SIMATIC

STEP 7 V5.5 Programming Software for SIMATIC S7 / M7 / C7
Notes on Installation and Usage
These notes should be considered more up-to-date than the information in other documents. Read the notes carefully, because they contain information on installing and using STEP 7 V5.5. mportant amendments to this !ersion are in italics and identified "ith the note #$e" as of this !ersion#. Note when printing the file that the left and right margins are set to a width of 25 millimeters for A4 portrait format.

Contents

Notes on Installation
The installation notes contain important information that you "ill re%uire in order to install STEP 7 V5.5. Read these notes before installing the soft"are.

Contents of the Consignment
The &V& included in the content of consignment contains a complete !ersion of STEP 7 V5.5 as "ell as a !ariety of optional components. The STEP 7 !ersion is a!ailable in 5 languages and can be run using the operating systems listed in section '. STEP 7 V5.5 is currently included on the &V& #STEP 7 V5.5# in the contents of consignment "ith a floating, upgrade, rental or trial license(

STE ! "5.5 #$loating %i&ense'
)rder number( *ES7+',--..',-,/05 The follo"ing items are included in this pac1age(  ' STEP 7 &V&  ' 2icense 1ey 3S4 5emory Stic1  ' .ertificate of license  ' Product information

STE ! "5.5 #$loating %i&ense' #"()"4)"5.* + "5.5'
)rder number( *ES7+',--..',-,/E5 The follo"ing items are included in this pac1age(  ' STEP 7 &V&  ' 2icense 1ey 3S4 5emory Stic1  ' .ertificate of license  Product information

STE ! "5.5 ,ental %i&ense #5-h'
)rder number( *ES7+',--..',-,/0* The follo"ing items are included in this pac1age(  ' STEP 7 &V&  2icense 1ey 3S4 5emory Stic1  ' .ertificate of license  ' Product information

STE ! "5.5 Trial %i&ense #.4 da/s'
)rder number( *ES7+',--..',-,/07 The follo"ing items are included in this pac1age(  ' STEP 7 &V&

Contents of the STE ! 0"0
Setup.e6e Readme.rtf 75 languages8 Readme9)SS.rtf 75 languages8 Folder CD_1 7 nstallation8  STEP 7 V5.5  0utomation 2icense 5anager  S7P.T V:.' Folder CD_  Product information( #;hat<s $e"#  Product information( #$e" 5odules#  Product information( #.entral nstallation#  5anual( #=etting Started( ;or1ing "ith STEP 7#  5anual( #Programming "ith STEP 7"  5anual( #.onfiguring >ard"are and .ommunication .onnections "ith STEP 7#  5anual( #System 5odification in R3$ 5ode !ia .iR#  5anual( #0utomation System S7--,,> - ?ault-Tolerant Systems#  5anuals( #$.5 S7#  5anual( #?rom S5 to S7#  5anual( #2adder 2ogic 720&8 for S7-@,,A-,,#  5anual( #Statement 2ist 7ST28 for S7-@,,A-,,#  5anual( #?unction 4loc1 &iagram 7?4&8 for S7-@,,A-,,#  5anual( #Standard and System ?unctions for S7-@,,A-,,#  5anual( #Standard and System ?unctions for T STEP 7 .on!erter#  5anual( #P & .ontrol#  5anual( #P & Temperature .ontrol#  .ompatibility list  S 50T . i5ap STEP 7 0dd-on  &escription of the .ommand nterface  $e" as of this !ersion( source code of the )SS soft"are 7folder #)pen Source Soft"are#8 The manuals are a!ailable in an installable form in the folder .&9: and are optionally a!ailable on your computer after STEP 7 has been installed. f you do not install the manuals, you can also !ie" at any time on the data carrier.  ?older #)ptional .omponents# ?older #.ommunication 4loc1s# &ocumentation of bloc1s ?ET.>A;R TE-?4s :', and ::,.

indo"s 7 Professional 5S . you need a programming de!ice or a P.. "ith the latest performance capabilities if you are editing e6tensi!e STEP 7 proEects or "or1ing "ith hard"are configurations containing se!eral hundred modules 7.:-67*+ '*-bit color depth B=0 '.:-67*+ '*-bit color depth D8 0t least ' =4 e6panded memory configuration is recommended DD8 0t least : =4 e6panded memory configuration is recommended 3se a programming de!ice or P. and "ant to sa!e your user programs to EPR)5s and a S 50T .=>C ' =>C ' =>C ' =>C E*panded memor/ &onfig3ration 5': 54 D8 ' =4 '=4 DD8 '=4 DD8 '=4 DD8 6raphi&s B=0 '..indo"s BP Professional 5S . if you are using a P.:-67*+ '*-bit color depth B=0 '. /eep this in *ind $hen creating protected bloc"s All global variables used in creating protected bloc"s cannot be entered in the reference data list )his *eans #ou should not use global variables in the protected bloc"s - 1ardware .e23irements n order to "or1 "ith the STEP 7 V5. A) de!ices. 0e$ as of this version% As of S)(P 7 +1 1 #ou can use the US! pro**er $ithout installating additional soft$are )he necessar# functionalit# has been integrated in S)(P 7 0dditional information on 5S .e23irements for5 ro&essor 5S .8.@ 5S . $ET interface if you "ant to use online functions "ith your personal computer for the automation system.indo"s 7 Enterprise *.'' CPUs as of fir*$are + A bloc" protected $ith "!loc" Privac#" $ill not be considered in the reference data lists.5. etc.P3s.$e" as of this !ersion( Folder "S7 Web2PLC" Application for creation and setup of user-defined Web pages for the Web server of the CPU Folder "S7 !loc" Privac#" Application for encoding of bloc"s Notes: A bloc" protected $ith !loc" Privac# can onl# be loaded to the follo$ing CPUs% S7-&'' and () 2'' CPUs as of fir*$are +& 2 S7-.:-67*+ '*-bit color depth B=0 '. t re%uires( . memory cards A 55. "ith the follo"ing minimum re%uirements for processor speedAperformance.:-67*+ '*-bit color depth B=0 '. e6panded memory configuration and graphics capability( 4perating S/stem Minim3m .indo"s 7 3ltimate 5S ..5>C :.indo"s 7( The F0ero =lass StyleG can only be used "ith a high-performance graphic adapter. sla!es.indo"s Ser!er :. n addition. you "ill need an e6ternal prommer for S 50T .

 &irectBH capability  ':+ 54 separate graphic memory  The performance of the graphics system architecture can ha!e a substantial impact on the performance of STEP 7.  Software .e23irements .

.indo"s Vista >ome 4asic.indo"s Ser!er :.'  5S . 0ispla/ of 0$ files $e" as of this !ersion( )o read the supplied P2F files3 #ou need a P2F reader that is co*patible $ith P2F 4 7 56S7&2'''-4%2''8 P2F9 .indo"s H5  5S . Premium  5S .. The user rights from the user group #Siemens T 0 Engineer# are not sufficient..indo"s 7 @: 4it 3ltimate. interface or install hard"are support pac1ages.4it !ersions  5S .indo"s Ser!er :.indo"s BP >ome  5S .5 cannot be installed or operated under(  5S ..indo"s 7 )perating System# regarding the user group #Siemens T 0 Engineer#.indo"s :..indo"s H+  5S .indo"s BP Professional 7"ithout SP8  5S . 4perating En7ironment 4perating s/stems STEP 7 V5. Edition SP' and SP: STEP 7 V5.5 is a @:-bit application that can be used "ith the follo"ing operating systems(  5S ..indo"s BP Professional SP: or SP@  5S .indo"s 5illennium  5S .+( /ou need administrator rights to configure the P=AP.indo"s 7( )bser!e the notes in the paragraph #Special .''  5S .haracteristics of the 5S . STEP 7 has not been tested for the follo"ing operating systemsI use at your o"n ris1(  5S . SP' R:  5S .@. The . Professional Enterprise 7standard installation8.  5S . 4usiness and Enterprise  5S .indo"s Ser!er :..  5S .indo"s BP Professional "ith SP'  5S .  Special consideration "hen installing the soft"are on 5S .. Internet E*plorer 0ll operating systems must be using 5S nternet E6plorer *.indo"s BP mode under . 7or higher8. SP'.indo"s @.indo"s Ser!er :.4it !ersions Important additional information5  Special considerations "hen installing the soft"are on 5S .indo"s Vista 3ltimate.@ SP: A R: SP: Standard Edition as "or1station computer  $e" as of this !ersion( 5S .+ std.indo"s 7 *.indo"s $T -.or1groups @.indo"s 7 has not been appro!ed yet.indo"s for .indo"s Vista *..

indo"s BP Professional8 in the tas1bar in Start + Settings + Control anel 7in S/stem + 0d!anced J System Performance J Settings J 0d!anced8. online connections could be terminated unintentionally and open proEects on net"or1s may e6perience data loss.e also recommend that you do not store the proEect data on the same dri!e as the . f there is not enough memory on the dri!e.ontrol Panel should be set so that hibernation is not automatically triggered 7by timer8. >ibernation should not be triggered manually by the user in the cases mentioned abo!e. Compatibilit/ with 4ther Software rod3&ts . dri!es that are lin1ed to a .8 &epending on the siCe of the proEect. 1ibernation mode Shifting to hibernation mode is generally permitted in STEP 7. .indo"s 7for e6ample. Note( The standard rights a!ailable in the operating system depend on the operating system in use.M9 and :-. it may be necessary to ha!e a larger s"ap file.ational ClearCase STEP 7 proEects must not be stored on . n such cases.indo"s operating systems also re%uire additional free space on the hard dis1 7typically . /ou must ma1e certain that you ha!e enough free memory on the dri!e "here the proEect data are located. 0dditional . >o"e!er.indows swap file The supported . "hen compiling an ST2 source file into bloc1s8.ase Vie" 75V?S8. . hibernation must not be triggered if online connections are open or proEects are being accessed by STEP 7 applications !ia a net"or1. Memor/ . 85. ?or these reasons. "hen copying an entire proEect 7t"ice the siCe of the proEect on the hard dri!e in addition8. This can be set in . n order to ensure that the re%uired memory for the s"ap file is really a!ailable.5 re%uires bet"een &a. the proEect data may be destroyed during an operation 7for e6ample. errors may occur 7the program could possibly crash8. .ord8 also re%uire additional hard dis1 space for the s"ap file.indo"s applications "hich run parallel to STEP 7 7such as 5icrosoft .e23irements Memor/ re23irements for STE ! &epending on your installation re%uirements and the number of languages installed. f the free memory area for the s"ap file is too small.ase dri!esI that is. . 7E6ample( f you ha!e 5': 5bytes of R05.M9 of memory on your hard dis1. STEP 7 V5.:.indo"s s"ap file.(8 for their s"ap files. The e6act !alue also depends on your operating system and on the file system used on your programming de!iceApersonal computer.5bytes of free space on the hard dis1 for the s"ap file after STEP 7 has been installed.lear. depending on the memory configuration. /ou should 1eep at least double the !alue of the R05 free. all users "ho ha!e "rite access are to recei!e "rite permission in case of non-e6clusi!e use by one user only. Tools used for the creation of partitions "ill implement their o"n security guidelines.indo"s .lear. the minimum siCe for the s"ap file should be set to the abo!e !alue.Se&3rit/ settings n proEect directories. the energy options for the operating system in the ... MS . for e6ample. you "ill re%uire another '. These rights ha!e to be set up by an administrator.

