If your FieldDAQ device becomes disconnected from the network, open MAX and try the following:
After moving the device to a new network, NI-DAQmx may lose connection to the device. In this case, click Reconnect to provide NI-DAQmx with the new hostname or IP address.
The FieldDAQ device icon indicates whether it is recognized and present on the network. If a connected device appears as disconnected in the configuration tree in MAX, select Self-Test or Reset. If successful, the device icon changes to dark grey.
Figure 1. MAX Icons and States
- Recognized, but Disconnected from the Network, Unreserved, or Reserved by Another Host
- Recognized, Present, and Reserved on the Network
For additional troubleshooting resources for the FieldDAQ device, refer to the Finding a Network DAQ Device in MAX topic in the Measurement & Automation Explorer Help for NI-DAQmx.