FS-8704-07 – Allen Bradley CSP

FieldServer Driver – Ethernet

FS-8704-07

Allen Bradley CSP

Description

This driver implements the Allen Bradley TCP/IP protocol, also commonly referred to as the Allen Bradley CSP protocol.

 

Formal Driver Type

Ethernet

Client or Server

 

Connection Information

Connection type: Ethernet
Ethernet Speeds Supported 10Base-T, 100Base-T[1]

 

Devices tested

Device Tested (FACTORY, SITE)
SLC5/05 Processor Factory
WonderWare Site

 

Connection configurations


Communications functions – Supported functions at a glance:

Data Types Supported

FieldServer Data Type

Description (File Type)

N

INTEGER

B

BINARY

F

FLOAT

O

OUTPUT

I

INPUT

T

TIMER

S

STATUS

 

Read Operations supported

Allen Bradley commands can be specified directly using the AB_Command map descriptor field, or can be implied using the Node field PLC_Type. The AB_Command will override any PLC_Type specifiers.

 

Command

AB_Command

PLC_Type

File_Type

FieldServer as a Client

Unprotected Read

Unprotected

All file types

Protected Typed Logical Read

Protected_Typed_

Logical

All file types

Typed Read

Typed

All file types

Protected Typed Logical Read

SLC5

N, F, B, I, O

Word Range Read

PLC3/PLC5

N, F, B

FieldServer as a Server

Unprotected Read

Not Used

Not Used

All file types

Protected Typed Logical Read

Not Used

Not Used

N, F, B, I, O

Word Range Read

Not Used

Not Used

N, F, B

 

Write Operations supported

Command

AB_Command

PLC_Type

File_Type

FieldServer as a Client

Unprotected Write

Unprotected

All file types

Typed Write

Typed

All file types

Protected Typed Logical Write

SLC5

N, F, B

Word Range Write

PLC5

N

Typed Write

PLC5

F

Read Modify Write

PLC5

B

Word Range Write

PLC3

N, F

Bit Write

PLC3

B

FieldServer as a Server

Unprotected Write

Not Used

Not Used

All file types

Protected Typed Logical Write

Not Used

Not Used

N, F, B

Word Range Write

Not Used

Not Used

N

Typed Write

Not Used

Not Used

F

Read Modify Write

Not Used

Not Used

B

Word Range Write

Not Used

Not Used

N, F

Bit Write

Not Used

Not Used

B

 

Unsupported Data Types

Data Type Description (File Type)
C Counter
ST ASCII String
T Timer


Revision History

Date Resp Format Driver Ver. Doc.

Rev.Comment4/15/03    Created DFS4/15/03    Updated DFS5/12/03DBW 1.001Cleaning up DFS7/24/03JD 1.002Releasing9/26/03JD 1.003Minor edits.5/6/04MegMeg1.004Updated formatting.  Added connection diagram.  Added new revision table.6/14/04JD 1.005Releasing8/27/04MegMeg1.006Updated Ethernet connection information – DUR0416.12/27/04MegMeg1.007Minor changes to table formatting.  Removed alphanumeric characters from version numbering.12/30/04JD 1.008Releasing

 

[1] Not all FieldServer models support 100BaseT.  Consult the appropriate instruction manual for details of the Ethernet speed supported by specific hardware.

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