Topic updated on September 17, 2021
The OPC-DA Client device driver provides communication support to OPC-DA servers that have implemented the OLE for Process Control (OPC)® Data Access (DA) Custom Interface Standard 3.0 and 2.05 Specifications.
This guide describes how to use the OPC-DA Client driver in conjunction with the runtime and the Workbench.
The OPC-DA Client driver supports connectivity to OPC-DA servers that are running on the same machine as the OPC-DA Client driver.
It is assumed that you have experience with the following:
- OPC-DA specification
- OPC-DA server configuration software
- The Workbench.
Before using information in this guide: should have occurred:
- An Asset Gateway or Enterprise Gateway product is installed in its operating environment
- The Workbench is installed on a computer that has TCP network connectivity to the node
- The servers that will be accessed by the OPC-DA Client driver have been configured and are accessible.