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Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 13283804, Entry date: 11/04/2002
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Linking ProTool/Pro Runtime V6.0 with PLCSIM V5.0 SP1

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QUESTION:
Which settings have to be made to be able to link the ProTool/Pro Runtime V6.0 with the PLCSIM V5.0 SP1 when there is no MPI card installed in the PG/PC being used?

ANSWER:  
If there is no MPI card installed in the configuration computer, then at least the PC adapter must be installed as interface for STEP 7 V5.1 SP4. 

Please proceed as follows:

  1. Select Start >SIMATIC > STEP 7 > Set PG/PC interface.
  2. Click the "Select" button in "Interfaces Add/Remove".
  3. Select "PC-Adapter" in the left window.
  4. Click the "Install" button.

Fig. 1: Installing the interface

  1. Close the dialog.
  2. For "Access Point of the Application" set "S7ONLINE > PC Adapter".

Fig. 2: Setting up the access point

Communication between ProTool/Pro Runtime V6.0 and PLCSIM V5.0 SP1 is enabled in this way.

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