The main features provided by the Proficy iFIX OPC A&E Server include:
- Support for the OPC
A&E Server specification (1.10) for iFIX alarms and events.
- Ability to send standard
properties of iFIX alarms and events to the Proficy Historian archive.
- Configuration of
the iFIX OPC A&E Server from a user interface (iFixOPCAESrv.exe).
- Ability to report
the complete lifetime for almost all iFIX alarms in the OPC A&E client.
For more information on doing so with Proficy Historian OPC A&E Collector,
refer to the Historian online help.
NOTE: Exceptions include acknowledge all, acknowledgements
not done through the iFIX WorkSpace or an OPC A&E Client, some FIX32
alarms, any connection loss to a block in alarm, and manual deletions.
- Support for area
and source browsing.
- Filtering of OPC
A&E event types, event categories, severities, areas, and sources.
In addition to these OPC defined filtering techniques, you can also filter
alarms and events by the node name.
- Alarm acknowledgement
from an OPC A&E client.
The following features are not supported by the Proficy iFIX OPC A&E