Figure 39 depicts the ObjectTypes of the published DataSet model and their components.


Figure 39 – Published DataSet Overview

Instances of the DataSetFolderType are used to organize PublishedDataSetType Objects in a tree of DataSetFolders. The configuration can be made through Methods or can be made by product specific configuration tools.

The PublishedDataSetType defines the information necessary for a Subscriber to understand and decode DataSetMessages received from the Publisher for a DataSet and to detect changes of the DataSet semantic and metadata.

The types derived from the PublishedDataSetType define the source of information for a DataSet in the OPC UA Server AddressSpace like Variables or Events.