Maintenance Station - Industry Support Siemens

SIMATIC
Process Control System PCS 7
Maintenance Station
Function Manual
MS Basic (PCS 7 V8.0) MS Standard (PCS 7 V8.0) MS
PDM (PCS 7 V7.1 SP3)
04/2012
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Preface
1
Additional documentation
2
Using the maintenance
station
3
Configuring the maintenance
stations
4
Operator control and
monitoring
5
Integration of options
6
Legal information
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Table of contents
1
Preface.........................................................................................................................................................7
2
Additional documentation.............................................................................................................................9
3
Using the maintenance station...................................................................................................................11
4
3.1
Application, version and configuration.........................................................................................11
3.2
Components with diagnostics capability......................................................................................14
3.3
MS single station system.............................................................................................................19
3.4
MS multiple station system..........................................................................................................20
3.5
SIMATIC MS PDM.......................................................................................................................22
Configuring the maintenance stations........................................................................................................25
4.1
MS single station system overview..............................................................................................25
4.2
4.2.1
4.2.2
4.2.3
MS multiple station system overview...........................................................................................26
MS Server overview....................................................................................................................26
Redundant MS server overview..................................................................................................27
MS client or OS/MS client overview............................................................................................27
4.3
SIMATIC MS PDM overview.......................................................................................................27
4.4
General settings in the multiproject/project.................................................................................28
4.5
Configuring the PC station for MS single station system.............................................................29
4.6
4.6.1
4.6.2
4.6.3
4.6.4
Configuring of PC stations for MS multiple station system..........................................................30
How to configure a PC station for an engineering station...........................................................30
How to configure a PC station for an MS server.........................................................................31
How to configure a PC station for the redundant partner............................................................32
How to configure a PC station for an MS or OS/MS Client.........................................................33
4.7
Configuring the PC station for SIMATIC MS PDM......................................................................35
4.8
Configuring an IE/PB Link PN IO.................................................................................................36
4.9
4.9.1
4.9.2
4.9.3
4.9.4
4.9.5
4.9.6
Configuring the monitoring of PC stations and network objects..................................................38
Requirements..............................................................................................................................38
Device profiles and community....................................................................................................40
How to assign components with SNMP functionality to the OPC server.....................................40
How to insert the OPC server into the redundant partner...........................................................43
How to transfer the OPC configuration to the WinCC project......................................................43
Display components with SNMP functionality in the process control..........................................44
4.10
4.10.1
4.10.2
4.10.3
Creation of the diagnostics structure...........................................................................................45
Information on diagnostics structure and plant hierarchy............................................................45
How to make the settings in the plant hierarchy..........................................................................46
Relationship between the diagnostic structure and version........................................................47
4.11
4.11.1
Advanced diagnostics settings....................................................................................................49
Creating Maintenance links.........................................................................................................49
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4.11.2
4.11.3
Creating maintenance targets.....................................................................................................50
Creating maintenance actions.....................................................................................................53
4.12
4.12.1
4.12.2
4.12.3
4.12.4
4.12.5
4.12.6
4.12.7
Configuring the user diagnostics.................................................................................................55
Overview......................................................................................................................................55
How to create the user diagnostic structure................................................................................56
How to create a CFC chart and insert an AssetM block..............................................................57
Assigning parameters for the AssetM block................................................................................58
How to update the user diagnostic structure...............................................................................59
How to Create User Diagnostic Screens.....................................................................................59
How to create the group display hierarchy for the user diagnostics............................................60
4.13
Settings for SIMATIC PDM..........................................................................................................61
4.14
4.14.1
4.14.2
4.14.3
4.14.4
Complete export - exporting data from all components...............................................................62
Overview of complete export.......................................................................................................62
Standard target directory for the complete export file..................................................................62
User-specific target directory for the complete export file...........................................................63
How to configure the target directory for the complete export file...............................................63
4.15
4.15.1
4.15.2
Individual export - exporting individual component data..............................................................64
Overview of individual export.......................................................................................................64
Default target directory and name of the single export file..........................................................65
4.16
Creating/updating the diagnostic screens...................................................................................65
4.17
Compilation and downloading of the Maintenance Station.........................................................67
4.18
Server data and downloading of a client.....................................................................................68
4.19
Changes in the project.................................................................................................................69
4.20
Deleting the diagnostics area......................................................................................................71
Operator control and monitoring.................................................................................................................73
5.1
Starting the process control.........................................................................................................73
5.2
5.2.1
5.2.2
5.2.3
Layout of the user interface.........................................................................................................74
Overview area.............................................................................................................................75
Button area..................................................................................................................................76
Working area...............................................................................................................................77
5.3
Overview screen..........................................................................................................................77
5.4
5.4.1
5.4.2
5.4.3
5.4.4
5.4.5
5.4.6
Functions in the overview screen................................................................................................79
Overview......................................................................................................................................79
Calling web pages via maintenance links....................................................................................79
Complete export..........................................................................................................................80
Filtering the data of the complete export.....................................................................................81
How to filter and export the data of the complete export.............................................................82
Message correction for components with SNMP functionality.....................................................83
5.5
Area overview screens................................................................................................................84
5.6
Representation of the components..............................................................................................84
5.7
Block icon....................................................................................................................................85
5.8
Maintenance status and maintenance group display..................................................................87
5.9
Maintenance status of redundant components............................................................................89
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Faceplate.....................................................................................................................................93
5.10.1 Faceplate display.........................................................................................................................93
5.10.2 Screen window title and header..................................................................................................94
5.10.2.1 Displays and operator controls....................................................................................................94
5.10.2.2 How to lock and unlock messages..............................................................................................98
5.10.2.3 How to depassivate modules or channels...................................................................................99
5.10.2.4 How to open the online view of HW Config...............................................................................100
5.10.2.5 How to open the configuration interface of SIMATIC PDM.......................................................101
5.10.2.6 How to call up the Web Interface...............................................................................................102
5.10.2.7 How to call the Diagnostics Monitor diagnostic tool..................................................................103
5.10.3 Views.........................................................................................................................................104
5.10.3.1 "Ident" view................................................................................................................................104
5.10.3.2 "Messages" view.......................................................................................................................105
5.10.3.3 "Maintenance" view...................................................................................................................106
5.10.3.4 "Note" view................................................................................................................................108
5.10.3.5 "Diagnostics" view PC objects area...........................................................................................110
5.10.3.6 "Diagnostics" view AS objects area...........................................................................................111
5.10.3.7 "Diagnostics" view user objects area.........................................................................................113
5.10.3.8 "Diagnostics" view field devices area........................................................................................114
5.10.3.9 "Performance" view AS objects area.........................................................................................116
5.10.3.10 "OBx..." view AS objects area..............................................................................................118
5.10.3.11 "Parameter" view AS objects area.......................................................................................119
5.10.3.12 "Connection display of the client component" view..............................................................121
5.10.3.13 "Monitoring" view user objects area.....................................................................................123
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Sources of the identification data..............................................................................................125
5.12
Adapting the identification data with network components........................................................129
5.13
Relationship between maintenance job and maintenance status.............................................129
5.14
Overview of release for maintenance........................................................................................130
5.15
How to activate/deactivate the release for maintenance...........................................................131
5.16
Execution of a maintenance job................................................................................................132
Integration of options................................................................................................................................135
6.1
6.1.1
6.1.2
6.1.3
6.1.4
6.1.5
6.1.6
6.1.7
6.1.8
6.1.9
Integration by the Alarm Control Center....................................................................................135
Application of the "Alarm Control Center"..................................................................................135
Configuration overview..............................................................................................................136
How to configure the trigger tag for the global script.................................................................136
How to create a global script for data transfer to the ACC........................................................137
How to configure the license number of the ACC for the export function..................................139
Integrating data into the ACC....................................................................................................139
Configuration in ACC.................................................................................................................140
Example of script for data export to the ACC............................................................................140
Exporting data for the Alarm Control Center.............................................................................143
Index.........................................................................................................................................................145
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1
Preface
Purpose of this documentation
This documentation informs you about the software components, areas of application,
configuration options and commissioning of Maintenance Station for SIMATIC PCS 7.
It answers the following key questions:
● What is the Maintenance Station?
● What software components belong to the Maintenance Station?
● What hardware and software requirements apply and which licenses are required for
installation?
● What are the intended areas of application for the Maintenance Station?
● How is diagnostics performed with the Maintenance Station?
Options for accessing PCS 7 documentation
Note
PCS 7 Readme
The information given in the PCS 7 Readme on the Internet takes precedence over all the
PCS 7 manuals. Please read this PCS 7 Readme carefully; it contains important information
and amendments on PCS 7.
● The PCS 7 Readme on the Process Control System; SIMATIC PCS 7 DVD contains
important information regarding PCS 7 and takes precedence over the PCS 7
documentation supplied.
● After installation of PCS 7, you can find documents such as Process Control System PCS
7; PCS 7 Readme and What's New in PCS 7? via the submenu SIMATIC > Product
Information > <Language>.
As of PCS 7 V8.0, you receive basic PCS 7 system documentation with the Process Control
System; SIMATIC PCS 7 DVD.
The PCS 7 Internet site http://www.siemens.de/pcs7-dokumentation (http://
www.siemens.com/pcs7-documentation) provides convenient access to the complete PCS 7
documentation. You can find the following for the latest PCS 7 versions:
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● In the section "Hardware manuals for SIMATIC PCS 7 ..."
– The manuals for components approved for a PCS 7 version
● In the section "Software manuals for SIMATIC PCS 7 ..."
– The complete system documentation
– The separate setup program for PCS 7 documentation and the PCS 7 help system for
download. After the installation of the setup program, you will find the documentation at
the following locations on the Engineering Station:
- As online help (CHM file) for the SIMATIC Manager application
- As a PDF file in the Windows Start menu with the SIMATIC documentation
– The complete documentation for PCS 7 as a Manual Collection
Validity of the documentation
This documentation is valid for the software package Process Control System; SIMATIC
PCS 7, V8.0 or higher.
Required basic knowledge
This documentation is aimed at anyone who is involved in configuring, commissioning and
operating automated systems based on SIMATIC PCS 7.
A certain amount of basic knowledge is assumed and readers are expected to know how to
use a PC/PG and the Windows operating system in general. You should be familiar with the
SIMATIC PCS 7 functions and configurations.
This manual assumes that users are familiar with the following knowledge from the specified
manuals:
● Process Control System PCS 7; Engineering System
● Process Control System PCS 7; Operator Station
● Process Control System PCS 7; OS Process Control
Conventions
In this documentation, the names of elements in the software interface are specified in the
language of this documentation. If you have installed a multi-language package for the
operating system, some of the designations will be displayed in the base language of the
operating system after a language switch and will, therefore, differ from the designations used
in the documentation.
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Additional documentation
Additional documentation
The following table lists documentation in which you will find additional information. All content
of the electronic manuals (PDF) can also be found in the online help (CHM).
Documentation
Purpose
Online help:
Help on PCS 7,
Configuration - Engineering System
The documentation supports you during configuration
with the SIMATIC PCS 7 Process Control System on
an engineering station.
Manual:
Process Control System PCS 7;
Engineering System
Online help:
Help on PCS 7, Configuration - Operator
Station
The documentation supports you during configuration
with the SIMATIC PCS 7 Process Control System on
an operator station.
Manual:
Process Control System PCS 7
Operator Station
Manual:
SIMATIC Logon,
SIMATIC Electronic Signature
This documentation supports you when setting up
central access authorization administration with
SIMATIC Logon.
Online help and manual:
Process Control System PCS 7
PCS 7 Basic Library
The documentation describes the functions, block I/Os,
and input/output fields of driver and diagnostic blocks.
Online help and manual:
Process Control System PCS 7
PCS 7 Advanced Process Library
The documentation describes the functions, block I/Os
and input/output fields of the respective faceplates.
Online help:
WinCC Information System
The documentation supports you in configuring the
operator stations and in operating the operator stations
in the process control.
Manual
PCS 7 Process Control System PCS 7
SIMATIC PDM
This documentation offers support during installation
commissioning of the software, configuration of
networks and field devices, commissioning and using
runtime functions.
Manual:
SIMATIC NET
S7 CPs for Industrial Ethernet (part BL1)
This documentation describes the configuration,
installation and commissioning of an IE/PB Link PN IO.
Document
Process Control System
PCS 7; Licenses and configuration limits
The document offers information on the latest grading
of licenses for the different components of the process
control system and the plant size you can achieve with
them.
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Additional documentation
Documentation
Purpose
Manual
The "Maintenance station" section of the documents
provides information on migrating a maintenance
station.
Process Control System PCS 7
Software update with utilization of new
functions
Manual
Process Control System PCS 7
Software update without utilization of new
functions
Access options
You have the following options for accessing the documentation:
● On a PCS 7 computer
– Online help via the help menu of the relevant applications
– A manual via the Windows Start menu, submenu SIMATIC > Documentation
– Online help of the WinCC Information System via the submenu SIMATIC > WinCC
● On the Internet
– Online help, manuals and documents for PCS 7 Process Control System via the
following link:
http://www.siemens.de/pcs7-dokumentation (http://www.siemens.com/pcs7documentation)
– Further online help and manuals can be found at the following link:
http://www.siemens.com/automation/service (http://www.siemens.com/automation/
service)
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3.1
3
Application, version and configuration
Application
Maintenance Station focuses on "Plant Asset Management" and enables preventive and
predictive diagnostics and maintenance of the plant.
In parallel with process control, the maintenance station makes available consistent
maintenance information and functions for the system components (assets).
While the plant operator receives all process-relevant information and can intervene selectively
in the process via the operator system (OS), the maintenance engineer inspects the
automation system hardware and processes the associated diagnostic messages and
maintenance demands via the maintenance station.
The basis for a maintenance station is always an OS that provides this maintenance
functionality.
It is determined in the plant hierarchy of the SIMATIC Manager which OS has the maintenance
functionality and in which version the maintenance station is operated.
You can find basic information on engineering, configuration and process control in the
following documentation:
● Process Control System PCS 7; Engineering System
● Process Control System PCS 7; Operator Station
● Online help for WinCC
Versions
The maintenance station can be used in the following versions:
● Maintenance Station Basic (integrated in the PCS 7 project)
– Is referred to as MS Basic in the document
● Maintenance Station Standard (integrated in the PCS 7 project)
– Is referred to as MS Standard in the document
● SIMATIC Maintenance Station PDM (stand-alone project)
– Is referred to as SIMATIC MS PDM in the document
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3.1 Application, version and configuration
Differences between the versions
The following table shows differences.
Information
displayed
MS Basic
MS Standard
SIMATIC MS PDM
● Overview screen
● Overview screen
● Overview screen
● Area overview screen
● Area overview screen
● Area overview screen
–
AS objects
–
AS objects
–
Field devices
–
Network objects
–
Network objects
–
Network objects (optional)
–
PC stations
–
PC stations
–
PC stations (optional)
–
User objects
● Status information of the
individual components
● Status information of the
individual components
● Status information of the
individual components
● Detailed information on
individual components
● Detailed information on
individual components
● Hierarchical picture structure
● Hierarchical picture structure
● Global functions
● Global functions
● Component-specific functions
● Component-specific functions
Generation of
the diagnostics
structure
Automatic generation from the SIMATIC PCS 7 hardware project
Automatic generation
from the SIMATIC PDM standalone project (network view)
Setup of the
diagnostics
structure
● Area overview screen
● Area overview screen
● Area overview screen
–
AS objects
–
User objects
–
Field devices
–
Network objects
–
AS objects
–
Network objects (optional)
–
PC stations
–
Network objects
–
PC stations (optional)
–
PC stations
● Symbolic representation of
the components with
diagnostic status
● No hierarchical picture
structure
● No calling of faceplates
● Symbolic representation of the
components with diagnostic
status
● Hierarchical picture structure
for AS components with lowerlevel field components
● Symbolic representation of the
components with diagnostic
status
● Hierarchical picture structure
for field bus components with
connected field components
● Calling of faceplates
● Hierarchical picture structure
for user components
● Calling of faceplates
Message
assignment
Area by area
Component by component
Diagnostics
update
● Cyclically by the system
● Cyclically by the system
● Manual
● Event-driven
● Event-driven
● Cyclic polling
● Manual
● Cyclic polling
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Detailed
information (1)
MS Basic
MS Standard
SIMATIC MS PDM
Not available
● Electronic rating plate
(identification data)
● Electronic rating plate
(identification data)
● Component-related messages
● Component-related messages
● Detailed information in
accordance with SNMP profile
● Detailed information in
accordance with SNMP profile
(optional)
● Component status in
accordance with EDD
information (3)
● Detailed information in
accordance with EDD
information
● User notes
● Redundancy status
● CPU utilization/
cycle utilization
● Calling device-specific
condition monitoring functions
(e.g. Diagnostics Monitor)
● Component status in
accordance with EDD
information
● Detailed information in
accordance with EDD
information
● User notes
● Calling device-specific
condition monitoring functions
e.g. Diagnostics Monitor
(optional)
Components
with diagnostics
capability
You can find additional information on this topic in the section "Components with diagnostics capability
(Page 14)".
Global functions
Not available
● Complete export of electronic rating plate including maintenance
status of all components
● Filter functions in relation to the component state
● Filter functions in relation to contents of the electronic rating plate
● Exporting data of individual components
● Manual change of the maintenance status of a component
● Use of standard functions of the PCS 7 Operator Station, e.g. report
generation in process control
Component
-specific
functions (2)
Not available
Calling HW Config online
Not available
Call
● Component-specific Web portals
● Web portals configured in Engineering
● SIMATIC PDM for EDD-based components
● Diagnostics Monitor for IPC objects
Licenses
Not required
Quantity and function-dependent
(1) Dependent on component used
(2) Dependent on component type used and use of an MS Client in the multiple station system.
(3) Electronic Device Description
In the rest of the documentation, any differences are pointed out.
Configuration
The MS Basic and MS Standard versions of the maintenance station can be configured as MS
single station system or as MS multiple station system.
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3.2 Components with diagnostics capability
You can find more information on this in the sections "MS single station system (Page 19)"
and "MS multiple station system (Page 20)".
The SIMATIC PDM MS is configured as an MS single station system.
You can find additional information on this topic in the section "SIMATIC MS PDM (Page 22)".
Operating and monitoring on a PCS 7 Web client
You can use a PCS 7 Web client to operate and monitor an MS single station system and MS
multiple station system. Any existing limitations are described in the respective sections of the
manual.
Note
This function is not available for the SIMATIC MS PDM.
3.2
Components with diagnostics capability
Which components can be monitored?
The components with diagnostics capability are displayed in the process control in the areas
subordinate to the diagnostics area.
The table shows an example of which components can be monitored and in which areas the
components are displayed.
Diagnostics for ...
Area
● Siemens industrial PC, for example
PC stations
–
Operator stations
–
BATCH stations
–
Route Control stations
–
Central archive server
–
SIMATIC PCS 7 BOX
MS
Basic
MS
Standard
X
SIMATIC
MS PDM
Optional
● Premium Server for SIMATIC PCS 7/PCs
from third party
● Switches, e.g.
–
SCALANCE X
–
OSM
–
ESM
Network objects
● Other components that support SNMP
services
–
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Diagnostics for ...
Area
MS
Basic
MS
Standard
SIMATIC
MS PDM
● CPU and connections
AS objects
X
-
Field devices
-
X
● SIMATIC PCS 7 BOX
● Distributed I/Os, such as ET 200M, ET
200S,
ET 200iSP, ET 200PRO, input and output
modules
● PROFIBUS devices
● PROFINET devices
● Field devices (HART, PROFIBUS PA, ...)
● Failsafe modules
● Interface modules (IM)
● Non-transparent couplers with diagnostic
capability
● Link modules
● Diagnostic repeaters
● EDD objects can be detected by SIMATIC
PDM
● Distributed I/Os, such as ET 200M, ET
200S,
ET 200iSP, ET 200PRO, input and output
modules
● Field devices (HART, PROFIBUS PA, ...)
● Interface modules (IM)
● Non-transparent couplers with diagnostic
capability
● Link modules
● User objects for which a diagnostics can be
generated by an application
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-
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3.2 Components with diagnostics capability
What is monitored in the PC stations area?
Monitored components
Supplementary conditions and displayed information
Siemens Industrial PC (IPC) with
Diagnostics Monitor diagnostics
program configured for the IPC
(ES, server, client, other
computers) and available via
SNMP
● Monitoring for failure
● Fan speed with limit values
● Hard disk utilization with CCPerfmon limit values
● Redundant power supply
● Temperature, CPU, Board, etc.
● Failure of a hard disk using RAID1
● Failure of a connection
● OS disabled - only for OS Server projects
● Terminal adapter failure
● Watchdog
● Revision alarm
Third-party PC via SNMP
● Identification data according to the SNMP profile MIB-II
Premium Server for
SIMATIC PCS 7 via SNMP
● Monitoring for failure
Third-party PC without SNMP
● Identification data via WMI monitoring for failure
What is monitored in the network objects area?
Monitored components
Supplementary conditions and displayed information
SCALANCE X200, X300, X400,
X500, W700;
● Group fault for monitoring the power supply error (red. infeed)
OSM/ESM
● Ring redundancy error
● Port error
The monitoring functions must be enabled in the components.
