In most cases, you do not need to configure the NI ELVIS III. The NI ELVIS III ships with the recommended software installed and necessary configurations made. You may need to configure the NI ELVIS III in cases such as upgrading the software on it or setting up an administrator password.
To configure the software on the NI ELVIS III, you will need to use Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX).
This tutorial contains instructions on completing the most common configurations for the NI ELVIS III using MAX:
For more information about configuring the NI ELVIS III using MAX, refer to the LabVIEW Real-Time Target Configuration section of the Measurement & Automation Explorer Help which you can launch by selecting in MAX.
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