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Sharing Data Across Systems

    Last Modified: September 27, 2018

    Transfer data from clients to your server using the file transfer, messages, or tags. Access these data services through NI SystemLink Web Application, the Data Communication palette in LabVIEW, or the HTTP APIs that install with SystemLink.

    Refer to the following table to determine which data service to use depending on your needs.
    Goal What to use Ways to access
    Track a piece of data, such as a hardware measurement, and create alarms or data visualizations using that value. Tags
    • Tag HTTP API
    • NI SystemLink Web Application
    • LabVIEW 2017 or later
    • LabVIEW NXG 2.1 or later
    Publish an entire file from a client to the server for storage, additional processing, or access by other clients. File Transfer
    Send commands or trigger events from one system to other systems. Messages
    Connect to and read values from an OPC UA server. OPC UA Module

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