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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 25th, 2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By VAN
I just mean in general, at a site that the...

I just mean in general, at a site that the network isn't connected to the internet directly (layered).



Right, v11 covers EN2T but ENBT doesn't have a fix that I'm aware of, but I just don't...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 25th, 2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By VAN
Vulnerability Exposes Rockwell Controllers to DoS Attacks

https://www.securityweek.com/vulnerability-exposes-rockwell-controllers-dos-attacks

Am I missing something, this seems like a fairly trivial issue.

Meaning, if someone has a connection to your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 13th, 2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,197
Posted By VAN
I agree with everything you said, after using...

I agree with everything you said, after using Ignition, I never wanted to go back to standalone like FTME or FTSE (not ignoring Wonderware or Archestra... def. want Ignition over those).

The one...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 7th, 2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By VAN
What is the subnet 255.255.255.0 wont let those...

What is the subnet 255.255.255.0 wont let those IP address communicate, 255.255.128.0 will let them communicate.

If you have a flat network, you can have multiple IP address on the single NIC. So,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 15th, 2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,025
Posted By VAN
Nothing like having a nice simulation of a system...

Nothing like having a nice simulation of a system running and do a IO check out and then start the system and everything runs as it should. Some PID tuning and we are in business. Probably the most...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,169
Posted By VAN
I would assume a true redundant system would have...

I would assume a true redundant system would have a different input (different input card or rack). Landing to the same input seems more problematic than anything else.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 751
Posted By VAN
I would ask 2 questions. - Does it matter if...

I would ask 2 questions.

- Does it matter if the network goes down (production/data)?

- What is the plan for scalability?

With that in mind, I would have a dedicated switch for each vlan and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 23rd, 2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 824
Posted By VAN
Virtual machines are the only way forward, but...

Virtual machines are the only way forward, but good information!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 19th, 2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,387
Posted By VAN
I've only had an issue with IT once, and it was a...

I've only had an issue with IT once, and it was a small business were my manager and the owner were "IT". Let me tell you, they weren't IT. But pretty much every IT person I've come across has been...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 16th, 2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By VAN
Excuse my ignorance but I thought arc flash was...

Excuse my ignorance but I thought arc flash was more likely during turning disconnect off?

Different topic, arc flash and vfds outside of panels. I've been seeing mixed results in the field, some...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,465
Posted By VAN
What are you going to do with the power if...

What are you going to do with the power if nothing needs it?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 4th, 2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By VAN
Its my opinion not really a suggestion that...

Its my opinion not really a suggestion that covers all situations. I'm more into getting rid of all the junk and rat nest that a lot of companies tend to work around.

Now as far as DeviceNet... I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By VAN
I'm kind of late to the party, but any upgrade I...

I'm kind of late to the party, but any upgrade I do I try and rip out all old networks.

RIO? GONE

DeviceNet, hell no, gone.

etc. etc.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 12th, 2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,536
Posted By VAN
https://www.amazon.com/Connect-A-Desk-Mobile-Lapto...

https://www.amazon.com/Connect-A-Desk-Mobile-Laptop-Harness-Desk/dp/B001G713NO

https://goo.gl/images/YoTFu6

Not sure how this went missing.

I do not use one of these.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 10th, 2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By VAN
1756-Time module, but you need newer network...

1756-Time module, but you need newer network cards. (ENBT isn't good enough.)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 10th, 2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,911
Posted By VAN
Laplace is the easier route to go, but I've...

Laplace is the easier route to go, but I've forgotten a lot.

From wiki - The inverse Laplace transform takes a function of a complex variable s (often frequency) and yields a function of a real...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 3rd, 2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 859
Posted By VAN
Out of curiosity why would you want it on Git?

Out of curiosity why would you want it on Git?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 28th, 2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By VAN
I'm not sure why you would want to use anything...

I'm not sure why you would want to use anything other than Ethernet. I.T. has made sooooo many useful tools for diagnostics or even setting up layers in a networks.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 21st, 2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By VAN
It's been awhile but you should be able to upload...

It's been awhile but you should be able to upload the drive parameters from the VFD, then make changes and download back to the VFD (I think its matching the drive).

I remember having this issue a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 13th, 2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,071
Posted By VAN
Never did the stack light for EPO, but on the HMI...

Never did the stack light for EPO, but on the HMI if you wire each EPO pushbutton you can have an alarm saying which was hit and at what time.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,340
Posted By VAN
What pipe if blowing? Like, between the pump(s)...

What pipe if blowing? Like, between the pump(s) and tank or after the tank?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By VAN
If I recall correct, you can have a shared drive...

If I recall correct, you can have a shared drive between vms and host (XP gets a little funny) and then have the license in a file on the shared drive. Point the activation manager to where the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By VAN
If someone has access to your network, simply...

If someone has access to your network, simply putting another device on the network with the same IP will take down comms (or if you're really clever take a block of IPs down).

I wouldn't say...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 5th, 2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By VAN
Some people run a script that changes a number...

Some people run a script that changes a number when ever a person logs in, that number is tracked on the PLC side.

UserDINT !== CurrentUserDint -> UserDINT MOV CurrentUserDint

I don't have an...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 2nd, 2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By VAN
I guess why not just try it? It's been...

I guess why not just try it?

It's been awhile, so can't say for sure.
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