation of event frames using this event frame template.
    Each Notification Rule template will trigger on different values of the event frame attribute.
    Each Notification Rule template should use the same message format, but will specify a different set of subscribers.
    Currently, the…

    5 votes
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  2. Give users the option to search existing Notification Contact Groups

    In the "Contacts" pane, allow users to search through existing Notification Contact Groups.
    Additionally, give users the option to organize contact groups in some way, either by who created the group or by extending AF Categories to the contacts pane.

    Example:

    Notification Contact Groups can be configured to match how various engineers are organized into different teams throughout a company.
    However, another engineer using AF may unknowingly create duplicate notification contact groups, as they cannot easily find an existing contact group with the desired configuration.
    This leads to inconsistencies between notifications (different contact groups that reference the same list of…

    3 votes
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  3. Ability to send a notification as a voice call to a phone

    As a notification user, I want to receive a phone call when my equipment fails and I want the message I had configured in the format read out to me.

    4 votes
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  5. Allow Notification rules to return an EF attribute value belonging to a different event frame in AF

    I have a scenario where I would like that a certain Notification Rule, set for an Event Frame analysis (EF1), allows to return the value of an EF attribute belonging to a different Event Frame (EF2).

    On this scenario, the EF2 is triggered and finishes inside the time period of EF1.

    I would like to have the possibility that when EF1 is triggered the notification rules allow to find the value of the attribute belonging to EF2.

    14 votes
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  6. As a notifications admin, I have to move between the management plugin and elements page when I want to edit multiple notifications

    With PI Notifications 1.X, a notifications admin, had the ability to use the “Notifications” tab in PSE. Some users would frequently use this tab to run a search on their notifications and return a results set (list of notifications matching their search criteria). Then they would navigate through this list and find the notifications they want to make an edit to. For example, if they wanted to remove a contact from several notifications in this list, they could choose one notification, remove a contact, check-in, select a different notification in the list, remove a contact, check-in, rinse and repeat.

    With…

    2 votes
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  7. Allow new Delivery Endpoints to auto-populate with Active Directory fields

    When creating a new Delivery Endpoint in PI System Explorer, provide configuration option to retrieve information from Active Directory.  This can include automatically populating the "To Email" field with the AD "Business Phone" field to create new endpoints for receiving Notifications via text message.

    2 votes
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  8. delivery endpoint

    When creating a new Delivery Endpoint in PI System Explorer, provide option to retrieve information from Active Directory.  This can include automatically populating the "To Email" field with the AD "Business Phone" field to create new endpoints for receiving Notifications via text message.

    1 vote
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  9. Resend Interval value inside an attribute

    As a PI System Administrator, I want to set the Resend Interval at an attribute so I do not have to enter every time at the notification and take some time to change it.

    From time to time we have different priority levels on our equipment that needs more monitoring due to unwanted conditions, especially if there might be something going wrong. Doing it directly at attributes would save a lot of time.

    3 votes
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  10. Notification email Acknowledgment via an app

    The idea would be to have a way of acknowledging the notification email in a specific and simple app. When the notification is pushed to this app the user simply acknowledges it and the system would recognize it.

    2 votes
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  11. Edit Notify Option in bulk

    They want to know if it is possible to set the Subscriber Notify Option as Event start and End as default in the new PI Notifications Rules

    They claim it is hard to set it for all the subscribers one by one.

    There is currently no way to do that and they would like to have at least the option to do that in bulk.

    10 votes
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  12. Enable to change the font settings for dynamic content values in Notifications Message Format

    customer wants to change the font settings for a dynamic content values in the Notification E-mail message format. Only fixed text are only allowed to change. Once the Content value is selected, the Designer icons grey out.

    2 votes
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  13. Omit the predefined comment "Notifcation sent to 1 subscriber" in an event

    Is it possible to omit the predefined comment/annotation "Notifcation sent to 1 subscriber" in an event?
    We want to send notifcations but these related comments in all events are undesirable.
    We want the operation staff to comment every event and then we want to evaluate the events and comments in excel or have a look at the comments in PI Vision.
    And there it's unconvenient if in front of every user comment is an unwanted Notification info which make sorting and getting a quick overview difficult.

    1 vote
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  14. Dependency between Notifications

    It would be nice to have a dependency between Notification in a way that if one Notification is sent other Notifications are not sent.

    My use case is this. I have a corporate AF Server that monitors multiple sites. If a site loses power, I would like my subscribers to be notified once of the power outage and not notified for each system and subsystem. This has happen in the past were a power outage caused a few thousand of emails to be sent which bogged down the SMTP server. Instead a simple email notifying the subscribers of the power…

    4 votes
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  15. Notifications 2012 Email Acknowledgment System

    To have an email acknowledgement system where recipients can reply to the email and have the notification acknowledged

    2 votes
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  16. Option to change (or extend) mail format on element level

    For some elements, i would like to add some extra agreement specific text to the notification mail.

    There is currently no good method for doing this, since this is locked to the template.

    I suggest that which mail goes out to each subscriber could be changed on element level (treat as the value of an attribute).

    1 vote
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  17. PI Notifications: Run exe on notification trigger

    When a trigger condition is satisfied run an executable. This might be possible using Custom Delivery Channel but Custom Delivery Channels are no longer supported in PI Notifications 2.x

    3 votes
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  18. Provide option for backfilling history and details within notification email

    The Notifications rules email format should include backfilling history and details of its respective event frame in the content options. The backfilling content can include:
    - Completed Time
    - Start Time
    - End Time
    - Last Evaluation
    - Events Processed

    See the screenshot attached to see an example of the dialog that appears when hovering over the event frame or analysis. This would provide information to the users to know if these were recalculated.

    3 votes
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  19. Dialog for configuring notifications

    I would be good to have a dialog for configuring notifications setting as it was available in the old notifications version.
    It seems strange to me to change values in the configuration database.

    1 vote
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  20. Online Course for PI Notification Rules

    I believe the rather complex process of migrating from the legacy version of PI Notifications to PI Notification Rules and the new paradigm of how they operate deserves an online course in how to migrate, set up, configure, test and improve your new PI Notification Rules.

    4 votes
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