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Command examples to check controller comm port settings for Xdriver or other communication

Issue

At time it is necessary when troubleshooting to check specific communication settings on a comm port

Product Line

Andover Continuum

Environment

  • Continuum
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Server 2008

Cause

Specific commands needed to check communication parameters with precision and to edit them if necessary

Resolution

Examples of command line parameters needed for Xdriver modbus communication.

Command Result
p comm2 defaultbaud 9600
comm2 defaultbaud=baud19200 (To set)
p comm2 defaultbaud 19200
p comm2 parity None
comm2 parity=Odd (To set)
p comm2 parity Odd
p comm2 stopbits stopbits1
comm2 stopbits=stopbits2 (To set)
p comm2 stopbits stopbits2
p comm2 datalength databits8
comm2 databits=databits7 (To set)
p comm2 datalength databits7
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