This document contains the MAX 20.0 known issues that were discovered before and since the release of MAX 20.0. Known issues are performance issues or technical bugs that NI has acknowledged exist within this version of the product.
Not every issue known to NI appears on this list; it is intended to show the most severe and common issues that you may encounter and provide workarounds when possible. Other technical issues that you may encounter could occur through normal product use or system compatibility issues. You may find more information on these issues in NI’s Product Documentation, Knowledgebase, or Community.
NI I/O Trace on Linux Displays Only the Hex Code for Properties Instead of the Property Name
When using NI I/O Trace on a Linux operating system, only the hex code will display for certain properties and not corresponding the property name.
Refer to nisyscfg.h for the numeric values that correspond to each property.
NI I/O Trace 18.0
NI I/O Trace Unknown
Jan 24, 2019
NI MAX System Settings Page Does Not Populate When All Host Network Adapters Are Disabled
On any system that either has no network adapters, or has all network adapters disabled, the Systems Settings page in NI MAX for My System does not populate.
Enable a network adapter on the system.
May 19, 2017
The Install Startup VI Will Reinstall All Dependencies of the Real-Time Startup Executable Even If Those Dependencies Are Present on the Target
When using the System Configuration API Install VI to install a startup executable to a Real-Time system, all dependencies of the executable will be reinstalled to the target. This installation will happen even if those dependencies were previously installed on the target.
There is currently no known workaround for this issue.
System Configuration 17.0
System Configuration 18.0
May 1, 2018
NI MAX Can Report an Inconsistent IP Settings Status for Network Targets If NIC Teaming Is Enabled on Windows Server
If a Windows Server system is configured to use NIC Teaming, NI MAX may report Inconsistent IP Settings for network devices even if the network adapter configuration is valid.
Disable NIC Teaming.
System Configuration 19.0
System Configuration 19.0
Jan 10, 2020
Older versions of MAX and System Configuration Runtime will not allow you to format a RIO target that was formatted in MAX 20.0.
When attempting to format a RIO target with a 20.0 system image in an older version of MAX or System Configuration Runtime, an error will display that the target is incompatible with the current version.
Upgrade NI System Configuration to the latest version.
System Configuration 20.0
May 7, 2020
Final Time Issue Listed
Issues found in this section will not be listed in future known issues documents for this product.