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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 109756568, Entry date: 06/15/2018

Easy backup and restore of SIMATIC IPCs

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The "SIMATIC IPC Image & Partition Creator" software is ideally suited to backing up and restoring industry PCs and other computer or server systems. You can use it to guarantee optimum plant protection and reduce downtimes.

This application example explains the various functions and backup versions that the "SIMATIC IPC Image & Partition Creator" offer for backing up and restoring industry PCs are explained to you.

The backup and restoring processes for each backup version are explained in Detail.

The following backup methods are available:

  • A quick backup and restore with just a few clicks while the system is running.

  • Simple backup and restore using a pre-configured stick.

  • Recovery via Plug & Play using a stick that is saved with model and serial number.

  109756568_Image_and_Partition_Creator_en.pdf (2,0 MB)

Course offer for SIMATIC products
You can find courses on various SIMATIC and other Siemens products on the SITRAIN homepage.
SITRAIN homepage

Further information
Further information on the SIMATIC IPC Image & Partition Creator is available at the following link.
SIMATIC IPC Image & Partition Creator homepage

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Additional keywords

Restore, recovery, 1click, backup

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