Unified Architecture

Part 6: Mappings Title: Part 6: Mappings Description:

This specification describes how data and information are transferred between OPC UA Servers and Clients, covering:


  • Data encoding/decoding overview and rules for standard data-types and for complex data-types and objects
  • Securing OPC UA messages for secure conversations
  • Security validation rules
  • Transport protocol mappings: UA TCP, SOAP/HTTP, and HTTPS


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Version Status Description Date Posted
1.05.01 Release OPC 10000-6 - Part 6 - Mappings (ZIP/PDF) 2022-03-01 Icon
1.04 Release OPC 10000-6 - Part 6: Mappings (ZIP/PDF) 2017-11-22 Icon
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1.05.00 Release OPC 10000-6 - Part 6 - Mappings (ZIP/PDF) 2021-10-27 Icon
1.03 Release ZIP/PDF 2015-07-20 Icon
1.02 Release Specification 2012-03-18 Icon
1.00 Release 2009-02-08 Icon