BASEstartm Classic DAS for Allen-Bradley INTERCHANGEtm Software

BASEstartm Classic DAS
for Allen-Bradley

Installation and User's Guide

Order Number: AA-R213B-TE

April 2000

This manual describes how to install and use the DAS for Allen-Bradley INTERCHANGE software for BASEstar Classic on OpenVMS.

Revision/Update Information: This is a revised document.

Operating System and Version: OpenVMS/Alpha Version 6.1

Operating System and Version: OpenVMS/VAX Version 5.5-2

Interface Software and Version: BASEstar Classic Version 3.4

Allen-Bradley Software: INTERCHANGE Software 6.0.2

Software Version: BASEstar Classic DAS for Allen-Bradley INTERCHANGE Software, Version 3.4A

Compaq Computer Corporation
Houston, Texas

April 2000

© 1992 Compaq Computer Corporation

COMPAQ, the Compaq logo, VMS, and VAX Registered in U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

BASEstar and OpenVMS are trademarks of Compaq Information Technologies Group, L.P. in the United States and/or other countries.

PLC, PLC-2, PLC-3 and PLC-5 are registered trademarks of Allen-Bradley Company Inc.

INTERCHANGE, PLC-5/250, SLC, SLC 500, SLC 5/01, SLC 5/02, SLC 5/03, SLC 5/04, SLC 5/05, Pyramid Integrator, Data Highway, DH+ and Data Highway Plus are trademarks of Allen-Bradley Company Inc.

All other products mentioned herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

Confidential computer software. Valid license from Compaq or authorized sublicensor required for possession, use or copying. Consistent with FAR 12.211 and 12.212, Commercial Computer Software, Computer Software Documentation and Technical data for Commercial Items are licensed to the U.S. Government under vendor's standard commercial license.

Compaq shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. The information in this document is subject to change without notice.

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This document was prepared using DECdocument, Version V3.3b.

Contents Index


This document describes how to install and use the BASEstar Classic DAS for Allen-Bradley INTERCHANGE software.

Intended Audience

This document is intended for system managers who must set up and maintain the following:

This document is also intended for application programmers who develop plant-floor management software layered on the BASEstar Classic software.

Readers of this document should have knowledge of:

In addition, knowledge of the Allen-Bradley devices is required.

Document Structure

This document is organized as follows:

Associated Documents

For information on installing and configuring a BASEstar Classic system, consult the following documents:

For instructions on how to use BASEstar Classic software functions, consult the following documents:

For more information on developing software to integrate manufacturing applications and equipment, consult the following documents.

For information on Allen-Bradley INTERCHANGE software and devices, consult the following documents:


Consult with your Allen-Bradley Sales representative for the most up to date document related to the topic.


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