The general section of the online help is based on the >T52 format.indo"s help. mail pro!iders8 on a programming de!ice or P. "ith STEP 7. 4nline 0o&3mentation The online help in STEP 7 V5.Networ< Settings when 3sing 4ther Software rod3&ts f you are using other soft"are products 7for e6ample. Installation .5 is split into t"o sections. obser!e the additional notes on net"or1 settings in the section #3sing $et"or1 &ri!es#. /ou can find notes on the current conte6t in the same "ay as "ith the standard .

:. you "ill also need to restart .2 Installing STE ! "5.  Refer to the tables in the S7L)5P94..indo"s.ontrol Panel# "indo".automation. $ote that all STEP 7 optional pac1ages must also be installed on this dri!e. STEP 7 V5.hapter @. /ou do not ha!e to uninstall these STEP 7 !ersions and optional pac1ages prior to the installation.indo"s ?ire"all.indo"s ?ire"all are also ta1en into consideration in your additional fire"all soft"are.5 so that all system !ariables can be entered completely. V5. start the setup program by double-clic1ing the SET3P."hile obser!ing the authoriCed operating systems 7refer to . simply enter the dri!e "ith its path in the appropriate input bo6 7for e6ample.EBE program in the root directory. for T. f you ha!e disabled this function on your computer.5.5 . you may ha!e to ensure that the e6ceptions made in the . &(8 on your computer.  4efore you use STEP 7 V5.haracter SetsG8. V5. )n some P. &(KSTEP7.indo"s must be restarted. .indo"s follo"ing the installation of STEP 7 V5..hen installing STEP 7 V5. The setup program "ill guide you through the installation. so there must be sufficient space a!ailable 7see #5emory Re%uirements#8.5 under the respecti!e operating systems. select the 0dobe Reader. f you are using additional fire"all soft"are. f you "ould li1e to change the installation path suggested in the setup during the STEP 7 installation.@ or V5. close all applications 7such as 5icrosoft .  STEP 7 must not be installed in a directory "hose path includes characters that are not listed in the 0S.sAprogramming de!ices. etc. because you "ill need to restart .'.ord. The setup program starts automatically after the STEP 7 &V& is inserted in the dri!e. f you do not restart .ontact your Siemens representati!e for more up-to-date information or chec1 our "ebsite( http(AAsupport.5 cannot run properly and data may be lost. you can o!er"rite e6isting installations of STEP 7 V5. )nly then do all of the 5icrosoft ..P&? file 7in the directory #Step7# follo"ing installation8 for information on "hich !ersions of the optional pac1ages can run "ith STEP 7 V5. n the component selection bo6. n this case. you "ill not be able to select the dri!e !ia the selection list.comA. f the installation procedure is aborted.5. These components "ill then be installed.indo"s. the 0utomation 2icense 5anager and any other components that you "ish to install.indo"s entries become acti!e. nsert the STEP 7 &V& in the dri!e.  The security settings of your system are modified during installation so that you can use STEP 7( Port --'. STEP 7.'8.P is entered as an e6ception in the .siemens. There has to be at least one higher-le!el folder such as #STEP7#. #e(KSiemensAStep7#8. . character set 7refer to the section F$ote on 3sing ?oreign2anguage .8 and the #. 4efore starting the Setup program.g. The follo"ing notes are intended to help you ma1e the correct user entries re%uired during the Setup program(  The dri!e on "hich you install your STEP 7 V5. for e6ample.5 system can be selected freely. 0!oid installing STEP 7 on a S34ST dri!e. . please note that you cannot install it directly to a root directory 7e.

hile you are installing STEP 7...SP.SP@.e6e . To operate STEP 7 as of V5. V5. Prior to changing the operating system. Upgrading an older STE ! 7ersion Prere%uisite for installation of the upgrade pac1age is a !alid license of STEP 7 V@.Note STEP 7 registers itself in the system files of the 5S .@ or V5. Therefore.hen installing any components "ithout remo!ing S7&)S V7.'.8 are no longer supported 7see '8.6.'.older operating systems 7for e6ample .indo"s operating system..'. . V5.5 license 1ey.6. "hen transferring the license 1ey to the hard dis1 of your computer.  f the license 1ey cannot be installed during setup.-. /ou cannot delete. . because as of STEP 7 V5.to V5.6. V5. you "ill ha!e to bac1up the e6isting authoriCation A license 1ey "ith the program 0uthors....indo"s :. you must transfer the license 1ey to the computer. V-. %i&ense =e/ of STE ! "5. There are t"o "ays of doing this(  . V-. .. Then boot the computer and install the license 1ey using the tas1bar in 7for e6ample. the Setup program displays a message if there is no suitable license 1ey installed on your computer.5 you "ill ha!e to use a V5. there may be a fe" instances "hen you "ill recei!e the follo"ing error message from the operating system( #s7oiehs6. Note $ote that an upgrade may re%uire changing to a different operating system. mo!e or rename STEP 7 files or folders using 5icrosoft . 0fter the upgrade from V@. A 0utomation 2icense 5anager on dis1 A 3S4 5emory Stic1.@ or V5.:. /ou can then decide "hether you "ant the license 1ey to be installed by the FSetupG program or "hether you "ant to install the license 1ey manually at a later time using the F0utomation 2icense 5anagerG program.6.indo"s BP Professional8 ProgramsKSiemens 0utomationK0utomation 2icense 5anager. V5.@. 4efore you can start "or1ing "ith STEP 7. V5.indo"s registry..5 The license 1ey is pro!ided on a 3S4 5emory Stic1 instead of a floppy in ne" deli!eries of STEP 7 as of STEP 7 V5. V5. V5. continue the Setup program "ithout installing the license 1ey..# The installation "ill still be e6ecuted correctly.indo"s utilities such as the E6plorer or modify STEP 7 data in the 5icrosoft . The program may no longer run properly after such modifications.Error in application.6 first. select the source medium "here the license 1ey is located accordingly. you must ma1e sure the 0utomation 2icense 5anager is installed. a floppy or 3S4 5emory Stic1. V5.:. 0dditional information on the upgrade is a!ailable in the product information.@ and STEP 7 V5.

5 . mo!ed. n the case of compressed dri!es.  f a bac1up copy of your hard dis1 contains copies of license 1eys.  f you use a defragmentation program. "hich means that no license 1ey may be installed on it. you can install the authoriCation on the associated host dri!e. you "ill be automatically prompted to acti!ate the trial license 1ey. there is a danger that these copies may o!er"rite the !alid installed license 1eys "hen you restore your bac1up data to the hard dis1.rtf file on the STEP 7 installation &V& under #0utomation 2icense 5anagerKdis1'K#. >idden files are stored in the folder #M&ri!e. or restoring your hard dis1 or before installing a ne" operating system.  .  &o not forget to transfer the license 1ey to the 3S4 5emory Stic1 before formatting. These files and the folder must not be deleted. you can install the license 1ey to all local dri!es.e. f you do not adhere to these guidelines.# &o not attempt to #repair# the cluster.5. it "ill be treated as a .:. or programming de!ice e!ery time you install or remo!e a license 1ey. you must remo!e all license 1eys before you ma1e a bac1up copy or e6clude the license 1eys from the bac1up. as usual. only use this option once you ha!e mo!ed the license 1ey from the hard dis1 bac1 to the license dis1etteA the 3S4 5emory Stic1. Some testing programs may sho" this cluster as #defecti!e. a cluster appears on the target dri!e mar1ed "ith a special character. . &42SP0. compressing. This means you run the ris1 of passing a !irus from the hard dis1 to the 3S4 5emory Stic1. "hich enables you to mo!e fi6ed bloc1s of memory. /ou should therefore run a !irus chec1 on your P. the license 1ey may be irretrie!ably lost. They contain data re%uired for the licensing of your soft"are. Read the notes on the 0utomation 2icense 5anager in the almreadme. Using the trial li&ense f no !alid license 1ey has been installed for STEP 7 V5. you can use and install a trial license 1ey supplied "ith STEP 7 as standard. as a #hard dri!e#. thereby destroying the !alid license 1eys. The 0utomation 2icense 5anger pre!ents the license 1eys from being installed on in!alid dri!es or media such as R05 dri!es. or copied.&A&V&.hen you start STEP 7 "ithout !alid license 1ey for the first time. Note abo3t 3sing li&ense <e/s &orre&tl/  The 3S4 5emory Stic1 must not be read-only.hen you install a license 1ey. on "hich the license 1ey is installedJ(K0B $? NN#.emo7ing STE ! "5.E8. . /ou can operate STEP 7 "ith this license 1ey for '. To pre!ent a !alid license 1ey from being o!er"ritten by a bac1up copy. f the dri!e in a de!ice is reported as being a #remo!able medium# and not. dis1ettes or compressed dri!es 7i.Note 0s of STEP 7 V5.days.

* Lbps to ': 5bps8. be sure that the dri!er supplied by the manufacturer is installed. stations !ia 5P or PR)? 43S 7H. C 5!. onboard #SIMATIC NET .indo"s BP in the tas1bar in >+ Settings + Control anel + Add). #SIMATIC NET . n such cases.P 5*'' 0: and .4$I9US interfa&e 7ia CI 93s' n order to use the . Additional Notes on Installation 2..P 57''. f this is not the case.. f you uninstall an older !ersion of STEP 7 in order to install STEP 7 V5. bus. Using a . /ou can then address S 50T . card slot is re%uired to use the . Therefore. #STEP 7#8. 3se the 5icrosoft .4$I9US interfa&e 7ia C &ard' 0 P.. the . you can use the setup program to uninstall a program. the Plug and Play mechanism enters the .P 5*'' in the &e!ice 5anager after installing STEP 7 and reboot your computer. under 5S . or a programming de!ice "ith P. you must first uninstall any e6isting optional pac1ages for STEP 7 as "ell. stations !ia 5P or PR)? 43S 7H. STEP 7 "ill not al"ays support the "heel feature of the mouse.P 5*'' in the &e!ice 5anager of the .* Lbps to ': 5bps8..Note Soft"are products must be uninstalled according to 5icrosoft .-' 0 P. f you install STEP 7 after the .# C 55.P is sometimes not recogniCed "hen installing STEP 7. Notes on 3sing Comm3ni&ation Cards in Cs) 6s C 58.P 5*:' in multicoreAmulti-processor systems on PR)? 43S net"or1s has been appro!ed "ith a baud rate of up to '. or a programming de!ice "ith 3S4 port is re%uired to use the . Note The use of communication processors .heel Mo3se .) C 58.indo"s con!entions. )bser!e the notes in the online help under #Setting the P=AP.5. 0s an alternati!e.4$I9US interfa&e 7ia US9 2. /ou can then address S 50T .P 5*'' card you re%uire a P.5 5bps.ontrol PanelKSystem in #)ther &e!ices#. /ou can then use this port to address the S 50T .2 #SIMATIC NET . or a programming de!ice "ith P.* Lbps to ': 5bps8.hen using a "heel mouse.P has been inserted in the computer. stations !ia 5P or PR)? 43S 7H. remo!e the . /ou may e6perience problems if you operate "ith higher baud rates.indo"s application #0ddARemo!e Programs# 7for e6ample.P 55':. nterface. .emo7e rograms8 to remo!e your soft"are pac1age 7for e6ample.

