How do I use the Display Finder utility to detect a display?

Question

  • How do I use the Display Finder utility to detect a display?
  • How do I identify and locate a VIP or DMP on a network?

Environment

  • Product Family: Message Displays
  • Product: GP3, GP4, GPC, GC6, GS6
  • Component: DMP-4060, DMP-8000, DMP-8065, VIP-4060, VIP-5060
  • Control System:

Answers/Steps

  1. Run Display Finder from a computer on the same physical network and subnet as the sign or components.
  2. Click the "Adapter Name" drop down and select the adapter being used to connect to the sign or the network it is on.
  3. Click the Find Displays... button.  Any found Daktronics components will be listed in the box below.
    df results.jpg
    • Any found device listed will turn into a link when moused over and can be clicked to open it's web configuration in a browser window.
    • If multiple components are found and you have physical access to them, the DHCP/ MAC sticker on the back of the device can be used to identify the specific one you are looking for. The DHCP name will begin with “M4” or “DAKT” as seen in the image below.

KB ID: DD2098287


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