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SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx
Operator Manual
Order Number: 6ES7 6550XX058BC5
Manual Assembly Number: 2811028--0001
Original Edition

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  • Page 1 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx Operator Manual Order Number: 6ES7 6550XX058BC5 Manual Assembly Number: 2811028--0001 Original Edition...
  • Page 2 Automation, Inc. All rights, including rights created by patent grant or registration of a utility model or design, are reserved. Since Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc., does not possess full access to data concerning all of the uses and applications of customer’s products, we do not assume responsibility either for customer product design or for any infringements of patents or rights...
  • Page 3 MANUAL PUBLICATION HISTORY SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Manual Order Manual Number: 6ES7 6550XX058BC5 Refer to this history in all correspondence and/or discussion about this manual. Event Date Description Original Issue 7/02 Original Issue (2811028--0001)
  • Page 4 LIST OF EFFECTIVE PAGES Pages Description Pages Description Cover/Copyright Original History/Effective Pages Original Trademarks Original iii — xvii Original 1-1 — 1-60 Original 2-1 — 2-19 Original 3-1 — 3-10 Original 4-1 — 4-11 Original 5-1 — 5-16 Original 6-1 — 6-12 Original 7-1 —...
  • Page 5 Trademarks SIMATICr, SINECr, and STEPr are registered trademarks, and S5t and S7t are trademarks, of Siemens AG. PCSt, APTt, Series 505t, and TISOFTt are trademarks of Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. Adober and Acrobatr are registered trademarks of Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents Preface ..............xiii Chapter 1 OSx Station Basics .
  • Page 8 Screen Hierarchy ............. . . 1-58 Accessing Displays from the Hierarchy .
  • Page 9 Displaying Trend Data in a Graphic ..........4-10 Reading Disk Space Information .
  • Page 10 Responding to Action Requests ..........Selecting the Action Request Icon .
  • Page 11 8.10 Ending a Batch ..............8-13 Completing or Aborting a Batch .
  • Page 12 Appendix A Advanced Operator Tasks ........Index .
  • Page 13 List of Figures SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx Hardware Components ........
  • Page 14 Real-Time Trend Display ............Historical Trend Display .
  • Page 15 Displaying Active Batch Tags ............Sample Batch Tag Detail Screen .
  • Page 16 List of Tables S7-416 Controllers That Support 12 OSx Stations ........S7-414 Controllers That Support Eight OSx Stations .
  • Page 17: Preface

    Preface SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx Release 4.1.2 supports the following new features: New Features of PCS 7 OSx • OSx Merge Utility — This utility allows you to merge the configuration from one OSx system (or a subset of that system) into another, currently running OSx system.
  • Page 18 Change System State Change System State Controls Startup Operate Change System State Logoff Offline Logon Shutdown OSx OSx Terminal Shutdown OSx and Linux Cancel Preface SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 19 The SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx Operator Manual is organized as a Purpose of This comprehensive reference for the system engineer. It is intended to provide Manual the engineer with basic system operating information, such as general definitions, operating procedures, and examples to assist the system operator.
  • Page 20 The SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx manual set consists of several manuals. If you The Other Manuals cannot find the information that you need in the SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx Operator Manual, check these other books: • SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx System Administration Manual...
  • Page 21 The following manuals are available for optional SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx Optional SIMATIC features. PCS 7 OSx Features • SIMATIC PCS 7 OSX Remote Data Transfer Manual This manual describes the remote data transfer feature, which allows you to transmit data collected from the process by an OSx station to an Oracle database on the remote computer for historical records and other purposes.
  • Page 22 Preface SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 23: Chapter 1 Osx Station Basics

    Accessing Displays with Screen Hierarchies and Associations ......1-59 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 24: Hardware Overview

    Hardware Overview The SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx station requires an isolated AC power source. For AC Power the personal safety of the operator, as well as for proper operation, you must Requirements ground the station by plugging the power cord into a mating three-prong grounded receptacle.
  • Page 25: Hardware Components

    Pointing Devices The operator can use either a mouse or a trackball for cursor control. Storage Devices Three data storage units are included: a 3.5-inch diskette drive, a hard disk drive system, and a magneto-optical drive system. SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 26: Other Network Nodes

    Transfer and @aGlance are optional features that can be purchased separately. You have the option of connecting the devices listed below to the SIMATIC Other Network PCS 7 network. To obtain these options, contact your Siemens Connections representative. A Windows, Linux, or VMS computer running applications, such as •...
  • Page 27: Simatic Pcs 7 Osx Hardware Components

    Figure 1-1 shows the major hardware components of an OSx station and other devices that may be connected to the SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx network. OSx Station Monitor Trackball/other System Unit Pointing Device Printer (optional) Operator Engineering Keyboard Keyboard Industrial Ethernet Network...
  • Page 28: Pcs 7 Osx Stations

    MIS (Management Information System) units that may be connected to the network. Stores report outputs, system logs, and batch logs. • Archives trend data and report outputs. • OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 29: Single Osx Station System Architecture

    Optional Engineering Station (APT OSx Station and/or S7 Engineering Toolset) (Supervisory) RDT Option X Terminal @aGlance Option Option Industrial Ethernet Network Control Nodes Programmable Controllers Figure 1-2 Single OSx Station System Architecture SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 30: Osx Stations (multiple-station System)

    S7 Engineering Toolset) (Supervisory) RDT Option X Terminal @aGlance Option Option Industrial Ethernet Network Control Nodes Programmable Controllers OSx Station OSx Station OSx Station (Supervisory) (Operator) (Operator) Figure 1-3 Multiple-Station System Architecture OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 31: S7-416 Controllers That Support 12 Osx Stations

    (or a newer model S7-414), you can connect up to eight OSx stations. Table 1-2 S7-414 Controllers That Support Eight OSx Stations Order Number Release 6ES7--414--1XG01--0AB0 6ES7--414--2XG01--0AB0 6ES7--414--2XJ01--0AB0 6ES7--414--1XG02--0AB0 6ES7--414--2XG02--0AB0 6ES7--414--2XJ02--0AB0 6ES7--414--3XJ00--0AB0 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 32 S7-416 controllers that support eight sign-ons, an arrangement of seven OSx stations and one S7 programming device allows all components to sign on at the same time with full RBE messaging capability. 1-10 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 33 • maintain a historical record of the process. SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx supports two types of OSx stations: supervisory and operator. The supervisory station is capable of additional functions. You can connect up to four supervisory stations to a system. To determine the type of...
  • Page 34 NORMAL_ROLE — An OSx station’s standard operational role is • normal if you have not assigned it the primary, backup, or sysadmin role. 1-12 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 35: Other Nodes

