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Safety Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . About the Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter 1 General Points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Presentation of Unity Pro Software Packages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Recommended Precautions when Installing or Updating Unity Pro . . . . . Terminal Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Chapter 2 Installing Unity Pro for the First Time. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
How to Perform a First Installation of Unity Pro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Automatic Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . How to Register Unity Pro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Chapter 3 Updating Unity Pro from an Earlier Version. . . . . . . . . .
Operations Required Prior to an Update of Unity Pro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . How to Install Unity Pro Updates and Upgrades . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Restoring Projects and Settings after Unity Pro Update . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Chapter 4 Operations Common to Unity Pro Installation and Update . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
How to Launch Unity Pro. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . How to Repair Unity Pro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . How to Transfer Unity Pro User Rights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Drivers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Chapter 5 Installing the Hardware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Type of Connection From a Terminal to a PLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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How to Uninstall Unity Pro. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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and look at the equipment to become familiar with the device before trying to install. operate. The following special messages may appear throughout this documentation or on the equipment to warn of potential hazards or to call attention to information that clarifies or simplifies a procedure.Safety Information § Important Information NOTICE Read these instructions carefully. or maintain it. 35014793 07/2011 5 .

6 35014793 07/2011 .PLEASE NOTE Electrical equipment should be installed. serviced. and maintained only by qualified personnel. No responsibility is assumed by Schneider Electric for any consequences arising out of the use of this material. operated. and has received safety training to recognize and avoid the hazards involved. A qualified person is one who has skills and knowledge related to the construction and operation of electrical equipment and its installation.

etc. 35014793 07/2011 7 .com.) is explained in the different items contained in the documentation DVD-ROM supplied with the software. You can reach us by e-mail at techcomm@schneider-electric. communication drivers.com.schneider-electric. Installation of the different tools (converter.About the Book At a Glance Document Scope This document describes the installation and update of Unity Pro software. User Comments We welcome your comments about this document. Validity Note This documentation is valid from Unity Pro 6. Related Documents Title of Documentation Operating Modes Manual Program Languages and Structure Reference Manual Control Block Library Manual Communication Drivers Installation Manual Reference Number 33003101 35006144 33002535 35006152 You can download these technical publications and other technical information from our website at www.0.

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What’s in this Chapter? This chapter contains the following topics: Topic Presentation of Unity Pro Software Packages Recommended Precautions when Installing or Updating Unity Pro Terminal Configuration Page 10 12 13 35014793 07/2011 9 . the main characteristics of software installation.Unity Pro General Points 35014793 07/2011 General Points 1 Subject of this Chapter This chapter describes the contents of the software packages. and the recommended precautions to take when installing or updating Unity Pro. the system configuration requirements needed to execute Unity Pro software.

10 35014793 07/2011 . Registration When the first installation is complete. NOTE: Online help is available in the language selected for Unity Pro. Five packages are available: z z z z z Unity Pro S Unity Pro L Unity Pro M Unity Pro XL Unity Pro XLS (only available with certain versions of Unity Pro) Languages The following languages are available for Unity Pro: English z French z German z Spanish z Italian z Chinese z NOTE: To modify the language of Unity Pro selection command: Start →Programs →Schneider Electric →SoCollaborative →Unity Pro → Language Selection. the software must be registered with Schneider Electric within 21 days. After this date. When installing an update from an earlier version of Unity Pro. there is no registration procedure to perform.General Points Presentation of Unity Pro Software Packages General Points Unity Pro can be installed using the DVD-ROM. A trial version is available for a 60 days period and can not be registered. Unity Pro no longer runs. if you have not registered the product.

General Points Software Packages The following table presents the contents of the software packages for the different versions of Unity Pro: Nodes Unity Pro software Electronic documentation (PDFs) Advantys Configuration Software (ACS) Unity Loader Number of CD/DVDs 1 1 Unity Pro S Unity Pro L Unity Pro S software 1 DVD Unity Pro L software Unity Pro M Unity Pro M software Unity Pro XL Unity Pro XL software 1 1 CD 1 1 CD 35014793 07/2011 11 .

