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SINUMERIK, SIMATIC S7-300/400
ePS Network Services
Function Manual
Valid for:
Control system
SINUMERIK 840D sl/840DE sl
SINUMERIK 840Di sl/840DiE sl
SINUMERIK 840D/840DE
SINUMERIK 840Di/840DiE
Software
ePS Network Services
03/2012
version
04.11.00
Preface
Introduction
Machine information
Setting up functions
Organizational tasks
Statistics/export
Management
Establishing a
connection and
diagnostics
Appendix
Index
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  • Page 1 Preface Introduction SINUMERIK, SIMATIC S7-300/400 Machine information ePS Network Services Setting up functions Organizational tasks Function Manual Statistics/export Management Establishing a connection and diagnostics Appendix Index Valid for: Control system SINUMERIK 840D sl/840DE sl SINUMERIK 840Di sl/840DiE sl SINUMERIK 840D/840DE SINUMERIK 840Di/840DiE Software version...
  • Page 2 Note the following: WARNING Siemens products must only be used for the applications specified in the catalog and in the technical documentation. If third-party products and components are used, they must be recommended or approved by Siemens. These products can only function correctly and safely if they are transported, stored, set up, mounted, installed, commissioned, operated and maintained correctly.
  • Page 3 Siemens content: MDM www.siemens.com/mdm Training For information about the range of training courses, refer under:  SITRAIN www.siemens.com/sitrain - training courses from Siemens for products, systems and solutions in automation technology  SinuTrain www.siemens.com/sinutrain - training software for SINUMERIK FAQs You can find Frequently Asked Questions in the Service&Support pages...
  • Page 4 Technical Support You can find telephone numbers for other countries for technical support in the Internet under "Contact" www.siemens.com/automation/service&support  © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    2.5 Maintenance ....................2-79 2.6 Remote access ..................2-84 3 Setting up functions .................3-85 3.1 Maintenance ....................3-87 3.1.1 Creating maintenance schedules ............3-87 3.1.2 Configuring variable monitors ...............3-92 © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 6 3.7.3 Monitoring of ePS services ..............3-206 3.7.4 Preparing files to be downloaded to the machine......3-207 4 Organizational tasks................4-209 4.1 Maintenance ..................4-209 © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 7 7.1.5 Editing the prolog and epilog program..........7-311 7.2 Cooperation areas ................7-312 7.2.1 Releasing a machine to an organization ........... 7-313 7.2.2 Machines in a cooperation area............7-315 © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 8 A.1 Useful functions of the various device classes........A-325 A.2 Functions of the various roles (privilege matrix)........A-326 A.3 References ................... A-327 I Index......................I-329 © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved viii ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 9: Introduction

    Remote access V4.11.0 03/2012 Readme Release notes V4.11.0 03/2012 Software Installation ePS Client powerline V4.04.06 03/2012 Manual Operating Manual Information for the machine operator V4.03 11/2006 © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 10: Overview Of Functions

    Using series of measurements, it is also possible to identify trends and apply them as a basis for optimizing maintenance and service activities. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 1-10 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 11 Creation and administration of machines  Creation and administration of users  Assignment of access rights for external organizations  Access to use data / invoices © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 1-11 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 12: Operating Concept

    If you have access in several organizations, then you reach an intermediate page, where one of the possible organizations can be selected. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 1-12 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 13 It is divided into the following areas:  Maintenance  Fault services  Global settings  Copying function settings  Client-server communication © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 1-13 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 14 Help Brings up the Help menu with descriptions of ACTION ePS Network Services. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 1-14 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 15 The window that appears with the Select machine tab allows you to display, search for, and filter machines and machine groups. Fig. 1-5: Filtering machines © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 1-15 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 16 All customers documented in the master SELECTION data are available for filter selection. (toggle)  … DISPLAY  …  …  Select all © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 1-16 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 17 This group will be used in all menus for views and functions with multiple machines.  © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 1-17 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 18 1 Introduction 03/2012 1.3 Operating concept © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 1-18 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 19: Machine Information

    Time series (measurement series and variable monitors) ► Archives Maintenance ► Maintenance jobs Fault services ► Report fault Remote access ► Start remote access © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-19 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 20: Current Control Software

    Current control Displays the installed software version: software The display depends on the device class. Versions, names and details are listed for each control component. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-20 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 21: Machine Events - List View

    To ascertain differences between machine data, NC status data, and data of the HMI action log, you can compare this data with data of the same type for several events on the same machine. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-21 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 22 Filter according to event priority  Filter according to time periods (e.g. today, this week, from/to)  Filter according to archives / data backups © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-22 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 23 This prompt is displayed after clicking the "Delete all" button. Notice: Diagnostics data generated with an event is also deleted; how- ever, triggered Workflow Services Elements (e.g. maintenance jobs) are not deleted! © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-23 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 24: Machine Events - Detailed View

    The time stamp is displayed for all event types. The time stamp is based on the time set on the machine, in order to achieve a true-to-life time-based payment for the event. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-24 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 25 Opens the action and displays the details. The opened view corresponds to the represen- tation configured under "Set up functions". Back Returns to the event overview. ACTION © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-25 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 26: Evaluation Of Workflow Actions

    You cannot delete workflow elements retroactively from element events that have already occurred, since these show the documentation history. Note: Notifications, maintenance jobs and service cases cannot be deleted. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-26 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 27: Evaluation Of Diagnostics Data

