This page contains a set of short informal recipes to help you solve common challenges you may face when using RTI Connext DDS. This recipes include topics such as configuring favorite IDE to work with our libraries, tuning the performance of your application, or configuring your firewall to let DDS traffic through.

You can contribute by commenting on existing HOWTOs or creating your own here (requires logging in).

ContentFilteredTopics allow a DataReader to receive only samples that pass a filter expression. The user application doesn’t know whether a sample has been filtered; nor does it know one detail that may affect performance: the filtering can be applied on either the DataWriter side or the DataReader side.

When the DataReader filters:

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If you are a Windows user and have ever needed to capture traffic from the loopback interface, you will probably have struggled to do so. Wireshark won't let you do it.

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We are excited that you are looking forward to working with Connext 6! 
Some users may have questions about the compatibility of pre-existing license files with the latest Connext release. Fortunately, this is fairly straight forward.
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Note: Applies to Connext DDS 5.3.0 and above.

RTI Admin Console is compatible with RTI Security Plugins. Configuring security in Admin Console will allow you to visualize your secure DDS system. To configure security in Admin Console, follow these steps:

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This document describes how to check when the discovery process is completed. The tool that is going to be used is Wireshark. Before the analysis, these are some links that are of interest:

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he Modern C++ API for RTI DDS uses shared pointer to implement “reference types,” which include all subclasses of dds::core::Entity, such as DomainParticipant or DataReader, and other classes, such as FlowController, QosProvider. For more information about how different types are implemented, here are the conventions we follow in the API.
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This articles explains how to modify the logging buffer size and the method to write logs and traces in RTI Connext DDS Micro.
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