The Communication Objectshall be used as the browse entry point for communication related resources of the physical device the Serveris running on. It is formally defined in Table 37.

The Communication Objectis referenced by an Organizes Referencefrom the Resources Objectdefined in 5.4.1.

The Communication Objectmay include the following subfolders:

  • MappingTables
  • NetworkInterfaces
  • Streams

Note: It is recommended to keep TSN-Streams and possible future (DetNet-)Flows separated in specific folders.

Table 37– Communication definition

Attribute

Value

BrowseName

Communication

References

NodeClass

BrowseName

Comment

HasTypeDefinition

ObjectType

FolderType

Organizes

Object

MappingTables

Defined in 5.4.3

Organizes

Object

NetworkInterfaces

Defined in 5.4.4

Organizes

Object

Streams

Defined in 5.4.5

Conformance Units

BNM Entry Points