    You can switch directly from viewing data for one action to viewing data for another, provided that it belongs to the same machine event. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-27 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 28 You cannot delete individual files from machine events; it is only possible to delete the entire event entry. Note: Deleting individual details from an event constitutes illegal ma- nipulation of the archived document. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-28 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 29 Note: Deleting individual details from an event constitutes illegal manipulation of the archived document. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-29 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 30 Note: Deleting individual details from an event constitutes illegal manipulation of the archived document. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-30 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 31 It is possible to only display differences. The system then hides all variables with identical values in the original data record and data record being compared. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-31 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 32 The signal triggering the recording is displayed and selected as 0 cycle / 0 time. Display updates the display with the predefined details for the PLC trace. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-32 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 33 Markings can be set in the PLC trace display that are used for Markings the difference calculation and display of the current values. The markings are retained when using the zoom function. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-33 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 34 The PLC trace data can be printed on an installed printer. The window for the PLC trace display can be maxi- mized/minimized. Fig. 2-12: PLC trace values displayed vertically © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-34 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 35 Note: Deleting individual details from an event constitutes illegal manipulation of the archived document. Feedback messages to the PLC, see Section: Diagnostic actions. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-35 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 36 Name Name of the archive / data backup. DISPLAY Download Download function opens a window in Win- ACTION dows (save - storage location selection). © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-36 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 37 Configured comment DISPLAY Back Returns to the event overview ACTION Exit Closes the current ePS application and ACTION returns the login window for ePS. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-37 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 38: Variable Monitors - Time Series - Measurements And Measurement Series

    It is possible to select several measurement series. Display The "Display" function shows the selected measurement series in diagrams. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-38 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 39 The warning and critical limits of the characteristics can give the machine operator evaluation information about how far the qualitative state of the machine is from the limit criterion. Fig. 2-19: Examples of time series © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-39 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 40: Operating Diagrams

    The markings can be reset if you wish. The markings are deleted by means of the "Delete markings" function in the "Display" menu. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-40 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 41 A table containing the parameters for all of the measure- ment series shown in the diagram is displayed. Fig. 2-21: Parameters for all measurement series © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-41 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 42 Delete markings The markings are removed from the diagram. List of machines and time series with control elements Fig. 2-22: Displaying/hiding individual measurement series © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-42 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 43 Function Measurement series comment Displays the measurement series comment. This can be changed and saved. Measurement / measurement series parameters Supplementary conditions for measurement © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-43 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 44 2.2 Variable monitors – time series – measurements and measurement series Function Characteristic/limit values measurement Measurement comment Display measurement Displays a diagram with the individual meas- urement selected below the time series diagram. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-44 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 45: Control Elements Of The Diagrams For Individual Measurements

    In the case of the diagrams for the circularity test and universal axis test, the "Actions" menu does not contain "Scaling". Scaling for the equability test Fig. 2-24: Scaling for the equability test © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-45 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 46 Navigating to previous/next measurement The two buttons for this function can be used to navigate to the previous or next measurement of the measurement series in question. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-46 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 47: Circularity Test

    The measurement type-relevant parameters are also specified. The goal is to test the drive dynamics and accuracy of the two axes involved. Fig. 2-25: Measuring result of a circularity test © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-47 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 48: Equability Test

    Minimum rigidity The characteristic returns the minimum rigidity value via the rigidity characteristic in the measured position range at the configured speed. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-48 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 49 A trend analysis of the characteris- tics will indicate any change in the status of the drive train. Fig. 2-26: Measurement results of an equability test © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-49 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 50: Universal Axis Test

    ISO 230-4 as is the case with the circular- ity test. The measurement type-relevant parameters are also specified. Fig. 2-27: Time series for a universal axis test © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-50 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 51: Variable Monitors

    Actions can be triggered when limit values are violated. This is the same as described for the control monitors. Selection and filter area Fig. 2-28: Select variable monitors © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-51 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 52 This function plots the limit values of the selected variable in a line in the diagram. If the limit values are outside the range of values dis- played, an icon indicating this will appear. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-52 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 53 Specification of the value range and time range for the / data points deletion of measurements and data points. Acknowledge confirmation prompt and deletion confir- mation. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-53 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 54: 2 8 Deleting Measurements And Data Points

    Delete all data entries that are above and be- low the defined range of values. Cancel Return to the previous menu without deleting ACTION the measurements. The deletion is prepared. ACTION © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-54 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 55 Deletion is performed via the "Actions" menu and in the "Delete data points" drop down list. Fig. 2-33: Deleting data points Fig. 2-34: Restrict delete data points © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-55 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 56 Fig. 2-35: Confirm deletion Function Description Type Cancel Return to the diagram display without deleting the ACTION selected data points. The deletion is executed. ACTION © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-56 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 57: Test Series On The Machine

     Perform machine-specific epilog of the measurement movement  Result display  Save the result Notice Please observe the information on the operator panel! © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-57 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 58: Requirements For Performing The Test

    Drives that are linked via PROFIBUS must be handled differently. Here the PROFIBUS configuration must be changed so that the torque values can be transmitted to the control cyclically. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-58 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 59 $AC_MARKER variable of the configured index is not used by other control functions. Note The ePS system does not check whether the configured $AC_MARKER variable is also used by other control functions. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-59 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 60: Prolog And Epilog Program For A Measurement

    After the test has been performed, the ePS system automatically checks whether the prolog/epilog program has been changed and, if required by the machine op- erator, stores it permanently. Fig. 2-36: Prompt for NC-START © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-60 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 61 The option not to perform a manual axis test again in order to retain the 'Tested' marking despite changes to data relevant for the axis test, must be enabled in the organizational data. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-61 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 62 In the calls placed before and after a measurement, the further call parameters of the program contain the specific information about the measurement in accordance with the table. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-62 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 63 Reserved (measurement axis) (traverse axis) axParam3 Machine axis Reserved Reserved (traverse axis) axParam4 Reserved Reserved Reserved axParam5 Reserved Reserved Reserved axParam6 Reserved Reserved Reserved © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-63 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 64: Program Example

    © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-64 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 65 ; if axis U or W are to be measured, Q must IF (axParam1 == U) OR be set to 180 (axParam1 == W) ; M code for rotation of Q IF ($AA_IW[Q]!=180) ENDIF ENDIF © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-65 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 66 ; all axes back to safe position after meas- BASIC POSITION urement ; end of epilog - user section end MSG(" ... finished Epilog.") ENDIF ENDIF © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-66 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 67: Commissioning Measurements

