How can I avoid DCOM and remain secure?
OPC tunneling was created as an easier, more secure alternative to DCOM for remote OPC connections. There are four key limitations of DCOM, translating into four specific reasons to move to a Tunnel for OPC data.
- Configuring & supporting DCOM is difficult & costly
- DCOM lacks reliability, resilience, and efficiency
- DCOM notification is delayed on a network break
- Security of your data and network