Entry type: FAQ, Entry ID: 23991461, Entry date: 10/06/2006

How do you configure a PROFINET connection to an S7 controller in WinCC flexible?

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The PROFINET IO is based on the Industrial Ethernet. If, for instance, you wish to use PROFINET communication for Mobile Panel 277, you will need to configure "Ethernet communication" in the configuration interface via "Communication > Connections".


  • There is information available on how to configure an Ethernet connection in Entry ID: 24109937
  • "PROFINET IO direct-control keys" can be configured via PROFINET IO. You can find detailed information about this topic in the Online Help in the 2005 version or higher of WinCC flexible.

Direct-control keys, Connection