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GPIB-ENET/100 LED Error Code

I'm getting the following LED Status Codes on my GPIB-ENET/100:
PWR/RDY =      Orange (Steady)
LINK 10/100 =    Green (Steady)
TX =                   Orange (Flashing -Fast)   
RX =                  Orange (Steady)
My PC is able to see the GPIB-ENET\100, however, I cannot communicate with the unit using MAX. I can PING the unit.

NI-488.2 code version = 2.4.2
MAX code version =
What problem does the LEDs indicate?
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I have a question for you, did you add your ENET device? You can do that Start>>All Programs>>National Instruments>>NI-488.2>>Add GPIB-ENET 100 wizard.
Let me know how it goes.
Nikhil A.

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One thing to note is that if you were getting error codes back from the GPIB-ENET/100, the PWR/RDY light would be flashing with a pattern indicating the error number. See this link, page 95 of 107, which indicates how to count the error code generated by the GPIB-ENET/100. The TX light flashing indicates that the GPIB-ENET/100 is transmitting to the Ethernet network.
Normal GPIB programming errors (such as timeouts, no listeners, etc.) should not cause the PWR/RDY light to flash. These errors would be received in software if there was problems in communicating with GPIB instruments or the bus, not necessarily problems with the GPIB-ENET/100.
What problems do you see when communicating with your instruments in MAX? Are you getting any errors? Does the GPIB-ENET/100 appear under Devices and Interfaces? What GPIB instruments do you have attached to it?
I hope this helps!
Missy S.
Project Engineer
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