Video Tutorial: Using OmniServer with Wonderware Historian via SuiteLink

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Aug 30, 2018 2:00:00 PM

OmniServer's connectivity and data parsing capabilities are only part of how OmniServer helps with integrating non-standard devices with Wonderware.  How does the device data actually make it into Wonderware?

In this video blog, part of a series on connecting Wonderware to OmniServer, I'll show you how to make a basic SuiteLink connection from Wonderware Historian to OmniServer for historizing process data from all of your "other" devices where there isn't a standard, off-the-shelf driver - all without the cost and effort of having to write a custom driver.

Watch this video to learn how to connect Wonderware Historian to OmniServer via SuiteLink, including basic setup, for integrating your non-standard devices without code.  Looking for how to connect System Platform to OmniServer via OPC?  Via SuiteLink? InTouch via SuiteLink?



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

  1. How to configure a simulation topic in OmniServer using the CLIENT_TEST protocol and RANDOM device.
  2. How to change the Update rate for your topic in an OmniServer topic when connecting via SuiteLink (or other non-OPC clients).
  3. How to configure a new Historian I/O Server Type for OmniServer
  4. How to configure a new Historian I/O Server connection to OmniServer via SuiteLink
  5. How to configure a new topic in Historian
  6. How to configure a new tag in Historian
  7. How to start collecting OmniServer data in Historian
  8. How to view historized data from OmniServer in Wonderware Historian Client

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Kevin Rutherford
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