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STEP 7 (TIA Portal) -- Setting up development environments -- Installing / transferring licenses
Which license do you need to upgrade from STEP 7 version V5.x, V11 or V12 to the TIA Portal V13?
Why is the license not recognized when opening STEP 7?
STEP 7 (TIA Portal) -- Working with projects -- Migrate projects
What should you watch out for when migrating an S7-SCL program in STEP 7 (TIA Portal)?
Which functions are available in STEP 7 V5.5 and in TIA Portal for processing the data types DT and DTL?
How do you use the blocks for MODBUS/TCP communication over the integrated PROFINET interface of the S7-300 and S7-400 CPUs and IM151-8 PN/DP CPU in STEP 7 Professional (TIA Portal)?
How do you use the blocks for MODBUS/TCP communication over an Industrial Ethernet CP of S7-300 and S7-400 in STEP 7 Professional (TIA Portal)?
PLC migration to S7-1500 with STEP 7 (TIA Portal) V12
How do you migrate a SIMATIC WinAC MP project from SIMATIC WinCC flexible 2008 SP2 to SIMATIC WinCC (TIA Portal) V11/V12?
What are the requirements for migrating a STEP 7 V5.x project to STEP 7 Professional (TIA Portal)?
Which entries are available on the internet for migration to STEP 7 (TIA Portal) and WinCC (TIA Portal)?
Where are the standard blocks and instructions stored in STEP 7 (TIA Portal) and in V5.5 (SIMATIC Manager)?
Which license do you need to upgrade from STEP 7 version V5.x, V11 or V12 to the TIA Portal V13?
What are the differences in the keyboard operation of STEP 7 (TIA Portal) and STEP 7 V5.5?
Which devices and modules are supported by STEP 7 Professional and WinCC Professional in the TIA Portal?
What are the requirements for installing STEP 7 (TIA Portal) V13?
What are the prerequisites for migrating STEP 7 V5.x projects to STEP 7 (TIA Portal)?
STEP 7 (TIA Portal) -- Setting up development environments -- Installing and upgrading software
How do you restore the settings for registry, permissions, firewall, DCOM and user groups in STEP 7 (TIA Portal)?
Where can you procure the current trial software for the products in the TIA Portal STEP 7 V13, WinCC V13 and Startdrive V13?
How do you uninstall STEP 7 (TIA Portal) completely?
Why does the start of the executable file take 30 to 40 seconds when installing STEP 7 (TIA Portal)?
How do you perform a firmware update for the S7-1200 as from V3.0 in STEP 7 (TIA Portal) by means of the web server?
Which license do you need to upgrade from STEP 7 version V5.x, V11 or V12 to the TIA Portal V13?
Which SIMATIC software can you install in 64-bit operating systems?
How can you install STEP 7 V11 in Windows XP with Turkish installed as Regional and Language option?
Why do you get a prompt to restart MS Windows after installing STEP 7 V11, although the PC has already been booted?
How do you update the hardware catalog in STEP 7 (TIA Portal)?
What are the requirements for installing STEP 7 (TIA Portal) V13?
Which devices and modules are supported by STEP 7 Professional and WinCC Professional in the TIA Portal?
WinCC (TIA Portal) -- Product information -- Determining performance and quantity frameworks
Which quantity framework must you pay attention to for communication between an S7-1200 or S7-1500 controller and WinCC Runtime Professional?
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 license do you need to upgrade from STEP 7 version V5.x, V11 or V12 to the TIA Portal V13?
Which external storage locations are available on the various operator panels (TIA Portal/WinCC flexible/ProTool) for archiving data?
What are the functional differences between the different SIMATIC panels?
STEP 7 -- Setting up development environments -- Installing and upgrading software
Which license do you need to upgrade from STEP 7 version V5.x, V11 or V12 to the TIA Portal V13?
How do you migrate a SIMATIC WinAC MP project from SIMATIC WinCC flexible 2008 SP2 to SIMATIC WinCC (TIA Portal) V11/V12?
Which SIMATIC software can you install in 64-bit operating systems?
Why can't STEP 7 be installed because of NCM?
Information on the topic of "Installing and upgrading software"
How do you uninstall STEP 7 completely, including all the software packages?
Tips and tricks for installing and upgrading software in STEP 7
How can you update the hardware catalog without direct internet access?
How do you update the STEP 7 hardware catalog in STEP 7 V5.2 onwards?
How can you work with two different versions of STEP 7 on one computer?
Which settings and procedures are to be observed with regard to InstallShield when installing STEP 7?
How in Windows XP/Vista/7 can you disable the message "Please reboot before installing any more programs"?
Why can the current software upgrade not be installed?
What are the requirements for installing STEP 7 version V5.5?
Which license do you need to upgrade from STEP 7 version V5.x, V11 or V12 to the TIA Portal V13?
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Description
If you still do not have a version of STEP 7 installed on your computer, you need the full license for STEP 7 Basic V13 or for STEP 7 Professional V13. If you have a version of STEP 7 installed on your PC, you need either the license for the upgrade or for the PowerPack. The table below shows the different licenses needed for a new installation or for updating your version of STEP 7.
 
