The Direct-Loadingoption provides a model where the installation is part of the transfer. To support the Direct-Loadingmodel the Serverhas to provide the Current Version. This includes parameters like the version number, a release date or patch identifiers. With this information the Clientcan decide if an update is required and which version to install.

The Software Packageis transferred using the TemporaryFileTransferType(OPC 10000-5). This includes the installation itself so that the installation option is not used.

For Direct-Loadingthe DirectLoadingTypeis used, which is described in 8.4.4.