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Installing and Configuring SystemLink Server and Clients

Last Modified: March 28, 2019

Install and configure SystemLink on a host and one or more targets to begin managing your systems and deploying packages.

  1. Set up SystemLink Server on the host using NI Package Manager.
  2. Set up SystemLink Client on one or more targets. SystemLink Client connects these targets to your SystemLink Server as managed systems.
    Target Type Software Product Installed Instructions
    Windows
    • LabVIEW
    • LabVIEW NXG
    Use NI Package Manager to install and configure SystemLink Client on the target.
    Linux LabVIEW Use NI Package Manager to install and configure SystemLink Client on the host. Then use NI MAX to deploy SystemLink Client for Real-Time to the target.
    LabVIEW Communications Real-Time Image
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    Note  

    SystemLink Client is automatically installed with the LabVIEW Communications Real-Time Image.

    1. Launch and log in to NI SystemLink Web Application.
    2. Click Systems Manager»Discovered Systems. Since SystemLink Client is already installed on the target, your server automatically detects it.
    3. Select the target and click Add Selected to register it as a managed system.

After you set up your SystemLink server and clients, you can use NI SystemLink Web Application to view and manage your clients, deploy packages, and transfer data from clients to the server.


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