Time Conversion Processors

Time Conversion Processors are installed with the UA Office Link Application. The processors convert between POSIX timestamps, UTC and local time.

Add to Task

Add a time conversion processor to a task by dragging it from the “Build” panel onto the task’s “Task Builder” panel.

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Configuration

Select the processor item in the “Task Builder” panel to view it’s properties.

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You can change the following properties:

  • Topic
    The title of the time conversion processor as it appears within the task builder.

Press the “Apply” button to commit your changes.

Example

The following example shows a task that transfers data from OPC UA to an ODBC database. Tag values that need to be converted are connected to the processor. The incoming date/time value will be converted to local time before storing the data into the database.

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