Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 19223374, Entry date: 08/03/2005

Do you have to follow a specific order when configuring the processor modules?

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Configuration Notes:  
You are not bound to a certain order during the configuration of processor boards. During the automatic assignment of the symbolic name of the processor board during the configuration in the SIMATIC Manager / HW Config, a processor board CPU 551 placed on slot 3 at first, obtains the name  D03_P1, followed by name D01_P1 when being placed on slot 1.

To assign the program to the processor board, only the complete symbolic name is relevant. The Suffix "..._Px" does not have a any system meaning. The assignment of programs to the resepective processor is done without errors. If you want to modify the order to P1...P2, then you can modify D03_P1 to D03_P2.

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