How To Disable OPC UA Security for Kepware

Follow these simple steps below to disable OPC UA security for Kepware.

  • From the Start menu, look for KEPServerEX 6 Administration and press Enter.
  • If KEPServerEX 6 Administation doesn’t appear, go to the bottom right corner of your taskbar and look for the Kepware icon.

  • Right-click on the Kepware icon and select OPC UA Configuration.
  • In the OPC UA Configuration Manager, click on Server Endpoints tab. User can either add a new server entry or edit the existing server.

  • To add a new server entry, click on the Add button at the bottom left.
  • Select the desired network adapter and port number. Don’t forget to select None (Insecure) under Security Policies and click OK and click Close.

  • Next, from the Start menu, look for KEPServerEX 6 Configuration and press Enter.
  • Right-click on the project name and select Properties.

  • Click on OPC UA on the left to open up the configuration for OPC UA.
  • Under Client Sessions, select Yes for Allow anonymous login. Click OK when done.

  • In KEPServerEX 6 Configuration, click on the Runtime menu and click on Disconnect. Once it has disconnected, reconnect it again by clicking Connect.
  • Next, click on the Runtime menu again and click on Reinitialize.