uaGate, edgeGate

What is the maximum data throughput of uaGate and edgeGate?

2.500 byte items with 200ms polling time

What is the fastest polling rate of uaGate?

50ms polling time

How many symbols can be used with uaGate and edgeGate?

The maximum number of symbols which can be imported is 20.000. The edgeGate supports with its 5 connections up to 60.000 symbols, but also a maximum of 20.000 per connection.

Is the store-and-forward functionality towards OPC UA from uaGate and edgeGate supported?

The buffering as specified in the OPC UA standard is implemented, but the items are stored in the RAM, not on the SD card. Please mind that the OPC UA client must support this functionality and demand it from the server.

Is the store-and-forward functionality towards MQTT supported?

Yes, if you choose the QoS 1 or QoS 2 (Quality of Service) to the Broker connection, the selected Topics are stored on the SD-card (please insert a sd-card). Please mind that the MQTT broker has enough performance to handle the amount of resend data if the connection is re-established.

Is the OPC UA Historical Access (HA) supported?

Not yet.
Certificate checking specifics.
The expiration date of a client certificate is intentionally not checked, for user convenience.

Which web browsers are supported by uaGate and edgeGate?

We recommend using Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome for the gateway configuration. Microsoft Explorer has some known limitations that might interfere with the user interface.

How to change the language of the user interface with uaGate and edgeGate?

The browser preferred language is used for the user interface, currently English and German is supported. If you want to override this default setting, change the preferences in your browser. For example, in Mozilla Firefox, choose Menu –– Settings –– Content –– Languages and change move the desired language to the top of the list.

Which cloud platforms are supported?

We support the Microsoft Azure Cloud, Amazon AWS Cloud, IBM Bluemix Cloud and other cloud providers, which are using MQTT for telemetry data.

Are there CAD drawings for the uaGates or edgeGate?

Softing didn't create device-specific CAD drawings, but there are drawings avaliable from the manufacturer. The case name is ME MAX 22.5 2-2 KMGY (Part No. 2713625). Various CAD files are available here: https://www.phoenixcontact.com/online/portal/us/

What is the power dissipation of the uaGate or edgeGate?

The power dissipation also depends on the operating mode (Ethernet load, supply voltage, ambient temperature, module dispersion, ...). A typical value for power dissipation Pv is about 3.3 watts at 24VDC.

Is the OPC UA Alarms and Events (AE) supported?

At the moment no Softing gateway echo-seriesdataFEED-series supports Alarms and Events (AE).

Is the OPC UA Historical Access (HA) supported?

At the moment no Softing gateway echo-seriesdataFEED-series supports Historical Access (HA).

Which cloud platforms are supported?

We support with all Softing gateways (echocollect, uaGate, edgeGate) the Microsoft Azure Cloud, Amazon AWS Cloud, IBM Bluemix Cloud and other cloud providers, which are using MQTT for telemetry data.