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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.

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PI Interfaces

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Modify the Modbus Interface to accept 32-bit Unsigned Ints from the PLC

provide a data type to accept a 4 byte unsigned integer from the PLC.  At this point, it would be stored in a 64-bit float in PI DA.
Clint Ramsey almost 2 years ago in PI Interfaces / PI Interfaces for Modbus 3 Declined

RDBMS Interface version that support the failovertime > 20s (UFO_Interval)

If you have a query that lasts longer than 40s and a phase2 failover configuration is used. The interfaces switch constantly from primary to secondary and viceversa. With the parameter "UFO interval" you can control this behavior. However, this pa...
MiguelPalomo almost 2 years ago in PI Interfaces / PI Interface for RDBMS 1 Declined

Support multiple Modbus devices on the same machine

Add support for multiple Modbus devices (using the same IP address but different port numbers) on the same machine. For example, the interface could allow the user to configure something like this: /dn= xxx.xx.xxx.xx:43120,/cn=1,/polldelay=0,/to...
Guest almost 2 years ago in PI Interfaces / PI Interfaces for Modbus 3 Declined

and operator

Add a function that can be used in the UFL Configuration File to perform bitwise operations. For example, a function similar to the AND operator in Performance Equations and Asset Analytics.
Guest almost 2 years ago in PI Interfaces / PI Interface for UFL 1 Declined

Allow PItoPI APS connector to sync "Point Type" changes

Currently (as of PI to PI Interface AutoPointSync Connector Version 1.5.0.7), it's not possible to sync changes to "Point type". (See pg 5 of user manual). Please make this possible in a future release.
Guest almost 2 years ago in PI Interfaces / General 0 Declined

PI OPCtoCSV tool to continue running and skip branches in error

The PI Interface for OPC DA is packaged with the PI OPCtoCSV tool which extracts all OPC Items. When the tool is run into error with certain branches, the tool will stop and disconnected from the OPC server/tunneller. For example: “GetItemProperti...
Ee Sheing Lee almost 2 years ago in PI Interfaces / General 1 Declined

Support Automatic Failover for PI UFL

Currently UFL only supports two independent instances for redundancy purposes.
Guest almost 2 years ago in PI Interfaces / PI Interface for UFL 0 Declined

Allow using SQL as a data source for FactoryTalk Batch

Rockwell FactoryTalk Batch v12.01 allows to output batch data to a SQL database as well as EVT files. Just like with EMDVB, the PI Interface for FTBatch should be able to use both data sources.
Alan Izar almost 2 years ago in PI Interfaces / Batch Interfaces 1 Declined

Enhance element creation to use user defined element templates

The interface can automatically create an element at each level of event frames, but the elements do not derive from a template and there is no way to specify any attributes on the element. The enhancement request is to create elements that are ba...
Guest almost 2 years ago in PI Interfaces / Batch Interfaces 0 Declined

PI EMDVB Interface - Rename Parsed Files

PI EMDVB Interface - Rename Parsed Files.  Files that get renamed to .999 is no longer available with PI EMDVB.  This file renaming feature was very useful from a system maintenance perspective.  We would easily remove .999 from the active EVT fol...
Guest almost 2 years ago in PI Interfaces / Batch Interfaces 0 Declined