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Accessing AVEVA formerly Wonderware Software from OPC UA Clients

Mar 12, 2020 2:00:00 PM


Have you ever been in a situation where you were working with both AVEVA formerly Wonderware software and some other client (HMI, SCADA, other) and needed to share data?  Perhaps your company acquired another company or assets and a non-Wonderware HMI/SCADA came as part of the assets.  Or perhaps your company merged with another and now your Wonderware system is expected to play nicely with some other system.  Your options for sharing data largely depend on what software interfaces this "other system" supports.

In this video blog post, we walk through step-by-step how to share your AVEVA formerly Wonderware software data via OPC UA for situations where you're working with an OPC UA capable client application that needs access to process data in your Wonderware system.


Watch this video to learn how to share AVEVA System Platform and InTouch (formerly Wonderware) process data with OPC UA clients using a third-party solution for Wonderware connectivity called the TOP Server OPC Client Suite.  The TOP Server OPC Client Suite includes "client drivers" for connecting to other OPC DA, UA and XML-DA Server data sources.

Just to summarize, in this video, I've shown you:

  1. How to configure OI Gateway / FSGateway to connect to your AVEVA InTouch formerly Wonderware (or System Platform) data source.
  2. How to configure the TOP Server OPC DA Client driver to connect to OI Gateway / FSGateway.
  3. How to connect any OPC UA Client to TOP Server's OPC UA Server interface.

For more details on connecting to TOP Server from OPC UA clients, we also provide our TOP Server OPC UA Tutorial Guide.

As you can see, the TOP Server OPC Client Suite makes it very straightforward and painless to share your AVEVA formerly Wonderware system data with any OPC UA clients in a multi-client architecture.  Try it for yourself with our fully functional free trial for TOP Server.

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Topics: Wonderware OPC UA

Kevin Rutherford
Written by Kevin Rutherford

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