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Entry type: Download Entry ID: 109481593, Entry date: 12/14/2015

Downloadable Update 7 for Process Historian 2013 and Information Server 2013

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The Installation of Update 7 is mandatory for all systems on which Update 1 has been installed!

Process Historian and Information Server are used in SIMATIC PCS 7 as well as in SIMATIC WinCC. However, depending on the operational environment, the product names and ordering data differ. In the context of SIMATIC PCS 7, the SIMATIC Process Historian 2013 and SIMATIC Information Server 2013 are equivalent to the SIMATIC PCS 7 Process Historian V8.0+SP1/V8.0+SP2 and SIMATIC PCS 7 Information Server V8.0+SP1/V8.0+SP2 respectively.

Installation Prerequisites:

  • SIMATIC Process Historian 2013, 2013+Update 1 to Update 6
  • SIMATIC Information Server 2013, 2013+Update 1 to Update 6

Compatibility Prerequisites:

  • SIMATIC WinCC V7.2 Update 7, part of SIMATIC PCS 7 V8.0+SP2

The setup of Update 7 checks which Process Historian and Information Server components are installed on the respective target computer and updates them.

Information about Update 7

Please observe the installation and usage instructions in the following Readme files (English/German):

 Registrierung notwendig  ProcessHistorian_2013_Update_07_Readme.pdf (350,6 KB)

 Registrierung notwendig  InformationServer_2013_Update_07_Readme.pdf (231,8 KB)

Installation software for Update 7

The Update is provided as a self-extracting archive. Download the file into a folder on your PC and start the extraction by double-clicking on the .exe file. Please be aware of the file size.

 Registrierung notwendig  IS_PH_2013_Upd7.exe (112,3 MB)

General Information about the Installation and Startup

General information about the installation and startup of Process Historian and Information Server in SIMATIC PCS 7 can be found in entry 6579062. This information is also applicable to the SCADA system SIMATIC WinCC.

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