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Third-party switch
● Monitoring for failure, with support of the SNMP profile MIB-II
Printer
● Monitoring for failure, with support of the SNMP profile MIB-II
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What is monitored in the AS objects area?
Monitored components
Supplementary conditions and displayed information
SIMATIC S7-4xx series CPU
● Diagnostics information on CPU utilization
● Utilization OB3x, OB8x and OB1
● Reduction ratio of the OB3x in cases of overload
● Display of the electronic rating plate with reference to PNO
specification
If data cannot be read from the components, the data (if existing)
from the project are displayed.
● Detailed error messages
● Detailed Maintenance Status
The information is dependent on the firmware version of the CPU.
SIMATIC PCS 7 central modules ● Display of the electronic rating plate with reference to PNO
and standard I/Os
specification
If data cannot be read from the components, the data (if existing)
from the project are displayed.
● Detailed error messages
● Detailed Maintenance Status
PROFIBUS DP/PA field devices
(integrated via EDD)
● Detailed device-specific/EDD-based diagnostics
● Display of the electronic rating plate with reference to PNO
specification
If data cannot be read from the components, the data (if existing)
from the project are displayed.
● Detailed error messages
● Detailed Maintenance Status
PROFIBUS DP/PA standard
slaves (field devices integrated
via GSD)
● Failure monitoring
● Display of the electronic rating plate with reference to PNO
specification
If data cannot be read from the components, the data (if existing)
from the project are displayed.
● Maintenance status "Good" and "Maintenance alarm"
HART field devices (integrated
via EDD into SIMATIC PCS 7
standard I/Os)
● Detailed device-specific/EDD-based diagnostics
● Display of electronic rating plate (based on specification of
HART Communication Fundation - HCF)
● Detailed error messages
● Detailed Maintenance Status
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Monitored components
Supplementary conditions and displayed information
SIMATIC TIA objects
● Failure monitoring
● Display of the electronic rating plate with reference to PNO
specification
If data cannot be read from the components, the data (if existing)
from the project are displayed.
● Maintenance status "Good" and "Failure"
SIMATIC PCS 7 add-on objects
(field devices integrated via
EDD)
● Detailed device-specific/EDD-based diagnostics
● Display of the electronic rating plate with reference to PNO
specification
If data cannot be read from the components, the data (if existing)
from the project are displayed.
● Detailed error messages
● Detailed Maintenance Status
What is monitored in the field objects area?
Monitored components
Supplementary conditions and displayed information
Field devices
● PROFIBUS DP/PA field devices (integrated via EDD)
● PROFIBUS DP/PA Remote I/Os (integrated via EDD)
● Ethernet field devices (integrated via EDD)
● HART field devices (integrated via EDD)
● Wireless HART field devices (integrated via EDD)
● Modbus field devices (integrated via EDD)
What is monitored in the user objects area?
Monitored components
Supplementary conditions and displayed information
User objects
● Not communicative accessible components
● Indirect diagnosed objects
● Results of state monitoring functions
● Components not configured in HW Config from the process
devices network view, e.g. wireless HART field devices
Where is the information displayed?
You will find information on the states of individual PCS 7 components with diagnostic capability
on the maintenance station diagnostics screens.
The diagnostics screens only display data made available by the component or the project.
You will find information on the diagnostics screens in the section "Operator control and
monitoring (Page 73)".
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3.3
MS single station system
MS single station system in the OS single station system
The maintenance station is operated on the engineering station.
Plant configuration
The MS single station system has the following functionalities:
● Operator station (OS)
● Engineering station (ES)
● Maintenance station (MS)
● SIMATIC PDM
The complete operator control and monitoring functionality for a PCS 7 project (plant/unit) is
located in one station. The OS areas and the "Diagnostics" area of the MS are displayed in
the overview area of the process control.
The "Diagnostics" area visualizes the diagnostics state via diagnostics screens, providing the
required operator control and monitoring functions.
The MS single station system on the plant bus can be used in parallel with additional single
station or multiple station systems.
Plant configuration
The figure below shows an example plant configuration.
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Software and licensing
If intelligent field devices have to be monitored, install the SIMATIC Process Device Manager
(SIMATIC PDM) on the engineering station.
You can find more information on software in the manual Process Control System PCS 7; PC
Configuration and Authorization.
For information on the current license grading for the various components of the process
control system and the correspondingly achievable plant sizes, refer to the document
Process Control System PCS 7; Licenses and configuration limits. The document is available
on the Internet via http://www.siemens.de/pcs7-dokumentation (http://www.siemens.com/
pcs7-documentation).
3.4
MS multiple station system
MS multiple station system in the OS multiple station system
In distributed systems, the maintenance station is integrated into a client/server architecture.
Plant configuration
The MS server
● Either configured on a separate PC station or on a PC station together with the OS server
● Can be configured redundantly
● Processes the process control messages which are visualized on the OS/MS and/or MS
Client
● Can monitor network components via the OPC server at the plant bus if there is a connection
to the plant bus
The MS client can be configured:
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● On the engineering station as an MS client
The MS client in the engineering station has full functionality.
The MS client that is operated on the engineering station is disabled during configuration.
● On a separate PC station as an MS Client
The MS client on a separate PC station uses diagnostic screens to visualize the diagnostics
status in the diagnostics area and provides the required operator control and monitoring
functions.
The MS client has the functionality of the MS client on the engineering station with the
following differences:
The functions "How to open the online view of the HW Config" and "How to open the
parameter assignment interface of SIMATIC PDM" cannot be executed.
● On an OS client as an OS/MS client
The OS/MS Client is an MS client on which the OS server areas are visualized parallel to
the diagnostics area.
The OS/MS client has the functionality of an OS client and an MS client on a separate PC
station.
Plant configuration
The figure below shows an example plant configuration.
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Requisite server data
● On the MS or OS/MS client
For additional information, refer to the "Server data and downloading of a client (Page 68)"
section.
● On the MS client
The server data of all OS servers in the multiproject/project are automatically downloaded
to the MS server when the diagnostics structure is generated.
Software and licensing
If intelligent field devices have to be monitored, install the SIMATIC Process Device Manager
(SIMATIC PDM) on the engineering station.
You can find more information on software in the manual Process Control System PCS 7; PC
Configuration and Authorization.
For information on the current license grading for the various components of the process
control system and the correspondingly achievable plant sizes, refer to the document
Process Control System PCS 7; Licenses and configuration limits. The document is available
on the Internet via http://www.siemens.de/pcs7-dokumentation (http://www.siemens.com/
pcs7-documentation).
3.5
SIMATIC MS PDM
Plant configuration
The SIMATIC MS PDM is a single station system pre-configured as IPC Microbox 427C. It is
designed for stand-alone use and is independent of the automation solution used. It is based
on a PCS 7 Maintenance Station. All operating and monitoring functions are executed on this
PC station.
The SIMATIC MS PDM processes diagnostics information that is determined via SIMATIC
PDM.
The SIMATIC MS PDM uses diagnostics screens to visualize the diagnostic status in the
diagnostics area and provides the required operator control and monitoring functions.
The automation system is mapped in the software with one integrated AS RTX (WinLC RTX).
The diagnostics messages are produced in the integrated AS RTX and visualized on the
SIMATIC MS PDM.
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Plant configuration
The figure below shows an example plant configuration.
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Software and licensing
● Enclosed Restore software
● Current devices DVD of PDM
You can optionally expand the scale and functions of SIMATIC MS PDM.
The following licenses can be used for expansion:
● The various levels of PDM TAG
● Asset Tag for the PCS 7 Maintenance Station
● PO Tag for the Operator Station (OS)
● PO Tag for the automation system (AS)
● PCS 7 Maintenance Station Runtime Basic Package (for use with the OPC server)
Information on the individual products is available in the documents accompanying the product
release on the Internet under Technical Support http://www.siemens.com/automation/service
(http://www.siemens.com/automation/service).
For information on the currently available licensing levels for the various components of the
process control system and the corresponding plant sizes which can be achieved, refer to the
document Process Control System PCS 7; Licenses and configuration limits. The document
is available on the Internet via http://www.siemens.de/pcs7-dokumentation (http://
www.siemens.com/pcs7-documentation).
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4.1
MS single station system overview
The following table lists the topics that include information and configuration instructions. The
sequence in the table corresponds to the recommended configuration sequence.
What?
MS
Basic
MS
Standard
General settings in the multiproject/project (Page 28)
X
X
Configuring the PC station for MS single station system (Page 29)
Configuring the monitoring of PC stations and network objects (Page 38)
Creation of the diagnostics structure (Page 45)
Advanced diagnostics settings (Page 49)
-
Configuring the user diagnostics (Page 55)
Settings for SIMATIC PDM (Page 61)
X
Complete export - exporting data from all components (Page 62)
Individual export - exporting individual component data (Page 64)
Creating/updating the diagnostic screens (Page 65)
Compilation and downloading of the Maintenance Station (Page 67)
Changes in the project (Page 69)
Integration by the Alarm Control Center (Page 135)
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4.2
MS multiple station system overview
4.2.1
MS Server overview
The following table lists the topics that include information and configuration instructions. The
sequence in the table corresponds to the recommended configuration sequence.
What?
MS
Basic
MS
Standard
General settings in the multiproject/project (Page 28)
X
X
How to configure a PC station for an engineering station (Page 30)
How to configure a PC station for an MS server (Page 31)
Configuring the monitoring of PC stations and network objects (Page 38)
Creation of the diagnostics structure (Page 45)
Advanced diagnostics settings (Page 49)
-
Configuring the user diagnostics (Page 55)
Settings for SIMATIC PDM (Page 61)
X
Complete export - exporting data from all components (Page 62)
Individual export - exporting individual component data (Page 64)
Creating/updating the diagnostic screens (Page 65)
Compilation and downloading of the Maintenance Station (Page 67)
Changes in the project (Page 69)
Integration by the Alarm Control Center (Page 135)
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4.2.2
Redundant MS server overview
The following table lists the topics that include information and configuration instructions. The
sequence in the table corresponds to the recommended configuration sequence.
What?
MS
Basic
MS
Standard
General settings in the multiproject/project (Page 28)
X
X
How to configure a PC station for an engineering station (Page 30)
How to configure a PC station for an MS server (Page 31)
How to configure a PC station for the redundant partner (Page 32)
Configuring the monitoring of PC stations and network objects (Page 38)
Creation of the diagnostics structure (Page 45)
Advanced diagnostics settings (Page 49)
-
Configuring the user diagnostics (Page 55)
Settings for SIMATIC PDM (Page 61)
X
Complete export - exporting data from all components (Page 62)
Individual export - exporting individual component data (Page 64)
Creating/updating the diagnostic screens (Page 65)
Compilation and downloading of the Maintenance Station (Page 67)
Changes in the project (Page 69)
Integration by the Alarm Control Center (Page 135)
4.2.3
-
MS client or OS/MS client overview
The following table lists the topics that include information and configuration instructions. The
sequence listed in the table corresponds to the recommended configuration sequence.
What?
MS
Basic
MS
Standard
How to configure a PC station for an MS or OS/MS Client (Page 33)
X
X
Server data and downloading of a client (Page 68)
Changes in the project (Page 69)
4.3
SIMATIC MS PDM overview
The following table lists the topics that include information and configuration instructions. The
sequence in the table corresponds to the recommended configuration sequence.
What?
Configuration
SIMATIC MS PDM
General settings in the multiproject/project (Page 28)
X
Configuring the PC station for SIMATIC MS PDM (Page 35)
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What?
Configuration
SIMATIC MS PDM
Configuring an IE/PB Link PN IO (Page 36)
Optional
Configuring the monitoring of PC stations and network objects (Page 38)
Creation of the diagnostics structure (Page 45)
X
Settings for SIMATIC PDM (Page 61)
X
Complete export - exporting data from all components (Page 62)
Individual export - exporting individual component data (Page 64)
Creating/updating the diagnostic screens (Page 65)
Compilation and downloading of the Maintenance Station (Page 67)
Changes in the project (Page 69)
Integration by the Alarm Control Center (Page 135)
4.4
Optional
General settings in the multiproject/project
MS single station/multiple station system overview
To monitor components with the Maintenance Station, check the settings specified in the
following table and adapt if necessary.
Setting
Location
Comment
Regional language and
SIMATIC Manager
● Set a language in which the
WinCC project is to be
operated in process control.
AS station name (1)
SIMATIC Manager
● <=14 characters
Designation of components (1)
HW Config
● No spaces
S7 program (1)
SIMATIC Manager
● Message number range
must be the same for all S7
programs in the multiproject/
project
language for display devices
● The name of an S7 program
may not be assigned twice
Driver blocks (1)
The driver blocks must be at
least of version V6.1.
Use a corresponding library, if
necessary.
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Area-oriented
Plant hierarchy setting (1)
The settings of the plant
hierarchy must be the same in all
projects of the multiproject/
project.
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Setting
Location
Comment
WinCC project type single
station project (2)
WinCC Explorer
The single station project type
must be selected in project
properties.
Group display hierarchy (1)
When user diagnostics is used,
the group display hierarchy must
be automatically created.
(1) Only applies to MS Basic and MS Standard
(2) Only applies to SIMATIC MS PDM
Note
There is only one MS server within a multiproject/project.
Additional information
For more information on this topic, refer to the Process Control
System PCS 7 Engineering System manual and the Process Control System PCS 7; Operator
Station manual.
4.5
Configuring the PC station for MS single station system
Introduction
If you are already using an existing ES/OS single station system in the multiproject/project you
do not need to execute the following steps.
Requirement
The multiproject/project has been created.
Procedure
1. In the component view of the SIMATIC Manager, select the project into which you want to
insert the MS single station system.
2. Select the menu command Insert > Station > SIMATIC PC station.
A new SIMATIC PC station is inserted in the selected project.
3. Select the SIMATIC PC station, and then select Edit > Object Properties.
4. In the "Name:" input field, enter the name for the PC station.
5. Enter the Windows computer name in the "Computer name" input box.
6. Click "OK".
7. Select the SIMATIC PC station in the component view of the SIMATIC Manager.
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8. In the detailed view, open HW Config by double-clicking the "Configuration" object.
The hardware configuration of the SIMATIC PC station opens.
9. If the hardware catalog is not visible, select the menu command View > Catalog.
The hardware catalog opens.
10.Under "SIMATIC PC Station > HMI" in the hardware catalog, select the WinCC application
and drag it into the configuration table.
11.If you want to monitor PC stations and/or network objects, under "SIMATIC PC Station >
User application > OPC server" in the hardware catalog select the OPC server and drag it
into the configuration table.
12.If you want to use SIMATIC PDM, under "SIMATIC PC Station > PDM" in the hardware
catalog, select the PDM application and drag it into the configuration table.
13.Insert any additional components, for example, network cards.
For Ethernet connections, it is recommended to use the IE General interface.
14.Select the menu command Save and Compile Station and close HW Config.
15.In the component view of the SIMATIC Manager, select the "[OS(*)]" object below the
SIMATIC PC station in the "WinCC Appl." hierarchy folder.
* is a number assigned by the system.
16.Select the menu command Edit > Object Properties.
The "Properties – OS: [Name of the OS]" dialog box opens.
17.In the "Name:" input field, enter a name for the WinCC project of the MS single station
system.
18.Select the "Target OS and Standby OS" tab.
– Enter the path to the target OS computer in the "Path to target OS computer" input box.
– Enter a symbolic computer name in the "Symbolic computer name" input box.
– Select ">none>" from the drop-down list box in the "Standby OS" area.
19.Click "OK".
4.6
Configuring of PC stations for MS multiple station system
4.6.1
How to configure a PC station for an engineering station
Introduction
If you have already configured an Engineering Station (ES) in the multiproject/project and are
using SIMATIC PDM, you only have to execute the steps as of step 12.
Requirement
The multiproject/project has been created.
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Procedure
1. In the component view of the SIMATIC Manager, select the multiproject/project into which
you want to insert the ES.
2. Select the menu command Insert > Station > SIMATIC PC station.
A new SIMATIC PC station is inserted in the selected multiproject/project.
3. Select the SIMATIC PC station, and then select Edit > Object Properties.
4. In the "Name:" input field, enter the name for the PC station.
5. Leave the "Computer name" input box empty.
6. Click "OK".
7. Select the SIMATIC PC station in the component view of the SIMATIC Manager.
8. In the detailed view, open HW Config by double-clicking the "Configuration" object.
The hardware configuration of the SIMATIC PC station opens.
9. If the hardware catalog is not visible, select the menu command View > Catalog.
The hardware catalog opens.
10.Under "SIMATIC PC Station > HMI" in the hardware catalog, select the WinCC application
and drag it into the configuration table.
11.Insert any additional components, for example, network cards.
For Ethernet connections, it is recommended to use the IE General interface.
12.If you are using SIMATIC PDM, under "SIMATIC PC Station > PDM" in the hardware
catalog, select the PDM application and drag it into the configuration table.
13.Select the menu command Save and Compile Station and close HW Config.
14.Download the component configurator.
4.6.2
How to configure a PC station for an MS server
Introduction
If you are already using an existing OS server as MS server in the multiproject/project, you do
not need to execute the following steps.
Requirement
The multiproject/project has been created.
Procedure
1. In the component view of the SIMATIC Manager, select the multiproject/project into which
you want to insert the MS server.
2. Select the menu command Insert > Station > SIMATIC PC station.
A new SIMATIC PC station is inserted in the selected multiproject/project.
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3. Select the SIMATIC PC station, and then select Edit > Object Properties.
4. In the "Name:" input field, enter the name for the PC station.
5. Enter the Windows name of the computer in the "Computer Name" input box.
6. Click "OK".
7. Select the SIMATIC PC station in the component view of the SIMATIC Manager.
8. In the detailed view, open HW Config by double-clicking the "Configuration" object.
The hardware configuration of the SIMATIC PC station opens.
9. If the hardware catalog is not visible, select the menu command View > Catalog.
The hardware catalog opens.
10.Under "SIMATIC PC Station > HMI" in the hardware catalog, select the WinCC application
and drag it into the configuration table.
11.If you want to monitor PC stations and/or network objects, under "SIMATIC PC Station >
User application > OPC server" in the hardware catalog select the OPC server and drag it
into the configuration table.
12.Insert any additional components, for example, network cards.
13.Select the menu command Save and Compile Station and close HW Config.
14.In the component view of the SIMATIC Manager, select the "[OS(*)]" object below the
SIMATIC PC station in the "WinCC Appl." hierarchy folder of the MS server.
* is a number assigned by the system.
15.Select the menu command Edit > Object Properties.
The "Properties – OS [name of OS]" dialog box opens.
16.In the "Name:" input field, enter a name for the WinCC project of the MS server.
17.Select the "Target OS and Standby OS" tab.
– Enter the path to the target OS computer in the "Path to target OS computer" input box.
– Enter a symbolic computer name in the "Symbolic computer name" input box.
– Select the following from the drop-down list box in the "Standby OS" area:
If you not configure the MS server redundantly, select ">none>".
If you configure the MS server redundantly, select the redundant partner. You can only
select the partner if it has been configured.
18.Click "OK".
4.6.3
How to configure a PC station for the redundant partner
Introduction
If you are already using the redundant partner of an OS server in the multiproject/project, you
do not need to execute the following steps.
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Requirement
The multiproject/project has been created.
Procedure
1. In the component view of the SIMATIC Manager, select the multiproject/project into which
you want to insert the redundant partner.
2. Select the menu command Insert > Station > SIMATIC PC station.
A new SIMATIC PC station is inserted in the selected multiproject/project.
3. Select the SIMATIC PC station, and then select Edit > Object Properties.
4. In the "Name:" input field, enter the name for the PC station.
5. Enter the Windows name of the computer in the "Computer Name" input box.
6. Click "OK".
7. Select the SIMATIC PC station in the component view of the SIMATIC Manager.
8. In the detailed view, open HW Config by double-clicking the "Configuration" object.
The hardware configuration of the SIMATIC PC station opens.
9. If the hardware catalog is not visible, select the menu command View > Catalog.
The hardware catalog opens.
10.Under "SIMATIC PC Station > HMI" in the hardware catalog, select the WinCC application
(stby) and drag it into the configuration table:
11.Insert any additional components, for example, network cards.
12.Select the menu command Save and Compile Station and close HW Config.
13.In the component view of the SIMATIC Manager, select the "[OS(*)_StBy]" object below
the SIMATIC PC station in the "WinCC Appl." hierarchy folder (Stby.).
* is a number assigned by the system.
14.Select the menu command Edit > Object Properties.
The "Properties – Standby OS: [Name of the OS]" dialog box opens.
15.Select the "Target OS and Master OS" tab and enter the path to the target OS computer.
16.Click "OK".
4.6.4
How to configure a PC station for an MS or OS/MS Client
Introduction
If you are already using an existing OS client as OS/MS client in the multiproject/project, you
do not need to execute the following steps.
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You can operate the MS Client or OS/MS Client on the Engineering Station or a separate PC.
Note
If you run the MS Client on the Engineering Station and a PC station has already been created
for the Engineering Station in the project or multiproject (for OS simulation, for example), no
name can be entered in the "Computer name" input box for the Engineering Station.
Requirement
The multiproject/project has been created.