OFS. 12 35014793 07/2011 . Close all running applications. refer to Uninstalling Unity Pro (see page 43).1 on a terminal which currently has Unity Pro 5. Disable all the antivirus services (real time. etc. (including the current version Unity Pro when updating). Chinese language for Windows operating system. When Uninstalling Unity Pro is Required Unity Pro must be uninstalled manually when installing an earlier version of Unity Pro than the one currently installed.). scripting. Check that the Windows session used to install or update Unity Pro has administrator rights. To uninstall. UDE and UAG. for example. Check that the latest Windows Security patches are installed. Check that the language required with Unity Pro is available with Windows.0 installed. installing Unity Pro 4. Check that the latest Windows Service Pack is installed. for example. Perform a back-up (see page 24) of all current applications and settings before updating Unity Pro.General Points Recommended Precautions when Installing or Updating Unity Pro Recommended Precautions before Installation The following table shows the recommended precautions before installing or updating Unity Pro: Step 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Action Check the system requirements (see page 13) of the workstation.] NOTE: Installing an earlier version of Unity Pro can lead to incompatibility with other software. [for example.

recommended: 8 GB Microsoft Windows XP Professional Edition with SP3 DVD reader SVGA 1024x768 or higher resolution monitor with high color 24 bits A Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing device As preferred solution.0 or later z . recommended: 3 GHz 1 GB.2 GHz or higher. Performance of Unity Pro software can be affected by simultaneously opening several windows.General Points Terminal Configuration Definition The configuration type determines the level of expected performance. temporary space for execution and space for saving applications. SP2 z Windows Installer V4.0 Framework. Web registration requires internet access USB port on the computer Operating System Drive Display Peripherals Web Access Other 35014793 07/2011 13 . recommended: 2 GB 4 GB including the memory space for the software installation.NET 2. Required Operating System Unity Pro software requires one of the following operating systems to be present on the terminal: z Windows XP Professional Edition SP2 and SP3 z Windows VISTA Business Edition 32 bits system z Windows 7 Professional Edition 64 bits system Other Requirements The following are required before installing Unity Pro: Internet Explorer V6.5 or later z Visual C++ 2008 Runtime z Terminal Configuration with Windows XP The following table provides the minimum and recommended terminal characteristics necessary to install Unity Pro software: Minimum and recommended terminal configuration with Windows XP Professional Edition System RAM Hard disk space Pentium processor 1. accessing large quantities of animated data or using a large application.

General Points Terminal Configuration with Windows Vista or Windows 7 The following table provides the minimum and recommended terminal characteristics necessary to install Unity Pro software: Minimum and recommended terminal configuration with Windows VISTA Business Edition 32 / Windows 7 Professional Edition_64 System RAM Hard disk space Pentium processor 2. recommended: 3 GHz 1 GB. recommended: 2 GB 8 GB including the memory space for the software installation. Web registration requires Internet access USB port on the computer NOTE: A different configuration may be required if other software is used simultaneously with Unity Pro.4 GHz or higher. 14 35014793 07/2011 . temporary space for execution and space for saving applications. recommended: 20 GB Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista® / Windows 7 Professional edition 64 bit system Drive Display Peripherals Web Access Other DVD SVGA 1024x768 or higher resolution monitor with high color 24 bits A Microsoft mouse or compatible pointing device As preferred solution.

Unity Pro Software Installation 35014793 07/2011 Installing Unity Pro for the First Time 2 Subject of this Chapter This chapter presents the first time installation of Unity Pro software. What’s in this Chapter? This chapter contains the following topics: Topic How to Perform a First Installation of Unity Pro Automatic Installation How to Register Unity Pro Page 16 19 20 35014793 07/2011 15 .

User Rights To install the Unity Pro software. NOTE: Unity Pro is always installed so that it is available for all the users of the workstation.x corresponds to the version of Unity Pro to be installed. where Vx. The custom libraries destination directory is set by default to: C:\Program Files\Schneider Electric\Application Data\ Schneider Electric\Unity Pro\CustomLibset\Vx. you must have the administrator privileges on the workstation.Software Installation How to Perform a First Installation of Unity Pro Introduction The procedure for a first-time installation involves installing Unity Pro without searching for a version already installed on the terminal. Components Installed The following Unity Pro Components are Installed: PL7 Convertor Utility z Concept Convertor Utility z PLC Simulator z OS Loader z Unity Ethernet Configuration Tool z PSx Ethernet RIO. 16 35014793 07/2011 .x. MBTCP and EIP DTMs z Schneider Electric Software Update z Optional Drivers z Default Directories The Unity Pro destination directory is set by default to: C:\Program Files\Schneider Electric\SoCollaborative\ Unity Pro\.

