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CNCnetPDM User manual

CNCnetPDM

Version 6.0.0.0 User Manual | Here you can find everything you need to install, setup and configure CNCnetPDM for your needs.

User Manual

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Edition: 07/2018
Product: CNCnetPDM Ver. 6.0.0.0
Part N°: 00001400

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This documentation only describes the functionality of the standard version. Extensions or changes made by a manufacturer of a controller, machine or software solution are documented by the respective manufacturer. Other functions not described in this documentation might be executable by CNCnetPDM. However, this does not imply an obligation to supply such functions with the program or when servicing. Further, for the sake of simplicity, this documentation does not contain all detailed information about all types of the product and cannot cover every conceivable case of installation, operation or maintenance.

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CNCnetPDM

MTConnect Adapter

Database related

CNCnetControl

FEATURES

CNCnetPDM is a standard program that allows you to connect devices from different manufacturers with your existing IT infrastructure without the need for additional hardware or modifications of the devices.

Functions:

  • Connects highly diverse devices to all of your applications
  • Reads and writes data from or to those devices
  • Translates manufacturer specific protocols into standardized, comparable information
  • Provides a fully MTConnect (1.3, 1.4, 1.5) compliant API that enables your application to interact with CNCnetPDM
  • Outputs data in understandable form to your existent solutions from MES/ERP to IoT and Big Data and everything in between
  • Provides easy to use Open Source templates for building customized device drivers
  • Works with a single communication server, a single namespace and a single set of diagnostics

CNCnetPDM's proven high reliability and ease of use ensures the software can be installed quickly and operate flawlessly TOP

SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL

 

Type of program

Foreground program or background-service

Number of devices

58 per program or background service - instance, multiple instances can run simultaneously on one server

Operation modes

Solicited messaging: Reads or writes data in adjustable intervals
Unsolicited messaging: Reads or writes data based on events

Extras

Attachable graphical interface (GUI) CNCnetControl for monitoring and configuration

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
PC / SERVER

 

Operating system

All Microsoft Windows Operating Systems from XP to Server 2016 (32 and 64 Bit)

Required memory

Typically max. 50 MB RAM per CNCnetPDM server-instance (depends on number of devices and device driver type)

Software API

Windows Socket (Winsock) Server, MTConnect Standard compliant

Database support

Oracle 11g - 12c
MS SQL Server 2008 - 2016

MySQL - MariaDB >= Ver. 5.5

Communication interface

Access to communication interface used by the device

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
DEVICE

 

Communication interface

Any communication interface accessible by an external IT device for example:
Bluetooth, USB, Serial Interface, Ethernet or manufacturer specific network- or bus-systems*

 

*Optionally intermediate devices like Programmable-Logical-Controllers can be used

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Support | CNCnetPDM Manual | Setup
This section describes the steps to install CNCnetPDM. EXTRACT FILES Create a folder for CNCnetPDM on your PC or at a server. Due to Windows UAC it is recommended not to use the... [read more]
Setup
Support | CNCnetPDM Manual | Foreground Program
This section describes the steps to start CNCnetPDM as a foreground program. After extracting the files it is possible and save to immediately start CNCnetPDM. If you like to... [read more]
Foreground Program
Support | CNCnetPDM Manual | Background Service
This section shows the steps to install and start CNCnetPDM as a background service. CNCnetPDM is able to and, in a production environment, usually runs as a windows background... [read more]
Background Service
Support | CNCnetPDM Manual | Instances
This section describes the steps to setup and run multiple instances of CNCnetPDM on a single PC. In case you would like or have to work with different parameters for specific... [read more]
Instances
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This section describes the steps to adjust CNCnetPDM via it's INI file according to your needs. CNCnetPDM.ini contains all information needed to control the functions of the... [read more]
CNCnetPDM INI File
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MTConnect Overview
Support | CNCnetPDM Manual | MTConnect Getting Started
Here you can find everything you need to know to get started with the CNCnetPDM MTConnect adapter. This section shows all necessary steps to setup CNCnetPDM, use the MTConnect... [read more]
MTConnect Getting Started
Support | CNCnetPDM Manual | MTConnect Standard Agent
This document describes setup of the MTConnect Standard Agent it’s usage and test with the CNCnetPDM MTConnect Adapter. Prerequisites As this example uses a simple... [read more]
MTConnect Standard Agent
Support | CNCnetPDM Manual | SQL Server Database Tables
This section describes the steps to setup an MS SQL Server database and required as well as optional tables for CNCnetPDM. Although not absolutely necessary for testing it is... [read more]
SQL Server Database Tables
Support | CNCnetPDM Manual | Oracle Database Tables
This section describes the steps to setup required and optional database tables for CNCnetPDM in case you're using an Oracle database. For an Oracle database the information... [read more]
Oracle Database Tables
Support | CNCnetPDM Manual | MySQL MariaDB Database Tables
This section describes the steps to setup required and optional database tables for CNCnetPDM in case you're using a MySQL or MariaDB (Version >= 5.5!)  database. For... [read more]
MySQL MariaDB Database Tables
Support | CNCnetPDM Manual | Database Connectivity
To connect to a database CNCnetPDM uses a Universal Data Link (.udl) file that contains information about your database. Connect to an MS SQL Server database... [read more]
Database Connectivity
Support | CNCnetPDM Manual | Database Output
For both, MS SQL-Server and Oracle databases CNCnetPDM writes data acquired from devices to table MTH_RAW_DATA and/or MTH_ONLINE_DATA. Both tables have the following columns... [read more]
Database Output
Support | CNCnetPDM Manual | Licensing
When you start the program or service the first time without a license CNCnetPDM automatically creates a license number for your copy. Without a license number initially... [read more]
Licensing
Modified: 2018-08-02