Start Snapshot Data

Ribbon bar. Select the Home tab. In the File group, click the Open arrow. Select Start Snapshot Data from the Get External Data - PI submenu to display the PI Snapshot Data dialog.

Classic menus. Select Start Snapshot Data from the File - Get External Data - PI submenu to display the PI Snapshot Data dialog.

This dialog is used to specify the method for gathering snapshot (real time) data from the PI database. You can specify the polling interval (in seconds) as well as the maximum number of values (cases) to retrieve.