Data Manager – Data access plugins

This is instruction will guide you through the setup process for accessing data from a Pipe Data Flow System (online data access system) in Pipeson Data Manager.

Pipe Data Flow Systems use encrypted user plugins. The plugin controls access to data in the Project databases. The plugins are distributed by owners of Pipe Data Flow Systems, the providers of the data access service. If your company have an internal Pipe Data Flow System, please contact your “System owner”.


Contact details Exova, Kiwa and NSF International


To set up Pipeson Data Manager for data access

  1. You need to have your encrypted plugin file (*.ppx)
  2. Start Pipeson Data Manager
  3. Go to Main Menu > Data Sources > Online system >Online System Manager
  4. Click on ‘Add Plugin’ button
  5. Browse to the plugin file and click ‘OK’
  6. Enter the plugin name, this name will be displayed in Pipeson Data Manager
  7. Pipeson Data Manager is now ready to update projects from Online system