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  1. Event Frames search across AF databases.

    We've several PI servers and AF servers where same products are running, so we need the ability to search Event Frames across our AF databases to compare production performance. This search ability should be available in all clients; PI Vision, DataLink etc.

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  2. Event Frame (EF) Linking

    Ability to link Event Frames coming in from different sources (batch & mes interfaces, EFgen, PI Analytics, custom, etc.) together based on rules and monitoring an EF attribute SO THAT it's easier to associate time frame context and data that is related together but come from different sources.

    15 votes
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  3. Consume event frame data in attributes

    As an user, I want to be able to retrieve results of event frame searches and summaries and store them as AF attributes so that I can view event frame data in an AF attribute.

    13 votes
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  4. Automatic Recapture Values for Event Frames

    I would like to have the possibility of automatically recapturing values for event frames, so if the lab data comes in after the events are generated the late values could be recaptured automatically and in bulk. This will save the time and effort to manually identify and recapture values for each of those event frames using PI System Explorer.

    12 votes
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  5. Aggregate event frames to a time series

    As an user, I want to be able to treat event frame like time series data, such as number of active event frames, sum of an attribute, so that I can continuously monitor the evolution of event frames over time.

    11 votes
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  6. Event Frames Scalability

    Ability to scale event frames to support hundreds of millions of EFs per year.

    9 votes
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  7. Stop EF after given time

    Als a PI admin I want to have the option to stop/end a EF after a given time. This helps to trigger and track onetime events as for example taking a reactor sample.

    9 votes
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  8. Additional documentation and examples to reference non-primary referenced Elements on Event Frames Templates

    Some users asked for an enhancement of the documentation/ guide videos regarding syntax for referencing a non-primary element on a PI Point attribute from Event frame templates. The OSIsoft live guide does not provide enough information and/or examples about this and may lead to confusion.

    As an example, one customer wanted to create an attribute on an Event Frame Template referencing a Pi point attribute belonging to a non-primary reference element at the same level as the primary element on the AF elements hierarchy. In order to do this, it is necessary to use the following syntax and logic:

    .\Elements[.]\..\.\[@Name…

    8 votes
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  9. Search for all Event frames belonging to an Element and its Child Elements

    Currently in PI System Explorer we can search for Event Frames based on Element Name. However, it would also be good to have the option to also search for Event Frames belonging to child Elements of that specified Element.

    For example, if you have a Parent Element for each of your sites or sub-sections within a plant and you would like to see all Event Frames for all assets belonging to that site or sub-section then you can select the option to include child Elements in the Event Frame Search.

    8 votes
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  10. "Outputs at Start" group

    It would be nice if there were an "Output at start" option to output values at the start of an event frame. Currently there is an "Outputs at close" option for Event Frames.

    7 votes
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  11. Allow different naming for Parent and Child Event Frames

    Allow a different naming pattern for the child event frames. End result would have the long, uniquely named EFs in the Parent EF as usual, but the Child EFs could have a simplified name, like the level of an alarm that is pulled from an attribute value (capable as of AF 2017 R2).

    7 votes
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  12. Allow selection of output timestamp for values written by the outputs at close feature in Event Frames

    It would be nice to have the option to select either starttime or endtime of the eventframe as the timestamp for the value that will be written a PI tag using the Outputs at close feature in Event Frames. Currently, it will only write the value with a timestamp of the endtime of the event frame.

    Use case:

    I have an event frame and I would like to see the average of an attribute value for that duration of that time frame on PI Vision. The expectation is to see a horizontal line indicating the average value throughout the duration…

    5 votes
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  13. Export and Import of Event Frame Searches

    We should be able to export and import Event Frame SEARCHES to work with them in further projects.

    4 votes
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  14. Multiple Event Frames generation

    I want the ability to have simultainiously events generated from the same analyses.
    The way now is that a event frame must be closed before a new event is generated.

    4 votes
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  15. Make Acknowledged status available within Event Frame

    Since we have an EventFrame() function to pull in StartTime, EndTime, and Duration from within an event Frame, it would be useful to also be able to access whether or not the event frame was acknowledged.

    Use case: If level 1 users have not acknowledged an EF after a set period of time, escalate an EF notification to level 2 users

    4 votes
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  16. Data Anomaly EF generation

    Generation of EF automatically for data anomaly like bad,out of range,flatlines and spikes. A single click option which crerate EF if the data anomly occurs (based on the preset hi, lo limits) .

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  17. Acknowledge of Event Frames requires Reason Code / Comment / Electronic Signature

    It should be possible to configure event frames to be acknowledgeable only if a comment/reason code is entered before. we have this requirement sometimes in life science industry, but i can imagine it might be also usefull in other industries (e.g. for saftey relevant events,...).
    a configuration on event / event template base is useful as some events might require an comment and others not.

    it should also be possible to configure to require an electronic signature before acknowledge the event. this might be in relation with PI Vision feedback

    https://feedback.osisoft.com/forums/320517-pi-vision/suggestions/13659522-notification-event-acknowledgement-support-21-cfr

    again the configuration if ESIG is needed should be…

    3 votes
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  18. Event Frames Scalability - For Customer Advisory Lab Scenarios

    #of assets (in this specific scenario): 500-1000
    EF Count: Generation rate of 25,000/day peak, would like to historize for 1+y = 9,000,000 events+
    Attributes: 5-10 attributes/event (static or PI Point)
    Flat Hierarchy
    Queries: EF are alarms or 'flags'. Would like to create an alarm report using PI Vision EF Table for Fleet, and drill down to Asset. Would also like to add filters for severity, categories, asset, template, alarm code, parent element, etc.
    This page needs to be really responsive, for recent alarms only (~1-7 days?
    Longer term, may want to do deeper analysis on broader data set, using BI-like…

    3 votes
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  19. Let Start Trigger severity set the EventFrame severity

    Currently the Severity of the EF is set on the template. The severity of a start trigger allows to create child events.

    I want to have the ability to have the severity of the start trigger set the severity of the generated EventFrame. In that way i only need 1 EF template but can configure multiple Start triggers with different severities, resulting in EFs with the appropriate severity.

    3 votes
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  20. Create event frames with minimum, maximum, and standard deviation attributes

    If a user has PI points that are calculated with average, maximum, and standard deviation time range method, it would be great if those points can be referenced as attributes in an event frame template. Right now the time context needed to calculate  a minimum, maximum, or standard deviation is not exposed within an event frame. It would be helpful if the time context can be exposed in event frame templates.

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