Step 1.1. Create a New OPC Port

  1. To create a new port, do one of the following:

Method 1

Right-click the Ports icon in the Workbench left pane and choose New.

Method 2

  1. Select the Ports icon in the Workbench left pane.

  2. Click File on the menu bar, point to New, and choose Object.

The New Port dialog box opens when you use either method.

  1. Select OPCCLIENT in the Protocol field.

  2. Select the port for the protocol in the Port field.

  1. Click OK to create the port.

Result: The Port Properties dialog box for the protocol opens.

More information

Configure the OPC Client port.