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Allen-Bradley ControlLogix driver

This driver allows the communication between Simumatik and Allen-Bradley ControlLogix PLCs.


Aside from the common parameters described in the communication_driver docs, this driver includes:

  • ip: IP address of the controller that want to connect to. Default = ''


The IP address for this driver can be configured in the following ways:

  • IP Address Only ( - Use for a ControlLogix PLC is in slot 0 or if connecting to a CompactLogix or Micro800 PLC.
  • IP Address/Slot ( - (ControlLogix) if PLC is not in slot 0
  • CIP Routing Path ( - Use for more complex routing.

Setup data

The setup data will give values to the parameters required and will specify the I/O variables info.

    "parameters": {
        "ip": ""
    "variables": {
        "inputs": {
            "datatype": "byte", 
            "size": 1,
            "operation": "write"
        "outputs": {
            "datatype": "byte", 
            "size": 1, 
            "operation": "read"