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My AN-X2-AB-DHRIO Web GUI seems to be missing the Automation Network tab, what does this mean?

The AN-X2-AB-DHRIO is a multi-purpose gateway which comes shipped with multiple Firmware options already installed on the module, but only one Firmware can be active at any given time.  Each Firmware has its own web interface, with its own tab arrangements that often does no...

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Do AN-X2-AB-DHRIO gateways work with redundant ControlLogix processors?

Yes, the AN-X2-AB-DHRIO gateways are capable of communicating via EtherNet/IP with a ControlLogix system that is configured with redundant processors.  Due to the nature of the redundancy, the AN-X itself does not care WHICH processor it is talking to, it is programmed to ta...

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What is the default IP Address of an AN-X2 gateway?

The default IP Address is 169.254.42.84...

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What does the mSD card do on the AN-X2 platform?

The purpose of the mSD card is to facilitate the swapping out of a failed AN-X2 gateway with a new AN-X2 gateway without the need for configuring the new gateway.The mSD card is used to store configuration files and the firmware files for the gateway.  For the gateway to fun...

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Which firmware should I use for a DH+ PLC to an EtherNet/IP HMI

If you intend to use an AN-X2-AB-DHRIO to connect anything, including an HMI, on EtherNet/IP to something on Data Highway Plus, you will be using the DHP firmware. The HMI firmware is for use only with connecting HMIs like panel views to Remote I/O PLC and will not work in DH+ a...

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How to figure out what the IP Address of an AN-X2 gateway is?

There are 2 ways to determine the current IP Address of an AN-X2 gateway. If AnxInit is installed on the PC, then AN-X2 modules will respond to the locate all query that can be found under the Utilities menu. (Note: AnxInit is not able to configure the IP Address of an AN-X2 ga...

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