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Setting the Date and System Time of an RT Target (RT Module)

LabVIEW 2009 Real-Time Module Help

Edition Date: June 2009

Part Number: 370622G-01

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You can set the date and system time for RT targets.

Networked RT Series PXI devices/Desktop PC Targets

Complete the following steps to set the date and system time for the target.

  1. Use NI Measurement & Automation Explorer to set the time zone for the RT target.
  2. Use the RT Set Date and Time VI to set the system date and time programmatically.

FieldPoint 20xx/[c]FP-2xxx

The RT Engine on the device obtains the time from a time server at each power up to set the internal clock. Complete the following steps to set the date and system time for the target if a time server is not available.

  1. Use the RT Set Date and Time VI to programmatically set the system date and time.
  2. Set the IP address for the Time Server entry, located on the Servers tab of the System Configuration dialog box for the target, to 0.0.0.0. Refer to the FieldPoint LabVIEW Interface Help for more information about setting the system time of a FieldPoint 20xx/[c]FP-2xxx target.

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