Entry type: FAQ, Entry ID: 37696303, Entry date: 10/26/2015

What are the causes of PCS 7 control technology and system messages and what measures are to be taken to clear them?

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Here we provide you with recommended methods and instructions to help you clear the causes of many messages and how to avoid them in the future.

The attached Excel file lists control technology and system messages which might occur in the message system of the PCS 7 OS Runtime. These messages are triggered not only by the PCS 7 Basic system, but also by PCS 7 Options like SIMATIC BATCH and SIMATIC Maintenance Station, for example.

The Excel file is in German and English. You simply select the relevant button for the language you require. The "All" button displays both languages at the same time.

 PCS 7 system messages (3,1 MB) 

The list has been drawn up from the PCS 7 versions V7.1 and V8.1, and the associated released options. Most of the messages can also occur in previous versions. The measures specified also apply there.