Case Procedure
1 No version of STEP 7 installed on your computer.
  • For STEP 7 Basic V13 you need the floating license with article number: 6ES7822-0AA03-0YA5
  • For STEP 7 Professional V13 you need the floating license with article number: 6ES7822-1AA03-0YA5

You can also install the trial license for each product:

  • Article no. for the STEP 7 Basic V13 6ES7822-0AA03-0YA7
  • Article no. for the STEP 7 Professional V13 6ES7822-1AA03-0YA7

Note
As registered customer you can download the trial for SIMATIC STEP 7 Professional V13 and test it for 21 days. The Professional edition also includes the functions from SIMATIC STEP 7 Basic V13. More information is available in Entry ID: 78793685.

2 You have STEP 7 Professional 2006 or 2010 installed on your computer and you want to upgrade to STEP 7 Professional V13.
  • Here you need the upgrade with the COMBO floating license (article number: 6ES7822-1AA03-0XE5).
3 You have STEP 7 Basic V11 or V12 installed on your computer and you want to upgrade to STEP 7 Basic V13.
  • Here you need the floating upgrade package license (article number: 6ES7822-0AA03-0YE5).

Note
Valid for STEP 7 V11 Single and for STEP 7 V11 Floating.

4 You have STEP 7 Professional V11 or V12 installed on your computer and you want to upgrade to STEP 7 Professional V13.
  • Here you need the upgrade with the floating license (article number: 6ES7822-1AA03-0YE5).

Note
It is not possible to use this upgrade to upgrade from STEP 7 Professional 2010.

5 You have STEP 7 V5.4 or V5.5 installed on your computer and you want to upgrade to STEP 7 Professional V13.
  • Here you need the PowerPack & Upgrade with the floating license (article number: 6ES7822-1AA03-0XC5).
6 You have STEP 7 Basic V13 installed on your computer and you want to change to STEP 7 Professional V13.
  • Here you need the PowerPack with the floating license (article number: 6ES7822-1AA03-0YC5).
7 You have STEP 7 Professional 2010/V11 or 2010/V12 installed on your computer and you want to upgrade to STEP 7 Professional 2010/V13.
  • Here you need the Combo floating license (article number: 6ES7822-1AA03-0YE5) for SIMATIC STEP 7 PROFESSIONAL V13 ENGINEERING SOFTWARE.
Table 01

The floating licenses are also available here for downloading. Entry 84047138 contains the list with the article numbers at the link "STEP_7_V12_Orderlist". The article numbers are linked with the associated downloads.

The table below shows the features of the different license keys that you can order and install.
 
License Key Meaning
Single License Unlimited use on any one computer.
Floating License Unlimited use on any one computer or through the network.
Rental License Limited use as stipulated in the rental contract.
Trial License Limited use (max. 21 days) for tests and for validating (with disclaimer).
Upgrade License An Upgrade License converts a license for an earlier version x to a license for version >x+... .
Table 02

You can also install STEP 7 V5.5, WinCC flexible 2008 onwards and WinCC V7.0 SP2 onwards in parallel to STEP 7 V13.

  • With an Upgrade License / Combo License for STEP 7 V13 (TIA Portal) you can operate both STEP 7 V5.5 or STEP 7 Professional 2010 and STEP 7 Professional V12.
  • With a Full License for STEP 7 V13 (TIA Portal) you cannot operate STEP 7 V5.4/V5.5 or STEP 7 Professional 2006/2010.

Follow the instructions in the table below to upgrade a License Key.
 
No. Procedure
1 Open the Automation License Manager and select "View > Management".
2 Transfer the Upgrade License Key to the hard disk on which you want to carry out the upgrade.
3 Also transfer the License Key of the previous version to the hard disk if the license is not yet located on your computer.
4 Select the storage location in the navigation area where the license key to be upgraded is located (previous version).
5 In the Object area you select the license key that is to be upgraded.
6 Execute the menu command "License Key > Upgrade...". The upgrade is now made.


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TIA Selection Tool
More information is available in the TIA Selection Tool (http://www.siemens.com/tia-selection-tool). Using the Totally Integrated Automation Selection Tool (TIA Selection Tool) you can select, configure and order devices for Totally Integrated Automation. The TIA Selection Tool provides you with wizards for selecting the required devices, Station Configuration Editors for selecting modules and accessories and for testing proper functioning.

Note
More information about licenses and the differences between the authorizations and licenses is available in Entry ID: 19020864

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 Entry ID:57775228   Date:2014-04-15 
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