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  1. Weekly and monthly scheduling of notifications in PSE.

    Please add support in PSE for weekly and monthly scheduling of notifications.

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  2. Further development of PI AF scripting functions

    In many UseCases we need more programability functions in PI. As example loop functions. We like the AF Framework, beacuse if you search in case of a problem you are very fast. But the functionaclity is unfortunatly not very rich.

    Please integrate some more functions or integrate NodeJS, Phyton or
    other scripting capabilities

    11 votes

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  3. Offer extended support for PI ProcessBook for security updates only past 2022

    As other vendors do, offer customers the option to purchase extended support for PI ProcessBook for security updates only past 2022 for at least one year, and reevaluate annually based on number of customers interested.

    This would only apply to security-related fixes, not enhancement or other functionality updates.

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  4. PI Point User Settings in AF Client

    The Suggested PI Point Name configuration item in the AF Client should be able to be set on a AF Server basis instead of a User basis, at least as the initial default. There are default parameters we need to enforce from an enterprise/site level but it become unmanageable when the setting is based on user and PC.

    Example parameters we would have as a default for all users:
    \%Server%\164-%..\Element%.%Element%.%Attribute%-AFA;descriptor=%Attribute|Description%;exdesc=AFPath:%System%\%Database%\%ElementPath%;ptsecurity=piadmin: A(r,w) | piadmins: A(r,w) | PIWorld: A(r,w);step=0

    11 votes

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  5. Allow Asset Analytics to Evaluate functions for questionable flagged values

    Data can be flagged as questionable, which should mean the value may or may not be valid. Asset Analytics seems to be rejecting the value as Bad. The function instead should evaluate the result, but flagging the result as questionable as well.

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  6. 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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  7. Rollup Analysis - Filter Attribute Names at both Root & Child Level

    Requesting the ability to be able to filter at BOTH the root level (parent attribute) and child level (child attribute) when doing a rollup analysis.

    If you have the same child attribute names under different parent attributes (i.e. Children: YTD, MTD ; Parents: Energy Consumed, Energy Produced), you are unable to filter on them explicitly unless you make the name unique enough. This ultimately causes a repeat in naming from the parent (i.e. Children: YTD Energy Consumed, MTD Energy Consumed).

    11 votes

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  8. Add filters support to AF Summary calculations

    PI-DataLink allows for filtering of aggregate calculations, for example to get the average inlet temperature of a compressor when the turbine speed is > 1000 RPM.

    This is not possible with AF. The KB01120 article does not work and is very messy and relies on the output to be written to a new PIPoint - which is wasteful on licenses.

    AF-SDK filteredSummaries call do work.

    It would be best to support this directly within the product. One option might be to add the filter expression to the PIPoint Data Reference conifguration window. As well as providing the time offset, e.g.…

    11 votes

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  9. Possibility to disable the message "An AFEnumerationSet matching the digital state set for PI Point was not found" in PI System Explorer

    I would like to have the option to disable the feature introduced in PI System Explorer 2018 SP2 to pop up the following message when an Enumeration set does not match the name of a digital set in the PI Data Archive:
    "An AFEnumerationSet matching the digital state set for PI Point was not found"

    The message appears every time you open a new element with attributes with not matching Enumeration sets for each of those attributes.This can become very tiresome.

    11 votes

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  10. As an administrator, I would like to be able to backfill data that crosses over a versioning event

    Use case:
    1. An element has an attribute that looks up information on equipment configuration (ex: a pump rate)
    2.  Due to an equipment change, the lookup table and the element were increased in version
    3. A backfill needed to be performed on an analysis that included the attribute which changed, and the date range spans over multiple version effective dates. The desired behavior would be to use the latest version of the attribute's value since the last effective date, and the previous version of the attribute's value before the last effective date.
    4.  Currently, the backfill cannot go further…

    11 votes

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  11. 2 factor authentication

    As a user, I would like PI Data Archive to provide 2 factor authentication.

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  12. Notification when message sent to Delivery Endpoint is rejected

    When a notification is sent to a delivery endpoint (web service) and the message is rejected, no failure notification is shown within PSE.  In order to track this issue I currently have to sift through the log files looking for exceptions such as this:

    Exception: System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapException: Internal Error EventFrameId=8286c3f8-1241-11e9-80df-005056b06dd7, EventFrameName=Meter Value Change Detected 2019-01-07 01:00:00.000, NotificationId=4ab639dd-5241-43ca-a205-05226d1559b2, NotificationName=Maximo Web Service, EngineOperation=EventFrameChange

    I then have to turn on advanced logging via the Notifications.UserNLog.config file and then go back to my log file to see which analysis/notification is throwing the error.

    As with Analyses, can I get some way to know if notifications…

    11 votes

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  13. Support User Information in Connection History Tool

    (pidiag -connectionhistory)

    Support the collection and retrieval of PI / Windows user information by the connection history database.  

    Currently, the connection history database only stores IP addresses which can be misleading when multiple multiple users work from the same computer.

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  14. Trigger notification email when event frame has been acknowledged

    I would like to configure notifications such that an email is sent when the event frame has been acknowledged.

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  15. PSE attribute search by data reference

    Extend attribute search in PSE to limit search by data reference. One use case is when we want to do a reset to template in bulk, it would be nice to only return attributes that use PI Point data reference. If I understand the release notes correctly, the enhancement below to AF 2017 R2 should make this possible; is that correct?
    91601
    New PlugIn and PlugInName query filters were added to AFAttributeSearch, AFAnalysisSearch, AFAnalysisTemplateSearch, and AFNotificationContactTemplateSearch (e.g. PlugIn:"PI Point") to allow applications to search by the plug-in type.

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  16. Display time when analysis went into error

    PI System Explorer should show the last time an analysis went into error on the Management tab.

    11 votes

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    In order to track last execution time for analyses across restarts, we would have to store this information somewhere. At the same time, you can already look at the output timestamp of the calculation results to see the last time an analysis successfully produced an output. If we were to make that available on the Management tab, would that suffice?

  17. Ability to search find where specific UOM are used

    As a user, I want to be able to find where specific UOM are used, so that I know the impact of UOM changes to my PI AF hierarchy.

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  18. Further development of PI Notification

    Unfortunatly PI Notfication is an very old tool.
    The Tool is very old and slow.
    Improvements are needed.

    Improvements needed:
    1. Performance Update for the engineering tool in the AF is very poor
    2. Functionality to send an event to an webapi is very basic. we need more functionality to connect also webapi's with a very strong authentification concept

    10 votes

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  19. Multi Language Support for AF Elements and Attributes

    We use PI in an multilingual context.
    Therefore we need an functionality to support.

    It would be good if you could enter a translation list for several languages for all elements and attributes. This language must be selectable and accessible via all interfaces as well as via PI VIsion.

    10 votes

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  20. 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.

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