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Posted By Philip Hamilton May 29, 2024 05:40:53 PM
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Wassermann, The OPC Server does what the OPC Client asks. Generally OPC is advised, however, you could change that to polled... Please check the OPC Client documentation. Look at the data change trigger being time-based (polled)
Posted By Philip Hamilton May 29, 2024 10:47:26 AM
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Starting with v12, you have the option to save edits to both the active and standby. (does not apply to HMI tag changes). Starting with v13, you can have auto synchronization of the HMI memory tag values in the active and standby. The FTVSE Application Manager can backup the HMI, LiveData, ...
Posted By Philip Hamilton May 29, 2024 09:40:45 AM
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Motozono, What version is your HMI? e.g. v11 I'm just going to take a wild guess that your HMI tag cache is corrupt and that you just need to clear the HMI tag cache. As you have discovered, you cannot simply clone the file folders because the files are in use and that can corrupt the database.... ...
Posted By Philip Hamilton May 28, 2024 10:17:45 PM
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Volker, As implied by the Import/Export buttons... you need to upload the config.text and vlan.dat files from the Stratix switch to your PC. Most of what you see in the Stratix AOP is status that is only available online. The Stratix switch configuration can also be saved/restored from the option SD ...
Posted By Philip Hamilton May 28, 2024 10:09:01 PM
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Motozono I have not uses GitHub with FTVSE to make a backup (to your development environment) and then restore (to your runtime environment). There are several existing tools for backup/restore of the entire FactoryTalk Application or just a component such as the FTLinx, RSLinx, HMI, Alarms, and ...
Posted By Philip Hamilton May 28, 2024 09:46:36 PM
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FYI... The Power Device Library has AOI and faceplates for VFDs and etc.
Posted By Philip Hamilton May 27, 2024 08:27:30 PM
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Prasad, The slowness could just be the controller has higher priorities than responding to the HMI. Controller are logic solvers first... and HMI communication second. As a test, put the controller in program mode... so it is not solving logic. If the HMI is much faster when the controller is in program ...
Posted By Philip Hamilton May 25, 2024 09:27:04 AM
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de Jager, Thank you for sharing this information as it will surely benefit others who are struggling to find the solution.
Posted By Philip Hamilton May 25, 2024 09:24:00 AM
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Google returned these results: It turns out this can be done by passing the following commands to the applications in the 'Run' reg. key. Monitor 1 --window-position=0,0 Monitor 2 --window-position=1680,0
Posted By Philip Hamilton May 21, 2024 09:19:29 PM
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ID: BF16419 | Access Levels: TechConnect FactoryTalk View Studio ME/SE Error Tag database not found ID: BF116 | Access Levels: TechConnect RSView32: Database conversion failed Tag database ProjName not found Aborting Project load ID: BF3468 | Access Levels: TechConnect RSView32 - "tag database not ...
Posted By Philip Hamilton May 20, 2024 08:50:23 AM
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Tomas Grepl The fastest and least expensive solution is rip and replace, however, this generally has the most risk and downtime... so while migrations/modernizations are more expensive, they are often preferred. Putting a new HMI (FTView SE) over the existing DCS by via using an OPC server to communicate ...
Posted By Philip Hamilton May 17, 2024 11:03:19 AM
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The MSGs can be scatter around in your program. They do not need to be in the same routine. Sometimes I have logic that R/W the MSG bits and then I put all the MSG instructions at the end of the program. You can put the exact same MSG in the program more than once and each time the MGS gets scanned, ...
Posted By Philip Hamilton May 16, 2024 09:37:32 AM
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Posted By Philip Hamilton May 16, 2024 09:35:28 AM
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Joshi, I will take your feedback to the product group for consideration.
Posted By Philip Hamilton May 16, 2024 09:32:00 AM
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Tomas Grepl, The two controllers... Honeywell and Logix can talk to each other. However, having Logix own Honeywell IO or vice-versa.. is not supported. There is lots of risk with any conversion. Physically replacing the IO is probably not the most risky thing to do because the form-factor and wiring ...
Posted By Philip Hamilton May 15, 2024 01:08:23 PM
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The advantage of cached connected is performance, or speed of the data transfer. If you want similar performance to an IO connection then a cached connected MSG would be the next best thing. Using the MSG for Block Transfers on RIO is the classic case for this. For telemetry polling scenario... neither ...
Posted By Philip Hamilton May 15, 2024 11:46:00 AM
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Connected Connections: A L6x controller has 250 Connected Connections A L7x controller has 500 Connected Connections Out of the 250 or 500, you can cache up to 32 MSGs. Cached connections have a keep-alive mechanism... Essentially the connection would timeout e.g. 8 seconds of inactivity. If ...
Posted By Philip Hamilton May 15, 2024 11:27:46 AM
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FTLinx does not have SQL Datalogger or Modbus plugin. However, you could use FT Optix where it has everything that you asked for... SQL Datalogger, Logix Driver, Modbus Driver, etc.
Posted By Philip Hamilton May 15, 2024 10:01:55 AM
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Optix can read from any OPC-UA data server and Kepwere is an OPC-UA server. Kepware and FTLinx are completely different. FTLinx is the most highly optimized and secure way to communicate with a Logix 5000 controller. On the other hand, Kepware has probably the widest breath of communications drivers... ...
Posted By Philip Hamilton May 15, 2024 09:44:57 AM
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Since you have MSG instructions and a logic solver, you can get creative. Once I was communicating on a 9600 serial link and I used an O-Scope to monitor the communications where it was easy to see normally I got a response in less than 50ms. If you don't have an O-Scope to look at the response time, ...