LonMaker is a Windows GUI based network/device management tool for Echelon LonWorks It can be used for initial network setup and functioning as a management console on a completed network. Purchase from Echelon.
What happens if you need to learn about a Lonworks network and it devices but you haven’t been provided with the database or if you don’t have LonMaker?
NodeUtil is a Lonworks utility that can be used to explore Lonworks networks and devices without having LonMaker. All you need is a device such as an Echelon U10/U20 USB Network Interface.
>Using NodeUtil you can discover devices , learn about the Domains, SubNets, NodeID’s. You can also upload the XIF file from specific nodes.
You can find all of these downloads on the PASStec homepage here.
Another useful utility is XIFDUMP. It is a report generator (DOS), and it allows you to generate reports (text file) from a XIF files.