Encapsulation Settings

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Encapsulation settings define what incoming serial data is recorded into the serial-to-Ethernet routing buffer and when and how this data is combined into the network packets and sent to the network host. For more information see serial-to-Ethernet data routing.

 

The following settings belong to this group:

 

Setting

Description

Maximum Packet Length (ML) setting

Defines after how many new bytes recorded into the serial-to-Ethernet buffer a break condition will be generated

Maximum Intercharacter Delay (MD) setting

Defines the maximum time gap between two consecutive characters recorded into the serial-to-Ethernet buffer, exceeding which will trigger a break condition

Start On Any Character (SA) setting

Defines whether the (next) data block can be opened by a specific character or any character

Use Start Character (F1) setting

Enables or disables the use of the start character

Start Character Code (S1) setting

Defines ASCII code of the start character

Use Stop Character (U1) setting

Enables or disables the use of the stop character

Stop Character Code (E1) setting

Defines ASCII code of the stop character

Number of Post Characters (P1) setting

Defines the number of post characters for the stop character