    A program code adapted to the requirements of the machine must be used for the prolog or epilog. Fig. 2-38: Prolog and epilog program © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-67 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 68: Release Protocol Between Plc And Eps System

    This allows the operator to test for safety path motions (contour monitoring) of the machine axes to avoid collisions, etc. Fig. 2-39: Selecting the contour test © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-68 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 69 Selection of the "Measurement type" tab. The ACTION measurement can be performed once the notes have been read and understood. Fig. 2-40: Measurement series of a test series © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-69 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 70: Archives

    Fig. 2-41: Measurement series of a test series Filtering archives The list of archives or data backups is supported by filter functions. Fig. 2-42: Filtering archives © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-70 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 71 Delete All the selected archives are deleted via the ACTION "Delete" button. Archives for which the identifier "Deletable" has not been set are retained. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-71 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 72  Generic Deletable Selects a deletable archive or a data backup. SELECTION Only archives marked as deletable can be deleted in the archive overview. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-72 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 73 Function Description Type Name Individual input of a name for the archive to INPUT organize individual archives and data backups. (max. 200 charac- ters) © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-73 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 74 Exporting archives / data backups You can export the archive or backup file or save it to a local drive. Fig. 2-47: Exporting the archive file © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-74 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 75 1. Press the "ePS" softkey. The "Home" window is displayed on the control. 2. Press the "Select" softkey next to "Maintenance services". Fig. 2-49: ePS on the control © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-75 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 76 The selected archive is loaded from the ePS server to the ma- chine and made available for importing with the SINUMERIK stan- dard functions. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-76 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 77 SELECTION types. Displays only the archive types that cannot be deleted. Free text Shows all archive types in which the entered INPUT text occurs. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-77 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 78 Displays the progress of the import process. DISPLAY Softkey Description Exit Closes the window after the import process. Cancel Cancels the import process and returns to the previous win- dow. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-78 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 79: Maintenance

    E.g. planning tasks on the same day that can or should time: be performed together. Editing maintenance jobs is only possible for new jobs that are not due, not opened or not closed. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-79 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 80 Fig. 2-54: Maintenance jobs See also Section: Selecting a maintenance job on a machine © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-80 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 81 If a time period is entered for from - to, then from ..the closed jobs are displayed, restricted to  those that have been closed in the specified to …. time period. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-81 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 82 If the due status is set as filter, but no status is selected, then the result list will be empty. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-82 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 83 Responsible In order that specific plans can be made, the SELECT organization selection list can be generated specifically for DISPLAY a certain organization.  © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-83 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 84: Remote Access

    Fig. 2-55: Start remote access References Further information on the installation and application can be found in the Operat- ing Manual: "ePS Network Services, Remote Access". © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 2-84 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 85: Setting Up Functions

    Copying function settings to multiple machines Client-Server communication ► Synchronization times ► Offline synchronization ► Monitoring ePS services ► Preparing data for download to the machine © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-85 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 86 If required, the selection for display can be set up in the "Set Up Func- tions" window.   Fig. 3-1: Displaying overview © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-86 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 87: Maintenance

    V3, they do not have to be a member of the target organization; for machines with version V4, they require authorization to act as machine operator (MO) for this machine in order to open the ePS window. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-87 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 88 SELECTION shown in this menu. You can select up to 200 lines. A scroll bar will then be displayed in the window. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-88 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 89 Deletes the maintenance schedule after a ACTION prompt. If you cancel the prompt, the deletion will not take place. Fig. 3-3: Editing a maintenance schedule © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-89 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 90 Note: Precisely one test series / measurement series can be selected from those avail- able at the machine. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-90 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 91 PDF documents that are compatible with Acrobat 1.3 (Reader Version 4.x). For optimum display, please create your PDF documents with the option "Initial View: Page Only/ Magnification Fit Width". © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-91 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 92: Configuring Variable Monitors

    As in all the other diagnos- tics actions of the control monitors, they can be activated for recording. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-92 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 93 SELECTION INPUT Notice: The text entered applies to the entire machine (max. 200 and overwrites any existing text. characters, all characters permissible) © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-93 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 94 Displays the time series of the selected DISPLAY variables. Name Name of the variable. DISPLAY Warning limit Displays the configured values for the warning DISPLAY limits. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-94 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 95 Fig. 3-7: Variable monitor - configuring an NC variable Fig. 3-8: Variable monitor - configuring ePS variables © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-95 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 96 The following are recorded as event  Communication established  Communication interrupted  Data acquisition started  Data acquisition completed  Machine disconnected  Machine connected © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-96 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 97 PC). Current time: The current time is the time stamp of the frontend PC at the time of recording via the variable moni- tor. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-97 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 98 Notice: Bit variables cannot undergo format changes and cannot be defined as counters. Note: Except for bit variables, all variable formats can be changed. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-98 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 99: Contents

    SELECTION Boolean, 8 - 64-bit, floating point, character string Changes to the configuration are not effective until the machine is synchronized. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-99 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 100 Limit value triggers can be used to react automatically to the variable values via control monitors. See also Section: Control monitors - list view Section: Diagnostic actions © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-100 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 101: Configuring Measurements And Measurement Series

    Specification of the center coordinates of INPUT the circle for the second axis. Diameter Diameter of the circle. INPUT Feedrate Path velocity of the circular movement. INPUT © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-101 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 102 3.2 Configuring measurements and measurement series Fig. 3-10: Circularity test on the operator panel Fig. 3-11: Measurement series of a circularity test on the PC © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-102 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 103: Equability Test

    Feed per Velocity at which the axis is moved. INPUT minute Fig. 3-12: Equability test on the operator panel © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-103 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 104: Universal Axis Test

    The axis position at which the various move- INPUT ments of the measurement begin. The position value is never lower than this value during measurement. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-104 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 105 3.2 Configuring measurements and measurement series Fig. 3-14: Universal axis test on the operator panel Fig. 3-15: Measurement series for a universal axis test at the PC © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-105 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 106: Performing A Test Series