go to the DVD root and launch setup. click on it to confirm the Welcome screen. 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 35014793 07/2011 17 . To begin the installation. Select the Part Number from the drop-down list. click on Install. When the installation process is complete. enter the 11-digit Serial Number and click on Next to continue. you can select Open release Notes and/or Start Unity Pro after quitting the installation by clicking on Finish. Unity Pro setup is automatically launched. After reading the compatibility information on the Readme and Release Notes dialog (and the other information if you want to). Insert the DVD-ROM named Unity Pro. NOTE: The Part Number and Serial Number are on the label on the Unity Pro box that contain the software DVD-ROMs. Read the software licence. Make sure that you are connected as an administrator of the workstation.Software Installation Installation Procedure Execute the following steps to install the Unity Pro software package: Step 1 2 3 4 5 Action Make sure that your system meets the minimum configuration requirements (see page 13) to install and run Unity Pro. click on Next to continue. confirm that you agree by checking the “I accept the terms in the licence agreements” box and click on Next to continue. Selected the Shortcuts needed and click on Next to continue. Select the language for the installation from the drop-down list and confirm by clicking on OK.exe. You can choose to install communication drivers and/or click on Next to continue. NOTE: The selected language is used for the Unity Pro instillation and execution. Fill the Customer Information dialog by entering the required names and click on Next to continue. You can choose an alternative path for the installation directory and/or click on Next to continue. If not. When Next is available.

0: The path of Unity Pro installation directory must be configured manually when used with EFB Toolkit V2. For Unity Pro 3.Software Installation Installation Diagnostic Considerations z z z Unity Pro and PL7 Pro communication drivers: If Unity Pro and PL7 Pro are installed on the same terminal.0 does not need this setting. Click on Environment Variables button.0 or later with EFB Toolkit V2. NOTE: The path by default when Unity Pro is installed is: C:\Program Files\Schneider Electric\SoCollaborative\Unity Pro\ NOTE: The EFB Toolkit V3.0. 18 35014793 07/2011 . To manually configure the installation directory. follow this procedure: Step 1 3 4 5 Action Right click on My Computer →Properties →. Chinese installation: The installation path must not contain Chinese characters. Add a new path in the User Variables. Select the Advanced tab. it is recommended to reinstall the communication drivers separately.

Right click to display the contextual menu and select Edit. It contains an up-to-date description and possible parameter values.bat file in a text editor z launch the automatic installation process by executing the personalized install.bat file is self-documented. It is carried out with the provided install. To be able to perform an automatic installation: z manually update the install. Save the file.bat batch command file. Result: The file opens in text format. Fill in the parameters. Result: The installation starts and windows appear informing the user of the progross of the installation process. select the file install. The installation performed is the same as a default installation in the manual mode.Software Installation Automatic Installation At a Glance Automatic installation of Unity Pro requires no action during the installation.bat.bat file Modifying the Command File The following table describes the procedure for modifying the command file and launching the automatic installation: Step 1 2 3 Action From the Unity Pro installation DVD-ROM. The install. 4 5 35014793 07/2011 19 . This file is at the root of the Unity Pro DVD-ROM. Double click on the modified file.

20 35014793 07/2011 . z For a trial version: No registration is required. you can access its help file by pressing the F1 key or by clicking on the Help button at the bottom left of the window. While the Registration Tool runs. Nevertheless. Required Information The following elements are required when registering Unity Pro: z z serial number part number This information is printed on the back of the Unity Pro package. the Registration Converter tool must be launched once to recover the former registration rights. the software is automatically available for a 60 day period. z For an update: No registration is required as long as the previous installed version of Unity Pro was already registered. inside the box and on the certificate of authenticity of Unity Pro. NOTE: To recover the registration from a previous version of Unity Pro software. use the Registration Tool available at: Start →Programs →Schneider Electric →SoCollaborative →Unity Pro → Registration Tool. use the Registration Converter tool available at: Start →Programs →Schneider Electric →SoCollaborative →Unity Pro → Registration Converter.0. NOTE: To register Unity Pro. if this previous installed version is less than or equal to 4.Software Installation How to Register Unity Pro Registration It is necessary to register the installation to obtain permanent user rights for Unity Pro software: z For a first installation: The software needs to be registered within 21 days after installation.