Procedure
1. In the component view of the SIMATIC Manager, select the multiproject/project into which
you want to insert the MS client.
2. Select the menu command Insert > Station > SIMATIC PC station.
A new SIMATIC PC station is inserted in the selected multiproject/project.
3. Select the SIMATIC PC station, and then select Edit > Object Properties.
4. In the "Name:" input field, enter the name for the PC station.
5. Enter the name in the "Computer name" input field.
– If you are running the MS client on a separate PC station, enter the Windows computer
name of the target computer.
– If you are operating the MS client as MS client on the engineering station, enter the
Windows computer name of the engineering station.
6. Click "OK".
7. Select the SIMATIC PC station in the component view of the SIMATIC Manager.
8. In the detailed view, open HW Config by double-clicking the "Configuration" object.
The hardware configuration of the SIMATIC PC station opens.
9. If the hardware catalog is not visible, select the menu command View > Catalog.
The hardware catalog opens.
10.Under "SIMATIC PC Station > HMI" in the hardware catalog, select the WinCC application
client and drag it into the configuration table.
11.Insert other components.
12.Select the menu command Save and Compile Station and close HW Config.
13.In the component view of the SIMATIC Manager, select the "[OSC]" object underneath the
MS client's SIMATIC PC station.
14.Select the menu command Edit > Object Properties.
The "Properties – Client OS: [Name of the OS]" dialog box opens.
15.In the "Name:" input field, enter a name for the WinCC project of the MS client.
16.Click "OK".
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4.7
Configuring the PC station for SIMATIC MS PDM
Requirement
The project has been created.
Procedure
1. In the component view of the SIMATIC Manager, select the project into which you want to
insert the SIMATIC MS PDM.
2. Select the menu command Insert > Station > SIMATIC PC station.
A new SIMATIC PC station is inserted in the selected multiproject/project.
3. Select the SIMATIC PC station, and then select Edit > Object Properties.
4. In the "Name:" input field, enter the name for the PC station.
5. Enter the Windows name of the computer in the "Computer Name" input box.
6. Click "OK".
7. Select the SIMATIC PC station in the component view of the SIMATIC Manager.
8. In the detailed view, open HW Config by double-clicking the "Configuration" object.
The hardware configuration of the SIMATIC PC station opens.
9. If the hardware catalog is not visible, select the menu command View > Catalog.
The hardware catalog opens.
10.Under "SIMATIC PC Station > Controller > WinLC RTX" in the hardware catalog, select the
required "WinLC-RTX" application and drag it into the configuration table.
Note
Note that only one WinLC RTX can be added.
11.Under "SIMATIC PC Station > HMI" in the hardware catalog, select the WinCC application
and drag it into the configuration table.
12.If you want to monitor PC stations and/or network objects, under "SIMATIC PC Station >
User application > OPC server" in the hardware catalog select the OPC server and drag it
into the configuration table.
13.Select the PDM application under "SIMATIC PC Station > PDM" in the hardware catalog
and drag it to the configuration table.
14.Insert any additional components, for example, network cards.
For Ethernet connections, it is recommended to use the IE General interface.
15.Select the menu command Save and Compile Station and close HW Config.
16.In the component view of the SIMATIC Manager, select the "[OS(*)]" object below the
SIMATIC PC station in the "WinCC Appl." hierarchy folder.
* is a number assigned by the system.
17.Select the menu command Edit > Object Properties.
The "Properties – OS: [Name of the OS]" dialog box opens.
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18.In the "Name:" input field, enter a name for the WinCC project of the SIMATIC MS PDM.
19.Select the "Target OS and Standby OS" tab.
– Enter the path to the target OS computer in the "Path to target OS computer" input box.
– Enter a symbolic computer name in the "Symbolic computer name" input box.
– Select ">none>" from the drop-down list box in the "Standby OS" area.
20.Click "OK".
4.8
Configuring an IE/PB Link PN IO
Introduction
The IE/PB Link PN IO link module is used as a gateway to ensure the SIMATIC MS PDM has
access to all PROFIBUS DP slaves connected to the lower-level PROFIBUS.
The IE/PB Link PN IO link module connects the two network types, Industrial Ethernet and
PROFIBUS.
Requirement
The project has been created.
Step 1 - Create a SIMATIC 300 station
1. Select the project into which you want to insert the SIMATIC 300 station in the component
view of the SIMATIC Manager.
2. Select the menu command Insert > Station > SIMATIC 300 station.
A new SIMATIC 300 station is inserted into the selected project.
3. Select the SIMATIC PC station, and then select Edit > Object Properties.
4. In the "Name:" input field, enter the name for the SIMATIC 300 station.
5. Click "OK".
Step 2 - Configure IE/PB Link PN IO link module in the SIMATIC 300 station
1. Select the SIMATIC 300 station in the component view of the SIMATIC Manager.
2. In the detailed view, open HW Config by double-clicking the "Hardware" object.
The hardware configuration of the SIMATIC 300 station opens.
3. If the hardware catalog is not visible, select the menu command View > Catalog.
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4. Select the device type Gateway – IE/PB Link PN IO in the hardware catalog under "SIMATIC
300".
Note
Note that the IE/PB Link PN IO link module is a special configuration component.
No other components, such as profile rails or modules, can be placed in the S7-300 station
apart from this component.
5. Create an Ethernet network.
6. Assign parameters for the Ethernet network using the following data:
– IP address
– S7 subnet ID
7. Create a PROFIBUS network.
8. Assign parameters for the PROFIBUS network using the following data:
– Address
– "No DP" mode
9. Select the "Activate data record gateway" check box for the IE/PB Link PN IO link module.
10.Transfer the parameters to the IE/PB Link PN IO link module.
11.Note down the following information:
– The S7 subnet ID and the IP address of the Ethernet network
– The DP master address for the PROFIBUS network
12.Repeat the procedure for any other IE/PB Link PN IO link modules.
Note
Use the same S7 subnet ID for the Ethernet network for any further IE/PB Link PN IO link
modules.
Step 3 - Configure IE/PB Link PN IO link module in the process device network view
1. Configure an Ethernet network in the process device network view.
2. Assign parameters for the Ethernet network with the S7 subnet ID.
3. Configure the IE/PB Link PN IO link module in this Ethernet network.
4. Assign parameters for the IE/PB Link PN IO link module using the following data:
– With the S7 subnet ID
– With the corresponding IP address
– With the corresponding DP master address
5. Repeat the procedure for any other IE/PB Link PN IO link modules.
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Additional information
For additional information on this topic, refer to the SIMATIC NET; S7-CPs for Industrial
Ethernet and PCS 7 Process Control System; SIMATIC PDM manuals.
4.9
Configuring the monitoring of PC stations and network objects
4.9.1
Requirements
Introduction
Note
You can monitor the PC stations and network objects for the following Maintenance Station
versions:
● MS Basic
● MS Standard
● SIMATIC MS PDM (optional)
The programs or services listed in the following table must be available and configured to
monitor PC stations and network objects.
Application/service
MS single station
system
MS multiple station
system
SIMATIC MS PDM
OPC Server
MS single station
system
● MS server
SIMATIC MS PDM
NDIS adapter
SNMP service
Diagnostics Monitor
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● Redundant partner
of the MS server
On each IPC to be
monitored
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Programs and services
● OPC Server
– OPC (OLE for Process Control) is an interface for data exchange in automation
engineering.
– It is set up in HW Config.
You can find information about this in the following sections.
● NDIS adapter
– For monitoring components on the plant bus if access to the plant bus is provided via a
communication processor (CP 1623 / CP 1613).
– The NDIS adapter must be configured.
You can find more information about this in the manual Process Control System PCS 7;
PC Configuration and Authorization.
● SNMP service
– SNMP is the Simple Network Management Protocol that is used to manage networks.
– The SNMP service must be configured.
You can find more information about this in the manual Process Control System PCS 7;
PC Configuration and Authorization.
A network connection must be available to the components with SNMP functionality to be
included in the diagnostics.
● Diagnostics Monitor
– Diagnostics Monitor is a diagnostics tool that provides the diagnostic data required from
SIEMENS industrial PCs.
– Diagnostics Monitor is called in the header of the faceplate in process control.
– Diagnostics Monitor must be installed and configured.
You can find more information about this in the manual Process Control System PCS 7;
PC Configuration and Authorization.
– Additional settings
Start the Web server
Start the Management Explorer.
Select Options > Web server.
The Management Explorer must be started with high-level rights for systems with user
account management.
Authorize Diagnostics Monitor Web server in the Windows firewall
Open the firewall.
Create a new exception/rule for the "MiniWebService.exe" program.
This file is accessed via the Windows Start menu, submenu
SIEMENS > DiagnosticManagement > WebServer > Bin.
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4.9.2
Device profiles and community
Introduction
If an SNMP-compatible component is configured in the OPC server, a device profile and a
community must be assigned to this SNMP-compatible component.
Overview
The following table shows the assignment of the community to the device profile.
Components
Device profile
Community
SCALANCE series X200
Profil_SCALANCE_X200_Vxy.txt
Public
SCALANCE series X300
Profil_SCALANCE_X300X400_Vxy.txt
SCALANCE series X400
SCALANCE series W700
Profil_SCALANCE_W700_Vxy.txt
ESM/OSM
Profil_OSM_Vxy.txt
Siemens IPC (Industrial PC)
Profil_IPC_Vxy.txt
SOL
Other devices,
for example third-party PCs, Premium
servers for SIMATIC PCS 7, network
adapters, switches
MIB-II_V10.txt
Determine the community configured
in the device.
All devices that were integrated by
means of import, but are not to be
displayed
No SNMP
4.9.3
How to assign components with SNMP functionality to the OPC server
Naming rules
Aspects to be taken into account when naming components with SNMP functionality:
● Do not use spaces or special characters in module names.
● For IPCs, assign module names that correspond to the computer name of the IPC in the
SIMATIC Manager.
● For all other modules, assign module names that are different from the existing computer
names of PC stations in the project.
● If you use two separate Ethernet networks in your configuration, make sure that both the
names and the IP addresses of the modules are unique across the network.
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Requirements
● The HW configuration for the PC objects and network objects is completed.
● The OPC server has been inserted.
You will find more information on this subject in the following sections:
– Configuring the PC station for MS single station system (Page 29)
– How to configure a PC station for an MS server (Page 31)
– Configuring the PC station for SIMATIC MS PDM (Page 35)
Procedure
1. Select the OPC server in HW Config, and then select the menu command Edit > Object
Properties....
The "Properties – OPC server" dialog box opens.
2. Open the "SNMP" tab.
3. Enter at least 1000 ms in the "Cycle time" input box.
4. Click "Edit plant configuration".
The "Edit plant configuration" dialog box opens.
5. Click "Import".
All objects configured in your project with an IP address are imported.
Note
When you import a CP 1623 / CP 1613, the IP address of the HW Config is imported. If
necessary, replace this TCP/IP address with an NDIS IP address.
6. Double-click the node.
The "Edit node" dialog box opens.
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7. Enter the following data for the imported devices.
– Name:
Enter a name.
– IP address:
If necessary, change the IP address.
– Device profile and community:
You can find additional information on this topic in the section "Device profiles and
community (Page 40)".
Note
Note that these community name entries are case sensitive.
The community name in the "Edit Node" and "Add Node" dialog boxes must match the
community name stored in the respective device.
– Timeout:
Enter a value of 9000 ms or higher, depending on the number of components to be
monitored.
– SNMP optimization
Activate the check box.
– Comment:
You can enter a comment in this field. This comment is visualized in the faceplate of the
process control system.
8. Click "OK".
The "Edit nodes" dialog box closes and you return to the "Edit plant configuration" dialog
box.
9. Click the "Add" button if you want to insert IPCs or other components with SNMP
functionality.
The "Add node" dialog box opens.
10.Enter all required data.
Proceed as described in item 7.
11.Click "OK".
The "Add node" dialog box closes and you return to the "Edit plant configuration" dialog
box.
12.Insert additional nodes as required.
13.Click "Export tags for WinCC".
The system generates all tags and messages for the components with SNMP functionality.
14.Click "OK".
The configuration is complete.
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15.Compile and download the hardware configuration.
Additional information on this is available in the Process Control System PCS 7;
Engineering System manual.
16.Create/update the diagnostic screens.
You can find additional information on this topic in the section "Creating/updating the
diagnostic screens (Page 65)".
When you have created/updated the diagnostic screens, you have to perform the following
steps:
– In an MS single station system, compile the MS.
– In an MS multiple station system, compile and download the MS Server.
4.9.4
How to insert the OPC server into the redundant partner
Requirement
The OPC server is configured in the MS server.
You can find additional information on this topic in the section "How to assign components with
SNMP functionality to the OPC server (Page 40)".
Procedure
1. In SIMATIC Manager, open the component view.
2. Select the SIMATIC PC station of the MS server.
3. In the detailed view, open HW Config by double-clicking the "Configuration" object.
The hardware configuration of the SIMATIC PC station opens.
4. Select the OPC server.
5. Select Edit > Copy from the menu.
6. Select the SIMATIC PC station of the redundant partner.
7. In the detailed view, open HW Config by double-clicking the "Configuration" object.
The hardware configuration of the SIMATIC PC station opens.
8. Select the position for the OPC server.
9. Select the Edit > Paste command.
10.Select the Station > Save and Compile command.
4.9.5
How to transfer the OPC configuration to the WinCC project
Introduction
Data tags, alarm tags and alarm texts for all components with SNMP functionality are
generated in the WinCC project with tag export.
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Requirement
The "Diagnostics" area has been created in the WinCC project.
Procedure
1. Select the OPC server in HW Config, and then select Edit > Object Properties... .
The "Properties – OPC server" dialog box opens.
2. Open the "SNMP" tab.
3. In the "Tag export" group, select the check box
– "Export complete plant configuration" upon initial tag export
– "Export changes only" upon all subsequent tag exports
4. Click "Export Tags for WinCC".
5. Click "OK".
The dialog box closes.
4.9.6
Display components with SNMP functionality in the process control
Display
In the process control, components with SNMP functionality are mapped as PC objects or as
network objects in the overview screen:
● PC objects
PC stations that have been saved as PC stations in the SIMATIC Manager and to which
the profile IPC_v** or MIB II_V10 is assigned in the SNMP configuration of the OPC server
are shown here.
● Network objects
All other components that are configured in the SNMP configuration of the OPC server but
have not been saved as PC stations in the SIMATIC Manager are shown here.
Network object "Communications processor"
If you want to map the communications processor CP 1623 / CP 1613 as a network object,
use the "Properties" button to activate the TCP/IP protocol in the object properties of the PC
station in the General tab in the interface area of the HW Config.
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4.10
Creation of the diagnostics structure
4.10.1
Information on diagnostics structure and plant hierarchy
Diagnostics structure in the plant hierarchy
The diagnostics structure is a folder structure in the plant hierarchy and is automatically created
by the system. The number of hierarchy levels is limited to 8.
The diagnostics hierarchy folder is the top hierarchy folder; it maps the area-forming level for
the OS (area selection button in overview of process control). Depending on the set level OS
area in the plant hierarchy, a maximum of three folders is created with the name "Diagnostics".
The hierarchy folders with the names AS objects, field devices, network objects, and PC
stations are created on the same hierarchy level below the diagnostics hierarchy folder that
maps the OS area. The version of the maintenance station and the existing objects determine
which hierarchy folders are created.
The names of the automatically generated hierarchy folders cannot be changed.
Settings in the plant hierarchy
The following settings are made for the maintenance station in the "Plant hierarchy - Settings"
dialog box:
● Number of hierarchy levels (1)
● Area-forming level for the OS (1)
● Creation of the diagnostics structure
● Version of the Maintenance Station
● Setting for deriving names in the PH
● Selection of the maintenance station
(1) Note: Applies to all multiprojects/projects
Information on configuration of settings in the plant hierarchy is available in the following
section.
Additional information
You can find additional information on this topic in the section "Relationship between the
diagnostic structure and version (Page 47)".
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4.10.2
How to make the settings in the plant hierarchy
Requirements for MS single station system and MS multiple station system
● The multiproject/project has been created.
● The hardware configuration is completed.
● The network configuration is completed.
● The basic parameter assignment for all components is available offline.
Requirements for SIMATIC MS PDM
● The project was not created as multiproject.
● The hardware configuration is completed
● Plant configuration is completed.
● The configuration of PC stations and network components (optional) is completed.
● The naming of components regarding LID and TAG is completed.
● All components in the process device network view are configured.
● The used IE/PB Links PN IO are configured.
Procedure
1. Open the plant view in the SIMATIC Manager.
2. Select the object in the tree view:
– If you are using a multiproject, select the object "[name of the project] MP".
– If you are using a single project, select the object "[name of the project]".
3. Select the menu command Options > Plant Hierarchy > Settings... .
4. If you have selected a multiproject, the "Plant Hierarchy - Settings" dialog box opens.
Select the project whose settings you wish to use as a template for the plant hierarchy.
– Click "OK".
The "Plant Hierarchy Settings" dialog box opens.
– Proceed to step 6.
5. If you have selected an individual project or a project within a multiproject, the "Plant
Hierarchy - Settings" dialog box opens.
6. Define the settings for the relevant levels.
Remember that the settings of the plant hierarchy within the multiproject/project are to be
uniform.
7. Activate the "Derive picture hierarchy from the plant hierarchy" check box.
8. Enable the "Derive diagnostic screens from the plant hierarchy" check box.
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9. Specify the version.
Enable the appropriate option button:
–
"Maintenance Station Standard (full functionality)" option button
– "Maintenance Station Basic (no detailed information)" option button
– "Maintenance Station PDM (stand-alone application)" option button
10.When creating/updating the diagnostic screens, specify whether the names of the created
hierarchy folders should be derived from the name or the commentary for the hardware
components. Enable the appropriate option button:
– "Derive PH names from the names of the hardware components" option button
– "Derive PH names from the names of the hardware components" option button
Since there are no restrictions on the characters that can be used for the comment texts,
you can use any type of name.
11.Click "OK".
The "Define maintenance station" dialog box opens and all OSs available in the multiproject/
project are shown.
12.Select the OS you want to define as maintenance station.
13.Click "OK".
Result
In a multiproject, the "Diagnostics" hierarchy folder is inserted in all the projects within the
multiproject.
● The standard diagnostics structure with the hierarchy folders "AS Objects", "Network
Objects" and "PC Stations" is automatically created in the project with the MS server. The
structure for the user diagnostics must be created manually.
● In the other projects of the multiproject, only the "AS objects" hierarchy folder is created
automatically within the diagnostics structure.
If the second or third level is activated for the OS area, a structure of two or three "Diagnostics"
folders will be created in the plant hierarchy.
4.10.3
Relationship between the diagnostic structure and version
Introduction
The diagnostic structure is created differently depending on the version of the maintenance
station.
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Diagnostic structure MS Basic version
The table shows an example of the diagnostic structure.
Levels
1
2
3
Diagnostic
s
AS objects
-
4
5
6
7
8
Network
objects
PC stations
Diagnostic structure MS Standard version
The table shows an example of the diagnostic structure.
Levels
1
2
3
4
5
Diagnostic
s
AS objects
AS object
AS detail
view
-
DP master
system
DP nodes
Network
objects
6
7
Modules
HART field
devices
-
PA field
devices
-
8
-
PC stations
User objects Depending on the configuration in the plant hierarchy
Diagnostic structure SIMATIC MS PDM version
The table shows an example of the diagnostic structure.
Levels
1
2
3
4
5
6
Diagnostic
s
Field
devices
Depending on the configuration in SIMATIC PDM
Network
objects
-
7
8
PC stations
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4.11
Advanced diagnostics settings
4.11.1
Creating Maintenance links
Introduction
In process control, links to freely configurable web pages can be called in the overview screen
and the header area of the faceplates; these web pages are used to support the diagnostic
measures.
Three link objects are automatically created by the system.
Note
This function is available if you configure the maintenance station in the MS Standard version.
Automatically generated link objects
● Maintenance-Link1
● Maintenance-Link2
● Maintenance-Link3
Rule
● Maintenance links are always valid for the entire multiproject/project.
● The number of link objects is limited to 3.
● The automatically generated link objects can be renamed, deleted and re-generated.
● The name of the target object has a length of not more than 24 characters.
● The web address consists of up to 256 characters.
● The name and the web address to the web page are configured in the object properties of
the link object.
Note
The user is responsible for ensuring the accessibility of the Web interface.
Requirement
The maintenance station has been created.
Procedure
The following section describes how to configure, change and delete a link object.
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Execute these steps to open the "Advanced diagnostics settings" dialog box.
1. Open the plant view in the SIMATIC Manager.
2. Select the object in the tree view:
– If you are using a multiproject, select the object "[name of the project] MP".
– If you are using a single project, select the object "[name of the project]".
3. Select the menu command Options > Plant Hierarchy > Advanced Diagnostics Settings... .
The "Advanced Diagnostics Settings" dialog box opens.
Add maintenance link
1. In the "Advanced diagnostics settings" dialog box, click "Add..." in the "Maintenance links"
area.
The "Add maintenance link" dialog box opens.
2. In the "Name:" input field, enter the name for the link object.
3. Enter the Web address in the "URL:" .
4. Click "OK".
The "Add maintenance link" dialog box closes.
