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ToolBox Plus 4.2.0 Feature Release
Posted by Shikand Satheesh on 18 January 2018 08:46 AM

Toolbox PLUS software is used to configure and monitor CP-30 RTUs.

Note: ISaGRAF 5.13.309 is required to modify configurations or logic.

This release is available from the following link:

Toolbox PLUS 4.2.0 Feature Release (18 MB) ( MD5 eaea23a414734fc46663eda0efcddcdc)

The user manual for this release will be installed with the application as a context sensitive help file.

New Features:

  • Webserver
    • HTTP protocol has now been added to allow configuration of the WEB server function in the RTU. The protocol may be enabled for any Ethernet port on the CP-30. Displays RTU status, ISaGRAF variables , RTU configuration and allows download of service report via web browser.
  • DNP3 File Transfer
    • A new Menu Item “/Tools/Build and Export” has been added to allow users to create a downloadable "Configuration and Logic Files" package. This allows the package to be  downloaded to the RTU via DNP3 file transfer for any changes. RTU configuration or firmware can now be upgraded using DNP3 file transfer commands from a DNP3 Master. Toolbox PLUS version 4.2.0 is required to create the required "Configuration and Logic" package.
  • Security
    • A new checkbox has been added to Modbus RTU and ASCII ports to allow the ports to be Modbus Master Only ports. That is the ports will not respond to any Modbus Requests when this checkbox is enabled.
    • DNP3 protocol now has the ability to set the incoming and outgoing TCP/UDP port number via the protocol properties dialog. This feature requires CP-30 firmware 4408 or greater.
  • Usability
    • Toolbox PLUS will install alongside a prior release. This means there can be multiple release versions now installed on the same machine

Changes and Improvements:

  • The default state of a DNP3 point’s online flag can be set, using the new DnpDefaultOnline column in Toolbox PLUS version 4.2.0 spreadsheet export/import
  • Various other protocol ( including DNP3) fixes and improvements to RTU operation has been done in this release. Please refer to release notes for details
  • Updates to helpfile

Please also refer to the user manual available when you install the new version of Toolbox PLUS. The above functionalities needs the latest CP-30 firmware( at least Firmware 4408). The firmware is available from our helpdesk at CP30 Firmware 4408

For more details about this release, please refer to the release notes and known issues documents available from the link below:

Release Notes (533 KB)

Known Issues (395 KB)

A PDF version of the User's Manual can be downloaded from the following link

Toolbox PLUS 4.2.0 User Manual (8.45 MB)

For ISaGRAF function block upgrades, please refer to the link below:

ISaGRAF Function Block Update Instructions and Update Files

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