.. you can !ie" the !alues of indi!idual modules. .onfirm all follo"ing dialogs 7do not clic1 on . . or 4 )S manufacturer. n the first dialog sho"n. for e6ample.. Please consult your P.+ STE !+Set 6) C Interfa&e'.@8 to operate .indo"s 7. n the 0e7i&e Manager.indo"s 7. the >ard"are . interface# "ithout entering anything.hen STEP 7 is installed on programming de!ices.. The assigned !alues can be !ie"ed by doing the follo"ing( )pen. . please proceed as follo"s( '. nstall STEP 7.ompatibility list S7L)5P90. 3nder . Ser!er :. 6eneral C)programming de7i&e settings Commissioning pl3g?and?pla/ &ompliant mod3les To commission the Plug-and-Play compliant modules 7e.5 7see . .eso3r&es.@A5S .P&? in the installation directory #STEP 7#8.g.. and install the card. :. nterface# 7. )bser!e the information in the online help under #Set programming de!iceApersonal computer interface#.: 7.1ardnet mod3les f you use the ndustrial Ethernet net"or1 card . n S/stem Information + 1ardware ..indo"sABPASer!er :. not this time#.P 55': has been inserted8. .P 5*'' and .-$ET soft"are as of V*.indows)@ )Ser7er 2--()MS .@. -. $ET P.. you can !ie" the reser!ed resources. Setting of interr3pt and address MS . The communication module is installed automatically after the restart 7or after .P 5*'@90: and . you re%uire the optional pac1age S 50T . components.P 5*'-90:. a certain interrupt and address area may be reser!ed for P.P 55':A.iCard is displayed. .P 5*'@A'-. ..indo"s.P 57''8 in 5S . Then chec1 the settings or select the desired interface configuration in #Set P=AP.indo"s BP Start + Settings + Control anel + Administrati7e Tools + Comp3ter Management and then #System#. @.indows !5 The settings of address area and interrupt cannot be changed in 5S .indo"s BP. The ..@ as "ell as 5S . the communication dri!ers are installed automatically and the default settings are accepted.P '*'@ or the PR)? 43S cards . additionally in a !ersion compatible "ith STEP 7 V5.& ''A:.E28. 0t the end of the setup e6it the dialog #P=AP. select the option #$o. '. shut do"n the P. /ou re%uire the S 50T .P 57'' can also be inserted during operation.inBPASer!er:. n 4 )S of the P.0$.P 55':.lose 5S . in 5S .

Notes on Config3ring and 4perating the Software . read the RT? file #.hatAs new in &omparison to 7ersion 5.hat<s $e"O# in the online help.Notes on Usage #. New $eat3res and Changes in the New "ersion .hat<s $e"# on your STEP 7 &V& or refer to the corresponding section #.4B ?or more information. /ou can call this topic from the contents page of the >elp on STEP 7 7menu command 1elp + Contents8.elease Notes' These notes should be considered more up-to-date than the information in manuals and online helps.

RT? file in the subdirectory that you ha!e selected during setup.( 1ow STE ! $3lfills the IEC Standard The e6act definition of compliance "ith the standard to E. the configuration data are stored automatically in the offline database. hard"are. use the ?5 1ey to refresh the contents of the acti!e "indo". The &ontents of the windows are not a3tomati&all/ 3pdated 7for e6ample. 0ownloading &onfig3ration data . . f this user program is do"nloaded to a .  5c0fee VirusScan Enterprise V+. *''@'-@ for the programmable logic controller 7P2.indo"s Recycle 4in. This leads to a continuous reduction in the a!ailable main memory. f in doubt.P3 "ith its configuration data.omments in modules. the data in the . may not be closed "ith the special character #K#. Mo7ing #with drag?and?drop' sele&ted STE ! obCe&ts 7such as bloc1s8 to 5S . meaning they may change the e6isting set !alues 7for e6ample. the "indo" contents in the S 50T .P3 time and this can lead to a system o!erload. Using 7ir3s s&anners The follo"ing !irus scanners ha!e been tested "ith STEP 7 V5. S&reen sa7ers . ?or safety reasons. icons etc.ord documents8. SU9ST dri7es should not be used for storing STEP 7 or your proEect. The data are stored in the #System &ata# folder under the user program 7described as #4loc1s#8.indo"s obEects 7such as the Recycle 4in8 is not possible e!en if the #una!ailable# cursor does not appear. User data should not be stored in STEP 7 proEect directories 7for e6ample.hen you configure the complete S 50T .8 can be found in the $)R59T24. 5anager these user data are also permanently deleted. 5anager are not al"ays up-to-date after an interruption of the )nline connection8. /ou cannot use the #3ndo# function to retrie!e deleted data from the . or TS adapters for communication connections.  Trend 5icro )fficeScan V'. 5icrosoft . The !irus scanners listed abo!e can generally be used in the standard setting.5 for compatibility %  Symantec Endpoint Protection V''. C and TS adapters f the connection is interrupted or lost "hen using P. chec1 the po"er management preferences on your computer. it is recommended that the complete user program "ith the configuration data should only be do"nloaded "hen absolutely necessary 7such as loading onto memory cards8. . Some screen sa!ers are 1no"n to pre!ent the release of main memory components. or proEect names.hen using a screen sa!er. you should note that the additional processing re%uired ta1es up .. a ne" 5P address8. folder names. 6eneral Notes Spe&ial &hara&ters may not be used in file names.17i.P3 become effecti!e immediately. because "hen you delete a STEP 7 proEect from the S 50T .

P can result in the connection being canceled.omputer ' 7#client#8 can access information in a STEP 7 proEect on . f a STEP 7 application is started in a session !ia #Remote &es1top# or #Puic1 3ser . The net"or1Acommunication configuration data are data that are not Eust rele!ant to one stationAmodule. Select the menu command #Sharing and Security#.P3. such as in the case of . it is also necessary that the P. f the name resolution cannot be performed automatically by broadcasts and no ser!ice is used for resol!ing names. and 5S . n a multi-user en!ironment. $&).omputer : 7#ser!er#8.&o"nloading a configuration also containing configuration data for a . if you "ish to use these operating system properties "ith STEP 7. )nly one user can "or1 "ith STEP 7 applications on a computer. >o"e!er. it can be performed by a reference to the P. no more STEP 7 applications can be started in other sessions. M3ltiproCe&ts )pening of multiproEects on se!eral computers simultaneously is not supportedQ n a STEP 7 multiproEect. e6it all affected proEectsAmultiproEects "ithout sa!ing and then restore the connection to the ser!er before you continue "or1ing "ith the proEects.indo"s Ser!er :. n the same "ay. then users "ho are to ha!e access to this share should be entered in t"o places.P3 !ia the . configuration from the P2.. Please also obser!e the notes in the follo"ing section on #5ultiproEects#. ensure that the editor has the necessary readA"rite permissions for the net"or1 as "ell as the folders it contains. the logged on user must also ha!e share rights for the net"or1 as "ell as the folders it contains.@ as "ell as 5S . n order to access the net"or1 dri!es.s are connected "ith their names and not their P addresses. A. To access net"or1 dri!es. to a programming de!iceAP.emote 0es<topA and AD3i&< User ChangeA STEP 7 does not support the #Remote &es1top# or the #Puic1 3ser ..other"ise they could influence each other.indo"s BPASer!er :. you only load the hard"are configuration data to the system data folder.hen using optional soft"are pac1ages please note that these can only be called up and operated by one user .hange#.P should be done !ia the 5P interface of the .S05. 1andling s/stem data t is not a good idea to copy these data to another module. This folder contains the configuration data of the hard"are configuration and the net"or1Acommunication configuration. The file contains an e6ample of the synta6. an editor "or1ing at . "hen loading a S 50T . and enter the users in both the #Sharing# tab as "ell as the #Security# tab.onfiguring >ard"are# application. &o"nloading the configuration data to the .indo"s 7.indo"s BP Professional. M3lti?3ser 4peration .@ and 5S . Using Networ< 0ri7es Storing proCe&ts on a networ< f the net"or1 connection is interrupted "hile you are "or1ing "ith proEectsAmultiproEects on net"or1 ser!ers and you then recei!e a message that a proEectAser!er is not a!ailable. f no >)STS file is a!ailable.hange# . please note the follo"ing( STEP 7 applications can only be started in one session. . it can be generated by copying 25>)STS.indo"s 7.elease of shares f shares of a $T?S partition are released in 5S .s in the file M. using the #.SJsystem@:Kdri!ersKetc###BOT_TEXT###gt;)STS.

