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Archived: NI-WSN 1.2.1 Known Issues

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This document contains the NI-WSN 1.2.1 known issues that were discovered before and since the release of NI-WSN 1.2.1. Not every issue known to NI will appear on this list; it is intended to only show the severe and more common issues that can be encountered.

Known Issues

The following items are known issues for NI-WSN 1.2.1.

CAR ID CAR Description Workaround
176348 Deploying Configuration while running a VI causes VI to temporarily return invalid data Stop VI before deploying configuration
176451 Firmware version in MAX does not distinguish programmed nodes from non-programmed nodes.  
156917 MAX does not show progress of node firmware update without manual refresh Manually refresh MAX
154363 Changing Node ID in Project Does Not Update Node Name When changing ID, also update node name
159167 Cannot Change Node Type (3202, 3212) After Node has been Added Ensure proper node type is selected when adding


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Glossary of Terms


  • Bug ID - When an issue is reported to NI, you may be given this ID or find it on  You may also find IDs posted by NI on the discussion forums or in KnowledgeBase articles.
  • Legacy ID – An older issue ID that refers to the same issue.  You may instead find this issue ID in older known issues documents.
  • Description - A few sentences which describe the problem. The brief description given does not necessarily describe the problem in full detail.
  • Workaround - Possible ways to work around the problem.
  • Reported Version - The earliest version in which the issue was reported.
  • Resolved Version - Version in which the issue was resolved or was no longer applicable. "N/A" indicates that the issue has not been resolved.
  • Date Added - The date the issue was added to the document (not the reported date).