Cogent DataHub Video Resources

These videos show you how to configure the most popular DataHub features.  

On Demand Virtual Training 

  1. Transforming OPC to IoT Protocols such as OPC UA and MQTT, providing data to Azure IoT Hub digital twins, and transforming MQTT data to OPC (30:02)

OPC DA / OPC UA / OPC A&E (Gateway / Conversion / Redundancy):

  1. Reading from an OPC UA server and converting data to OPC DA (4:21)

  2. Reading from an OPC DA server and converting data to OPC UA (6:16)

  3. Configuring OPC DA and OPC UA Redundancy (6:13)

  4. Securely Connecting to an OPC UA Server (8:37)

  5. Converting OPC A&E to OPC DA or OPC UA (3:22)

Tunneling / Avoiding DCOM / Limiting Open Firewall Ports:

  1. Configuring DataHub Tunneling - Basic Setup + Advanced Firewall Port Limiting (13:01)

IIoT / MQTT / Cloud:

  1. Configuring DataHub V9 as an MQTT Broker (5:13)

  2. MQTT Client - OPC to Azure IoT Hub in DataHub V9 (5:01)

  3. MQTT Client - Publishing and Subscribing to MQTT Brokers in DataHub V9 (6:18)

General / Miscellaneous Features:

  1. Setting Up Remote Configuration in DataHub V9 (5:12)

  2. WebView Getting Started in 5 Minutes (5:43)

  3. Quick Start for Connecting to Modbus TCP Devices (5:04)

  4. Tracking Server Health Information using System Monitor (7:36)

  5. Securely View and Control USB Cameras (6:59)

DDE / Excel:

  1. How to Read and Write OPC DA/UA data in Excel (5:41)

Bridging Between Control Systems:

  1. Configuring Point-to-Point Bridging (4:52)

ODBC / Databases:

  1. ODBC Data Logging - Intro - reading OPC data, adding New Rows to a Table (12:39)

  2. ODBC Data Logging - Modify Existing Rows in a Table (8:47)

  3. Reading from an ODBC Database (8:16)

Alerts / Notifications / Email Reports:

  1. Sending Email/SMS Alerts based on OPC Process Values (9:02)


    Diagram - DataHub Version 9

Some of the other popular features of DataHub include sending email or SMS text reports or notificationsacting as a gateway solution between different types of OPC and other data sources, and more.

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