What is LNS? (KB233)

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What is LNS?


LNS stands for LonWorks Network Services and is a control network operating system for Windows base computers. It supports client/server applications as well as stand alone ones.
Among its many functions, LNS allows a computer to provide a broad range of services over LonWorks networks. These services include network management, system design/commissioning, and system-wide monitoring/control.

There are numerous application programs, like LonMaker for Windows, that are built on top of LNS and take advantage of its services.

See for more information on LNS and a list of available LNS based tools, and for a list of currently available LNS Plug-ins.

Related Products
  • LNS 3.0
  • LNS Plug-in API
  • LNS Turbo Edition 3.2
  • IzoT Network Services Server (IzoT NSS)
  • LonMaker 3.0
  • LonMaker 3.1
  • LonMaker Turbo 3.2
  • Commission Tool (CT)
  • Network Architecture
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