    Other types of nodes that can be connected to a SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx Other Nodes system are described below. Control Node The programmable controller(s) that runs the process itself is defined as a control node. Engineering Station The plant engineer uses the engineering station to run APT or the S7 Engineering Toolset to create the application (controller) program.
  • Page 36: Osx Station Operation Restrictions

    Scheduled reports do not execute while a role change is in progress, nor • do they execute after the role change is complete until the next scheduled time or event. 1-14 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 37 Operate state when another OSx station is synchronizing. To see if this is the cause of the delay, check Network Status, which shows when stations are synchronizing. Program execution completes shortly after synchronization finishes. 1-15 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 38: Action Request Display

    OSx host station, the prompt does Loss of Primary not appear on the X terminal. To verify from the X terminal that the host station is communicating with the primary, check Network Status. 1-16 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 39 If a sysadmin exists, you can run Network Setup on the sysadmin and one other station at the same time, provided you bring it up on the sysadmin first. 1-17 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 40: Accessing Menu Bar Functions

    Calendar Date & Time Event Preferences Startup Startup Network Setup Network Status Destination Printer Setup Printer Node Default Printer Screen Hierarchy Update Files User Security Table continued on next page. 1-18 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 41 Window Group Capacity Configurator Format Tag Data File From APT From Tags Engineering Toolset Install to Install to From Tag Data File User-Defined Tag Type Table continued on next page. 1-19 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 42 Node Tags Save Tag Data File By Tag Name Using Tag Remove Data File from User-Defined Tag Type Graphical Editor Editors Editors Report Editor About OSx Diagnostics Help OSx Documentation 1-20 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 43: Tasks Supported By Osx Stations

    The only item to be archived is the daily log file. Archiving is less useful in this situation, but is completely effective. 4 It is more efficient to receive tag data at the station with the primary or sysadmin role. Table continued on next page. 1-21 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 44: Tasks Supported By Non-primary Osx Stations

    Non-Primary Supports These Tasks Task Task Primary = Supervisory Station Primary = Operator Station Preview Reports Display Trend Data Display Report Output Administer BCL and RDT Programs (Supervisory station only) 1-22 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 45: Basic System Functions

    How to Log On on the system, the operator selects on the menu bar and Controls- ->Logon enters the appropriate User ID and password (Figure 1-4). Figure 1-4 Logon Dialog Box 1-23 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 46: Powering Down

    OSx and Linux. Change System State Controls Startup Operate Change System State Logoff Offline Logon Shutdown OSx OSx Terminal Shutdown OSx and Linux Cancel Figure 1-5 Shutting Down the System 1-24 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 47 Correcting this situation can require modifications of file information from within the operating system environment. Factory help may be required. Always shut down the system according to the described procedure. 1-25 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 48: Changing System State

    OSx and Linux. NOTE: If you select , you need to turn the power off Shutdown OSx and Linux and back on to reboot a station displaying the prompt. Power down 1-26 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 49 Failed The Failed state occurs when a fatal software or hardware error exists. The system allows you to execute diagnostics in the Failed state. 1-27 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 50: Osx Change System State Dialog Box

    • When an OSx station transitions to Failed state, typically because an important process has failed, its state change does not affect other stations, and vice versa. 1-28 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 51 Avoid any changes to a multi-screen except when the OSx system is in the Shutdown state. 1-29 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 52: Operator Keyboard Functions

    SHIFT+Ctrl large cursor movements. Press and an arrow key for small cursor Ctrl movements. Use the space bar to enter or make selections. Figure 1-7 Operator Keyboard 1-30 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 53: Screen Hierarchy Display Keys

    Figure 1-8 Screen Hierarchy Display Keys 1-31 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 54: Identifying Screen Areas

    Alarm Area An OSx station displays a flashing alarm icon if upset conditions occur when the system is in the Operate state. The alarm area also displays the alarm silence and action request icons. 1-32 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 55: Osx Main Screen And Information Area

    Information Area Operate State Navigation Area Alarm Area System Messages Time Terminal Number Date Station Name Station Role System State User ID Figure 1-9 OSx Main Screen and Information Area 1-33 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 56: Navigation Area Icons

    Table 1-6 Navigation Area Icons Icon Function Icon Function Icon Function Directory Overview Active Batches Home Right Tag Group Left Real-Time Trend Alarm Group Historical Trend Batch Down Graphic Recipe Previous Tag Detail Report 1-34 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 57: Displaying The Runtime Directory

    Set the system state to Operate. The system displays the navigation area. Click the pushbutton from the navigation area. The system Directory displays a directory of OSx display types (Figure 1-11). Figure 1-11 Navigation Area Directory 1-35 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 58: Working In Windows

    Lower Raise Up the screen. causes all information on the screen to be redisplayed. • Refresh dismisses the window. • Close 1-36 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 59: Screen Elements

    Corners Enable F Keys the window: drag Permanent List > Down a line: click Restart... Refresh Down a line: click Graphic Display Root Menu Callup Menu Figure 1-12 Screen Elements 1-37 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 60 (raise window) or (lower window). Alt F6 rereads the files that determine the X Window environment. If • Restart you change any environment variables, select instead of Restart rebooting the system. 1-38 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 61: Moving And Resizing Windows

    Place the cursor on the title bar and drag to move a window. Title Use the cursor in the Resize mode to resize a window. Figure 1-13 Moving and Resizing Windows 1-39 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 62 1-40 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 63: Layer Attributes Dialog Box

    1-14). If you click an item in the Layer List to highlight it, you can toggle the button to make the Restore Current Layer display visible or invisible. Figure 1-14 Layer Attributes Dialog Box 1-41 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 64: Using Navigational Tools To Enter Data

    NOTE: Some dialog boxes that appear when the system is in the Operate state cause the screen to stop updating until the dialog box times out (approximately 10 seconds) or until the operator closes it. The system continues to gather data normally. 1-42 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 65 Dismiss Closes the window. If you have already pressed , your work Enter is not lost; if you have not pressed , your work is discarded. Enter Help Displays a context-sensitive help window. 1-43 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 66: Displaying A Short List Of Items

    Items that you have selected can scroll off the list and remain selected. Any operations that you execute on selected items affect all selected items, including those not currently showing on the list. 1-44 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 67: Displaying A Long List Of Items

    HTU SYSTEM ALARM _LIBRARIAN LIBRARIAN SYSTEM ALARM Filter... Next Select tag ... Cancel Help ... and item is placed _DATA_BASE in the field. Figure 1-16 Displaying a Long List of Items 1-45 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 68: Displaying The Long List Default Screen

