Description You can migrate a project created with SIMATIC STEP 7 V5.x in such a way that you can use it in the STEP 7 V11 (TIA Portal). You can also migrate integrated projects with devices from other software products.
Instructions The following webinar provides information about migrating STEP 7 V5.x projects to STEP 7 Professional V11. The topics below are dealt with in the webinar.
Creation environment The pictures in the webinar slides were created with STEP 7 V5.5 and STEP 7 V11.
Download The webinar is also available for downloading. You can run the webinar with soundtrack locally on your PC without any extra software. For this you download the relevant ZIP file to your computer, unpack the EXE file and start the file with a click. The webinar starts immediately and you can operate it using the player's menu bar.
TIA Portal Readiness Check Tool
The TIA Portal Readiness Check Tool delivers an easy way of checking whether the TIA Portal supports the hardware in the project. The tool can be used for:
STEP 7 V5.4
STEP 7 V5.5
WinCC flexible 2008
More information is available in Entry ID: 60162195.
Note on security
Caution The functions and solutions described in this article confine themselves predominantly to the realization of the automation task. Furthermore, please take into account that corresponding protective measures have to be taken in the context of Industrial Security when connecting your equipment to other parts of the plant, the enterprise network or the internet. More information is available in Entry ID: 50203404.