Video Tutorial: Using OmniServer with System Platform via SuiteLink

Posted by Kevin Rutherford on Jul 26, 2018 2:00:00 PM

While OmniServer's core connectivity and data parsing abilities are its primary function, they are only the first step to integrating non-standard devices with Wonderware.  How does that device data then make it up 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 System Platform to OmniServer for integrating process data from all of your "other" devices that don't have a standard, off-the-shelf driver - all without the expense and headaches of having to write custom code.

Watch this video to learn how to connect Wonderware System Platform 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?  Click here!



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 SuiteLink client connection in Wonderware System Platform
  4. How to view simulated live data from OmniServer in Wonderware System Platform.

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Topics: Device Integration, Wonderware, OmniServer, Video Tutorials, SuiteLink

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