    _HT_COLLECT HT COLLECTION SYSTEM ALARM _HT_DISPLAY HT DISPLAY SYSTEM ALARM _HT_UPDATE HTU SYSTEM ALARM _LIBRARIAN LIBRARIAN SYSTEM ALARM Filter... Next Cancel Help Figure 1-17 Displaying the Long List Default Screen 1-46 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 69: Locating An Item In A Long List: Incremental Method

    OPERATOR CHANGE LOG SYS _CONFIG CONFIGURATION SYSTEM ALA _DATA_BASE DATABASE SYSTEM ALARM _DATA_XFER REMOTE DATA TRANSFER AL _DIAGNOSTIC DIAGNOSTICS SYSTEM ALARM Figure 1-18 Locating an Item in a Long List: Incremental Method 1-47 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 70 Tag Filter dialog box. Cance NOTE: The Tag Filter dialog box times out after one minute. The selection list times out after one minute, and the screen returns to the original selection list. 1-48 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 71: Using The Tag Filter

    Reset Selection List Incremental Single Selection _HT_UPDATE HTU SYSTEM ALARM _HT_DISPLAY HT DISPLAY SYSTEM ALARM _HT_COLLECT HT COLLECTION SYSTEM ALARM Filter... Next Cancel Help Figure 1-19 Using the Tag Filter 1-49 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 72: Filtering Using A Second Variable

    Filter... Next Description Cancel Help display Cancel Help Reset Selection List Incremental Single Selection _HT_DISPLAY HT DISPLAY SYSTEM ALARM Filter... Next Cancel Help Figure 1-20 Filtering Using a Second Variable 1-50 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 73: Resetting To The Original Tag List

    _HT_COLLECT HT COLLECTION SYSTEM ALARM _HT_DISPLAY HT DISPLAY SYSTEM ALARM _HT_UPDATE HTU SYSTEM ALARM _LIBRARIAN LIBRARIAN SYSTEM ALARM Filter... Next Cancel Help Figure 1-21 Resetting to the Original Tag List 1-51 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 74 Next When you find the entry that you are looking for, click on the entry to highlight it, and then click 1-52 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 75: Displaying Covered Windows

    To display the overlayed screen, lower either the graphic or the overview screen. To do this, press while the cursor is on the graphic or Alt F6 overview screen. 1-53 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 76: Displaying Graphics

    Alarm Group boiler_room utilities boiler Recipe filter1 micron filter filter2 second stage filter Batch weigh_scale raw material scale Report chiller condensate recovery Window Group Sub Graphic Figure 1-23 Displaying a Graphic 1-54 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 77: Displaying A Window Group

    (Figure 1-24). Click on the name of the window group that you want to display. The window group appears exactly as it was configured. Figure 1-24 Displaying a Window Group 1-55 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 78: Using Function Keys To Display Graphics

    . Select this option and restart the Windows Manager for the Disable F Keys change to take effect. 1-56 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 79: Using Reflection X

    Shift Ctrl Shift key simultaneously. For example, press to assign the key to the Shift- -F1 currently displayed graphic. Press and click to restart the Ctrl- -Alt- -Esc Window Manager. 1-57 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 80: Refreshing Graphics That Have Symbols

    • Click the cursor in the graphic, and press . This method is ALT F2 quicker because it redraws only the customer graphic. The other OSx screen areas are unaffected. 1-58 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 81: Screen Hierarchy

    If you want an operator to configure or to modify screen hierarchies, you must assign the appropriate security privileges. Refer to the chapter on configuring screen hierarchies in the SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx Process Configuration Manual for configuration procedures and additional information. 1-59 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Basics...
  • Page 82: Screen Hierarchy

    Display Alarm Recipe Group Real-Time Current Right Left Graphic Trend Right Left Graphic Display Historical Report Trend Report Down Graphic Group Group Figure 1-26 Example of a Screen Hierarchy Design 1-60 OSx Station Basics SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 83 ............2-18 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Control...
  • Page 84: Chapter 2 Osx Station Control

    Four commands can be issued to an OSx station: New_Primary Re_Sync , and . They are described in the following pages. Role_Change Switch_Media OSx Station Control SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 85: Issuing Commands To Osx Stations

    Connectio BLENDER Room 12 blender UNKNOWN UNAVAILABLE UNAVAILABLE S7- -416 S7400 Media 1, one CP 443- -1 Commands. View Modify... Delect... Cancel Help Add... Figure 2-1 Issuing Commands to OSx Stations SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Control...
  • Page 86: Re_sync Command

    Information Area becomes a selectable button when the station goes out of sync (Figure 2-2). The operator can click the button to resynchronize that station. Figure 2-2 RE- -SYNC Icon in Information Area OSx Station Control SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 87: Osx Station Status

    Control Nodes Main Alternate Controller Connection Name Description State Connection Connection Type Type UNKNOWN UNAVAILABLE UNAVAILABLE 555_1102 505 Media 2 & 1, Redundant CP1434 View... Cancel Help Figure 2-3 OSx Station Status SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Control...
  • Page 88 A file that is in the process of being edited, but has not yet been validated or compiled, is not removed. OSx Station Control SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 89: Role_change Command

    Be aware that any actions that you take on an OSx station in the out_of_service role may be communicated to control nodes. For safety, set the out_of_service station to the Offline state. SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Control...
  • Page 90: Multiple-station System

    BCL program at the same time. Avoid role changes involving the primary while editing reports or compiling or installing BCL programs. OSx Station Control SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 91: Role Change Notification

    OSx does not display any messages to report that the role change does not occur. However, the role displayed for the station in the Network Setup and Network Status menus does not change, indicating that the station’s role has not changed. SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Control...
  • Page 92: Making Role Changes

    The system supports only one backup role at a time. An operator station cannot be a backup. • The operator sets a station to out_of_service to do maintenance or move the station to another location. 2-10 OSx Station Control SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 93 Operate state, the alarm icon and the alarm summary line do not flash. However, the system writes the alarm to the alarm log and the alarm summary. The operator needs to check for new alarms after a role change involving the primary. 2-11 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Control...
  • Page 94: Role Changes Possible For An Osx Station

    2 = Role change must be done at the station that you are changing. 3 = No station with the sysadmin role currently exists. 4 = Cannot be done with Role_Change command. When the station reboots, it assumes the normal role. 2-12 OSx Station Control SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 95: Role Change, Reports, Bcl, And Rdt

    Scheduled reports do not execute while a role change is in progress, nor do they execute after the role change is complete until the next scheduled time or event. 2-13 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Control...
  • Page 96: Automatic Role Changes

