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Welcome to the NIUser Wiki-Web

Purpose

This web has the purpose to provide information about National Instruments products as well as activities and projects at GSI.

It is meant as a platform for collaborative work and documentation as well as exchange of experience for users of National Instruments hardware and software at GSI. For this purpose, we have set up the NIUserGroup, which is open to all NI users at GSI. How to join the NIUserGroup: Ask a member of the NIUserGroup!

EE/KS provides user consulting for projects with National Instruments products at GSI.

News

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Support

Events

  • LabVIEW Hands-On Training
    • Are you interested in Hands-on exercises?
      • Advanced LabVIEW programming techniques
      • Introduction to object-oriented programming with LabVIEW
      • Introduction to actor-oriented programming with LabVIEW
    • Please send your request to HolgerBrand
  • NI Germany
  • NI Web-Events deutsch
  • NI Web-Events english

Obtaining, Installing and Using NI-Software at GSI

The following pre-requisites are required for using software from National Instruments at the GSI site:
  • Read and accept the terms of the GSICampusLicenseAgreement,
  • you need a user account for the domain "campus" at GSI, and
  • the computer must be registered on the GSI site (via the User Help Desk of the IT department).
For installing the software, you need an account with administrator rights. At GSI, a local "localadmin_usernname" account is typically used on a PC.

Web-Based Installer (recommended)

The newest NI Software release is available from NI.

  • Download and install the NI Package Manager with local_admin permissions.
    • For offline installations:
      Select desired NI Software Plattform Bundle. Do not use the highlighted download button, but follow the link in the hint section to download an offline installer.
  • Follow the instruction of the installer.
  • Then install desired software using NI Package Manager.
  • Finally you will be ask for software activation. Choose the Option Configure License Server. It's srvFlexLMHFSS.gsi.de:28001.

Installation from network drive

Follow the instructions in following links to install older NI software releases, like LabVIEW 2018 etc.

Obtaining a License for Exceptional Cases

Obtaining an exceptional (non-floating) license requires the fulfillment of certain conditions. The conditions and terms are listed here.

Problems or Comments

In case of questions please contact HolgerBrand or DennisNeidherr.
In case of problems with the NI License Server you should send a trouble-ticket to the Windows server colleagues.

NI Product Specific Pages (including links to GSI projects and instrument driver downloads)

LabVIEW

LabVIEW specific informations are found here.

DIAdem

DIAdem specific informations are found here.

Other

  • NIUserLabWindows/CVI
  • NIUserMatrixX
  • NIUserMeasurementStudio

Communication

Mailing List

A mailing list: NI-USERSGROUP AT gsi.de has been setup to establish more efficient communication between NI-Users@GSI. Sorry, but only GSI Users are allowed to access this list. A web interface is available where you can
  • Search in the archive.
  • Post a new message.
  • ni-usersgroup or leave the list (or change settings)
  • Get more Information about the usage of LISTSERV@GSI.

NI Developer Exchange

NI provides Developer Exchange Discussion Forums to the NI world wide user community.

Web-Meeting

We support Adobe Connect to enable remote support for LabVIEW users from GSI. https://webconf.vc.dfn.de/lvsupport is the link to the virtual room. Send an eMail to HolgerBrand to request a meeting.

Site Tools of the NIUser Web

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WebChanges: Display recent changes to the NIUser web
WebIndex: List all NIUser topics in alphabetical order. See also the faster WebTopicList
WebNotify: Subscribe to an e-mail alert sent when something changes in the NIUser web
WebStatistics: View access statistics of the NIUser web
WebPreferences: Preferences of the NIUser web (DefaultPreferences has site-wide preferences)

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