or. "ith reorganiCation#. 5anager such as $ile + M3ltiproCe&t + AdC3st roCe&ts. &uring the end stage. those editors "or1ing on indi!idual proEects should open them separately and not from "ithin the multiproEect.. e6it all proEects A multiproEects "ithout sa!ing and then restore the connection to the ser!er.interproEect functions. Ca3tion f interproEect functions are being used in a multiproEect.hen "or1ing in this en!ironment..5. 0lso obser!e the re%uirements and recommendations for "or1ing "ith multiproEects as described in the online help. ?or e6ample. a proEect can be distributed o!er many "or1stations and "or1ed on locally.'. during its initial stages. proEects in a multiproEect8 and if interproEect functions are also triggered.: or higher can be used unchanged as 7current8 proEects "ith STEP 7 V5. The distributed storage of the proEect 7one proEect per programming de!ice AP. . V@. To a!oid problems caused by operating system limitations and access conflicts.5. .indows Ser7er 2--(# as the operating system on the ser!er 7no other 5S operating systems may be used due to operating system limitations8. f you recei!e a message that a proEect A a ser!er is not a!ailable. proEects must be con!erted to proEects for the current !ersion using the menu command #Sa!e as. the proEects in a multiproEect are all stored on a central ser!er. Editors "or1ing on the indi!idual proEects can access the proEects stored on this ser!er directly from their "or1stations.. roCe&ts from 7ersion ( and higher  ProEects that "ere set up and edited "ith STEP 7 V@. f many proEects are opened simultaneously on this central ser!er 7more than :. 4oth methods of managing a multiproEect can be used in se%uence or in alternation during any phase of the proEect. please obser!e the information in the follo"ing notes( There are two f3ndamentall/ different wa/s of wor<ing with m3ltiproCe&ts  The proCe&ts in a m3ltiproCe&t are &entrall/ stored on one ser7er n this case.  The proCe&ts in a m3ltiproCe&t are distrib3ted o7er man/ &omp3ters Each editor has #his proEect# on his o"n programming de!iceAP.. e6isting V@. 0n editor responsible for managing interproEect functions has the multiproEect on his P.8 means that the limitations of 5S . E6amples of such interproEect functions are those in the S 50T . the proEect can then be stored on a central ser!er and accessed there.eorganiFe and $ile + Ar&hi7e. then it must absolutely be ensured through coordination "ith the proEect manager that no one is "or1ing on the proEects concerned "hile these interproEect functions are running. Swapping 0ifferent "ersions of STE ! roCe&ts in 7ersion 2  /ou can basically continue to use the proEect data from STEP 7 V:.' in STEP 7 V5.indo"s operation systems "ill not be reached. and only edits this one proEect. you may only use #MS .  ?or multiple-user operation. if these proEect data ha!e been imported into a proEect in the current !ersion. 7such "hen being placed in ser!ice8. if the multiproEect itself is selected( $ile + Sa7e AsE $ile + .

f you ha!e edited the standard sample proEects.onfiguration# section.9 )T FW:)CP ?.  $e" as of this !ersion( The symbolic name of the bloc1s ?4:'.e!en for read access.5 are al"ays copied "hen you install STEP 7. a generic obEect is used to represent these #un1no"n# modules.' SP@. 0s of STEP 7 V5.5 and these parameters "ere not yet contained in an earlier !ersion of STEP 7. Sample proEects and libraries are only installed if you run the entire STEP 7 Setup again.'8. this proEect may not be opened by another P=AP. . These sample proEects can be deleted in the S 50T . the "ait cursor "ill not appear or "ill disappear too early during long operations.' SP@. "ith STEP 7 !ersion V5. f you ha!e assigned parameters to modules that "ere added on through an optional pac1age. that only those programs. they also "ill not be displayed if the proEect "as created in a STEP 7 !ersion earlier than V5.9 )T SIMATIC Manager  n certain circumstances. This means that the proEect has to be closed on the computer "ith the older STEP 7 !ersion . Assigning 3ni23e message n3mbers for the C U or for the proCe&t  Please note that in proEects in "hich messages numbers are assigned for the . bloc1 messages. bloc1s or symbols "ithout message configuration 7such as user-defined messages. 5anager.'.( S5?. such as bloc1s "ith bloc1-related messages symbol tables "ith symbol-related messages. F!24'% S1FW:)CP ?4::. and ?4::. %ibraries and Sample roCe&ts  0 number of libraries and sample proEects are supplied "ith STEP 7 V5. bloc1s "ith S7-P& 0= monitoring or programs "ith user-defined messages.' SP@.New mod3les in earlier STE ! 7ersions  f you assign parameters to modules "ith STEP 7 V5. Please refer to the notes in the #5essage . S7P& 0= configurations8 can be edited in earlier !ersions of STEP 7 7such as V5. then these modules and their subordinate components "ill not be displayed in STEP 7 !ersions earlier than V5. The e6isting functionality "ill remain the same. To reinstall them. Note Sample proEects and libraries shipped "ith STEP 7 V5. has been changed. you "ill need to run the STEP 7 V5.P3-based message assignment to proEect-based message assignment. t is not possible to con!ert . /ou should therefore ma1e a copy of the standard e6amples before you ma1e changes to them and then ma1e changes to the copy.5 Setup program again.5. they "ill be o!er"ritten "ith the original e6amples if you reinstall STEP 7.: or later. scan messages. Ca3tion f obEects "ith messages are in progress "ith STEP 7 !ersion MR V5.P3 7ne" procedure8.

A P= on "hich S 50T .SPin the S 50T . /ou can speed up the implicit opening of large proEect folders by disabling the item #Sho" access control symbols# under #)ptions J .SP-. but can be used under 5S . the included 0RT:. stations. Change log  0 change log for a proEect can only be "ritten if S 50T ..indo"s 7 and 5S . 5anager.A&&essible Nodes  The #0ccessible $odes# and #5emory . /ou can update both of these "indo"s by pressing the ?5 1ey. you can use the F3pdate menuG function under 1elp + Info.etrie7ing $iles SThe selection of tools for archi!ing or retrie!al has been changed as of STEP 7 V5. Compiling and downloading obCe&ts  Startup after a successful do"nload is possible after e6ecuting #. rograms for Ar&hi7ing and ..  0cti!ities in!ol!ing the memory card are not contained in the change log. the automatic do"nload of hard"are configurations is not possible for P. Using S/mboli& Names . f this integration is incomplete. 2ogon is installed on the P. Show a&&ess &ontrol s/mbols /ou can sho" symbols in #)pen 4ro"ser# that display the status of the access control. Note Please note that loading of split proEects in 0RT format is no longer supported as of V5.indo"s BP to unCip older archi!es.ertain option pac1ages "ill be integrated in the menu structure of the S 50T .@ Ser!er. n older STEP 7 !ersions.a pro!ided on the dis1 has not been appro!ed for 5S . /ou can then con!ert the proEect "ith PLNip ':.into the standard Cip format. .#  /ou should only edit proEects "ith a change log on a P. The user is responsible for ma1ing sure that the S&4s for $etpro. =& or other optional pac1ages are up-to-date..indo"s BP.  n general. the included proEects "ill be analyCed in this repect "ith implicit search of the proEect folder using double-clic1 or the e6pand function.inNip 0utomatic are no longer offered.ard# !ie"s are not al"ays automatically updated. 5anager. T0R.ustomiCe J =eneral#. Updating the men3 str3&t3re .ompile and &o"nload# !ia the S 50T . 5anager under )ptions J Settings J 0rchi!e( 0RT@: V@. /ou can find additional notes on the change log in the online help.indo"s :.AP=.  0ll S&4s are loaded from the offline container at do"nload Eust as "ith the S 50T . "hich means you can archi!e and retrie!e files.5. 2>0R. 5anager 7 %C + 0iagnosti&s + Settings + 4perating Mode8.a can be installed on .6.5. The menu structure "ill be updated once you e6ecute this function and restart STEP 7.ontrary to the #Search# function. 2ogon is installed. 0RT :. 2ogon. and . Please read the information in the section #$ote on the use of S 50T .

Station is changed. chec1 "hether the module data are complete after the import process is complete. on the . n this case. the bit-granular configuration of the A) de!ices may not be interpreted as being bit-granular "hen the configuration data are read bac1 in from the sla!e. )ther"ise..P2. f you do reconfigure this setting.. J PR)? 43S J &iagnose.. ?or this .P.P "ill continue to ha!e parameters consisting of the pre!iously !alid data.  f your configuration contains module from earlier optional pac1ages. Possible remedies( '..P3 but retain this data themsel!es. ma1e sure that the module address area does not e6ceed the process A) image range.P3 function #>ot Restart#.P3.reate a ne" station in an STEP 7 proEect.onfiguring >ard"are# application.P3. it may happen that not all data in this modules is ac%uired 7#captured#8 "hen using the #E6port station# function.S or ET :.P3 !ia this interface. /ou ha!e to ensure that no S5 address that is already occupied is used in the input dialog bo6 for the S5 adapter moduleA 5-*@-:.area across the modules. n this case.  ?or reasons ha!ing to do "ith ensuring data consistency. f symbols "ith messages are copied into another symbol table.P3A. 3se a second interface "ith the same transmission rate as your programming de!iceAP...  $o S5-analog inputAoutput modules can be used or addressed in the user program in the S5 adapter module. &PA0S-i 2in18.. 0fter reopening the table you can continue to "or1 as usual. f the S&4s are then deleted from the . 5. 0fter sa!ing and compiling. 4ther iss3es  &eleting parameter data 7S&4J'.hen you use a number of S5 adapter modules in an S7--. it is possible that the module cannot be reconnected..-S7 systems in the 5-*@-: or !ia &P interface. . "e recommend that you load the entire station. copy the system data in the S 50T . .   f you ha!e uploaded data from a reset . nsert the memory card in the . it could happen that the message #Symbol table occupied by another process# appears.. refer to the description of your ?5 or . no chec1 is made to determine "hether the S5 addresses o!erlap in the PAPA 5@A 5. "hen configuring these interfaces.2-S. S5 adapter mod3les  .. f the 5P 0ddress of a module 7.P3 in your ne" station "ith your default settings in the #. 5anager to an S7 memory card.8( Some ?5s and . you must reconfigure the 5P A&P interface. S5-analog inputAoutput modules can only be used in S 50T .  1ardware Config3ration #Central' C Us with M I)0 interfa&e5  5a1e sure that you do not select a transmission rate that is not supported by your programming de!iceAP.Ps not only store their parameter data in system data bloc1s 7S&48 J '. sa!e and close the symbol table.onfigure the . you "ill no longer be able to establish an online connection to the . f you use the . 5onitorA5odify $ode(   ?or sla!es "ith bit-granular A) de!ices 7such as ET :. in multi-user operation 7se!eral users "or1ing on a proEect at the same time8 only one other station can be used at the same time. the ?5s or . ?or more information.P3 and carry out a memory reset. station.PA?58 in a @.