    Channel Selection of the required channel. SELECTION Comment Text that can be freely entered for a detailed INPUT description of the test series. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-106 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 107 It must be performed manually again. Click "Cancel" to reject the changes made. Any existing identifier for a successful axis test is retained. Fig. 3-17: Saving axis test data © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-107 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 108 The following prompt is displayed if a manual axis test is not performed after chan- ging axis-specific parameters: Fig. 3-19: Prompt after changing axis-specific parameters © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-108 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 109 The option not to perform a manual axis test again in order to retain the "Tested" marking despite changes to data relevant for the axis test, must be enabled in the organizational data. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-109 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 110: Eps Variables

    Each ePS variable type has its own icon. DISPLAY Perf The performance required from the PLC. DISPLAY Details Logic for determining the value for the ePS DISPLAY variable. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-110 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 111 The window does not change, but the vari- ables move up one line. Closes the window and changes to the main ACTION screen to "Set up functions". © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-111 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 112: Eps Variables - Detailed View

    The following window is provided for creating and editing an ePS variable: Fig. 3-21: ePS variables - Detailed view Function Description Type Icons Trigger See: Timeout Names See: Timeout trigger trigger Condition Comment © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-112 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 113: Fault Services

    Network Services server, that cause particular data to be generated or actions to be triggered. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-113 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 114 Next Shows the time remaining until the next syn- DISPLAY synchronization chronization: If the synchronization is overdue, "Synchronization overdue since..." is dis- played. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-114 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 115 Network Services may vary depending on the performance of the control and the processes executed on Fig. 3-23: Exchanging addresses in notifications © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-115 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 116 The window described in the section dealing with creating addresses is used for this pur- pose. The address is replaced. ACTION Cancel The address is not replaced. ACTION © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-116 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 117: Control Monitors - Detailed View

    Diagnostic actions involve data acquired from the control (NCK, PLC; PC or another intelligent components, which can be addressed via OPC and other protocols). © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-117 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 118 (n), where n is the auto- all characters matic consecutive number. are permissi- ble) Active Activate or deactivate the control monitor DISPLAY via the checkbox. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-118 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 119 Opens the submenu for adding a trigger. ACTION Change Opens the submenu for changing a se- ACTION lected trigger. Delete Deletes a trigger from the monitor configu- ACTION ration. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-119 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 120 Saves the changes made on the monitor. ACTION Reject Rejects the changes made. The control ACTION monitor in place prior to opening remains unchanged. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-120 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 121 Copy the configuration of the notification limit Function to the clipboard and paste it in another con- trol monitor. Status Activate/deactivate notification limit. SELECTION DISPLAY © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-121 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 122: Machine Triggers, Server Triggers And Conditions

    For pure machine triggers, the states of the signals are the logic operation of the trigger precisely in the cycle with the somewhat scattered query of the conditions. Fig. 3-27: Control monitor - conditions © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-122 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 123 If required, the user must adapt the interpretation versions of a data format in order that they match the comparison value (BCD, ASCII, etc.) © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-123 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 124 View the contents of the clipboard in order to copy ACTION a selection from this to the current configuration. Copy a variable comparison line to the clipboard. ACTION © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-124 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 125 Fig. 3-28: Control monitor – Conditions – Clipboard You can open the clipboard by clicking the "Clipboard" button: Fig. 3-29: Control monitor – Conditions – Clipboard © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-125 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 126 PLC timeout trigger ► Trigger on new value of an ePS variable ► Combined machine trigger ► Fault message at HMI ► Time-based trigger © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-126 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 127 Cyclic trigger on variable monitor ► Fault message on PC ► Time-based trigger ► Trigger on start of data acquisition ► Trigger on end of data acquisition © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-127 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 128: Machine Trigger On "alarm Group

     Alarm acknowledgment The alarm trigger works with the outgoing alarm message for at least one alarm in the selection. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-128 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 129 If an alarm is pending and the condition is met after this, the action will not be initiated. See also Section: Machine trigger on "PLC variable" © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-129 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 130: Machine Trigger On "plc Variable

    The name varies according to the screen resolution. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-130 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 131 The variable must be deleted in its entirety, along with its comparison operation, and a new variable created. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-131 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 132 Notice: Trigger n ePS Network Services will not check the plausibility of the variable address for the potential comparison operation and actual comparison value. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-132 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 133: Machine Trigger For "plc Timeout Trigger

    All rela- tional operators permissible for the PLC variables can also be used. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-133 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 134 If the logic conditions are fulfilled for start, monitor- ACTION ing starts for the specified time Start The logic operations are created as described for the PLC variables. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-134 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 135: Machine Trigger On "new Value Of An Eps Variable

    The same variable or different variables can be used as a start and stop signal, with all of the comparison operators that are permissible for PLC variables. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-135 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 136 Last Indicates when a value was last determined for DISPLAY measurement the variable. Value Displays the last determined value for the ePS DISPLAY variable. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-136 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 137 Displays all logic information for determining DISPLAY the ePS variable. Type of the The type of the variable, e.g. a stopwatch DISPLAY variable variable. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-137 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 138: Combined Machine Trigger On "alarm Group" And "plc Variable

    The individual trigger functions are de- scribed in the same way as each of the triggers. Fig. 3-35: Combined machine trigger © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-138 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 139 The repeat frequency is generally less than one second, with high interface demands it may be a few seconds. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-139 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 140: Machine Trigger For "time-based Trigger

    If the name is too long, the number added can are permissi- only be seen in a tooltip. ble, excep- tion <) © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-140 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 141 If participation in common start date is selected, you cannot make any entries here. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-141 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 142 At the end of the interval, the trigger will be acti- vated in the selected time window of the day and time. The next interval only starts once the trigger has been successfully triggered. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-142 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 143 The starting time and start date are not the time of the first trigger, but the start of the interval at the end of which the trigger takes place. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-143 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 144: Trigger On "fault Message At Hmi

