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3.27.014 43.75%
3.26.012 25.00%
3.23.040 12.50%
3.23.030 6.25%
3.21.016 12.50%

Echelon LNS Server


Echelon LNS Server is a program developed by Echelon. The most used version is 3.27.014, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 56 files and is usually about 44.61 MB (46,781,758 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 50% of users of Echelon LNS Server come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.echelon.com
Help link: www.echelon.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\LonWorks\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{82B46613-48B0-45EF-82A4-4A5FEF9E2FF1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 44.61 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Echelon LNS Server

  • ldrfcat.exe - LonMark Device Resource Files Catalog Utility (LdrfCat Visual Basic Application)
  • lcadrf32.dll - LonMark Device Resource Files API (LonMark Device Resource Files API Module)
  • ldrf32r.dll
  • HwTmplEditor.exe - Echelon Hardware Template Editor
  • efc90dyn.dll - Echelon Foundation Classes (Echelon Foundation Classes Module)
  • LCAPJM32.DLL - LcaProjectManager Module
  • LcaDevCtrs.ocx - LCA Device Controls (LNS Device ActiveX Controls)
  • LdvSupport64.exe - Echelon OpenLDV 4.0 (Echelon OpenLDV 64-Bit Support Component)
  • dbrev.exe - LNS for Windows (Raima Database Restructuring Utility with NSS Extensions)
  • Echelon.OpenLDV.Interop.dll - Echelon OpenLDV (Echelon OpenLDV xDriver Primary Interop Assembly)
  • ldv32.dll - Echelon OpenLDV LonWorks Interface Driver
  • LdvVxLayer.dll - Echelon OpenLDV VxWorks Emulation Layer
  • LdvxBroker.exe - Echelon OpenLDV xDriver Broker Service
  • LdvxDriver.dll - Echelon OpenLDV xDriver TCP/IP Base Driver
  • LdvxEngine.dll - Echelon OpenLDV xDriver Protocol Engine
  • LdvxICR.dll - Echelon OpenLDV xDriver Incoming Connection Record Exchange
  • LdvxLog.dll - Echelon OpenLDV xDriver Logging and Tracing Module
  • LdvxManager.dll - Echelon OpenLDV xDriver Manager
  • LdvxMd5.dll - Echelon OpenLDV xDriver HMAC-MD5 Digester
  • LdvxProfileProperties.dll - Echelon OpenLDV xDriver Profile Properties
  • LdvxPS.dll - Echelon OpenLDV xDriver Proxy/Stub Module
  • LdvxRc4.dll - Echelon OpenLDV xDriver HMAC-RC4 Digester
  • LdvxRes.dll - Echelon OpenLDV xDriver Resource Module
  • LdvxSCO.dll - Echelon OpenLDV xDriver Session Control Object COM Server
  • LdvxShared.dll - Echelon OpenLDV xDriver Shared Module
  • LicXfer.ocx - LNS License Transfer Wizard ActiveX Control
  • checklic.exe - Echelon LNS (Echelon LNS Crypkey License Low-Level Utility)
  • ckx.dll - Echelon LNS Crypkey Support
  • DevProgInfoXml.dll - Echelon LNS Device Program Information API
  • LcaDatSv.dll - Echelon LNS Data Server Compatibility Layer
  • lcaeng.dll - Echelon LNS Engine for Local NSS
  • Lcamon.exe - Echelon LNS Monitor
  • lcaobjsv.ocx - Echelon LNS Object Server ActiveX Control
  • LcaObjSvPs.dll - Echelon LNS Object Server Proxy/Stub Marshaller
  • lcaserv.exe - Echelon LNS Server
  • lcastrsv.dll - Echelon LNS String Server
  • LcaStrSvDeu.dll - Echelon LNS String Server, German Resources
  • LcaStrSvFra.dll - Echelon LNS String Server, French Resources
  • lcasvdeu.dll - Echelon LNS Server, German Resources
  • lcasvfra.dll - Echelon LNS Server, French Resources

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • LdvxBroker.exe runs as a service named 'Echelon xDriver Connection Broker' (LdvxBroker) "Provides connection services for uplink-initiated xDriver sessions.".

How do I remove Echelon LNS Server?

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Or, you can uninstall Echelon LNS Server from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Echelon LNS Server, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Echelon LNS Server.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 6%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows 8 25.00%
Windows XP 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 40.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.33%
Windows 8 13.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Italy 11.11%
  France 5.56%
  Switzerland 5.56%
  Spain 5.56%
  Germany 5.56%
  OM 5.56%
  Canada 5.56%
  Hungary 5.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.71%
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Acer 21.43%
Intel 7.14%
Toshiba 7.14%
Common models
Acer Aspire E1-570 14.29%
Acer Aspire 5742 7.14%
HP ProBook 6570b 7.14%
HP Compaq 8710w 7.14%
Dell Studio XPS 9100 7.14%


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