ET :. f this occurs decrease the >S0 as much as possible or select an interface "ithout automatic bus parameter recognition and try it again. cannot be used for the function #. you must restart >. $ote( Should acti!e bac1plane bus modules ne!ertheless be used..or ?REENE-commands. there is no pro!ision for using acti!e bac1plane bus modules for operations using constant scan time. a time period of ' ms should be added to the Tdp by the user. you cannot set constant scan time. as of V@.  .  PR)? 43S Sla!es.. up to !ersion 5.B. f you ha!e already configured the group assignment as group +. select the other stations and then begin copying.reason. or "ith . :. )ther"ise these communication relationships "ill be lost during copying.. The configurable minimum times only apply to operation "ithout acti!e bac1plane bus modules.onstant scan time#.onfig once more before copying stations "ith &P configurations.B4. note the follo"ing(  =roup + cannot be used 7reser!ed for constant scan time cloc18.hen the constant scan operating mode is selected..onfig.  )n do"nloading a configuration.  The PR)? $ET de!ices ET:.  .-.-S.Ps inserted in the ET :.hen you configure both #constant scan time# and syncAfreeCe groups for PR)? 43S &P.P3 -. Swit&hing lang3ages  0fter you ha!e changed the language. 5 '5@-' up to !ersion @ and 5S.: in isochronous mode. "hich do not support S/$...P3 @. the program does not chec1 "hether the product re!ision of the &P sla!e supports the function #sender in direct communication lin1.  1ardware Config3ration # .S >S V'.B4. ET :.hen a sla!e is monitoredAmodified. S/n&)$reeFe5  There should be no ?5s or . .  .  The function for setting constant scan time cannot be used for the &P sla!e &PA0Si92in1 ET :. data cross-reference8. .... as of V*. all ro"s are modified.' cannot be operated "ith the . up to product !ersion 5.. and *ES7'5@-:44. these sla!es are only displayed "ith byte-related A) and cannot be configured again as bit-granular by using the menu command 4ptions + Spe&if/ Mod3le.. if this is a!ailable in the configuration8.-.opying from stations. and :. in other proEects must be carried out Eointly.-. a programming de!ice on the PR)? 43S may not be able to enter the ring.5 peripheral A)s assigned by STEP 7 SyncA?reeCe-=roups. e!en if all the ro"s in the list cannot be !ie"ed at the same time. Constant s&an time  . Therefore. They cannot be controlled on a bit-granular basis but only on a byte basis....5 *ES7'5@-:40. among "hich there are communication relationships 7for e6ample..4$I9US 0 ' Cross?referen&e  $ote "hen configuring direct data e6change 7&P cross reference8 that both the station at "hich the sla!e is configured as sender and the recei!er must be do"nloaded.  n the case of ET :.4 analog.# /ou should therefore obser!e the scope of performance of the &P sla!e 7compare !ersions. This beha!ior is different from the case "hen modules are monitoredAmodified in >..

 The onboard 5P interfaces for P=7-.  ?or this reason. 0 sla7es  The S?. I?sla7e5 9M.. baud rate. f the function is started in STEP 7 any"ay.B8 and 5'5'A.  Topology display 7P2.P3 7ET :. J PR)? 43S J Sho" $et"or1 Topology8( 3nder certain conditions 7number of nodes connected to the net"or1.P 57''. .)C U5  . .6H' supplies an incorrect parameter #adr :# 7Slot.5. n this case. . operating mode 7&P alarm mode8.P3 "ith firm"are V:.P3 of a module. the diagnostic repeater should be used in &PV. diagnostic e!ents "ill cause )4 +: to be called.P6666 7PR)? 43S8 be reset to '.  The follo"ing interface cards support the function for measuring the nodes on PR)? 43S-&P( .P 55':.-0dapter 7P.00. and P. or higher or a master in the operation mode &PV'.P interface8.P3 is only possible if the access point #S7 online# in the P=AP.. 5anager.. ?or the 5 '5:A. f the diagnostic interrupt is not offered as a &PV' interrupt in the sla!e parameters. station. n this case.':4?. operating mode. f the set language differs from the one used during configuration.P66667PR)? 43S8#. matches the one supported by the module or configured interface.. Solution( mport the configuration in the original language and reset it after"ards.P666670uto8# it not possible to measure the nodes at the PR)? 43S &P. it may happen that not all &P sla!es modules are imported "ith the menu command Station + Import.  . the measurement "ill be stopped at end of a monitoring time.hen configuring the 45'-7A.  The module 45'-7A. the reporting status# determination stopped #"ill be displayed in STEP 7 "ith the additional te6t# Time monitoring addressed#.. a #time out# may occur for an online connection and not all the data may be read from the diagnostic repeater and displayed.P3 7ET :.  0 do"nload or upload of the 5 '5'A.-. .A5P cable *ES7H. The interface must be set to #. )4 +: is only triggered by a diagnostic interrupt. then this is not supported by the gi!en sla!e. reparing for line diagnosti&s  .4! and IM.SH "ith intelligent preprocessing. the module status cannot be called in the #Prepare 2ine &iagnostics# dialog.s in the properties dialog.. online connections cannot be established to the net"or1 transitions.P 5*''. use a S 50T .P3 must also be net"or1ed in the configuration "ith a ne" PR)? 43S net"or1 if it is being used as a stand-alone 7separate operation8 de!ice. &uring a net"or1 transition to the .P3 "ithout a s"itchable 5P A&P interface. "e recommend that the interface settings for . etc.ith interface #. nterface $o. n &PV' operating mode. 0iagnosti& repeater  n &PV. @.s 5 and -H "hich are used for con!erting geographic to logical addresses and !ice !ersa for sla!es "hich are interconnected !ia the =S& file supply correct !alues only in the follo"ing configurations( The &P sla!e is connected to a @.8 does not support the function #Prepare 2ine &iagnostics#. Set P=A. n case of fault the SS2 .8.8 in a record for these sla!es.hen the dialog #Prepare 2ine &iagnostics# is acti!e. the setting should be PR)? 43S interface 7see S 50T .

increase the set monitoring time in the #Startup# tab for the .B4.B0.@ or older in #ST)P# mode. IM?.iR beha!ior for the future.5(?2' are 3sed f you "ant to use the 5 '57-.iSP "ith inserted + & $053R modules. obCe&ts in .00+:-. To remedy this.P3. Ca3tion f the P= is not directly connected to the PR)? 43S.# /ou must also delete the system data in the . or the 5 '5@-:40BB-. V5. to enable a correct . ho"e!er this is not the case behind a net"or1 transition *=L'--''-500 or *=L'--''-504.e therefore strongly recommend that you not perform this do"nload procedure. n this case. it may be necessary to do"nload the configuration once in ST)P mode to the .@ SP: or V5.. you "ill ha!e to do this in t"o steps.iR obEects in the station or the station "as last loaded "ith STEP 7 V5. the configuration has to be loaded once in ST)P mode onto the .5! and IM . you "ill not be able to determine "hether both modules can be addressed !ia the STEP 7 Routing mechanisms. 7as a P$ ) de!ice8.   The limitations that e6isted for STEP 7 !ersions up to and includingV5. .P --@-5 or --@-' and "as do"nloaded "ith STEP 7 V5.iR modifications are made to a &P-Sla!e ET :. redundantly and update the firm"are of the 5s. f .UN mode  #2oading in R3$ mode# may possibly be reEected if there are other 5ulti systems located ne6t to the 5aster system in the . 7as pure net"or1 transition8 or for a PR)? 43S line "ithout a lin1 transition. .P3 may be aborted "hen using the 5 '57 as an interface module for P0 sla!es if the set transmission rate on the PR)? 43S is too lo" or if you ha!e configured 5 '57 modules that do not e6ist on the PR)? 43S.SP5 during hard"are configuration in R3$ 7. Ca3tion 2oading the current configuration form the automation system to the P= 75enu command %C + 0ownload to 68 "ill cause your station to lose the .  f your station contains a .P3.@ SP@.5..iR8 for PR)? 43S "hen upgrading the STEP 7 !ersion do no longer e6ist in V5.Note f there is a PR)? 43S line behind an EAP4 lin1 *=L'--''-504.@ SP'.. S/stem &hanges in r3ntime 3sing Ci.5! $ote that the assignment of parameters on the . it is necessary to sa!e and compile the modified configuration before a do"nload in R3$. %oading stations with Ci.iR capability. Updating the firmware with red3ndant interfa&e mod3les #IM .P3 by changing the parameter #Transfer of parameters to modules.P3. such a net"or1 transition is gi!en..P3 and then do"nload the ne" parameter assignment to the .

 $e" as of this !ersion( f the used .?or systems "ith .iR capability "ill be retained. The .P @-:-5 52?4 *=L7@-:-5&0.P "as used for operation of an ) system or for Ethernet communication or configuration. *=L7@-:-5&0.  ?or enabling and disabling of de!ices !ia S?.'.  5odule mode . you can reload S?5 bloc1s e!en "ithout subse%uent restart. "ith firm"are status as of V:. ?or the function to become effecti!e.  5odules "hich occupy more than one slot in the &P sla!e are split into indi!idual modules. This means you may recei!e incorrect reports from S?5. 4ac1"ards compatibility "ith STEP 7 !ersions M V 5. # form a unit and may not be changed.'.P3 after the !ery first do"nload follo"ing a compilation "ith the ne" !ersion.'-BBBB.' is not ensured for &P sla!es "ith these functions.eporting s/stem errors  &istributed A) components "hich are connected !ia . "ith firm"are status as of V5. Recommendation( /ou free up resources by not calling the S?.' if the follo"ing conditions are obser!ed(  The sla!e can be used only in the operation mode &PV.. these data can only be accessed as a "hole 7by using the S?.. f such &P sla!es "ere configured "ith STEP 7 V 5.  The synchroniCation loss is detected by #Report System ErrorF and reported for the affected de!ice. you can ma1e the upgrade to V5.'.BE.eb ser!er . The status for de!ices "ith the initial status #disabled# may be reported as incorrect until these de!ices "ill be enabled for the first time using the ne" mode @. /ou "ill ha!e to ma1e sure that all S?5 bloc1s are loaded so that they are consistent in themsel!es. The module "hose name begins "ith #OOOO# and the follo"ing module called #--. S/mbols  5odules "hose input or outputs data consist of different data types are currently offered "ith byte-oriented symbols.P @66 are not supported by #Report system error#. if old messages are still pending.  Note5 4et"een loading of the >.e7ision (E 6S0 files ?unctions in =S& Re!ision @ are supported "ith STEP 7 V 5.5' as fre%uently.ontroller. f the number of data amounts to @ or more bytes.P3 -. .P3 supports <020R59&<. the module mode "ill be displayed "ith delay.eb bro"ser "hen calling the S?. This limitation is not monitored for STEP 7 !ersions M V 5.P3 @.P @-:-5 ?) 52?4 *=L7@-:5&?. .5. '. the modes @ 7enable8 and 7disable8 are a!ailable.onfig data and the S?5 bloc1s.-BBBB. *=L7@-:-5&0.P3( 0fter restart of a .P3.:-BBBB and . .. There is no alarm for the P$ ) . for e6ample. The re%uirement is a .@.P3 @66 the module status displayed by the S?5 or the . . #Report System Error# "ill be based on incorrect prere%uisites.-. you "ill ha!e to restart the . '58 although a symbol is specified for e!ery byte.P3 -'6 in "hich either the integrated PR)? $ET interface or a PR)? $ET . the proEect can only be processed in STEP 7 !ersions M V 5.and S?.  n case of a resource shortage on . Mis&ellaneo3s  P0 sla!es cannot be operated "ith the ..  n the case of function-modular de!ices only modules may be placed "hich are allo"ed at the corresponding slots. ':.eb ser!er .5' may not be up-to-date.+ or a ..

