• Key Features
  • Standard Features
  • Advanced Features
  • Device Support
  • Protocols / Networks
  • Videos & App Notes
  • Help Files & Release Notes
  • Technical Blog
  • Additional Resources

DNP3 Client Ethernet Key Features Include

  • Maximum Number of Channels & Devices: 
    • Channels - 1024
    • Devices per Channel - 1024
    • NOTE: Practical channel/device limits will vary depending on your available system resources and communications architecture
  • DNP 3.0 in Level 3 implementation
  • Extensive object support - see TOP Server DNP Client Ethernet Driver help file for full details
  • Communication with multiple DNP outstation devices via IP addressing
  • Support for TCP and UDP Ethernet
  • Support for secure authentication (SAv2)
  • Event buffering and playback support
  • Automatic Tag Database generation for plug and play ease of use

Standard DNP3 Client Ethernet Features Include

DNP3 Client Ethernet Advanced Features Include

  • Unsolicited messaging
  • Analog deadband configuration
  • Automatic Tag Generation support for Channel and Device Configuration, Authentication Statistics, Data Set, Device Attribute, and File Control
  • TCP Keep-Alive Interval support
  • WITS data sets support
  • Secure DNP3 Support (Configurable User Authentication, Aggressive Mode support, User Key Management, Auto-generated internal Authentication Statistics tags)
  • DNP Specific Internal Tags
  • Timestamping from the device
  • File transfer functions
  • Playback Data Set snapshot data
  • Setting to ignore forced flags when setting quality
  • Support for disabling time synchronization
  • Configurable Link Layer Status
  • Request retries
  • Channel Serialization (Virtual Channels allow multi-protocol support on the same communication channel)

DNP3 Client Ethernet Supported Devices (Don't See Your Device Listed?  Contact Us)

  • Devices supporting the DNP3 Ethernet protocol (acting as servers)

DNP3 Client Ethernet Supported Protocols / Networks

  • Protocols:
    • DNP3 (Distributed Network Protocol)
  • Networks:
    • TCP/IP Ethernet
    • UDP Ethernet

Videos / Guides / App Notes to Help You Get Started

To insure you get the most from your investment in TOP Server®, we provide a variety of application notes/guides and how-to videos, since we know that sometimes it helps to see someone showing you how to do things.

Driver Help Files / Release Notes

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Real-world use cases, step-by-step how-to's and video tutorials - our blog contains useful resources and information to help you get connected.

Understanding DNP3 Polling Behavior Blog Post

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