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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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Data Archive

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Support different data retention policies

As an administrator, I need to ability to configure the life span of my PI data, so that data are kept or deleted accordingly. For example, data that should be deleted based on corporate mandates and data that should be kept forever are handled ac...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / Data Archive 4 No Status

Undelete PI tags

Recovering a PI tag that was deleted accidently is extremly annoying. Why do I have to create a new tag and reprocess all historical archives to convert the old tag to the new tag in the archives? (https://techsupport.osisoft.com/Troubleshooting/K...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / Data Archive 3 No Status

Provide the capability to apply compression on uncompressed data, aka recompress using offline archive utility.  See work item 6944OSI8.

Provide the capability to apply compression on uncompressed data, aka recompress using offline archive utility.  See work item 6944OSI8.
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / Data Archive 8 No Status

Make a way to know the statistic of use of every PI TAG in Data Archive

When you have thousands of tags in your Data Archive, you need to know wich tags are beign used and witch don't. It would be very usefull to have some diagnostic that shows wich tags are being cosumed more and from wich client.
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / Data Archive 1 No Status

Add new PIPointAttribute for "StaleTimeout"

While no customers have asked for this directly, I have seen many customers ask how to check a tag for being stale. The solution to date assumes all tags have the same staleness timeout, which really is not the case most of the time. This new "...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / Data Archive 3 No Status

Correct pointDB_RemoveEmptySource behaviour or change Point Source Management

Hello, About the tuning parameter pointDB_RemoveEmptySource the following Article : https://customers.osisoft.com/s/knowledgearticle?knowledgeArticleUrl=KB01008 Indicates : Perform any of the following actions to trigger removal of empty point sou...
Lionel Gergaud 4 months ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / Data Archive 2 No Status

Provide more granular configuration for default ACLs

As a PI Administrator of a PI System with complex security requirements, I need to set up different default permissions for various users so they can create tags that automatically have the proper security instead of having to rely on a process/pr...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / Data Archive 2 No Status

Add point Type INT64, UINT64, to PI Archive

Some interfaces such as PI Modbus allow the polling of a 64-bit signed integer value or a 64-bit unsigned integer value. Yet the database does not allow you to store these values in their native formats. You must store them as a 64-bit floating po...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / Data Archive 4 No Status

Force Shift warning is misleading

When force shifting an archive, the following message is displayed: "Warning: This shift will clear data from the target archive. Are you sure you want to force an archive shift on to a new archive?" When Auto Archive Creation is enabled (having...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / Data Archive 0 No Status

Make it easier to get a list of buffered or unbuffered points on the PI Data Archive

For PI System Administrators, it would be nice to be able to easily get a list of all buffered or unbuffered points on the PI Data Archive. Currently, a list of buffered points is possible to retrieve using 'piartool -bfs -ptlist', but a comprehe...
Guest almost 2 years ago in AVEVA™ PI Server / Data Archive 0 No Status