Ethernet FAQs (PDF)
Ever wonder just what Ethernet is in terms a human can understand? Hirshmann has supplied us this list of answers to frequently-asked Ethernet questions.
Hubs vs. Switches. What should I use? (PDF)
Switches are becoming commercially viable solutions to achieve determinism as well as dramatically increase network throughput. What is a Network switch, and when should you consider using one?
Industrial Security Appliances (PDF)
A guide to Industrial security appliances and safe use of the Internet.
Implementing SNMP in Process Control (PDF)
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) offers the industrial user unprecedented access to real-time network performance and troubleshooting data.
Hirschmann Industrial Ethernet Pocket Guide (PDF)
An overview of Industrial Ethernet including industry terms, standards, and Hirschmann product quick start information.
Hirschmann Precision Clock Synchronization (PDF)
Network Analysis Software FAQs (PDF)
Courtesy of our friends at Network Instruments and their product NetObserver.
Precise Time Synchronization as the basis for Real-Time Applications in Automation (PDF)
RMON & RMON Probes Explained (PDF)
To view the real-time network statistics from a remote network collision domain, you need an RMON probe.
Wiring Considerations (PDF)
Factors to consider before choosing your network media.