Can Modbus IP and Modbus RS-485 be used on an AS together?

Issue

Using Modbus IP and Modbus RS-485 on an AS together?

Product Line

SmartStruxure Solution

Environment

AS

Modbus

IP

RS-485

Cause

Communicating with two third party devices simultaneously. Both are using the Modbus communication protocol. One is over IP, the other RS-485 (MS/TP).

Resolution

Modbus IP and Modbus RS-485 can be used together on an AS. This configuration is supported in a range of Master/Slave or Client/Server configurations.