• I received an e-mail indicating that GE is taking time to "clean up" the Community by deleting posts that do not answer questions but that may "distract" customers.
    My qyestion is: "Are you spending as much time fixing the Community to make it "User Friendly" also?"
    Mon Feb 08 16:51:08 GMT 2016 Like 1 Follow 0
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  • Hi all,

    I have a question about historian 5.5. I'm pretty new to historian.
    I use Ifix 5.8 and classic historian 5.5. I thought that with classic historian you could log like 100 tags for 130 days?

    when i check my historian database it seems to be limited to 32 tags. Do i need to create multiple collectors or how does it work?
    In my pdb i can define more tags to historian but they don't appear in my historian database.

     
    Mon Feb 08 15:05:34 GMT 2016 Answer Like 0 Follow 0
  • We are running iFIX 5.8 with OPC20iFIX.1 OPC server. We are using the OPCInt PI interface with this OPC server. All the point types for AI, AO, DI and DO are working fine. When we try adding a DR or an AR data type point to PI the OPC20iFIX.1 OPC server will crash. I looked at the configuration of the points in PI and they appear to be correct. I am wondering what would cause the OPC20iFIX.1 server to crash because of the REGISTER type point in PDB as opposed to AI, DI, etc.  Thanks for any help!!
    Fri Feb 05 02:17:11 GMT 2016 Answer Like 0 Follow 0
  • I have hit a brick wall here.  Can you offer any assistance?    When logging into the multiuser server from a client installed on the same machine as the server, I can connect.  When using a remote client on the network, I get the error depicted below.  I can reach the multiserver Admin from the remote machine.
    If I browse to http://remoteservername:11099/ (the server on which the multiuser server is hosted.)  The browser returns the following text
     
    ¬ísrjava.rmi.MarshalledObject|½—ícü>Ihash[locBytest[B[objBytesq~xpï:our[B¬óøTàxp)¬íthttp://usatxdaw244:8083/q~q~uq~Ĭísr org.jnp.server.NamingServer_Stubxrjava.rmi.server.RemoteStubéþÜÉ‹áexrjava.rmi.server.RemoteObjectÓa´‘ a3xpw8 UnicastRef2 192.168.1.208+ZN©Edx�ê± +R¨ËYý€x
     
     
    Thu Feb 04 19:49:56 GMT 2016 Like 0 Follow 0
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  • Hello all,

    I'm currently running into a problem in that I just realized I need to run my iFIX screens in another resolution. I have been developing my screens in a 1280x1024 resolution but now I also need to run those screens in a 1920x1080 resolution. My questions are as followed:

    1) Is it possible to create one set of screens that can be used for both resolutions? I'm running iFIX 5.8 and the screens were created using the logical coordinate system. I used the wizard to upgrade to the enhance coordinate system and it kept the images the same size but left a lot of empy space.

    2) Would it be best to develop my screens on the higher resolution and have it scale down or the other way around.

    Also, any general advice from anyone who had to develop screens for multiple resolutions would be greatly appreciated!
    Thank you.
    Thu Feb 04 17:48:27 GMT 2016 Answer Like 0 Follow 0
  • Dear Community (Ex- Forum)
    When I create a FDS group in a iclient.it is (well known)...time-consuming. My application is "reading a list of tags under operator request"
    I see , the operator has to wait the group creation, reading process and finally my code remove the group

    My question
    What if I create the FDS  group ONE time (keep it in memory) at the startup of the iclient  and read it under request. I wouldn't remove the group created at all.
    Is it not efficient for the iclient performance and cause troubles for the iclient operation (i.e. memory overload)?
    Regards
    Thu Feb 04 15:57:56 GMT 2016 Answer Like 0 Follow 0
  • I have a customer looking to switch from a 9030 based IC694APU305   to the IC695HSC304.   I am told that they should be able to get the same functionality out of the units except for the graycode.   What I need is some sample code to get them started.  I think that they have used the APU305 to change the setpoints of the start and stop points for outputs on the fly, not hardcoded in configuration.  

    Any help would be appreciated.
    Thu Feb 04 14:32:07 GMT 2016 Answer Like 0 Follow 0
  • Cimplicity 9 Sim11 with 30K+ points on a windows server 2012 R2 .
     It takes very long time to retrieve points when searching or through equipment>Devices.
    A similar post was issued a year ago, but I don't see any improvement with latest SIM.
    Is there  a solution for that? do you familiar how to indexing the Cimplicity points data file, so search will be faster ?
    Thu Feb 04 09:16:48 GMT 2016 Answer Like 0 Follow 0

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