5. Click "OK".
The "Advanced diagnostics settings" dialog box closes.
Changing maintenance link properties
1. In the "Advanced diagnostics settings" dialog box, click the "Properties..." button in the
"Maintenance links" area.
The "Maintenance link properties" dialog box opens.
2. Make the desired changes.
3. Click "OK".
The "Maintenance link properties" dialog box closes.
4. Click "OK".
The "Advanced diagnostics settings" dialog box closes.
Deleting maintenance links
1. In the "Advanced diagnostics settings" dialog box, click the "Properties..." button in the
"Maintenance links" area.
2. Click "OK".
The "Advanced diagnostics settings" dialog box closes.
4.11.2
Creating maintenance targets
Introduction
Various maintenance targets can be configured for storing the single export files; these targets
are offered for selection in the "Maintenance" view of the faceplate.
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The system automatically creates a default target.
Note
This function is available if you configure the maintenance station in the MS Standard version.
Automatically created target object
A default target with the following name and path is automatically created by the system:
● Name: Default target
● Path: Project directory ...\wincproj\<os-name>
Target directory
The target directory can be configured as absolute or relative.
Target directory
Example of a target directory
Storage location
Absolute
D:\folder
On the MS server which is the master at the
time export is initiated, in the configured path
Relative
\\computer name\shared drive
\folder
On the specified computer in the configured
path
Note
We recommend that you configure the target directory as relative for a plant configuration
with an MS server and a standby MS server. This will ensure that the export file is always
stored in the same "location", regardless of which MS server is the master at the time the
export is initiated.
Rules
● Maintenance targets are always valid for the entire multiproject/project.
● The name of the target object has a length of not more than 24 characters.
● The maximum length of the UNC path is 256 characters.
Requirement
The maintenance station has been created.
Procedure
The following section describes how to configure, change and delete a target object.
Execute these steps to open the "Advanced diagnostics settings" dialog box.
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1. Open the plant view in the SIMATIC Manager.
2. Select the object in the tree view:
– If you are using a multiproject, select the object "[name of the project] MP".
– If you are using a single project, select the object "[name of the project]".
3. Select the menu command Options > Plant Hierarchy > Advanced Diagnostics Settings... .
The "Advanced Diagnostics Settings" dialog box opens.
Configuring the maintenance target
1. In the "Advanced diagnostics settings" dialog box, click "Add..." in the "Maintenance targets"
area.
The "Add maintenance target" dialog box opens.
2. In the "Name:" input field, enter the name for the target object.
3. Click "Browse".
4. Select the required target directory.
The target directory is entered in the input field "Path:".
5. Click "OK".
The "Add maintenance targets" dialog box closes.
6. Click "OK".
The "Advanced diagnostics settings" dialog box closes.
Changing maintenance target properties
1. In the "Advanced diagnostics settings" dialog box, click "Properties..." in the "Maintenance
targets" area.
The "Maintenance target properties" dialog box opens.
2. Make the desired changes.
3. Click "OK".
The "Maintenance target properties" dialog box closes.
4. Click "OK".
The "Advanced diagnostics settings" dialog box closes.
Deleting maintenance targets
1. In the "Advanced diagnostics settings" dialog box, click "Properties..." in the "Maintenance
targets" area.
2. Click "OK".
The "Advanced diagnostics settings" dialog box closes.
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4.11.3
Creating maintenance actions
Introduction
In process control, the maintenance engineer can assign an action to the required maintenance
measure from a drop-down list in the "Requested action" area in the faceplate in the
"Maintenance" view.
The action is stored in an action object.
The action objects are created automatically by the system. These can be changed or deleted.
Additional action objects can be configured.
If the language is to be changed during process control, the text must be configured in the
corresponding language. The language for which the text is to be configured must be defined
as the default language before the text is configured. The language is set with the Options >
Language for Display Devices menu command in the SIMATIC Manager.
Note
This function is available if you configure the maintenance station in the MS Standard version.
Automatically created action objects
● Disassembly
● Swapping devices
● Calibration
● Zero adjust setting
● Cleaning
● Service
● Other
Rules
● Maintenance actions are always valid for the entire multiproject/project.
● The name of an action object has a length of not more than 24 characters.
Requirements
● The maintenance station has been created.
● The default language has been set.
Procedure
The following section describes how to configure, change and delete an action object.
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Execute these steps to open the "Advanced diagnostics settings" dialog box.
1. Open the plant view in the SIMATIC Manager.
2. Select the object in the tree view:
– If you are using a multiproject, select the object "[name of the project] MP".
– If you are using a single project, select the object "[name of the project]".
3. Select the menu command Options > Plant Hierarchy > Advanced Diagnostics Settings... .
The "Advanced Diagnostics Settings" dialog box opens.
Add maintenance action
1. In the "Advanced diagnostics settings" dialog box, click "Add..." in the "Maintenance
actions" area.
The "Add maintenance action" dialog box opens.
2. In the "Name:" input field, enter the name for the target object.
The name is applied in the "Name for operator:" input field.
If you are editing a foreign language project, you enter the name in the foreign language
here.
3. Click "OK".
The "Add maintenance actions" dialog box closes.
4. Click "OK".
The "Advanced diagnostics settings" dialog box closes.
Changing maintenance action properties
1. In the "Advanced diagnostics settings" dialog box, click "Properties..." in the "Maintenance
actions" area.
The "Maintenance action properties" dialog box opens.
2. Make the desired changes.
3. Click "OK".
The "Maintenance action properties" dialog box closes.
4. Click "OK".
The "Advanced diagnostics settings" dialog box closes.
Deleting a maintenance action
1. In the "Advanced diagnostics settings" dialog box, click "Delete" in the "Maintenance action"
area.
2. Click "OK".
The "Advanced diagnostics settings" dialog box closes.
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Configuring the user diagnostics
4.12.1
Overview
Introduction
Passive or indirect components without self-diagnostics (for example, pumps, motors, control
loops) can be monitored with the help of the user diagnostics. A "user" area is created within
the diagnostic structure for this purpose.
You can perform the following tasks in the "user" area:
● Creating individual diagnostic structures
● Creating project-specific diagnostics rules
● Configuring condition monitoring functions
Note
You can use the user diagnostics in the MS Standard version only.
User diagnostic structure
In the plant hierarchy, you can create one other hierarchy folder under the "Diagnostics"
hierarchy folder and additional hierarchy subfolders under this hierarchy folder to build a user
diagnostic structure based on technological aspects.
In the user diagnostic structure, you can insert one self-created diagnostic screen and CFC
charts for each hierarchy folder.
You can incorporate buttons into the diagnostic screens for switching between the user-created
and automatically created diagnostic screens.
The diagnostics functions are performed with different blocks, for example AssetM, which are
integrated in the CFC charts.
Diagnostic function with the AssetM block
The "AssetM" block has the function of a substitute object and is used for monitoring
components without self-diagnostics.
You can use the "AssetM" block to monitor three analog values.
Each analog value can be monitored for limits.
The maintenance status is defined on the basis this limit, demanded or alarm defined
(implementation of traffic light function in accordance with NE 107 of NAMUR).
The following functions are also available to you here:
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● 7 inputs for reporting a corresponding maintenance status
● 16 inputs for displaying detailed diagnostics information
● 1 input for the maintenance status
● 1 input for the signal status
Cascading the signal status of process values
By using the "MuxST" multiplex block, you can interconnect the signal status of different
process values weighted to the "AssetM" block. The signal status with the highest priority is
shown in the faceplate in process mode.
The signal status must correspond to the PA profile 3.x.
Cascading the maintenance status
By using the "MuxMST" multiplex block, you can interconnect the maintenance status of
different "AssetM" blocks to a higher level "AssetM" block. The maintenance status with the
highest priority is shown in the faceplate in process mode.
4.12.2
How to create the user diagnostic structure
Introduction
You create the user diagnostic structure in the project with the AS and the project with the
Maintenance Station. If the AS and the Maintenance Station are in different projects of a
multiproject, configure the CFC charts in the project with the AS for the user diagnostic area
and in the project with the maintenance station the OS screens for the user diagnostic area.
The user diagnostic area must be created in both projects.
Requirement
The diagnostic structure has been created.
Procedure
1. Open the plant view in the SIMATIC Manager.
2. In the plant hierarchy, select a project for which you wish to create a user diagnostic
structure.
3. In the tree view, select the diagnostics hierarchy folder directly underneath which the "AS
objects" hierarchy folder is located.
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4. Select the menu command Insert > Technological Objects > Hierarchy Folder.
Note
There may only be one hierarchy folder created for the user diagnostic structure under
the "Diagnostics" hierarchy folder.
5. Mark the hierarchy folder in the detail view and select the menu command Edit > Rename.
6. Enter a unique name that is as short as possible and confirm with the Enter key.
The name is applied.
You can create additional hierarchy subfolders below this hierarchy folder.
Note
Note that a maximum of 128 characters are available for tag names.
For more information on this, refer to the Process Control System PCS 7; Operator
Station manual.
7. If you have not created the user diagnostic structure in the project of the MS server, you
must update the plant hierarchy.
You can find additional information on this topic in the section "How to update the user
diagnostic structure (Page 59)".
4.12.3
How to create a CFC chart and insert an AssetM block
Introduction
The "AssetM" block is used to monitor user-specific sections of the plant. This block is
integrated into a CFC chart. Multiple blocks can be integrated into a CFC chart.
Requirement
The user diagnostic structure has been created.
Procedure
1. In the tree view, select the hierarchy folder in which you are creating a CFC chart.
2. Select the menu command Insert > Technological Objects > CFC.
A new CFC chart is created.
3. Select the CFC chart in the detail view.
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4. Select the menu command Edit > Rename.
Enter a unique name that is as short as possible and confirm with the Enter key. The name
is applied.
Note
Note that a maximum of 128 characters are available for tag names.
For more information on this, refer to the Process Control System PCS 7; Operator
Station manual.
5. Mark the CFC in the detail view and select the menu command Edit > Open Object.
6. Select the "AssetM" block from the PCS 7 Advanced Process Library and drag it into the
CFC.
7. Interconnect the signals, which are to be displayed via the PCS 7 maintenance station,
using the "AssetM" block.
You will find additional information on the "AssetM" block in the Online Help for the block.
8. Execute steps 1 to 7 if you want to create additional CFCs.
Additional information
Additional information on this is available in the Process Control System PCS 7;
Engineering System manual.
4.12.4
Assigning parameters for the AssetM block
Overview
After the AssetM block has been placed in the CFC, interconnect the parameters that are to
be used.
In the process device plant view, a PDM object has to be created for each AssetM block so
that information on the components to be monitored can be displayed in the faceplate from
PDM in the process control. This PDM object saves the rating plate (identification data) and
the diagnostics texts. The PDM object is assigned to the "AssetM" device.
A PLT ID is then generated for this PDM object. This PLT ID has to be entered on the AssetM
block in the CFC.
The PLT ID is a connection parameter between a PDM object (parameter data EDD) and the
faceplates in the maintenance station. The PLT-ID is linked to the PDM object.
Additional information
You can find additional information on this in the manual Process Control System PCS 7;
Advanced Process Library.
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4.12.5
How to update the user diagnostic structure
Introduction
The following steps are only required if you have created a user diagnostic structure in a
location other than the MS server project.
You have to update the plant hierarchy in the multiproject.
Procedure
1. In the "plant hierarchy", select the project for which you have created a user diagnostic
structure.
2. In the shortcut menu, select the menu command Plant Hierarchy > Update in Multiproject.
The "Plant Hierarchy - Update in Multiproject" dialog box opens.
3. Click "OK".
The "Plant Hierarchy - Update in Multiproject (target projects)" dialog box opens.
4. Enable the check box for the MS server's current project.
5. Click "OK".
6. Perform steps 1 to 6 for all the projects in a multiproject for which you have created a user
diagnostic structure.
Result
The user diagnostic hierarchy of the other projects is added to the plant hierarchy in the project
of the MS server.
4.12.6
How to Create User Diagnostic Screens
Introduction
You create the user diagnostic screens in the hierarchy folders of the user-specific diagnostic
structure in the project. In an MS single station system, this is the MS project. In an MS multiple
station system, it is the MS server project.
You can create one user diagnostic screen per hierarchy folder.
Requirements
● The user diagnostic structure has been created.
● The CFCs for the user diagnostic structure have been created.
● A multiproject update is performed for multiprojects.
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Procedure
1. Open the plant view in the SIMATIC Manager.
2. In the tree view, select the hierarchy folder for which you want to create the user diagnostic
screen.
3. Select the menu command Insert > Technological Objects > Picture.
4. Enter a unique name that is as short as possible and confirm with the Enter key.
The name is applied.
5. Click "OK".
6. Select the picture in the detail view and select the menu command Edit > Object
properties... .
7. Select the "Block icons" tab.
8. Select the "Derive icons from the plant hierarchy" check box.
9. Repeat steps 2 through 9 for all hierarchy folders into which you wish to insert user
diagnostic screens.
4.12.7
How to create the group display hierarchy for the user diagnostics
Introduction
You will need to refer to the information in this section if you have added a user-specific
diagnostic structure to the diagnostic structure.
Requirement
The WinCC project is opened:
● In an MS single station system, this is the WinCC project of the MS.
● In an MS multiple station system, it is the WinCC project of the MS server.
Procedure
1. In the WinCC Explorer tree view select the "Project Editor".
2. Open the shortcut menu and select the menu command Open.
The "OS Project Editor" dialog box opens.
3. Select the "Message Representation" tab.
4. Enable the "Create/Update Group Displays" check box in the "Group display hierarchy"
group.
5. Click "OK".
The group displays for the hierarchy calculation are automatically inserted into the screens
when the hierarchy is saved, the OS is compiled or the OS is downloaded.
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4.13
Settings for SIMATIC PDM
Introduction
To display extended diagnostic functions of field devices in faceplates, you need the licensed
add-on package, SIMATIC Process Device Manager (SIMATIC PDM).
Assigning the diagnostic project in SIMATIC PDM
To be able to use the diagnostics function of SIMATIC PDM, assign the current diagnostics
project in SIMATIC PDM.
Requirements
● Configuration of the PCS 7 multiproject/project is complete.
● PDM is installed on the ES.
● Field device configuration is complete.
● A PDM application is inserted into the PC station of the engineering station.
Procedure
1. Select the PCS 7 multiproject/project in the component view of SIMATIC Manager.
2. Select the menu command Options > SIMATIC PDM > Settings... .
3. Select the "Maintenance" tab.
4. Check the set path.
If the configured path is not the one you want, use the "Assign current project" button to
select the path.
5. Click "OK".
Note
Note that you need to start the SIMATIC PDM ASSET Service in the SIMATIC PDM ASSET
Service Manager on the engineering station once manually in order to receive data from PDM.
You will find the SIMATIC PDM ASSET Service Manager in the information area of the toolbar
of your operating system.
Additional information
You can find information about this in the following documents:
● SIMATIC PDM Online help
● Manual SIMATIC PDM; The Process Device Manager
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4.14
Complete export - exporting data from all components
4.14.1
Overview of complete export
Overview
Note
You can use this function in process control if you are using the MS Standard or
SIMATIC MS PDM version of the maintenance station.
Identification data from all components with diagnostics functionality (such as field devices,
PCs, AS components, network components) is exported.
With complete export, the data from all the components with diagnostics functionality is
exported to the export file "@XML_Export.sml".
The complete export file is automatically stored in a default target directory.
You can also store a complete export file in a configured target directory (e.g. to use the data
in external systems).
Information on the default target directory and the complete export file is included in the
following sections.
In the process control, the system allows you to display the data of the last complete export
in filtered form and to export this data.
Additional information
Additional information on displaying and exporting the data in process control is available in
the section "Functions in the overview screen (Page 79)".
4.14.2
Standard target directory for the complete export file
Standard target directory in the MS single station system
The complete export file is stored in the project directory of the MS.
Standard target directory in the MS multiple station system
The complete export file is saved to the MS server's project folder.
In case of a redundant system, the complete export file is saved on the MS server that was
the master when the export was initiated.
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4.14.3
User-specific target directory for the complete export file
User-specific target directory
The user-specific target directory can be configured as an absolute or relative path.
Path
Example of a storage path
Storage path
Absolute path
D:\folder
In the configured path
● In the MS single station
system on the MS
● In the MS multiple station
system with redundant MS
server on the MS server that
is the master when the
export is initiated.
Relative path
\\computer name\drive\folder
On the specified computer in the
configured path
You can find additional information on configuring a user-specific target directory in the
following section.
User-specific target directory in the case of redundant systems
In case of a plant configuration in the MS multiple station system with a redundant MS server,
we recommend that you configure the target directory as a relative path. This will ensure that
the export file is always stored in the same "place", regardless if the MS server or the redundant
partner is the master when the export is initiated.
4.14.4
How to configure the target directory for the complete export file
Introduction
The target directory for the complete export file is set via the start value of the "@ExportPath"
tag.
Requirement
The WinCC project is opened:
● In an MS single station system, this is the WinCC project of the MS.
● In an MS multiple station system, it is the WinCC project of the MS server.
Procedure
1. Select the "Tag Management" editor from the tree view in WinCC Explorer.
2. Select the "Internal tags" object.
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3. Open the shortcut menu and select the menu command New tag... .
The "General" tab of the "Tag properties" dialog box opens.
4. In the "Name:" input field, enter "@ExportPath".
5. Go to the "Data type:" drop-down list box and select the "Text tag 16-bit character set" entry.
6. Select the "Limits / Logging" tab.
7. Select the "Start value" check box.
8. Enter as the start value the path for the target directory for the complete export file.
You can find additional information on this topic in the section "Overview of complete
export (Page 62)".
9. Click "OK".
Result
The user-specific target directory for the complete export has been created.
4.15
Individual export - exporting individual component data
4.15.1
Overview of individual export
Overview
Note
You can use this function if you are using the MS Standard or SIMATIC MS PDM version of
the maintenance station.
In process control, in the ""Maintenance" view (Page 106)" view, you can export data (for
example, identification data, alarm lists) from a component with diagnostics functionality (for
example, field device, PC, AS component, network component) to a file.
The file is automatically stored in the default target directory by the system.
The file name is automatically generated by the system.
Further information on the default target directory and the file name can be found in the section
below.
Additional target directories can be selected for further use in external systems, e.g. for the
WinCC add-on "Alarm Control Center". These target directories are configured in target
objects. No more than 2 of these configured target directories can be selected simultaneously
as target directories in the process control.
You can find additional information on configuring a target directory in the "Creating
maintenance targets (Page 50)" section.
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4.15.2
Default target directory and name of the single export file
Default target directory
The single export file is saved in the <Project directory>\AssetExport\Out:
● In an MS single station system, in the project directory of the MS
● In an MS multiple station system
– With MS server, in the project directory of the MS server
– With a redundant MS server, in the project directory of the server that is the master when
the export is initiated
Structure of the export file name
The name of the export file is structured as follows:
"<Tagname>.<AssetID>_YYYY-MM-DD_HH_MM_SS.XML"
Structure of the file name
Description
<Tag_name>
Configured component designation
<Asset_ID>
ID number for the component:
YYYY-MM-DD_HH_MM_SS Date and time when the component data was exported
xml
4.16
File type
Creating/updating the diagnostic screens
Introduction
The diagnostic screens in the diagnostics area with their block icons are created or updated
with this function.
The "@@maintenancetypicals.pdl" file contains all the templates for block icons which are
used to display the diagnostic information.
If you execute the "Create/update diagnostic screens", PCS 7 automatically uses block icons
from this file. This file is installed as standard during the installation of PCS 7.
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You can customize block icons to your specific requirements.
Note
If you want to customize the standard block icons included in the @@maintenancetypicals.pdl
file, do not change this file. All changes in this file are overwritten by an update.
Always create a new file. The name of the file starts with the fixed name component
"@maintenancetypicals". You can specify the rest of the file name yourself. Insert the required
block icons there and customize them.
The process is exactly the same as the procedure for adapting standard block icons.
You can find more information about this in the section "Example: Creating object templates"
in the WinCC Information System online help.
When you create/update a screen, all PCS 7 block icons are arranged automatically, starting
in the top left corner.
Screens in which a rack structure (for example, ET 200 central rack) is displayed are exceptions
to this. In this case, the block icons for objects are arranged in the order of their slots.
After you update/create the diagnostic screen to meet your requirements, you move the block
icons.
Block icons that have been moved remain in their position after the screen is updated.
New block icons are added in the top left corner of the screen. Note that adding new block
icons may cause icons to overlap.
Block icons to be deleted are removed from the screen. Their position in the screen remains
unoccupied.
Requirements
The configuration must have the following status:
● The settings relating to the diagnostic structure have been made.
For additional information, refer to the "How to make the settings in the plant hierarchy
(Page 46)" section.
● The "Language for display devices" is set as the default language in the SIMATIC Manager.
Texts displayed during process control are generated in this language.
Procedure
1. Open the SIMATIC Manager and activate the plant view.
2. Select the required hierarchy folder in the tree view.
– If you want to create diagnostics screens for the multiproject/project, select the
multiproject/project.
– If you wish to create diagnostic screens for certain hierarchy folders, select the required
hierarchy folder in the maintenance station.
3. Select the Options > Plant Hierarchy > Create/Update Diagnostics Screens menu
command.
