IEC 61850 Error 36115 in Publisher.VI

Updated Oct 3, 2019

Reported In


  • NI-Industrial Communications for IEC 61850

Issue Details

I am running Publisher.VI to send an IEC 61850 message but I am getting the following error:

Error -36115 occurred at Property Node (arg1) in ->

Possible reason(s):

Failed to find adapters. Possible reasons: no adapter exists on the target; the IEC 61850 is not properly installed.


The error indicates that an adapter could not be found. Ensure that your MAC address is correct and is in the format: XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX.

Windows 10:
When running on Windows 10, set the compatibility of LabVIEW by following the steps below:
  1. Navigate to ...\National Instruments\LabVIEW 201x
  2. Right-click the LabVIEW.exe and go to Properties
  3. In the compatibility tab, check the "Run this program in compatibility mode for:" box and select Windows 7