OPC Test Tool

Use to test local and remote OPC-DA, OPC-HDA, and OPC A&E Servers

OPC-DA: Data Access
OPC-HDA: Historical Data Access
OPC-A&E: Alarms and Events

If connection issues are a problem, download this tool and then see our OPC Connection Issues page!

Note: Upcoming DCOM Security changes (KB5004442) may affect OPC client connections to remote OPC Servers. The Exele OPC Test Tool has been updated to support the required client authentication level “Packet Integrity“.

Functions include:

  • OPC-DA, OPC-HDA, OPC-A&E
    Connection test (local and remote OPC Servers)
  • OPC-DA
    Tag/item browsing and tag properties
    Read current tag/item values, qualities, and timestamps (Cache or Device read)
    Write tag/item values
  • OPD-HDA
    Read historical tag/item values, qualities, and timestamps (raw, at time, before/after time)
    Read aggregate values (average, min, max, …)
  • OPC-A&E
    Create subscriptions with filters. View and store subscription events.
    Visit our OPC A&E information and resources page

This tool is Free!

Screen shots

OPC-DA/HDA

Item browsing

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Values and Aggregates

opctest-values

OPC Alarms and Events

Subscription filter

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Subscription viewer

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