    This function is especially useful if no phone connection is available to ask about the session ID or if other circumstances prevent commu- nications of the session ID. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-144 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 145: Server Trigger On "measurement Series Reaches Limit Value

     "reaches the warning limit or the critical limit" If at least one warning limit has been reached or exceeded, whereby the criti- cal limit may also have been exceeded. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-145 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 146: Server Trigger On "maintenance Jobs Due

    A notification is available as a response. Fig. 3-39: Server trigger on "Maintenance job due" © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-146 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 147 SELECTION are due. The trigger will respond when at least (Toggle) one job on the list is due. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-147 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 148: Server Trigger On "variable Monitor Reaches Limit Value

    Fig. 3-40: Trigger on limit value for variable monitor Function Description Type Name Name of the trigger DISPLAY INPUT (max. 100 characters, all characters are permissi- ble) © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-148 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 149 If several limit values are monitored in one monitor, triggering is not possible for each individual limit violation. In this case, only the first limit violation results in a trigger. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-149 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 150: Cyclic Server Trigger For Variable Monitors

    Network Ser- vices calculates this as an offset to the old value. Fig. 3-41: Selection: NC variable counter © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-150 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 151 Interval value DISPLAY INPUT (Up to a max. of 9 digits) Remainder Numerical and graphic display of the remaining DISPLAY count units until next initiation © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-151 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 152 Since it is not possible to use the endless counter function of the PLC, when a smaller new value is read, ePS Network Services calculates this as an offset to the old value. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-152 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 153 If a start date has not been configured, or the label has not been set, the trigger will be initiated according to the conditions set for it. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-153 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 154 Adds another NC variable counter to the server ACTION trigger. Dependent This label specifies the dependency of the start DISPLAY on start date date for maintenance. SELECTION (Toggle) © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-154 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 155: Server Trigger For "time-based Trigger

    Execution With the client-side execution, it is defined that SELECTION when the time of the trigger on the PC at the © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-155 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 156 Select a number to use the date as the start date. The date is limited to 24 months in the future and 24 months in the past. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-156 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 157 Monday to SELECTION Sunday (1 to 99 999 minutes or hours) Monthly Enter a cycle 'n' in DISPLAY Months. INPUT © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-157 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 158 The starting time and start date are not the time of the first trigger, but the start of the interval at the end of which the trigger takes place. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-158 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 159: Trigger On End Of Data Acquisition (amp Function)

    The trigger is initiated when the client no longer acquires data. Fig. 3-46: Trigger on end of data acquisition Function Description Type Machine status Activate/deactivate checkbox DISPLAY identification Return to the control monitor ACTION © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-159 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 160: Variable Trigger

    SELECTION interpret the syntax.  ePSVar  Generic  ePS NC variable  ePS variable  Generic variable © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-160 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 161 Clipboard ACTION The clipboard can be viewed in order to possi- bly copy a selection from this into the actual configuration. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-161 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 162 Cancel ACTION The changes and entries, which have been made after opening or generating the actual configuration, are not saved in the configura- tion. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-162 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 163: Trigger On Synchronization

    INPUT spond. (max. The value must be less than the interval time 10-digit) specified below. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-163 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 164: Trigger On Malfunctioning Control Monitors

    If the name is too long, the number added can are permissi- only be seen in a tooltip. ble) © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-164 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 165 If the default configuration is not selected, then DISPLAY the number of error cases specified above in the INPUT minutes specified time interval is checked in order to initiate this trigger. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-165 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 166: Trigger On Successful Diagnostic Action

    Deletes the trigger from the control monitor. ACTION Saves the set trigger. ACTION Cancel Rejects the trigger selection and returns to the ACTION control monitor. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-166 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 167: Trigger On Unsuccessful Diagnostic Action

    Fig. 3-52: Trigger on start of data acquisition Function Description Type No function Name Permanently assigned Copies the trigger to the clipboard. ACTION Deletes the trigger from the control monitor. ACTION © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-167 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 168: Trigger On Configuration Change In A Variable Monitor

    Fig. 3-53: Trigger on configuration changes Function Description Type No function Name Permanently assigned Copies the trigger to the clipboard. ACTION Deletes the trigger from the control monitor. ACTION © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-168 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 169: Workflow Actions

    SMS and/or e-mail. The receiver addresses must be stored in the address book. See also Section: Addresses Fig. 3-54: Recipients - List view Fig. 3-55: Recipients - Detailed view © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-169 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 170 Create address If a required addressee in the selection is missing, SELECTION the information can be added directly to the address book from here. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-170 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 171 Conse- quently, it is not possible to create all of the required control monitors successively on the basis of a single plan. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-171 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 172 If diagnostic actions are also to be carried out in the control monitor that contains a workflow action, it is essential for the entry in the machine event history to be selected for the control monitor. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-172 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 173: Diagnostic Actions

    In the column with the paper clip, the collection of uploaded files can be marked for sending as an attachment for a notification of the workflow for this control monitor. Fig. 3-58: Upload files © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-173 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 174 In the column with the paper clip, the HMI action log file can be marked for sending as an attachment for a notification of the workflow for this control monitor. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-174 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 175 If a trigger subsequently occurs within the recording time for the pre-trigger, re- cording is still carried out, but the pre-trigger status number is accordingly lower. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-175 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 176 Network Services configura- tions if this address range is not actually available to the connected PLC. Fig. 3-60: PLC trace: Defining recording parameters © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-176 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 177 Entry for the number of cycles for the pre-trigger, TAB DISPLAY used to determine the number of cycles before the INPUT trigger event to be recorded. (Digits from 0 to 9999) © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-177 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 178 All of the data is always available at the latest from the trigger time. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-178 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 179 If added, the entry fields will not contain any specifications. Deletes a PLC data block to be uploaded from ACTION the list. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-179 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 180 Labels show detailed information for each variable monitor that is described in the configuration of the variable monitors. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-180 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 181 Availability and privileges Variable monitors can only be configured at the PC. The authorization required for configuring variable monitors is described in detail in the Appendix. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-181 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 182 Switch to the menu for the configuration of the change PLC settings feedback signals. The following columns are displayed:  DB  S7 format  Name  Write data © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-182 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 183 Network Services ensures that in each case, a variable configured as an ab- solute address is always written as a complete entity (i.e. not byte-by-byte or bit-by- bit). © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-183 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 184: Creating And Uploading Archives

