Retrieving data using the CS-Studio

CS-Studio 4.X onwards comes with support for the EPICS Archiver Appliance as a data source for the databrowser.

Configuring CS-Studio
CS-Studio communicates with the appliance using the PB/HTTP protocol. The databrowser can be configured to use the appliance by including the client retrieval URL to the list of Archive data servers. From the top menu select Edit Preferences CSS Applications Trends Example:
Connecting using pbraw
Once the URL has been added to the preferences, the archiver appliance can be used in the databrowser like any other data source. Users can search the archive for PV’s, retrieve data and plot it, etc.