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Sharing Data Across Systems

Last Modified: January 10, 2019

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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