Tech Notes

Tech Note 35: How to monitor Wonderware Historian performance from Wonderware InTouch application

The Wonderware Historian (IndustrialSQL Server) includes two features that allow performance statistics to be collected and distributed to network clients. The System Driver module performs the task of collecting historian performance statistics and the InSQL IOServer (INSQLIOS) allows clients to connect via Suitelink to acquire real-time data. Using these two features we can acquire historian performance statistics to clients such as InTouch for real time monitoring and alarming.

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Tech Note 33: Troubleshooting Wonderware ActiveFactory client connection to IndustrialSQL Server Historian

When experiencing problems connecting to a Wonderware IndustrialSQL Server Historian (InSQL) from a Wonderware ActiveFactory client such as Trend, there are several steps that can be used to troubleshoot the problem. This tech note details the correct steps to take to initiate communication. It is assumed that there is a running InSQL Server on your network which is able to accept client connections from other client nodes.

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Tech Note 31: How to backup IndustrialSQL Server Historian databases in Microsoft SQL Server 2005

This Tech Note details recommended backup procedure for Wonderware IndustrialSQL Historian related SQL databases in the case IndustrialSQL Server/Historian (InSQL) is installed in conjunction with Microsoft SQL Server 2005. It's the third part of a series of 3 tech notes that will detail recommended backup procedure for IndustrialSQL Server databases and history blocks in Microsoft SQL Server 2000 and 2005 environments.

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Tech Note 23: How to backup IndustrialSQL Server Historian databases in Microsoft SQL Server 2000

This Tech Note details recommended backup procedure for Wonderware IndustrialSQL/Historian (InSQL) related SQL databases in the case IndustrialSQL Server Historian is installed in conjuction with Microsoft SQL Server 2000. It's the first part of a series of 3 tech notes that will detail recommended backup procedure for IndustrialSQL Server databases and history blocks in Microsoft SQL Server 2000 and 2005 environments.

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Tech Note 15: Automatic generation of batch reports at the end of the batch using InTouch

ActiveFactory 9.1 and 9.2 contains a component called WorkbookRunner which enables automatic generation of a report snapshot based on a predefined report template.

Examples of situations when this functionality may be needed are: automatic generation of batch reports and automatic generation of snapshot on-demand reports. This Tech Note details the procedure to automatically generate batch reports in Wonderware InTouch and also directly from the operating system level by using a VBScript program.

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