To login to a Wonderware Historian server, fill-in the following fields :
If in the current session you have already connected to a Historian server, you can select it in the combobox below to auto-fill the Host Input.
This is the address of the SQL Server instance you need to access for the Wonderware Historian “Runtime” database. Possible values are :
localhost: local server
<NetBIOSName>: server named with a NetBIOS name
<IPv4Address>: server accessible through a IP v4 address
<IPv6Address>: server accessible through a IP v6 address
<server address>\<instance name>: connect to a specific instance. For SQL Express, it may be necessary to use
<server address>,1433: 1433 is the default port for SQL Server, but can be changed like this
Username and Password
The Username and Password must be valid SQL credentials configured with Wonderware Historian.
At least, the SQL user must have read permissions to the Historian “
Runtime “ database.
When all fields are filled, click OK to create the Connection.
If a connection error happens, a pop-up window appears.
As with other Connection types, the Historian Connection can be modified later, see the corresponding chapter.