Which access methods are possible for SIMATIC S7 CPUs?


The following interface methods exist:

S7-Xplorer

         

License S7-Xplorer or PLC-Xplorer. TCP/IP (without HW), Profibus (PC adaptor) or MPI (PC adaptor), 
no additional programming required

S7-TCP/UDP

 

License S7-TCP/UDP. High programming effort S7 side initially and on changes.

UDP-Request

 

License Request-S7-UDP. Requires S7-TCP/UDP license. Minor programming effort on setup, no maintenance efforts.

Profibus-Standard

 

ibaBM-DP + FOB-D board. High programming effort S7 side initially and on changes.

Profibus-Request

 

License Request-S7-DP/PN, ibaBM-DP + FOB-D board. Minor programming effort on setup, no maintenance efforts.

Profinet-Standard

 

ibaBM-PN + FOB-D board. High programming effort S7 side initially and on changes.

Profinet-Request

 

License Request-S7-DP/PN, ibaBM-PN + FOB-D board. Minor programming effort on setup, no maintenance efforts.

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