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Entry type: Download Entry ID: 109754280, Entry date: 12/21/2017

 Download and sales/delivery release for SINEMA Remote Connect V1.3

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SINEMA Remote Connect V1.3 is hereby immediately released.

The download includes:

The iso file for the server update (please be sure to observe the notes in the manual!) (ID: 109482121)

The management platform for remote networks, SINEMA Remote Connect (SINEMA RC), is a server application for establishing secure connections between users, widely distributed systems and machines. SINEMA Remote Connect thus enables the establishment and management of tunnel connections (VPN).

In addition to PKI authentication via certificate/smartcard, several new functions are supported with this release of SINEMA Remote Connect V1.3.

Version V1.3 of the product DVD (SINEMA Remote Connect Virtual Appliance/SINEMA RC Client) will be available shortly.

1. Product description

SINEMA Remote Connect Virtual Appliance V1.3
The SINEMA RC Virtual Appliance product contains the SINEMA RC basic software package for establishing 4 VPN connections.
It also contains the SINEMA RC Client V1.0 SP3 software.

SINEMA Remote Connect Client V1.0 SP3
The SINEMA Remote Client is an OpenVPN client for optimal connection to SINEMA RC.

For connecting hardware supported via VPN (see the manual for details):

  • Industrial Security appliances: SCALANCE S-600 and SC-600

  • SCALANCE M-800 mobile communication devices


  • SIMATIC CP1243-1

  • SIMATIC CP1543-1

New functions:

SINEMA Remote Connect

  • Offline license activation

  • 2-factor authentication

  • PKI/smartcard support via browser login

  • Adaptable, customized "T&Cs"

  • Improved security functionality (TLS 1.2)

  • Security fixes and improvements (correction for CV-2016-10229; update of the open-source packages)

  • Minor security adjustments and improved stability

  • Due to the above-mentioned improvements, an update of existing installations is recommended.

SINEMA Remote Connect Client

2. Ordering data

Product name


Order number

SINEMA Remote Connect Virtual Appliance V1.3

- Basic software package for 4  VPN connections

- SINEMA Remote Connect Client


SINEMA Remote Connect Upgrade 64

- Upgrade by 64
  VPN connections


SINEMA Remote Connect Upgrade 256

- Upgrade by 256
  VPN connections


SINEMA Remote Connect Upgrade 1024

- Upgrade by 1024
  VPN connections


SINEMA Remote Connect Client V1.0 SP3

- OpenVPN client for connection to
  SINEMA Remote Connect



KEY-PLUG to unlock the connection to SINEMA RC via the auto configuration interface for SCALANCE S615, M-800


The order numbers for the products remain unchanged.

Licenses (with the associated license keys) for the basic versions are also valid for the service pack. Delivery is in the form of product packages.

Existing server installations can be updated via the iso file provided for download.

The update package also contains the current SINEMA Remote Connect Client V1.0 SP3.

Third-party software – license conditions and copyright notes

You can find the copyright information for third-party software contained in this product, particularly open source software, as well as applicable license conditions of such third-party software in the ReadMe_OSS file.

Special note for resellers

The information and the license conditions in the Readme_OSS file must be passed on to the purchasing party to avoid license infringements by the reseller or purchasing party.

Read me OSS_SINEMA-RC_86.html

 Registrierung notwendig  OSS_SINEMA-RC_86.html (358.5 KB)

Read me OSS_SINEMA-RC-Client_86.html

 Registrierung notwendig  OSS_SINEMA-RC-Client_86.html (978.2 KB)

The OSS information is also contained in the respective download package.

Files for downloading

Server download (iso file)

 Registrierung notwendig  sinemarc_server_V1.3.zip (1,4 GB) 

Hash key (SHA256) for "sinemarc_server_V1.3.zip"

Client download (ZIP file)

 Registrierung notwendig  SRC_Client_V1.0.3.1- (236,6 MB) 

Hash key (SHA256) for “SRC_Client_V1.0.3.1-”



Installation of the client:

A SINEMA RC Client with a version < V1.0 SP3 cannot be connected to a SINEMA RC Server >= V1.3. Update the SINEMA RC Client.

You can find the current version in the download package (see above).

The current Windows updates are a prerequisite for installing the SINEMA Remote Connect Client.

Check whether your operating system is up to date before installing the SINEMA RC Client.

For Windows 7/8/8.1, please ensure that KB3033929 - https://support.microsoft.com/kb/3033929 is installed.

If you have already installed version 1.0 SP2 of the Client on a Windows 10 system, first uninstall the Client and OpenVPN driver before installing Client V1.0 SP3.

Updating the server:

The description of the system update can be found in the operating manual for SINEMA Remote Connect: 


Important information:

  • It is only possible to update to version 1.3 from V1.2; please note the corresponding information in the manual.

  • Notice! Version 1.3 is not loaded via the server WBM; instead, a new operating system is installed. Please ensure that your system (including documentation of all network settings) has been backed up and follow the instructions in the manual.

  • Existing VPN connections are terminated and the SINEMA RC server is restarted during a system update.
    The connections are re-established after restarting.

Note: Software is subject to export restrictions, download only for registered users

Please refer to the PMD system for export and customs-related information.

SINEMA Remote Connect Virtual Appliance and Client – download:

  • AL = N

  • ECCN = EAR99S

SINEMA Remote Connect Virtual Appliance and Client – DVD and USB flash drive:

  • AL = N

  • ECCN = N

3. Contact

Contact for technical issues:
Customer Support, contact form

Security information
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