TechTip: Getting Microsoft Excel Data remotely to an InTouch Application

Windows XP and newer Microsoft operating systems no longer support the NETDDE protocol. Hence, InTouch is no longer able to connect directly to Excel running on a remote PC using the NETDDE protocol. This Wonderware NorthEast TechTip details a procedure for using Wonderware’s FSGateway for getting Microsoft Excel data remotely to an InTouch Application. See

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TechTip: System Platform 3.0 Single-Node Installation

This TechTip details the typical installation procedure when the core System Platform will be used on a Single-Node – Application Server 3.0 and InTouch 10.0. See options below for more… To review this TechTip online now, click the  icon located at top right in the PDF snapshot viewer below: PDF Snapshot Viewer:

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TechTip: Installing Microsoft SQL Server for Use with Wonderware Products

This TechTip details the recommended Microsoft SQL Server 2005 installation procedure when it will be used with Wonderware products. The focus of this content is using MS SQL Server with IndustrialSQL Server Historian andInTouch Alarm Logger. See options below for more… To review this TechTip online now, click the  icon located at top right in the

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TechTip: Dynamically Growing and Shrinking ArchestrA Graphics

One of the major new features to Intouch 10’s ArchestrA graphics is their scalability. ArchestrA Graphics are inherently vectorbased, and opposed to the bitmap-based traditional intouch graphics, the ArchestrA graphics lend themselves to be scaled to different sizes than their native footprint without losing clarity and readability. This is why ArchestrA graphics are classified as

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TechTip: The Wonderware ArchestrA licensing structure

With Information Server 3.0 and Activefactory 9.2, Wonderware introduced an enhanced licensing structure for these new versions. With the new licensing structure also came two new files, Archestra.lic and ArchestraServer.lic, and the ability to centrally manage these files using a piece of software called the ArchestrA License Server. Below is a detailed guide to the

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TechTip: Using StartIT to Automatically Start Wonderware Applications

When trying to automatically start InTouch and your I/O Servers by placing shortcuts in the Windows Startup folder. You may have found that sometimes you have to restart InTouch in order to connect. This is due to the order that Windows starts the services and the applications in the Startup folder. To remedy this situation

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TechTip: Cannot Access LogViewer in System Management Console

This document provides a solution for the situation when a customer has installed an FSArchestrA Product (InTouch 8.0/9.X) on a PC running Windows XP Professional with SP2 or Windows 2003 SP1 and when going to the Wonderware LogViewer in the System Management Console (SMC), and selecting “LOCAL”, they are prompted with a message that says

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TechTip: Biometrics Integration into InTouch

Biometrics is increasingly becoming an option for user identification in the manufacturing world. From Retinal Scanners to Fingerprint Recognition, the types of devices that are available are more widespread and cost-effective than ever making biometric integration a hot topic for HMI/SCADA applications. Biometric Integration can mean different things in different applications. Some applications simply require

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TechTip: Upgrading from InTouch 7.X to InTouch 8.0/9.0/9.5

This article presents some notes of consideration when migrating from a Wonderware FactorySuite 2000 InTouch 7.X application to the FS ArchestrA InTouch 8.0/9.X application. See options below for more… To review this TechTip online now, click the  icon located at top right in the PDF snapshot viewer below: PDF Snapshot Viewer:

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TechTip: Application Server $DDESuiteLinkClient Redundancy Methods

Wonderware’s Industrial Application Server provides several methods to ensure data integrity. From having a hot standby available for processing objects with Application Engine Redundancy to local buffering of historian data in case of connection loss to Industrial SQL Server, Wonderware has made system robustness a focal point. In the pursuit of those goals, Wonderware has

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