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  1. Show "Subscriber Escalation Timeout" parameter in PI System Explorer

    In PI System Explorer's UI, you can configure time intervals for escalation groups. If the SubscriberEscalationTimeout parameter is different from the escalation group's interval, the notification will not deliver on the right interval and there will be no indication of the setting in PSE.

    Currently, the only way to modify it is to use PI Builder. This parameter should be visible in PSE as it directly impacts notification behavior.

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  2. Send screenshots via Notification E-Mail without embedded link

    As explained here: https://pisquare.osisoft.com/s/question/0D71I000002Qce2

    As we have lots of external users, we have a PI Vision server that uses OpenID and two factor authentication.
    However, the PI Notification system does not support that. So screenshots are made on a PI Vision server that uses Windows authentication via Kerberos, but is unreachable for practically everyone.
    However, currently all screenshots have a link to the dashboard embedded. Having a dead/unreachable link embedded in the image leads to lots of confusion and questions. That's why we want only the image, but no link.

    Optimally, this would be a parameter that could be set…

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  3. Schedule PI Notifications "outages"

    It would be very useful if an "outage" for PI Notifications could be scheduled. We often start or finish maintenance well outside of work hours, and the flood of PI Notifications can annoy users who are not on site.
    Ideally we could set an outage for PI Notification emails during a set advance time (eg between 5 and 8am on the 19th June 2021).

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  4. Summary Notifications

    Add the ability to send one email with multiple notifications inside it. User can get overwhelmed if they're getting a lot of SQC notifications at once, would be nice if it was one email with the various notifications listed.

    This would work: Every X minutes the Summary would run and if any new notifications came up it would send them as one email.

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  5. Web Service Configuration - Dynamic "Path" for the JSON Body

    Allow free-form JSON construction. Maybe not replace the simple JSON guide that is the only entry form now, but free-form would allow the kind of flexibility that would empower the user.

    This would allow a single template to be used, rather than the workaround to manually override the template for every individual sensor configured, resulting in hundreds of template copies in which only the "Path" field is edited

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  6. Setting to send email notification to all subscribers on one email

    I believe this has been requested before by someone but I can't find it so I am submitting a new feedback/request. It would be very useful if there was a setting for PI Notifications that would allow for sending emails to all subscribers on a notification rule in a single email instead of sending individual emails to each subscriber. For example, if there was a setting that would allow sending one email for a notification rule with all subscribers on the "TO" line that would allow users on the email notification to see who else received the alert and provide…

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  7. Ability to change notifications in bulk for delivery channel

    API Rest delivery channel has one format, it is configured for one template. Customer would like to implement it for all of the templates in bulk.

    Two Notification Templates could be linked to two different Analysis Templates that can be linked to two different Event Frame templates. Therefore the options to populate the delivery end point could be different between notification template. SQL stores a GUID in the properties of the delivery format, applying in bulk would also mean copying over GUIDs which would result in the wrong configuration.

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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.

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  9. 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.

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  10. Extend existing Notify Options for a group if a delivery endpoint is added

    If a new delivery point is added to a group, the existing notify options for the existing members of the group are not extended to the member. And with many AF databases, templates, notifications - having to find them and change them in PI Builder - not really a workable option.

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  11. stateless http request in notification (REST not WS)

    To push data to another system (here to our MES), we would like to execute by a notification an http request e.g. as composed by JSON (POST) or URI-Builder (GET), but not as a WebService (upgrade: websocket). Just using a simple stateless http-request. This opens up the possibility to push information to many other systems e.g. using apache with cgi-bin. The implementation effort on your side should be very small, because it's easier than a WS you already have. One thing I tried is to switch off by (re)setting the http header CONNECT and UPGRADE, but this is not possible…

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  12. Add support for multi-dimensional array parameters in SOAP delivery endpoints

    Currently, while the UI can recognize parameter types as multi-dimensional arrays, the configuration UI for a Notification Rule does not allow access beyond the first array dimension.

    It would be useful to have full support for parameters configured as multi-dimensional arrays (i.e "MyType[][]") in addition to the exsisting support for 1-dimensional arrays ("MyType[]")

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  13. Set subscription configuration and notify option by group for all members

    When setting configuration and notify options for a group subscription, apply the choice for the group to all members, but allow customization by member. Having to set for every member - PAIN!!!

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  14. Add 'do not reply' to test emails

    When testing email for a new contact/delivery point, add something about 'do not reply to this address' on test emails

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  15. Add option to add a footer at the bottom of a notification telling the user the path to the notification

    Add option to include the path to a notification in AF - useful for troubleshooting -

    \AF Server Name\AF Database Name\Path(to element)\Notification Rule Name

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  16. PI Notification periodic schedule

    To update the last send time of the notification to be based on the configured time in the periodic schedule to resend the notification but not the time of the last notification sent.

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  17. Handle case where the analysis service force closes and reopens an event frame better

    Notifications should not send a close notification for an event frame that was temporarily closed by the PI Analysis Service.

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  18. PI Notifications REST endpoint message formats more customizable

    As a user, I would like to have more customization over the message formats of REST endpoints by being able to use substitution parameters.

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  19. Allow Access to Analysis Variable Values in Notification Rules

    I tried to look but didn't see this requested. It would be very useful if the values of the variable(s) created in an Analysis could be accessed from the Manage Formats page of a Notification Rule. I know you can create output attribute and map the output of an Analysis to an attribute, then reference that from the Manage Formats page. However it would be much better if any variable created in the Analysis that is tied to the Notification Rule could be accessed when creating the email format. This would provide an easy way to for example create a…

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  20. Global Resend and Non-Repetition Interval setting

    It would be nice to have the possibility of setting a global resend and non-repetition interval.

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