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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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Open Message Format (OMF)

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Send only data that has changed.

When transferring data via satellite it is necessary to keep bandwidth usage to a bare minimum. Currently OMF must send all values regardless of whether they have changed or not. If it could send only the data parameters that have changed that wou...
Guest almost 2 years ago in Developer Resources / Open Message Format (OMF) 6 Declined

Allow Definition of Point Attributes via OMF to PI Web API

When creating containers via OMF the PI Points are created with default Point Attributes - if these need to be changed it is a manual process to subsequently change the attributes appropriately. As OMF solutions can be easily deployed it would be ...
Guest almost 2 years ago in Developer Resources / Open Message Format (OMF) 2 No Status

OMF: Time Range / Events / Spans Support

Support the concept of time ranges / events EFs / spans as a pre-defined type in the OSIsoft Message Format (OMF) spec.
Guest almost 2 years ago in Developer Resources / Open Message Format (OMF) 7 Tell us more

Support an analogue to the "step" PI Point attribute when creating PI Points

Even though it will indeed be useful to be able to specify whether data should be retrieved in a step-wise fashion, for new PI Points (assuming you're writing data to a PI Connector), it's important to be able to specify that those tags should hav...
Guest almost 2 years ago in Developer Resources / Open Message Format (OMF) 1 In development

OMF: Binary data format support

Provide a binary data format option in addition to JSON in the OSIsoft Message Format (OMF) spec.
Guest almost 2 years ago in Developer Resources / Open Message Format (OMF) 0 Declined

OMF: Swagger Specification

I think it would be beneficial to have a Swagger Specification for OMF similar to what currently exists for the PI Web API. As a programmer, I would like to be able to reduce startup time by having a pre-existing libraries that allow me to reduce ...
Guest almost 2 years ago in Developer Resources / Open Message Format (OMF) 1 Declined

OMF: the possibility to set/create security settings (groups …) by using OMF

After creating Elements and Tags in AF by using OMF standard, I don´t want to manually configure security settings in AF. The possibility to set/create security settings (groups …) by only using OMF standard would be very helpfull.
Guest almost 2 years ago in Developer Resources / Open Message Format (OMF) 0 Declined

OMF: Ability to patch data messages

Add the ability to provide partial information for an existing data point. This is meant as a partial update which replaces values for some properties of a type without affecting others.
Guest almost 2 years ago in Developer Resources / Open Message Format (OMF) 0 Planned

OMF should accept the use of special characters like / : @ ! + % < > ( ) when writing to PI WebAPI OMF endpoint

The OMF 1.1 spec does not allow certain special characters that are indeed accepted in the PI Core system like these here: / : @ ! + % < > ( ) When OMF is used to write to PI Core via the PI WebAPI OMF endpoint, this hinders the migration p...
Guest almost 2 years ago in Developer Resources / Open Message Format (OMF) 0 No Status

GitHub samples need updates for OMF 1.2 spec with PI Web API

OMF 1.2 specification have been out now.However, the current samples for OMF w/ PI Web API (BasicAPI, ComplexDynamic and Bart Ingress ) only feature OMF 1.1 versions.PI Developers will need OMF 1.2 samples in GitHub so that they have a reference t...
Jinmo Yi 8 months ago in Developer Resources / Open Message Format (OMF) 0 No Status