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Installing and Configuring SystemLink Server and Clients

Last Modified: June 23, 2021

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

  1. Determine the size of your SystemLink server.
  2. Determine which licensing options suit your needs.
  3. Set up SystemLink Server on the host using NI Package Manager.
  4. Optional: Connect to a remote database or file share to enhance scalability.
  5. 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 on Target SystemLink Client Setup Instructions
    • LabVIEW
    • LabVIEW NXG
    Use NI Package Manager to install and configure SystemLink Client on the target.
    Linux LabVIEW Use NI MAX to deploy the Linux RT System Image.

After you set up your SystemLink server and clients, manage user access by specifying which parts of Systemlink different users can access through workspaces, roles, and privileges. Then, 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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