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Release Schedule: PI Connector for Siemens Simatic PCS 7 (View all)
2018-12-10
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Current Release
 
Product
Version
Date
Description
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Service Pack
PI Connector for Siemens Simatic PCS 7
1.2.1
2018-07
Automatic history recovery can be turned on or off. FIPS compliant algorithms. Performance improvements and stability improvements
--FIPS-compliant Algorithms. The connector now uses only FIPS-compliant (Federal Information Processing Standards) algorithms for encryption, hashing and signing. --Automatic history recovery can be turned on/off. History recovery can be turned on/off using the HistoryRecoverySupport start-up parameter.
Previous Releases
 
Product
Version
Date
Description
Features
Release
PI Connector for Siemens Simatic PCS 7
1.2.0.66
2018-01
New cached mode to improve performance, updates for AF attributes which are not PI Point data references, and other quality improvements
  • New start-up modes have been implemented - Cached startup mode has been added to enable the connector to start data collection without need to browse the OPC UA server when a cache file is available.
  • AF static attributes update during the connector run-time - Connector now subscribes for changes also for static OPC UA attributes
Release
PI Connector for Siemens Simatic PCS 7
1.1.0.60
2016-09
Support for Alarms and Conditions, Connector Failover and several quality and reliability improvements
  • Support for the Alarms and Conditions part of the OPC UA specification - has been added.
  • Connector level failover - is now available.
  • Improved buffering for PI AF server - when incompatible changes to AF elements are encountered.
  • Performance improvement during start up – by creating tags in bulk.
  • Improved management and troubleshooting – an improved User Interface allows users to sort message logs by timestamp. 
  • Release
    PI Connector for Siemens Simatic PCS 7
    1.0.0
    2015-12
    PI Connector for Siemens SIMATIC PCS 7 collects contextual and time-series data from Siemens OPC UA (Unified Architecture) server for OpenPCS 7.
    PI Connector for Siemens SIMATIC PCS 7 collects contextual and time-series data from Siemens OPC UA (Unified Architecture) server for OpenPCS 7.  Static OPC UA variables are mapped to PI Asset Framework elements and dynamic variables are converted to PI Points.  Time-series data is obtained through subscriptions (unsolicited reads).  This version of the Connector supports only the Data Access (DA) part of the OPC UA specification.

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