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If you don't have WireShark installed on you machine you can use the SupportTool Plugin.
  • Stop the BMS Server and go to BMS Studio / Extensions / Manager / Start extension manager... 
  • Select the SupportTool and install it.
  • Run the WinPcap installer placed in:
    • For NETx BMS Platform: C:\Program Files (x86)\NETxAutomation\BMS Platform\Core\Setup
    • For NETx Multi Protocol Server: C:\Program Files (x86)\NETxAutomation\Multi Protocol Server\Core\Setup
    • For NETx BMS Server 2.0: C:\Program Files (x86)\NETxAutomation\NETx.BMS.Server.2.0\Setup
  • Start the server: In the item tree you will find the branch NETx\Module\SupportTools\NetworkSniffer
  • The Filter item contains the Wireshark capture filter and should be set as as follows:

    Monitoring targetFilter
    KNXudp port 3671
    Modbustcp port 502
    Opera / Fideliotcp port 5005

    For more information about the filtering syntax, please take a look at the pcap website.

    Please note that the port numbers in the examples are default values and they need to be changed according to your actual configuration.

  • Set the respective network card item to 1, and network dumping starts.
  • To stop dumping packets, set the respective network card item to 0.

The dump files are placed in the LogFiles folder of your workspace and are named xio.SupportTools.Dump.*.pcap

Article applies to the following products

  • NETx BMS Platform
  • NETx Multi Protocol Server
  • NETx BMS Server 2.0

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