Getting Started with the LabVIEW Datalogging and Supervisory Control Module Manual

Chapter Deploying the Periodic I/O Server

Getting Started with the LabVIEW Datalogging and Supervisory Control Module Manual
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Getting Started with the LabVIEW Datalogging and Supervisory Control Module Manual

  • 4 | ni.com | Getting Started with the LabVIEW DSC Module7.You select what you want the wizard to build on the Configure Server Distribution Component page. For this exercise, use the default options and click Next to advance to the Server Distribution Component page.8.The DSC Module displays a summary of the files that the Custom VI-based Server – Periodic Wizard will create from the Server Distribution Component page. Click Build. The wizard displays the Build status dialog box as it creates a VI template file, a registration VI, and a support DLL and VIs.9.After the wizard creates the periodic I/O server, the Configure Custom VI – Periodic I/O Server dialog box appears with the name of the periodic I/O server and the data items it contains. Click OK. LabVIEW adds the periodic I/O server to the Tank System IO Server project library.10. Expand the Tank System IO Server.lvlib project library in the Project Explorer window.11. Right-click the Custom VI – Periodic1 item and select Rename from the shortcut menu. Rename the periodic I/O server Tank1. The Project Explorer window appears as shown in Figur 4,e 4,1.Figure 1. Tank System Project12. Select File»Save All in the Project Explorer window to save the project, project library, and periodic I/O server.Deploying the Periodic I/O ServerYou must deploy the periodic I/O server so that the data items in the I/O server are available for use in other VIs and across the network. In this exercise you will deploy the periodic I/O server and view the I/O server data in the NI Distributed System Manager.NoteThe periodic I/O server runs continuously in the background until you undeploy the library in the Project Explorer window that contains the I/O server.