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Access Flow of Various PI AF Server Features

Blog Post created by mosman Employee on Sep 27, 2018

A common misconception that I encounter is that the PI AF Application Service (i.e. PI AF Server) connects to the PI Data Archive in order to service client and application requests. This short post is to demonstrate via simple diagrams the access flow of the client applications: PI System Explorer, PI Analysis Service, and PI Notifications Service.

 


This diagram shows how PI System Explorer interacts with the PI Data Archive, PI Analysis Service, and PI AF Server

 

 

 

This diagram shows how PI Analysis Service interacts with the PI Data Archive and PI AF Server

 

 

 

This diagram shows how PI Notifications Service interacts with the PI Data Archive and PI AF Server

 

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