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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 77430539, Entry date: 03/12/2019

Migration of a WinCC flexible project integrated in STEP 7 V5.x to WinCC (TIA Portal) and upgrading of the operator panel version after a change of the WinCC (TIA Portal) version to a newer version.

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Instructions for migration of an operator panel to WinCC (TIA Portal) and changing the operator panel version after switching to a newer WinCC (TIA Portal) version.
Description of the tasks
The migration guide consists of two parts.

Part 1:  Migration
You are currently using SIMATIC STEP 7 V5.x and WinCC flexible 2008 to create automation programs.
You wish to migrate to the TIA Portal in order to, for example, use the new functionalities of the Comfort Panel.

Part 2: Upgrading
You have an existing configuration with e.g. WinCC (TIA Portal) V13 in connection with an MP277 Touch operator panel and want to continue to process this configuration with WinCC (TIA Portal) V15.1.

The migration guide describes the basic prerequisites that must be fulfilled if you want to migrate or upgrade an operator panel version without any problems.

The following list shows an an excerpt of the individual chapters from the documentation enclosed
1. Basics 
2. Installation Prerequisites
3. Migration of a STEP 7 V5.5 and HMI project → WinCC (TIA Portal)
4. Migration of a WinCC flexible project → WinCC (TIA Portal)
5. Upgrading WinCC (TIA Portal) Vx → WinCC (TIA Portal) Vy 
6. Licensing
7. Post-processing
8. Migration Messages

  Documentation (1,5 MB)

Further information on HMI migration
In entry ID 76878921 you will find a collection of links to all migration-relevant information.

Note - Migration support through the Technical Support
As part of the SIMATIC Migration SERVICES, Technical Support offers migration support.
For this purpose create a Support Request and request the migration support for your configuration.

Additional Keywords
Migration guide, change, switch, exchange, change, version, getting started, replacement device, compatibility

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