Device Name (DN) setting


(see setting description format info here)

Function:Defines the device name identificator for the DS
Set (S) command format:SDNdd...d, where dd...d is the name string, 0-8 characters long
Get (G) command format:GDN
Init (I) command effect:Only initialized if invalid, through network command, serial command, or quick initialization
Post-initialization value:<NULL>
Change takes effect:Immediately
Overriding parameter:---
Relevance conditions:---
First introduced:Earlier than "baseline" V3.14/V3.51
See also:---


This setting, together with Owner Name (ON) setting forms a string identificator for the DS. Owner name and Device name are returned by the Echo (X) command .

Device Name also serves two other purposes:

It is used to form device name supplied to the DHCP server
It is also used for logins onto the Link Server