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VIM2 Generic Ethernet/IP Firmware v6.0.2 Release Notes
By Noelle Weymer
Product: DeltaV Virtual IO Module - VIM2

These release notes are for the initial release of Generic Ethernet/IP protocol firmware v6.0.2 for the VIM2 card.

Product Description

These release notes are for the initial release of Generic Ethernet/IP protocol firmware v6.0.2 for the VIM2 card. VIM2 firmware functionality is identical to VIM firmware v4.3.x, except as noted below.

Who should upgrade?

Required for VIM2 applications

What Is New In This Release?

1. Support of VIM2. VIMNet Explorer v9.2.0.6 is required.

2. For VIM2, 128 field device support (128 sessions input or output) with a maximum of 128 connections in all sessions.

3. Optimized session initialization to field devices

4. Added optimized support of scanner sessions (field device responses point to point processing on last assigned socket group, multicast processed only through last group).

5. Optimized connection processing for multiple connections, enabled 200 ms updates with 70-80 connections using point to point TO, change of state and 800 ms RPI (1/4 RPI inhibition) = 200 ms update of change.

The Following Defects Were Corrected

1. Session timeouts/failures with large numbers of device sessions / connections.

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

MYNAH Technologies

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Chesterfield, MO 63017
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