StatusCode "BadTypeDefinitionInvalid" after AddNodes call

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StatusCode "BadTypeDefinitionInvalid" after AddNodes call

Post by goturvijay »


I am trying to implement a client with which I can add/modify nodes on a UA server..
I am using the UA .NET SDK

I start with, I am trying to add a new variable Node to an object in an existing data model on a running UA server..
I call the AddNodes function with the following AddNodesItem:

AddNodesItem NewNode = new AddNodesItem()
ParentNodeId = parentNodeId,
ReferenceTypeId = UnifiedAutomation.UaBase.ReferenceTypeIds.HasComponent,
TypeDefinition = UnifiedAutomation.UaBase.VariableTypeIds.AnalogItemType,
BrowseName = "Test Var",
NodeClass = UnifiedAutomation.UaBase.NodeClass.Variable

The AddNodes function returns a result with a StatusCode "BadTypeDefinitionInvalid"..

I tried changing the TypeDefinition property to other values like DataItemType or BaseDataVariableType, with no change in the result..
Note: parentNodeId is previously assigned to the NodeID of an object in the server datamodel. It is of type BaseObjectType and already references a few variable nodes.

Am I missing any crucial step before I can add Nodes to the server..??


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Re: StatusCode "BadTypeDefinitionInvalid" after AddNodes cal

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You need to specify the VariableAttributes within the AddNodesItem.

Here is some sample code to add a node to the DemoServer.

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ushort namespaceIndex = (ushort) m_Session.NamespaceUris.IndexOf("");
VariableAttributes variableAttributes = new VariableAttributes()
    AccessLevel = AccessLevels.CurrentReadOrWrite,
    DataType = DataTypeIds.Double,
    Historizing = false,
    SpecifiedAttributes = Attributes.AccessLevel|Attributes.DataType|Attributes.Historizing
AddNodesItem addNodesItem = new AddNodesItem()
    NodeClass = NodeClass.Variable,
    ReferenceTypeId = ReferenceTypeIds.Organizes,
    RequestedNewNodeId = new NodeId("TestVar", namespaceIndex),
    TypeDefinition = VariableTypeIds.AnalogItemType,
    BrowseName = new QualifiedName("TestVar", namespaceIndex),
    ParentNodeId = new ExpandedNodeId("Demo", namespaceIndex),
    NodeAttributes = new ExtensionObject(variableAttributes)
IList<AddNodesItem> nodesToAdd = new List<AddNodesItem>();
List<AddNodesResult> results = m_Session.AddNodes(nodesToAdd, null);
NOTE: You have to override

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protected override bool HasAccessToAddNode(
    RequestContext context,
    BrowseHandle parent,
    NodeId referenceTypeId,
    NodeId typeDefinitionId)
in your NodeManager to allow clients to add nodes with the AddNodes service.

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