Step 1. Install the Modbus TCP/IP Option

The steps and options presented in the procedure that follows require installation of the CIMPLICITY base system software with the Modbus TCP/IP Communications option.

Configure Modbus TCP/IP communications using either:

Option 1.1

The Modbus TCP/IP Diagnostics function.

Option 1.2

Advanced Modbus TCP/IP Configurations.

Important: Some devices, such as devices with non-consecutive memory or devices installed on a slow or "noisy" network, require advanced Modbus TCP/IP configuration .

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Set up Modbus TCP/IP Communications.