    No OSx station in the system is synchronizing to the primary. • The selected station is a supervisory station. • When Role_Change to Out_of_Service Executes This command is executed whenever you select the option. 2-14 OSx Station Control SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 97 The selected OSx station is not out of sync. • The selected OSx station is a supervisory station. • • The local OSx station has an active primary in its database. 2-15 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Control...
  • Page 98: New_primary Command

    Network Setup, but decide not New_Primary to confirm the command, the system dismisses Network Setup when you select to the prompt. You must reselect Are you sure? Network Setup order to continue configuring. 2-16 OSx Station Control SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 99: Switch_media Command

    The main network of the selected station has not failed. • • The alternate network of the selected station has not failed. • The local station has an active primary in its database. 2-17 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Control...
  • Page 100: Handling A Failover

    To avoid this situation and to re-enable system checks for one-station utilities, always exit the utility after a failover occurs. After exiting, the utility will run only where normally allowed. 2-18 OSx Station Control SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 101: Failover Configuration For A Multiple-station System

    After station becomes primary, station becomes available for designation as next backup. Neither station can be the backup because they are operator stations. Figure 2-4 Failover Configuration for a Multiple-Station System 2-19 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator OSx Station Control...
  • Page 102 2-20 OSx Station Control SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 103: Chapter 3 Tag Detail

    ............SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 104: Tag Detail Displays

    Two typical tag details are described later in this chapter. For a complete list of tag details, attributes and security privileges, see the chapter on Viewing Tag Information in the SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx Process Configuration Manual. Each tag type consists of a group of associated attributes. An attribute gives the tag its specific characteristics.
  • Page 105: Displaying A Tag Detail

    _GENERAL GENERAL SYSTEM ALARM _H1_COMM H1 COMM. SYSTEM ALARM _HT_COLLECT HT COLLECTION SYSTEM ALARM _HT_DISPLAY HT DISPLAY SYSTEM ALARM _HT_UPDATE HTU SYSTEM ALARM _LIBRARIAN LIBRARIAN SYSTEM ALARM Figure 3-1 Tag Detail Directory SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Tag Detail...
  • Page 106: Changing Tag Detail Values In The Operate State

    The tag detail continues to display the correct, unchanged value. When the operator redisplays the command form, it contains the original, unchanged value. Alarm Group: Alarm State Sequencing: Alarming: Alarm: Figure 3-2 Tag Detail Display Tag Detail SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 107: Tag Detail Command Form

    The operator selects a new option from the pop-up list that appears. Example A Example B Example C Figure 3-3 Tag Detail Command Form SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Tag Detail...
  • Page 108: Tag Detail Examples

    Tag Example membership can change the values of specific attributes in a DO tag detail. Alarm Group: Alarm State Sequencing: Alarming: State: Figure 3-4 Digital Output Tag Detail Tag Detail SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 109: Loop Tag Example

    General Alarming Information Alarm Group: Alarm State Sequencing: Alarming: State: Limit Priority Alarm Active HH Alarm H Alarm L Alarm LL Alarm Orange Yellow ROC A Bad X Active Figure 3-5 Loop Tag Detail SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Tag Detail...
  • Page 110: Tag Group Displays

    Data has been assigned to an invalid controller memory location and • the system cannot collect the data. • The operator sends the command to the OSx station. Scan_off Tag Detail SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 111: Displaying A Tag Group

    (Figure 3-8). Single Selection Graphic Tag Group Tag Detail Real Time Trend Historical Trend Alarm Group Recipe Batch Report Window Group Sub Graphic Figure 3-7 Tag Group Directory SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Tag Detail...
  • Page 112: Tag Group Display

    The tag faceplate continues to display the correct, unchanged value. When the operator redisplays the command form, it contains the original, unchanged value. Figure 3-8 Tag Group Display 3-10 Tag Detail SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 113: Chapter 4 Trends

    ..........4-11 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Trends...
  • Page 114: Displaying Trend Data

    A vertical line appears at the selected time and a pop-up list displays values for each tag in the plot (Figure 4-1). Trends SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 115 16--Jun--98 16--Jun--98 14:50:30 14:46:37 Change Change Time Range A10AI_108 ACTIVE A10AI_0 ACTIVE A10AI_106 ACTIVE A10AI_107 ACTIVE A10AI_11 ACTIVE 47.00 48.00 48.30 49.00 50.00 47.30 16--Jun--98 16--Jun--98 14:46:37 14:50:30 Figure 4-1 Real-Time Trend Display SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Trends...
  • Page 116: Historical Trend Displays

    The data is correct, but the operator may not get to the endpoints of the trend with the dipstick. Therefore, make sure that the time ranges are adequate for the data that you want to view. Trends SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 117 16--Jun--98 16--Jun--98 13:52:54 14:52:54 Change Change Range Time A10AI_108 ACTIVE A10AI_0 ACTIVE A10AI_106 ACTIVE A10AI_107 ACTIVE A10AI_11 ACTIVE 14:00 14:20 14.30 14:40 14:50 14:10 16--Jun--98 16--Jun--98 13:52:54 14:52:54 Figure 4-2 Historical Trend Display SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Trends...
  • Page 118: Doubling The Size Of Trend Displays

    Desired amount of Chocolate 50.000 C2AO_1 Desired amount of Strawberry 50,000 Change Change Digital C2AO_10 Desired lowfat temperature 45.000 Range Time C2AO_11 Desired amount of lowfat cream 100.00 Figure 4-3 Double-Sized Trend Display Trends SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 119 Drag a viewing area and click the middle mouse button again. A box containing an enlargement of the drag area appears (Figure 4-4). Figure 4-4 Zooming a Trend SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Trends...
  • Page 120: Changing The Time Base Or Range

    Cancel Changing Time for Real-Time Trends Changing Time for Historical Trends Changing Range A10AI_10:ALT_STAT A10AI_101:H_ALM A10AI_10:PV Apply A10AI_101:PV A10AI_105:HH_ALM Cancel A10AI_111:HH_ALM A10AI_101:PV A10AI_110:ROC_ALM Figure 4-5 Time/Range Selection for Trends Trends SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 121: Refreshing A Trend

    OSx screen.) • Place the cursor in the trend window and press . This method is ALT- -F2 quicker because it redraws only the trend window. The other OSx screen areas are unaffected. SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Trends...
  • Page 122: Displaying Trend Data In A Graphic

    0.900000 - - - - - - - - 0.900000 - - - - 0.000000 0.700000 - - - - DONE 47.00 48.00 47.30 Figure 4-6 Displaying Trend Data in a Graphic 4-10 Trends SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 123: Reading Disk Space Information

