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Sales/delivery release of SIMATIC NET DVD V15

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Effective immediately, the SIMATIC NET products (e.g. SOFTNET-IE S7 Lean, HARDNET-IE S7 REDCONNECT, etc.) together with the SIMATIC NET DVD V15 are released for sale and delivery. The product portfolio has been expanded with various features and the operating systems have been adapted.


The SIMATIC NET DVD V15 is not a direct replacement for the SIMATIC NET DVD V14, but it is functionally compatible except for the operating system support.

The SIMATIC NET CD V7.1 (including SP6)  and SIMATIC NET DVD V14 SP1 will both remain available in parallel.

Note that the delivery form OSD (online software delivery) is offered for some products as of SIMATIC NET V12.
You can find additional information and ordering data in section 2.4.



1. Product description

The products of the SIMATIC NET DVD V15 support the following operating systems:

  • Windows 7 Ultimate, Professional SP1 (64-bit)

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (64-bit)

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit)

  • Windows Server 2016 (64-bit)

  • Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise (64-bit) as of version 1607

You can find details of the approved operating systems for the individual products in the Readme in the section "Operating systems".

The main highlights of the SIMATIC NET PC Software V15 are the upgrade package from SOFTNET-IE S7 Extended to V15 and  functional optimizations and extensions in the area of OPC UA functionality. Please also see the notes and information in the

SIMATIC NET PC Software V15 installation manual:   Installation_en.pdf (1,3 MB) 

and in the Liesmich.htm:  Registrierung notwendig  Liesmich.htm (618.4 KB) / Readme.htm:  Registrierung notwendig  Readme.htm (692.2 KB) .


Upgrade of the SIMATIC NET PC software with the following new functionalities:

a)  New product SOFTNET-IE S7 Extended Upgrade
The SOFTNET-IE S7 Extended Upgrade product enables you to upgrade the SOFTNET-IE S7 Extended V14 package to version V15.

b)  Various corrections and enhancements to the security features.

c)  Configuration change to STEP 7 Professional V15
STEP 7 Professional V15 is supplied as a configuration tool and can be used in two ways:

  • For configuring the PC CPs (without additional license)

  • For configuring all modules (for two weeks as part of the TRIAL license)

f)   Support of VMware vSphere ESXi V6.0 Update 2 and ESXi V6.5
You can find additional information in the Readme.

g)  Support of VMware Workstation V14
The software can only be used for testing and simulation, and may not be used in productive operation. You can find additional information in the Readme.

h)  Support of Microsoft Hyper-V
You can find additional information in the Readme.

 

Please note:
The products SOFTNET-PB S7 V15, SOFTNET-PB DP V15 and SOFTNET-PB DP slave V15 have not been approved with the modules CP 5611 A2 and CP 5621. The modules CP 5612, CP 5622 and CP 5711 are released.

The SOFTNET PROFIBUS products V8.1 and V8.2 are still released and available for delivery with the existing scope of functions. There is currently no substitution with V15.

1.1  Revision history
Refer to the corresponding document to find a detailed revision history of the SIMATIC NET PC software.


1.2 Supported embedded systems
You can find configurations that have been released for operation in combination with embedded operating system environments and the SIMATIC NET PC software in the following entry: 63097623
Note:
Compared to this general delivery release, the release information of the SIMATIC NET DVD V15 for embedded systems will be available later.


2. Ordering data

The SIMATIC NET DVD V15 is included with the following products. Please note the entries in the Readme for the specific product.

 

2.1   PROFIBUS software products V15

Product

Version

MLFB

SOFTNET-PB S7

V15

6GK1704-5CW15-0AA0

SOFTNET-PB DP

V15

6GK1704-5DW15-0AA0

SOFTNET-PB DP slave

V15

6GK1704-5SW15-0AA0

HARDNET-PB S7

V15

6GK1713-5CB15-0AA0

HARDNET-PB DP

V15

6GK1713-5DB15-0AA0

HARDNET-PB CP56x3 Driver Software/DP-Base interface

V15

-without MLFB- 
supplied with CP   
(MLFBs of the CPs: 
6GK1561-3AA01,
6GK1561-4AA01,
6GK1561-3AA02,
6GK1561-4AA02,
6GK1562-3AA00,
6GK1562-4AA00)

 

