Can I Use NI-XNET Hardware for Fault Insertion?

Updated Sep 24, 2020

Reported In

Driver

  • NI-XNET

Issue Details

I need to be able to force communication issues, bad data, and/or checksum errors to ensure our own device properly handles and recovers from CAN issues. Can NI-XNET hardware do this?

Solution

Only the following faults are possible. Other than these are currently not supported by NI-XNET. Any manipulation of the bits is technically possible but requires massive amount of effort in developing new firmware and driver. Please reach out to your regional sales representative if you would like this feature to be added in the future release of NI-XNET driver.