Operating System

The firmware on a PLCnext Control includes standard Linux features that will be familiar to systems and network administrators. These features are described in the PLCnext Technology Info Centre.

This chapter describes operating system features that are likely to be useful to developers of PLCnext Control applications. Some of these features are common to all Linux-based operating systems, and some are specific to PLCnext Control devices:

  • Security
  • Users and Privileges
  • Firmware, including installing updates
  • File system
  • Installing software