Tech Notes

Tech Note 79: How to install Microsoft Loopback Adapter on different operating systems

Wonderware Industrial Application Server uses the Suitelink protocol (a proprietary TCP/IP wrapper) and the NMX protocol (Network Message Exchange) to communicate with I/O devices and platforms/objects in the application galaxy. The Archestra Integrated Development Environment (IDE) uses the NMX protocol to communicate with and deploy objects to platforms in the galaxy (this requires a valid network connection for development and testing operations). In the absence of a network adapter or valid network connection, Microsoft's Loopback Adapter may be installed to satisfy the Archestra IDE's requirement for a valid network connection.

The Microsoft Loopback Adapter will prevent the Archestra IDE from closing...

Tech Note 65: How to use Windows Performance Monitor logs

Determining the cause of system failures especially application crashes can be difficult to pinpoint. Using the Windows Administrative snap-in Performance utility, it is possible to create a graphical representation of the state of the system at a given period of time. The resulting log files can be provided to your Wonderware support provider for analysis. This tech note describes how to create Windows Performance log files.


Tech Note 46: How to modify existing Microsoft SQL Server 2005 installation to comply with Wonderware Information Server 3.0

This Tech Note details the procedure to modify the existing Microsoft SQL Server 2005 installation (described in Tech Note 8: Recommended Microsoft SQL Server 2005 installation procedure for Wonderware products) to comply with requirements of Wonderware Information Server 3.0. Microsoft Reporting Services is a major component required by Wonderware Information Server that is not included into the generic Microsoft SQL Server 2005 installation procedure described in the Wonderware PacWest Tech Note 8.

For brand new installation of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 for Wonderware Information Server 3.0 refer to Wonderware PacWest Tech Note 28: Microsoft SQL Server 2005 installation procedure for...