This selection has no effect on whether the Interface uses the PI SDK. However, you must not choose this option if you want to run the Interface in Disconnected Startup mode.
Enable PI SDK
Select Enable PI SDK to tell the Interface to use the PI SDK. Choose this option if the PI Server version is earlier than 3.4.370.x or the PI API is earlier than 188.8.131.52, and you want to use extended lengths for the Tag, Descriptor, ExDesc, InstrumentTag, or PointSource point attributes. The maximum lengths for these attributes are:
Enable the Interface to use the PI SDK
PI Server earlier than 3.4.370.x or PI API earlier than 184.108.40.206, without the use of the PI SDK
However, if you want to run the Interface in Disconnected Startup mode, you must not choose this option.
The command line equivalent for this option is –pisdk=1.
Updated to reflect server issues, added PI OPCTool description.
Corrected Basic DCOM Identity info, updated version number.
Document Structure changed, Installation checklist added, ICU Control added, DCOM configuration section changed, made corrections and editing to the text.
Version 2.1.46, new options, more editing and corrections of the manual text.
Version 220.127.116.11 Rev D: some grammatical corrections; added performance point section; re-ordered point attributes to match standard; noted that the install is non-standard.
Version 18.104.22.168 Rev E: more editing and explanations.
Version 22.214.171.124, added new start up parameters: /US and /SD; made some corrections to /UR and /DLL; added some clarifications in interpreting opcscan.log.
Version 126.96.36.199, added /db=4096 option for logging of timestamps, values, and qualities directly in the pipc.log for a tag specified with the /dt option.
Version 188.8.131.52, added /AM description and /GI description.
Version 184.108.40.206: Modified Configuring the Interface with PI ICU to show new command line parameters added to this version. Added missing items in the supported features table. Updated TOC and page numbers.
Version 220.127.116.11: Added PI OPCClient section; Reviewed DCOM section; Updated configuration diagrams; Checked the whole document for accuracy and clarity.
Version 18.104.22.168: Updated the screenshot for the section Configuring the Interface with PI ICU.
Version 22.214.171.124: Added PI-OPC Tools section.
Made several changes to the PI-OPC Tools section.
Made several minor changes. Also removed from the OPCEnum section the information about where it was installed. Added commands to move it to another system if necessary.
Version 126.96.36.199: Made changes into Timestamps and Array Tags sections.
Updated screen shots for ICU Control section. Saved as Final.
Version 188.8.131.52: Some changed and additions to Using log files section.
Added ICU screenshot for /WD and updated bat file.
OPCInt Version 184.108.40.206, Rev A: Fixed Headers and footers; removed italics from Heading3 entries; fixed table header rows to repeat at the top of each page.
OPCInt Version 220.127.116.11, Rev B: added PI2 and PI3 information for PointType in PI Point Configuration section.
Fixed default for /OPCStopStat
Removed references for NT, updated contract info and other minor changes.
OPCInt Version 18.104.22.168, Rev A: Updated to manual skeleton 2.1, updated the Command line parameter section and the ICU Control section, fixed sample batch file for missing command line parameters.
OPCInt Version 22.214.171.124, Rev B: Updated the sample batch file to conform to the new standard for this file.
OPCInt Version 126.96.36.199, Rev C: Fixed headers and footers.
OPCInt Version 188.8.131.52, Rev D: Changed “NT” to “Windows;” fixed some typos; updated /host parameter to be a required parameter; changed “flag” to “parameter” when mentioned in the Startup Command Line Parameters table.
OPCInt Version 184.108.40.206, Updated manual to follow Interface Manual Skeleton v2.5.1: Moved List of Startup Parameters from Appendix D into Command-line parameters section. Now Appendix D contains the list of parameters grouped by usage. Added notes on UniInt failover wherever needed. Made some corrections to the content in several places. Slightly changed installation checklist.
OPCInt Version 220.127.116.11, Rev A; Updated table of content, fixed headers and footers. Also changes some styles for text.
OPCInt Version 18.104.22.168, Updated DCOM Configuration Details section. Added two new command line parameters: /DA and /DI.
OPCInt Version 22.214.171.124, Rev A; Updated headers and footers, fixed page margins and changed table to fit within page margins.
OPCInt Version 126.96.36.199, Rev B: fixed hyperlinks within document.
Put back in references to NT4. Interface does support NT4
PLI#11350OSI8 Show how /backup can have spaces in the server name.
PLI#12604OSI8 add the documentation for this PLI. /sg switch to send only GOOD quality data to PI.
OPCInt version 188.8.131.52: Added DCOM Security Configuration for the Interface section. Added some clarifications to Introduction and DCOM Configuration Details sections.
OPCInt Version 184.108.40.206, Rev A; Updated headers and footers, rebuilt TOC, added new screenshots and descriptions for ICU Control section showing new command line parameters added. Accepted all changes and saved as Final.
Add and fix information about using the PI SDK and Disconnected startup