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Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 109742314, Entry date: 11/02/2016

Know-how protection in fail-safe programs

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In version V14 and higher Safety Advanced and Safety Basic support the setting of a know-how protection for fail-safe blocks (FCs and FBs). There are a number of special points for setting the safety program.

The information below applies for Safety Advanced and Safety Basic V14 and higher.

A know-how protection for one or multiple program blocks protects against unauthorized access. This can be a useful requirement in particular for fail-safe blocks of a safety program.

The documentation below provides instructions for different scenarios for handling a know-how protection option.

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