    The operating software supports a name length characters) of 49 characters for series start-up archives. 16 Characters (date and time) are added by the system. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-184 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 185  HMI data The archive of the HMI data contains the oper- SELECTION ating software and screens of a PCU or TCU. Fig. 3-69: Generic archive © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-185 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 186 Inserts a new line for the path specification. ACTION Accepts the entries and returns to the previous ACTION window. Cancel Returns to the previous window without accept- ACTION ing the entries. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-186 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 187: Global Settings

    When the notification limit is active, all events are recorded in the event history. However, the first notification is sent within the set time window in order to pre- vent, if necessary, an overflow in the mailbox. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-187 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 188: Plc And Nc Settings

    (number only; without DB) INPUT  Digits from 0 to 9999  PLC performance index  Display and input  Digits from 1 to 100 © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-188 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 189  S7 permissible and existing DB In addition, the start label must be pre- assigned with 4 bytes before the specified byte. Hex: 65; 50; 53; 5B © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-189 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 190 Determine the S7 data type and S7 format for the data type, with a label for the content of these variables. or indiv. data element © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-190 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 191 The checkback signals in an individual DB behave according. However, 8 bytes are available. In addition, 4 bytes before and after the 8 bytes must be assigned identi- fiers that are evaluated for write authorization. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-191 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 192: Copy

    Single or several user functions can be copied concurrently or successively. Any source machine for which the user has access can be selected for copying. Fig. 3-73: Copy functions © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-192 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 193 Dark blue Marked rows are group headings with which the preselection of all user configurations of this group can be made. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-193 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 194 The selection of the user configurations to be copied is made for the source ma- chine. The selected user configuration is shown yellow. Selecting functions on the source machine Fig. 3-75: Selection on the target machine Fig. 3-76: © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-194 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 195 The configurations remain (Toggle) unchanged, all limit values of the configurations selected for copying are copied. Copying limit values can also be used for 1:n copying. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-195 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 196 An Image Writer can also be used as printer. This allows the archiving of the log as file. Print settings can only be made by means of the settings for the selected printer. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-196 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 197 "OILING" maintenance job control monitor. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-197 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 198: Copying Functions To Several Machines

    The preselection for copying is made by se- lecting an individual configuration. The prese- lection can be switched on and off by selecting an individual configuration. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-198 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 199 The copying process is started. ACTION The menu changes to a status display for the DISPLAY current copy process. Fig. 3-80: Copying to several machines © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-199 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 200 Copied All configurations selected for copying are listed, DISPLAY function settings just as in the selection, in a window with a scroll bar. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-200 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 201 "Done". To protect against an unintentional acknowledgement, an additional prompt must be confirmed, as the information in the copy log is no longer available after this acknowledgement. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-201 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 202: Client-server Communication

    Several synchronization times can be config- ured at the same time. Creates a data record with new synchroniza- ACTION tion settings. Edit a previously defined synchronization ACTION data record. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-202 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 203: Offline Synchronization

    The user will then be provided with the configuration for the enabled ePS client version. Fig. 3-83: Performing offline synchronization © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-203 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 204 Example of creating a configuration Fig. 3-84: Selecting a client version; file name suggested by the system Fig. 3-85: Progress display when creating the configuration file © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-204 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 205 Fig. 3-86: Configuration file created Function Description Opens "Save As" dialog box in Internet Explorer. Back Ends offline synchronization and returns to "Set up functions". © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-205 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 206: Monitoring Of Eps Services

    Definition of the interval using predefined SELECTIO toring of ePS ser- list values. vices  In minute cycles: 5,10,15,20,30  In hour cycles: 1,2,3,4,6,8,12,24 © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-206 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 207: Preparing Files To Be Downloaded To The Machine

    The files loaded to the machine are located on the level of the "Temp" directory of the respective control defined in ePS, e.g. F:\privatesyncdata. This cannot be set individually. Fig. 3-88: Preparing download files © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-207 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 208 Input window for the complete path and file INPUT file input. Notice You can find configuration settings to download files under the "Administration" tab under "Organization data". © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 3-208 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 209: Organizational Tasks

    ► Maintenance jobs ► Service cases Other options for linking maintenance procedures with control monitors and axis tests are described in the relevant sections. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-209 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 210 Only the comment associated with the maintenance procedure can be edited. Maintenance jobs that have been closed can only be viewed. They cannot be changed. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-210 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 211 © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-211 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 212 This is also the information that the user sees on the control operator panel (Main- tenance services  Maintenance jobs). © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-212 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 213: Selecting A Maintenance Job On A Machine

    It can happen with an unfortunate selection that no maintenance job appears in the filter result; e.g. display all new maintenance jobs, that are processed. Cross-machine overview of the maintenance jobs Fig. 4-1: Maintenance jobs © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-213 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 214 If the due status is set as filter, but no status is selected, then the result list will be empty. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-214 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 215 If the due status is set as filter, but no status is selected, then the result list will be empty. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-215 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 216 Icon generated automatically by the system for the pur- DISPLAY pose of classifying the maintenance job. The icons are assigned as follows: © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-216 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 217 Only one state can apply at any one time. Status Shows the number of days until the execution time in the DISPLAY [number d] "Date" column. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-217 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 218 Jobs can be deleted, as long as they have not yet been ACTION opened or acknowledged. Back Switch to the original menu ACTION © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-218 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 219: Opening A Maintenance Job (pc)