    To calculate disk space usage, select the pushbutton on the Calculate Space... Trend Configuration screen (Figure 4-7). Figure 4-7 Trend Disk Space Usage Display 4-11 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Trends...
  • Page 124 4-12 Trends SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 125: Chapter 5 Alarms

    ........5-16 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Alarms...
  • Page 126: Alarm Notification And Acknowledgment

    White on Blue None Next Task: Operator Checks Maintenance (M) Printed Only None Alarm Summary File Controls Startup Data Tags Editors Help Next Task: Operator Acknowledges Alarm Figure 5-1 Location of Alarm Icon Alarms SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 127 Make sure that the operator knows that he must make a selection from the window before responding to an alarm. SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Alarms...
  • Page 128 To view alarms from another group, the operator clicks on that group in the Alarm Group Select list. Next Task: Operator Acknowledges Alarm Alarm Group Select List Alarm Summary Figure 5-3 Alarm Summary Display Alarms SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 129 Alarm Summary is highlighted in the same color coding as the alarm icon until the operator acknowledges the alarm. The next section describes alarm acknowledgment procedures. Next task; Operator Acknowledges Alarm SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Alarms...
  • Page 130: Alarm Acknowledgment By Priority

    (Figure 5-4). The icon leaves the screen only when all critical, warning, and information alarms clear the system and process conditions return to normal. Figure 5-4 Alarm Icon Alarms SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 131 When this situation occurs, the operator can ignore the setting of the alarm unacknowledged bit. SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Alarms...
  • Page 132: Alarm Group Display

    Group is: Enabled Highest Priority Tags Tag Description Alarm Type Priority TLP_1 Loop 10 HH ALARM CRITICAL TMTR1_0 Mixer 1 chilling pump NOTRUNNING CRITICAL Alarm Summary... Close Help Figure 5-6 Example Alarm Group Display Alarms SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 133 Tag Description Descriptions of tags that are assigned to this alarm group. Highest Priority Alarm Type Highest priority alarm type configured for each tag within the group. Priority Highest unacknowledged alarm priority for the tag. Alarm Summary... Accesses the Alarm Summary display. SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Alarms...
  • Page 134: Alarm Mini-windows

    File Controls Startup Data Tags Editors Help Alarm Mini-Window Action Request Mini-Window Figure 5-7 Mini-Windows Displayed in Operate State 5-10 Alarms SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 135 Data Tags Archive Backup/Restore Calender Data Tags Date & Time Toggle here to Event Preferences enable/disable Backup Network Setup mini-windows. Network Status Printer Screen Hierarchy Update Files User Security Figure 5-8 Enabling Mini-Windows 5-11 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Alarms...
  • Page 136: Alarm Log

    Select the report. The screen displays the report you selected. Single Selection Graphic Tag Group Tag Detail Real Time Trend Historical Trend Alarm Group Recipe Batch Report Window Group Sub Graphic Figure 5-9 Report Directory Display 5-12 Alarms SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 137: Alarm Log Entry Types And Alarm Priorities

    SEQ = Alarm State Sequencing WARN = Warning ACK = Alarm Acknowledged OOS = Out of Service INFO = Information PRI = User Priority Change SUP = Alarms Suppressed MAIN = Maintenance 5-13 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Alarms...
  • Page 138: System Alarms

    Issued by the librarian process, for example, for rcp failure, directory removal _LIBRARIAN failure. Table continued on next page. 5-14 Alarms SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 139 Currently not used. _TAG_GROUP Currently not used. _TAPE_DRIVE Currently not used. _TIME_SYNC Currently not used. Issued when there are problems interacting with the operating system, for _UNIX example, power loss. _VERIFY Currently not used. 5-15 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Alarms...
  • Page 140: Alarms And Osx Station Synchronization

    1--10), and some of the alarms are acknowledged while some are unacknowledged, an OSx station synchronizing in the Operate state will show all of the alarms for that tag as unacknowledged. 5-16 Alarms SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 141: Chapter 6 Recipes

    ........... . 6-12 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Recipes...
  • Page 142 ..SUGAR REAL 120.00 ..REAL 62.00 ..MIX_TIME INTEGER ..COOK_TIME INTEGER ..Figure 6-1 Typical Recipe Recipes SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 143 If you want the operator to configure recipes, you must assign the appropriate security privileges. Refer to the defining recipe area chapter in the SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx Recipe Manual. SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Recipes...
  • Page 144: Selecting Recipes For Download

    Select the appropriate area tag. The Recipe Selection display appears (Figure 6-3). Single Selection Graphic Tag Group Tag Detail Real Time Trend Historical Trend Alarm Group Recipe Batch Report Window Group Sub Graphic Figure 6-2 Recipe Directory Recipes SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 145 Load The button creates a production recipe and accesses the Load Production Recipe Preparation display. Clear Selected Recipe The button allows the Clear Selected Recipe operator to deselect the recipe for the recipe area. SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Recipes...
  • Page 146: Downloading A Recipe

    Directory navigation area and select any item listed. Single Selection Graphic Tag Group Tag Detail Real Time Trend Historical Trend Alarm Group Recipe Batch Report Window Group Sub Graphic Figure 6-4 Recipe Directory Recipes SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 147: Clearing The Selected Recipe

    6-5) allows the operator to cancel the current recipe selection. The Selected Recipe option deselects the recipe for the recipe area. Clear Selected Recipe Clear Selected Load Close Help Recipe Figure 6-5 Recipe Selection Display SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Recipes...
  • Page 148: Loading A Recipe

    Scaled integer values of 0.5 or greater are rounded up to nearest whole number and those less than 0.5 are rounded down; scaled real values are rounded to the nearest hundredth. Recipes SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 149 Print dialog box, allowing you to send the Print production recipe to the selected destination. Select Recipe... Modify Value... Modify Scale... Start Download Stop Request Hold Continue Close Print Help Figure 6-6 Production Recipe Preparation Display SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Recipes...
  • Page 150: Modifying Recipe Component Values

    Enter a new value in the appropriate field. The values modified appear on the Production Recipe Preparation display. Changes or operator-entered values are recorded on the Operator Change Log. Figure 6-7 Modify Production Value Dialog Box 6-10 Recipes SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 151: Modifying Scale Values

    If you modify an individual scalable value from the download screen before OSx applies the scale factor, it is rescaled from its original value. The rescaled value is the value that is downloaded. 6-11 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Recipes...
  • Page 152: Loading A Production Recipe

    To correct the situation, redisplay the Production Recipe Preparation screen. This causes the buttons to display correctly. Hold Continue 6-12 Recipes SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 153 ............7-19 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Action Requests...
  • Page 154: Chapter 7 Action Requests