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security settings. private ASI Catalog and also deals with the known issues related to previous versions of Unity Pro. It explains how to perform a back-up of the user applications. What’s in this Chapter? This chapter contains the following topics: Topic Operations Required Prior to an Update of Unity Pro How to Install Unity Pro Updates and Upgrades Restoring Projects and Settings after Unity Pro Update Page 24 28 29 35014793 07/2011 23 . custom libraries.Unity Pro Updating Unity Pro 35014793 07/2011 Updating Unity Pro from an Earlier Version 3 Subject of this Chapter This chapter describes how to update from an earlier version of Unity Pro.

It is also recommended to export into an application exchange file format (*. 24 35014793 07/2011 .XEF files are used for exporting in the XML source format. z *. However. The file types are: *. the following items must also be saved: z Custom libraries z Private ASI Catalog In addition. Export Current Project Files This step consists of generating files that are used to migrate projects to a newer version of Unity Pro. All current projects must be exported from the project file format (*. z *. refer to: z Service in Offline Mode (see Unity Pro.STA). it is recommended that the current project files be saved.STA files are archive files compatible between different versions of Unity Pro.STU) into an archive application file format (*. Reference Manual ) For additional information about project compatibilities with Unity Pro versions and PLC firmware. Program Languages and Structure.XEF).XEF file requires a Rebuild All of the project. Operating Modes) z Users Applications and Projects File Formats (see Unity Pro. The advantage of this format is the capability to connect to the PLC after opening the project on a newer version of Unity Pro. refer to Compatibility Between PLCs and Versions of Unity Pro. these files can only be created for projects that can be successfully built.Updating Unity Pro Operations Required Prior to an Update of Unity Pro Introduction Before updating Unity Pro to a later version. refer to specific update (see page 27) issues with older versions of Unity Pro.0. z For additional information about file formats. If the previous installed version is earlier than 4.STU files from previous versions of Unity Pro are not readable on new versions. The import of an *.

Open the project (*. Click on Export. at least one of the two check boxes underneath must be checked.Updating Unity Pro Create Unity Pro Archived Application File (*. z Click on Open. In Tools →Project Settings.STU file): z File →Open. File →Export Project. Choose a location for the file to be saved. in the Upload Information section if Include is selected. Click on Save. z Select the project (*. Do not save files in the default Schneider Electric directory: C:\Program Files\Schneider Electric\Unity Pro Files saved in this directory may be deleted during Unity Pro installation. 5 6 NOTE: The Save Archive function is only available if: z z The project has been generated. Do not save files in the default Schneider Electric directory: C:\Program Files\Schneider Electric\Unity Pro Files saved in this directory may be deleted during Unity Pro installation. 3 4 5 6 35014793 07/2011 25 .STU file): z File →Open. Remember the location where the *.STA file is stored on the terminal as it will be needed when recovering the project.XEF files: Step 1 2 Action Launch the current Unity Pro software: Start →Programs →Schneider Electric →SoCollaborative →Unity Pro. Open the project (*.STA files: Step Action 1 2 Launch the current Unity Pro software: Start →Programs →Schneider Electric →SoCollaborative →Unity Pro.XEF file is stored on the workstation as it is needed when recovering the project.STU file). Remember the location where the *. see note below. Choose a location for the file to be saved.STA) The following table describes the procedure for generating *. z Click on Open. Create Unity Pro Application Exchange File (XEF) The following table describes the procedure for generating *. z Select the project (*.STU file). 3 4 File →Save Archive.

