Firmware V1.1.0 for SIMATIC RF185C, RF186C/CI, RF188C/CI.
Effective immediately, firmware V1.1.0 for the communication modules SIMATIC RF185C, RF186C/CI, RF188C/CI is available for download.
The most important changes from version V1.0 to V1.1
- Secure Events
The firmware enables the logging and forwarding of secure events according to IEC 62443 to increase IT security during simultaneous use of the local user administration.
- Support of the CI versions of the communication modules
The new firmware can be used for the communication modules RF185C, RF186C and RF188C as well as for the CI versions RF186CI and RF188CI. The CI versions also support the connection of digital inputs and outputs.
- Extended WBM features (e.g. Help)
With respect to the user application, firmware V1.1.0 is backward compatible, which means a firmware update does not require any changes to the user program.
Exceptions for commissioning:
If the local user administration is enabled, the passwords set at the factory must be changed during initial access.
The firmware can be updated via the web-based user interface (WBM):
1. Open Internet browser (e.g. MS Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Chrome)
2. Enter the IP address of the reader in your browser address bar -> User interface of the reader appears
3. Select the firmware file under "Firmware update" in the "System" menu
4. Update -> The update process may take a few minutes.
Third-party software – License conditions and copyright information
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.
You can download the file here:
Product security notes
Update for SSA-307392: Denial-of-Service in OPC UA in Industrial Products
Update for SSA-480230: Denial-of-service in web server of industrial products
Firmware version V1.1.0 for RF185C, RF186C/CI, RF188C/CI
GSDML file from October 29, 2018, for the PROFINET integration according to the GSDML Specification V2.33