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DAQmx Control Watchdog Task (G Dataflow)

Last Modified: January 11, 2018

Controls the watchdog timer task according to the action you specify. This node does not program the watchdog timer on a real-time controller. Use the Real-Time Watchdog to program the watchdog timer on a real-time controller.


task in

task in is the name of the task to which this operation applies.



action specifies how to control the watchdog timer task.

Name Description
clear expiration

Unlock a device whose watchdog timer expired.

reset timer

Reset the internal timer. You must continually reset the internal timer to prevent it from timing out and locking the device.


error in

error in describes error conditions that occur before this node runs. This input provides standard 'error in' functionality.


task out

task out is a reference to the task after this node or function completes execution.


error out

error out contains error information. If error in indicates that an error occurred before this node ran, error out contains the same error information. Otherwise, error out describes the error status that this node produces.

Where This Node Can Run:

Desktop OS: Windows

FPGA: LabVIEW NXG does not support FPGA devices

Web Server: Not supported in VIs that run in a web application

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