2.2      INDUSTRIAL ETHERNET software products V15

Product

Version

MLFB

HARDNET-IE S7

V15

6GK1716-1CB15-0AA0

HARDNET-IE S7 REDCONNECT

V15

6GK1716-0HB15-0AA0

HARDNET-IE S7 REDCONNECT Power Pack

V15

6GK1716-0HB15-0AC0

SOFTNET-IE S7 REDCONNECT

V15

6GK1704-0HB15-0AA0

SOFTNET-IE S7

V15

6GK1704-1CW15-0AA0

SOFTNET-IE S7 Power Pack

V15

6GK1704-1CW15-0AC0

SOFTNET-IE S7 Lean

V15

6GK1704-1LW15-0AA0

SOFTNET-IE S7 Extended

V15

6GK1704-1BW15-0AA0

SOFTNET-IE RNA

V15

6GK1711-1EW15-0AA0

 

2.3    SNMP software products V15

Product

Version

MLFB

Comment

SNMP OPC Server Basic

V15

6GK1706-1NW15-0AA0

Administration of up to 20 IP addresses

SNMP OPC Server Extended

V15

6GK1706-1NX15-0AA0

Administration of up to 200 IP addresses

SNMP OPC Server Power Pack

V15

6GK1706-1NW15-0AC0

Extension from Basic to Extended

The SNMP OPC server software supports access to SNMP-capable devices in OPC client systems. This enables diagnostics for individual devices and diagnostics for the complete plant as well as active control of device properties. Scope and type of diagnostic information and control parameters depends on the respective scope of functions of the SNMP-capable devices.


 2.4    Online software delivery

The following products of the SIMATIC NET DVD V15 can be delivered via online software delivery:

Product

Version

MLFB

SOFTNET-IE S7 Lean (OSD)

V15

6GK1704-1LW15-0AK0

SOFTNET-IE S7 (OSD)

V15

6GK1704-1CW15-0AK0

HARDNET-IE S7 (OSD)

V15

6GK1716-1CB15-0AK0

HARDNET-IE S7 REDCONNECT (OSD)

V15

6GK1716-0HB15-0AK0

HARDNET-IE S7 REDCONNECT Power Pack (OSD)

V15

6GK1716-0HB15-0AK1

Note: The download delivery form is only available in selected countries.

  

This delivery form has the advantage that software and licenses are available much faster and can be managed more easily.

The software products and licenses that can be downloaded have separate order numbers.

They are ordered through the normal channels, e.g. the Industry Mall (http://www.siemens.com/industrymall).

Additional information about Online Software Delivery is available at the following link:
https://w3.siemens.com/mcms/topics/en/simatic/licenses/online-software-delivery/pages/Default.aspx


2.5    Trial version SIMATIC NET DVD V15

Product

Version

MLFB

SIMATIC NET DVD V15

V15

6GK1700-0AA15-0AA0

 

2.6    Additional details on PC Software DVD V15

Detailed information on the new SIMATIC NET PC software versions can be found in the files  Registrierung notwendig  Liesmich.htm (618.4 KB) /  Registrierung notwendig  Readme.htm (692.2 KB) , which are also available on the SIMATIC NET DVD V15.

 

2.7 Upgrades and Software Update Service (SUS)

A specific Software Update Service is once again available for each of the SIMATIC NET PC products with V15; it expressly includes the delivery of upgrade packages.

Because this service is not version-dependent, the order numbers for the individual SUS packages have remained the same since 2007:

SOFTWARE Update Service for

MLFB

SOFTNET-PB S7

6GK1704-5CW00-3AL0

SOFTNET-PB DP

6GK1704-5DW00-3AL0

SOFTNET-PB DP SLAVE

6GK1704-5SW00-3AL0

SOFTNET-IE S7

6GK1704-1CW00-3AL0

SOFTNET-IE S7 LEAN

6GK1704-1LW00-3AL0

SNMP OPC SERVER BASIC

6GK1706-1NW00-3AL0

SNMP OPC SERVER EXTENDED

6GK1706-1NX00-3AL0

HARDNET-PB S7

6GK1713-5CB00-3AL0

HARDNET-PB DP

6GK1713-5DB00-3AL0

HARDNET-IE S7 REDCONNECT

6GK1716-0HB00-3AL0

HARDNET-IE S7

6GK1716-1CB00-3AL0

SOFTNET-IE RNA

6GK1711-1EW00-3AL0

 

