Before you can configure and use the plugin, you must create the plugin role in Config Tool.
Install the plugin.
Before you begin
- From the home page in Config Tool, open the Plugins task.
- At the bottom of the Plugins task, click Add an entity (), and select Plugin.
On the Specific info page, select
the plugin type, the server to host the plugin role, the database for the
plugin role, and then click Next.
If you are not using an expansion server, the option to select a server is not displayed.
On the Basic information page, do the following:
- Enter the name in the Entity name field.
- Enter the description in the Entity description field.
(Optional) Select a Partition for the plugin
Partitions are logical groupings used to control the visibility of entities. Only users who are members of that partition can view or modify the role.
- Click Next.
On the Creation summary page, review the information, and then click Create, or Back to make changes.
After the plugin is created, the following message appears: The operation was successful.
- Click Close.
The OPC Server plugin role appears in the entity browser.