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Service Pack 2 for WinCC V11 Released for Delivery

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Service Pack 2 for WinCC V11 Released for Delivery

Service Pack 2 for WinCC V11 is herewith released for delivery. It will also be delivered within the scope the relevant Software Update Service agreements.
The same applies to the Service Packs for STEP 7 V11 (entry ID 56771572)

Enhancements of Service Pack 2

Service Pack 2 for WinCC V11 provides the following additional functions:

  • Migration of WinCC V7.0 SP2 projects
  • Communication between WinCC Runtime Professional and S7-1200  (for S7-1200 firmware 2.2 necessary)
  • Support of the Mobile Panel 277 IWLAN V2
  • Support of Windows 64-bit operating systems (see System Requirements for details)

The WinCC V11 Service Pack 2 already includes all the changes of WinCC V11 SP1 incl. updates.

How to obtain the Service Pack

Customers with a Software Update Service agreement will receive the Service Pack automatically. 

Upgrading to the Service Pack is also possible via the respective Trial versions.

The Service Packs 2 for WinCC V11 are also available for download to upgrade existing installations (entry ID 56897511). Installation is only possible if the predecessor version (WinCC V11 / V11 SP1) is installed already.

The download is not suitable for new installations (e.g. to Windows 7 64-bit). You require the WinCC Comfort/Advanced V11 SP2 Trial DVD (order no. 6AV2102-0AA01-0AA7) or WinCC Professional V11 SP2 Trial DVD (order no. 6AV2103-0AA01-0AA7) , or, in the case of WinCC Basic the WinCC Basic V11 Single -> Floating License update (order no. 6AV2100-0AA01-0AE5) instead. For Runtime Systems you require WinCC Runtime Advanced update (order no. 6AV2104-0XX01-0DU8) or WinCC Runtime Professional update (order no. 6AV2105-0XX01-0DU8).

The Service Pack must be installed on the Engineering System and the Runtime Systems. The operating system of the HMI units must also be updated with an operating system update (Image Update).

System requirements

All engineering editions of WinCC V11 SP2 have been released for use under the following 32-bit operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows XP Home SP3 (only WinCC Basic)
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium  (with or w/o SP1) (only WinCC Basic)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (with or w/o SP1)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise (with or w/o SP1)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate  (with or w/o SP1)
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server R2 Standard Edition SP2 (WinCC Comfort/Advanced/Professional)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition SP2 (WinCC Comfort/Advanced/Professional)

All engineering editions of WinCC V11 SP2 have been released for use under the following 64-bit operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium  (with or w/o SP1) (only WinCC Basic)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (with or w/o SP1)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise (with or w/o SP1)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition (with or w/o SP1) (WinCC Comfort/Advanced/Professional)

 

Processor

RAM

Graphics (minimum)

Minimum PC/PG Hardware Core Duo, 2 GHz
or comparable
2 GB 1280x1024
Recommended PC/PG Hardware with 32 Bit Operating System Core i5, 2,4 GHz
or comparable
3 GB 1280x1024
Recommended PC/PG Hardware with 64 Bit Operating System Core i5, 2,4 GHz
or comparable
8 GB 1280x1024

WinCC Runtime Advanced V11 SP2 has been released for use under the following operating systems (32-bit):

  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3
  • Windows Embedded Standard 2009 (for IPC / HMI IPC 2x7D, 4x7C)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 StdE SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 StdE SP2
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (with or w/o SP1) 
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise (with or w/o SP1) 
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (with or w/o SP1) 
  • Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7 (with or w/o SP1) (for IPC / HMI IPC 2x7D, 4x7C)

WinCC Runtime Advanced V11 SP2 has been released for use under the following operating systems (64-bit): 

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (with or w/o SP1)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise (with or w/o SP1)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition (with or w/o SP1)
 

Microprocessor (min.)

RAM (min.)

