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Functional Safety Editor Readme

September 2017

This file contains important information about the Functional Safety Editor, including installation instructions and known issues.


Overview

System Requirements

Supported Operating Systems

Application Software Support

Installation Instructions

Supported Hardware

Known Issues

Accessing the Functional Safety Manual

Finding Examples

Legal Information


Overview

The Functional Safety Editor provides an interface to create and compile User Programs that implement the safety logic for your Functional Safety application. The compiled User Program deploys and runs on the C Series Functional Safety module logic solver.

System Requirements

The Functional Safety Editor has the following requirements:

Supported Operating Systems

The Functional Safety Editor supports the following operating systems:

1 NI software is signed with a SHA-256 certificate. Refer to Microsoft KB3033929 for more information about how to install this security update.

Application Software Support

The Functional Safety Editor supports the following application software versions, including service packs.

Application SoftwareVersions Supported by Product
LabVIEW2017 (32-bit only)
LabVIEW Real-Time2017

Installation Instructions

Installing the Functional Safety Editor

To create User Programs, you only need to install the Functional Safety Editor.

To create, deploy, and monitor User Programs, install the following applications:

  1. 32-bit LabVIEW 2017 or later
  2. LabVIEW Real-Time 2017 or later
  3. NI CompactRIO Device Drivers 17.0 or later
  4. Functional Safety Editor

Supported Hardware

The Functional Safety Editor supports the NI 9350.

Known Issues

You can access the software and documentation known issues list online. Refer to the NI website for an up-to-date list of known issues in the Functional Safety Editor.

Accessing the Functional Safety Manual

Refer to the C Series Functional Safety Manual for information about the Functional Safety Editor.

Finding Examples

Select Help»Open examples... from the Functional Safety Editor to access example state machines.

Use the NI Example Finder to access examples of C Series Functional Safety monitoring VIs. Select Help»Find examples... to open the NI Example Finder. Navigate to Hardware Input and Output»CompactRIO»NI Scan Engine»Module Specific»Functional Safety and double-click the example to open it. You can modify an example VI to fit an application or you can copy and paste from one or more examples into a VI that you create.


Legal Information

Copyright

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End-User License Agreements and Third-Party Legal Notices

You can find end-user license agreements (EULAs) and third-party legal notices in the following locations after installation:

U.S. Government Restricted Rights

If you are an agency, department, or other entity of the United States Government ("Government"), the use, duplication, reproduction, release, modification, disclosure or transfer of the technical data included in this manual is governed by the Restricted Rights provisions under Federal Acquisition Regulation 52.227-14 for civilian agencies and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement Section 252.227-7014 and 252.227-7015 for military agencies.

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Patents

For patents covering the NI products/technology, refer to the appropriate location: Help»Patents in your software, the patents.txt file on your media, or the NI Patent Notice at ni.com/patents.

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