Define User Datagram Protocol (UDP)

UDP (User Datagram Protocol) is a communications protocol that is primarily used for establishing low-latency and loss-tolerating connections between applications on the internet. It speeds up transmissions by enabling the transfer of data before an agreement is provided by the receiving party. As a result, UDP is beneficial in time-sensitive communications, UDP is an alternative…

When I log into WebView / EasyWeb I see a scary warning telling me the connection is not secure because it is using a Self-signed certificate. Is it safe to proceed?

When first logging in to WebView or EasyWeb 2.0 you may get a message warning that the website’s certificate could not be verified. The exact wording and look of the message will depend on the browser you are using, but it will be something to the effect of: This is because the connection to the…

How to access multiple devices behind a BACnet/IP to MS/TP Router

In order to access multiple devices when using the “BACnet/IP” protocol driver in EBPro, each device must be assigned a different “Device ID” and “HMI Port Number” in the System Parameters > Device Settings > IPAddress Settings window. For example, here are three devices in the Device List assigned to HMI ports 47808, 47809, and…

How do I find the IP address on my HMC?

The maintanence mode that displays the ethernet parameters can be entered by holding the lower right corner of the display while the unit is powered on. By default, the IP address should be 192.168.0.254 or 192.168.5.81

What is Pass-Through Mode?

The Pass-Through Mode allows communications from the PC to the PLC, through the HMI. This can eliminate the need to disconnect the PLC from the HMI when it is necessary to configure the HMI or PLC. Pass-through mode is only available on HMIs with an Ethernet port. See Tech Note 5047, “Using Pass-Through Mode” for…

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