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AVEVA™ PI System™ Feedback Portal

Welcome to our new feedback site!


We created this site to hear your enhancement ideas, suggestions and feedback about AVEVA products and services. All of the feedback you share here is monitored and reviewed by the AVEVA product managers.

To start, take a look at the ideas in the list below and VOTE for your favorite ideas submitted by other users. POST your own idea if it hasn’t been suggested yet. Include COMMENTS and share relevant business case details that will help our product team get more information on the suggestion. Please note that your ideas and comments are visible to all other users.


This page is for feedback specifically for AVEVA PI System. For links to our other feedback portals, please see the tab RESOURCES below.

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Installation & Upgrading

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184 VOTE

PI DataLink for Microsoft Office 365 online

Support PI DataLink on Microsoft Office 365's web portal, Office Online (accessible via a browser). Note that PI DataLink already supports desktop installations of Office 365.
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Installation & Upgrading 28 No Status
167 VOTE

Provide DataLink functionality in a Google Sheets add-on

A significant number of companies are moving from the Microsoft Office suite to "G Suite" (Google). This move takes customers from MS Excel to Google Sheets, and they would like to retain PI DataLink as a functional add-on.
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Installation & Upgrading 27 No Status

Avoid necessary registry correction after Click To Run Office update

At our company the unit responsible for deploying software knows about the article KB01529 (Errors with PI DataLink when updating or upgrading Click To Run Office). But they state: According to OSIsofts problem with PI and Office 365 click to run...
Guest over 1 year ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Installation & Upgrading 3 Planned

PI DataLink installation: Do not require permission changes on registry keys

The registry key permission changes in this KB https://customers.osisoft.com/s/knowledgearticle?knowledgeArticleUrl=DataLinkregistryediterror-PISDKAccessDenied should be applied by the PI DataLink installer. It is not normal that software needs ma...
Peter Belmans 4 months ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Installation & Upgrading 3 No Status

Official testing/support for application virtualization

Currently, PI System thick clients such as PI DataLink or PI ProcessBook are not tested against virtualized environments, as described in KB01590. However, there are various benefits of virtualizing parts of the PI System, as outlined in the artic...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Installation & Upgrading 2 No Status

Office365 support for PI Builder2018SP1

Will PI Builder2018SP1 officially support Office365 in the future? According to the knowledge below, currently PI Builder does not officially support M365. https://customers.osisoft.com/s/knowledgearticle?knowledgeArticleUrl=000027755 https://cu...
S Tsukada 10 months ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Installation & Upgrading 0 No Status

Automatically check for updates

Please add a feature that automatically checks for updates when PI DataLink starts up. This way, the updates come to the user rather than the user having to check if there is an update.
Kenneth Barber almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Installation & Upgrading 2 Declined

Include Option to Install Legacy Add-Ins Via Installation Wizard

Many users utilize the legacy add-ins for DataLink through VBA code.  Starting with DataLink 2016, the add-ins are not installed by default and so upgrades and new installations can prevent existing spreadsheets from working if additional steps we...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Installation & Upgrading 1 Declined

PI DataLink service for PI Server

To minimize the amount of data that is returned from the PI Servers, and to make the PI DataLink computers more like thin clients, consider making a service for the PI Servers (PI Data Archive + PI Asset Framework) that handles PI DataLink request...
Kenneth Barber almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI DataLink™ / Installation & Upgrading 1 Declined