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Last modified on 12/5/2018 3:49 PM by User.

KB000039 - Changing PI Tag Names in EtaPRO


PI tag names assigned to EtaPRO data points need to be changed.


PI tags assigned to EtaPRO data points can be changed using the Data Storage tool.

  1. From the EtaPRO Client, select the Configuration Tools button.
  2. Select Configuration | Enter Edit Mode from the text menu at the top of the screen.
  3. Select the All Data Points button.

  1. Select the Data Storage button.

  1. Select the Replace button.

  1. Use the Replace tool to select a phrase to change. The Entire Table or individual columns can be selected for searching and replacing.

  1. After the PI tag names are replaced, click Exit to close the Replace tool.
  2. Click OK to close the tool.
  3. Select Exit to close the All Points Configuration tool.
  4. Select Reconfigure Unit to refresh the database.

The “newtag” attribute can be used to change PI tag names in PI. Please refer to OSISoft™ documentation for this procedure.

For additional assistance with this procedure or to report an error, please contact EtaPRO Support at or 716-799-1077.