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.
<add key=""ValueOnlyBrowsing"" value=""False""/>
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.
<add key=""WCFPortNumber"" value=""58724""/>
View the following video on how to adjust WCF port number in the realtime service and all client applications:
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.
<add key=""EnableRemoting"" value=""True""/>
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.
<add key=""UserName"" value=""""/>

<add key=""Password"" value=""""/>