This file contains important information about the LabVIEW 2017 FPGA IEC 61131-3 Interface Utility, including installation instructions, supported hardware, and known issues.
The FPGA IEC 61131-3 Interface Utility allows you to access the I/O from an FPGA bitfile to generate a custom device for NI Reconfigurable I/O (RIO) targets in IEC 61131-3 programming systems.
The FPGA IEC 61131-3 Interface Utility provides the following features and tools:
The FPGA IEC 61131-3 Interface Utility has the following system requirements for the host computer and the NI-RIO target.
|Host Computer||NI-RIO Target|
The host computer must meet the following system requirements:
1 NI recommends that you install CODESYS V3.5 SP10 Patch 1. If you install other versions of CODESYS, you must manually install NI PLC device descriptions before building and deploying a CODESYS application to an NI-RIO target. In CODESYS, select Tools»Device Repository and click Install to launch the Install Device Description window. Install the NI PLC device desciption files at C:\Users\Public\Documents\National Instruments\LabVIEW 2017 FPGA IEC 61131-3 Interface Utility\Examples.
Refer to the LabVIEW Readme for additional system requirements and supported operating systems for LabVIEW 2017.
The target must meet the following system requirements:
1 You must have an IEC 61131-3 deployment license in order to deploy applications developed with LabVIEW and the CODESYS IDE to an NI-RIO target. Visit ni.com and enter the Info Code IEC611313DEPLOY to purchase a deployment license.
The FPGA IEC 61131-3 Interface Utility supports the following operating systems:
1 NI software installs VC2015 Runtime and .NET 4.6.2. Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 require Microsoft updates to support these items. Refer to Microsoft KB2919442 and KB2919355 for more information about how to install these updates.
2 NI software is signed with a SHA-256 certificate. Windows 7 SP1, Windows Embedded Standard 7 SP1, and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 require Microsoft updates to support SHA-256. Refer to Microsoft KB3033929 for more information about how to install this security update.
Note Support for Windows 32-bit operating systems may require disabling physical address extension (PAE). To learn how this might affect your system and what actions you might need to take, visit ni.com/info and enter the Info Code PAESupport.
The FPGA IEC 61131-3 Interface Utility supports the following NI-RIO targets:
Download the FPGA IEC 61131-3 Interface Utility installer by visiting ni.com and entering the Info Code IEC611313INSTALL2017. Double-click the autorun.exe file in the root directory of the FPGA IEC 61131-3 Interface Utility installer and follow the instructions on the screen to install this product.
Refer to the Getting Started with the LabVIEW FPGA IEC 61131-3 Interface Utility manual, available in the labview\manuals directory, for an introduction to the FPGA IEC 61131-3 Interface Utility and step-by-step instructions for programming NI-RIO targets in CODESYS.
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