The hw_server is automatically started by Vivado when connecting to
targets on the local machine. However, you can also start the hw_server manually on
either local or remote machines. For instance, in a full Vivado installation on a
Windows platform, at a
cmd prompt run the following
If you are using a Hardware Server (Standalone) installation on a Windows platform, at a cmd prompt run the following command:
Follow the steps in the next section to open a connection to a new hardware target using this agent.
For a list of compatable JTAG download cables and devices see JTAG Cables and Devices Supported by hw_server.
For more information on using SmartLynq data cables, see the SmartLynq Data Cable User Guide (UG1258).