Moxa Technologies NPORT 5400 Network Card user guide

Opening Your Browser ...

Basic Settings...

Network Settings ...

Serial Settings ...

Operating Settings...

Real COM Mode ...

TCP Server Mode...

TCP Client Mode ...

UDP Mode ...

Pair Connection Mode...

Reverse Telnet Mode ...

Disabled Mode ...

Accessible IP Settings ...

Auto Warning Settings...

Auto warning: E-mail and SNMP trap ...

Event Type ...

Monitor...

Monitor Line ...

Monitor Async ...

Monitor Async-Settings ...

Change Password ...

Load Factory Default ...

Configuring NPort Administrator...

IP Serial LIB ...

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Appendix D

Appendix E

Overview...

Installing NPort Administrator ...

Configuration ...

Broadcast Search...

Unlock Password Protection ...

Configuring NPort

Upgrading the Firmware ...

Export Configuration ...

Import Configuration ...

Monitor...

Port Monitor ...

COM Mapping ...

On-line COM Mapping ...

Off-line COM Mapping ...

IP Location...

Overview...

IP Serial LIB Function Groups ...

Example Program...

Port Pinout Diagrams ... A-

Ethernet Port Pinouts... A-

Serial Port Pinouts... A-

Cable Wiring Diagrams... A-

Ethernet Cables ... A-

Serial Cables ... A-

MOXA Internet Services ... E-

Problem Report Form ... E-

Product Return Procedure... E-

Introduction

Welcome to MOXA NPort 5400 Series of advanced serial device servers that make it easy to network enable your serial devices. NPort 5410 comes with four RS-232 ports, and NPort

5430/5430I provide four RS-422/485 ports.

The following topics are covered in this chapter:

Package Checklist

Product Features

Product Specifications

NPort 5400 Series Users Manual

Introduction

NPort 5400 Series serial device servers are designed to make your industrial serial devices Internet ready instantly. The compact size of NPort 5400 device servers makes them the ideal choice for connecting your RS-232 (NPort 5410) or RS-422/485 (NPort 5430/5430I) serial devicessuch as

PLCs, meters, and sensorsto an IP-based Ethernet LAN, making it possible for your software to access serial devices anywhere over a local LAN or the Internet.

NPort 5400 serial device servers ensure the compatibility of network software that uses a standard network API (Winsock or BSD Sockets) by providing TCP Server Mode, TCP Client Mode, and

UDP Mode. And thanks to NPorts Real COM/TTY drivers, software that works with COM/TTY ports can be set up to work over a TCP/IP network in no time. This excellent feature preserves your software investment and lets you enjoy the benefits of networking your serial devices instantly.

NPort 5400 serial device servers support automatic IP configuration protocols (DHCP, BOOTP) and manual configuration via NPorts handy web browser console. Both methods ensure quick and effective installation. And with NPort 5400s Windows Utility, installation is very straightforward, since all system parameters can be stored and then copied to other device ser