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Allen-Bradley ControlLogix Ethernet Driver Help

Online

It is recommended that all communications to the Logix CPU of interest cease during the database creation process.

In RSLogix5000 Set the project OFFLINE.

In the OPC Server

  • 1.

    Open the Device Properties of the device for which tags will be generated.

  • 2.

    Select Logix Database Settings and then select Create tag database from device.

  • 3.

    Next, click Options. In Logix Database Options, make any desired changes. Then, click OK.

  • 4.

    Next, click Filtering. In Logix Database Filtering, make any desired changes. Then, click OK.

  • 5.

    Select the Database Creation tab and utilize as instructed in the server help file.

Note: In Logix Options, set Protocol Mode to Symbolic and Default Data Type to Default so that the tags will be imported with the data types used in the controller.

Offline

The Allen-Bradley ControlLogix Ethernet Driver uses a file generated from RSLogix5000 called an L5K/L5X import/export file to generate the tag database.

In RSLogix5000

  • 1.

    Open the project containing the tags that will be ported over to the OPC server.

  • 2.

    Click File | Save As.

  • 3.

    Select L5K/L5X Import/Export File and then specify a name. RSLogix will export the project's

contents into this L5K/L5X file.

In the OPC Server

  • 1.

    Open the Device Properties of the device for which tags will be generated.

  • 2.

    Select Logix Database Settings and then select Create tag database from import file.

  • 3.

    Enter or browse for the location of the L5K/L5X file previously created.

  • 4.

    Next, click Options. In Logix Database Options, make any desired changes. Then, click OK.

  • 5.

    Next, click Filtering. In Logix Database Filtering, make any desired changes. Then, click OK.

  • 6.

    Select the Database Creation tab and utilize as instructed in the server help file.

Note: Imported pre-defined tag types will be based on the latest version supported by the Allen-Bradley ControlLogix Ethernet Driver. For more information, refer to Firmware Versions.

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