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When using a touch screen, the default Windows button might be too small for safe operation. For this reason it is possible to incorporate an additional larger button with user-created faceplates.
In order to add the GSD files of the PA slave as slots to the DP/PA link you have to transfer the PA slaves and the DP/PA link to a common GSD file. You use the GSD tool for this.
The Compatibility Tool is a function provided by the Industry Online Support with which you can select compatible software products or check the compatibility of existing configurations.
You can connect three SITOP PSU8200 24V/40 A power supplies in series in order to meet possible requirements for 72V DC made by applications
You can read out the IP address of the PROFINET interface of a S7-1500 CPU from the user program. You can use the PROFINET data records for this.
Modbus/TCP communication between S7-1500 CPUs and S7-1200 CPUs is presented. The instructions "MB_CLIENT" and "MB_SERVER" are called and parameterized in the user program of the S7-1500 CPU and the S7-1200 CPU.
Microsoft regularly rectifies security gaps in its products and makes these fixes available to users via product updates.
When you enable UMAC protection in a project with Startdrive V15.1 or V15.1 UPD1 and SINAMICS G drives in a group folder, the project becomes unusable.
A basic requirement for efficient functioning and reliable results is that the software of a process control system is completely up to date.
This entry shows which modules support the "S7 Routing" function in S7 subnets to be able to operate cross-network PG/OP communication through S7 Routing.
This entry describes how to configure the "Port Mirroring" function in the Industrial Ethernet switch SCALANCE X in order to monitor data transfer at a SCALANCE X port.
In order to have the Technical Support answer a service request precisely and quickly, a description as precise as possible of the unclear issue is necessary. Below is a list of the information required by the Technical Support for inquiries about SCALANCE products.
If the Industrial Ethernet switch SCALANCE X you are using is not listed in the hardware catalog, you can add the Industrial Ethernet switch SCALANCE X to the hardware catalog via the GSDML file.
Via a CP 343-1 you can incorporate the SIMATIC S7-300 automation system as an intelligent PROFINET IO device (I-device) in your plant.
If you want easy and direct access to websites of the SINEC NMS operation, you can use the option of calling the URL directly. The Excel file in this entry helps you to generate these specific URLs.
The attached PDF document provides detailed instructions for migrating WinCC projects from V4 to V7. Information is also given about the order numbers and licenses required plus everything you need to know about upgrading a WinCC project.
With OPC there is a manufacturer-independent standard via which systems and devices of different manufacturers can exchange data. In this FAQ response we describe which DCOM settings must be checked for WinCC with OPC DA if the connection between server and client does not work or is blocked.