The LabVIEW Real-Time Module has the ability to target both PXI controllers and standard desktops. These systems differ from other hardware platforms in that they provide graphical output. After initial configuration, though, having an attached monitor is unnecessary and oftentimes impractical. But, viewing the console output can still be helpful in debugging. Thus, to bypass the monitor dependency, this tutorial explains how to use the RT Console Viewer, an application that can remotely view console output of real-time targets.
Check System Settings >> Operating System in NI Measurement and Automation Explorer (MAX) to understand what Real-Time Operating System your target is running.
RT Console Viewer is not available for NI Linux Real-Time target. Refer to Access Console and VeriStand Logs for NI-Linux Real-Time Targets instead.
Before installing the RT Console Viewer application, please ensure that you have the following components:
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