Error: NS #79 IcaErrNsCantDetermineChannel

Issue

The following error has been generated.

An attempt was made to register or add a device without a channel handle specified, but the system was not able to automatically determine the channel on which the device resides. (Subsystem: NS, #79)

Product Line

TAC Vista

Environment

  • LonMaker
  • NL220
  • Vista

Cause

An attempt was made to register or add a device without a channel handle specified, but the system was not able to automatically determine the channel on which the device resides.

Resolution

This error will occur if the channel the device resides on is connected to any other channel by repeaters or permanent bridges. Also, this error will occur if the channel is not currently configured in the system. The first thing to try is to perform a cold reboot on the controller.