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4. If you have already compiled the AS charts, no other dialog box is opened, and the
diagnostic screens are created/updated directly.
Proceed to step 6.
5. If you haven't compiled the AS charts yet, the "Create module drivers" dialog box is opened
one after another for every CPU for which this function has not been executed yet.
Click "OK" in all the dialog boxes to enable the requisite module drivers to be created.
Note
If you click "Cancel" in this dialog box, no module drivers are created for this CPU, and
the diagnostic screens are not updated!
6. The "Create/update diagnostic screens" dialog box opens after the completion of the
generation process.
Click "Yes".
The function log is displayed in the "WordPad" editor. If error messages appear, rectify the
errors and run the function again.
7. Close the "WordPad" editor.
Result
The diagnostic screens are created or updated.
Displaying a log of the diagnostic screens
In the SIMATIC Manager select Options > Plant Hierarchy > Diagnostics Screen Log.
The diagnostic screen log contains information about the creation of the diagnostic screens.
4.17
Compilation and downloading of the Maintenance Station
Compiling and downloading an MS single station system or multiple station system
● Compile
The diagnostic screens you generated or updated must be compiled and downloaded to
the maintenance station.
Before you compile the maintenance station, the diagnostic screens have to be created at
least once or updated after configuration changes.
"Area-oriented" must be set as OS compilation mode.
In an MS single station system, compile the MS.
In an MS multiple station system, compile the MS server.
● Downloading
Perform the download after the compilation.
If you are using an MS multiple station system, load the MS server.
If you are using a redundant MS multiple station system, download the MS server and the
redundant partner.
You must not download an MS single station system.
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Compiling and downloading the SIMATIC MS PDM
Requirements
● Configuration in the process device network view has been completed.
● The parameter view for all field devices has been opened once.
● The "Create/update diagnostics screens" function has been executed.
● The project is open in SIMATIC Manager.
Procedure
Compile and download charts
1. Select the "Charts" hierarchy folder in the component view of SIMATIC Manager.
2. Select Edit > Compile from the menu.
3. Select the following check boxes:
– Entire program
– Generate module drivers
Load WinLC RTX
1. Select the PC station in the component view of the SIMATIC Manager.
2. Select the menu command PLC > Download.
Compile OS
1. Select the OS hierarchy folder in the component view of SIMATIC Manager.
2. Select Edit > Compile from the menu.
3. Select the following check boxes:
– Entire OS
– With memory reset
Load OS
You do not need to load the OS for SIMATIC MS PDM.
4.18
Server data and downloading of a client
Server data
Before an MS or OS/MS client is downloaded, it must be assigned the relevant OS server.
This loads the server data to the MS or MS/OS client project.
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Client
Server data (server package)
MS server
MS client on an
engineering station
OS servers
OS server
whose automation systems are being
monitored
whose OS area is
displayed
X
X
-
X
X
X
MS client on a
separate PC station
OS/MS client
Downloading
The MS or OS/MS client is downloaded in exactly the same way as an OS client. The MS client
in the engineering station does not need to be downloaded.
Additional information
Additional information is available in the manual Process Control System PCS 7; Operator
Station in the sections "Downloading the server data" and "How to compile and download
several operator stations".
4.19
Changes in the project
Change in the version
You change the version in the SIMATIC Manager in the plant hierarchy settings. Additional
information on this topic is available in section "How to make the settings in the plant
hierarchy (Page 46)".
If you change the version of the maintenance station, you must observe the following:
● MS Standard to MS Basic
– The diagnostic structure below the AS objects and the user diagnostic structure
including the accompanying screens are deleted.
● MS Standard to SIMATIC MS PDM
– The diagnostic structure below the AS objects including the accompanying screens is
deleted.
– The diagnostic structure of the field devices is created.
● MS Basic to SIMATIC MS PDM
– The diagnostic structure of the AS objects including the accompanying screens is
deleted.
– The diagnostic structure of the field devices is created.
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● SIMATIC MS PDM to MS Basic
– The diagnostic structure of the field devices and the user diagnostic structure including
the accompanying screens are deleted.
● SIMATIC MS PDM to MS Standard
– The diagnostic structure of the field devices including the accompanying screens is
deleted.
After changes, you may have to perform the following tasks:
● Creating/updating the diagnostic screens (Page 65)
● Compilation and downloading of the Maintenance Station (Page 67)
● Server data and downloading of a client (Page 68)
Changes in HW Config
Changes in the hardware configuration of the engineering system affect the displays in the
diagnostic screens.
After changes, perform the following tasks:
● Creating/updating the diagnostic screens (Page 65)
● Compilation and downloading of the Maintenance Station (Page 67)
Add OS server
Perform the following tasks if an OS server is added after creation of the diagnostic structure
in the multiproject/project:
● Assign OS server server data to the MS server
You can find more information on this topic in the Process Control
System PCS 7; Operator Station manual in the section "How to load server data".
● Load MS server
Additional information on this topic is available in the section "Compilation and downloading
of the Maintenance Station (Page 67)".
Subsequently defining OS server as MS server
If an OS server is defined at a later point in time as MS server in a plant in operation, you need
to perform not only the configuration tasks described for the MS server but also a download
for the OS client, which assumes the role of the OS/MS client.
For additional information on downloading, refer to the section "Server data and downloading
of a client (Page 68)".
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Changes in the software
● Change the standard message server for the "Alarms" component
If the assigned standard message server for the "Alarms" component is changed in a plant
configuration in a multiple station system with an OS client, the MS server then has to be
compiled and downloaded.
You can find more information on this topic in the manual Process Control System PCS 7;
Operator Station in the section "How to assign the standard server".
● Change the screen resolution
If the screen resolution in the OS project editor in the "Layout" tab in the group "Available
layouts:" is changed, the next time the "Create/Update Diagnostics Screens" is called, the
available overview screen is renamed and a new overview screen that corresponds to the
new screen resolution is set up. A respective message is included in the log of the function
"Create/Update Diagnostics Screens". This also provides the new name of the former
overview screen.
If you have manually changed the overview screen, you can manually carry out the changes
in the current overview picture by copying from the former overview screen.
4.20
Deleting the diagnostics area
Introduction
During deletion of the diagnostic structure, the following is deleted:
● Diagnostics hierarchy folder with all subfolders
● Target objects
● Action objects
● Link objects
Requirement
● The diagnostic structure and/or user diagnostic structure has been created.
Note
If you have manually changed diagnostic screens, make sure that you make a backup
copy before deleting, because all changes will be lost after deleting and recreating the
diagnostic structure.
Procedure
1. Open the plant view in the SIMATIC Manager.
2. Select the object in the tree view:
– If you are using a multiproject, select the object "[name of the project] MP".
– If you are using a single project, select the object "[name of the project]".
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3. Select the menu command Options > Plant Hierarchy > Settings... .
The "Plant Hierarchy - Settings" dialog box opens.
4. Proceed as follows if you have selected a multiproject:
– Click "OK".
The "Plant Hierarchy - Settings" dialog box opens.
– Proceed to step 6.
5. If you have selected an individual project or a project within a multiproject, the "Plant
Hierarchy - Settings" dialog box opens.
6. Disable the "Derive diagnostic screens from the plant hierarchy" check box.
7. Click "OK".
Note
The complete diagnostic structure and all the diagnostic screens are deleted, including
the user diagnostic structure.
The driver charts, which are contained in the hierarchy folders of the diagnostic structure,
are not deleted during this process; they remain in the chart folders of the S7 programs.
8. Compile the OS.
9. In an OS multiple station system, download the OS server.
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5
Starting the process control
MS Standard and MS Basic
The start of the process control of a maintenance station is the same as the start of the process
control of an Operator Station.
When using an MS multiple station system and SIMATIC PDM, the engineering station must
be switched on and the PDM server manager started for the PDM device data to be provided.
SIMATIC MS PDM
Before activating process control, check the setting for the WinCC project type in WinCC
Explorer. A single station project must be set as the project type.
Activate process control in WinCC Explorer using the "Activate" icon.
OS simulation
You can only use the OS simulation function in the MS Standard or MS Basic version.
OS simulation for a PCS7 Maintenance Station in MS Standard and MS Basic is possible only
to a limited extent (for example, no identification or diagnostics data).
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5.2
Layout of the user interface
User interface in the process control
The user interface is structured in the same way as the Operator System interface. It is divided
into 3 areas:
● Overview area (Page 75)
The overview area is displayed permanently. Its group displays for the various plant areas
and the message line provide an overview of the entire plant.
Display and operator control in the overview area is the same as display and operator
control in an OS.
If deviations exist, the document points this out.
● Working area (Page 77)
In the working area, the overview screen, the area overview screens and the diagnostic
screens of the individual components are displayed for the diagnostics area.
● Button area (Page 76)
The button area is displayed permanently. It comprises several button sets between which
the maintenance engineer (operator of the "Diagnostics" area) can switch.
The keys in the button sets are operated in the same way as the keys in an OS.
If deviations exist, the document points this out.
The figure below shows an example of the user interface:
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Additional information
You can find additional information on this in the manual PCS 7 Process Control
System, OS Process Control.
5.2.1
Overview area
Display in the overview area
The following figure shows an example of the overview area:
This section describes only the icons that are specific to the maintenance station.
"Highest priority messages" icon list
The icon is displayed if at least one message with Priority 16 is active (incoming or incoming
acknowledged state). This priority is predefined by the system for emergency operation of an
AS. Click the icon to display the "Highest priority messages" list.
Icon
Function
Authorization
"Highest priority messages" list
is called
Enable for the diagnostics area
For more information on configuration of the message priority see the manual Process Control
System PCS 7; Operator Station.
Area key for the diagnostics area
The following figure shows an example of the area key for the diagnostics area:
The area key can be used to open the overview screen for the diagnostics area.
Navigation in the picture hierarchy is similar to the navigation through the picture hierarchy of
the OS areas.
Group display for the diagnostics area
In addition to the area key, the current message status is displayed on the third button of the
group display of the entire diagnostics area.
The lower-level area overview screen can be called via the group display.
The following table shows the possible states:
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Display
Message type/state
Priority
Message status
Message is locked (1)
1
-
AS process control fault
2
● "S" display
● Flashing
Incoming message
● Static
Message acknowledged
AS process control error
3
"F" display
● Flashing
Incoming message
● Static
Message acknowledged
Maintenance demanded
4
"M" display
● Flashing
Incoming message
● Static
Message acknowledged
No message is pending
5
-
The number in the priority column indicates the priority of the display. The lowest number has
the highest priority.
Note that unacknowledged messages have a higher priority than acknowledged messages.
(1) At least one message is locked. Messages can only be locked for components of the areas
AS objects, user objects and field devices.
5.2.2
Button area
Representation of the button area
The figure below shows an example of a button set from the button area.
This section describes only the icons that are specific to the maintenance station.
Lock/Unlock Messages
If a screen is open below the overview screen for area AS objects, field devices and user
objects, you can lock or unlock all messages for the components shown in this screen.
Additional information on lock/unlock messages is available in section: "How to lock and unlock
messages (Page 98)".
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5.2.3
Working area
The diagnostic screens are displayed hierarchically in the working area.
You usually get from the overview to the detail via the hierarchy.
The overview screen is the highest hierarchy level. You get to the respective area overview
screen via the maintenance group displays of an area.
The components are displayed as block icons in the area overview screen.
The working area also outputs the faceplates, control windows, message lists or dialogs called
by the operator.
You can also change the screen via the hierarchy buttons in the button set.
Note
There may be deviations in the displays and functions for the SIMATIC MS PDM V1 since
SIMATIC MS PDM V1 is based on SIMATIC PCS 7 V7.1.3.
The displays and functions are described in the manual Process Control
System PCS 7; OS Process control for SIMATIC PCS 7 V7.1.3.
Restrictions in functions are detailed in the corresponding sections of this document.
Additional information
For additional information, refer to the following sections:
● Overview screen (Page 77)
● Area overview screens (Page 84)
● Block icon (Page 85)
● Faceplate (Page 93)
5.3
Overview screen
Introduction
The maintenance engineer gets an overview of the plant status of the entire plant in the
overview screen.
A maintenance group display is displayed in each area if there is at least one screen for this
area. The areas are shown in color as shown below:
● PC stations (on a yellow background)
● Network objects (on a green background)
● AS objects or field devices (on a cyan background)
● User objects (on a light blue background)
The following figure shows an example of the overview screen for the diagnostics area:
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Calling the overview screen
You call the overview screen as follows:
● Area button
● Group display in the overview
● Picture Tree Navigator
● Navigation buttons in the button set
Maintenance group display in the overview screen
The maintenance group display gives maintenance engineers an overview of the plant status
of the individual area.
You can change to the area screen from the maintenance group display.
The following table shows the possible states:
Display
Message class/status
Message status
Message is locked (1)
-
AS process control fault/
maintenance alarm
"S" display
● Flashing
Incoming message
● Static
Message acknowledged
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Display
Message class/status
Message status
AS process control error/
maintenance demanded
"F" display
● Flashing
Incoming message
● Static
Message acknowledged
Preventive maintenance/
maintenance required
"M" display
● Flashing
Incoming message
● Static
Message acknowledged
No message is pending
-
(1) At least one message is locked. Messages can only be locked for components of the areas
AS objects, user objects and field devices.
5.4
Functions in the overview screen
5.4.1
Overview
Functions in the overview screen
The following functions can be executed in the overview screen:
● Calling web pages via maintenance links
● Complete export
● Filter function
● Message correction for components with SNMP functionality
You can find information about this in the following sections.
5.4.2
Calling web pages via maintenance links
Introduction
Up to 3 Web pages which are used to provide support for diagnostics measures can be called.
The icons are displayed when the calls are configured.
Note
This function is not available for the SIMATIC MS PDM.
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Icon in the user interface
Icon
Function
Authorizations
Displaying a Web page
"Higher process controlling" for diagnostics area
Procedure
1. Click on the icon.
Result
The Web page is called.
Additional information
You can find information on configuration in the section "Creating Maintenance links
(Page 49)".
5.4.3
Complete export
Introduction
The complete export is used to export data of all the objects with diagnostics functionality (for
example, field devices, PCs, and network components).
This file forms the basis for the filtered complete export.
Icon in the user interface
Icon
80
Function
Authorizations
Trigger complete export
"Process controlling" for diagnostics area
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Procedure
1. Click on the icon.
Result
The complete export is executed.
The information is saved to the file "@XML_Export.sml".
Additional information
You can find information on configuration in the section "Complete export - exporting data from
all components (Page 62)".
5.4.4
Filtering the data of the complete export
Introduction
The system allows you to display the data of the last complete export filtered and to export
this data.
The filter function is available if it your plant is not operated via a PCS 7 Web client.
Perform complete export to display the current data.
Various filter criteria are available for filtering data.
Icon in the user interface
Icon
Function
Authorizations
Filter device status
"Process controlling" for
diagnostics area
● Call filter view
● Filtering data
Procedure
1. Click on the icon.
Result
The filter view is called.
The following figure shows an example of a filter view:
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Additional information
For more information on filtering, refer to the section "How to filter and export the data of the
complete export".
5.4.5
How to filter and export the data of the complete export
Requirements
● The overview screen is open.
● The complete export is started.
Procedure
1. Select the filter criteria check boxes in the "Maintenance status", "Maintenance job" and
"Service status" groups.
– You can select all check boxes with the "Select all" button.
– Click "Deselect all" to clear all check boxes.
2. From each drop-down list, select a text in the "Type information" group.
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3. Enter the required text in the input boxes.
The characters "*" and "?" can be used as wildcards.
4. Link the text fields.
5. Click the "Display data" button.
The "Result" view is displayed.
6. Click "Save" if you want to save the exported data.
The name of the export file is set by default to "FilteredExport_<Date>. Change the default
file name if necessary.
5.4.6
Message correction for components with SNMP functionality
Introduction
The "Message correction" function deletes messages of SNMP-compatible components in the
configuration data of the maintenance station (server data) for which the relationship with the
project has been deleted, for example, if you have removed PC hardware from the system.
The "Message correction" function is available if your plant is not operated via a
PCS 7 Web client.
Icon in the user interface
Icon
Function
Authorizations
Execute message correction
"Area authorization" and "Higher-order process
controls" for the diagnostics area
Procedure
1. Click on the icon.
Result
Relevant messages are deleted.
An operator message is triggered.
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5.5
Area overview screens
Possible area overview screens
The following area overview screens can be subordinate to the overview screen of the
diagnostics area:
● PC stations
– PC objects and IPC objects that have been created as PC stations in the project.
– No subordinate structures
● Network objects
– All network objects created in the OPC/SNMP server configuration
– No subordinate structures
● AS objects or field devices
– Hierarchically structured representation of all configured objects of the automation level
● User objects
– User-created hierarchically structured representation of user objects
The selected area overview screen is displayed in the working area. The individual components
are displayed as block icons in the area overview screen.
Calling an area overview screen
You call the area screen as follows:
● Maintenance group display
● Hierarchy buttons in the button set
Function in area overview screen
The diagnostic screens of individual components from the area are called via the block icons
in the area overview screen.
5.6
Representation of the components
Introduction
The components to be monitored are displayed in the diagnostics screens as block icons in
the process control.
To get more information about a component, you can call the corresponding faceplate with a
mouse click.
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Block icon
The block icons supported by the system which can be displayed in the diagnostic screens
are contained in the file "@@maintenancetypicals.pdl".
The file is located in the project directory under " ... \wincproj\<os-name>\GraCS".
You can find a description of block icons in the section "Block icon (Page 85)".
Faceplate
Faceplates display all information on a component with diagnostics capability in process mode.
This includes information that can be obtained by the component itself or from the project data.
When information is unavailable, the corresponding field is empty.
The faceplate is made up of the title of the screen window, the header and the different views.
You can change the view.
The number of views in the faceplates depends on the type of component. The three views
"Ident", "Messages" and "Maintenance" are always available for selection in the faceplates.
Intelligent components such as those described by an EDD (Electronic Device Description)
and those integrated in SIMATIC PDM have additional views which depend on the component.
Note
The faceplate is displayed if the maintenance station is used in the version MS Standard and
SIMATIC MS PDM.
You can find additional information on this topic in the section "Faceplate (Page 93)".
5.7
Block icon
Block icon display
The following figure shows an example of a block icon for a compact device:
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Elements and functions in the block icon
The following elements are displayed in the block icon:
● Label of the block icon
The following figure shows an example of a label:
The label matches the local ID (LID) from the identification data.
Information on the LID is available in the section "Sources of the identification data
(Page 125)".
● Bitmap
The figure below shows an ET200:
If HW Config contains a bit map, a bit map displaying the device icon is entered
automatically in the "DeviceIcon" property.
● Maintenance group display of the custom component
The following figure shows the maintenance group display as AS process control fault.
You open the associated faceplate with the maintenance group display.
The following states are displayed depending on the maintenance status of the component.
You can find information on display in the section "Maintenance status and maintenance
group display (Page 87)".
● Maintenance status of the custom component
The following figure shows the diagnostic icon with the maintenance status "Maintenance
alarm".
You can use the diagnostic icon to open the associated faceplate.
You can find information on display in the section "Maintenance status and maintenance
group display (Page 87)".
The formed maintenance status is displayed for redundant components.
You can find additional information about this in Section "Maintenance status of redundant
components (Page 89)".
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● Active note
The following figure shows the display if a note is activated.
You can find additional information about this in Section ""Note" view (Page 108)".
● Maintenance group display of the lower-level hierarchy
The following figure shows the display of the maintenance group display as AS process
control fault.
Various statuses are displayed in the maintenance group display, depending on the
maintenance group displays of the components of the lower-level hierarchy.
You can find additional information about this in Section "Maintenance status and
maintenance group display (Page 87)".
You can jump to the lower-level hierarchy level via the maintenance group display.
5.8
Maintenance status and maintenance group display
Introduction
The diagnostic icon represents the maintenance status of the component.
The maintenance group display represents the message status of the component and the
lower-level components.
Note
If the maintenance status is "Unchecked/unknown" in the faceplate, all other dynamic displays
are irrelevant.
Correlation maintenance status and maintenance group display
The following table provides an overview:
Maintenance status
Display
Maintenance group display
Remark
Priority Display
Message class/
status
Message status
Unknown/untested
1
No message is
pending
-
Maintenance alarm
2
AS process control
fault
"S" display
● Flashing
Incoming message
● Static
Message acknowledged
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Maintenance status
Display
Maintenance group display
Remark
Priority Display
Message class/
status
Message status
Maintenance
request
3
AS process control
error
"F" display
● Flashing
Incoming message
● Static
Message acknowledged
Maintenance required
4
Preventive
maintenance
"M" display
● Flashing
Incoming message
● Static
Message acknowledged
Local operator control
5
Status AS
● No display in the group
display
● Message does not require
acknowledgement and
does not have the status
"outgoing"
At least one process
6
value is being simulated
● Message is only entered
in the history list
Out of service
7
AS process control
fault
"S" display
● Flashing
Incoming message
● Static
Message acknowledged
Device disabled
8
Configuration
change recognized
9
Status AS
● No display in the group
display
● Message does not require
acknowledgement and
does not have the status
"outgoing"
● Message is only entered
in the history list
Good
10
Applies to all displays
No message is
pending
-
Message is locked
"X" display
At least one message is
locked;
applies only to objects from
the areas AS, user and field
devices
The number in the priority column indicates the priority of the display. The lowest number has
the highest priority.
