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WinCC flexible ES -- Setting up development environments -- Installing / transferring licenses
What might be the cause for not all the user interface languages being available for selection?
What should you watch out with regard to licenses for WinCC flexible and panels?
Which license do you require for "Historical Data"?
Why isn't it possible with WinCC flexible 2005 to transfer licenses to a SIMATIC Panel PC 477 with embedded operating system?
How can you transfer licenses to an operator device with the ALM without WinCC flexible being installed?
Licensing and Authorization of SIMATIC WinCC flexible 2004
WinCC flexible Options -- Product information -- WinCC flexible /Archives
What support does Siemens AG offer to make products comply with FDA regulations?
What support does Siemens AG offer to make use of WinCC flexible, WinCC flexible Runtime and panels that can be configured with WinCC flexible comply with FDA regulations?
How do you have csv archive files exported from WinCC flexible RT or a panel displayed graphically on the PC?
What should you watch out with regard to licenses for WinCC flexible and panels?
WinCC flexible Options -- Product information -- WinCC flexible /Recipes
What support does Siemens AG offer to make products comply with FDA regulations?
What support does Siemens AG offer to make use of WinCC flexible, WinCC flexible Runtime and panels that can be configured with WinCC flexible comply with FDA regulations?
What should you watch out with regard to licenses for WinCC flexible and panels?
WinCC flexible Options -- Product information -- WinCC flexible /Audit
What support does Siemens AG offer to make products comply with FDA regulations?
What support does Siemens AG offer to make use of WinCC flexible, WinCC flexible Runtime and panels that can be configured with WinCC flexible comply with FDA regulations?
What should you watch out with regard to licenses for WinCC flexible and panels?
How can you prevent Telnet access when using the WinCC flexible option Audit on a panel?
How can you display user actions and production data from the Audit Trail file on a panel?
WinCC flexible Options -- Product information -- WinCC flexible /Sm@rtAccess (Remote control)
How and where do you install access rights for the WinCC flexible options Sm@rtAccess and Sm@rtService?
What should you watch out with regard to licenses for WinCC flexible and panels?
What alternatives are there to the SOAP web service in Microsoft Windows Vista?
How do you temporarily lock multiple operator panels?
What are the options for remote maintenance of a WinCC flexible Runtime system (Panel/PC) via the Internet (WAN)?
How can you access tags of an operator panel using an Excel application with WinCC flexible 2008?
Connection to the SIMATIC WinCC flexible Sm@rtServer gets lost (with active screensaver or "Shut Down")
Why are not all the tabs visible under "Internet Settings" of the SIMATIC operator panels (only Windows CE devices)?
WinCC flexible Options -- Product information -- WinCC flexible /OPC-Server
What options are there in WinCC flexible for using a Multi Panel or Mobile Panel as an OPC server?
What should you watch out with regard to licenses for WinCC flexible and panels?
What alternatives are there to the SOAP web service in Microsoft Windows Vista?
Which settings are required in Windows XP SP2 and WinCC flexible for server-client communication via OPC-DCOM?
Which settings are required in Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista and WinCC flexible for server-client communication via OPC XML?
WinCC flexible Options -- Product information -- WinCC flexible / ProAgent
What support does Siemens AG offer to make use of WinCC flexible, WinCC flexible Runtime and panels that can be configured with WinCC flexible comply with FDA regulations?
What is the remedy if you cannot run diagnostics via ProAgent on the operator panel?
What should you watch out with regard to licenses for WinCC flexible and panels?
WinCC flexible Options -- Product information -- WinCC flexible /ChangeControl
What support does Siemens AG offer to make products comply with FDA regulations?
What support does Siemens AG offer to make use of WinCC flexible, WinCC flexible Runtime and panels that can be configured with WinCC flexible comply with FDA regulations?
What should you watch out with regard to licenses for WinCC flexible and panels?
Why does the message appear in the Configuration View indicating that there is no license for the "Change Control" option?
WinCC flexible Options -- Product information -- WinCC flexible /SIMATIC Logon
What support does Siemens AG offer to make products comply with FDA regulations?
What support does Siemens AG offer to make use of WinCC flexible, WinCC flexible Runtime and panels that can be configured with WinCC flexible comply with FDA regulations?
What should you watch out with regard to licenses for WinCC flexible and panels?
WinCC flexible Options -- Product information -- WinCC flexible /Sm@rtService (Teleservicing)
Why do you get an error message when opening the Sm@rtClient with the internet browser?
What options are there for creating a screenshot in WinCC flexible ES, WinCC flexible Runtime or on panels?
How do you have csv archive files exported from WinCC flexible RT or a panel displayed graphically on the PC?
