Video Tutorial: Convert OPC DA Servers to OPC UA using TOP Server

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Nov 19, 2020 2:00:00 PM

TOP Server for AVEVA™, formerly Wonderware provides connectivity to hundreds of device types and protocols, but that's not all.  With the TOP Server OPC Client Suite, it's also possible to use your existing classic OPC DA and OPC XML-DA servers with OPC UA clients.

In this video blog, I'll show you how to make a secure OPC UA connection from OPC UA clients supporting the Data Access profile to TOP Server for integrating process data from OPC DA Classic servers using the TOP Server OPC DA Client driver.  I cover the basics of connecting to your OPC DA server and making an OPC UA connection using an OPC UA test client.

Watch this video to learn how to convert any OPC DA Classic server for access by OPC UA clients supporting the Data Access profile, including basic setup.  Looking for other how-to videos for TOP Server?  Click here!

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

  1. How to configure the TOP Server OPC DA Client Driver to connect to an OPC DA server on the local machine.
  2. How to configure a basic OPC UA connection to TOP Server from the Unified Automation UAExpert test client. (NOTE: for more detailed instruction on configuring the OPC UA server interface in TOP Server, please watch this video)

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Kevin Rutherford
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