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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 109478242, Entry date: 02/04/2019

Diagnostic of SIMATIC IPCs (with IPC DiagBase, IPC DiagMonitor, WinCC (TIA Portal) or WinCC V7)

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The application example shows you the diagnostics options for SIMATIC IPCs with WinCC (TIA Portal), or WinCC V7. The application of the tools SIMATIC IPC DiagBase and SIMATIC IPC DiagMonitor is shown individually and in interaction with WinCC.

The following diagnostic and signaling software tools are available for SIMATIC IPCs.

  • SIMATIC IPC DiagBase

  • SIMATIC IPC DiagMonitor

  • SIMATIC IPC Remote Manager*

*The description of the SIMATIC IPC Remote Manager is not an element of this entry.
Application example: Remote maintenance with SIMATIC IPC Remote Manager

These tools are used to quickly detect and avoid potential system failures for SIMATIC IPCs.

The application describes which software and settings are necessary to implement the following automation tasks.

  • Locally output diagnostic data on the respective IPC.
  • Output the diagnostic data of all networked SIMATIC IPCs via one IPC.
  • Output the diagnostic data using WinCC Runtime Advanced or a Comfort Panel.
  • Output the diagnostic data with WinCC Runtime Professional.
  • Output the diagnostic data with WinCC V7.
  • Output the diagnostic data via a text message on a cell phone.

The screen displays, for example, which way the diagnostic data can be output directly on the IPC.

The configurations provided, illustrate how to output the diagnostic information with a
WinCC Advanced Runtime, WinCC Professional Runtime or with WinCC V7.
The figure below illustrates the temperature evaluation on the example of IPC.

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Documentation and example projects for WinCC V13 SP1
  Documentation (2,7 MB)
 Registrierung notwendig  Example project for Advanced V13 SP1 (9,1 MB)
 Registrierung notwendig  Example project WinCC Professional V13 SP1 (10,8 MB)
 Registrierung notwendig  Example project WinCC V7.3 SE (15,3 MB)

Documentation and example projects for WinCC V14
  Documentation (1,1 MB)
 Registrierung notwendig  Example project for WinCC Advanced V14 (12,0 MB) 

In the example project for WinCC Advanced V14, the Software DiagMonitor V5 is used. Operating as an OPC Server, DiagMonitor provides the diagnostics data of the SIMATIC IPCs. The diagnostics data are displayed on a WinCC Runtime of the SIMATIC IPC (OPC Client).

Further information
Another application example on "Monitoring tasks from the Windows task planning using DiagMonitor" can be found in the article ID: 109755236.

Additional Keywords
DiagBridge, OPC, SMART, temperature, fan speed, DiagMonitor, DiagMon, Diag, Diagnostic

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