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Factory Equipment Network Testing Framework: Concept, Requirements, and Architecture



James D. Gilsinn, Kang B. Lee, John L. Michaloski, Frederick M. Proctor, Yuyin Song


This document describes the purpose, concept, requirements, and architecture for the Factory Equipment Network Testing (FENT) Framework and the software to test equipment on real-time factory networks. Other documents contain more detailed information about different aspects of the FENT Framework and software.
Technical Note (NIST TN) - 1755
Report Number


Factory equipment, framework, network, performance, testing


Gilsinn, J. , Lee, K. , Michaloski, J. , Proctor, F. and Song, Y. (2012), Factory Equipment Network Testing Framework: Concept, Requirements, and Architecture, Technical Note (NIST TN), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed June 24, 2024)


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Created September 17, 2012, Updated November 10, 2018