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Version: 7.9

3. Connect to a Device

Ignition can connect to many different devices natively with the built-in OPC-UA Server.

Connect to the Generic Simulator

  1. From the Gateway Webpage, navigate to the Configure section.

  2. Enter the default username and password for the Designer and click Login.

    Username: admin

    Password: password

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  3. Scroll down to the OPC-UA section on the left and click the Devices link.

  4. To add a new Device Connection, click the Create new Device... link.

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  5. Select Simulators Generic Simulator and click Next.

  6. Give the new connection a name and click Create New Device.

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Learn more about Devices