Frequently Asked Questions – OPC Client

When browsing for Network Nodes in the OPCSystems.NET OPC Server from a 3rd party OPC Client how can I get an IP Address or specific Node Name to show up?
Modify the file NetworkNodes.txt in the directory C:Program Files (x86)Open Automation SoftwareOPC Systems.NET with Notepad or a text editor.
When browsing the OPCSystems.NET OPC Server from a 3rd party OPC Client for OPCSystems.NET Tags I only get the Value parameters. How can access the rest of the properties when browsing?
Modify the file DANSrv.exe.config in the directory C:Program Files (x86)Open Automation SoftwareOPC Systems.NET with Notepad or a text editor. Set the property ValueOnlyBrowsing to False. [crayon-5bc86ff47e0c4130734884/]
How can I change the WCF Port Number that communicates to OAS Services?
Modify the file DANSrv.exe.config in the directory C:Program Files (x86)Open Automation SoftwareOPC Systems.NET with Notepad or a text editor. Set the property WCFPortNumber to the desired TCP port number. The default is 58724. [crayon-5bc86ff47eb7f628506058/] View the following video on how to adjust WCF port number in the realtime service and all client applications: [videopop id="hzdyr2bj4eo"]
How can I access a legacy OAS Service on a different node that is older than version 5.0.0.0?
Modify the file DANSrv.exe.config in the directory C:Program Files (x86)Open Automation SoftwareOPC Systems.NET with Notepad or a text editor. Set the property EnableRemoting to True. [crayon-5bc86ff47f4a7306619003/]
How can I set the UserName and Password the OPCSystems.NET OPC Server uses to communicate with the OAS Services when security is enabled on those services?
Modify the file DANSrv.exe.config in the directory C:Program Files (x86)Open Automation SoftwareOPC Systems.NET with Notepad or a text editor. Set the properties UserName and Password to the desired login authentication. [crayon-5bc86ff47fde2918728988/]