When referencing other BACnet objects, using the named reference is required. The named reference can be the object name if it is part of the ALN, or use the encoded BACnet name. The following BACnet objects use named references:

  • L2SL - feedback object reference (proof point)
  • Trend Log - monitoring referenced object
  • Event Enrollment - monitoring referenced object

Object Type

Reference(s) To

BACnet Reference Format

Binary Output

Feedback object

BACnetObjectIdentifier

Command

Commanded Objects

Special handling - references embedded in a non-extensible sequence (Action List).

Node List Entry

Device Object

BACnetObjectIdentifier

Schedule

Scheduled Points, Command Object References

Array of BACnetDeviceObjectPropertyReference

Trend Log

Logged Object

BACnetDeviceObjectPropertyReference