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modbus_connect(3)
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NAME
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modbus_connect - establish a Modbus connection
SYNOPSIS
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*int modbus_connect(modbus_t *'ctx');*
DESCRIPTION
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The *modbus_connect()* function shall establish a connection to a Modbus server,
a network or a bus using the context information of libmodbus context given in
argument.
RETURN VALUE
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The function shall return 0 if successful. Otherwise it shall return -1 and set
errno to one of the values defined by the system calls of the underlying
platform.
EXAMPLE
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[source,c]
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modbus_t *ctx;
ctx = modbus_new_tcp("127.0.0.1", 502);
if (modbus_connect(ctx) == -1) {
fprintf(stderr, "Connection failed: %s\n", modbus_strerror(errno));
modbus_free(ctx);
return -1;
}
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SEE ALSO
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linkmb:modbus_close[3]
AUTHORS
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The libmodbus documentation was written by Stéphane Raimbault
<stephane.raimbault@gmail.com>