Connect to ROS Device
When connecting to a ROS device, deploying a ROS node to a ROS device, or trying to
start and stop nodes on a ROS device, you must specify the login credentials. The
Connect to a ROS Device dialog requests the following
information to connect to the ROS device.
Device Address — Specify the host name or IP address for the target ROS device.
Username — Specify the user name that is used to log into the target ROS device.
Password — Specify the password that is used to log into the target ROS device with the specified user name.
Remember my password — Select this parameter for your password to be saved for all MATLAB® sessions. If this parameter is not selected, MATLAB prompts for your password whenever a connection to the ROS device is established.
ROS folder — Specify the location of the ROS installation folder on the ROS device. For example:
Catkin workspace — Specify the location of the Catkin workspace folder on the ROS device. For example:
By clicking the Test button, you can verify your settings. The results of the test are displayed in the Simulink® Diagnostic Viewer. Use the Diagnostic Viewer to troubleshoot any issues with connecting to your ROS device. For more information, see View Diagnostics (Simulink).