DNP3 is a protocol based on numerical identification of the data objects. It was designed for monitoring and controlling remote stations. Commonly called Outstation in the DNP3 specification. Nowadays it is use can also be found in the automation of several processes, such as energy substation. Moreover it has been used for the communication of the protection devices with the local SCADA or GATEWAY.
Finally in 2010 the DNP3 technical specification was normalized under the IEEE 1588 standard.
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