Recommended PC/PG hardware Pentium III or processor with 500 MHz or comparable 512 MB

 
WinCC Runtime Professional V11 SP2 has been released for use under the following operating systems (32-bit) (WinCC Runtime Professional single-station, Server, Client):

  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3
  • Windows Embedded Standard 2009 (for IPC / HMI IPC 4x7C)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 StdE SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 StdE SP2
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (with or w/o SP1) 
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise (with or w/o SP1) 
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (with or w/o SP1) 
  • Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7 (for IPC / HMI IPC 4x7C)

WinCC Runtime Professional V11 SP2 has been released for use under the following operating systems (64-bit): 

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (with or w/o SP1)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise (with or w/o SP1)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition (with or w/o SP1)
 

Microprocessor (min.)

RAM (min.)

Recommended PC/PG hardware single-station system Windows XP: 2.5 GHz P4 or comparable 2 GB
Windows 7 (32 bit): 3.5 GHz P4 or comparable, Dual Core 2 GB
Windows Server 2003: 3 GHz P4 or comparable 2 GB
Windows Server 2008: 3 GHz P4 or comparable, Dual / Multi Core 2 GB


Compatibility with other products

  Side-by-side installation with SIMATIC products

  • WinCC Basic V11 SP2 can be installed on one computer in parallel with STEP 7 V5.4 or V5.5, STEP 7 10.5, WinCC flexible (2008 and higher) and WinCC (7.0 SP2 and higher).
  • WinCC Comfort/Advanced/Professional V11 SP2 can be installed on one computer in parallel with STEP 7 V5.4 or V5.5, STEP 7 10.5, WinCC flexible (2008 and higher). Parallel installation with WinCC V6/V7 is not permitted.
  • Furthermore it is also permitted to install WinCC V11 SP2 and STEP 7 V11 SP1.
  • Note: Using an Upgrade of WinCC flexible 2008 to WinCC V11 a Combo License is created, which can be used by both products.
    After changing to WinCC Professional using a Powerpack the Combo License can be used under WinCC flexible 2008 SP2 update 13, and higher.

  Virenscanner

  • Trend Micro Officescan 10.5
  • McAffee Virusscan Enterprise 8.7i
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager 11.0

 

Software Update Service (SUS)

Customers with a valid Software Update Service agreement for WinCC (TIA Portal), will receive the Service Pack 2 automatically.

Updating the Field PG M3 software

With all current orders for the Field PG M3 (except Trial) the upgrade to WinCC Advanced V11 SP2 will be included with the shipment. The adjusted Field PG M3 installation will be ready in January 2012. A separate release bulletin for the new Field PG M3 software will follow.

Ordering data

The products and their order no.'s are listed in the referenced file below.

The order no.'s of the software will remain unchanged with the Service Pack 2.

WinCC_V11_SP2_Ordernumbers.xls ( 63 KB )

Change of the License Key with WinCC Basic

Beginning with Service Pack 2 of WinCC V11, WinCC Basic will be delivered with a Floating License key.

Customers who wish to upgrade an existing WinCC Basic V11 32-Bit installation to SP2, require only the SP2 (e.g. Trial version). The existing License Key can continue to be used.

For a new installation (e.g. on Windows 7 64-bit operating systems), WinCC Basic V11 customers require the WinCC Basic Single -> Floating License update (order no. 6AV2100-0AA01-0AE5).

License Key Download

Beginning with Service Pack 2, the following products are also available to selected regions via the License Key Download of the IA&DT Mall (see Ordering data):

  • SIMATIC WinCC Basic V11 License key download
  • SIMATIC WinCC Comfort V11 License key download
  • SIMATIC WinCC Advanced V11 License key download
  • SIMATIC WinCC Professional 512 PowerTags V11 License key download
  • SIMATIC WinCC Professional 4096 PowerTags V11 License key download
  • SIMATIC WinCC Professional max. PowerTags V11 License key download
     

Readme files

The Readme files referenced below contain additional information on WinCC V11 SP2. They are available in portable document format (.pdf):

readme_WinCC_Basic_V11_SP2.pdf ( 280 KB )

 readme_WinCC_Advanced_V11_SP2.pdf ( 331 KB )

readme_WinCC_Professional_V11_SP2.pdf ( 356 KB )

readme_WinCC_Runtime_Advanced_V11_SP2.pdf ( 122 KB )

readme_WinCC_Runtime_Professional_V11_SP2.pdf ( 138 KB )

 

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