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Metasys System Product Bulletin

Brand
Metasys
Product name
Metasys System
Document type
Product Bulletin
Document number
LIT-1201526
Version
13.0.50
Revision date
2024-01-23
Product status
Active
Language
English

The Metasys Server software family includes variants with different feature sets to meet a variety of different applications.

Table 1. Metasys Server family comparison

Feature

Application and Data Server (ADS)

Extended Application and Data Server (ADX)

Open Application Server (OAS)
Host Platform Desktop computer platform:
  • Microsoft Windows® operating system
  • Microsoft SQL Server Express database
  • Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) compliant database package
Server platform:
  • Microsoft® Windows Server® operating system
  • Microsoft SQL Server database
Turnkey and virtual desktop platform (virtual machine (VM)):
  • Microsoft Windows® operating system
  • Microsoft SQL Server Express database
  • Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) compliant database package

Virtual server platform (VM):

  • Microsoft® Windows Server® operating system
  • Microsoft SQL Server database
Supported Simultaneous Users Up to 5 users Up to 10, 25, 50, or 100 users (license specific) Up to 5 users
Network Engine Management Up to 14 engines Up to 1,000 engines
Note: Support for engines varies depending on size of server hardware.
OASMIN: 0 engines

OASSTD: up to 2 engines

Direct BACnet Device Management No No Yes, BACnet/IP and BACnet/SC devices can be managed directly. BACnet MS/TP devices can be managed by using a BACnet/IP to MS/TP router. A maximum of 200 devices are supported.
Archival of Historical Data Manual, scheduled, or automatic Manual, scheduled, or automatic Manual, scheduled, or automatic
Note: You need to purchase the Metasys Historical Data add-on license to use this feature.
User Interface Metasys UI

SMP

Note: SMP requires a license to operate and is for upgrading existing sites only. Only use to upgrade existing sites.
Metasys UI

SMP

Note: SMP requires a license to operate and is for upgrading existing sites only. Only use to upgrade existing sites.
Metasys UI

SMP

Note: SMP requires a license to operate and is for upgrading existing sites only. Only use to upgrade existing sites.
Supports Export Utility Yes Yes No
Supports Metasys Advanced Reporting No Yes No
Supports Energy Essentials
Note: Energy Essentials is discontinued from Release 12.0.
Support for Split Configuration No Yes No
Supports Metasys for Validated Environments (MVE) No Yes
Note: You need to purchase the MVE add-on license to use this feature.
No
Five Years of Historical Data in Metasys UI Yes Yes Yes
Note: You need to purchase the Metasys Historical Data add-on license to use this feature.
Supports Metasys Database Manager Yes Yes Yes
Supports Fault Detection and Fault Triage features Yes Yes Yes
Note: At a minimum, you require 8GB of RAM and four virtual cores to support the Fault Detection and Fault Triage features on an OAS.
Note: You need to purchase the Fault Detection and Fault Triage add-on licenses to use these features.
FIPS 140-2 Level 1 compliance using FIPS validated components Yes Yes Yes
Note: You need to purchase the FIPS 140-2 add-on license to use this feature.
ADFS two-factor authentication Yes Yes Yes
Note: ADFS authentication is available to Metasys UI users, but is not available to Metasys SMP users. You need to purchase the ADFS add-on license to use this feature.
Supports BACnet/SC Yes Yes Yes
Note: You need to purchase the M4-BACNETSC-0 add-on license for each Server to use BACnet/SC.

For more information, refer to the Application and Data Server (ADS) and Extended Application and Data Server (ADX) Product Bulletin (LIT-1201525) and to Open Application Server (OAS) Product Bulletin (LIT-12013309).