Schneider Electric provides M580 ePAC and Ethernet modules. Several architectures are already documented.
However, the need of customer sometimes is different and requires a specific architecture. In this case, we will have a look on remarks and questions regarding topology and modules characteristics with a special focus to avoid broadcast storms.
From extraction of the EcoStruxure Control Expert Help and “M580 Ethernet Remote IO / Distributed IO Principles and Technologies” document, this article reminds the basic rules of the Ethernet ports of modules and Ethernet cables to connect or not, to avoid broadcast storm.
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