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Posted: Jun 15, 2017
Categories: Software
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How to share a Rockwell Automation software license between two or more computers with a USB Software Dongle

Working with our industrial automation customers throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, at times we see customers struggling with managing their software licenses between users. Most Rockwell Automation software licenses are single seat, which means they can only be used by one person at a time. Occasionally, however, there are times when you might not have access to the computer with the activated license or need to share the license with a colleague.

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Posted: May 4, 2017
Categories: Automation Systems
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Your guide to backing-up your Logix Controller Program

Welcome to Part II of our “How to Backup an Allen-Bradley Logix Controller Program”. In Part II, we will go over backing up your Logix Controller Program for your Ethernet/USB Controllers. If you are connecting to your device via a serial connection, go ahead and read Part I for detailed instructions on how to backup your program when connecting to a serial controller.

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Posted: Mar 23, 2017
Categories: Automation Systems
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Your guide to backup your Logix Controller Program

Today we will cover the first three steps on how to backup your Allen-Bradley Logix Controller Program to your PC. The detailed steps include:

  1. Connecting to a Serial Controller
  2. Establishing a RSLinx Connection
  3. Launching RSLogix 5000
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