9 10 After the storage location is defined and the settings saved.\Schneider Electric\ConfCatalog\Database\Asi \1040\private.. If sub-types need to be included.ctg. private2. several DSC files containing the custom library settings will be created.Updating Unity Pro Save Custom Libraries Save custom libraries and families as follows: Step 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Action Launch the current Unity Pro software: Start →Programs →Schneider Electric →SoCollaborative →Unity Pro.. Select one custom family.\Schneider Electric\ConfCatalog\Database\Asi \1036\private.. Exit the Types Library Manager by clicking on Close in the Types Library Manager dialog. private2. Save the Private ASI Catalog If a private ASI catalog is used. Click on OK.. Right click on the selected custom family.. copy the following files to another directory where they can be recuperated later: z .. For more information.ctg.\Schneider Electric\ConfCatalog\Database\Asi \1031\private. private2.ctg z .ctg z . Operating Modes).. private2.ctg z . private2. Click on Create an installable family.\Schneider Electric\ConfCatalog\Database\Asi \1033\private. Tools →Types Library Manager.ctg z . refer to Types Library Manager (see Unity Pro. Save other custom libraries by repeating steps 3 to 8.ctg. Choose a location for the installable family to be saved.ctg NOTE: Do not save files in the default Schneider Electric directory: C:\Program Files\Schneider Electric\Unity Pro Files saved in this directory will be deleted during Unity Pro installation. click on Include sub-types checkbox.ctg.\Schneider Electric\ConfCatalog\Database\Asi \2052\private..\Schneider Electric\ConfCatalog\Database\Asi \1034\private.ctg...ctg. Do not save files in the default Schneider Electric directory: C:\Program Files\Schneider Electric\Unity Pro Files saved in this directory will be deleted during Unity Pro installation..ctg z . 26 35014793 07/2011 . private2..

35014793 07/2011 27 . z For Unity Pro versions earlier than Unity Pro 2. new variables must be assigned on the inputs and outputs of the EF. all applications containing this EF and designed with an earlier version need to be exported and imported.0: The Installer of DTM library cannot completely manage uninstallation of the previous DTMs installed with Unity V5. refer to COMP_DB: Comparison (see Unity Pro. Control. Rebuilding the project involves a STOP of the PLC as well as a full download of the project. Block Library).0.0. Moreover.0: For projects that were built with an earlier version than Unity Pro 3.Updating Unity Pro Specific Update Considerations The following are specific update considerations related to older versions of Unity Pro: z For Unity Pro V6. This may lead to incorrect installation of the DTMs (especially the Generic DTMs). In order to avoid this behavior. For more information. Uninstall previous versions of the LOKI and Generic DTMs (using the Windows Add or Remove Programs function) before installation of the updated Unity Pro V6. For more information. Operating Modes).0: As the pin layout for the elementary function block COM_DB was changed with Unity Pro 2. refer to Service in Offline Mode (see Unity Pro.0. perform a Rebuild All of the project.0. after opening the STA archive file. packing the PLC memory in RUN on Premium may lead to stop the PLC. z For Unity Pro versions earlier than Unity Pro 3.

An update of Unity Pro does not require you to register the software. for example. It can be the same or another version. updating from Unity Pro V4. Then.0 L to Unity Pro V4. keeping the same package. 28 35014793 07/2011 . The authorization code is preserved on the terminal. upgrading from Unity Pro L to Unity Pro XL. An upgrade corresponds to the installation of another package. the Registration Converter tool must be launched one time to recover the former registration rights.Updating Unity Pro How to Install Unity Pro Updates and Upgrades Introduction This section describes the operating modes to update or upgrade Unity Pro on a workstation where another version is already installed. the new version of Unity Pro must be installed using the First Time Installation procedure (see page 16). About Updating or Upgrading Unity Pro If the version currently installed on the workstation is incomplete for any reason. Terminology An update corresponds to the installation of a new version of Unity Pro. it must be uninstalled before updating. If this previous installed version is less than or equal to 4.0. for example. The Registration Converter tool available at: Start →Programs →Schneider Electric →SoCollaborative →Unity Pro → Registration Converter An upgrade of Unity Pro requires registration of the software (see page 20).1 L.

log> Disregard this message. Check that all the families have been successfully installed: Tools →Types Library Manager →<Libset> →Custom Lib. Operating Modes). Launch Unity Pro: Start →Programs →Scheider Electric →SoCollaborative →Unity Pro. projects and settings can be recovered by restoring in the following recommended order: Only if the previous installed version is less than 4.Updating Unity Pro Restoring Projects and Settings after Unity Pro Update Introduction After the update of Unity Pro is completed. Click on Install family. including less than 4.0: z DFBs and DDTs in the Type Library Manager z Unity Pro Archived Application STA and/or Application Exchange Files *. The procedure is explained below: Step 1 2 3 Action Close Unity Pro if it is open. Repeat steps 3 to 5 for each custom family that needs to be restored. 35014793 07/2011 29 . 4 5 6 7 8 For more information refer to Types Library Manager (see Unity Pro. Details are in file: <C:\WINNT\logunit\install. Start →Programs →Schneider Electric →SoCollaborative →Unity Pro → Types Library Update. Click on OK. import them using the Type Library Update tool.XEF Restoring Custom Libraries To restore custom libraries. The following message may appear: The installation has succeeded but there are warnings. z Select the version of the Libset where the custom family needs to be installed.0: z Custom libraries z Private ASI Catalog For all versions. In the Types Library Update dialog: z Enter the directory of the custom family previously stored (see page 26) on the workstation (DSC file type).

