How long does it take to install and configure OPCFailover on a node?
It takes about one minute to perform the install, and around another minute to configure your first failover group with two real OPC Servers. Configuring the DCOMCFG security to allow the OPCFailover Service access to the real OPC Servers can take a variable amount of time, and will require you to refer to your OPC Server vendor instructions. Will I need to reboot after an install? No. Tell me some more about the account used by the OPCFailover Service. The OPCFailover Service needs to run under a Domain account that is a member of the local Administrators group. Such an account, • has security access to registry data under HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT • can be referenced in remote (Domain) nodes DCOMCNFG settings The account is also granted the ‘Log on as a service’ local user right. During the installation of OPCFailover you will be prompted to enter the account name and password. If the account does not exist it will be created, added to the local Administrators group and given the correct loc