Why is it not possible to connect to the ION SIMATIC S7 PN? Why is a connection to the ION SIMATIC S7 PN established, but data transfer can not be started?
The ION SIMATIC S7 PN is a software component used to acquire data from a SIMATIC controller with an integrated PROFINET module. The data acquired can then be analyzed and stored in X-Tools.
With the default settings of the Windows firewall, it is often impossible to set up this connection and exchange data with the device.
This tutorial explains:
How to set up the Windows firewall and create the relevant rules to authorize the connection and data traffic between X-Tools and SW ION.
Basic knowledge required
In order to understand this application description, a general knowledge of automation technology and software packages CMS X-Tools is required.
In addition, you must be familiar with network technology (UDP/IP) and with using computers with Windows.
This document is valid for the following software:
CMS X-Tools Professional V 04.03
If different software versions are used, this can lead to variations in the steps described below.