MAX 17.5 and NI System Configuration 17.5 Known Issues

Overview

This document contains the MAX 17.5 and NI System Configuration 17.5 known issues that were discovered before and since the previous release. 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.

This document contains the MAX 17.5 and System Configuration 17.5 known issues that were discovered before and since the release NI System Configuration 17.5. Not every issue known to NI will appear on this list; it is intended to only show the severe and common issues.

Known Issues by Date

The following items are known issues in MAX 17.5 and NI System Configuration 17.5 KIL sorted by Date.

474723 DST Enabled Property Node is not supported on NI Linux RT targets.
610493 Initialize Session VI Returns Error -2147220598 When Run From Pharlap or VxWorks Target With Non-Default Admin Password.
633751 NI MAX System Settings page doesn't populate when all host network adapters are disabled.
609380 NI System Configuration installer does not include header files on Linux.
587524 NI-VISA Trigger Bus Query Property is not supported by NI System Configuration API.
678951 Running the Initialize Session VI installed with System Configuration 17.5 on any with System Configuration 17.0 or older installed throws Error 15.



ID Known Issue
474723

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DST Enabled Property Node is not supported on NI Linux RT targets.
This feature is not supported on NI Linux RT. For more information reference the following Knowledge Base article: KB 4WRBQNQ0: How do I Manually Set a Custom Daylight Savings Rule for My Phar Lap ETS Target?

Workaround: None.

Reported Version: 5.6    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 5/20/2017
610493

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Initialize Session VI Returns Error -2147220598 When Run From Pharlap or VxWorks Target With Non-Default Admin Password.
When running the Initialize Session VI from the System Configuration palette on a Pharlap or VxWorks device, you will receive error -2147220598: "The username or password is incorrect" if the admin account does not have a blank password.

Workaround: Do not set a non-blank admin password, disable LabVIEW Project Access on the device and run the Initialize Session VI from a host PC, or use an NI Linux RT device if you require a non-blank admin password.

Reported Version: 16.0    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 05/20/2017
633751

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NI MAX System Settings page doesn't 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.

Workaround: Enable a network adapter on the machine.

Reported Version: 17.0    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 05/20/2017
609380

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NI System Configuration installer does not include header files on Linux.
When installing NI System Configuration a Linux machine the System Configuration header files (i.e. nisyscfg.h) are not installed on the machine.

Workaround: Contact technical support at ni.com/support for a copy of the header file.

Reported Version: 16.0    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 05/20/2017
587524

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NI-VISA Trigger Bus Query Property is not supported by NI System Configuration API.
NI-VISA allowed users to query for the PXI Trigger Bus number using the instrument session handle but there is no similar functionality in the NI System Configuration API.

Workaround: None.
Reported Version: 15.3    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 05/20/2017
678951

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Running the Initialize Session VI installed with System Configuration 17.5 on any system with System Configuration 17.0 or older installed throws Error 15.
Running the Initialize Session VI installed with System Configuration 17.5 on any system with System Configuration 17.0 or older installed throws Error 15. The error is thrown because the entry point called by the 17.5 version of the Initialize Session VI does not exist in versions of System Configuration prior to 17.5.

Workaround: Upgrade the version of System Configuration on the system running the Initialize Session VI to System Configuration 17.5 or later.
Reported Version: 17.5    Resolved Version: 18.0    Added: 01/19/2018

Glossary of Terms

 

  • Bug ID - When an issue is reported to NI, you may be given this ID or find it on ni.com.  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).