    They inform the operator about the status of the process. • They allow the operator to stop the process and perform quality checks, • product analysis, and other hands-on tasks. • They prompt the operator for specific responses and acknowledgements. Action Requests SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 155: Monitoring Action Requests

    Action Request Summary. • The icon disappears if the operating state changes from the Operate state to the Offline state or if all action requests are answered. SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Action Requests...
  • Page 156 PRODUCED. CONSULT THE DAILY PRODUCTION PLAN. BATCH ID: Comment: of 1 REAGENT_147 REAGENT_39 View Commit Dismiss REAGENT_64 Action Request Summary Action Request Icon Figure 7-1 Action Request Icon and Action Request Summary Action Requests SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 157: Action Request Mini-windows

    Preferences screen, any action request attached to a graphic is displayed in a list at the lower right of the graphic if the request has been triggered and not reset or answered. See page 5-10 for more information. SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Action Requests...
  • Page 158: Responding To Action Requests

    Action Request Summary displays requests by date and time; the most recent requests are listed first. If mini-windows are enabled, the status for the View action request is displayed in blue, regardless of the urgency. Action Requests SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 159 Dismiss Select this button to cancel an answer sequence any time prior to committing the answer. This function does not cancel the request. SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Action Requests...
  • Page 160 REACTOR 27W IS EMPTY AND AVAILABLE FOR USE. CONSULT THE DAILY PRODUCTION PLAN TO DETERMINE WHICH REAGENT NEEDS URGENT TO BE PRODUCED NEXT. User ID: Batch ID: Comment: REAGENT_147 REAGENT_39 View Commit Dismiss REAGENT_64 Figure 7-4 Action Request Summary for Multi-Choice Action Requests SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 161: Responding To An Action Request

    The View request answers itself automatically when the operator displays it on the screen. • The Event Log request does not turn on the action request icon. However, it does send a message to the system log when triggered. SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Action Requests...
  • Page 162 Canceling an action request stops the answer process, but does not cancel the request OSx commits the View request automatically when an operator views Dismiss the Action Request Summary screen and continue to monitor the process. 7-10 Action Requests SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 163: General Guidelines For Answering An Action Request

    The action request button appears on all OSx stations except the primary and the station that is synchronizing. • The action request button appears on the primary for new alarms and action requests after the system unlocks the database. 7-11 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Action Requests...
  • Page 164: Responding To Different Action Request Types

    The operator also has the option to enter comments in the Comment field when answering each request. This practice allows the operator to document all action request transactions. The following paragraphs describe the five action request types and the procedures for answering each. 7-12 Action Requests SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 165: Multi-choice

    Enter a comment in the Comment field. This step is optional. Select to commit the answer to the system. Then select Commit Dismiss to close the form. To cancel the answer procedure, select without first committing Dismiss the answer. 7-13 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Action Requests...
  • Page 166: Enter Value

    No acknowledgement is required for this action request since it does not Event Log turn on the action request icon when triggered. Instead, it logs a message to the system log and then resets itself. 7-14 Action Requests SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 167: Example Of Responding To Action Requests

    Ingredient B Setpoint Steam Return Steam Supply Product Figure 7-6 Sample Reactor Process NOTE: Before the operator can respond to any of the requests, the system must be in the Operate state. 7-15 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Action Requests...
  • Page 168: Starting The Process

    REACTOR 27W IS EMPTY AND AVAILABLE FOR USE. CONSULT THE DAILY PRODUCTION PLAN TO DETERMINE WHICH REAGENT NEEDS URGENT TO BE PRODUCED NEXT. User ID: Batch ID: Comment: REAGENT_147 REAGENT_39 View Commit Dismiss REAGENT_64 Figure 7-7 BATCH_SELECT Action Request 7-16 Action Requests SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 169: Adding A Catalyst To The Reactor Tank

    The two chemicals flow into the reactor tank until the HH_Alarm bit of the Filling the Reactor REACTOR27W trigger tag turns on. At this point, the process stops and Tank triggers the SET_TEMP action request. 7-17 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Action Requests...
  • Page 170: Answering The Set_temp Action Request

    In the Comment field, enter an appropriate comment about the choice of temperature. Select the option. OSx commits the value entered. The Operator Commit Change Log records this comment. Steam begins to flow into the steam jacket and heats the mixture. 7-18 Action Requests SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 171: Heating The Mixture

    Process automatically by allowing the controller to do it. After the tank has been drained, it is ready for a new reagent batch. 7-19 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Action Requests...
  • Page 172 7-20 Action Requests SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 173: Chapter 8 Batch

    ............8-19 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Batch...
  • Page 174: Assigning A Batch

    Data Action Request Alarm Group Alarm Tag Batch Identification BCL Program Administration Process Group RDT Program Administration Recipe Recipe Area & Component Report Tag Group Trend Window Group Figure 8-1 Accessing Batch Identification Batch SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 175 When you decide on the recipe, you can None reassign a product to the batch with the product. OSx links the None Product (Recipe) to the batch ID when is selected. Commit SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Batch...
  • Page 176 None product. A second batch tracking message follows, indicating a state change to READY . Figure 8-2 Committing a Batch Batch SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 177: Displaying A List Of Active Batches

    When the operator selects a batch ID, OSx displays the graphic that the BCL program associated with that batch. If a batch ID does not have an associated graphic, OSx displays the corresponding batch tag detail. Figure 8-3 Active Batch Directory Example SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Batch...
  • Page 178: Displaying The Active Batch Tag Group

    Detail button is grayed out when there are no batches currently Active Batches active. Active Batches Right Button Left Button Detail Figure 8-4 Displaying Active Batch Tags Batch SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 179: Viewing The Operation Of An Active Batch

    Active Batch Tag Group is displayed, select the button on Detail the faceplate of your batch ID (Figure 8-5). Alarm Group: Alarm State Sequencing: Alarming: State: Figure 8-5 Sample Batch Tag Detail Screen SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Batch...
  • Page 180: Assigning Batch Units

    Select the unit(s) you want to assign to the batch. Use the scroll bar to view multiple pages of units. Select to assign the units or select not to assign any units. Cancel Alarm Group: Alarm State Sequencing: Alarming: State: Figure 8-6 Assigning Units to a Batch Batch SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 181: Releasing Batch Units

    All & OK Select to release individually selected units or select not to Cancel release any units. Alarm Group: Alarm State Sequencing: Alarming: State: Figure 8-7 Releasing Units from a Batch SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Batch...
  • Page 182: Changing Batch State

