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EtherNet/IP Interoperability Recommendations



James D. Gilsinn, Kevin Knake


The EtherNet/IP interoperability recommendations are a result of work generated by the ongoing series of EtherNet/IP Implementors Workshops. The recommendations were created to promote EtherNet/IP device interoperability through product functionality recommendations and interoperability validation events called PlugFest. The document Recommended Functionality for EtherNet/IP Devices has been updated to include product implementation clarifications, performance metrics and new interoperability recommendations. This paper describes the new performance and interoperability recommendations for EtherNet/IP devices.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the Open DeviceNet Vendor Association (ODVA), 2009 Conference and 13th Annual Meeting
Conference Dates
February 24-26, 2009
Conference Location
Howey-in-the-Hills, FL


EtherNet/IP, interoperability, recommendations, performance, plugfest, implementors workshop, functionality


Gilsinn, J. and Knake, K. (2009), EtherNet/IP Interoperability Recommendations, Proceedings of the Open DeviceNet Vendor Association (ODVA), 2009 Conference and 13th Annual Meeting, Howey-in-the-Hills, FL, [online], (Accessed May 20, 2024)


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Created April 22, 2009, Updated February 19, 2017