Rockwell Automation’s BootP tool is an essential add-on when working with PLCS

Rockwell Automation's CompactLogix 1769When working with programmable logic controllers (PLCs), Rockwell Automation's BootP tool is a necessity. The BootP tool is an add-on package to RSLogix 500, 5000 and Studio 5000 that allows you to set the IP address on your new device. It works with most Rockwell Automation hardware that runs an instance of BootP out of the box. You will want to use the BootP tool because it is often the only way to set an IP address needed to connect to your devices. To overcome any issues you might discover when setting up an IP address for your PLC using the BootP tool, please watch this tech video. Also, make sure to download the latest version of the software to ensure you are running the most recent update.


 
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Posted on Thursday Oct 03, 2019