Configure a SystemLink client to establish a connection between your SystemLink server and an NI Linux Real-Time client with LabVIEW.
Before setting up a client, launch NI Package Manager and install the following products on the host machine:
LabVIEW and Drivers
If you need to set up a CompactRIO Linux RT target, install
NI CompactRIO and Drivers.
Also ensure your server has enough node licenses available in Volume License Manager.
On the host machine, launch NI MAX.
Ensure the firmware on the target is 7.0 or higher and that the date and time are correct.
In NI MAX, right-click the target and select
and install the Linux RT System Image.
SystemLink Settings, ensure the DNS alias and Server are correct.
If you want to create a DNS alias for your server, refer to steps 5-6 in
Setting Up a SystemLink Server.
Launch and log in to NI SystemLink Web Application.
next to the name of the target.
The target is now a client connected to your SystemLink server. To manage the client in NI SystemLink Web Application, click
and then click
The image below shows an example list of clients connected to a server.
Select the workspace you want to contain the system.
This determines which resources the system can interact with. To learn more about workspaces, refer to the
access control help.
If you want to prevent actions such as installing software or restarting from executing on your client, select the client in
. These jobs will now be queued and will not execute until the system is unlocked. You can view all jobs, including those that are currently queued, under