Version 7.1

BUILD 115        2013/09/24

Connections

SERIAL

  • Interrupt threshold now includes the ‘Demand’ priority.
  • New logic to stop the current poll cycle if the port becomes disabled.

TCPIP

  • Interrupt threshold now includes the ‘Demand’ priority.
  • New logic to stop the current poll cycle if the port becomes disabled.

TCPLISTEN

  • Interrupt threshold now includes the ‘Demand’ priority.
  • New logic to stop the current poll cycle if the port becomes disabled.

TCPPOOL

  • Prevent calls to same phone number from different ports at the same time.
  • Interrupt threshold now includes the ‘Demand’ priority.
  • New logic to stop the current poll cycle if the port becomes disabled.

Protocols

BSAP

  • Added GC write functionality.
  • Fixed issues with serial numbers and ACK_DISCARD.
  • Fixed bug that could cause crash when variant structure first used.
  • Changes to NRT options.
  • Fix to prevent sending TS/NRT if time sync not configured.

CONTROLLOGIX

  • Added ‘pre-read’ for D3 data type writes.
  • Added support for bit offsets in integer types.
  • Added invert logic for C1 and D3 boolean data types (using the “!” character after the item name).
  • Item quality set to bad on failed reads.

EAGLE

  • Fixed bug that did not release history collection resources.

FBNET (Ferguson Beauregard)

  • First release.

FLOW AUTOMATION

  • Fixed bug that prematurely updated the GCWrite item during GC write attempts.

KIMRAY

  • Fixed bug that did not release history collection resources.
  • Fixed bug that incorrectly used an internal analog archive object when referencing meter configuration data.

MERCURY

  • Added options to include site Ids and Log Trigger in history records.
  • Modifications to driver to improve stability. MI modem items and call-ins are not supported in this version.
  • Added calendar-based ‘move archive’ command.

MODBUS DYNAPUMP

  • Modified method for detecting available cards and their retrieval.
  • Added OPC items:

    RetrieveCardHistory, ResetCardAlarmPosition, ResetCardArchivePosition, ResetCardShutdownPosition, LastHistoryCard, LastAlarmCard, LastShutdownCard, LastTimeSync, LastTimeSyncResult

MODBUS ENRON

  • Fixed bug that could continue trying to retrieve history even if archive collection was disabled.
  • Fixed bug that logged incorrect component label when writing GC components.
  • Fixed bug that may not continue history retrieval if one archive failed.

MODBUS ETNG

  • Added event archive retrieval.

MODBUS FB3000 (Ferguson Beauregard)

  • First release.

MODBUS OMNI

  • Added firmware version check before retrieving liquid product data to prevent accessing new registers in old firmware.
  • Periodic history changes to registers used for density and densitometer correction factor. Corrected density now uses the same registers as meter flowing density.
  • Added periodic history registers for IV start/end, GSV start/end, Mass start/end, NSV start/end.

MODBUS SCADAPACK

  • Fixed bug that didn’t always retrieve meter configuration when it came due.
  • Fixed bug that tried to acknowledge events and alarms when all records retrieved (acknowledgment is not required or supported for ‘all record’ retrieval).
  • Fixed missing translated value for live temperature in meter config record.
  • Now converts written GC data from percent to fraction if sum falls between 99 and 101.
  • Added option to publish raw event bytes in event records.

ROC

  • Fixed bug that could generate invalid length opcode 180 messages.

SCANCOM

  • Added DLOG key property which is now used instead of the DLOG number when retrieving DLOG history.
  • Added option to publish raw event bytes in event records.
  • Added calendar-based ‘move archive’ command.
  • Enhancements to prevent unexpected frames from stopping a poll cycle.

TOTALFLOW

  • Updated to version 3.05 of TCI toolkit.
  • Use new toolkit functions to decode event values, event code, and event descriptions.
  • Fixed bug that didn’t include “extra data” when writing device setup data (includes GC analysis data) to meter.
  • Fixed bug that could incorrectly position an ACK message in the queue when multiple clients are reading and writing device setup data.
  • Added verification of volume calculation method when writing device setup data (includes GC analysis data) to meter.

Publishing

CFX7 GAS & LIQUID

  • Fixed bug that didn’t include alternate or batch history timestamps as part of terminator range.

XML

  • Updated pre-defined ‘selection’ fields to contain all options for selectable fields in xml schema.
  • Updated logic to create valid xml node names from invalid field names.
  • Addition of ‘MeterObject’ attribute to the meter configuration section of the xml output document.
  • Addition of ‘RawBytes’ node to event record schema.
  • Updated schema file.

DATABASE

  • Fixed bug that didn’t include prefix or suffix field text when creating tables.
  • Fixed bug in Oracle create table script.

AUTOSOL EFM DATABASE

  • Added “EventSource” field to published records and to table creation scripts.
  • NOTE: Existing users must add this field manually to their event records table.
  • The new field definition is:
    [EventSource] [nvarchar](50) NULL

PGAS XML

  • First release – beta.

Server

DATA SERVER

  • Additions for user-security assignment.
  • An optional setting has been added to asiDATA.ini to allow listing of specific users or groups that can have access to the ACM configuration.
    Example: [VALIDUSERS]

    ACCOUNTS=domain\ACMUsers

  • Option to enable or disable history collection based on server’s IP address.
  • ‘Read-only’ OPC clients can now belong to a Windows group account.
  • Fix to enable license for objects that were over the licensed count after other licensed objects are deleted.
  • Added bit-access modifier to get on/off status of one or more bits from an item.

    Example: DeviceName.ItemName{BA:3}


Configuration

ACMCONFIG

  • Fixed bug in Station Builder that used old meter property names for Kimray and Totalflow meters.
  • Added calendar control for ‘move archive pointer’ commands in some protocols.
  • Fixed bug in Advanced Meter Configuration control that could cause crash due to malformed xml.
  • Fixed bug in Advanced Meter Configuration that didn’t save changes when exiting.

Database

WARNING:

 This installation requires a change to the existing database.

SQL SCRIPTS

  • Script change for the “GC Write” update to handle single GC components written to multiple meters.
  • Script change to fix problem with default value for ‘oldest date’ property (now uses ISO date time standard format).
  • Script change to set case insensitive database collation during database creation.
  • Script change on SqlUpdate_4.sql to fix incorrect case in reference to parameter name.
  • Script addition of ‘asi_spGetObjectPath’ stored procedure.

System

GMSPARSER Service

  • Added configuration parameters for logging control and gas component sum tolerance.

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