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Ethernet and Networking

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    Last Modified: August 1, 2019

    The Ethernet Network Interface transfers data between the FieldDAQ device and the network. It gathers the data into TCP/IP packets that can be sent across the network and interpreted by the host.

    The FieldDAQ device has two 8-pin X-coded M12 Ethernet ports—0 and 1. You can use a shielded straight-through Ethernet or an Ethernet crossover cable with either of the Ethernet ports to network your device to a computer host, NI Linux Real-Time controller, another FieldDAQ device, or any network connection on the same subnet.

    You can use the Ethernet ports to reset the FieldDAQ device to factory-default settings. Refer to Resetting the FieldDAQ to Factory-Default Settings for more information.

    Cap the Ethernet ports when not in use.

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    To find information about the Ethernet connector pinout, signal descriptions, and LED indicators on your FieldDAQ device, refer to the Front Panel topic for your Model.


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