    NOTE: At least one unit must be assigned to the batch before starting it. Refer to Section 8.5 for instructions on assigning units to a batch. Alarm Group: Alarm State Sequencing: Alarming: State: Figure 8-8 Changing Batch State 8-10 Batch SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 183: Changing Batch Mode

    Semi-Automatic — The operator controls some functions of the batch processing, depending on the logic of the batch program. The programmable controller controls the other functions. Alarm Group: Alarm State Sequencing: Alarming: State: Figure 8-9 Changing Batch Mode SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Batch 8-11...
  • Page 184: Splitting A Batch

    The operator can also remove the parent batch before all the children have been removed. See Section 8.10 for more information on removing batches. Alarm Group: Alarm State Sequencing: Alarming: State: Figure 8-10 Splitting a Batch 8-12 Batch SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 185: Ending A Batch

    After the is executed, the Remove batch ID is removed from the Active Batch Directory. Alarm Group: Alarm State Sequencing: Alarming: State: Figure 8-11 Ending a Batch Example SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Batch 8-13...
  • Page 186: Removing A Batch

    State field. The batch is removed if all units assigned to it have been released. NOTE: The command does not remove the batch unless all units Remove associated with the batch have been released. 8-14 Batch SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 187: Viewing Batch-related Tag Groups

    If a batch has more than eight associated units, OSx the Batch Detail displays a message indicating that only eight of the units are displayed. Alarm Group: Alarm State Sequencing: Alarming: State: Figure 8-12 Displaying Assigned Units SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Batch 8-15...
  • Page 188: Viewing The Unit Tag Detail And Faceplate

    H1 COMM. SYSTEM ALARM _HT_COLLECT HT COLLECTION SYSTEM ALARM _HT_DISPLAY HT DISPLAY SYSTEM ALARM _HT_UPDATE HTU SYSTEM ALARM _LIBRARIAN LIBRARIAN SYSTEM ALARM Filter... Next Cancel Help Figure 8-13 Displaying Unit Tag Detail 8-16 Batch SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 189: Changing The State Of A Unit

    State Tag: UNIT_1 Tag Type: UNIT Scan Status: Active Batch ID: Dutch Cookies P/C: C1 Alarm Group: Alarm State Sequencing: Alarming: State: Figure 8-14 Changing Unit Tag State SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Batch 8-17...
  • Page 190: Changing The Mode Of A Unit

    Tag: UNIT_1 Tag Type: UNIT Scan Status: Active Batch ID: Dutch Cookies P/C: C1 Alarm Group: Alarm State Sequencing: Alarming: State: Figure 8-15 Changing the Unit Operational Mode 8-18 Batch SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 191: Viewing The Unit Faceplate

    The same state and mode commands available from the unit tag detail are also available from the faceplate (Figure 8-16). Tag name Tag descriptor Batch ID State command Mode command Figure 8-16 Unit Faceplate SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Batch 8-19...
  • Page 192 8-20 Batch SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 193: Chapter 9 Reports

    ............. . 9-28 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Reports...
  • Page 194: Displaying The Reports Directory

    BCL Program Administration Process Group RDT Program Administration Recipe Recipe Area & Component Report Tag Group Trend Window Group Copy Process Group... Delete Schedule... Destination... Print Preview Cancel Help Figure 9-1 Accessing the Reports Directory Reports SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 195: Selecting A Report Format

    Created The time, date and User ID of format creation. Modified The time, date and User ID of the last format edit. Executed The time and date when the report was last executed. SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Reports...
  • Page 196: Copying And Deleting A Report

    An error message appears if the operator enters a report name that already exists. Copy Process Group... Delete Destination... Schedule... Print Preview Cancel Help Figure 9-2 Copying a Report Format Reports SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 197: Deleting A Report

    (Figure 9-3). Copy Process Group... Delete Schedule... Destination... Print Preview Cancel Help Figure 9-3 Deleting a Report Format SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Reports...
  • Page 198: Scheduling A Report

    Once a report has been properly compiled and is ready for execution, you can schedule it by time or by event. NOTE: If you modify a report, you cannot schedule it for execution until it has been recompiled. Reports SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 199 BCL Program Administration Process Group RDT Program Administration Recipe Recipe Area & Component Report Tag Group Trend Window Group Copy Process Group... Delete Schedule... Destination... Print Preview Cancel Help Figure 9-4 Accessing the Report Scheduler SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Reports...
  • Page 200: Scheduler Fields

    Cancel Schedule again, this schedule may no longer be Schedule 4 of 10. If its number has changed, it could be Schedule 7 of 10, for example. Figure 9-5 Top of Scheduler Window Reports SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 201: Suspending Or Activating A Report

    NOTE: A report only executes if OSx is in Operate state. A report can be scheduled in the Offline state; however, a scheduled report will not run while the system is Offline. To activate a suspended schedule, choose the schedule, select , and Active click Save. SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Reports...
  • Page 202: Scheduling A Report By Time

    Report at: Start of Shift, Report at: End of Shift Configuration. For additional information on Calendar Configuration, refer to the SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx System Administration Manual. The Scheduler Report Time fields are described below. Press after each entry. Enter Enter data into the Report At fields to set the first time the scheduled report should execute.
  • Page 203 Report at: End of Shift Select this radio button to enter an end-of-shift to start report execution. If you select this button, you cannot enter data into the Time field. The hour, minutes, and meridian are entered for you. Figure 9-6 Scheduling by Time 9-11 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Reports...
  • Page 204 Execution overlap can cause loss of data. When you schedule reports, make sure there is a proper time interval between iterations so that executions do not overlap. 9-12 Reports SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 205 Figure 9-7 Entering Time Schedule Data 9-13 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Reports...
  • Page 206: Scheduling A Report By Event

    (a status bit transition from 1 to 0). NOTE: Reports scheduled by event may execute when the system transitions from Offline to Operate or from Operate to Offline. Figure 9-8 Scheduling by Event 9-14 Reports SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 207: Adding A New Schedule

    To edit a schedule, select a report format from the top of the Scheduler. Editing and Saving Enter the new times and/or event; then select the pushbutton that a Schedule Save returns to the schedule for additional editing. Figure 9-9 Showing the Next Schedule 9-15 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Reports...
  • Page 208: Setting The Report Output Destination

    . The printer is removed as a destination for that log. To remove all highlighted printers, press the pushbutton and then Clear . In Figure 9-10, pressing in the Destinations dialog box Clear removes highlighted as a destination. Printer_1 9-16 Reports SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 209: Printing A Format

    9-11). A Print Destination dialog box appears that lists all the printers configured for OSx. Select a printer. The printer selection is highlighted in reverse video. Copy Process Group... Delete Schedule... Destination... Print Preview Cancel Help Figure 9-11 Printing a Report Format 9-17 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Reports...
  • Page 210: Previewing A Report