    Time Time at which the maintenance job is due on the INPUT date configured. (in time format with leading zeros) © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-219 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 220 INPUT be responsible for this particular maintenance job, from a drop down list box. See also Section: Editing the master data of a machine © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-220 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 221 Open maintenance jobs are protected against changes being made to their contents during the maintenance process. Acknowledged maintenance jobs are, therefore, saved in document format, containing the maintenance procedures carried out. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-221 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 222 "open" while the axis test is being performed. Otherwise, this may result in faulty axis tests if a third party accesses the configurations. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-222 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 223: Executing/closing A Maintenance Job (control)

    To this effect, menu operation is limited: The jobs cannot be edited; but only ope- ned and acknowledged, and comments can be added. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-223 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 224 Closing the maintenance job corresponds to acknowledging it; here it can be determined whether the maintenance procedures were per- formed successfully. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-224 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 225 Note: The result can also originate from previous proc- essing of the job, provided this was not com- pleted with "closed" status. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-225 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 226 PDF documents that are compatible with Acrobat 1.3 (Reader Version 4.x). For optimum display, please create your PDF documents with the option "Initial View: Page Only/ Magnification Fit Width". © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-226 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 227: Service Cases

    For support purposes, the service technician can see the fault help request files uploaded with a control monitor from the machine. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-227 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 228 Internet PC can view its service cases. If access granted to an organization is removed, it will no longer be possible to access the service cases. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-228 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 229: Service Cases - List View

    Technicians cannot be found in this way. and lower The filter is only effective if the limitations are ad- case; any hered to. character permitted) © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-229 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 230 (Day: Be- which service cases should be displayed. In tween 1 and addition, other filters will take effect. 31; year: Between 1994 and 20xx) © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-230 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 231: Service Cases - Detailed View

    PC, it is automatically created from the first 40 characters of the error text. Notice: You can rename a service case that has already been created as often as you wish. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-231 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 232 (e.g. canceled by the machine operator), a teleservice session will have to be initiated. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-232 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 233 The current con- ware trol software is detected automatically by ePS Network Services and is available directly at this point. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-233 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 234: Requesting Fault Processing On The Control

    The person who made the request can leave DISPLAY number his/her telephone number for any other ques- INPUT tions that may arise. (max. 15 digits) © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-234 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 235 See Operating Manual "Remote Access", Section: Functions of a service session. Note: This function is only available when fault proc- essing is requested on the control. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-235 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 236 4 Organizational tasks 03/2012 4.2 Service cases © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 4-236 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 237: Statistics/export

    Comparing configurations Import ► Active import procedures ► Importing a file ► Import directory (requires ActiveX) Export ► Export PLC data Overviews ► Synchronization overview © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-237 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 238: Multi-machine Views

    Definition of partial text over all text columns in the INPUT filter event list. DISPLAY After the filter is applied, only events containing the partial text are shown. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-238 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 239 The display of events can be limited according to MULTIPLE the actions used in the control monitor: SELECTION Notifications DISPLAY  E-mail or SMS notifications  Maintenance jobs  Select all © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-239 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 240 After the filters have been applied, only events corresponding to the filters remain in the display. Displaying result of the selection Fig. 5-2: Multi-machine events - machine type filter © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-240 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 241 Individual entries can be deleted directly. ACTION Delete A multiple selection of entries can be removed with ACTION the "Delete" button. Back Back to the basic menu "Statistics/Export" ACTION © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-241 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 242: Summary Of Machine Events

    One display is a list of the machines sorted in descending order according to the number of events. The second display is a list of the events (identified by control name) sorted in descending order according to frequency. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-242 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 243 03/2012 5 Statistics/Export 5.1 Multi-machine views Identifying machines with events Fig. 5-4: Machine events: Quantitative analysis Fig. 5-5: Control monitor (detailed view) © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-243 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 244 "+" icon, the number of entries is also displayed for each control monitor. Back Back to the basic menu "Statistics/Export" ACTION © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-244 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 245 DISPLAY tive effect from the current date back to the last day, last week, or last months. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-245 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 246: Measurement Series

    Fig. 5-8: Initial status of the multiple machine evaluation © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-246 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 247 Values of the measurement series parameter relevant for the comparison  Number of machines that have a comparable measurement series Fig. 5-10: Overview on the measurement series groups © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-247 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 248 Individual measurement series can be excluded from being displayed in the diagram or included again. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-248 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 249 With this function, all values of the data points are exported to an Excel file. The data points of each data series are stored in separate tables. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-249 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 250 5 Statistics/Export 03/2012 5.1 Multi-machine views Fig. 5-12: Displaying the measurement series as time series Fig. 5-13: Displaying the measurement series as machine series © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-250 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 251: Variable Monitors

    A changeover is made to the variable monitor ACTION selection. Fig. 5-16: Display the variables that are available for the comparison © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-251 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 252 Fig. 5-18: Display of the data points of each selected variable For information on the operation of the graphic display, see Section: Variable moni- tors – time series – measurements and measurement series. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-252 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 253: Reports

    A machine is shown on each line of the selection. You can branch to the corre- sponding individual machine report via a link. The individual machine report can also be selected directly via the menu. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-253 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 254 The display also shows a "neutral" depiction, which indicates that the monitor has not detected or evaluated any data during the report interval. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-254 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 255 © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-255 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 256 The individual machine log assumes that a machine for logging all changes has been selected, and that it has logged which user made the change, which configuration was changed, and when the change took place. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-256 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 257 Config Test Org1 10.08.2007 06:48:37 for 1019 1019 1020 endcustomer"s name Location 1 production unit for Config Test Org1 10.08.2007 06:48:37 for 1020 1020 © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-257 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 258 11.08.2007 05:29:10 LastName, FirstName PlcInterface PlcInterface_Name_8 11.08.2007 05:29:10 LastName, FirstName ProEpiLog ProEpiLog_Name_8 11.08.2007 05:29:10 LastName, FirstName <unknown Item: "HeartbeatSettings" > HeartbeatSettings_Name_8 11.08.2007 05:29:10 LastName, FirstName © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-258 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 259 NotificationAddress NotificationAddress_Name_5 10.08.2007 21:49:17 LastName, FirstName PlcModule PlcModule_Name_5 10.08.2007 21:49:17 LastName, FirstName PlcInterface PlcInterface_Name_5 10.08.2007 21:49:17 LastName, FirstName ProEpiLog ProEpiLog_Name_5 10.08.2007 21:49:17 LastName, FirstName © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-259 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 260: Comparing Configurations

