• PI Notifications Programatic SMTP Configuration

    Hello all!    I have a requirement for a project that I can't quite seem to get the answer to, and thought that here is the best place.    I have a .NET application which is using the AF SDK to t...
    last modified by tsanders
  • How to programmatically change an archived value's time stamp?

    How can I programmatically change the time stamp of an archived value? I'm going through AFSDK help file and only seeing methods for adding new values or updating values (remove archived value, then insert new value),...
    last modified by herring
  • What is executing the AFDatareference?

    Please educate me on the fundamentals here, where is the code (i.e. GetValues etc.) for AFDataReference actually executed once I registered the plug-in against an AF server?    Is it on the client machine or...
    last modified by kqin
  • Which RDA methods are needed for these Analysis functions?

    I'm revisiting the code for a custom data reference I wrote, because my customer says he's struggling to use it with some Analysis functions. I don't blame him for that, because the CDR only implements GetValue and Ge...
    Asle Frantzen
    last modified by Asle Frantzen
  • "Owner" assembly registration in AF DR Registration?

    I'm teaching the AppDev class in San Leandro and I'm intending for the class to use a custom DR build I've used before.  I'm now using this with AF 2010R2 & VS 2010 (all current versions) when I try to regist...
    last modified by mbryant
  • Internal Notifications points

    Hello!   We just tried to deploy Notifications for one customer with very small PI Server and have surprised. After our Notifications was on his way, we noticed that 7 new points are added to PI Point Table, with...
    created by Bannikov
  • No. of decimal places in returned value

    I am building elements in the AF Explorer and assigning a PI point to the attribute, the question I have is why a whole number returned rather than the actual PI value e.g. 2.04 and why are only postive valu...
    last modified by bhiggin2
  • PIServer.Connect() & PIServer.Disconnect()

    Hi all,   I'm working on a continuously running service and I've run into some odd behavior. The service is very simple; poll a web service every few seconds and write new data to PI. Previously we ran into an is...
    last modified by akenyon
  • Get a different PI Tags value from an analysis

    Hi,   I've built an analysis that iterate through an AF table, get PI tag names and test theirs current value. I was getting the tag name right with an table lookup attribute but i found out that the PI Point at...
    last modified by MGendron
  • Event frame Acknowledge

    Hi All,   I am facing an issue with event frame acknowledge option. The check box "Event frame can be Acknowledge" is flickering on its own. I have a requirement to set some event frames to be acknowledge and o...
    created by VIJAY.MENEZES
  • Trying to find how to use AF SDK to detect Backfill

    Hello: We have an application that manages the AF database via the AF SDK. We create elements (templates), attributes, use the attribute's alarm limits, create analysis on them and send notifications. We have run acr...
    last modified by mikespath
  • CheckOut(), CheckIn(), UndoCheckOut()

    Hi There, I want to make sure my following assumption is correct.   At AFDatabase level, you can not do a db checkout. U only can checkout at AF element.   AFElelement.CheckOut() --> only applies for the ...
    last modified by ChewCheeLim
  • AF SDK Programming references .chm empty file

    Hi, all   I download file  vCampus Library -> vCampus PI Products Kit -> Data Access Technologies -> AF SDK Programming Reference and this file is empty.  ...
    last modified by Korablev-ds
  • PIPagingConfiguration

    Has anyone "played with" the PIPagingConfiguration argument in the PIPointList data access methods added in AF 2.6?   I'm encountering frequent PINET: Timeout on PI RPC or System Call errors and this argumen...
    created by richardmarcell
  • Migrating from PISDK to AFSDK

    I’m currently trying to migrate an existing PISDK application over to use the AFSDK, after I noticed significant speed improvement with a smaller application that I had converted.    However I’ve...
    created by bevanweiss
  • AFObject storing custom data?

    Hey all,   We have a SCADA system which employs a very hierarchical nature (ClearSCADA), along with some powerful templating.  Which we have utilized extensively.   I'm trying to create a tool which wil...
    created by bevanweiss
  • Move a database from one Server to other

    Hi, all. Is it possible to move a database from one Server to other. I want to backup the "PIFD" Database by the "Management Server" from one Server and restore it at the other server (machine). And the...
    last modified by VarbanVarbanov
  • Rich Data Access and custom Data References

    I've found time to configure a virtual machine for testing of CTP for AF 2.5 with RDA.  I have 11 custom data references that may require some conversion to exploit the new RDA feature set.  Here's what...
    created by rdavin
  • Element Templates with Child Element Templates

    Not sure whether this is the ideal place but ...   Via the AF Explorer, I can easily build a hierarchy of elements to represent a Substation or Production plant.   What I cannot seem to do is create a simila...
    created by SteveOD
  • Moving AF DB to Azure SQL Database

    Hi, There:- We are planning to move our AF DB to Azure SQL Database, reviewed Azure SQL DB feature limitations here, I don't see any things hinder us from doing so. http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/azure/ff394115.asp...
    last modified by ChewCheeLim