|Name||The name of the device connection|
|Description||A description for the device connection. The description will appear on the Devices page on the Gateway.|
|Enabled||Whether or not the connection is active. Disabling this setting terminates communication with the device.|
The hostname or IP address of the device.
The local address to connect from when establishing a TCP connection. If left blank, then the driver will simply pick an available address.
|Timeout||The request timeout, specified in milliseconds. The default is 2,000.|
|Port||The port to use when connecting to the device. The default is 102.|
|PDU Size||Number of bytes to fit into PDU block of a single packet. Increasing this number can improve request throughput only if the processor supports a higher PDU Size. Varies from 240 and up to 960 depending on the device. The default is 240.|
|Rack Number||The number of the rack that the device is positioned in. The default is 0.|
|CPU Slot Number||The slot number assigned to the CPU. The default is 2.|
|Reconnect After Consecutive Timeouts||After several consecutive timeouts, the device connection will attempt to reconnect to the device. This setting determines how many consecutive timeouts must occur before reconnecting.|