These Compact Operating Instructions describe the special functions of a SIMATIC
IPC647D and IPC847D as a Hardware RAID system based on a PCIe hardware RAID
adapter card with SAS interface for hard disks.
They are intended both for programming and testing personnel who commission the device
itself and connect it to other units (automation systems, programming devices) as well as for
service and maintenance personnel who replace the add-on card or perform troubleshooting.
Validity of the Operating Instructions
These Compact Operating Instructions apply to the SIMATIC IPC647D and IPC847D
standard devices. They describe the technical differences between the standard device and
a standard device that is equipped with a Hardware RAID adapter card and hard disks with
Observe all safety information in the basic SIMATIC IPC647D and IPC847D Operating
Instructions. The information in these Compact Operating Instructions takes precedence
over statements in the basic Operating Instructions, the release notes, and online help.
The acronyms "IPC", "PC" and the term "device" are also used in place of the product
designation of the SIMATIC IPC in these Compact Operating Instructions.
The following versions of these Compact Operating Instructions have been published
SIMATIC IPC647D/847D Hardware RAID Configuration
Compact Operating Instructions, 08/2014, A5E34655907-AA