Software Licensing

Open Automation Software runs as a Service Oriented Architecture with support for unlimited numbers of client applications at no additional cost.

The license for each product feature is activated at the data source where each service runs.

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Each product feature includes the data service, connections to OPC Servers, support for calculations, and free programmatic interface for all configurations.

The following sections are a description for each product feature licensing.

Note: Refer to OAS Configuration License on how to enable software product licenses.

OAS .NET WinForm HMI .NET License

The OAS WinForm.NET license enables local and remote applications developed with OPC Controls components to communicate with this OAS Service.  No license is required for the OPC Controls components on remote systems to work with this local OAS Service.

If a license is available real-time data will be provided to all local and remote applications developed with OAS .NET WinForm HMI .NET.

OAS WPF HMI .NET License

The OAS WPF HMI .NET license enables local and remote applications developed with OAS WPF HMI .NET and OAS Dashboard controls to communicate with this OAS Service. No license is required for the OAS WPF HMI .NET components on remote systems to work with this local OAS Service.

If a license is available real-time data will be provided to all local and remote applications developed with OAS WPF HMI .NET.

OPC Web HMI License

The OAS Web HMI license enables web applications developed with the Web HMI interface to communicate with this OAS Service. No license is required for the remote browsersto work with this local OAS Service.

If a license is available real-time data will be provided to all local and remote web interfaces developed with OAS Web HMI.

OAS Alarm .NET License

The OAS Alarm .NET license enables local and remote OAS Alarm .NET window components to interact with this OAS Service. No license is required for the OAS Alarm .NET components on remote systems to work with this local OAS Service.

If a license is available real-time and historical alarm data will be provided to all local and remote OAS Alarm .NET systems. The OAS Alarm .NET license also enables the Alarm Logging feature for use on the local system.

A valid license will allow logging alarms from the local system and any remote OAS Service with an OAS Alarm .NET or OAS Web Alarm license.  Alarm Notification is also enabled with a license of OAS Alarm .NET.

OAS Web Alarm License

The OAS Web Alarm license enables local and remote OAS Web Alarm window components to interact with this OAS Service. No license is required for the OAS Web Alarm components on remote systems to work with this local OAS Service.

If a license is available real-time and historical alarm data will be provided to all local and remote OAS Web Alarm systems.

The OAS Web Alarm license also enables the Alarm Logging feature for unlimited use on the local system. A valid license will allow logging alarms from the local system and any remote OAS Service with an OAS Alarm .NET or OAS Web Alarm license.  Alarm Notification is also enabled with a license of OAS Web Alarm.

OAS Trend .NET License

The OAS Trend .NET license enables local and remote OAS Trend .NET window components to interact with this OAS Service. No license is required for the OAS Trend .NET components on remote systems to work with this local OAS Service.

If a license is available real-time data will be provided to all local and remote OAS Trend .NET systems. If OAS Data Log license is also available the OAS Trend .NET license will also allow historical data to be retrieved from the local OAS Service.

OAS Web Trend License

The OAS Web Trend license enables local and remote OAS Web Trend window components to interact with this OAS Service. No license is required for the OAS Web Trend components on remote systems to work with this local OAS Service.

If a license is available real-time data will be provided to all local and remote OAS Web Trend systems. If OAS Data Log license is also available the OAS Web Trend license will also allow historical data to be retrieved from the local OAS Service.

OAS Data Historian License

The OAS Data Log license enables local and remote OAS Trend .NET and OAS Web Trend window components to interact with this OAS Service to retrieve historical data and enables local Data Logging from the local OAS Service. Data can be logged to local and remote database engines and CSV files.

OAS Recipe License

The OAS Recipe license enables the local OAS Service to read data from a database source and write to local Open Automation Software Tags.

OAS Report License

The OAS Report license enables the local OAS Service to create reports automatically from any valid database source.

OAS Data Route License

The OAS Tunnel license enables the local OAS Service to write values to OPC Items from any local or remote Tag source.

OPC Client Connector License

The OPC Client Connector license enables unlimited local and remote OPC Client connections through each licensed OAS Service.

OAS Excel Connector License

The OAS Excel Connector  license enables local and remote Excel Workbooks to communicate with this OAS Service. No license is required for the OAS Excel Connector on remote systems to work with this local OAS Service. If a license is available real-time data will be provided to all local and remote Workbooks with OAS Excel Connector Real-Time Data formulas.

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