General OPC UA features

Prosys Sentrol supports the following OPC UA features

Transport protocols

  • UA-TCP UA-SC UA Binary

Security policies

  • None
  • Basic128Rsa15
  • Basic256
  • Basic256Sha256
  • Aes128-Sha256-RsaOaep
  • Aes256-Sha256-RsaPss

Delphi & C++Builder versions

  • 10.2 Tokyo
  • 10.3 Rio

Platforms

  • Windows 32
  • Windows 64

Client SDK specific features

Prosys Sentrol OPC UA SDK Client edition implements the necessary OPC UA client side infrastructure, enabling you to concentrate on your core competence, including

  • Connection & Session Management
  • Subscription Management
  • Address Space Management
  • Security Certificate Management

The Client SDK defines a pure Delphi style interface to OPC UA service calls. Special effort has been put to the design of the Client SDK objects to make it intuitive and easy to use, also in various scenarios. The Client SDK objects enable you to design your own application logic to actually handle the data available from the OPC UA servers with minimum effort.

The Client SDK includes a tutorial and a sample client application which demonstrate the usage of the Client SDK and give you a quick start to your own OPC UA client application development.

Supported OPC UA Profiles

  • UA Generic Client Profile
  • UA Data Access Client Profile

Supported OPC UA Facets

  • Base Client Behaviour Facet
  • Core Client Facet
  • AddressSpace Lookup Client Facet
  • Attribute Read Client Facet
  • Attribute Write Client Facet
  • Complex Data Types
  • DataChange Subscriber Client Facet
  • DataAccess Client Facet
  • Diagnostic Client Facet
  • Discovery Client Facet
  • Event Subscriber Client Facet
  • Method Client Facet
  • Multi-Server Client Connection Facet
  • Historical Access
  • Advanced Type Programming Client Facet
  • Auditing Client Facet
  • Redundant Client Facet*
  • User Token – User Name Password Client Facet
  • User Token – X509 Certificate Client Facet

Server SDK specific features

Prosys Sentrol OPC UA SDK Server Edition provides the basic infrastructure for developing a full-fledged OPC UA server. It enables you to add a complete OPC UA server to your application with minimum effort by providing an implementation of all the necessary services and data types according to the OPC UA specifications.

Implemented Services

  • Security Certificate Management
  • Session Management
  • Subscription Management
  • Node Management
  • Attribute Management
  • Event Management
  • Method Services
  • Alarm Services (later)
  • History Services (coming soon)

The Server SDK includes a tutorial and a sample server application which demonstrate the usage of the Server SDK and give you a quick start to your own OPC UA server application development.

Supported OPC UA Profiles

  • Standard UA Server Profile
    • Embedded UA Server Profile
    • Nano Embedded Device Server Profile
    • Micro Embedded Device Server Profile

Supported OPC UA Facets

  • Core Server Facet
  • Base Server Behaviour Facet
  • Attribute WriteMask Server Facet
  • Documentation Server Facet*
  • Embedded DataChange Subscription Server Facet
  • Standard DataChange Subscription Server Facet
  • Enhanced DataChange Subscription Server Facet
  • Data Access Server Facet
  • ComplexType Server Facet
  • Standard Event Subscription Server Facet
  • Method Server Facet
  • Node Management Server Facet
  • User Token - Anonymous Facet
  • User Token - User Name Password Server Facet*
  • User Token - X509 Certificate Server Facet*

* Requires application implementation

Prosys Sentrol Edition Comparison

Edition Client Binary Client Source Client-Server Binary Client-Server Source
OPC Client (Unified Architecture 1.04 and earlier)*
X
X
X
X
OPC Client (Data Access 1.0A & 2.05)
X
X
X
X
OPC Server (Unified Architecture 1.04 and earlier)*
X
X
OPC Server (Data Access 1.0A & 2.05)
X
X
Visual Display and Edit
X
X
X
X
Charting
X
X
X
X
Variable Components for Simple Data Types (Boolean, Float, String, Integer, State, Bitset, DateTime)
X
X
X
X
Basic Statistics
X
X
X
X
Basic Alarms
X
X
X
X
Visual Animations (Move, Scale, Color, Visibility)
X
X
X
X
Array Data Types (Byte, Float, Historical)
X
X
X
X
Byte Array Connector
X
X
X
X
Historian (Trends)
X
X
X
X
Event Log
X
X
X
X
Online Math Functions
X
X
X
X
Database Connectors (BDE, dbXpress, IBExpress, ADO, Zeos)
X
X
X
X
Object Persistency Framework
X
X
X
X
Source Code
X
X

* Note that the OPC UA components are not yet connected to the legacy framework of Sentrol components. They are still available as before and as described in the Technical Details of Prosys Sentrol Classic.