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  1. Support setting data quality related flags from analysis

    As a user of Asset Analytics I would like to manipulate data quality related flags (such as quastionable, substituted, etc) from my analysis so that I can set the flag when there is a problem with input value statuses.

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  2. % good property of rollup analyses

    As a user, I would like to configure my rollups to display a value only if the quality of my inputs reaches a minimum % good (configurable). Currently, it's not clear which inputs are used in the rollup calculation- even if some inputs have bad values, the rollup calculates and appears normal.

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  3. Support Analysis Data Reference Step Functionality

    Use case: User wants to trend Analysis Data Reference in client tools (Processbook, Coresight). User doesn’t want to create a PI tag for this output. Currently, the AnalysisDR ignores step, even if it’s input attributes are step.

    19 votes
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  4. Ensure data is identical between collective members

    As a PI Administrator, I need to trust that the data is identical between my collective members. Currently, there is no way for me to be sure it is the same unless I do a side by side comparison. Data can be missing, or slightly off, and I have no easy way to understand this right now.

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    1 comment  ·  Data Archive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Allow changes to pitimeout table (tuning parameters) to be audited

    I can be helpful when tracking down issues or troubleshooting past events what the values of tuning parameters were at a given time. Adding the ability to Audit this table would allow retrospective insight into tuning parameter configurations.

    A similar enhancement specifically regarding Auditing can be found here:
    https://feedback.osisoft.com/forums/555148-pi-server/suggestions/18740068-track-if-auditing-was-turned-off

    18 votes
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  6. Allow Copy & Paste of Notification Rules

    I would like to be able to copy a notification rule in PI System Explorer from an existing element or template and paste it on another element or template. That way when I have similar notification rules, I can copy/paste and make only the changes I need instead of recreating the rule.

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  7. Attribute Synonyms

    As a AF Administrator, I would like to be able to define a list of synonym names for attributes associated with an element template SO THAT different sites leveraging the template can have their attributes shown based on their "local" terminology.

    For example, one site might call an attribute 'Speed' and another site might call it "RPM".

    It's a challenge to get sites to agree on what to call things in a standard template which can result in little progress of building out AF.

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    6 comments  ·  Asset Framework (AF)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Auditviewer App Suggestion

    I want the ability to determine what PI System Configuration Changes (AF & PI Data Archive) are legitimate and approved, with the criteria of being able to focus on changes that occurred during a user defined time range. I want to minimize the time it takes to confirm that changes were appropriate with the ability to focus on certain tags/af attributes and/or time for the change.

    I want the ability to associate a change control record to PI System Configuration Changes.

    18 votes
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    6 comments  ·  System Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Error analysiss

    As an AF administrator. I want a simple way to generate a complete list of all analyses in error for an entire AF Server. Currently, the only way to retrieve analyses in error is in PI System Explorer which is restricted to a single database and there is no way to export the list.

    17 votes
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  10. Highlight attributes not matching template

    PI System Explorer should visually highlight attributes of template based elements that have changes to the template.

    17 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Asset Framework (AF)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Remove installation kits' dependency on write permission to root C:\.

    Some organizations do not provide admin accounts with write permission to the root C:\ directory. The install kits of most PI products copy the setup.ini to C:\pisetup.ini, and then write the logs to C:\ before moving them to %pipc%\dat, both of which require write permission to C:\. The only workaround for now is to find someone with that permission to run the kit (typically an IT member).

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  12. Add a function to calculate the week number of the year

    In order to calculate the current shift operating at a plant, I need to calculate where in the 28-day cycle the current week is. Knowing which week of the year it is allows me to do that. Note that current PI weekday functions always count Sunday as Day 1, while some Excel functions count Monday as Day 1. It might be important to have an option to specify which day of the week is Day 1.

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    1 comment  ·  Analytics & Calculations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Add IsDST() function to AF Analytics

    Use Case: calculating which Shift is working within a rotating-shift cycle, which must the follow Daylight Savings Time offset.

    This function is available in the Performance Equation library, but not in AF. The function itself is simple once one knows it, but is not obvious (kudos to Nicola Gargano):

    IsDst = Floor(Float('*'-'1-jan') / 3600) Mod 24 <> Hour('*')

    It should be added to the AF function library.

    For more background, see this link:

    https://pisquare.osisoft.com/message/99046-re-need-isdst-function-is-daylight-savings-time-in-af#32418

    17 votes
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  14. Self Sign Up for Notification

    As a User I wants to decide if I am interessted to receive a Notification or not. There should be the option that I can see all Notifications for an Element, and I want to sign me to receive those Notifications.
    This should be full User driven directly e.g. in PI Vision

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    0 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Show Child Attribute in Analysis PE Editor Auto-Complete

    As a user configuring Analyses, I would the the Performance Equation (PE) Editor's auto-complete to suggest any child attributes as well as regular attributes.  Note: This was previously Enhancement 109589.

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  16. Track if auditing was turned off

    I want the ability to track if auditing was turned off for the PI System (PI Data Archive and AF) so that I can determine if there was the risk of potential changes that were not captured by PI System audit functions.

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    5 comments  ·  System Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    How would you like to track this information? For example, is it sufficient to be a message in a log file, a performance counter? Do you want to maintain the history of all the changes you want on this flag? This will help us understand how to implement it.

  17. Filter Expressions for PI Point Data Refences

    Allow the use of filter expressions, similarly PI DataLink Compressed Data, so that you can visualize or perform calculations on filtered data (e.g., excluding bad values, certain digital states, etc.).

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  18. Support import/export of AF tables in PI Builder

    As a user, I want to be able to import/export AF tables using PI Builder, so that I can make changes as needed.

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  19. Attribute UOM Substitution Parameter

    If you have a PI Point attribute with auto tag creation and you want the attribute UOM and PI Point engunits to match, you have to define it twice; once in the attribute UOM field and a second in the attribute configuration string, e.g. engunits=m3. If there was a substitution parameter for the attribute's UOM, you could use it in the attribute configuration string, e.g. engunits=%AttributeUOM%.

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  20. Notifications email acknowledgement

    To have an email acknowledgement system where recipients can reply to the email and have the notification acknowledged

    16 votes
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