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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 109747305, Entry date: 07/05/2017

Working with the TIA Portal Cloud Connector

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The TIA Portal Cloud Connector enables central management of your engineering software on a server. From an engineering workstation, you can work with TIA Portal (which is installed on a server) via a remote desktop connection. For this, the TIA Portal Cloud Connector serves as communication tunnel.

In this application example, TIA Portal is installed in a virtual environment on a server. TIA Portal is not installed on the engineering workstation (PG/PC). The hardware for the automation systems is directly connected with the PG/PC. Via a remote desktop connection from your PG/PC to the virtual environment, you can work with TIA Portal as usual. TIA Portal Cloud Connector can be used to ensure access to the local PROFINET or PROFIBUS interface of the PG/PC of your engineering workstation and to the connected SIMATIC hardware from the virtual environment.

The application example describes the following aspects:

  • Configuring a remote desktop connection
  • Centrally storing user and project settings
  • Configuring TIA Portal Cloud Connector on the PG/PC
  • Configuring TIA Portal Cloud Connector in the virtual environment
  • Establishing an online connection via TIA Portal Cloud Connector

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