How can you use a PC to simulate or realize sending e-mails in the case of an HMI station message?
What should you watch out with regard to licenses for WinCC flexible and panels?
What are the options for remote maintenance of a WinCC flexible Runtime system (Panel/PC) via the Internet (WAN)?
Connection to the SIMATIC WinCC flexible Sm@rtServer gets lost (with active screensaver or "Shut Down")
Why are not all the tabs visible under "Internet Settings" of the SIMATIC operator panels (only Windows CE devices)?
Why do you get the message "Under Construction" in WinCC flexible when attempting to connect to the MiniWeb with the HTML viewer?
Why, when you call the Sm@rtClient, is only an empty page displayed in the Internet Explorer?
How do you send e-mails from a Windows CE panel or PC with SIMATIC WinCC flexible?
How do you send short messages (SMS) from an SIMATIC WinCC flexible HMI station to a mobile phone?
WinCC flexible RT -- Product information -- General information
What support does Siemens AG offer to make products comply with FDA regulations?
Why does the "Lock program switching" function no longer work after upgrading from SIMATIC WinCC flexible Runtime 2008 SP2 to SP3?
What new features do Intel® Atom™ processors have and what advantages do SIMATIC IPCs with Intel® Atom™ processors offer when used with SIMATIC software?
Which licenses do you need to upgrade from WinCC flexible 2008 or WinCC V7 to WinCC V11 and in WinCC V11?
What should you watch out for when installing WinCC flexible 2008 SP3 or WinCC V11 SP2 on an HP notebook?
How resistant to chemicals are the SIMATIC HMI operator panels and Industrial PCs?
What options are there for creating a screenshot in WinCC flexible ES, WinCC flexible Runtime or on panels?
What support does Siemens AG offer to make use of WinCC flexible, WinCC flexible Runtime and panels that can be configured with WinCC flexible comply with FDA regulations?
What should you watch out with regard to licenses for WinCC flexible and panels?
How do you have csv archive files exported from WinCC flexible RT or a panel displayed graphically on the PC?
Which ports are used by WinCC flexible?
ProSave -- ProSave in general -- Working with ProSave
What should you watch out with regard to licenses for WinCC flexible and panels?
How can you transfer licenses to an operator device with the ALM without WinCC flexible being installed?
Which version of Image of the relevant operator panels can be used for the corresponding version of ProTool?
Error message when transferring the Pocket Internet Explorer to a Windows CE Panel with ProSave
How do you backup/restore with a Windows-based panel?
What connections are there between the version designations in WinCC flexible?
How to Backup and restore a program on a text or graphic-based panel?
How do you back transfer the projects of an operator panel and what should you watch out for?
How do you do an "Operating system update" (OS update) or "Reset to factory settings" on operator panels?
Specification of the installation path for shared files in the standalone installation of ProSave V6.0 SP2
Micro Panels -- Product information -- Technical data and ordering information
What support does Siemens AG offer to make use of WinCC flexible, WinCC flexible Runtime and panels that can be configured with WinCC flexible comply with FDA regulations?
Which frame colors are used for the SIMATIC Panels and SIMATIC Panel PCs?
Where are the current declarations of conformity to be found for SIMATIC HMI panels (CE, UL, cUL, GOST)?
What are the resolutions and mounting positions of the various HMI Panels and Panel PCs?
Wich protective films can I use with SIMATIC HMI panels?
What connections are there between the version designations in WinCC flexible?
How resistant to chemicals are the SIMATIC HMI operator panels and Industrial PCs?
What support does Siemens AG offer to make products comply with FDA regulations?
Which panels are certified for shipbuilding?
Which panels are certified for the FM explosion protection standard for North America?
What should you watch out with regard to licenses for WinCC flexible and panels?
Which Siemens department holds the EC conformity declarations for SIMATIC HMI?
Which panels and flat screens does Siemens currently offer for hazardous areas with potentially explosive atmosphere (Ex2/22)?
What options exist for ordering missing plug-in terminal strips for the power supply of panels?
Which protective covers are available for panels?
Touch Panel / Operator Panel -- Product information -- Determining performance and quantity frameworks
Which HMI components can you connect with S7-200 CPU and what should you watch out for when doing so?
What are the functional differences between the different SIMATIC panels?
What should you watch out with regard to licenses for WinCC flexible and panels?
Contrast on OP5/15/7/17
Data record loss after transfer of configuration to line OP
No standard project in WinCE devices
Slower reaction times than usual with OP7/17
Configuration of the OP 17 DP 12 with ProTool 2.xx or older version of ProTool
Hardware test on the TP27
Multi Panel -- Product information -- Determining performance and quantity frameworks
Which HMI components can you connect with S7-200 CPU and what should you watch out for when doing so?
