Integrating Larger N1 Networks with an NIE85 - Metasys - LIT-1201535 - Supervisory Device - Network Engine

N1 Migration with the NIE Technical Bulletin

Product name
Network Engine
Document type
Technical Bulletin
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An NIE85 is designed to provide supervisory level (Ethernet network) control of Metasys networks that include a large number of N1 devices. The NIE85 is a high-capacity engine providing a scalable solution that can take the place of multiple NIEs. An NIE85 supports up to 10,000 objects, and with an upgrade can support up to 25,000 objects. The NIE85 is available in a 1U rack mount configuration. The following items apply when implementing the NIE85:

  • NIE85 cannot be upgraded using the NAE/NIE Update Tool.

  • Dial-out to an ADS/ADX is not supported.

  • Limited to ten simultaneous users.