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Ethernet/IP VIM2 v5.0.4 Release Notes
By Nobin William
Product: IOD-4112 - Rockwell PLC EtherNet/IP Driver for DeltaV VIM2

These release notes are for the Ethernet/IP VIM firmware for v5.0.4.

Product Description

These release notes are for the Ethernet/IP VIM2 firmware v5.0.4. Previous released driver is v5.0.2. The flash procedure is documented in the product manual.

Who Should Upgrade?

Recommended for all Ethernet/IP VIM2 applications.

Enhancements/Optimizations Implemented:

Added functionality to read/write L file types in MicroLogix and ControlLogix communications when using UCMM messaging. L File types comprise 32-bit integers. When configuring an L File type dataset, use Device Data Type = 11, Special Data 1 = 14, and Special Data 2 is the file number.

Defects Corrected:

This defect applies to sites using VIM redundancy and ControlLogix hot backup chassis. On chassis swap, a gratuitous ARP is sent to inform other devices about the new IP/MAC address. This ARP frame was being filtered out. Consequently, VIM communications with the currently active chassis did not resume for an extended time period.

Please contact us for any questions about these release notes at:

MYNAH Technologies
390 South Woods Mill Road, Suite 100
Chesterfield, MO 63017
+1.636.728.2000 (voice)
+1.636.728.2001 (fax)