DNP3

DNP3.0 — Dis­trib­uted Net­work Pro­to­col 3  What is the DNP3.0 protocol? DNP3 — Distributed Network Protocol 3 Dis­trib­uted Net­work Pro­to­col 3 (DNP3) is a set of com­mu­ni­ca­tions pro­to­cols used between com­po­nents for automa­tion...

RS-232

RS-232 Rec­om­mend­ed Stan­dard 232 What is RS-232? RS-232 — Recommended Standard 232 The RS-232 (Rec­om­mend­ed Stan­dard-232) or also known EIA-232 (Elec­tron­ic Indus­tries Alliance-232) is a stan­dard for the ser­i­al trans­mis­sion of data in indus­tri­al...

Profibus

Profibus Pro­to­col What is Profibus? Profibus PROFIBUS (Process Field Bus) is an open stan­dard for field­bus com­mu­ni­ca­tions in indus­tri­al automa­tion sys­tems that was first pro­mot­ed in Ger­many in 1989. The now most com­mon­ly found “Profibus DP”...

ICD File (IEC 61850)

ICD — IED Capa­bil­i­ty Description What is an ICD file? ICD File (IEC 61850) IED Capa­bil­i­ty Descrip­tion (ICD) files are a spe­cif­ic type of Sub­sta­tion Con­fig­u­ra­tion Lan­guage (SCL) file, con­tain­ing a gener­ic descrip­tion of the whole...

ICCP/ TASE.2

ICCP/ Tase.2 — Inter-Con­trol Cen­ter Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Protocol What is the ICCP or TASE.2 protocol? ICCP — IEC 60870–6/ TASE.2 ICCP (Inter-Con­trol Cen­ter Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Pro­to­col) is a stan­dard pro­to­col for com­mu­ni­ca­tions between pow­er grid...