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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 27833758, Entry date: 10/11/2013

Integration of SIMATIC PCS 7 Asset Management into existing projects

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The purpose of this application is to set up the integrated Asset Management into an existing PCS 7 project. The document describes the conditions and the actions required to prepare PCS 7 projects mainly of the versions V5.x and V6.0 for the integration of Asset Management

The following description is based on a server client architecture, in which the Maintenance Server (MS-Server) is configured on a separate PC and the Maintenance Client (MS-Client) is configured on a Engineering Station.

Both, MS-Server and MS-Client are connected to the terminal bus and plant bus.

The document focuses on the following points for the integration of Asset Management:

  • Preparatory activities
  • Engineering and configuring Asset Management


Creation environment

The screenshots have been taken with PCS 7 V7.0 SP1.


Please note the following manuals for the using of SIMATIC PCS 7 Asset Management as of PCS 7 V8.0.

 PCS 7 V8.2 SIMATIC Process Control System PCS 7 Maintenance Station 
 PCS 7 V8.1 SIMATIC Process Control System PCS 7 Maintenance Station 
 PCS 7 V8.0 SIMATIC Process Control System PCS 7 Maintenance Station 


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