Tag Archives: EtherNet/IP

What is an EtherNet/IP Port Number?

Imagine for a moment that your computer is a big warehouse and you’ve taken the [...]

EtherNet/IP and the TCP/IP Software Stack

I’m sure that there’s software that is more historic; the code that landed Neil Armstrong [...]

What Are the 10 Most Important Questions to Ask About Modbus?

Modbus RTU will live forever. With its simplicity, ease of use, world-wide implementation, and small [...]

EtherNet/IP Communications vs. Allen-Bradley PLC Communications

It’s no wonder that many control engineers confuse Allen-Bradley PLC Communications with EtherNet/IP communications. AB [...]

Yes, It Was a Remarkable Bit of Stupidity

I blew it. I was wrong. I made a mistake. But at least I find [...]

Modbus and EtherNet/IP

I have an uncle that doesn’t just like to drink, he loves to drink. Most [...]

Switches and EtherNet/IP Networks

There is precious little information available for manufacturers to use when designing EtherNet/IP networks. To [...]

Hidden EtherNet/IP Performance Problems

It’s possible that even if you don’t know it, you have EtherNet/IP performance problems. In [...]

Adoption of CIP Security Won’t Be Easy

It’s not a panacea, but it is an (unavoidable) long-term solution. At last year’s Rockwell [...]

Understanding Network Address Translation (NAT)

At one point in my life, I hated databases. I don’t know why but databases [...]