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Entry type: Product note Entry ID: 109757821, Entry date: 05/30/2018

Delivery release SIMATIC Automation Tool V3.1 SP1

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Service Pack 1 enhances SIMATIC Automation Tool V3.1 Feature set regarding CPU 1518-4 PN/DP ODK and MFP, SCALANCE Switches and SIMATIC PN/CAN Link support.

Version 3.1 SP1 of the SIMATIC Automation Tool includes the following new features:

  • Ability to view the device catalog in Microsoft Excel format, launched from the Help menu
    ● Support for additional device families as defined in the device catalog, including the
    • SCALANCE Industrial Ethernet Switches
    • CPU 1518-4 PN/DP MFP (Multi-Funktional Platform) and CPU 1518-4 PN/DP  ODK (Open Development Kit)
  • Support for new firmware versions of devices, e.g.  S7-1500 CPU Firmware V2.5
  • Ability to perform an HMI image update independently of a program update 
  • Ability to collect service data that users can send to Siemens in the event of an unexpected
  • Automated install capability - Silent Mode Installation


SIMATIC Automation Tool V3.1 SP1 works with the following 64-bit operating systems:

  • Windows 7 Home Premium SP1
  • Windows 7 Professional SP1
  • Windows 7 Enterprise SP1
  • Windows 7 Ultimate SP1
  • Windows 10 Home Version 1703 (OS-Build 15063)
  • Windows 10 Pro Version 1703 (OS-Build 15063)
  • Windows 10 Enterprise Version 1703 (OS-Build 15063)
  • Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB (OS-Build 14393)
  • Windows 10 IoT Enterprise 2015 LTSB (OS-Build 10240)
  • Windows 10 IoT Enterprise 2016 LTSB (OS-Build 14393)

Virtual Machine software support
The SIMATIC Automation Tool works with the following VM (Virtual Machine) software:

  • VMware Workstation 12.5.5
  • VMware Player 12.5.5

Virus and security software support
Siemens has verified that the SIMATIC Automation Tool V3.1 SP1 works with the following
virus and security software:

  • McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.8
  • Trend Micro Office Scan Corporate Edition 12.0
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2017
  • Windows Defender (as part of Windows operating support)
  • Qihoo "360 Total Security Essential" 8.8 (for Chinese market)
  • McAfee Application Control 7.0.1
  • Microsoft Bitlocker (as part of Windows operating support)

License key

V3.0 license keys can be used also for the version 3.1 as well the 3.1 SP1. The order number is unchanged towards to predecessors version V3.0 as well the 3.1 SP1  .

Ordering data

Installation without license key
(no mass operations, no API support)

SIOS download entry: 98161300 

Floating License Download (ioncl. SW) Order number: 6ES7853-1AE03-0YA5



Web page www.siemens.de/sat 
User Guide SIMATIC Automation Tool 

Security information
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