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RT PC procedure

Connect to the Academic RIO Device file system with a web browser

View the Academic RIO Device file system through your web browser; files may be downloaded with this technique, too.

https://youtu.be/L0rBzkFkXzg (0:58)


  1. Connect the Academic RIO Device by its USB cable to establish the “USBLAN” network with as the Device address
  2. Open a supported browser (currently Internet Explorer and Safari)
  3. Enter the URL “”
  4. Enter your Academic RIO Device credentials
  5. Click the links to view desired files
  6. Right-click on a link and choose “Save target as” to download a file

For more information

  1. Monitoring and Configuring a Remote Device from a Web Browser (http://zone.ni.com/reference/en-XX/help/371361N-01/lvhowto/ni_webconfig/)
    Access the RIO configuration pages through a variety of means including a web browser.