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.
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 Format
Click Add/Remove Software and install the Linux RT
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.
Systems Manager and click
Approve 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 Systems
Manager and then click Managed systems.
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
Managed Systems and click
. 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