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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By harryting
I think your best option if you have an OPC...

I think your best option if you have an OPC server you can talke to is GE Proficy Historian is free for up to 100 tags, I think.

https://www.ge.com/digital/lp/softwaretrial/proficy-historian
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By harryting
What's the current setup look like? Do you...

What's the current setup look like? Do you already have OPC server in place?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 5th, 2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By harryting
First, I hope you mean ethernet rather than...

First, I hope you mean ethernet rather than internet.

I'm confused by your description. Sounds like station A and B have identical setup and you want to add one more PV+ at each station but...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 5th, 2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By harryting
I think that only applies if it's using the...

I think that only applies if it's using the standard firmware, instead of the "modbus firmware". However, it's easy to try so I'll report back.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 4th, 2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By harryting
Reading between the lines, I figured out that the...

Reading between the lines, I figured out that the Lantronix works a bit different than other gateway. It doesn't have a cross-ref table but rather just pass things on and use the modbus device ID on...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 4th, 2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By harryting
Help on Lantronix UDS-1100 IAP - Modbus Gateway

Old thread: https://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=114187

I have configured many other gateway before but I can't figure this out. It seems they are missing some documentation.

Have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 3rd, 2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By harryting
Ok, I get the picture. I been there and it's not...

Ok, I get the picture. I been there and it's not fun.

I would say this; even in theory this might work, success is never assured when you deal with Remote OPC across OS decades apart, then you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 3rd, 2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By harryting
Do you have the serial #? Rockwell will still...

Do you have the serial #? Rockwell will still help you with licensing issue even if you don't have Techconnect. They may also look to see what has ben registered to your company in the past.

To...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 28th, 2021, 01:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By harryting
What happens when you ping the name? If it...

What happens when you ping the name?

If it says unable to resolve then you have a DNS problem.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 27th, 2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By harryting
Yes. However, I suspect it's more trouble than...

Yes. However, I suspect it's more trouble than it's worth.

I also suspect that you do not have a DHCP server. Most control network doesn't have one or they only use "bootp" server which is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 27th, 2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By harryting
DHCP server doesn't handle names. It only...

DHCP server doesn't handle names. It only assigns IP address. It's the job of a DNS server to handle the host name to IP work.

It's rare in control network to have such a setup with DHCP server...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 27th, 2021, 01:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By harryting
See here: ...

See here:

ge.com/digital/documentation/ifix/version61/Subsystems/OPCCLNT/content/power_tool_item_window.htm

I know it's an older link but I think the same OPC datatype applies.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 22nd, 2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,450
Posted By harryting
OMG, where's this website when I went to school? ...

OMG, where's this website when I went to school? Oh wait, that's before the interwub.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 22nd, 2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By harryting
I think they are very similiar processor, if...

I think they are very similiar processor, if memory serves and both have ethernet port. So why not go through ethernet?

Yes, I believe you can do serial to through DF1 by using a null-modem cable.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 22nd, 2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 30,070
Posted By harryting
Ah, blast from the past.. or still the bane of my...

Ah, blast from the past.. or still the bane of my existence. I won't miss PV+ when it finally fades into history.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 22nd, 2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,744
Posted By harryting
One of the guy here just got Lenovo T15P, I...

One of the guy here just got Lenovo T15P, I think.

It feels like an entire generation forward of Dell. USB-C charging, 5-6 hours of battery life and about 2/3 weight of a comparable Dell.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By harryting
"Alarm and Event" is actually a generic term not...

"Alarm and Event" is actually a generic term not necessary tied to Rockwell FT. OPC A&E, for example, which I only seen one install of it, ever.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 15th, 2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By harryting
Welcome to the forum. As with any online...

Welcome to the forum.

As with any online forum providing help. It's important to list as much detail as possible even if you might think it's completely obvious from your own point of view. As...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 12th, 2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By harryting
With ASCII, any terminal program can work. ...

With ASCII, any terminal program can work. Hyperterminal, Putty, etc..
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 11th, 2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By harryting
You have the right idea in mind. It's best to...

You have the right idea in mind. It's best to test out using PC to simulate either side of the communication.

What's missing from your description is the protocol involved or I missed it. ASCII...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,059
Posted By harryting
I used datastation strictly as a protocol gateway...

I used datastation strictly as a protocol gateway and it was not bad. I would say easier than Prosoft. I have not messed with the logic portion of it, perhaps someone else can chime on that.

Yet...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2021, 03:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,059
Posted By harryting
Redlion datastation. Their website is a bit...

Redlion datastation. Their website is a bit unpolished and there are different flavor of datastation, some support DNP and some doesn't. You can add IO onto those.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By harryting
Not remotely, unless you do a NAT through the...

Not remotely, unless you do a NAT through the router. Unless there's a router not showing that's on 192.168.1.1

-assuming the mask for everything is 255.255.255.0
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2021, 01:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 185
Posted By harryting
Wonderware PC toast - Trying to recover from machine that won't boot to Windows

So, a WW PC's hard drive decided to go bunk. The local tech did use Windows 7 Back and Restore to save an image. However, the restored image will not boot despite trying all the tricks. I am...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2021, 01:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By harryting
I think you should be able to get this working. ...

I think you should be able to get this working. I'm probably a bit wrong which other can chime in ..

- I'm quite sure you want to use AB Ethernet or Contrologix Ethernet drivers

- The key...
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