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  1. Tag Search GUI consistency among client tools

    Consistency among tag search GUIs within client products (PI Builder, DataLink, SMT, ProcessBook, etc.)  The search in PI Builder has limited functionality and would be nice to have the same search GUI as used in SMT and ProcessBook.

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  2. Managed PI Feedback

    There many posts with similar content. to get a better overview (for people who want to vote as well for osisoft). the feedback webpage should be managed and similar postings should be merged/grouped. one example is manual data entry for PI vision, but i think there more.

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  3. compatibility

    the compatibility of products (e.g. Data Archive with PI AF) is not straightforward. e.g. regarding to documentation (release notes, Instal-guides) it's possible to combine Dataarchive 2012 with AF 2017-R2. and indeed it's possible to use it in combination, but the installation is requiring the following steps:


    • Install AF Server 2017 R2

    • Install AF Client 2017 R2 on Dataarchive Server

    • Uninstall PI Network Subsystem on Dataarchive Server

    • Install PI Server 2012 (Dataarchive)

    • Install AF Client 2017 R2 on Dataarchive Server

    • Perform MDB to AF migration

    thats not straight forward and should be mentioned in the documentation (list the restrictions / requirements).

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    This is a case of forward/backwards compatibility. It’s typically not possible to account for forward compatibility but as a general rule we provide backwards compatibility when possible. In this scenario, since AF 2017 R2 is newer than Data Archive 2012, you should first install Data Archive 2012 first, then install AF 2017 R2 and the backwards compatibility built into the upgrade process would take care of the PI Network Subsystem dependency.

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