Ethernet Connection – Toolkit

by | Apr 25, 2017 | Configuration Initial IPm-Group, Toolkit-Group

  1. If you are unable to determine the GRIDlink IP Address then it is recommended to connect by serial cable using the DB9-RJ45 converter provided. See link
  2. If you wish to connect by Ethernet and do not know the IP address, open GRIDview and see the IP address in the upper right as shown. In this case it is
  3. Note GRIDlinks are shipped DHCP unless otherwise ordered. You should plug GRIDlink into an open DHCP network to insure connectivity.

Open Tool kit.

Next Select : Device / Select…

Select the radio button “Use Ethernet”

Enter the IP Address that was discovered as shown.

Click OK

Test I/O

Demonstrating a connection between Toolkit and the GRIDlink

Select: Operations / Test I/O

At the bottom of the pop-up, the TD & RD LEDs should be blinking alternately indicating communication with the GRIDlink.

If there is no activity, this will time out with an error after a minute or so.

Go to trouble shooting PC Connection.