y or xx.y where the custom library is needed. The directory of the custom libraries has changed since Unity Pro 4.y Repeat step 1 and 2 for all versions Vx. They are saved automatically during the installation process in the following directory: z C:\Program Files\Schneider Electric\Application Data\Schneider Electric\ Unity Pro\CustomLibset\Vx.1 or earlier: Step 1 Action Copy the content of the old custom library from the following directory: C:\Program Files\Schneider Electric\Application Data\ Schneider Electric\Unity Pro\CustomLibset\OldCustomdbxx.y In addition.yy are the version number of the former Unity Pro version.yy Paste the content of the old custom library into the newer Unity Pro custom library directory: C:\Program Files\Schneider Electric\Application Data\ Schneider Electric\Unity Pro\CustomLibset\Vx.0 or later. This operation is useful in the following cases: z You forgot to save custom libraries in an installable form (see page 26) before updating.yy The following table shows how to proceed when replacing Unity Pro 3. 2 3 NOTE: x. DDTs and FFBs in the Type Library Manager It is possible to manually restore the custom libraries even if they have not been saved. z You have been using custom FFBs defined with EFB Toolkit. when replacing a previous version of Unity Pro with Unity Pro 4.Updating Unity Pro Restoring Manually DFBs. 30 35014793 07/2011 . Restoring Private ASI Catalog If the private ASI catalog files were previously saved. previous custom libraries are saved in the following directory: z C:\Program Files\Schneider Electric\Application Data\Schneider Electric\ Unity Pro\CustomLibset\OldCustomdbxx. they must be restored to their original location (see page 26).0.

The *.XEF files previously stored (see page 24).STA files follow the procedure below for each project: Step 1 2 3 4 Action Launch Unity Pro: Start →Programs →Schneider Electric →SoCollaborative →Unity Pro. To restore *. Importing from an XEF format involves the re-generation of the project. The file type selected must be Unity Pro Archived Application File (STA).STA files previously stored (see page 24).Updating Unity Pro Restoring Unity Pro Archived Application File (*. Open the *.STU file. To restore *.XEF file from File →Open menu. Save the project as an *.STU file.XEF files follow the procedure below for each project: Step 1 2 3 4 Action Launch Unity Pro: Start →Programs →Schneider Electric →SoCollaborative →Unity Pro. 35014793 07/2011 31 . Click on Open. Restoring Unity Pro Application Exchange File (*. The file type selected must be Unity Pro Application Exchange File (XEF). Save the project as an *.STA files are used when the PLC cannot be stopped.STA file from File →Open menu.XEF) This restoration consists of importing the *.STA) This restoration consists of importing the *. Click on Open. Open the *.

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Unity Pro Operations common to Unity Installation and Update 35014793 07/2011 Operations Common to Unity Pro Installation and Update 4 Subject of this Chapter This chapter describes procedures that are common to Unity Pro first time installation and update. What’s in this Chapter? This chapter contains the following topics: Topic How to Launch Unity Pro How to Repair Unity Pro How to Transfer Unity Pro User Rights Drivers Page 34 35 36 39 35014793 07/2011 33 .

Select the language for Unity Pro. 2 3 34 35014793 07/2011 . Result: The Unity Pro Language Selection dialog is displayed. a message alerts you of the remaining number of days of use left and whether the registration (see page 20) can still be completed. NOTE: If you have yet to register the software.Operations common to Unity Installation and Update How to Launch Unity Pro How to Start a Unity Pro Session To launch Unity Pro. Confirm with OK. M or XL) depending on the version of Unity Pro installed. execute the command: Start →Program →Schneider Electric →SoCollaborative →Unity Pro →Unity Pro (S. L. How to Change the Language of Unity Pro The following table describes the procedure for changing the language of Unity Pro: Step 1 Action Execute the command Start →Program →Schneider Electric → SoCollaborative →Unity Pro →Language selection). Result: A message tells you that the language selection is effective the next time you launch Unity Pro.

