DeviceMaster PROFINET CbA Programming the IP Address
After installing the hardware, you are ready to program the network information
(IP address) into the DeviceMaster RTS using PortVision Plus Plus.
Install the appropriate version of PortVision Plus
for your operating system. After installing PortVision Plus, program the IP address into the DeviceMaster UP using the following procedure.
Start PortVision Plus using the PortVision Plus desktop shortcut or from the Start
button, click Programs, Comtrol, PortVision Plus.
If this is the first time you have opened PortVision Plus, click Scan
and then Yes to locate DeviceMaster UP units on the network.
PortVision Plus will locate all Comtrol DeviceMaster models when on the local network segment, excluding the DeviceMaster FreeWire.
Highlight the DeviceMaster UP for which you want to program network information and
open the Configure Device screen using one of these methods.
For additional information, open the PortVision Plus Help system.
Access the Help system using the Help button or
go directly to the help for a specific property page by clicking the Context
Optionally, rename the DeviceMaster UP in the
Device Name field.
Change the DeviceMaster UP network properties as required for your site.
To use the DeviceMaster UP with DHCP, click DHCP IP,
and make sure that you provide the MAC address of the DeviceMaster UP to the network administrator.
Make sure that the administrator reserves the IP address, subnet mask and gateway address of the
DeviceMaster UP in the DHCP server.
To program a static IP address, click Static IP
and enter the appropriate values for your site.
Click Apply Changes
to update the network information on the DeviceMaster UP.
Click Close to exit the
Configure Device window.
Optionally, refer to the
DeviceMaster Installation and Configuration Guide for procedures to program the IP
address in the DeviceMaster UP through a serial connection (null-modem cable) with RedBoot.
After configuring the network, you are ready to
check the firmware version
before configuring the ports.
You may need to upload the PROFINET CbA firmware depending on the DeviceMaster UP you purchased,
the DeviceMaster UP may or may not have PROFINET CbA loaded.
Models that have a protocol loaded on the DeviceMaster UP are identified
in PortVision Plus and the DeviceMaster UP is labeled accordingly.