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fredz0003

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Setup between vm and host with OPC
« on: November 21, 2018, 11:22:23 AM »
I have installed easyplc/machine simulator in my laptop. I have softlogix on a virtualbox.

Does anyone have experience setting it up to receive data in opc to easyPLC?


fredz0003

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Re: Setup between vm and host with OPC
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2018, 08:51:25 AM »
I ended up doing everything in my laptop. I have RSLogix5000, RSLinx Classic, and SoftLogix5800.
After I download my small program with two controller tags, and two program tags.
I can then browse tags with Matrikon OPC Explorer.
When I try to setup opc in easyplc I get the following error, even when the RSLinx OPC Server is online:

Driver Not Ready.
Message: OPC Client could not connect to: "RSLinx OPC Server"

Not sure what I am doing wrong, I follow the video on youtube for rslogix5000 and doesn't seem like there's anything to it other than adding tags to inputs and outputs.


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Re: Setup between vm and host with OPC
« Reply #3 on: November 25, 2018, 09:51:10 AM »
My issue is resolved after reading the opc guide and reading this post.
http://nirtec.com/forum/index.php?topic=303.0

fredz0003

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Re: Setup between vm and host with OPC
« Reply #4 on: November 25, 2018, 10:27:12 AM »
http://nirtec.com/forum/index.php?topic=318.0 <- opc guide for RSLinx OPC Server

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Re: Setup between vm and host with OPC
« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2018, 07:55:36 AM »
OK fredz0003, thank you for sharing your experience!