The Asset Based PI Example Kits demonstrate how to address simple, industry-specific business problems with PI AF and other asset-based PI tools.
Each example kit is a downloadable ZIP file that contains the PI AF database definitions and related files used to address a business use case. It allows you to install and explore in your own PI AF Server common use cases such as:
The example kits were created using industry experience and lessons learned from helping our customers address their business problems in PI AF.
Each kit contains:
Have you wanted to standardize KPIs and reporting across multiple sites? Wondered if you could automatically track when critical events occur? Identify when and where there is excessive energy use? Each one of these business problems can be modeled and addressed with PI AF, quickly and with relatively few templates and attributes.
IT_Asset_Monitor_Toolkit-User_Guide.pdf - This file will tell you everything you need to know to get your example kit installed. Here are the other files you will need:
Here are videos to help you install and implement this kit:
If you want to download a zip that includes all the above files, here's the link: Full IT Asset Monitor Toolkit Download (56MB)
You will need access to a PI AF Server and at a minimum, permissions to create an AF database. Each kit user guide contains information on the required software versions, which range from PI AF Server 2014 R2 with PI Analysis Service 2014 R2 to PI AF Server 2015 R2 with PI Analysis Server 2015 R2. PI Data Archive 2012 is also a minimum requirement.
Watch this video to learn how the kits are installed: Getting Started with an Asset Based PI Example Kit