New OPC diagnostic tool released

June 2, 2011
OPC Rescue analyzes and fixes security and communications problems.

EDMONTON, Canada - The OPC Training Institute ( has released OPC Rescue, a diagnostic tool for analyzing and fixing communications issues. OPC Rescue enables end users to not only diagnose communication and security problems with their systems, but to also repair them instantly with the push of a button. This innovative resource boasts an easy-to-use interface that never requires DCOM configuration.

Developed by the OPC and DCOM experts at the OPC Training Institute, OPC Rescue was designed to be used with any brand of OPC applications. The wizard-based interface makes it effortless to diagnose and repair communications, configurations and, most importantly, security issues. Advanced settings such as OPC communication on specific TCP/IP ports, DCOM settings, Windows firewall configuration, etc. are also handled easily with OPC Rescue.

Key Features of OPC Rescue:
•    Snapshot instantaneously provides an organized and comprehensive report of all settings affecting OPC communication.
•    The tool automatically repairs customized OPC communication settings without using DCOM.
•    Security Audit generates a report that outlines potential security risks that could compromise the integrity of your industrial information.
•    No installation is required.

The OPC Training Institute will be hosting a complimentary webinar on the features and functionality of OPC Rescue.  Attendees will participate in a live demonstration and get a full understanding of how OPC Rescue can benefit them.

Register for the webinar here.