How To Achieve WITS Certified Status
Steps to consider in implementing a WITS Field Device
A comprehensive guide for potential vendors. [Read more]
The Certification process
The following documents are intended to guide WITS-DNP3 Field Device and Master Station vendors through the WITS certification process, so that their products can claim compliance with the WITS-DNP3 protocol.
Vendors may choose one of two levels of certification for their products – Self certified or Verified [Read more]
Process For Claiming Certification
There are seven steps in the process [Read more]
Devices can achieve Verified and Self-Certified status at any WITS protocol version if they fulfil the acceptance criteria as described in the WITS Compliance Testing Manual. The WITS device catalogue on the WITS website will list the highest protocol version level that every device has achieved for each status.
Future Protocol Developments
The WITS protocol is in continuous active development. New products should be developed against the most recent set of WITS Application Notes, claim compliance at the current WITS protocol version and use a current test specification. [Read more]
Device Manufacturers’ Name Strings
The WITS-DNP3 Application Notes state: The WITS group will define the device manufacturer names that are used by each vendor. [Read more]
The Device Catalogue
WITS Certified devices are listed on the website as being WITS Verified or WITS Self-Certified. Details of a device’s certification are published on the WITS PSA website [Read more]