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TN BPM101 Create a connection to Wonderware Historian Runtime database.

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Wonderware Skelta BPM: Create a connection to Wonderware Historian runtime database.


  • Author: Michael Dudley
  • Published: 04/30/2015
  • Applies to: Wonderware Skelta BPM 2014




  • From the main Enterprise Console menu: Select Settings -> Database Connections.  Click the New option.

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  • Enter the Title (mandatory), Description (optional) and uncheck the Connect to repository data source check box.
  • Database Type will be SQL server.
  • Keep the Connection Type as Connection string.
  • Enter the Server name of Historian Database.
  • Select the Authentication Type. Windows or SQL Server.
  • Click the Refresh to list all the available databases on the SQL server. Select the Runtime database for Wonderware historian data.
  • Click Test Connection. If connection is successful, the Save button will be enabled.
  • Click the Save button and the connection to the Historian database is ready to use.

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