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How do you enable automatic logon with SIMATIC IPCs?
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Description
When a SIMATIC IPC starts up, you are asked which user name you want to use to log on to the system. This interrupts the automatic startup, which is undesirable, for example, after a power failure.

Validity

Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows XP Embedded
Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 2009
Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2008

Remedy
As a remedy we recommend you install automatic logon. Depending on whether your SIMATIC IPC is member of a Windows working group or domain you have different options for installing automatic logon.

Automatic logon to a domain/working group
To install automatic logon to a domain or working group we recommend you use the Microsoft "Autologon for Windows". The "Autologon for Windows" tool is available at this website:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb963905.
The tool can be used with Microsoft Windows XP or Microsoft Windows Server 2003 onwards.

Automatic logon to a working group
If you wish to install automatic logon without an additional tool on your SIMATIC IPC, proceed as described in the table below.

Note that it is not possible to log on to a domain!
 
No. Procedure
1

Open the "Run" dialog field with "Start > Run" or the key combination "Windows-Logo + R".

2

If you are using

  • Microsoft Windows 2000

you enter the command

"control userpasswords".

If you are using

  • Microsoft Windows XP

  • Microsoft Windows Vista

  • Microsoft Windows XP Embedded

  • Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 2009

  • Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003

you enter the command

"control userpasswords2".

If you are using

  • Microsoft Windows 7

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008

you enter the command

"netplwiz.exe".


Fig. 01

Confirm your input by clicking the "OK" button. This opens the "User Accounts" dialog.

3

In the "User Accounts" dialog you open the "Users" tab.

Disable the "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer" check box.

 
Fig. 02

Then click the "Apply" button. The "Automatically Log On" dialog window opens.

4

In the "Automatically Log On" dialog you specify the name and ID that is to be logged on when the IPC starts up.

 
Fig. 03

Confirm your input by clicking the "OK" button.

5

Automatic Logon is now installed. After a restart or reboot of the SIMATIC IPC, the Windows logon is executed automatically and you can start using your application immediately.

Notes

  • The two passwords entered in the "Automatically Log On" window are checked for parity. However, the passwords are not checked for correctness. If two identical but incorrect passwords are preset, automatic logon does not work when you start the SIMATIC IPC.

  • You must disable the Enhanced Write Filter (EWF) before making changes in Microsoft Windows Embedded operating systems. See also Entry ID: 40108744.

  • If automatic logon is already configured, but you still want to make changes, then check the option check box "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer" and then clear it again afterwards. Now you can click the "Accept" or "OK" button and the "Automatically Log On" window opens.

Additional Keywords
Auto, Start, User, Password, Logon, Login, 15390777

 Entry ID:23598260   Date:2014-03-27 
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