What are the functional differences between the different SIMATIC panels?
What should you watch out with regard to licenses for WinCC flexible and panels?
No standard project in WinCE devices
Mobile Panels -- Product information -- Technical data and ordering information
How do you load the 3D, CAx and ePLAN data for the SIMATIC products?
What support does Siemens AG offer to make use of WinCC flexible, WinCC flexible Runtime and panels that can be configured with WinCC flexible comply with FDA regulations?
Wich protective films can I use with SIMATIC HMI panels?
Where are the current declarations of conformity to be found for SIMATIC HMI panels (CE, UL, cUL, GOST)?
What should you watch out for when connecting the equipotential bonding to the connection box of a mobile panel?
How can you determine the "E-Stand" (hardware release) of an operator panel?
What is the power consumption or power dissipation of the SIMATIC HMI operator panels?
Which PROFINET services are supported by SIMATIC panels.
How resistant to chemicals are the SIMATIC HMI operator panels and Industrial PCs?
What support does Siemens AG offer to make use of WinCC Runtime Advanced, WinCC Runtime Professional and panels that can be configured with WinCC (TIA Portal) comply with FDA regulations?
Which panels are certified for shipbuilding?
What should you watch out with regard to licenses for WinCC flexible and panels?
How do you incorporate the execution times of the F blocks for the Mobile Panel 277F IWLAN into the "S7fcotia.xls" table?
Which installation guidelines do you have to watch out for with the transponders for the Mobile Panel 227 IWLAN and the Mobile Panel 277F IWLAN?
Mobile Panel 170 can only be used with the connection box
Which Siemens department holds the EC conformity declarations for SIMATIC HMI?
Which SIMATIC Panels have the CCC certificate?
Which SIMATIC panels have or need an FCC certificate?
Why is there no yellow-and-red emergency stop button on the tethered-connection mobile panel?
No standard project in WinCE devices
Pushbutton Panels -- Product information -- Technical data and ordering information
How do you load the 3D, CAx and ePLAN data for the SIMATIC products?
What support does Siemens AG offer to make use of WinCC flexible, WinCC flexible Runtime and panels that can be configured with WinCC flexible comply with FDA regulations?
Which frame colors are used for the SIMATIC Panels and SIMATIC Panel PCs?
Which panels are certified for the FM explosion protection standard for North America?
How resistant to chemicals are the SIMATIC HMI operator panels and Industrial PCs?
Which panels and flat screens does Siemens currently offer for hazardous areas with potentially explosive atmosphere (Ex2/22)?
Which SIMATIC Panels have the CCC certificate?
How can you determine the "E-Stand" (hardware release) of an operator panel?
What connections are there between the version designations in WinCC flexible?
What support does Siemens AG offer to make products comply with FDA regulations?
What should you watch out with regard to licenses for WinCC flexible and panels?
What options exist for ordering missing plug-in terminal strips for the power supply of panels?
Correction in the French manual for Push-button Panels PP7, PP17-I, PP17-II
Basic Panels -- Product information -- Technical data and ordering information
How do you load the 3D, CAx and ePLAN data for the SIMATIC products?
What support does Siemens AG offer to make use of WinCC flexible, WinCC flexible Runtime and panels that can be configured with WinCC flexible comply with FDA regulations?
Which frame colors are used for the SIMATIC Panels and SIMATIC Panel PCs?
How resistant to chemicals are the SIMATIC HMI operator panels and Industrial PCs?
Which SIMATIC Panels have the CCC certificate?
Wich protective films can I use with SIMATIC HMI panels?
Where are the current declarations of conformity to be found for SIMATIC HMI panels (CE, UL, cUL, GOST)?
How can you determine the "E-Stand" (hardware release) of an operator panel?
What is the power consumption or power dissipation of the SIMATIC HMI operator panels?
What connections are there between the version designations in WinCC flexible?
Which PROFINET services are supported by SIMATIC panels.
What are the functional differences between the different SIMATIC panels?
Why is an Open Source CD supplied with the operator panel?
What support does Siemens AG offer to make products comply with FDA regulations?
What support does Siemens AG offer to make use of WinCC Runtime Advanced, WinCC Runtime Professional and panels that can be configured with WinCC (TIA Portal) comply with FDA regulations?
Which panels are certified for shipbuilding?
What should you watch out with regard to licenses for WinCC flexible and panels?
What options exist for ordering missing plug-in terminal strips for the power supply of panels?
Which Siemens department holds the EC conformity declarations for SIMATIC HMI?
What should you watch out with regard to licenses for WinCC flexible and panels?
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Introduction
This FAQ entry describes what to pay attention to with regard to licenses and authorizations for WinCC flexible. This entry covers licenses for panels, WinCC flexible ES and WinCC flexible RT.

