Allen Bradley Ethernet Channel Tag

Introduction

The Allen Bradley Ethernet Channel Tag Channel Tag Icon provides an Ethernet SCADA/HMI communication channel to an Allen Bradley PLC.

The channel supports the Ethernet/IP and CSPv4 encapsulation protocols.

Configuration Properties

The Allen Bradley Ethernet Channel Tag supports the properties of the Allen Bradley Channel Tag plus these properties:

Property Type Version Description
Host WSTRING 3.7 The node name, or IP address of the Allen Bradley PLC.
Protocol USINT 3.16 The protocol to use. 0 = Ethernet/IP, 1 = CSPv4.

Tag Commands

The Allen Bradley Ethernet Channel Tag supports the tag commands of the Allen Bradley Channel Tag.

Example Configuration

This is an example of a channel configured to support an Allen Bradley PLC at IP Address 192.168.1.56 using Ethernet/IP communications protocol:

PropertyValue
Host192.168.1.56
Protocol0
ReplyTimeoutT#5s

Relationships to Other Tag Types

The Allen Bradley Ethernet Channel Tag builds on the features of these tag types:

Further Information

Allen Bradley PLC Tag

To learn about the Allen Bradley PLC Tags that can be associated with Allen Bradley Ethernet Channel Tags.

Alarm Handling

To learn about alarm management.

Glossary

For definitions of the terms used in Fernhill SCADA.