DNP3 Channel Tag

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Introduction

The DNP3 Channel Tag Channel Tag Icon provides a SCADA communication channel to DNP3 Outstations.

Configuration Properties

The DNP3 Channel Tag supports the configuration properties of the Active Channel Tag plus these properties:

Property Type Version Description
SourceAddress UINT 3.46 The DNP3 Source Address used by Fernhill SCADA.
DataLinkConfirm USINT 3.46 Defines when the driver uses Confirmed Data when sending a data link message to the Outstation. The options are:
  • Never (0) - The driver sends all data link messages to the Outstation using unconfirmed data.
  • For Large Messages (1) - The driver sends application frames that require multiple data link frames using confirmed data. Application frames that fit in a single data frame are sent using unconfirmed data.
  • For All Messages (2) - The driver sends all data link messages to the Outstation using confirmed data.
DataLinkRetries USINT 3.46 The number of times the driver will try to send a confirmed data link frame before the request is failed.
DataLinkTimeout TIME 3.46 The time the driver will wait for a confirmed data link frame to be acknowledged.

Tag Commands

The DNP3 Channel Tag supports the tag commands of the Active Channel Tag.

Relationships to Other Tag Types

The DNP3 Channel Tag builds on the features of these tag types:

The DNP3 Channel Tag is used as a building block for these tag types:

Further Information

Alarm Conditions

To learn about abnormal conditions in SCADA applications.

Glossary

For the meaning of terms used in Fernhill SCADA.