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Entry type: Product note Entry ID: 34780187, Entry date: 03/11/2009
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Delivery Release: Service Pack 1 for SIMATIC WinCC flexible 2008

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Effective immediately, the Service Pack 1 for SIMATIC WinCC flexible 2008 is released for delivery (incl. Micro, ASIA, CHINA). The Service Pack 1 can be downloaded free of charge from the Internet (see entry ID: 34778772). Within the Software Update Service, the delivery takes place automaticall...

Effective immediately, the Service Pack 1 for SIMATIC WinCC flexible 2008 is released for delivery (incl. Micro, ASIA, CHINA).

The Service Pack 1 can be downloaded free of charge from the Internet (see entry ID: 34778772). Within the Software Update Service, the delivery takes place automatically. Additionally, the Service Pack 1 can be ordered from your Siemens representative for a nominal charge.    

With the Service Pack 1 for WinCC flexible 2008, some functional expansions in the engineering as well as the runtime were incorporated. Besides options for exporting and importing text lists on the basis of CSV, the indirect transfer "Pack&Go" to Panels, expansions in the option audit, also some improvements in the Usability of WinCC flexible where made. Furthermore, the Service Pack 1 for Windows Vista will be supported beginning with WinCC flexible 2008 SP1.   

The Service Pack 1 must be installed on the Engineering System as well as on the Runtime Systems. The Operating System of the HMI devices also has to be upgraded by an operating system update (image update).


Contents:

1. Object of the Delivery Release

2. New Functionality

3. Product Information

    3.1. Compatibility with other SIMATIC Products

    3.2. Special Notes

    3.3. New / revised Products

4. Ordering Data

5. Further Information

 

1. Object of the Delivery Release

With the delivery release of Service Pack 1, the Service Pack will be added to all WinCC flexible 2008 packages as a separate data medium. Additional the Service Pack 1 can be downloaded free of charge from the Internet (entry ID: 34778772).

You will find information about the Service Pack 1 below.
Information about WinCC flexible 2008 are written under the following link (entry ID: 29735640)

 

2. New Functionality 

  Export / Import
  • CSV export / import of text lists
  Logs / AuditTrail
  • configurable Logging language
  • Logging of Asian texts
  • Logs with checksums
  • Logging alarm texts in Audit Trail
  • printing the AuditTrail from Panel device
  Recipes
  • export and import recipe data with a checksum
  Tags
  • Language-dependent display names
  System messages
  • configurable "Incoming" event
  Screens
  • "Go to definition" shortcut menu
  improved usability
  • Larger tag selection field
  • Object list saves size
  • Quick info can be switched off
  Transfer
  • Indirect transfer with "Pack & Go"
  Sm@rtService/Sm@rtAccess
  • Hidden input of the password via Sm@rtClient
  • Sending secure e-mails
  Support of new Devices
  • Panels
    • Basic Panels: KTP400 Basic, KTP600 Basic
    • Mobile Panel 277 IWLAN, Mobile Panel 277 F IWLAN
  • Printing via Print Server
  Support of new Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 Business (32-Bit), Ultimate (32-Bit)
The new functionality of WinCC flexible 2008 and WinCC flexible 2008 SP1 is summarized in the following document:

3. Product Information

3.1. Compatibility with other SIMATIC Products

  • STEP 7 V5.4 SP3 (see entry ID: 27250709)
  • STEP 7 V5.4 SP4 (see entry ID: 29753195)
  • SIMATIC NET CD 2007 (V7.0) (see entry ID: 27011548)
  • SIMATIC Logon V1.4 SP1 (see entry ID: 26636275)
  • SIMOTION SCOUT V4.1 SP1 (see entry ID: 26366113)
  • Open Platform Program (see entry ID: 15247601)

new with the Service Pack 1 for WinCC flexible 2008:

  • SIMATIC NET CD 2008 (V7.1) (see entry ID: 31675909
  • SIMOTION SCOUT V4.1 SP2 (see entry ID: 32113692)
  • SIMATIC WinAC MP 2008 (V4.1.1)  (see entry ID: 31929448)

3.2. Special Notes

  • PROFINET IO direct keys
    You must always use the new GSDML file in HW Config of the STEP 7 project if you are using the current image for the HMI devices. You can change the version of the GSDML file accordingly by editing the properties of the HMI device in HW Config.
     
  • PROFINET IO direct keys of the Mobile Panel 277 und 277 (F) IWLAN
    When using the WinCC flexible 2008 SP1 operating system images for Mobile Panel 277 and Mobile Panel 277 IWLAN, you will have to use a new GSDML file in the STEP 7 project in HW Config. You will have to delete the configured Mobile Panels from HW Config and reinsert them from the new HW catalog.
     
  • PROFIBUS Direct Keys on MP 377
    PROFINET IO is enabled as standard with WinCC flexible 2008 SP1 in MP 377. If you use PROFIBUS direct keys, disable PROFINET IO in the Control Panel.
     
  • Service Pack 2 for Automation License Manager (ALM) V4.0
    You can download an updated version of the ALM V4.0 under the following link: entry-ID: 114358
     
  • SIMATIC Thin Client
    Due to the changes at the Sm@rtAccess/Sm@rtService (see new functionalities), currently, the soft keyboard is not automatically opened for inputs at the Thin Client. The keyboard must be started manually over the menu. With the version 1.3 of the Thin Clients (planned for April 2009) the keyboard is opened again automatically, too.

3.3. New / revised Products 

Configuration Sets, Introductory Packages, and Starter Packages

With the release of WinCC flexible 2008 Service Pack 1, the configuration sets, introductory packages, and starter packages will be changed over to the version WinCC flexible 2008 Service Pack 1. The order numbers remain unchanged.

Licensing 

The license keys from WinCC flexible 2008 can be unchanged used for WinCC flexible 2008 SP1.

 

4. Ordering Data

The order numbers for WinCC flexible 2008 SP1 remain unchanged compared to WinCC flexible 2008.

 Ordering Data WinCC flexible 2008 SP1 ( 50 KB )

 

5. Further Information

SIMATIC HMI Operator Control & Monitoring Systems: http://www.siemens.com/simatic-hmi

SIMATIC WinCC flexible: www.siemens.com/wincc-flexible

Configuration Efficiency with SIMATIC WinCC flexible - Interactive Presentation:

 

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