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  1. Provide a means to parse/extract data from the response received by PI Notifications after sending a notification to a web service endpoint

    A web service endpoint, for instance ServiceNow, may response with useful information to a notificate, like a ticket number. There should be a way to associate that information with the event frame that triggered the notification.

    15 votes

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  2. 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[]")

    1 vote

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  3. 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!!!

    1 vote

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  4. 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…

    2 votes

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  5. 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).

    2 votes

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  6. 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

    1 vote

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  7. 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

    1 vote

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  8. Notification delay setting similar to True For on EF Gen analysis

    Allow the ability to configure a delay in sending Notifications so that they would only send if the triggering event frame is open for a configurable amount of time.

    This is possible at the analysis level using the True For setting; however, this does not allow to track all triggering events with Event Frames but only be notified for events that last for a certain duration.

    3 votes

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  9. 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.

    2 votes

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  10. Allow notification subscribers based on Severity

    Allow Notification subscribers to receive notification based on severity level. For example if start trigger is warning send it to A, B, C emails; if start trigger severity is minor then send it to A-F emails; etc.

    2 votes

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  11. Allow nameless arrays in Notifications JSON

    Currently, when configuring JSON as the body of a Notification, an array of items has to have a property name--there isn't a way to construct an array of JSON objects where the array isn't prefixed with "name": or some other property name. There are several endpoints that accept arrays of JSON objects but that don't expect the array to appear as a value for a given property, and so allowing syntax like, for instance:

    [0].property1
    [0].property2
    [0].property3
    [1].property1
    [1].property2
    [1].property3

    Would end up with a JSON object that doesn't need the array to appear as the value of a property.…

    5 votes

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  12. 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.

    1 vote

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  13. Allow additional authentication types for web service delivery endpoints in PI Notifications

    Allow for additional authentication types to be added for web service delivery endpoints. Currently, the only available options are Windows, Anonymous, and Basic.

    4 votes

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  14. PI Notifications - HTML editor for delivery formats

    In Design mode, I would like the ability to switch between to the HTML Code of the delivery formats in order to add richer content when I need to.

    10 votes

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  15. Allow dots in JSON property names when using REST Delivery Endpoints

    When configuring a Noification with a REST Delivery Endpoint, there is no way to escape a dot (".") so it doesn't gets interpreted as a path delimiter. There are cases when the dot must be part of the property name. One way to solve it would be to allow escaping it with a backslash or even better (IMHO) to use the JSONPath way to solve this: being able to specify arbitrary property names putting them between brackets and single quotes: ['prop.erty'].

    3 votes

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  16. 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

    2 votes

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  17. 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…

    2 votes

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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.

    1 vote

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  19. Different email formats for event start and end conditions

    There is a requirement to include different information in the email body depending on whether the notification is for the event start or end. Typically, the event start email includes the start time and start values and the event end email also includes the end time, duration, end values and aggregations. The same could be true for other delivery channels.

    Currently, the workaround is to create two Notification Rules, one for event start and one for event end, but this is not ideal.

    11 votes

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  20. 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.

    1 vote

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