HH8 5 '5--.# 7from >SP. is not supported if the coupler is configured using =S&. you may not e6ceed the ma6imum ) configuration of the ) de!ice regardless of the module and submodule assignment to the indi!idual ) controllers.P3-66 V5... f 5-**s and .8 de7i&es ?or certain configurations "ith the .hen the send cloc1 of the controller is set to a !alue less than 'ms.onfigure one or more of the de!ices described abo!e using =S&52 or  ncrease the update time for at least one of the de!ices used..hen de!ices not configured using =S&52 are used( ET :. there "ill be an inconsistency bet"een the current and desired release number.iSP "ith inserted + & $053R modules. Shared 0e7i&e n a shared de!ice configuration "ithin a proEect or in separate proEects.4$INET I4' IM488 and C 44(?.pro Remedy(  Set the send cloc1 on the controller to at least 'ms or  .P --@-' 0d!anced.04.-.-. because their configuration may ha!e also changed.6 or V*. .4$INET I4 de7i&e f the function Change .H:8 5ore than '* de!ices are configured.H+8 5 '5'-@ P$ >? "ith 52?4 #*ES7 '5'-@40:.P --@-' 0d!anced are configured in a rac1. n this case you should delete the de!ice and then reconfigure it.. Updating the 6S0 file of a . N) N &o3pler The de!ice names of the P$AP$ coupler can only be sa!ed to the 55.04.elease N3mber function is aborted during the update of =S& files. These configurations are identified as follo"s(  .-. The transmission of both de!ice names to the 55.  1ardware Config3ration # . the idenfication data "ill only be a!ailable "ithin the conte6t of the controller that has been fully assigned the P&EV 7interface and ports8.S 5 '5'-@ P$ "ith 52?4 #*ES7 '5'-@00'.+H8 5 '5'-@ P$ "ith 52?4 #*ES7 '5'-@00:. f configuration modifications are made to a &P sla!e ET:..04. indi!idual de!ices may not operate.# 7from >SP. all the 5-**s ha!e to be inserted bet"een the .6 as P$. if both interfaces of the coupler are configured in the same proEect. This inconsistency occurs.* or "8.  .# 7from >SP. you ha!e to chec1 the configuration of the + & $053R modules follo"ing the modification.P3 and the .* and more than .# 7from >SP.) controller. Config3rations with C U4** "5.P$ >? "ith 52?4 #*ES7 '5---04.-. ET :.... Identifi&ation data with Shared 0e7i&e n a shared de!ice.04. for e6ample if you ha!e used an old =S& file to configure a module "hich is not contained in the ne" =S& file.

'-. this module can also be deacti!ated on a granular channel group basis. "ithout the option #)perate ) de!iceAapplication in isochrone mode# being enabled in the #0pplication# property dialog of the P$.hen all of the channels of a module sho" errors. Read the description for the procedure in!ol!ed in case of failure and for e6changing the A) or function module. 0epassi7ation after a plant &hange in r3ntime Perform a complete passi!ation after changing the plant in runtime 7. 0s of product re!ision '.04. 0s of product re!ision 5..'-.-. $ote( To adopt the module in the >.. /ou can find information about redundant A) in the manual #0utomation System S7-.. This module can also be operated in channel-granular redundancy.C . 5ore details as "ell as an updated =S&52 file are a!ailable on the "eb pages of Siemens Product Support.m0 >0RT 0 *6T.E0GSTATUSH .VA: 0 0 +6'* 4it 0 +6.8. :.>9 $?92 output parameters. :. &) '. 6ES7331-7TF01-0AB0 6ES7331-7PE10-0AB0 *ES7@@:-5>?. *ES7@::-+4>'.A-... in the pre!ious !ersion..6&. 0s of product re!ision @. This module can also be operated in channel-granular redundancy.5 0 *ES7@::-+4>. .ed3ndan&/ ?or channel-granular redundancy.04. .8 f a . Changed &hara&teristi&s for the parameters C1GIN$G1 and C1GIN$G% des $9 45( H.) module. this module can also be operated in channel-granular redundancy. .m0 >0RT *ES7@:*-:4?. of the #.:..hannel-granular redundancy# library the bits assigned to the channel are set to . this module can also be operated in channel-granular redundancy. in the .V 4rder n3mber *ES7@:'-74>.'-.>I ?ault-tolerant Systems#.'-.04. 0)+6': 4it 0)+6': 4it 0) +6.VA.. 0ll parameters "ere set to . *ES7@@'-7$?. this module can also be operated in channel-granular redundancy..A-. the signal modules listed belo" are currently appro!ed( Mod3le & '*6&. catalog of >. :. n the e!ent of an error on one channel.04.04.P '*'* "as configured as a PR)? $ET ) de!ice "ith the RT class RT 7high performance8 and modules from the # sochrone# catalog folder of the corresponding PR)? $ET ) de!ice "ere used for this purpose. (..VA.04.iR8. as of !-.>9 $?9> and . *ES7@@:-+T?. you need >SP :'7. n this case you "ill either ha!e to enable the option #)perate ) de!iceAapplication in isochrone mode# or update the =S&52 file of the PR)? $ET ) de!ice. then an error "ill be reported in case of a consistency chec1.:. the entire group 7: channels8 is deacti!ated. &) '*6&...onfig.04. :.ed3ndant I)45 Channel?gran3lar .5 0 &) '*6&. 0s of product re!ision :.-.-.

f you "ant to connect to a net"or1 using a programming de!iceAP..' proEects. and restart the hard"are diagnostics.R: rac1 7operation in a segmented rac18 is to be diagnosed. $C 45.onfig for the number range in the "or1 &4s. f you re%uire a complete diagnostic display.# of the instance-&4 of ?4 -5. &epending on the . f another error occurs in the corresponding channel of the second 7redundant8 module before the first error is remedied. The hard"are diagnostics "ill be bloc1ed. #RE&9 $ T# deletes all bloc1s configured in >.e recommend that you use the default !alues recommended by STEP 7 for ne" proEects.P3 supports special diagnostic functions.P3 you "ant to display in the online proEect in the S 50T . the other .lose the application "hich is bloc1ing the deletion of the temporary directory. some of the diagnostics symbols are displayed "ith reduced contrast.H.T AI mod3le f the "ire brea1 detection is deacti!ated for a >0RT 0 module in >.ea&tion of $9 45.ire brea< dete&tion with a 1A.H..P3 may also be displayed. al"ays select the . . the !ersion of the module using the menu command #5odule nformation# and as1 the S 50T .Channel information bit of the $9 45. in this case. f the error message #The directory..P3 capabilities. 1ardware 0iagnosti&s  The hard"are can only be completely diagnosed if the . f a .)R&.>9> parameter correctly sho"s that an error has occurred.4$I9US Networ< Settings Networ< settings  ?or 5P and PR)? 43S net"or1s. .>92 or . f the diagnostics symbols for all modules in the station are sho"n grayed out. The default !alue for the highest 5P address "as '5 for STEP 7 V:. you should connect the programming de!ice directly to the interface of the .P3s.   M I ) .>9 $?9> output parameter.hannel information a!ailable# bit in the statusAforce "ord #?49RE&9 $.  0n > Station can only be fully diagnosed if there is an online connection to both . . the affected channel is passi!ated. . it is not sho"n at the . you should ensure that the address of the programming de!iceAP.P3 is ad!isable or is at all possible.  f a station "ith a . The . #RE&9 $# is only rele!ant for fail-safe modules.ustomer Support if a firm"are update for your . #RE&9 $# detects an error in a module.E0GINITH ?. .P3 you "ant to diagnose. another application is bloc1ing the deletion of the temporary proEect from a pre!ious session.)$TR)29. does not lie abo!e the >S0.ST0T3S9.E0GINH The #.>9 $?92 or . . could not be deleted.onfig and a "ire brea1 is caused in a single channel. . Solution( ta1e care that the standard STEP 7 proEect directory 7SiemensKStep7KS7proE8 is not "rite protected and that enough memory is a!ailable.P3 does not ha!e all necessary diagnostic functions. the temporary directory for system diagnosis may not be created.E0GINH f ?4 -5. 5anager. ?4 -5@ #RE&9ST0T3S# reports an underflo" in the 5)&329ST0T3S9. chec1. f the error message #&o"nload of the configuration to the programming de!ice has been aborted# is generated. -5.H. a #highest 5P address# or #highest PR)? 43S address# 7>S08 must be configured. Remedy( .# is generated.

but you must then ensure you allo" for the PR)? 43S address gap. 0fter ma1ing changes to net"or1 settings. STEP 7 "ill al"ays select the shortest path to the module.P3 @'5-: &P de!ices "ithout &P 5aster systems. The address assignment is only possible "ith the .5 automatically assigns addresses "hich ta1e this rule into account.  0t 'H. STEP 7 V5. should be the master on the PR)? 43S &P. >ere you can set an alternati!e gate"ay if one is a!ailable. n the properties dialog for the STEP 7 program. not "ith P. /ou must also ta1e the address gap into account "hen assigning addresses to other acti!e bus nodes 7for e6ample...P3s "ill automatically recei!e the PR)? 43S addresses : and -.P3. the bus may be subEect to maEor disturbances to the point "here other bus nodes 7such as &P sla!es8 may fail. ?or e6ample. *.: Lbps. you ha!e configured t"o . )pen the online !ie" of the proEect. to the bus.P 5*'' and .P 55':. . n this case. open the #0ddresses( 5odule# tab 7menu command #)bEect Properties#8.: Lbps.8.  To assign a PR)? 43S address to an ET :. P. Address Assignment  The addresses of acti!e PR)? 43S nodes must ha!e a gap of at least one address "ith certain modules. if communication is not possible through this gate"ay 7line interrupted. etc.P3@'+ is operated as a 5P interface at 'H. uni!ersal8.AP=8 can only be used for 5P and not for PR)? 43S 7&P. To do this. $a!igate to the STEP 7 program associated "ith the . the >S0 may not be set to ':*. Ca3tion f you ma1e a setting using the "rong bus parameters "hen you connect the programming de!iceAP.. only the programming de!iceAP. or TS adapters.- The other net"or1 settings must also be the same on all stations in a subnet.'. stations in this net"or1 so that the settings are the same for all stations. proceed as follo"s( '. The TS 0dapter can be used "ith 5P and PR)? 43S up to ': 5bps. to "hich you assign an address using the #Setting the P=AP. /ou can change these addresses. f there is an alternati!e "ay of reaching the module through other gate"ays.  )lder P. STEP 7 "ill automatically attempt to establish the connection through these other gate"ays. 7. the connection "ill not be established. can be used "ith 5P and PR)? 43S up to '. station.  f your programming de!ice AP.P 5*'' on-board. /ou must also obser!e the notes on PR)? 43S-&P address assignment in the section #>ard"are .A5P cable for 5P connection !ia the . nterface# application8. a programming de!iceAP.5 5bps. and TS adapters from V5. can only reach a module through a gate"ay. .)5 port of the P..  f the 5P A&P interface for a . the configuration should be do"nloaded to all S 50T . >o"e!er. These . The se%uence in "hich these attempts are made can be set in the properties dialog for the STEP 7 program.onfiguration 7PR)? 43S &P8#. This also applies to proEects "hich you ha!e already created "ith STEP 7 V:. no more than + nodes should be operated at the 5P interface of a . and TS adapters 7P.P3.A:.

