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  1. Alphabetize Selections in drop downbox when creating filters in EF, etc.

    In PI System Explorer, when creating a filter for looking at Event Frames, in the dropdown box, the selection items aren’t sorted in alphabetic order.  It is an arduous task to review each of the selections to pick the one that you want. It would be nice if they were in alphabetical order, or if there was a search feature.

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  3. Expose whether or not an attribute template is overridden on the element in PI System Explorer

    When I override an attribute template on an element (for example, changed descriptions), it would be useful to see some sort of flag on the attribute in PSE to let me know that it’s no longer linked to the template

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  4. When calling PI Point data values using RelativeTime, the timestamp should show the time of that value not the time of the call.

    When calling PI Point data values using RelativeTime, the timestamp should show the time of that value not the time of the call. In PI Server 2012 the time of the value was shown when using the RelativeTime call from PI System Explorer. In the PI Asset Framework 2017 R2 the time stamp shows the current time and not the time of the value the attribute is displaying.

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  5. AF external table cache

    We have some central tables which we want to be accessible for all AF users like the central telephone directory (to add information about maintenance contacts for example). This table is quite big in a company with several thousands of employees and frequently requested in the future. Here it would be nice to have a central cache mechanism and not only a userspecific Client Cache mechanism.

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  6. Allow the boxes in PI System Explorer's Security Configuration window to be vertically resized

    In PI System Explorer → File → Database → Edit Security, the border under the "Items to Configure" box and above "Identities" and "Permissions for" should be adjustable. This would allow "Items to Configure" to grow and the other 2 boxes to shrink. Currently, "Items to Configure" always has a vertical scroll bar, but the boxes below might have unused vertical space if there are few enough identities.

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  7. Tool for SQL Security and Consistency Check for the PI AF Server

    It is difficult to manage the AF security complexity and ensure proper authorizations so that there are no security holes.  I would like a built-in tool that can go through and check various aspects of AF/PIFD security and integrity and generate a report.

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  8. If the reference UOM of a UOM changes, relabel the sample conversion immediately

    If you add or edit a UOM and change the reference UOM when the method type is "Simple", the sample conversion will not reflect this change unless the factor or the offset is edited.

    Instead, the change in the reference UOM should be reflected immediately in the sample conversion.

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  9. If an attribute template changes type from A to B and uses A's default value, then use B's default value

    If an attribute template is of data type A and its default value is the default value of data type A, then if we change the attribute template's data type to B, then the attribute template's default value should become the default value of B.

    For example, if the last data type that I set on any attribute or attribute template is string, then if I add a new attribute template, it will already be of type string and will have a default value of empty string. This is great.

    However, if the last data type that I set on…

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  10. Add a space before "Template" in the default element template name after using "Convert To Template"

    Currently, if you convert an element to a template, the default name of the template is of the form "[Element Name]Template". Please consider changing this to "[Element Name] Template" to increase readability and make the name more consistent with how English (or whatever language) is written.

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  11. Better handling of bulk deletion of open event frames

    I have a case with a customer who would like Notifications/Analyses to better handle situations where opened event frames are deleted in bulk. From the case, this process can cause Notifications to get in a bad state and cause a temporary delay in emails being sent out if backfilling is occuring in parallel. Customer would like this process to be improved.

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  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.

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  14. 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.

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  15. 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.

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  16. Better handling of data from mobile or shared equipment

    Better handle data coming from shared or mobile equipment where the association of the data changes from one piece of equipment to another.

    Example: shared drilling equipment data associated with the wells they are drilling.

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  17. UOM field should accept substitution parameters

    It would be nice if the UOM field of an AF Attribute would accept substitution parameters. This way if an attribute is a reference to another, the UOMs could also be linked. If the UOM is updated on the source, it would also get updated in the reference.

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