The following separate upgrade packages are also once again available for each SIMATIC NET PC product of V15:

Notes
You can find information about the selection of the required upgrade product here: 22090049

The correlation between the version numbers is explained here: 36456189
  


SOFTWARE upgrade packages

MLFB

SOFTNET-PB S7
UPGRADE AS OF EDITION 2006

6GK1704-5CW00-3AE0

SOFTNET-PB DP
UPGRADE AS OF EDITION 2006

6GK1704-5DW00-3AE0

SOFTNET-PB DP SLAVE
UPGRADE AS OF EDITION 2006

6GK1704-5SW00-3AE0

SOFTNET-IE S7
UPGRADE AS OF EDITION 2006

6GK1704-1CW00-3AE0

SOFTNET-IE S7 LEAN
UPGRADE AS OF EDITION 2006

6GK1704-1LW00-3AE0

SOFTNET-IE S7 REDCONNECT VM
UPGRADE AS OF V8.2

6GK1704-0HB00-3AE0

SNMP OPC SERVER BASIC
UPGRADE AS OF EDITION 2006

6GK1706-1NW00-3AE0

SNMP OPC SERVER EXTENDED
UPGRADE AS OF EDITION 2006

6GK1706-1NX00-3AE0

HARDNET-PB S7
UPGRADE AS OF EDITION 2006

6GK1713-5CB00-3AE0

HARDNET-PB DP
UPGRADE AS OF EDITION 2006

6GK1713-5DB00-3AE0

HARDNET-PB CP56x3 DRIVER SOFTWARE
UPGRADE ON CD V7.1 and DVD V8.2

6GK1561-3AA01-3AE0

HARDNET-IE S7 REDCONNECT
UPGRADE AS OF EDITION 2006

6GK1716-0HB00-3AE0

HARDNET-IE S7
UPGRADE AS OF EDITION 2006

6GK1716-1CB00-3AE0

SOFTNET-IE RNA UPGRADE

6GK1711-1EW00-3AE0

SOFTNET-IE S7 Extended Upgrade

6GK1704-1BW00-3AE0

 

 Please bear in mind that you may initially experience longer than usual delivery times, especially for the new SUS and Upgrade products.

 

3. Intended use

The standard user interface is the OPC interface to the OPC server. The OPC server itself is included in the scope of delivery of the respective software products. This means that users receive access via OPC as standard programming interface. The following OPC servers/OPC interfaces are included in the respective products:

 

3.1   PROFIBUS

Product

Includes OPC server/OPC interface for .....

HARDNET-PB DP

PROFIBUS DP
S5-compatible communication (FDL)

HARDNET-PB S7

S7 Communication

HARDNET-PB CP56x3 driver software

S5-compatible communication (FDL)
PROFIBUS DP (master), including DP Base
Access to DP slave of the CP 5614

SOFTNET-PB S7

S7 Communication

SOFTNET-PB DP

PROFIBUS DP
S5-compatible communication (FDL)

SOFTNET-PB DP slave

PROFIBUS DP (slave)

 

3.2   INDUSTRIAL ETHERNET / PROFINET / SNMP

Product

Includes OPC server/OPC interface for .....

HARDNET-IE S7
HARDNET-IE S7 REDCONNECT

S7 Communication
S5-compatible communication (SR)

SOFTNET-IE S7 Extended
SOFTNET-IE S7 / S7 Lean
SOFTNET-IE S7 REDCONNECT

S7 Communication
S5-compatible communication (SR)

SNMP OPC server

SNMP access via OPC


4. Additional information 

The SIMATIC NET Manual Collection (12/2017) is included in the delivery of the SIMATIC NET DVD V15. In addition, it is included in the delivery of some additional SIMATIC NET products and therefore replaces the documentation / printed documentation of these products.

 

Contact for technical issues: Customer Support, Contact form

Security information
In order to protect technical infrastructures, systems, machines and networks against cyber threats, it is necessary to implement – and continuously maintain – a holistic, state-of-the-art IT security concept. Siemens’ products and solutions constitute one element of such a concept. For more information about cyber security, please visit
https://www.siemens.com/cybersecurity#Ouraspiration.
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