hanges to a bloc1 interface open online may lead to a . .  ?unction bloc1s generated "ith STEP 7 !ersion older than V5. &P sla!e stations8.# the address . through #0ccessible $odes.5 and do"nload it to the P2.. SP@ and ha!ing an )3T parameter "ith assembled data types cannot be edited by !ersions older than STEP 7 V5.. /ou can continue to use any e6isting station "ith 57 components. +. To do this. H.# . %ang3age elements . %adder %ogi&E $3n&tion 9lo&< 0iagramE and Statement %istE . must not be set to the station address for a station on the PR)? 43S bus. sa!e it and load it again. 57 components no longer ha!e to be configured. 5a1e sure that all bloc1s ha!e been compiled "ith !ersion 5.eferen&e 0ata 9lo&<s and so3r&es  ?or offline bloc1s that "ere processed "ith !ersion 5. .P3 ST)P. . Editor the parameters ha!e to be transferred in a defined order "hen a bloc1 is called. such as for a &P sla!e  SIMATIC M! 0s of 5S .emed/5 Sa!e the bloc1 "ith STEP 7 V5. you can no" ma1e changes to the interface in the incremental editor. Select the menu command Edit + Update 9lo&< Call.  n the 0S. proceed as follo"s( '.hen the changes ha!e been made the E$) output of the bloc1 is correctly set.. this may cause bus nodes to malfunction or to fail completely 7for e6ample. '. should not be used. and compile this file. =enerate the rele!ant instance data bloc1s again. .. .Ca3tion f you do not ta1e into account the address gap bet"een acti!e bus nodes. :. of nodes. cannot be monitored as from STEP 7 V5. generate a source file containing all the bloc1s.  ?unction bloc1s generated "ith STEP 7 !ersion as from V5.' and ha!ing an )3T parameter "ith assembled data types.emed/5 )pen the bloc1 in the offline proEect.indo"s 7 as "ell as 5S ..@ Ser!er.. /ou should note that if the address is e%ual to the #5a6imum no.  The station address for a programming de!iceAP. 0n error is reported "hen you attempt to open the bloc1. ho"e!er. $o" open all the calling bloc1s one after another 7the corresponding calls are displayed in red8. SP@ "ith the bloc1 status.hange the interface of the bloc1 concerned. f the changes described abo!e are not made the bloc1 "ill continue to perform as before but cannot be edited. ndo"s :.

?ully-%ualified data bloc1 access 7for e6ample. ho"e!er.022 and must not therefore be changed "ithin function bloc1s. relati!e to the address register 0R:.   . f you use the abo!e programming methods and the abo!e-mentioned registers and accumulators at the same time. and 2adder 2ogic programs. in some cases. Refer to the topic #0!oiding Errors "hen . you must add the area-internal pointer 7address only8 of the 0R: register to this !alue.Note  The use of high-le!el language constructions in Statement 2ist.'.8. not be passed correctly.  The & register and the address register 0R: are used by the system for the function bloc1 and multiple-instance .. ?4 and multiple instance . /ou can still.U'*U00008 are possible. can lead to the contents of the &4 register and the address register 0R' being changed( .# )ther"ise the first 4oolean input or in9out parameter may. R2) or accumulators ' and : may not be used as additional 7implicit8 parameters.  n the instructions 0. f a parameter of the type 3&T6 is supplied "ith a data bloc1 "hich also has the type 3&T6 7entry in the symbol table( &46 3&T68. only the temporary local data declared by the user can be used for programming.  f you use 4oolean output parameters of a call bo6 as the input parameters of a second call bo6.alling 4loc1s# in the >elp on STEP 7 for details. 0&.022.022 . other"ise this may lead to errors. :U'.8 as an actual parameter for a function 7?.&4. >e6adecimal constants 7such as ).Structure components of a formal parameter as operand "ithin ?.'8 are not supported. This should also be noted "hen using bloc1s from optional soft"are pac1ages in Statement 2ist. the command #2 PUparameter9name# loads the address offset of the specified parameter.ithin a function bloc1..'.'.. function.  .'. the call bo6es must be located in different net"or1s or the output parameters of the first call bo6 may ha!e no effect as the input parameters of the other call bo6. such as the follo"ing. To determine the absolute offset in the instance data bloc1 of multipleinstance function bloc1s. binary constants 7such as ). &4:. you must ensure that the contents of the specified registers and accumulators is restored.s or ?4s .. ).'.'. 9lo&< parameters  4loc1s "ith 4oolean input and in9out parameters should only be called by bloc1s "ith the property #4loc1 Version :. )&. B)&. or multiple-instance . .  Some of the loadable standard bloc1s use the address register 0R'. or ?4 can change the contents of &4 register and address register 0R'. transfer a &4 component "ith the type of this 3&T6. n the temporary !ariable range.'. your parameter entry is reEected as a type conflict. ?unction 4loc1 &iagram.  n a function bloc1. B).Structure components of a formal parameter as actual parameters for ?.

 n the program editor. f you "ant to chec1 the default filter settings and ma1e any changes you re%uire before the reference data are displayed. 720&. you should ma1e sure that the re%uired display languages are a!ailable in the target proEect 7chec1 using the menu command 4ptions + %ang3age for 0ispla/ 0e7i&es8. $ot all the display languages "hich e6ist in the source proEect "ill be created automatically in the targetI instead.ross-reference# tab8..hen the reference data are generated. 5anager.eferen&e 0ata J $ilter in the S 50T . the follo"ing addresses are not included( '. Therefore. Managing M3ltiling3al Te*ts .eferen&e 0ata J 6enerate.in. not needed for a display de!ice..eferen&e data  The time re%uired to display the !ie" selected for reference data depends greatly on the number of entries to be displayed. ?or !ery long programs you can restrict the number of reference data using the menu command 4ptions + .eferen&e 0ata + $ilter in the S 50T . select the menu command 4ptions J . generate the reference data again in the S 50T . you must alwa/s generate the reference data after re"iring. &ata bloc1s opened "ith )P$ & 6 are displayed in the program structure as )P$ &46  0fter re"iring bloc1 calls the reference data may no longer be !alid. 0ddress in the form of a formal parameter. message bloc1s.# attributes 7. Translating Te*ts Cop/ing obCe&ts f obEects are copied from proEect to proEect "ith configured display te6ts 7for e6ample. 0ddresses from memory-indirect statements '@. f you ha!e programs "hose reference data "ere generated in an older STEP 7 !ersion. such as messages for display de!ices.  The #3nused symbols# !ie" for the reference data lists the symbols that are not used in the S7 program. ST28. Note The scope of the reference data you "ant to display has been e6tended to include far more information as of STEP 7 V5. to symbols. This section of the cross-reference list 7reference data8 contains neither cross-references for partially %ualified access to data bloc1s nor any pointer accesses.ommunication Properties8. 0ddresses from register-indirect statements ':. a "indo" displays the use locations for the addresses in the current net"or1 in the entire program 7menu command "iew + 0etailsI #. 5anager using the menu command 4ptions J . be sure to loo1 in the symbol table before deleting unused symbols 7column #5# for #message properties#8 to !erify that these symbols are. n the filter for the cross references you should only select the address and !alue ranges rele!ant for your re%uirements . in fact. symbol tables "ith assigned messages8. 0 filter determines "hich data are selected and ho" they are represented for the !arious !ie"s of the reference data. ?4&. 2ocal data '-. for e6ample( SP A ..ontrol and 5onitoring "ith .. f you ha!e assigned attributes. 5anager. This also applies to the #)# attributes 7)perator . only the te6ts "hose languages ha!e been created in the target obEect are copied.8 and #.3 Mparameter nameJ ''.

the output !ariable #P# may not be supplied by &4 !ariables or local data.  . ?or the function #5anaging multilingual te6ts# you can use a 5icrosoft )ffice E6cel !ersion as of EB. 0 manual in electronic form 7English only8 is supplied "ith this tool.and ?. on read-only dis1ettes. The access error should then no longer occur.'. They must not be used in ne" S7 programs. 4efore importing al"ays &lose the log file Me*port.7.  0 tool for con!erting T programs to S7 programs is supplied.'''.Importing displa/ te*ts #menu command 4ptions + Manage te*ts in se7eral lang3ages + Import'5 . ..on!erter and con!ert the copies.ith 0.hen using the standard function bloc1s ?.hen using the functions ?.portrait format.H.H5..6#8 contains the standard routines for use in con!erted T programs.t*tJ.t6tJ is opened.  The bloc1s in the library #?42 4'# 7!isible in the S 50T .  t is recommended that you select landscape format for printing out con!erted S5 programs. f you assign a part A) address 7bet"een ' and +8 to the address. n this case repeat the importing process under obser!ation of the specifications belo".on!erting 4loc1s# 7!isible in the S 50T . .  f the function ?. Con7erting S5 rograms to S! rograms  .  The library #T -S7 .  /ou cannot con!ert S5 data to STEP 7 if the data are on "rite-protected mediaI for e6ample. Ens3re that no editors or applications are opened "ith the abo!e-mentioned obEects 7editors from the main menu 4ptions + Te*t %ibraries + User %ibrar/ or S/stem %ibrar/ for user te6ts or system te6t libraries8. S!S/stemTe*t%ibrar/ and S!UserTe*t%ibrar/8 it is possible that an access error is reported in the log file Mimport. 5anager using $ile + 4pen + %ibraries under #Standard 2ibrary V@. is called se!eral times one after the other. because the operating system may still be causing internal process to access this obEect. the special instructions for the . an access error can occur "hile display te6ts are being imported.E2 H7 SR: up to and including !ersion :.  The T con!erters can be started as usual from the . Con7erting TI rograms to S! rograms The follo"ing points apply to the operating system used to date. the parameters $ and )3T cannot both point to data bloc1s at the same time. .ASTEP 7#8. The update of the process image is dependent on the S7 .6#8 are only intended for con!erting e6isting S5 programs to S7 programs.hen con!erting S5 programs to S7 programs.+. the characters at the end of a line may be printed in the ne6t line.P3.indo"s 7 the T con!erter is no longer installed.hen importing display te6ts 7S!UserTe*ts. 5anager !ia $ile + 4pen + %ibrar/ Standard 2ibrary V@. these addresses are not ta1en into account in the cyclic process-image update.indo"s tas1bar 7#StartAS 50T . the A) addresses should be noted 7see also the online help on these bloc1s8. S5-'@53 and S 50T .emed/( ?irst copy the S5 data to a directory "hich is not "rite-protected. under 5S .t*tJ. f Me6port. Then start the . S5-'553 series are not ta1en into account. through ?.  .P3s in the S 50T .

