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What is BBMD and Why should I Care ?
Posted by Dennis Osborne on 14 October 2015 08:39 AM

 What is BBMD and Why should I Care ?

 

BACnet utilizes broadcast messages for certain functions, such as when you try and discover BACnet devices. If your BACnet devices are interconnected via IP routers then these messages will, normally, be blocked by the IP router. This may cause issues for your BACnet communications. If your client device/application supports statically entered network settings for all devices then this might not be an issue but most clients will want to send a broadcast message, Who-Is, to discover the devices in the system and to discover the network information necessary to communicate with these devices.

Please navigate to the supplied link for a detailed explanation on BBMD.

 

www.ccontrols.com/pdf/bbmd.pdf


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