I'm using Ignition 7.9.18 inside our company and I want to know for pure curiosity if there is any chance of connecting an external python 2.7 application and read OPC tag values from there?
OPC UA library for python isn't a problem because that can be easilly installed. The real problem is that I cannot open the connection with opc.tcp// uri and connection fails due to error or timeout.
I'm aware of that configured opc tags must be exposed to read any value from them. Is there any configuration in Ignition that allows other python application or external OPC server to trully connect to the Ignition OPC Server?
The reason for this is the capability to debug scripts more conveniently and efficiently in external editor (like PyCharm)
Thanks for help