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AVEVA™ PI System™ Feedback Portal

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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.


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PI Connector for Ethernet/IP

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New function for Ethernet/IP (“scanner”)

Add the function to able to act as (“scanner”). At this moment the connect can only act as an adapter, that means that It can't collect data from other device that also are connector is an adapter. https://www.odva.org/Technology-Standards/EtherNe...
Guest almost 2 years ago in PI Connectors / PI Connector for Ethernet/IP 0 No Status

The connector creates too many tags

Currently, the connector will create 124 or 248 tags per data source, regardless of how many meaningful data points are actually in the data set. This greatly limits the use of the connector to any customer that is not an EA.
Allison Muraski almost 2 years ago in PI Connectors / PI Connector for Ethernet/IP 0 No Status

Support user-defined data types in the PI Connector for EtherNet/IP

As an advanced user, I would like to be able to specify a user-defined data type for the array sent to the PI Connector for EtherNet/IP.  For example, if I have a 32-bit array composed of one INT and two SINTs, I would like to be able to conf...
Guest almost 2 years ago in PI Connectors / PI Connector for Ethernet/IP 0 No Status

Mass create data source list for PI Connector

For the PI Connector for EtherNet IP you can have up to 100 data sources. Typing in all of them is tedious. It would be nice if we could copy/paste information from Excel OR have a structured import/export file to the data source list.
Dan.Louchbaum almost 2 years ago in PI Connectors / PI Connector for Ethernet/IP 1 No Status

PI Connector for Ethernet IP should retrieve tagnames from the PLC array

The AF Hierarchy that is created by the connector does not take into consideration any of the tagnames within the PLC array, it just creates attributes for them as slot.n where “n” is a number corresponding to the array position. Not only is this ...
Allison Muraski almost 2 years ago in PI Connectors / PI Connector for Ethernet/IP 0 No Status

Support string data types for PI Connector for EtherNet/IP

String data, such as serial numbers, are supported by the EtherNet/IP protocol and are often collected to help understand what was being made by a piece of equipment at any given time.
Guest almost 2 years ago in PI Connectors / PI Connector for Ethernet/IP 0 No Status

Connector provides Timestamps

The EtherNet/IP protocol does not specify timestamps when data is transmitted, the connector currently assigns the timestamps base on when the data is being processed. This leads to the following issue, if the network/computer/etc gets busy, we w...
Allison Muraski almost 2 years ago in PI Connectors / PI Connector for Ethernet/IP 0 No Status

Need EtherNet/IP connector to be able to read and write.

Need EtherNet/IP connector to be able to read and write. Currently EtherNet/IP connector is read only.
Francis2 almost 2 years ago in PI Connectors / PI Connector for Ethernet/IP 0 No Status

Have Option to Enable Exception Testing

Related enhancement request: https://feedback.osisoft.com/forums/555139/suggestions/37362121. There are use cases where the need for exception go beyond simply reducing network traffic achieved by the current wire-level compression. The Ethernet ...
Guest almost 2 years ago in PI Connectors / PI Connector for Ethernet/IP 0 No Status