Topic updated on September 17, 2021

FANUC CNC Driver

The FANUC CNC driver consumes around 35 Mbytes of RAM. If you have memory constrained systems, then review your resource availability before incorporating this driver in a solution.

The FANUC CNC Driver allows you to connect to FANUC CNCs that have embedded Ethernet or an Ethernet Board. The driver utilizes FANUC’s Focas library over Ethernet (TCP/IP). This guide describes how to use the FANUC CNC driver.

Prerequisites

  • Working knowledge on FANUC CNC Machines
  • Working knowledge on the deviceWISE Workbench
  • deviceWISE Asset Gateway or Enterprise Gateway product is installed on a networked computer.
  • The Workbench is installed on the same network as the computer running deviceWISE.
  • A FANUC CNC has been setup on the same network as the computer running deviceWISE.
  • If using Linux, you must install GNU Compiler Collection (hereafter GCC) version 4.6.3 or later. See the website of GCC http://gcc.gnu.org/ for instructions.

Supported Platforms

  • Enterprise Gateway for Windows
  • Enterprise Gateway for 64-bit Windows
  • Enterprise Gateway for Linux (x86)
  • Enterprise Gateway for 64-bit Linux
    • Not supported on CentOS version 7
    • Only supported for Ubuntu (amd64 - For 64-bit Intel/AMD (x86_64)) version 16.04 LTS
  • Enterprise Gateway for WinCPU
  • Asset Gateway for Windows
  • Asset Gateway for 64-bit Windows
  • Asset Gateway for Linux
  • Asset Gateway for 64-bit Linux
    • Not supported on CentOS version 7

    • Only supported for Ubuntu (amd64 - For 64-bit Intel/AMD (x86_64)) version 16.04 LTS

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