Software Toolbox's TOP Server Version 5.8 is an OPC and native HMI device connectivity software application
Software Toolbox's TOP Server Version 5.8 is an OPC and native HMI device connectivity software application that is designed to offer more than 125 different device drivers. Powered by Kepware, TOP Server 5.8 delivers new drivers and enhancements to the main server, and more than 24 drivers and plug-ins.
TOP Server Version 5.8 adds the ControlLogix Slave Ethernet driver to the Allen-Bradley Suite of communications drivers. The ControlLogix Slave Ethernet driver is built to provide an alternative method of connectivity for Allen-Bradley ControlLogix PLCs, simulating a ControlLogix 5000 series rack containing a single EtherNet/IP module and up to 16 ControlLogix CPUs.
TOP Server 5.8 is engineered to provide updated firmware revision support for the ControlLogix Ethernet driver. TOP Server now supports ControlLogix firmware revisions up through Revision 20.
Additional improvements in TOP Server Version 5.8 include:
- Updated user management settings that are made to provide more specific options for restricting user access to specific functionality
- Communications diagnostics are available separately for each configured device for most drivers
- Server event log handling is designed to allow longer term event log file persistence and management
- Support for user-configurable application name when connecting to TOP Server via the SuiteLink client interface