Tech Notes

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.

Tech Note 19: How to modify or review Archestra Login Account

Archestra Login Account is a designated Windows Login Account that is used by all Wonderware services to perform tasks that require Windows login information (such as creating folders and files, interact with the network, connecting to databases etc.). This Tech Note details the recommended procedure to set up, modify or review the Archestra Login Account.

Tech Note 18: Configuring Automatic I/O Failover in InTouch 9.5

The InTouch 9.5 HMI provides significant enhancements that result in improvements in both operational and engineering productivity. One of these enhancements reduces engineering development times by providing a one-click option for I/O Failover, which enables you to automatically switch I/O servers when I/O communication fails. Users can configure I/O server switching via the graphical user interface (GUI) in WindowMaker. Script functions are also provided to further extend the I/O communication failover features.

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.

Tech Note 11: Determining Unknown Platform Name From Known Platform ID

When you create a platform in Application Server, a unique Platform ID is assigned to it. If you encounter issues with a particular platform during runtime, you may see references in LogViewer under the System Management Console that refer to a Platform's ID. The ID itself is not very useful in determining which platform you are having issues with. This TechNote explains two options to help you determine the Platform Name for a given Platform ID.