Note that unacknowledged messages have a higher priority than acknowledged messages.
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Correlation maintenance status and maintenance job
The following table provides an overview:
Meaning
Maintenance
job
Status maintenance
job
Maintenance required has been requested,
maintenance engineer has not yet created a
maintenance job
Maintenance demanded has been requested,
maintenance engineer has not yet created a
maintenance job
Maintenance alarm has been requested,
maintenance engineer has not yet created a
maintenance job
Maintenance required has been requested,
maintenance job was set to status "In progress"
Maintenance demanded has been requested,
maintenance job was set to status "In progress"
Maintenance alarm has been requested
Maintenance job was set to status "In progress"
Maintenance job canceled
Maintenance engineer has canceled the maintenance
job
Maintenance job completed
5.9
Maintenance
status see table
above
Maintenance
status see table
above
Maintenance status of redundant components
Introduction
In the faceplate header and in the block icon, the maintenance status of both components is
displayed in one diagnostic icon.
The maintenance status for this diagnostic icon is formed from the maintenance states of both
components.
Note
The display of the maintenance status "Configuration change" is not relevant for redundant
components.
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Forming the maintenance status with redundant components
The table below lists the maintenance states that are formed because of this rule.
Maintenance status
Redundant component
90
Component A
Component B
Good
Good
Good
Good
Unknown/untested
Good
Good
Component passivated
Good
Maintenance demanded
Out of service
Good
Good
At least one process value is
being simulated
Good
Good
Local operation
Good
Maintenance required
Maintenance required
Good
Maintenance demanded
Maintenance demanded
Good
Maintenance demanded
Maintenance alarm
Good
Good
Good
Component passivated
Component passivated
Unknown/untested
Component passivated
Component passivated
Component passivated
Component passivated
Out of service
Out of service
Component passivated
At least one process value is being simulated At least one process value is
being simulated
Component passivated
Local operation
Local operation
Component passivated
Maintenance required
Maintenance required
Component passivated
Maintenance demanded
Maintenance demanded
Component passivated
Maintenance alarm
Maintenance alarm
Component passivated
Maintenance demanded
Good
Out of service
Out of service
Unknown/untested
Out of service
Out of service
Component passivated
Out of service
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Maintenance status
Redundant component
Out of service
Component A
Component B
Out of service
Out of service
At least one process value is being simulated At least one process value is
being simulated
Out of service
Local operation
Local operation
Out of service
Maintenance required
Maintenance required
Out of service
Maintenance demanded
Maintenance demanded
Out of service
Maintenance alarm
Maintenance alarm
Out of service
Good
Good
At least one process value is
being simulated
At least one process value is being simulated Unknown/untested
At least one process value is
being simulated
At least one process value is being simulated Component passivated
At least one process value is
being simulated
At least one process value is being simulated Out of service
At least one process value is
being simulated
At least one process value is being simulated At least one process value is
being simulated
At least one process value is
being simulated
Local operation
Local operation
At least one process value is
being simulated
Maintenance required
Maintenance required
At least one process value is
being simulated
Maintenance demanded
Maintenance demanded
At least one process value is
being simulated
Maintenance alarm
Maintenance alarm
At least one process value is
being simulated
Local operation
Good
Local operation
Local operation
Unknown/untested
Local operation
Local operation
Component passivated
Local operation
Local operation
Out of service
Local operation
Local operation
At least one process value is
being simulated
Local operation
Local operation
Local operation
Local operation
Maintenance required
Maintenance required
Local operation
Maintenance demanded
Maintenance demanded
Local operation
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Redundant component
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Component B
Maintenance alarm
Maintenance alarm
Local operation
Maintenance required
Good
Maintenance required
Maintenance required
Unknown/untested
Maintenance required
Maintenance required
Component passivated
Maintenance required
Maintenance required
Out of service
Maintenance required
Maintenance required
At least one process value is
being simulated
Maintenance required
Maintenance required
Local operation
Maintenance required
Maintenance required
Maintenance required
Maintenance required
Maintenance demanded
Maintenance demanded
Maintenance required
Maintenance alarm
Maintenance alarm
Maintenance required
Maintenance demanded
Good
Maintenance demanded
Maintenance demanded
Unknown/untested
Maintenance demanded
Maintenance demanded
Component passivated
Maintenance demanded
Maintenance demanded
Out of service
Maintenance demanded
Maintenance demanded
At least one process value is
being simulated
Maintenance demanded
Maintenance demanded
Local operation
Maintenance demanded
Maintenance demanded
Maintenance required
Maintenance demanded
Maintenance demanded
Maintenance demanded
Maintenance demanded
Maintenance alarm
Maintenance alarm
Maintenance demanded
Maintenance demanded
Good
Maintenance alarm
Maintenance alarm
Unknown/untested
Maintenance alarm
Maintenance alarm
Component passivated
Maintenance alarm
Maintenance alarm
Out of service
Maintenance alarm
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Maintenance status
Redundant component
Component A
Component B
Maintenance alarm
At least one process value is
being simulated
Maintenance alarm
Maintenance alarm
Local operation
Maintenance alarm
Maintenance alarm
Maintenance required
Maintenance alarm
Maintenance alarm
Maintenance demanded
Maintenance alarm
Maintenance alarm
Maintenance alarm
Maintenance alarm
Good
Good
Unknown/untested
Unknown/untested
Unknown/untested
Unknown/untested
Component passivated
Component passivated
Unknown/untested
Out of service
Out of service
Unknown/untested
At least one process value is being simulated At least one process value is
being simulated
Unknown/untested
Local operation
Local operation
Unknown/untested
Maintenance required
Maintenance required
Unknown/untested
Maintenance demanded
Maintenance demanded
Unknown/untested
Maintenance alarm
Maintenance alarm
Unknown/untested
5.10
Faceplate
5.10.1
Faceplate display
Introduction
Starting from a block icon in a diagnostics screen, the maintenance engineer can open the
corresponding faceplate while the process is in operation; this faceplate provides him with
access to more detailed information and facilitates operator control of the block.
Redundant components are displayed in the faceplate as follows:
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● A diagnostic icon with the respective maintenance status is displayed for each component
in the views for a redundant component. An orange square is displayed between the
diagnostic icons showing the current master.
● The formed maintenance status is displayed in the header in one diagnostic icon.
For additional information about forming the maintenance status, see the section
"Maintenance status of redundant components (Page 89)".
Displaying the faceplate view "Ident"
The figure below shows an example of a faceplate:
You can find information about this in the following sections.
5.10.2
Screen window title and header
5.10.2.1
Displays and operator controls
Introduction
The control bar always has the same structure. The appropriate symbols are displayed
depending on the component type and on the configuration.
The following figure shows an example of the display:
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Display
The following table provides an overview:
Icon
Name
Display for components
from the area
Function
Screen window title
● PC stations
Displaying the local ID
● Network objects
For additional information on the local ID,
refer to the section "Sources of the
identification data (Page 125)".
● AS objects
● Field devices
● User objects
Block comment
● AS objects
Display of the block comment
● Field devices
The local ID is displayed in the tooltip.
● User objects
Pinning the faceplate
● PC stations
Pin the faceplate to the user interface
● Network objects
This allows you to change to another picture
or area without closing the faceplate.
● AS objects
● Field devices
● User objects
Return
● PC stations
Call process picture
● Network objects
After a picture change you see the process
picture in which the faceplate was called and
pinned.
● AS objects
● Field devices
● User objects
Maintenance
group display (custom
component)
● PC stations
● Network objects
● AS objects
● Field devices
● User objects
Maintenance status/
maintenance job (custom
component)
● PC stations
● Network objects
● AS objects
● Field devices
● User objects
Maintenance job status
● PC stations
● Network objects
● AS objects
● Field devices
● User objects
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component is pending
You can find additional information about
the maintenance group display in the
section "Maintenance status and
maintenance group display (Page 87)".
Current maintenance status/
maintenance job is displayed
You can find more information on this in the
sections "Maintenance status and
maintenance group display (Page 87)" and
"Maintenance status of redundant
components (Page 89)".
Is displayed if a maintenance job is created
or executed
For additional information about the status
of the maintenance job, see the section
"Maintenance status and maintenance
group display (Page 87)".
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Icon
Name
Display for components
from the area
Function
Flutter suppression
● AS objects,
applies to
input/output
modules and field
devices
Is displayed when flutter suppression is
activated
Locking messages,
unlocking messages
● AS objects
Disable or enable all messages for the block
● Field devices
● User objects
You can find additional information on this
topic in the section "How to lock and unlock
messages (Page 98)".
● PC stations
Acknowledge message for the block
Acknowledge messages
● Network objects
● AS objects
● Field devices
● User objects
Depassivation
Link object 1 to
link object 3
● AS objects,
applies to redundant
input/output
modules
Is displayed if a module or a channel is
passivated
● PC stations
Calling the Web page
● Network objects
Is displayed if the call of a Web page is
configured
● AS objects
● Field devices
● User objects
Call hardware project
Call SIMATIC PDM
Call configuration data
You can find additional information on this
topic in the section "How to depassivate
modules or channels (Page 99)".
You can find information on configuration in
the section "Creating Maintenance links
(Page 49)".
● AS objects
Calling HW Config
● Field devices
You can find additional information on this
topic in the section "How to open the online
view of HW Config (Page 100)".
● Field devices
Calling PDM
● User objects
You can find additional information on this
topic in the section "How to open the
configuration interface of SIMATIC PDM
(Page 101)".
● Network objects
Calling SCALANCE Web server
You can find additional information on this
topic in the section "How to call up the Web
Interface (Page 102)".
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● PC stations,
applies to SIEMENS
IPCs
Call Diagnostics Monitor diagnostics tool
You can find additional information on this
topic in the section "How to call the
Diagnostics Monitor diagnostic tool
(Page 103)".
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Icon
Name
Display for components
from the area
Function
Active note
● PC stations
Is displayed when a message is activated
● Network objects
Additional information on this topic is
available in section ""Note" view
(Page 108)".
● AS objects
● Field devices
● User objects
"Ident" view
● PC stations
Call corresponding view
● Network objects
● When you left-click, the view appears in
the same window
● AS objects
● Field devices
● User objects
"Message" view
● PC stations
Calling the corresponding view
● Network objects
● When you left-click, the view appears in
the same window
● AS objects
● Field devices
● User objects
"Performance" view
● When you right-click, the view opens in
a new window.
● AS objects,
applies to CPU
● When you right-click, the view opens in
a new window.
Calling the corresponding view
● When you left-click, the view appears in
the same window
● When you right-click, the view opens in
a new window.
"Note" view
● PC stations
Calling the corresponding view
● Network objects
● When you left-click, the view appears in
the same window
● AS objects
● Field devices
● User objects
"Diagnostics" view
● Field devices
Calling the corresponding view
● PC stations,
applies to SIEMENS
IPC
● When you left-click, the view appears in
the same window
● AS objects,
applies to switch and
drive
"Maintenance" view
Calling the corresponding view
● Network objects
● When you left-click, the view appears in
the same window
● Field devices
● User objects
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a new window.
● PC stations
● AS objects
"Connection display" view
● When you right-click, the view opens in
a new window.
● PC stations
applies to MS client,
OS/MS client and OS
client
● When you right-click, the view opens in
a new window.
Calling the corresponding view
● When you left-click, the view appears in
the same window
● When you right-click, the view opens in
a new window.
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Icon
Name
Display for components
from the area
Function
"Monitoring" view
● User objects
Calling the corresponding view
● When you left-click, the view appears in
the same window
● When you right-click, the view opens in
a new window.
"Parameter" view
● AS objects,
applies to CPU
Calling the corresponding view
● When you left-click, the view appears in
the same window
● When you right-click, the view opens in
a new window.
"OB3x" view
● AS objects,
applies to CPU
Calling the corresponding view
● When you left-click, the view appears in
the same window
● When you right-click, the view opens in
a new window.
"OB8xOB1" view
● AS objects,
applies to CPU
Calling the corresponding view
● When you left-click, the view appears in
the same window
● When you right-click, the view opens in
a new window.
Calling additional views
● PC stations
● Network objects
Can only be operated if additional views can
be called
● AS objects
● Field devices
● User objects
5.10.2.2
How to lock and unlock messages
Introduction
Messages are locked or unlocked for components from the areas AS objects, field devices
and user objects.
Messages can be locked or unlocked in the button set or in the faceplate.
Locked messages are indicated by an X:
● In the group display in the overview area
You can find additional information on this topic in the section "Overview area (Page 75)".
● In the maintenance group display in the overview screen, in the area overview screen, in
the block icon and in the faceplate
You can find additional information on this topic in the section "Maintenance status and
maintenance group display (Page 87)".
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Icon in the user interface
Icon
Function
Explanation
Authorization
Lock
messages
● Faceplate
Messages for component are locked
Process controlling (1)
● Button set
Messages of all displayed components
are locked
Unlock
messages
● Faceplate
Messages for component are unlocked
● Button set
Messages of all displayed components
are unlocked
(1) The operator authorization level can be adjusted.
The operator authorization level is saved in the internal tag @LockMessageAuthLevel in
WinCC tag management. This tag is created by the OS project editor.
The operator authorization level depends on the number saved as the initial value in the tag
properties. The initial value is pre-assigned the value 5 by the system.
The number for the required authorization is provided in the User Administrator.
Note
Note that any change in the operator authorization level must be implemented in the project
of each operator station in an MS multiple station system.
Procedure
1. Click the required icon.
Result
Messages are locked or unlocked.
Additional information
For more information on this, refer to the Process Control System PCS 7; Operator Station
manual.
5.10.2.3
How to depassivate modules or channels
Introduction
The passivation symbol is displayed in the faceplate in order to ensure that the discrepancy
of a redundant module or its failed channels can be detected by the maintenance engineer.
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As long as the discrepancy time is active, maintenance required and a message are displayed
in the message system in the faceplate of the module.
If, moreover, a long-term discrepancy is detected, the module/channel is passivated. This
results in a loss of redundancy. The module or the channel is indicated as "Faulty" in the block
icon. The maintenance demanded, the symbol for depassivation and a message are displayed
in the message system in the faceplate.
If the cause of the discrepancy has been remedied, the depassivation can be carried out with
the icon in the faceplate.
Icon in the user interface
Icon
Function
Explanation
Authorization
Depassivation
The module or channels are passivated. "Higher process
controlling" for
diagnostics area
Procedure
1. Click the "Depassivation" icon.
2. Click the "Execute" button.
Result
The depassivation is executed. The icon is hidden.
5.10.2.4
How to open the online view of HW Config
Introduction
The "Call hardware project" icon is used to call the online view of the hardware configuration
(HW Config).
Note
This function is not available for the SIMATIC MS PDM.
Icon in the user interface
Icon
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Function
Explanation
Authorization
Call hardware
project
Opening the online view of the
hardware configuration (HW
Config)
"Higher process controlling" for
diagnostics area
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Displaying the "Call hardware project" icon
The icon is displayed in the faceplate for field devices (EDD) and AS objects in all views.
The hardware project can be called if the MS client is operated on the ES.
Requirement
The component is part of the hardware configuration.
Procedure
1. Click the "Call hardware project" icon.
Note
Do not proceed until the online view of the hardware configuration (HW Config) is
completely open, because HW Config online may otherwise be put in the background and
can no longer be reached if key combinations are locked. In this case, press the button
once again.
Result
The online view of the hardware configuration (HW Config) opens.
5.10.2.5
How to open the configuration interface of SIMATIC PDM
Introduction
The "Call SIMATIC PDM" icon is is used to call the parameter assignment interface of SIMATIC
PDM for the component shown in the faceplate.
Icon in the user interface
Icon
Function
Explanation
Authorization
Call SIMATIC PDM
Calling the configuration
interface of SIMATIC PDM
from this component
"Higher process controlling" for
diagnostics area
Displaying the "Call SIMATIC PDM" icon
The icon is displayed in the faceplate for field devices (EDD) in all views.
The parameter assignment interface can be called if the MS client is operated on the ES.
Requirement
The component can be programmed with SIMATIC PDM.
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Procedure
1. Click the "Call SIMATIC PDM" icon.
Result
SIMATIC PDM opens.
5.10.2.6
How to call up the Web Interface
Introduction
Use the "Call configuration data" icon to open the Web Interface for the component.
Note
This function is not available for the SIMATIC MS PDM.
Requirements
● The network objects must be accessible via the network.
● The "Trusted sites" security setting is in effect.
For additional information on this topic, refer to the SIMATIC NET; "Industrial Ethernet OSM/
ESM Network Management" Manual.
● The network component device profile corresponds to the OSM or SCALANCE device
profile.
Icon in the user interface
Icon
Function
Explanation
Authorization
Call configuration
data
Call of the Web Interface of the
component
"Higher process controlling" for
diagnostics area
Displaying the "Call configuration data" icon
The icon is displayed in the faceplate in all views for network components.
The icon is also displayed when the network component is not accessible.
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Procedure
1. Click the "Call configuration data" icon.
Result
The Web Interface of the component opens.
5.10.2.7
How to call the Diagnostics Monitor diagnostic tool
Introduction
You call the "Diagnostics Monitor" diagnostic tool with the "Diagnostics Monitor" icon.
The diagnostics tool can only be called if your plant is not operated via a PCS 7 Web client.
Requirements
● The software has been installed.
● The Diagnostics Monitor has been configured.
● The port number has been configured.
● The Web server is enabled and started in the Windows firewall.
Icon in the user interface
Icon
Function
Explanation
Authorization
Call
Diagnostics Monitor
Calling the Diagnostics Monitor
diagnostic tool
"Higher process controlling" for
diagnostics area
Displaying the "Call configuration data" icon
The icon is displayed in the faceplate for IPCs.
Procedure
1. Click the "Diagnostics Monitor" icon.
Result
The diagnostic tool is called.
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5.10.3
Views
5.10.3.1
"Ident" view
Available
This view is displayed for all components.
Overview
In this view the configuration data or identification data read from the device online are
displayed in the information box depending on the component.
The structure of the view is identical for all faceplates; only the origin of the identification data
is different.
The following figure shows an example of the view:
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Display
● Maintenance status
You can find more information on the maintenance status in the sections "Maintenance
status and maintenance group display (Page 87)" and "Maintenance status of redundant
components (Page 89)".
● Identification data
You will find information on the sources of the identification data in the section "Sources of
the identification data (Page 125)".
Note
Not every asset provides all identification data.
If certain identification fields in the "Ident" view are empty even though the time stamp in
the "Last update" field has been updated, these data are not provided by the component.
The causes may be as follows:
● No data saved in the component
● Component does not recognize the data
If, however, no time stamp is displayed in the "Last update" field, then either the
identification data have not been updated or there are no online data available for these
components.
● Comment
The comment is read from HW Config.
● Last update
The timestamp of the last update of the identification data is displayed.
Operating element
Icon
5.10.3.2
Explanation
Authorization
Click the icon to update the
identification data of the
component.
"Process controlling" for
diagnostics area
"Messages" view
Available
This view is displayed for all components.
Overview
This view includes all messages pending for a component.
The following messages are displayed:
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● Diagnostic/error messages
● Operating messages after selection of the long-term archive list in the toolbar
The following figure shows an example of the view:
Display
Messages
● Currently pending messages, independent of acknowledgment status
● Unacknowledged messages went out
● In addition to the "tagname" filter, only messages relating to "Diagnostics" are displayed.
Operator elements
Operation takes place the same way as operation on an operator station.
You can find additional information on this in the manual PCS 7 Process Control
System, OS Process Control.
The following icon is also displayed for switching between the "Chronology" view and the
"Operator message" view if the short-term archive list is selected.
Icon
Explanation
Authorization
By clicking the icon, the short-term archive list is called
and the following icon for switching between the
"Chronology" view and the "Operator message" view
is displayed.
No access protection
You change the view by clicking the icon.
5.10.3.3
"Maintenance" view
Available
This view is displayed for all components.
Overview
This view allows the maintenance engineer to demand and manage a maintenance job for the
specific component. The maintenance status of the demanded maintenance measure is
displayed in the diagnostic screens in the maintenance group display. The maintenance status,
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the maintenance job and the status of the maintenance job are displayed in the header of the
faceplate.
In this view you can execute a single export, consisting of identification data, the maintenance
status and the maintenance information of the respective component.
The following figure shows an example of the view:
Display
● Sum status of the release for maintenance
The display is formed from the status of the release for maintenance of the lower-level/
interconnected components and of its own component.
Display
Meaning
Release enabled for all components involved
Release not enabled for at least one component
involved
● Release for maintenance for lower-level and interconnected components from the
technology area
Display
Meaning
Not interconnected
Interconnect and release not enabled
Interconnected and release enabled
● Note
The note text entered for the maintenance job is displayed.
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Operator elements
Icon/
Name
Explanation
Operator permission
"Maintenance job" area
A maintenance job is requested by clicking an
option button.
"Process controlling" for
diagnostics area
"Requested action" area
You select an action from the drop-down list
box.
An action, for example, can be
"Disassembly".
You can find information on configuration of
an action in the section "Creating
maintenance actions (Page 53)".
