Archived: Connecting a GPIB-ENET/100 Directly to a Windows 2000/XP MachineThis document has been archived and is no longer updated by National Instruments
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I have a GPIB-ENET/100 and I would like to connect it directly to the Ethernet port on my computer. I either get an error saying
There are a couple of issues that could be causing these problems. The first potential issue is that the computer is not hooked up to a network so it does not have an IP address. In order to configure a GPIB-ENET/100 box connected directly to your computer, you must first assign your computer a static IP address. Do this by following these steps*:
*Note this is for for Windows XP only. Older Windows operating systems will be similar:
Once you know that your computer has an IP address and you are using a crossover cable, follow the installation and configuration procedures detailed in the Product Manual: Getting Started with Your GPIB-ENET/100 and NI-488.2 for Windows 2000/NT. Also, see the related KnowledgeBases linked below for more information about troubleshooting your ENET/100 device.
KnowledgeBase 37NDF1GP : How Do I Setup the Ethernet Configuration for a GPIB ENET/100 Device?
KnowledgeBase 3E5H8OMQ: ENET/100: Why Does the GPIB Hardware Wizard Fail While Sequentially Verifying Interfaces?
Product Manual: Getting Started with Your GPIB-ENET/100 and NI-488.2 for Windows 2000/NT
Report Date: 10/29/2003
Last Updated: 08/26/2015
Document ID: 32SHN8FQ