Connection Settings

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Connection settings define how and in which fashion the DS establishes connections to and accepts connections from other hosts. For more information see Ethernet port and network communications.

 

The following settings belong to this group:

 

Setting

Description

Connection Timeout (CT) setting

Defines connection timeout (in minutes)

Transport Protocol (TP) setting

Defines whether UDP or TCP protocol will be used for data connections

Broadcast UDP (BU) setting

Defines whether DS will accept or reject broadcast UDP datagrams

Link Service Login (TL) setting

[V3.24/3.54+]

Enables/disables Link Service login procedure after a TCP data connection is established

Inband Commands (IB) setting

Defines whether inband command passing is enabled or disabled

Data Login (DL) setting

Enables or disables command-phase TCP programming

Routing Mode (RM) setting

Defines whether incoming and/or outgoing data connections are allowed

Source IP Filtering (SF) setting

[V3.24/3.54+]

Defines whether the DS will accept incoming data connections from any network host or specific host only

Connection Mode (CM) setting

Defines conditions under which the DS will attempt to establish an outgoing connection to the remote host

Destination IP-address (DI) setting

Defines the IP-address of the destination network host to which the DS will attempt to connect to (by default)

Destination Port Number (DP) setting

Defines the port on the destination network host to which the DS will attempt to connect to (by default)

Notification Destination (ND) setting

Defines which UDP port the DS will send I/O line status change notifications to