TOP Server Works With




Get Connected With The Toolbox OPC Power (TOP) Server

The TOP Server works with a large variety of Automation Software.  This gives you the flexibility to connect to your hardware systems and bring that data back to almost any software system you might need to meet your business goals.  When you buy a TOP Server License you get all the TOP Server built-in features. 

The navigational bar on the left will provide you details on all the software the TOP Server can be connected too and the development environments that can be used to get your data where you need it.  For more information on the PLC’s and other devices the TOP Server can connect to see the Drivers List tab.    The TOP Server can be used with any OPC DA or UA Client as well as supporting other interfaces like: Wonderware, DDE Servers, iFix/Proficy and even other OPC DA Servers, OPC UA Servers and OPC XML-DA Servers, as well as Alarms and Events Clients with the Alarms and Events Plug-in License

Windows Operating System Support

32-Bit (x86) Operating Systems (including Service Packs)

  • Windows Server 2003, 2007 and 2008 Families
  • Windows XP SP3 Professional
  • Windows XP SP3 Embedded (with full DCOM support)
  • Windows Vista Business and Ultimate
  • Windows 7 Professional and Ultimate
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 10 32-bit)

64-Bit (x64) Operating Systems (including Service Packs)

  • Windows Server 2003, 2007, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, and 2012 R2
  • Windows XP Professional (SP3 Only)
  • Windows Vista Business and Ultimate
  • Windows 7 Professional and Ultimate
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 10
  • TOP Server Version 5.x will support a software license or a hardware (USB) key license.  When installed on a 64-bit OS, the TOP Server will run in a subsystem of Windows called WOW64.  WOW64 is included on all 64-bit version of Windows and is designed to make differences between the operating systems transparent to the user.

Client Interfaces Supported

  • OPC Unified Architecture (DA Profile)
  • OPC OPC .NET 3.0 / XI (DA & AE Profiles)
  • OPC Data Access Version 1.0a
  • OPC Data Access Version 2.0
  • OPC Data Access Version 2.05a
  • OPC Data Access Version 3.0
  • OPC Alarms & Events Version 1.0
  • OPC Alarms & Events Version 1.10
  • OPC Historical Data Access 1.20
    (OPC HDA only available when using Local Historian Plug-In)
  • FastDDE for Wonderware
  • SuiteLink for Wonderware
  • DDE Format CF_Text
  • DDE Format AdvancedDDE
  • NIO Interface for iFIX

Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • 2.0 Ghz Processor
  • 1 GB installed RAM
  • 180 MB available disk space
  • Ethernet Card

Virtualization Support



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