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Location: Historian Page
Requires: NI InsightCM Enterprise Gateway
This tab maintains a list of all the NI InsightCM Server PI point mappings, which connect a tag in NI InsightCM Server to the name of a PI point in the OSIsoft PI System software. The NI InsightCM web application allows you to create and preview point mappings for every feature and spectral band assigned to every asset in the NI InsightCM web application.
|Add all available PI point mappings for a particular asset or group of assets.||
Click the Add button and select one or more assets in the Choose Assets dialog box. Click Apply to create point mappings for the selected asset or assets.
|See the latest value of a PI point or multiple points.||
Select one or more mappings, and then select
Get PI Point Values
Action menu . A value of
means the point exists on the PI Server, but NI InsightCM Server has not written a value to it.
|View all PI point values for a tag in a chart.||Select a tag and click the Chart button.|
|Prevent NI InsightCM Server from writing values to PI points when you know the tag values are invalid.||Select one or more mappings, and then click the Edit button. Remove the checkmark from the Enabled checkbox.|
|Export all the information on all the pages of the mappings table to a CSV file.||Click the Action menu and select Export PI Mappings.|
|See details about PI points that each asset generates.||Navigate to the Historian tab on the Dashboard page.|
|Filter assets by asset name, PI point name, and asset parent.||Click the Filter button next to the Filter Assets textbox to display the Mapping Filter dialog box.|
Complete the following steps to add a PI point mapping:
|Note You can add point mappings to multiple assets at a time. However, the preview option is available only when you select a single asset.|
|Tip New tags have an edit glyph . If you change a mapping pattern, the edit glyph also appears beside tags that the change affects.|
To query the PI Server software using the same syntax available in the Snapshot Tool within the PI SDK Utility software, select Query PI Points from the Action pull-down menu. Replace the default query string, tag='*', because it typically returns too much data and causes a timeout error. Refer to the PI SDK Utility Help for more information about query syntax.
|Note Queries are limited to 1,000 results.|
Complete the following steps to delete one or more PI points from the PI System software:
NI InsightCM includes a historian asset type, which allows you to map a PI point to an asset so that the NI InsightCM web application shows data from the PI database on the Data Viewer page.
Complete the following steps to assign a PI point to an asset: