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Posted By rbliss Jun 25, 2022 07:14:00 AM
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It looks like all you need to do is select one of the None-None endpoints and start the communications. Note "None-None" indicates the endpoint was created with no security policy or client authentication. 1. Select the None-None endpoint and hit OK 2. After the previous operation you should see FactoryTalk ...
Posted By rbliss Jun 24, 2022 03:58:16 PM
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It looks like both OPC DA and UA are configured in FactoryTalk Linx and the OPC DA interface in RSLinx Classic. The FactoryTalk Live Data Test Client has an option to connect to an OPC DA interface and should be installed on the same computer. To test the OPC UA interface you can obtain a sample client ...
Posted By rbliss Jun 21, 2022 02:05:18 PM
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Sorry last time I selected the pictures they would not open. The first picture shows RSLinx Classic Gateway and the FactoryTalk Linx Network Browser (this is not the FactoryTalk Linx Gateway configuration user interface). Either you can configure RSLC or check for FactoryTalk Linx. I'm not sure if a ...
Posted By rbliss Jun 21, 2022 01:13:31 PM
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The emulate virtual backplane user interface will both RSLinx Classic and FactoryTalk Linx in the virtual chassis. These are the free / lite service included and used by many Rockwell Automation software but does not support OPC directly. FactoryTalk Linx Gateway is a purchased option that adds OPC interfaces ...
Posted By rbliss Jun 21, 2022 10:49:16 AM
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You will need to purchase FactoryTalk Linx Gateway to access the data from the emulator. FactoryTalk Linx Gateway provides both an OPC DA and OPC UA server interface to pull data from the emulated controllers. Probably Basic with 1000 tags, Standard with 5000 tags or Extended with 15000 tags would be ...
Posted By rbliss Jun 20, 2022 09:25:16 AM
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Rockwell Automation has a free software utility called the "Logix5000 Clock Update Tool" that permits periodic updates of controller wall-clocks from the PCs clock. It even compensates for communications latency when adjusting the clock. This utility is rather old and we are working on moving this capability ...
Posted By rbliss Jun 09, 2022 08:55:11 AM
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I/O operation utilizes CIP Class 1 communications which includes the configuration information when the connection is opened and requires deterministic interactions between the originator and module. Unfortunately the Windows operating system is generally not deterministic enough to support Class 1. ...
Posted By rbliss Jun 07, 2022 12:20:00 PM
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We recently added the ability for the FactoryTalk Linx OPC UA Connector v6.30 to integrate alarms from an OPC UA server into FactoryTalk Alarms and events. However, currently the only way to access FactoryTalk Alarms and events is via the alarm summary screen in FactoryTalk View SE. ------------------------------ ...
Posted By rbliss Jun 06, 2022 03:01:41 PM
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Logix Designer provides an option on the dialog to on-line using the Linx browser. I installed and launched the CCW dialog but sadly it does not provide the same option. Perhaps someone on the forum more familiar with CCW can respond. ------------------------------ Ron Bliss Principal Platform Lead ...
Posted By rbliss Jun 02, 2022 06:08:00 AM
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With the Logix 5000 controllers you primarily need to align the major revisions between the firmware and software so in your case any v15 version of RSLogix 5000 will work. ------------------------------ Ron Bliss Principal Platform Lead - Communication Software Rockwell Automation Inc ------------ ...
Posted By rbliss Jun 01, 2022 06:48:13 AM
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There could be multiple things at work here. First, its generally a good practice to force a save of a path with a project once you successfully get online. Next a connection request can fail if a device in the previously browsed path is off-line or had its configuration changed. Finally, both RSLinx ...
Posted By rbliss May 26, 2022 09:36:46 AM
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There is a "Lifecycle Status" page under "Support" on the Rockwell Automation website. It will bring up a search option to input the product you want to check. ------------------------------ Ron Bliss Principal Platform Lead - Communication Software Rockwell Automation Inc ------------------------ ...
Posted By rbliss May 26, 2022 07:58:00 AM
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As you are probably already aware most of the ControlNet Products are either end-of-live or discontinued. https://www.rockwellautomation.com/search/ra-en-US;keyword=1756CNB;startIndex=0;activeTab=Products;spellingCorrect=true;facets=;languages=en;locales=en_GLOBAL,en-US;sort=bma;isPLS=true;sessionID ...
Posted By rbliss May 24, 2022 02:17:57 PM
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Sorry, I confused the OPC communications with FactoryTalk Linx. In a local directory FactoryTalk Linx must be installed on the same workstation as the FactoryTalk Client (in this case FactoryTalk View ME). However FactoryTalk View ME should be able to interface to an OPC Server running on a different ...
Posted By rbliss May 24, 2022 02:17:56 PM
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Posted By rbliss May 18, 2022 12:31:00 PM
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I'm not an ME expert, but I thought ME utilized a FactoryTalk Local directory which means all of the namespace operations must occur on the same workstation. This may include tag browsing. Normally with FTView SE you can configure a network directory that includes multiple computers. ------------ ...
Posted By rbliss May 18, 2022 10:57:00 AM
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Yes, the Rockwell edition supports the Modbus TCP driver. This is a standard driver in the "Manufacturing Suite". This slide provides a full list of supported drivers for our most recent version: ------------------------------ Ron Bliss Principal Platform Lead - Communication Software Rockwell Automation ...
Posted By rbliss May 18, 2022 10:35:00 AM
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Did you know Rockwell Automation re-sells a discounted version of Kepware though our channel to provide this form of connectivity (software portal link). The KEPServer Enterprise software is a special build of Kepware Manufacturing suite that removes the Allen Bradly drivers, does not support plug-ins ...
Posted By rbliss May 09, 2022 10:49:00 AM
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Note there are multiple ways for software to interface with a Logix controller. One approach utilizes symbolic names. With this method the data is requested by asking for the data by its string tag name. Tags can be requested one at a time or multiple can be requested at once. Symbolic is the slowest ...
Posted By rbliss May 07, 2022 11:18:00 AM
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A quick scan of the COPADATA Zenon Brochure did not list Logix/PLC/SLC specifically, but it did list OPC UA connectivity. https://www.copadata.com/download/0/44/efecaf9e-3b8b-4081-aae6-83e209582717 This means you could utilize the FactoryTalk Linx Gateway's OPC UA interface with Allen Bradly Controllers ...