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OPCNet Broker’s AE Component: overcome DCOM configuration issues with OPCNet Broker AE

Tired of DCOM issues complicating connectivity between your OPC systems? OPCNet Broker’s AE component ensures fast‚ reliable‚ and secures OPC remote communications by overcoming DCOM configuration issues. OPCNet Broker AE is an advanced OPC tunneling solution that provides users with a robust and secure tool. It enables access to OPC alarms and events in real-time. In fact, OPCNet Broker takes away all setup difficulties and usual configuration frustrations and vulnerabilities introduced by OPC Classic and DCOM.

Transfer your OPC alarms & events securely

Moreover, OPCNet Broker AE improves the cyber security of your OPC AE systems mainly by:

  • Using only one single TCP port open in your firewalls,
  • Providing several options to configure user authentication and ensure data confidentiality,
  • And implementing data encryption to protect your data flow against spoofing and sniffing attacks.

OPCNet Broker AE data transfer features

One of the features of this OPC AE funnel is data compression, which reduces strains on network bandwidth during data transfer. Also, the OPC Tunneller has a built-in buffer that enables data recovery after network disconnections.

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Product Features

  • OPCNet Broker AE is an easy-to-deploy and maintainable solution that allows you to:
  • Track client/server communications and limit the number of open ports within your firewalls to minimize security failures.
  • Configure your communication scheme with less complexity.
  • Connect OPC components from different domains‚ local area network and/or wide area networks to fully integrate your data and processes.
  • OPCNet Broker AE provides significant benefits including:
  • OPC AE data tunneling capabilities.
  • Navigation through NAT, firewalls and proxies without the hassle of DCOM configuration issues.
  • Configurable call timeout so you can restart activities more quickly than with the mandatory 6 minute call timeout used with DCOM.
  • Data transmission in a secure mode:
  • Data integrity by using encryption/decryption to prevent attacks from hackers.
  • User authentication to avoid unauthorized access.
  • Data compression reduces the costs and strains on your network during data transfers.
  • OPC AE automatic reconnection if the connection is interrupted due to a network glitch.
  • Data recovery after communication glitches.
  • New feature: Easy management of OPC servers redundancy (active-active, active-passive).New

Operating System Compatibility

Windows XP

Windows Seven

Windows 8

Windows Server 2003

Windows Server 2008

Windows Server 2012

Windows 10

Windows Server 2016

Windows Server 2019

OPC Compatibility

  • OPC Alarms and Events 1.10 (OPC Foundation Compliance Tested)

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