    When reports run, there is no limit check on the size of the (Classic) NOTE: output file. If an output file larger than 4 Mbytes is created, you will not be able to view the output file. 9-18 Reports SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 211 Copy Process Group... Delete Schedule... Destination... Print Preview Cancel Help Figure 9-12 Previewing Report Output (Classic) 9-19 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Reports...
  • Page 212 This is a sample report This is a sample report AI Tags PV Values Target Values AI_3 0.15 0.54 AI_2 0.56 0.87 AI_1 AI_0 0.94 Sheet1 New Sheet Figure 9-13 Previewing Report Output (OSxess) 9-20 Reports SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 213: Printing A Previewed Report

    To view a Report Error file, click the icon in the navigation area; Viewing Error Files Directory then select from the list. The error file is listed as the same format Reports name with the suffix, --ERR 9-21 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Reports...
  • Page 214: Report Output Directory

    In the runtime navigation area at the bottom of your screen, click the icon (Figure 9-14). Directory Highlight from the selection of directory options. Report Select the report. The screen displays the report. Figure 9-14 Accessing the Report Output Directory 9-22 Reports SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 215 MO disk. If the file has not been archived, this field is blank. See the SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx System Administration Manual for more about archiving. 9-23 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Reports...
  • Page 216: Viewing A Report Output

    Name-Version The name and version number that identify the report. Time and Date The time and date of report execution. Type The security level (GEN, OPER, MGMT). Figure 9-15 Viewing a Report Output (Classic) 9-24 Reports SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 217 This is a sample report This is a sample report AI Tags PV Values Target Values AI_3 0.15 0.54 AI_2 0.56 0.87 AI_1 AI_0 0.94 Sheet1 New Sheet Figure 9-16 Viewing a Report Output (OSxess) 9-25 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Reports...
  • Page 218: Printing An Output

    Select a printer from the printer list. If the OSx station is in the Offline state and there is a backup printer, the output goes to the backup printer. Figure 9-17 Printing Report Output (Classic) 9-26 Reports SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 219 File- ->Print (Figure 9-18). Both the menu options are discussed in Print Print As... XESS User’s Guide, Chapter 11, “Printing the Spreadsheet.” Figure 9-18 Printing Report Output (OSxess) 9-27 SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator Reports...
  • Page 220: Deleting An Output

    The operator must have the Report Configuration security privilege in order to delete report outputs. To delete an output, select the pushbutton at Delete the bottom of the Report Output Directory. A delete confirmation box appears. 9-28 Reports SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 221: Advanced Task References

    Appendix A Advanced Operator Tasks Table A-1 Advanced Task References Task Reference Modifying OSx stations and control SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx System Administration Manual. Configuring OSx nodes Stations, Configuring Control Nodes. SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx Process Configuration Manual. Configuring Screen Modifying screen hierarchy Hierarchies.
  • Page 222 Navigation SIMATIC PCS 7 OSx 4.1.2 Operator...
  • Page 223 Index Active window, 1-38 Alarm Accessing acknowledgement alarm group directory, 5-8 from alarm importance list, 5-5 alarm log, 5-12 from alarm summary, 5-6 associated screens, 1-59 security privilege, 5-3, 5-4 batch list, 8-5 and node synchronization, 5-16 batch tag group, 8-6, 8-15 importance list, 5-4 graphic directory, 1-54 log, 5-12...
  • Page 224 Batch (continued) Commands, OSx station displaying active batches, 8-5 new primary, 2-2, 2-16 ending, 8-13 resynchronize nodes, 2-2, 2-4 graphic, viewing, 8-7 role change, 2-2, 2-7, 2-8, 2-10, 2-11 operation, viewing, 8-7 switch media, 2-2, 2-17 processing, action request, 7-2 Configuration, batch programming, node restrictions, 1-15 committing, 8-4...
  • Page 225 Displaying graphic with function key, 1-56 window group, 1-55 Graphic directory, 1-54 Downloading displaying with function key, 1-56 canceling hold request, 6-12 production recipe values, 6-12 Graphic display recipe, 6-7, 6-8 menu, 1-40 canceling, 6-12 node restrictions, 1-14 planning, 6-6 trend, 4-10 suspending, 6-12 Graphical editor, messages, 1-32...
  • Page 226 Maximize-window tool, 1-39 OK pushbutton, 1-43 Menu bar, OSx, 1-32 Operate state, 1-26 functions, 1-17 Operator change log, action request, 7-5, 7-12 Mini-windows display, 5-10 Operator node, functions, 1-21 enabling, 5-11 OSx station, 1-11 Minimize-window tool, 1-39 commands Multi-choice action request, 7-9, 7-13, 7-16 new primary, 2-2 resynchronize nodes, 2-2 Multiple-station system, 1-11...
  • Page 227 Report (continued) selecting, 9-3 suspending schedule, 9-9 Radio button, 1-42 Report directory RBE, ALARM_S, ALARM_8 usage, 1-8 accessing, 9-2 RDT programming copying a report, 9-4 and role change, 2-13 deleting a report, 9-5 node restrictions, 1-15 description, 9-3 destination Re_Sync command, 2-4, 2-6 printing, 9-16 Recipe saving to file, 9-16...
  • Page 228 Report scheduler (continued) Scheduling, report, 9-6, 9-9 showing next schedule, 9-15 by time, 9-10 suspending a report, 9-9 Screen areas Resize state, 1-27 alarm area, 1-32 graphical editor messages, 1-32 Resize-window tool, 1-39 information area, 1-32 Responding to action request, 7-9 main screen area, 1-32 menu bar, 1-32 Restart, 1-38...
  • Page 229 States Tag detail changing, and multi-screen dispplay, 1-29 changing values, 3-4 system command form, 3-4, 3-10 changing, 1-28 definition, 3-2 failed, 1-27 directory, 3-3 offline, 1-26 display operate, 1-26 batch (BCH), 8-7 powerup, 1-27 digital output (DO), 3-6 resize, 1-27 loop (LOOP), 3-7 shutdown OSx, 1-26 unit (UNIT), 8-16...
  • Page 230 Window group, displaying, 1-55 Values, tag detail, changing, 3-4 View action request, 7-9, 7-14, 7-19 Xterm, new, 1-38 Viewing, Report Error file, 9-21 X terminal, 1-4, 1-13 Viewing window, trend, changing time/range, loss of primary, 1-16 Zooming, trends, 4-6, 4-7 Window control menu callup, 1-36 Window display, troubleshooting, 1-53 Index-8...
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