the follo"ing information must also be obser!ed(  The follo"ing foreign-language character sets ha!e been tested for applicability under the 53 !ariations of the appro!ed .  Please note that .  The operating system option FE6tend support of ad!anced te6t ser!ices to all programsG must not be enabled 7for e6ample.5 T 5. ?or this.P3 pass"ords may only contain 0S. .g. character set. "ith umlauts8 on the interface.  The P & control.  The function ?.hinese8. ho"e!er an unlimited applicability cannot be guaranteed.hapter #3sing ?oreign-2anguage .  The follo"ing T systems are supported( T -.ontrol PanelARegional )ptions and 2anguage SettingsA&etailsA0d!anced8.aseA2o"er .  STEP 7 may not be installed in a directory the path of "hich includes characters that are not listed in the 0S. . please increase the !alue #5a6imum communications delay VmsW# in the fault-tolerant parameter properties of the .+8.5 $a3lt?tolerant S/stems f you "ant to configure se!eral redundant S7 connections to a fault-tolerant system. !isual languages of Tapanese and . f this is the case.'.aseG is offered in #SearchAReplace# dialog . please obser!e . e!en if the foreign language being used does not recogniCe differences 7e.ith input fields that only allo" numerical inputs. note that te6t that has been sa!ed on a . it is recommended to use STEP 7 "ith English as its interface language.haracter Sets# in the >elp for STEP 7 7refer to . please ta1e into account that is can ta1e longer to establish all the connections than is permitted under the configured ma6imum communication delay. under . n addition to the >elp.  .  n order to a!oid display errors 7e.indo"s operating systems( Tapanese .: can only be used "ith RE02 data types 74U'*U. characters. Note on Using $oreign?%ang3age Chara&ter Sets n proEects and libraries you can use foreign-language character sets that do not correspond to the language set in STEP 7.indo"s BP . the parameters T42' and T42: cannot point to data bloc1s.  The option F3pper . S5AS7 con!erter and T con!erter do not support foreign-language character sets.hen uploading a station.  .'.g.hinese 7simplified8 Lorean Russian =ree1 )ther languages are generally possible.-. t "ill not "or1 "ith $T or & $T data types.hinese8. only one-byte figures are permitted 7rele!ant "ith !isual languages li1e Tapanese and .hen using the function ?.hapter FSetting 3p and Editing the ProEect #8. The prere%uisite for this being that the desired character set is correspondingly installed in the operating system.P3.P3 can only be correctly displayed on .indo"s that has been installed in the same language.

SP'. foreign-language characters are not permitted in !ariable names in the 20&A?4&AST2 editor. #V'. f in doubt. The user is fully logged off "ith #S 50T .# 7e. . g.hen using optional pac1ages. f you set the #Verb2og?ile# property at the S 50T . 2ogon 5a1e sure that a #default user# set up in S 50T .hange log 3sers need the necessary rights in the file system to display the change log.  Please note that "hen inserting e6ternal sources 7function in S 50T . 2ogon#. but !ia the open bro"ser. Command Interfa&e   ..6:a .# 7e. #'-5#8 use the format #B.Ps 7e.  Note on the 3se of SIMATIC %ogon 3se the S 50T . you should ensure that these also support foreign-language input.67f8.hanging these settings may result in une6pected problems "ith access-protected proEects. the symbolic names ha!e to be "ritten in %uotation mar1s 7#symbolic nameJ#8.  .  Please note that sources and bloc1s in the statement part use characters from the English character set e6clusi!ely 70S. 2ogon Ser!ice --J 2og off#. to transfer protected proEects bet"een the .indo"s 7 you need at least !ersion V'.  STEP 7 supports the default settings of #.' )perating En!ironment A ?ile system.  &efault 3ser in S 50T . the characters could become distorted "hen displayed or printed.  $ote "hen using S 50T . )ther"ise.67f. characters .. use at least V'. ?urthermore. obEect.g. . Possible cause and remedy see #Security settings# in section @. ?or . Especially blan1 spaces that are not entered in the specified character set are not interpreted as blan1 spaces and can lead to errors in the program.Ps use a number "ith the format #B/. 5anager8.hen using the command interface.. items in the optional pac1age should not be opened !ia the Recent ?ile 2ist. particularly language editors. g. @-:-5. This is primarily for administrators.hen using command interfaces under 5icrosoft . a logged on user !ia E*tras + SIMATIC %ogon Ser7i&es is entered in the proEect as an administrator. the file name and directory name may only contain characters from the 0S. character set .indo"s domains. g.  Please note that for symbolic addressing. ?or operation of S 50T . in use. !ia a pass"ord..Ps "ith firm"are !ersions of the type #product !ersion B-B# 7e. 2ogon Product. 2ogon under 5S . #:. "e recommend you access obEect collections "ithin loops for intermediate !ariables. Please note that "hen opening a proEect...  ..net.. The role #default user# includes all users of the P. 5anager J )ptions J S 50T . you "ill ha!e to note the follo"ing "hen installing older .#8 instead of the firm"are !ersion #VB./# 7e.SP@. 2ogon that a user remains logged on e!en after closing the last proEect.#8. for e6ample. 0dditional notes(  ?urthermore.#8. a proEect pass"ord is a!ailable for opening proEects.  . --@-58( ?or such .6:a . 2ogon has access to all protected proEects. messages for the symbol import "ill be recorded in the log file and not in the file 7as "as pre!iously the case8. #'. g. 0lso pay attention to the information pro!ided in this product.onfigure S 50T .

0 user group GSiemens T 0 EngineerG "ill be created under 5S . 0n e6ception is the setting of the configuration language for the P=AP. The position and siCe of the application "indo"s may. by 30. such as configuration of the P=AP. Possible remedies include a restart of STEP 7 on the 5S . interface. Setting the a&&ess rights in the operating s/stem mportant changes ha!e been made to the 5S . The installer "ill automatically be added to this user group.indo"s 7 client or deacti!ation of the opportunistic loc1ing of the respecti!e P=AP.' )perating en!ironment A ?ile system.indo"s 7 ist enabled 7@ Stufen mXglich8 als auch disabled 7nie benachrichtigen8 user account control 730. 3sers from this user group ha!e additional rights. the user must also be added to the preinstalled user group F$et"or1 configuration operators#. This means users can ma1e settings using a P.indo"s 7 safety concept in STEP 7 V5.. 5anager J )pen ProEect J ?ind8.5 under 5S . The latter influences the performance of the client. =i!en this bac1ground.8 mXglich.indows ! 4perating S/stem $ote that 5S .PA P direct connection to communicate "ith PR)? $ET ) de!ices. for e6ample. Set 3p domain global 3ser gro3p HSiemens TIA EngineerH . the T.P8.' is supported.indo"s#. 3se a T. /our data "ill be for"arded by the operating system in such a case to user-specific areas.indo"s 7. "e do not recommend that se!eral users "or1 on the same proEect simultaneously.indo"s 7 clients may not recogniCe changes made to bloc1s by other users. This concept is used in case of a ne" installation 7STEP 7 has ne!er been installed on this computer8. /ou "ill ha!e to enter them once again in the proEect management of STEP 7 7S 50T . con!ersion of a program installed by the system administrator8.indo"s 7 is no longer a!ailable at # Start men3+ SIMATIC#. A!!e"" rig#t" in $ro%e!t dire!torie" See #Security settings# in section @. such as the STEP 7 language and mnemonic method are user-defined. This means that access to protected areas of the file system. Pro%e!t file" on networ& dri'e" f se!eral users "or1 on the same proEect sa!ed on a net"or1 dri!e at the same time. such as the directories #Programs# and #. be reset to older 7default8 !alues. are !irtualiCed.. n this case. $ote that the soft"are under 5S . ("er a!!o)nt !ontrol &er 4etrieb !on STEP 7 V5. interface and installation of the hard"are support pac1ages as "ell as for global setting of the STEP 7 language and mnemonic for all users of the FSiemens T 0 EngineerG group. The administrator has to assign these user rights.indo"s 7. /ou can access &P sla!es "ith the data record routing. but under #Start men3 + rograms + Siemens A3tomation + SIMATIC# This change is caused by the current architecture of 5S . most settings. ?or manual P configuration of the P=s 7for PR)? $ET "ithout &>.g. and their login information. 0ny information listed in the documentation and online help has to be interpreted accordingly. ?ollo"ing the con!ersion of the user account control 7e.indo"s 7 offers an e6tended protection concept. standard V'. This language setting does also apply for the configuration of the P=AP. interface. 5S . Some of the proEects processed by the user may no longer be !isible.5. Spe&ial Chara&teristi&s of the MS .SP-. some of the settings made by the user may no longer be present.- TCI I Tool Calling Interfa&e 0s of STEP 7 V5.

indo"s 7. under .?or operation in a domain.indo"s BP. you can create a domain global user group that "ill be mapped to the local user groups #Siemens T 0 Engineer# and #$et"or1 configuration operators#. The basic information and the reference information are both a!ailable to you as electronic manuals.  The domain administrator has added users to the domain global user group "hose login "ill be used for access to STEP 7. there may be an occasional slight difference bet"een their content and that of the online help. . Man3als The manuals for STEP 7 can be accessed for e6ample.hen reading references to the Start menu. interface. at Start + SIMATIC + 0o&3mentation. 1eep in mind the form of the Start menu differs under the !arious operating systems.omprehensi!e documentation on STEP 7 is a!ailable to you in the online help for STEP 7. Notes on 0o&3mentation . interface in such a proEect "as implicitly reconfigured by a user "ith #Siemens T 0-Engineer# rights. The #basic information# on STEP 7 in contained in the >T52-based #>elp on STEP 7#. then operators "ith user rights "ill not be able to undo this configuration. The follo"ing prere%uisites "ill ha!e to be met(  The domain administrator has created a domain global user group. &ue to the editorial deadline necessary in the creation of the product manuals. interface. "hich is supplied "ith the STEP 7 soft"are. These rights are also re%uired for the follo"ing e6ample( 0 proEect can include an implicit configuration of the P=AP. )ther"ise operators "ill see the follo"ing alarm( # nsufficient user rights for operation of STEP 7#. Up?to?date information5 . This means you "ill not be able to "or1 online again until an operator "ith Siemens T 0-Engineer# rights has reconfigured the P=AP. They can be displayed and printed "ith a P&? reader. This means that you ha!e the choice bet"een calling information e6clusi!ely from the online help or by printing out indi!idual chapters in order to read this information later on. f the P=AP. Note &o not use the hibernate A standby function under 5S .8. interface 7P=AP. Editing proCe&ts /ou need at least #Siemens T 0-Engineer# rights to reconfigure the P=AP.