config1.pngSetting UDP Socket Options

The UDP Sockets configuration page provides for creating and removing UDP socket definitions.

  • To add a new UDP socket, click Add.

  • To remove an existing UDP socket, click anywhere in the column, then click Remove.

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    Alias name

    Enter an alias name for the socket. The alias must start with "N" and contain udp


    Enter a text description of the socket. Do not use quotation marks.

    Broadcast messages

    Checking the box enables the transmission of broadcast messages.

    Conditional expr

    Enter a conditional expression for the socket. It should be in the format T? and will cause it to be valid during a Visual PRO/5 session only if FID(0) = T?.

    Do not route

    Checking the box causes the socket to bypass standard routing.


    Enter the name of the host.


    Enter the number of the port. If Host is specified, enter the host to send packets to. If Host is not specified, enter the number of the port to listen to.

    Reuse local addrs

    Checking the box allows the reuse of local addresses.