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NetX Auto IP Module Guide Resources

Last Updated:03/02/2018

Question:

Where can I find the references to module guide resources for the Express Logic NetX™ Auto IP module on g_auto_ip?

Answer:

Information on the module guide itself and the associated resources and known issues are available here.

Introduction

The Auto IP Protocol is designed to dynamically configure IPv4 addresses on a local network without requiring a server; unlike the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). Auto IP uses address resolution protocol (ARP) for automatic IP address assignment and allocates addresses in the range of 169.254.1.0 through 169.254.254.255.

Note: Except for internal processing, the NetX Duo™ Auto IP is identical in the application, set-up, and running of an Auto IP session as the NetX™ Auto IP. 

  • The NetX Auto IP module supports the following features:
  • Compliant with RFC3927 and related RFCs
  • Uses ARP probes to check for address conflicts
  • Uses the collision handler notification in NetX to detect an address already in use
  • Registers a valid Auto IP address with the IP instance
  • Provides high-level APIs for:
    • Creating and deleting an Auto IP instance
    • Starting and stopping the Auto IP thread task
    • Specifying the network interface on which to run Auto IP

 

Module Guide

The module guide is targeted for SSP 1.2.0 and above and the SK-S7G2 Kit.

The most recent versions of the module guide application note, application project and import guide are available here.

Module Guide Resources

The Express Logic User Manual for NetX Auto IP is located at the bottom of the web page in the X-Ware Component Documents for Renesas Synergy zip file here.

Many NetX and NetX Duo related application projects are available from the Renesas web site. A few examples are listed below.

  • NetX™ Duo DHCP Client Module Guide- Application Project here.
  • NetX™ Duo FTP Server Module Guide- Application Project here.
  • NetX™ Duo NAT Module Guide- Application Project here.
  • NetX™ and NetX™ Duo Auto IP Module Guide- Application Project here.

To find ALL available NetX related module guides, simply search for "NetX Module Guide Synergy" on the Renesas web site search bar, and specify Application Notes in the document type Search Results filter, like this.

You can similarly search for Net Duo related module guides, like this.

Known issues

  • Refer to the SSP release notes for known issues, available here.
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