×
Siemens Industry Online Support
Siemens AG
Entry type: FAQ, Entry ID: 11768430, Entry date: 08/20/2010
(0)
Rate

On the WinCC client, how can you determine which server it is connected to?

  • Entry
  • Associated product(s)

Guidance
In order to determine which server your client is connected to, you can query the internal tag "@RM_SERVER_NAME". In the Tag Management this tag is created in the tag group "Redundancy" as soon as you select "Activate Redundancy" in the WinCC project.


Fig. 1: Settings for redundancy

For example, use an I/O field and link this with the "@RM_SERVER_NAME" tag. In WinCC Runtime the name of the active server is then displayed in this I/O field.

Keywords
Switching, Redundancy

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