NOTE: Corrupted DTM installations cannot be repaired. Procedures There are 2 methods to repair Unity Pro: z Unity Pro Setup on the DVD-ROM z Unity Pro Repair program on the workstation The following table describes the procedure to repair Unity Pro from the Unity Pro Setup on the DVD-ROM in the maintenance mode: Step 1 2 3 4 5 6 Action Insert the DVD-ROM named Unity Pro in the DVD-ROM drive. Select the language for the installation assistant. Confirm by clicking on Start Unity Pro installation. Open the Setup. Select the Repair radio button. use the command: Start →Program →Schneider Electric →SoCollaborative →Unity Pro →Unity Pro Repair NOTE: These are the only supported methods to repair (reinstall) the Unity Pro software.Operations common to Unity Installation and Update How to Repair Unity Pro Objective This feature allows to completely repair an existing Unity Pro distribution if the current installation is damaged. NOTE: These procedures perform a complete removal of the Unity Pro software followed automatically by a new installation (see page 17). 35014793 07/2011 35 . They must be uninstalled using the Windows Add or Remove Programs function and then reinstalled.exe file. Confirm by clicking no Next. Any other method may not work. To repair Unity Pro from the workstation.

To perform this action. The USB device must be write-enabled. thus enabling Unity Pro to be launched on it. USB memory key). Supported Media The transfer can be carried out using one of the following media: z A network. if the storage medium is damaged before transferring to the target workstation. z A USB removable device (that is. It is recommended to use the USB device transfer method because no Computer ID is requested. The Unity Pro folders must be shared. please note the Computer ID displayed during the first step of the Registration Tool. z A 3 1/2” removable media (that is a diskette. 36 35014793 07/2011 . use the. If you decide to use either the network transfer or the removable media transfer. contact Schneider Electric for a new registration. the source workstation can no longer use Unity Pro unless you register it again by entering a new code (or by performing another transfer). NOTE: The user rights of a facility licence cannot be transferred from one workstation to another. NOTE: After the access rights have been transferred. NOTE: Following the transfer of the rights to a 3 1/2” removable media or a USB device. To perform this action. This number then allows you to complete the registration process. use the Registration Tool: Start →Programs →Schneider Electric →SoCollaborative →Unity Pro → Registration Tool NOTE: While the Registration Tool runs. The removable media must be writeenabled.Operations common to Unity Installation and Update How to Transfer Unity Pro User Rights Introduction This function transfers user rights from a source workstation to a target workstation. you can access its help file by pressing the F1 key or by clicking on the Help button at the bottom left of the window.

35014793 07/2011 37 . The following tables describe the two methods to perform a user rights transfer operation from a Unity Pro version 4. To update the user rights of the source workstation use the Registration Converter tool.0 or lower to a Unity Pro version V4.1 or above.0 and versions V4. Update the user rights of the target workstation using the Registration Converter tool. Step 1 2 3 4 Action Install a Unity Pro version less than or equal to V4.Operations common to Unity Installation and Update How to Transfer User Rights from Earlier Versions User rights transfer operation between Unity Pro versions less than or equal to V4. Update the target workstation with a Unity Pro version V4. Transfer the rights from the source to the target workstation.1 or above: Step 1 2 3 Action Update the source workstation with the new version of Unity Pro. How to Transfer Licence to Another Person In order to transfer the Unity Pro licence to another user. Launch the Registration Tool and select the Transfer the licence to another person radio button to perform this operation.0 onto the target workstation. NOTE: The Registration Converter tool is available through the following shortcut: Start →Programs →Schneider Electric →SoCollaborative →Unity Pro → Registration Converter. Transfer the rights from the source to the target workstation.1 or above is not directly possible using a diskette or USB key.

Operations common to Unity Installation and Update How to Perform a Transfer This procedure describes the different steps for transferring user rights: 38 35014793 07/2011 .

all three drivers are installed. These drivers provide the link between the workstation and the PLC. In exceptional cases use the Drivers Manager to reconfigure a driver or install a new drivers from Communication Drivers directory on the Unity Pro DVD-ROM. it is not necessary to change the configuration of the installed drivers. 35014793 07/2011 39 . One driver cannot be installed without the others being installed. Normally.Operations common to Unity Installation and Update Drivers At a Glance During installation of Unity Pro. Launching the Drivers Manager To launch the Drivers Manager execute the command: Start →Programs →Schneider Electric →Communication Drivers →Drivers Manager. For information about drivers installations and configurations. The driver to be used is selected in Unity Pro.pdf in your language in the Communication Drivers directory. refer to the SetupDrv. three drivers can be optionally installed: z z z Uni-Telway Modbus USB If selected.

