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  1. 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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  2. Write a description for the PI Data Archive services

    When you open the Services program (services.msc), none of the PI Data Archive services have a description. Please provide descriptions for these. The specific services are:
    • PI Archive Subsystem
    • PI Backup Subsystem
    • PI Base Subsystem
    • PI Buffer Subsystem
    • PI License Manager
    • PI Message Subsystem
    • PI Network Manager
    • PI Shutdown Subsystem
    • PI Snapshot Subsystem
    • PI SQL Subsystem
    • PI Update Manager

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  3. Table Lookup to Return Multiple Rows in an Array Attribute

    As AF supports Attributes with a Value Type of Array, it would be useful if the Table Lookup Data Reference could return multiple rows from a Table, rather than just the first row or a summary.

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  4. Wave Form Data Collection

    A few customers would like the capability of storing vibration wave form data in PI. They often measure data in MHz and GHz frequencies, which are at a finer resolution that the PI Data Archive is capable of storing. The wave forms are captured over periods from 2 to 30 seconds and only saved if there is an interesting event.

    Customers in data centers are also requesting power quality wave form storage in PI.

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  5. Add External Support for AspenTech Functions in Analysis within AF

    Add support to import AspenTech functions into Asset Framework to use with Analysis.

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  6. Provide mechanism to assist in Kerberos configuration / delegation testing

    As a PI Admin, I need assistance configuring and testing Kerberos delegation, so that I can access the full functionality of the products without exposing my system.

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  7. Embed a rendered view of a web page in the email before sending it.

    As a notification user I want to see a view of the web page when I receive an email notification so that I have all the information I need on one screen.

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  8. Location based sending

    As a Notification user I would like to assign specific people to receive notifications based on the location of the equipment since my equipment travels all the time and different people are responsible for the equipment based on the location of it.

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  9. Add support for context menus for cells in PI Builder

    As a user, I want to have context menus for Excel cells when using PI Builder, so that I can select from different options using context menus to speed up configuration of AF objects.

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  10. Support for bulk calls for custom data references

    As a developer, I want to be able to take advantage of bulk calls from my custom data references so that I can improve the data access performance.

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  11. A single data reference that works with numbers, times, strings, and substitutions

    As an user, I want a single data reference that can handle numbers, strings, times, and substitutions so that I don't have to chain together different data references.

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  12. PI Point summary with flexible start/end time

    As an user, I want to be able to summerize a PI Point data reference with a flexible start/end time relative to the start/end time of an event frame so that I can choose to summarize a fraction of an event frame.

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