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  1. URI DataReference to support substitution variables

    The URI DataReference cannot use substitution variables, and thus if you have 1000 URI attributes to refer to a Coresight display, you need to specify your Coresight server 1000 times.
    Having that URI (or other parts) in another attribute would be helpful.

    Currently i use the stringbuilder for that reason, as the URI builder does not support this.

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  2. Permit me to keep "no data" and also use tag with AF Analytics

    I'd like a way that permits me to use AF analytics on "no-data" pi points without requiring me to strip/remove all no-data points, so that I can also use "no-data" for notifications.

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  3. 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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  5. Specific Number of Required Acknowledgements for an Escalation Team

    A way to require a certain number of acknowledgments for an escalation team? (ie: Only stop notifying if 3 or more people of my 5 person escalation have acknowledged the notification)

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  6. Show different status icon for Notification when it's Event Frame is not Running

    For notifications triggered off of an event frame analysis, it is possible for the event frame analysis to be turned “off” (not showing green checkmark) while the corresponding notification still shows a green checkmark. This seems slightly misleading because the notification is technically not running or being evaluated because the event frame is off. Is there a way to show a different icon for the notification if it’s corresponding event frame is not in a running state?

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  7. Create Analysis and Notifications when limits are set on attributes

    As a Notification user I would like a one-click way of configuring a notification on the limits I have set on the attribute so that I spend less time configuring a simple notification such as this.

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  8. Ability to track asset connectivity changes over time

    As a user, I want to track asset connectivity changes over time, so that I can visualize and analyze interdepedencies of assets over tiem.

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  9. 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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  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. 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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  12. Backfill analyses from many disparate assets

    Have an easier way in the UI to find, select, and backfill 50 or 60 disparate assets such as wells. Currently analyses are a flat list.

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  13. 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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  14. Fetch multiple PI Points from one list

    1) Select some rows from a column with a list of point name on Excel.
    2) In PI Builder, Click on a new button (Find PI Points From List...) and then it will fetch all parameters of matching points in the server vs the list.

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  15. Add functions for converting between data types in AF Analysis Expressions

    If you have an analysis input that is the "string" data type but can be represented as a number (for example, the string "2.35"), then to convert this string into a numeric data type such as double it is necessary to take the string and output it to another attribute that has the correct data type. There are no usable data type conversion functions in AF Analytics, so it is not possible to take the string, convert it into a double, and then store it in an analysis variable to be used again in the same analysis. It is possible…

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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