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reference UNY XCA USB 033 For Premium the following cables can be used: z z z z For Quantum the following cables can be used: z z z z (1) For a workstation-PLC link the cable must be a crossed cable. reference 490 NTC 000 05 (1) USB cable. product reference TCS MCN 3M4F3C2 Crossed Ethernet cable. type of driver) and the PLC is configured in Unity Pro software. reference 990 NAA 263 20 Modbus Plus cable. For Modicon M340 the following cables can be used: z z z z Modbus cable. Connections The cables available for connecting a workstation to a PLC follow. refer to the Project Management (see Unity Pro. product reference BMX XCA USBH 018 USB cable. product reference BMX XCA USBH 045 Terminal port cable. product reference UNY XCA 42 020 Crossed Ethernet cable. it is necessary to use a linking cable between the workstation and the PLC.Unity Pro Installing the Hardware 35014793 07/2011 Installing the Hardware 5 Type of Connection From a Terminal to a PLC At a Glance To program a Modicon M340. reference 490 NTC 000 05 (1) USB cable. Premium or Quantum PLC using Unity Pro software. Procedure The connection between the workstation (PLC address. reference TSX PCX 1031 (RS 232/RS 485) Terminal port cable. reference TSX PCX 3030 (USB/RS 485) Crossed Ethernet cable. product reference 490 NTC 000 05 (1) USB cable. reference UNY XCA USB 033 Modbus cable. 35014793 07/2011 41 . whereas for a workstation-Hub or PLC-Hub link a straight-through cable must be used. Operating Modes).

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refer below to Uninstalling Unity Pro using the Windows Control Panel (see page 44).Unity Pro Uninstalling Unity Pro 35014793 07/2011 Uninstalling Unity Pro 6 How to Uninstall Unity Pro Objective This operation is used to delete all Unity Pro software components from the workstation. Unity Pro user) z NOTE: DTM software must be manually uninstalled. for example. installing Unity Pro 4. The authorization code is still present on the terminal after uninstalling Unity Pro. UDE and UAG. OFS. NOTE: Installing a former version of Unity Pro can lead to incompatibility with other software. However.g. it is recommended to transfer the authorization code the other workstation (see page 36).0. this does not affect: Application files z Unity Pro execution rights z Elements shared with other software packages (e. When Uninstalling Unity Pro is required Unity Pro must be uninstalled manually when installing a former version of Unity Pro. the Registration Tool is also deleted. NOTE: When uninstalling Unity Pro. Before Uninstalling Unity Pro Before uninstalling Unity Pro in order to install it onto another workstation.1 on Unity Pro 5. 35014793 07/2011 43 . for example. However it cannot be recovered unless Unity Pro is re-installed on the workstation.

When the uninstallation of Unity Pro is completed. the following directories must be manually removed: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Schneider Electric Shared\Tlb z C:\Program Files\Common Files\Schneider Electric Shared\Common z C:\Program Files\Common Files\Schneider Electric Shared\SRCSDK z C:\Program Files\Common Files\Schneider Electric Shared\SSTA z 44 35014793 07/2011 . the installed drivers and DTMs and click on Remove. Click on Yes. Select Unity Pro and click on Remove. the current version must be un-installed using Add or Remove Programs as previously described. Note: For Windows XP Professional Edition. select the Change/Remove tab. The installation wizard is launched.Uninstalling Unity Pro Uninstalling Unity Pro The following table shows how to manually uninstall Unity Pro: Step 1 2 3 Action Click Start →Program →Schneider Electric →SoCollaborative →Unity Pro → Uninstall Unity Pro. Uninstalling Unity Pro using the Windows Control Panel The following table shows how to manually uninstall Unity Pro with the Windows Control Panel: Step 1 2 3 4 5 Action Start →Control Panel →Add or Remove Programs. Unity Pro starts being removed. Select the Install/Uninstall tab. select the installed drivers and click Remove. In addition. in the same manner. Replacing Unity Pro with a former version To install a previous version of Unity Pro. A pop-up window appears asking for confirmation. When the uninstallation of Unity Pro is completed select.

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