Advanced Watchdog VIs

LabVIEW 2017 Real-Time Module Help

Edition Date: March 2017

Part Number: 370622R-01

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Owning Palette: RT Watchdog VIs

Requires: Real-Time Module. This topic might not match its corresponding palette in LabVIEW depending on your operating system, licensed product(s), and target.

Use the Advanced Watchdog VIs to implement advanced low-level watchdog tasks.

The VIs and functions on this palette can return general LabVIEW error codes or specific Watchdog error codes.

Palette ObjectDescription
Watchdog AcknowledgeResets the watchdog counter to the specified count, but does not start the countdown if the counter has not yet started or has expired.
Watchdog Add Interrupt ActionConfigures the watchdog object to trigger an occurrence when the watchdog timer expires. Use this VI in the configuration stage of the application, prior to the Watchdog Enable VI.
Watchdog Add Reset ActionConfigures the watchdog object to reset the controller when the watchdog timer expires. Use this VI in the configuration stage of the application, prior to the Watchdog Enable VI.
Watchdog Add Trigger ActionConfigures the watchdog object to assert a PXI trigger line when the watchdog timer expires. Use this VI in the configuration stage of the application, prior to the Watchdog Enable VI.
Watchdog Clear OutputsClears any triggers asserted by the watchdog object.
Watchdog CloseCloses the watchdog session associated with the watchdog object you specify.
Watchdog DisableDisables the watchdog object you specify and clears any triggers asserted by the watchdog object.
Watchdog EnableEnables the watchdog object and starts the countdown of the watchdog timer if the current status of the watchdog object is disabled.
Watchdog Get AttributeReturns the current value of the watchdog attribute you specify.
Watchdog OpenOpens a watchdog session using the first available watchdog object.
Watchdog ResetResets the watchdog hardware and associated attributes and actions to the default power-on state.
Watchdog Set AttributeSets the watchdog object attribute you specify to the value you specify.
Watchdog StartRestarts the countdown of the watchdog timer if the watchdog object is running or expired.

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