"Time requested" area
The time of the request of the maintenance
job is specified in the input box. The time is
entered in the following format:
YYYY.MM.DD - hh:mm.
"Service status" area
By selecting an option button, the
maintenance job is given a processing status.
"Targets" area
● Check boxes
By selecting this check box, the single
export file is stored in the selected target.
● Drop-down list box
Select the storage path for the single
export file from the drop-down list box. A
maximum of two targets can be selected
at the same time.
You can find information on configuration of
a target in the section "Creating maintenance
targets (Page 50)".
You print the single export file by clicking the
icon.
The Print function is available if your plant is
not operated via a PCS 7 Web client.
You can find information on single export in the section "Individual export - exporting individual
component data (Page 64)".
5.10.3.4
"Note" view
Available
This view is displayed for all components.
Note
This function is not available for the SIMATIC MS PDM.
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Overview
You can leave temporary messages for other maintenance engineers in this view.
The following figure shows an example of the "Note" view.
Operating element
Icon
Explanation
Authorization
Free area
Text box for the note
"Process controlling" for
diagnostics area
The note is enabled or disabled by selecting the check
box.
● Enabling
The note is enabled when the check box is
selected.
The next time the faceplate is opened or there is a
process picture change, you can see in the status
bar of the block icon and the faceplate that there
is a new message for you.
● Disabling
The display in the status bar of the faceplate and
in the block icon is hidden.
The message is not deleted automatically.
Note
Keep in mind that a complete compilation of the MS (that is the MS for single station systems
and the MS server for multiple station systems) and subsequent downloading of the MS server
deletes the contents of the note view.
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5.10.3.5
"Diagnostics" view PC objects area
Available
The view is displayed for the IPC component from the PC objects area.
Note
This function is not available for the SIMATIC MS PDM.
Overview
Up to 16 binary states can be displayed in this view.
● The following figure shows an example of the view for a component IPC with the profile
V1.3:
● The following figure shows an example of the view for a component IPC with the profile
V1.4:
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Display
● Status
The following table shows the icon identification of the states:
Icon identification
Meaning
No icon
Status disabled
Pending fault
5.10.3.6
"Diagnostics" view AS objects area
Available
The following views are displayed for components from the AS objects area.
Note
This function is not available for the SIMATIC MS PDM.
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Switch and Drive overview
Information on Switch and Drive devices is displayed in these views.
● The following figure shows an example of the view for Switch:
● The following figure shows an example of the view for Drive:
● The following figure shows an example of the view for Drive in accordance with the NAMUR
standard:
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Display
● Status
The following table shows the icon identification of the states:
Icon identification
Meaning
No icon
Status disabled
Pending fault
Pending warning
5.10.3.7
"Diagnostics" view user objects area
Available
The following views are displayed for components from the user objects area.
Overview
In this view, information on the user object are displayed.
The following figure shows an example of the view:
Display
● Status
The following table shows the icon identification of the states:
Icon identification
Meaning
No icon
Status disabled
Pending fault
● Display text
The texts are configured by the user in the PDM object of the AssetM block in the EDD.
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5.10.3.8
"Diagnostics" view field devices area
Available
This view is displayed for all components from the field devices area.
Overview
In this view, data from HART or PROFIBUS field devices is displayed.
The data is read out for SIMATIC PDM.
The following figure shows an example of the view:
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Display
● Communication via PDM
Displays the status of the communication connection between SIMATIC PDM and the
device the last time communication was established
Icon
Meaning
No icon
No status pending
"Good" status
● Device status
Displays the possible status of the relevant device (standard diagnostics according to PA
profile)
Icon
Meaning
No icon
No status pending
"Good" status
"Bad" status
● Detailed diagnostics:
The information and texts are read directly from the component and are interpreted by the
EDD supplied by the component manufacturer.
● Cyclical update
Icon
Meaning
The update interval is displayed.
The value "1 day" is pre-assigned by default.
If you wish to change the update interval, you will have to adjust
the value of the internal tag "@PDMDiagCycleTime" in the
WinCC project of the OS server of which the measuring point
is part.
● Last check
Time stamp of the last update of the component data
Note
Texts and languages are manufacturer- and device-specific. The language displayed
corresponds to the language that has been set for SIMATIC PDM or the manufacturer's
default language. The information displayed in this area indicates messages for the
relevant field device.
Operator elements
Icon
Explanation
Authorization
Cyclical update is enabled or disabled by
selecting the check box.
"Process controlling" for
diagnostics area
Update is disabled in this display.
Click the icon to update the displayed
information.
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5.10.3.9
"Performance" view AS objects area
Available
This view is displayed for the CUP with SCF78 component from the AS objects area for the
following firmware versions:
● Standard CPU >= firmware version V5.0
● H CPU >= firmware version V4.5
Overview
This view graphically displays the overall situation of the CPU utilization. All values in the bar
chart are given as percentages. The reference value is the configured maximum cycle
monitoring time for the CPU.
Because the actual value display of the respective last cycle would cause a widely fluctuating
reduction ratio display in the screen refreshing cycle, all of the displays of the overall situation
are mean values.
The following figure shows an example of the view:
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Display
● Total runtime
The values in the bar diagram are specified in %, relative to the set maximum cycle
monitoring time.
Its numeric magnitude is displayed under the bar.
– Mean value
Mean value of the actual value in % (TOTALPER block parameter)
– Actual value
Mean value of all net runtimes in % OB3x/ OB8x + OB1 (TOTALCUR block parameter)
– Max. value
Formed from the net runtimes in % of all the OB3x / OB8x + OB1 net runtimes from the
last cycle (TOTALMAX block parameter)
– Min. value
Formed from the net runtimes in % of all the OB3x / OB8x + OB1 net runtimes from the
last cycle (TOTALMIN block parameter)
● Horizontal bar diagrams for OB3x
The values refer to the respective OB cycle time.
The graphic display of the OB 3x times is expanded by an indicator that signals buffered
and lost start events.
– Net value
– Gross value
● Horizontal bar diagrams for OB8x and OB1
The values refer to the configured maximum cycle monitoring time.
– Net value
● Scan rate:
Display of the scan rate for all cyclical OBs of the user program
Operating element
Icon
Explanation
Authorization
You reset the values by clicking the icon.
"Process controlling" for
diagnostics area
Avoiding a CPU stop
Functions have been integrated into the CPU to ensure that the user programs can continue
running even when the CPU becomes overloaded and to prevent the CPU from switching to
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"STOP" mode. "Emergency mode" is parameterized in the "CPU function block", "Parameters
view".
CAUTION
When the CPU gets close to full capacity, the user programs will become sluggish. If this
starts to affect process mode, the user program will need to be reconfigured.
You can find additional information on this topic in the section ""Parameter" view AS objects
area (Page 119)".
5.10.3.10 "OBx..." view AS objects area
Available
This view is displayed for the CUP with SCF78 component from the AS objects area for the
following firmware versions:
● Standard CPU >= firmware version V5.0
● H CPU >= firmware version V4.5.
Overview
This view displays the utilization of the OBs in a CPU with diagnostics functionality.
The following figure shows an example of the "OB3x" view .
The figure shows an example of the "OB8x/OB1" view.
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Display
● The utilization of the OB3x organization blocks is shown in the "OB3x" view:
– The absolute gross and net value, and the average value over a number of cycles of
the OB 3x, related to the configured maximum cycle monitoring time of the OB in each
case.
– The minimum and maximum values reached since the last reset of the OBs
● The utilization level of the OB8x organization blocks is shown in the "OB8x/OB1" view:
– The absolute net value and the average value over a number of cycles of the OB8x and
OB1, related to the configured maximum cycle monitoring time of the OB in each case.
– The minimum and maximum values reached since the last reset of the OBs.
Operating element
Icon
Explanation
Operator permission
You reset the counter values by clicking the icon. "Process controlling" for diagnostics
area
5.10.3.11 "Parameter" view AS objects area
Available
● For the component CPU from the AS objects area
– Standard CPU >= firmware version V5.0
– H CPU >= firmware version V4.5
Overview
In this view, parameters can be assigned for the overload behavior.
The default cycle monitoring time for the CPU is 6 s.
Failure to process all the OBs within this time will result in a cycle overload.
To prevent the CPU from switching to "Stop" mode, you can parameterize "Emergency mode".
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● The following figure shows an example of the "Parameter" view of the CPU with SFC78.
● The following figure shows an example of the "Parameter" view of the CPU without SFC78.
Emergency mode
"Emergency mode" automatically reduces the speed of the configured cyclic tasks. The user
programs then run more slowly.
"Emergency mode" should not be used on a continuous basis. It is signaled as maintenance
alarm.
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Display/Operation
Identifier
Explanation
OB3x reduction with overload
In the event of an overload the OB is processed more
slowly.
Operator permission
"Higher process
controlling" for
Reduction is enabled or disabled by selecting the check diagnostics area
box.
In this display, reduction is enabled.
Max. number suppr. STOP demanded
X
After the cycle monitoring time is exceeded for X+2
times, the CPU switches to "STOP"
(X is a number between 1 and 9999)
The number 50 is preset at the block for X by the
system.
Alarm limit capacity
If the total utilization, which equates to the sum of the
mean values for all the net run times (in % for OB3x,
OB8x + OB1), exceeds the alarm limit capacity, then
the message "Net time consumption of all OBs exceeds
max. limit" is output and the maintenance status is set
to "Maintenance demanded".
Cancel reduction for
Emergency mode is terminated automatically when the
maximum total utilization of the controller as configured
in the "Cancel reduction for x%" or "MAX_VAL
(CPU_RT)" parameter is reduced accordingly and
there is no longer any long-term violation of the cycle
time.
Hysteresis alarm limit
Hysteresis prevents the message "Net time required by
all OBs exceeds max. limit" from "wavering".
Calculating the CPU load (Display)
The CPU load for the display is calculated for the
specified number of cycles.
Calculating the CPU load (internally)
The (internal) CPU load is calculated for the specified
number of cycles.
Message as of request errors
If the value is exceeded, an "OB3x request error"
message is output.
CPU load increase to
Once the slowest running OB has resumed normal
running speed for 5 consecutive cycles, the reduction
is canceled.
5.10.3.12 "Connection display of the client component" view
Available
The view is displayed for all components from the PC objects area for the types OS client, MS
client and OS/MS client.
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The view is available if your plant is not operated via a PCS 7 Web client.
Note
This function is not available for the SIMATIC MS PDM.
Overview
This view displays all client connections to servers whose server data are loaded.
Servers are OS servers and the MS server.
The following figure shows an example of the view:
Display
● The symbolic computer name of all servers
● The computer name of all servers
● The computer name of the redundant partner
● Preferred server
● Current connection
Display
Meaning
Configured preferred server
Currently connected server, connection available
Connection available
Connection not available
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5.10.3.13 "Monitoring" view user objects area
Available
This view is displayed for all components from the user objects area.
Overview
PCS 7 offers the facility of setting up, in a user diagnostics structure, monitoring functions for
objects which are not automatically integrated in the diagnostics screens of the maintenance
station. These objects include, for example:
● Values defined by rules or calculations
● Objects that do not support diagnostics (e.g., field devices not recognized in PCS 7)
● Technical areas
● Groups of components
You can show the following monitoring functions in a diagnostics screen:
● Operating hours meter
● Service interval
● Calibration interval
The following figure shows an example of the view:
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Display
● Label for the process value e.g. PV1
The text is configured by the user in the PDM object of the AssetM block in the EDD.
The label is hidden if there is no label in the EDD.
● Signal status
The number in the priority column indicates the priority of the display. The lowest number
has the highest priority.
Display
Priority
Remark
1
Bad, device-related
2
Bad, process-related
3
Local functional check, simulation
4
Uncertain, device-related
5
Uncertain, process-related
6
Maintenance demanded
None
7
Good
None
-
Input not connected
● Actual value
The value is read from the AssetM block.
● Remaining value
The difference between the actual value and the next limit value is formed in the AssetM
block.
● Units of measure
The unit of measurement is configured in the AssetM block.
● Alarm limits
The alarm limits are configured in the AssetM block.
Operator elements
Icon
Explanation
Authorization
The alarm limits are enabled or disabled by selecting the check "Process controlling" for
box.
diagnostics area
In this display, the alarm limits are disabled.
A pulse is output at the block by clicking this icon. This pulse
can be processed further, for example to reset the counter
value at the following technological block (counter).
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5.11
Sources of the identification data
Where does the identification data for the IPC faceplate come from?
For IPC faceplates, the identification data of the tags is read from the data manager. These
tags are created using the "Export tags for WinCC" function in the OPC server properties.
Identification data
Origin
Profile V1.3
Profile V1.4
Profile MIB-II
TAG / HID
SNMP tag ".sysName"
Object properties of the PC station
"Computer name"
LID
HW Config/OPC server "Name"
Object properties of the PC station
"Name"
Address
HW Config/OPC server "IP address" /
SNMP tag "&ipAddress()"
IP address terminal bus CCAgent
Description
Not available
SNMP tag ".&description()"
Not available
Message
Not available
Message
Not available
Device type
SNMP tag ".ProductName"
IWbemService
(Win32_ComputerSystem_Model)
Manufacturer
SNMP tag ".Manufacturer"
IWbemService
(Win32_ComputerSystem_Manufacturer)
Order number
Not available
IWbemService
(Win32_ComputerSystemproduct_
IdentifyingNumber)
Serial number
SNMP tag ".SerialNumber"
IWbemService
(Win32_BaseBoard_SerialNumber)
Installation date
Not available
IWbemService (Win32_OperatingSystem_
InstallDate)
HW revision
SNMP tag ".HwVersion"
IWbemService (Win32_BaseBoard_Version)
SW revision
SNMP tag ".SwVersion"
IWbemService
(Win32_BIOS_SMBIOSVersion)
Last update
Time stamp of the updating of the identification data
Comment
Object properties of the PC station "Comment"
SNMP tag ".OrderNumber"
SNMP tag ".SwDate"
Where does the identification data for the PC faceplate come from?
For PC faceplates, the identification data of the tags is read from the data manager.
Identification data
Origin
TAG / HID
Object properties of the PC station objects "Computer name"
LID
Object properties of the PC station "Name"
Address
IP address terminal bus CCAgent
Description
Not available
Message
Not available
Device type
IWbemService (Win32_ComputerSystem_Model)
Manufacturer
IWbemService (Win32_ComputerSystem_Manufacturer)
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Identification data
Origin
Order number
IWbemService (Win32_ComputerSystemproduct_IdentifyingNumber)
Serial number
IWbemService (Win32_BaseBoard_SerialNumber)
Installation date
IWbemService (Win32_OperatingSystem_InstallDate)
HW revision
IWbemService (Win32_BaseBoard_Version)
SW revision
IWbemService (Win32_BIOS_SMBIOSVersion)
Last update
Time stamp of the updating of the identification data
Comment
Object properties of the PC station "Comment"
Where does the identification data for the OSM faceplate come from?
For OSM faceplates, the identification data of the tags is read from the data manager. These
tags are created using the "Export tags for WinCC" function in the OPC server properties.
Identification data
Origin
Profil_OSM_V10.txt
Profile MIB-II
TAG / HID
WBM "automationFunctionTag"
Not available
LID
HW Config/OPC server "Name"
Address
HW Config/OPC server "IP address" /
SNMP tag ".&ipAddress()"
Description
Not available
Message
Device type
WBM "Device Type" /
SNMP tag ".sysDesr"
Manufacturer
WBM "automationManufacturerId"
Order number
SNMP tag ".snInfoOrderNr"
Serial number
SNMP tag ".snInfoSerialNr"
Installation date
Not available
HW revision
SNMP tag ".snHWVersion"
SW revision
SNMP tag ".snSWVersion"
Last update
Time stamp of the updating of the identification data
Comment
HW Config/OPC server "Comment"
Not available
WBM = Web based management (Web interface of the network object)
Note
The identification data can be adjusted using the "OPC Scout" tool.
You can find additional information on this topic in the section "Adapting the identification
data with network components (Page 129)".
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Where does the identification data for the AS faceplate come from?
The identification data for the AS faceplate is read out from the properties of the block or
dynamically from the CPU.
Identification data
Origin
HID / TAG
static
dynamic
HW Config "Higher level designation" (HID)
I&M data (SZL), (I&M1 Tag_Function)
LID
static
Address
HW Config "Designation" or "Name"
Not available
Description
static
HW Config "additional information"
dynamic
I&M data (SZL), (I&M3 Descriptor)
Message
Not available
Device type
HW Config "type" or "short description"
Manufacturer
static
dynamic
HW Config - Not accessible*
I&M data (SZL), (I&M0 Manufacturer_ID)
Order number
static
dynamic
HW Config "Order number"
I&M data (SZL), (I&M0 Order_ID)
Serial number
static
dynamic
Not available
I&M data (SZL) (I&M0 Serial_number)
Installation date
static
dynamic
HW Config "installation date"
I&M data (SZL), (I&M2 Installation_date)
HW revision
static
dynamic
Not available
I&M data (SZL) (I&M0 Hardware_revision)
SW revision
static
dynamic
HW Config - Not accessible*
I&M data (SZL) (I&M0 Software_revision)
Last update
Time stamp of the updating of the identification
data
Comment
HW Config "Comment"
* Not accessible means that the user cannot make an entry or modification here.
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Where does the identification data for the PDM faceplate come from?
On the PDM faceplate, the identification data is read to PDM in XML format via a COM interface.
Identification data
Origin
TAG / HID
EDD PDM "TAG"
LID
EDD PDM "Install location"
Address
Not available
Description
EDD PDM "Descriptor"
Message
EDD PDM "Message"
Device type
EDD PDM "Product name"
Manufacturer
EDD PDM "Manufacturer"
Order number
EDD PDM "Order number"
Serial number
EDD PDM "Device serial number"
Installation date
EDD PDM "Installation date"
HW revision
EDD PDM "Hardware revision"
SW revision
EDD PDM "Software revision"
Last update
Time stamp of the updating of the PDM database
Comment
HW Config "Comment"
Where does the identification data for the AssetM faceplate come from?
On the AssetM faceplate, the identification data is read to PDM in XML format via a COM
interface or from tags from the data manager.
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Identification data
Origin
TAG / HID
EDD PDM "TAG"
LID
EDD PDM "Install location"
Address
Not available
Description
EDD PDM "Descriptor"
Message
EDD PDM "Message"
Device type
EDD PDM "Product name"
Manufacturer
EDD PDM "Manufacturer"
Order number
EDD PDM "Order number"
Serial number
EDD PDM "Device serial number"
Installation date
EDD PDM "Installation date"
HW revision
EDD PDM "Hardware revision"
SW revision
EDD PDM "Software revision"
Last update
Time stamp of the updating of the PDM database
Comment
CFC "Block comment"
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5.12
Adapting the identification data with network components
Introduction
In the process control, values of SNMP tags of components are displayed in the faceplate.
You can change the defaults using the "OPC Scout" utility.
Procedure
1. In the Windows start menu, select SIMATIC > SIMATIC NET > OPC Scout from the
submenus.
The OPC Scout opens.
2. In the tree view, double-click the entry "Server > Local Server(s) > OPC SimaticNET".
The "Add group" dialog box opens.
3. In the "Enter a new 'Group name'" input field, enter the name for the new group and click
"OK".
The new group is created in the tree view.
4. Double-click on the newly created group.
The "OPC Navigator" dialog box opens.
5. Select the "Connections > SNMP" entry in the tree view.
6. Select, for example, "Name of SNMP server (CP 1623 / CP 1613) > System".
7. Choose the items "sysname" and "syslocation" from the list and click the arrow button "-->".
The selected items are displayed.
The "sysname" is used for the "Day" in the faceplate, and the "syslocation" for the
"Description".
8. Click "OK".
9. Double-click the value you want to change and which has at least the access right "W".
The "Write values of items" dialog box opens.
10.Enter the plant-specific name and click "OK".
11.Repeat steps 9 and 10 for any other values you want to change.
12.Close the OPC Scout with the menu command File > Exit.
5.13
Relationship between maintenance job and maintenance status
Introduction
The maintenance engineer can generate a maintenance job in the "Maintenance" view in the
faceplate.
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Maintenance engineer provides status of process controls
The possible status transitions are illustrated in the "Status of OS operator controls" diagram
below.
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Status transitions are executed by the maintenance engineer.
The maintenance engineer creates a maintenance job (maintenance alarm, maintenance
demanded or maintenance required) for a component. While maintenance is being carried out
on the relevant component, the maintenance engineer sets the maintenance job to the status
"In progress".
Once maintenance has been completed, the maintenance engineer sets the maintenance job
to the status "Completed".
5.14
Overview of release for maintenance
Overview
In the faceplate, the plant operator (operator of the OS areas) can enable the release for
maintenance for the maintenance engineer (operator of the diagnostics area) for a component,
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e.g. a motor, in the faceplate. The release for maintenance is displayed to the maintenance
engineer in the corresponding faceplate of the component.
The maintenance engineer creates a maintenance job for the component in the faceplate in
the "Maintenance" view. The maintenance engineer places the component in the state "In
progress" when maintenance is taking place. The "In progress" status is displayed to the
operator in the faceplate.
In addition, the plant operator can change the mode to "Out of service" mode. In this mode all
messages and functions of the block are turned off.
