6 PROTOCOL BLOCK
6.11 Monitoring the field network configuration
You can monitor the master and the slave devices online from the Project view or the Monitoring view.
You can perform the following functions while monitoring the master and/or slave devices.
View the master's diagnosis and extended diagnosis
View the status of all slave devices
View the slave devices from the Life List menu
Change the slave device address
View the slave device's diagnosis
View the slave device's extended diagnosis
To perform any of these actions, the devices that must be monitored must be assigned to the hardware. See "Assigning
the device to the correct hardware" on page 70.
"Viewing the master's diagnosis and extended diagnosis" on page 94
"Viewing the status of all slave devices from the Profibus Network Configuration Tool Network view" on
"Viewing the slave devices from the Life List menu" on page 96
"Changing the device address from the Set Station Address menu" on page 97
"Detecting slave devices in the network" on page 76
"Viewing the slave device diagnosis" on page 100
"Viewing the slave device's extended diagnosis" on page 101
6.11.1 Viewing the master's diagnosis and extended diagnosis
Perform the following steps to view the master's diagnosis and extended diagnosis
Click the Field Network Configuration tab of the Protocol Block in which you have configured the master
and the slave device.
Right-click the master and select Connect.
The master is highlighted as displayed in the following figure.
If you have not assigned the device to the hardware, an error message appears.