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  1. Event frames start trigger on trigger condition change

    I would like to be able to define start trigger that fires a e new event frames only if the start condition changes. I mean:
    - Start trigger: 'Equip Status' = "ON"
    - End trigger: 'Equip rpm' >= 1000
    I would like that the event start is triggered only if the 'Equip Status' changes from OFF to ON (discarding Bad Values).
    This is because when the event ends, the Equip Status is sitll ON and there are lots of false generated events.

    4 votes

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    4 comments  ·  Analytics & Calculations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Allow EventFrame analysis to link EventFrame to Primary Parent Element

    I want to be able to link an EventFrame to the Primary Parent of the Element the EF analysis is defined on.

    E.g. i use a child element to a Unit to contain the logic to detect and generate downtime events. However, i want the downtime event to link to the Unit, and not to the child element.

    I typically structure AF hierarchies using S95. I also use 'functionblocks' to add repeated functions to e.g. a Unit Element, using AF Element Templates for the functionblock.These also include EF analysis. This leads to the EF linked to the functionblock Element below…

    2 votes

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  3. 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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    0 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. 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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    ANSWERED  ·  1 comment  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Spelling mistake in Archive_AutoArchiveFileSize's description

    In the description of the tuning parameter Archive_AutoArchiveFileSize, "occurs" is misspelled as "occurrs". This misspelling is also followed by a semicolon instead of a period.

    1 vote

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  6. Gray out inherited Root Cause Event Frame category

    Gray out or remove the inherited Root Cause Event Frame category to avoid having it selected. This will avoid the error "<Event Frame Category> Already Exists"

    2 votes

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  7. Button for unchecking all Trigger On attributes when setting up an analysis

    When setting up an Analysis in Pi System Explorer as Event Triggered, all attributes will by default be chosen as Trigger on.

    Normally, I would only like the analysis to trigger on one input, if there are many attributes deselecting all is time consuming. There are also a bug (that have been reported earlier which selects all inputs when you do changes to the analysis).

    It would therefore be nice if an option to Deselect All inputs were made available. An option to select all is already there.

    1 vote

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  8. Publish Element Searches Publicly in System Explorer

    Ability to 'Publish' Element searches in System Explorer for all users to see. This ability exists now but the search is only available to user who created it.

    This would let users create custom element searches within each AF database that could be browsed by any other user (AFSDK, PIwebAPI, etc..) When defining a custom search, the user would have the option to 'Publish Publicly' where it becomes like a pseudo-element with children.

    Example: I would like a dynamic element (search) that only contains elements whose Attribute: |Active = True. Since this value changes everyday, I would expect the search…

    3 votes

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  9. troubleshooting AF Analytics with better diagnostics

    I'd like better diagnostic information around why event frames are not create by AF Analytics so that my solutions are of high quality and my users have confidence in their EF data.

    4 votes

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  10. Easy selection of PI Archives to Backup

    Currently, if we want to do a backup of an archive in SMT, we have to tick it. But the customer may has like 500 archives and wants to copy 100 of them. There is currently no friendly-user way to select multiple archives (without unregister them) using strg or shift key (like selecting multiple file on windows)

    2 votes

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  11. Archive Reprocessing Backup

    The current automated Archive reprocessing creates a backup of the original archive in the archive directory. This can lead to a situation where the archive drive runs out of space.

    It would be useful to be able to configure the backup location for the reprocessed archives. This should be a tuning parameter.

    3 votes

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    ANSWERED  ·  1 comment  ·  Data Archive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Display path of element in the PSE

    As a user, I would like to be able to easily see the full path of an element in the General tab, and be able to copy this path to my clipboard.

    1 vote

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  13. Better Handling of Similar Asset Templates

    There needs to be better ways to create and manage element templates for assets that are similar (but not exactly the same to one another).

    For example, reactors might have 50% of attributes consistent across all reactors. 20% of the attributes might be specific to one type of reactor, and another type has other differences. But they are all reactors that are related from a search, analytics, and visualization perspective.

    4 votes

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  14. Add support for clipboard "cut" operation in PI System Explorer

    As a user, I want to be able to perform clipboard "cut" operations in PI System Explorer, so that I can remove an object and store it in the clipboard for later use.

    4 votes

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    3 comments  ·  Asset Framework (AF)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    The “cut” or “move” functionality has not been implemented in PI System Explorer yet, but would be a useful feature. When it is implemented, it will work similar to cut & paste of files in Windows where it will not delete the source until it has been copied to the destination.

  15. Add support for using dynamically resolved attributes as inputs for PE and Event Frame Generation analyses

    As an analysis user, I would like to be able to specify the path for an AF attribute and use it for my calculation logic at all places that expect an attribute input.

    3 votes

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  16. Add functionality to tables to make it more dynamic and easier to configure in a format.

    As a notification user I want to see a table of all the attributes and its values on the target element in my email, furthermore when I add or remove attributes I want to see it automagically updated in my email without me having to reconfigure the table in my format.  

    4 votes

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  17. Provide a way to get context information in Expression and Event Frame Generation analyses

    As a user of Asset Analytics I would like to reference parent element attributes, name, and other context information in Expression and Event Frame Generation analyses, even when it is not known during configuration time what the parent element will be so that I can write better conditionals such as : If ParentElement = “Foo” then ‘..\Foo|attributeFoo’ ELSE ‘..\Bar|attributeBar’

    2 votes

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  18. Improve usability of configuring AF security using PI System Explorer

    As a user, I want to have improved interaction when configuring AF security using PI System Explorer, so that I can make changes to AF security more easily and accurately.

    1 vote

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  19. Create Analysis and Notifications when limits are set on attributes

    As a Notification user I would like a one-click way of configuring a notification on the limits I have set on the attribute so that I spend less time configuring a simple notification such as this.

    1 vote

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  20. Ability to write data to the Buffer Subystem using the AF SDK when PI Data Archive is unavailable at start up

    As an user, I want to be able to write data to the PI Data Archive via the Buffer Subsystem even when the PI Data Archive is unavailable at start up so that my application can continue to run without having to wait for a connection to the PI Data Archive.

    1 vote

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