Additional information
Additional information on activating and deactivating is available in the following section and
in the online help for the respective technological block.
5.15
How to activate/deactivate the release for maintenance
Activating the release for maintenance
Requirements
● The technological block is interconnected in the CFC.
● "On" or "Manual" mode has been activated.
● The operator has the operating right "system operation".
Procedure 1 - plant operators
1. Open the technological faceplate.
2. Select the "Parameter" view.
3. Check the "Release for maintenance" box.
Result
An operator message is generated.
The release for maintenance is displayed in front of the "In progress" option button in the
diagnostic faceplate in the "Maintenance" view.
Procedure 2 - Maintenance engineer
1. Open the diagnostic faceplate.
2. Select the "Maintenance" view.
3. Select the "In progress" option button.
Result
An operator message is generated.
Depending on the configuration, the following is displayed on the technological faceplate:
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● "Maintenance in progress" icon
● "Out of service" mode and the "Maintenance in progress" icon
Maintenance can be performed. After the completion of the maintenance operation, the enable
has to be canceled manually by the plant operator.
Deactivating the release for maintenance
Procedure
1. Open the technological faceplate.
2. Select the "Parameter" view.
3. Deselect the "In progress" option button.
Result
The "Maintenance in progress" icon is hidden in the technological faceplate.
The active mode "Out of service" is reset.
5.16
Execution of a maintenance job
Introduction
This section provides an overview of the execution of a maintenance job.
A maintenance job can be requested from the maintenance status "Good" of the component
or after a message on the component.
A note on the maintenance job can be entered in the "Note" area while the maintenance job
is being processed.
The text entered is displayed in the "Note" area:
● In the "Ident" view in the notes area of the faceplate
● In the "Message" view in the notes area of the short-term archive list
● In the message system in the operating list
The execution is described using a maintenance job from the "Good" maintenance status of
the component for the maintenance status "Maintenance alarm".
Requirement
The "Maintenance" view for the component is open.
The releases for maintenance are available.
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Procedure
1. In the "Maintenance job" area, select the "Alarm" option button.
The control field for activating the maintenance job is displayed below the faceplate view.
2. Click "On" in the control field.
The maintenance job "Alarm" is requested.
In the header of the faceplate and in the block icon, the status "Maintenance alarm
requested" is displayed in the icon of the maintenance group display.
Display:
In addition, the maintenance job status "Maintenance engineer has not yet created a
maintenance job" is displayed in the faceplate header.
Display:
3. Enter a text in the "Note" area if required.
4. Select the "In progress" option button in the "Service status" area.
The control field for activating "Service status" is displayed below the faceplate view.
5. Click "On".
In the block header, the display for the status of the maintenance job changes from
"Maintenance engineer has not yet created a maintenance job" to the status "In progress".
Display:
6. Enter a text in the "Note" area if required.
7. Export the maintenance job.
– In the "Targets" area, select the check box for a target.
– Select the target from the corresponding drop-down list.
– In the "Targets" area, select the check box for another target if required.
– Select the target from the corresponding drop-down list.
– Click "Export".
Display:
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8. Select the following option button in the "Service status" area:
– If you wish to complete the maintenance job, select the "Completed" option button.
– If you wish to cancel the maintenance job, select the "Cancel" option button.
The control field for activating "Service status" is displayed below the faceplate view.
9. Click "On".
The maintenance status of the component is displayed maintenance group display in the
block header and in the block icon.
The icon for the status of the maintenance job "Canceled" or "Completed" is displayed in
the block header.
Display of the maintenance job status "Canceled" or "Completed":
The text in the "Note" area is deleted.
Result
The maintenance job is complete.
For additional information on single export, refer to the section ""Maintenance" view
(Page 106)".
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Integration by the Alarm Control Center
6.1.1
Application of the "Alarm Control Center"
6
Alarm Control Center
The Alarm Control Center (ACC) is a PCS 7 add-on. With the available options, it can be
customized for everything from stand-alone solutions to company-wide communication
solutions.
Messages of the monitored components of the maintenance station can be forwarded to the
Alarm Control Center for further processing.
The Alarm Control Center offers the following functions:
● Forwarding of messages to specific recipients
● Integrated shift and personnel management for time-dependent delivery of messages to
different persons
● Extensive escalation system for reliable delivery of messages even when individual
recipients cannot be reached
● Network-wide operator control and configuration through web capability
Note
You can use the Alarm Control Center only in versions MS Standard and
SIMATIC MS PDM.
Forwarding of messages to specific recipients
The following messages from an individual component can be forwarded:
● Diagnostic messages
● Messages about operations
● Messages about maintenance demanded
Recipients of messages that can be sent automatically via the ACC include, for example:
● SMS to mobile telephone
● Pager
● Voice output to a telephone
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● E-mail
● LAN message to PC
6.1.2
Configuration overview
The following table lists the topics that include information and configuration instructions. The
sequence listed in the table corresponds to the recommended configuration sequence.
6.1.3
Step
What?
How?
1
Configuring the single export
Individual export - exporting individual
component data (Page 64)
2
Creating maintenance targets
Creating maintenance targets (Page 50)
2
Creating maintenance actions
Creating maintenance actions (Page 53)
3
Configuring the trigger tag for the script
How to configure the trigger tag for the global
script (Page 136)
4
Creating a script to transfer data to the Alarm
Control Center
How to create a global script for data transfer
to the ACC (Page 137)
5
Configuring the license number
How to configure the license number of the
ACC for the export function (Page 139)
6
Integrating data into the Alarm Control
Center
Integrating data into the ACC (Page 139)
7
Configuring the Alarm Control Center
Configuration in ACC (Page 140)
How to configure the trigger tag for the global script
Introduction
Data is transferred to the Alarm Control Center by means of a global script. This global script
uses a trigger tag.
In the following we create the trigger tag "@ASSET_EXPORT_FINISHED".
Requirement
The WinCC project is opened:
● In an MS single station system, this is the WinCC project of the MS.
● In an MS multiple station system, it is the WinCC project of the MS server.
Procedure
1. Select the "Tag Management" editor from the tree view in WinCC Explorer.
2. Select the "Internal tags" object.
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3. Open the shortcut menu and select the menu command New tag... .
The "General" tab of the "Tag properties" dialog box opens.
4. In the "Name:" input field, enter the trigger tag "@ASSET_EXPORT_FINISHED".
5. Go to the "Data type:" drop-down list box and select the entry "Integer unsigned 32 Bit".
6. Click "OK".
6.1.4
How to create a global script for data transfer to the ACC
Introduction
A global script is used to transfer data from a component to ACC. You create the global script
in WinCC Explorer in the "Global Script" editor.
An example script is used to create the global script. The sample script is supplied on the DVD
Process Control System; SIMATIC PCS 7 V8.0 or higher in the directory "Additional_Products/
ACC_integration/Scripts".
The sample script is available in the section "Example of script for data export to the ACC
(Page 140)".
Note
The example script is suitable for a connection in the following configurations:
● When using an MS single station system, the ACC core system is installed on the MS.
● If you are using an MS multiple station system, the ACC core system is installed on the
MS server and the MS server is not in redundant design.
For additional information about the connection to ACC, refer to the documentation of Alarm
Control Center.
Before using the example script, check the file names and path specifications configured in it
against the real directory structure of the PC that is used. Change them if necessary.
Configure the maintenance target in the extended diagnostic settings.
Copy the name and the path from the sample script.
You can find additional information on this topic in the section "Creating maintenance targets
(Page 50)".
The sample script has the instruction that the path is created automatically the first time the
script is started.
Requirements
● The configuration of the maintenance targets and the maintenance actions is complete.
● The trigger tag "@ASSET_EXPORT_FINISHED" is configured.
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Procedure
1. In the WinCC Explorer tree view, select the "Global Script" editor.
2. Select the shortcut menu command Open VBS Editor.
3. In the navigation window of the VBS Editor, select the "Actions" tab.
4. Select the shortcut menu command New > Action.
5. Copy the code of the example script from the section "Example of script for data export to
the ACC (Page 140)" and insert it in between the code lines "Function action" and "End
Function".
Make sure these code lines are not already in the script when inserting them.
6. Select File > Save to save the action.
Since this is a new action, the "Save As" dialog box opens. Enter a name for the action, for
example "ACC_Send_Messages".
7. The tag "@ASSET_EXPORT_FINISHED" is selected as a trigger for the global script.
Select the menu command Extras > Info / Trigger.
The "Properties” dialog box opens.
8. Select the "Trigger" tab.
9. Select the entry "Tag" in the navigation window.
10.Click the "Add" button.
The "Add trigger" dialog box opens.
Enter the name "@ASSET_EXPORT_FINISHED" in the "Tag name" input box.
11.Click the "Add" button.
The tag is entered into the "Trigger name" table.
You can alternatively use the "..." button to open a selection dialog and select the tag from
it.
12.Click "OK".
The "Add trigger" dialog box closes.
13.Click "OK".
The "Properties" dialog box closes.
14.Select the menu command File > Save.
The action is saved.
15.Select the menu command File > Exit.
The VBS Editor closes.
Result
The required configurations for data export to the Alarm Control Center are now implemented.
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6.1.5
How to configure the license number of the ACC for the export function
Introduction
The license number of the Alarm Control Center (ACC) is required as a parameter in the export
file for an individual export. The license number must therefore be retrieved from the Alarm
Control Center and configured in the maintenance station in the file "logininfo.xml".
As an example, the "logininfo.xml " file is supplied on the DVD Process Control System;
SIMATIC PCS 7 V8.0 or higher in the directory "Additional_Products / ACC_integration /
LoginInfo".
Requirement
● The license number of the Alarm Control Center is known.
You can find the license number in the "System Overview" of the Alarm Control Center
under "Coupling Agents" and the entry "OpenInterface".
Procedure
1. In Windows Explorer, navigate to the DVD Process Control System; SIMATIC PCS 7 V8.0
or higher, to the directory "Additional_Products / ACC_integration / LoginInfo".
2. From the DVD, copy the subdirectory "ACC" as a subdirectory to the local WinCC project
directory of the maintenance station under "<wincc_project_name>".
By default the WinCC project lies in the directory of the corresponding S7 project in the
subdirectory "wincproj / <wincc_project_name>".
The path "<wincc_project_name> / ACC" is used for the XML file in the example script.
3. Open the "logininfo.xml" file with an XML editor such as Windows Notepad.
4. Enter the license number of the Alarm Control Center in the "<License>" parameter. The
format in the example file is specified by default.
5. Select the menu command File > Save.
6. Select the menu command File > Exit.
Result
The license number of the Alarm Control Center is now configured for individual export.
6.1.6
Integrating data into the ACC
Integrating data into the Alarm Control Center
For additional information about the integration of the data in Alarm Control Center please refer
to the documentation of Alarm Control Center.
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6.1.7
Configuration in ACC
Rules
The following rules have to be observed for configuration in the Alarm Control Center:
● The coupling agent "OpenInterface" with "ACC Open Interface Runtime license (CAL)" is
required.
● The send channel "ACC LAN Message" is preferred. The router must already be set up.
● The "Administrator" user must be set up for the channel "ACC LAN Message". Set
"localhost" as the phone number.
6.1.8
Example of script for data export to the ACC
Introduction
Before you use the example script, read the section "How to create a global script for data
transfer to the ACC (Page 137)".
The following example script can be used to export data of a component for the Alarm Control
Center.
Example script
Option Explicit
Function action
' Links to online help of Microsoft VBS objects
' VBScript language reference: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/
library/d1wf56tt.aspx
' "FilesystemObject" : http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/
hww8txat.aspx
' "Files" Object
: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/
18b41306.aspx
' "Folder" Object
: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/
1c87day3.aspx
Dim ExportTarget
Dim AlarmGroup
Dim loginInfoPath
AlarmGroup = "9999" ' use default alarm group 9999
ExportTarget = "ACC_Export"
' The logininfo contains the host name of the ACC server, the agent
name and
' your license key. It must be adapted to your environment.
LoginInfoPath = HMIRuntime.ActiveProject.Path & "\ACC\logininfo.xml"
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Dim
Dim
Dim
Dim
fso
folder
fc
f1
'
'
'
'
FileSystemObject
folder where XML files are stored
Files Collection
current file in Files Collection
Set fso = CreateObject("scripting.filesystemobject")
Set folder = fso.GetFolder(HMIRuntime.ActiveProject.Path & _
"\AssetExport\" & ExportTarget & "\Out\")
Set fc = folder.Files
' create and initialize Interlink and job helper objects
Dim il ' FSP3Interlink.Interlink object
On Error Resume Next
Set il = HMIRuntime.DataSet("il").Value
If IsEmpty(il) Then
Set il = CreateObject("FSP3Interlink.Interlink")
' load login info from File
Dim file
Dim logininfo
Set file = fso.OpenTextFile(LoginInfoPath)
loginInfo = file.ReadAll()
il.AddGateway "dcom://localhost", 5, loginInfo, Nothing, False
HMIRuntime.DataSet.Add "il", il
End If
For Each f1 In fc
If Right(f1.name, 4) = ".xml" Then
Dim job
Dim MessageText
Dim objXML
Set objXML = CreateObject("MSXML2.DOMDocument.3.0") '
delivered with IE 6.0SP1, see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/269238
objXML.validateOnParse = True
' load XML file
If Not objXML.Load(f1.Path) Then
' error while loading or parsing the XML document
HMIRuntime.Trace "Error parsing the XML document" & vbCrLf
& vbCrLf _
& "Reason: " & objXML.parseError.reason & vbCrLf _
& "Line: " & objXML.parseError.Line
' process next XML file and rename this file to ignore
it next time
fso.MoveFile f1.Path, f1.Path + ".error"
Else
' adapt created Messagetext to your needs
Dim child
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MessageText = "Maintenance Request: "
Set child = objXml.documentElement.selectSingleNode("/
Document/b2mml:EquipmentInformation/b2mml:Equipment/
b2mml:EquipmentProperty/b2mml:Value/b2mml:ValueString[../
b2mml:Key='Name']")
MessageText = MessageText & " Tag=" & child.text
Set child = objXml.documentElement.selectSingleNode("/
Document/b2mml:MaintenanceInformation/b2mml:MaintenanceRequest/
b2mml:Problem")
MessageText = MessageText & " / Problem=" & child.text
Set child = objXml.documentElement.selectSingleNode("/
Document/b2mml:MaintenanceInformation/b2mml:MaintenanceRequest/
b2mml:Requestor")
MessageText = MessageText & " / Requestor=" & child.text
Set child = objXml.documentElement.selectSingleNode("/
Document/b2mml:MaintenanceInformation/b2mml:MaintenanceRequest/
b2mml:Status")
MessageText = MessageText & " / Status=" & child.text
' prepare Job object
Set job = CreateObject("FSP3Interlink.Job")
job.MsgText = MessageText
job.AddAlarmGroupToCall(AlarmGroup)
' submit the job to ACC
Dim sHost
Dim sJobID
sHost = ""
sJobID = il.SubmitJob("", "", job, sHost)
' save sJobID for further processing, when necessary (e.g.
acknowledge handling)
' delete file when it has been successfully processed to
prohibit processing the same file again
fso.DeleteFile f1.Path, True
End If
End If
Next
End Function
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6.1.9
Exporting data for the Alarm Control Center
The export of component data for the Alarm Control Center takes place in the "Maintenance"
view of the component in process control.
Select the relevant target in the Target area.
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MS multiple station system
Configure OS/MS client, 27
@
@@maintenancetypicals
Block icon, 85
@maintenancetypicals.pdl
Block icons, 65
A
Alarm Control Center
Configuration, 140
Configuration tasks, 136
Example script, 140
Exporting data, 143
Functions, 135
Integration of data, 139
License number for individual export, 139
Trigger tag, 136
Area overview screens, 84
AssetM
Configuring, 58
B
Basic knowledge, 7
Block icon, 85
@@maintenancetypicals, 85
Display, 85
Block icons
@maintenancetypicals.pdl, 65
Button area, 76
C
Calling
Documentation, 7
CFC chart
Creating, 57
Channels
Depassivating, 100
Community, 40
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Maintenance Station, 67
Complete export
Configured target directory, 63
Filter diagnostic data, 81, 82
Overview, 62
Standard target directory, 62
Trigger, 80
Components
Display, 84
Components with diagnostics capability, 14
components with SNMP functionality
Display, 44
Configuring
Engineering station, 30
MS Client, 33
MS server, 31
MS single station system, 29
Redundant partner, 33
SIMATIC MS PDM, 35
CP 1623 / CP 1613
Monitoring, 44
D
Data export
for Alarm Control Center, 137
Global script for export to the Alarm Control
Center, 140
License number from ACC, 139
Script, 137
Trigger for script, 137
Depassivation, 100
Device profiles, 40
Diagnostic screens
generating, 66
updating, 66
Diagnostic structure
deleting, 71
Generating, 46
updating, 46
Diagnostic structure , 45, 48
Diagnostics
MS multiple station system plant configuration,
20
MS single station system plant configuration, 19
SIMATIC MS PDM, 22
SIMATIC PDM, 61
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Diagnostics data
Exporting, 80
Filter, 81, 82
Diagnostics Monitor, 38
Call, 103
Displays and operator control elements
Faceplate, 94
Documentation, 9
Call, 7
Downloading
Maintenance Station, 67
E
Engineering station
configuring, 30
Export
SNMP tag, 44
Exporting
Complete export, 62
F
Faceplate, 85
"Connection display" view, 121
"Diagnostics" view, 110, 111, 113, 114
"Ident" view, 104
"Maintenance" view, 107
"Messages" view, 105
"Monitoring" view, 123
"Note" view, 109
"OBx ... " view, 118
"Parameters" view (CPU), 119
"Performance" view, 116
Display, 93
Displays and operator control elements, 94
Header, 94
H
Hardware project
Call, 100
HART modules, 61
HW Config
Changing, 70
I
Identification data
Sources, 125
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L
Locking
Messages, 76
Log of the diagnostic screens
Display, 67
M
Maintenance actions
Configuring, 53
Maintenance demanded, 129
Maintenance group display
Display, 87
Maintenance job, 129
Display, 87
Executing, 132
Maintenance links
Configuring, 49
Maintenance required, 129
Maintenance Station
Application, 11
Compile, 67
Configuration, 13
Downloading, 67
PCS 7 Web client, 14
Version, 11
Maintenance Station Basic
Application, 11
Maintenance Station PDM
Application, 11
Maintenance Station Standard
Application, 11
Maintenance status
Display for redundant components, 90
Display of components, 87
Maintenance targets
Configuring, 50
Message correction, 83
Messages
Deleting, 83
lock/unlock, 76, 98
Module
Depassivation, 100
MS Basic
(See Maintenance Station Basic), 11
MS Client
configuring, 33
Installation on the ES, 20
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MS multiple station system
Configure MS client, 27
Configure MS server, 26, 27
Configure redundant MS server, 27
Maintenance Station, 20
MS server
Configure redundant partner, 33
configuring, 31
MS single station system
configuring, 29
Configuring, 25
Maintenance Station, 19
MS Standard
(See Maintenance Station Standard), 11
Multiproject
Setting, 28
N
NDIS adapter, 38
O
OPC Scout, 129
OPC Server, 38
Assign components, 41
Inserting in redundant partner, 43
OS simulation
Starting, 73
Overview area, 75
Overview screen, 77
Functions, 79
P
PC
Monitoring, 38
PCS 7 Web client
"Connection display of the client component" view,
122
"Maintenance"/print view, 108
Data filtering, 81
Maintenance Station, 14
Message correction, 83
Plant configuration
MS multiple station system, 20
MS single station system, 19
SIMATIC MS PDM, 22
Plant hierarchy, 45, 48
Settings, 46
Preface, 7
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Starting, 73
R
Release for maintenance
activate, 131
Deactivate, 132
Overview, 130
S
Scope of the manual, 7
Server data, 22
Setting
Multiproject, 28
SIMATIC MS PDM, 22
(See Maintenance Station PDM), 11
configuring, 35
Configuring, 27
WinLC RTX, 35
SIMATIC PDM, 61
Call, 101
Single export
Default target directory, 65
Executing, 107
Name of export file, 65
Overview, 64
Target directory, 50
SNMP service, 38
SNMP tag
Adapting of values, 129
exporting, 44
Software configuration
Changing, 71
Sources
Identification data, 125
T
Target directory
Complete export, 63
Trigger
for script for data export, 137
U
Unlocking
Messages, 76
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User diagnostic screens
Configure group display hierarchy, 60
Creating, 59
User diagnostic structure
Configuring AssetM, 58
Creating, 56
Creating a CFC chart, 57
Overview, 55
Updating in the multiproject, 59
User interface
Button area, 76
Layout, 74
Overview area, 75
Working area, 77
V
Version, 45, 48
Changing, 69
Maintenance Station Basic, 11
Maintenance Station Standard, 11
SIMATIC Maintenance Station PDM, 11
Specifying, 46
View
Connection display, 121
Diagnostics, 110, 111, 113, 114
Ident, 104
Maintenance, 107
Messages, 105
Monitoring, 123
Note, 108
OBx, 118
Parameter, 119
Performance, 116
W
Web page
Call, 49, 102
Web pages
Call, 79
Working area, 77
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