Please follow the instructions in the PDF file (Attachment 1). The following points are covered in the document.

1 General Information about Licenses
   1.1 License, Certificate of License and License Key
   1.2 Why Do You Need Licenses?
   1.3 Available License Types
   1.4 Licenses for Options and Services of WinCC flexible ES/RT
2 How Do You Transfer Licenses?
   2.1 Which Software is Needed?
   2.2 How Do You Transfer License Keys?
   2.3 Transferring License Keys to an Operator Panel via Automation License Manager
   2.4 Removing License Keys from an Operator Panel via Automation License Manager
3 License Key Backup
   3.1 Which Software is Needed?
   3.2 When Do You Have to Back Up License Keys?
   3.3 Backup and Restore
4 Upgrading Licenses
   4.1 What Is a License Upgrade and What Types Are There?
   4.2 Requirements for an Upgrade
   4.3 Upgrading Using the Automation License Manager
5 Special Features of WinAC MP
   5.1 License Keys for WinAC Types
   5.2 License Keys for WinAC Versions
License Keys for WinAC MP Versions
         are upwards compatible.
   5.3 Other Special Features
   6 Frequently Asked Questions
   6.1 How Do You Repair a Defective License?
   6.2 Why is a License Invalid After Changing Time Zones?
   6.3 Why are License Keys Not Recognized?
   6.4 Where is the "Old" License Key Located after an Upgrade?
   6.5 How Do You Retrieve a Lost License Key?
   6.6 Why are Licenses from TP 177 Not in the Backup?
   6.7 Can You Use a License for WinCC flexible 2008 also for WinCC flexible 2007?
   6.8 Can You Change the Versions of WinCC flexible by Replacing Licenses?
         (This does not apply for Micro and China Edition)

Attachment 1: WinCC_flexible_Lizenzen_en.pdf ( 922 KB )

Attachment 2 lists the licenses required for the various options and services in WinCC flexible Runtime (RT) and WinCC flexible Engineering System (ES).

Attachment 2: License_Key_List_d_V1_1.pdf  ( 15 KB )

Additional Keywords
License repair, License destruction, License installation connection, License upgrade, ALM, Automation License Manager, License defective, License not recognized, Transfer, Panel

 

 Entry ID:27005215   Date:2014-08-28 
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