    Too many existing configurations The result of the comparison can be exported or printed, e.g. for post-editing of the configurations. Fig. 5-22: Example of monitors © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-260 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 261 03/2012 5 Statistics/Export 5.1 Multi-machine views Fig. 5-23: Comparison of configurations Fig. 5-24: Comparison of configurations © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-261 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 262 The list can be exported or printed. Cancel Return to the previous menu without executing ACTION the action. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-262 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 263 User Logged-on user DISPLAY Date Date of the comparison DISPLAY The printer icon can be used to export the result ACTION © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-263 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 264  Content or name differ  Configuration missing  Too many configurations Back Return to the configuration comparison ACTION Fig. 5-29: Print preview of comparison log © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-264 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 265  Does not exist in all target machines  OK  Missing  Does not exist in the comparison machine  Contents are not identical © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-265 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 266: Import

    The user can copy the data to a network drive via a local "Backup" function. The backup application is called using the "Backup" softkey. Fig. 5-30: Local selection menu © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-266 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 267: Active Import Processes

    5.2.1 Active import processes Function description Here you can view all as yet incomplete file or directory import operations. Fig. 5-32: Active import processes © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-267 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 268: Importing A File

    All data must be in one directory. You can also change the suggested e-mail ad- dress if you want to receive notification after import. Fig. 5-34: Importing a directory © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-268 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 269: Export

    The data that can be exported is present in binary format and can also be deleted from the ePS Network Server later. Fig. 5-35: Exporting PLC data blocks © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-269 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 270: Synchronization Overview

    Only machines that are online are displayed. Fig. 5-36: Synchronization overview  © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 5-270 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 271: Management

    Users in the target organization have almost the same rights to access the re- leased external machine as they would for a machine within their own organization. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-271 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 272 Only for organizations with the default setting, which can be required for eP satellite, in order to move complete machines and data across servers.  "Download areas" © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-272 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 273: Addresses

    SMS number is correct. Please check with the SMS recipient that this test SMS arrived at the correct recipient after it was sent. Comment Comment on an address INPUT © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-273 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 274: Users

    User password: You can enter the sug- INPUT gested password or define your own pass- word for the user. Please observe the crite- ria for a valid password. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-274 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 275 We recommend that you change the password in accordance with your company's guidelines. If this is not envisaged, we recommend that you change the password every four weeks at the latest. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-275 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 276: Machines

    SELECTION shown in this menu. You can select up to 200 lines. A scroll bar will then be displayed on the screen. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-276 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 277: Sinumerik, Simatic S7

    The function is required when moving configurations and data between various ePS servers, such as e.g. the eP satellite. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-277 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 278 Destination data must be specified for the export. These include the name of the server to which the export should be imported (generally an eP satellite) and the organization on the server. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-278 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 279: Editing The Master Data Of A Machine

    This prevents identical or similar entries from being reentered unneces- sarily. Generally speaking, no distinction is made in these entries between upper- and lower-case letters. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-279 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 280 (max. 40 characters, all characters are permissible.) Manufacture Optional entry, e.g. of the machine manu- DISPLAY r-name facturer. INPUT (max. 40 characters, all characters are permissible.) © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-280 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 281 Device classes can no longer be changed once the machine has been "regis- tered (connected)". Settings Fig. 6-7: Editing the settings of a machine © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-281 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 282 The upgrade is per- formed the next time the machine is booted after the change. After that it is no longer possible to undo the change! © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-282 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 283 Various func- tions cannot be used depending on the device class. See also Section: Client diagnostics SINUMERIK, S7, and IPC are available in the selection. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-283 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 284 Fig. 6-9: Master data – issuing, editing new releases © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-284 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 285 Rights The rights for the released organization can SELECTION be issued to commissioning engineers, service engineers, machine operators. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-285 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 286 ("release to"), you must request the organization des- ignation and the release password from your partner organization. See also Section: Cooperation areas © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-286 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 287: Creating A New Machine As A Copy

    Machine ID Displays all machines taken into account in the DISPLAY filter. The display can be in either descending ACTION or ascending order. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-287 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 288: Sinumerik, Simatic S7

    If an individual machine is selected, it is dis- ACTION machine played again separately, as described above. Exporting Launches the export function when multiple ACTION machines are selected. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-288 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 289 Fig. 6-12: Entering the master data of the copied machine After the machine master data has been completed and confirmed with "OK", you will be switched to the copy menu. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-289 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 290 Zip code Entry for the zip code of the location DISPLAY INPUT (max. 40 characters, all characters are permissi- ble.) © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-290 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 291 Displays a machine released to another organi- DISPLAY zation. Date This requires changes to be made in the master Partner ID data following the copying procedure. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-291 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 292 Removes the selected user configurations from ACTION the copy list Opens the user configuration group ACTION  Closes the user configuration group ACTION © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-292 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 293 MENU A switch is made to the machine menu. Cancel Return to the copy menu to continue the ACTION copying process. MENU © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-293 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 294: Organizational Data

    DISPLAY session type  Standard = ST SELECTION  Option 1 to 4 (WebEx session types 1106 and Access MyMachine remote diagnostics)  None © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-294 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 295 © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-295 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 296 Saves the organization data and returns to ACTION the "Management" menu. Cancel Returns to the "Management" menu without ACTION applying any changes you may have made. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-296 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 297 When restarting the machine, it will in any case get the new boot script from the server, regardless of these settings. Thereafter, also the new scripts will be star- ted. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-297 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 298: Exporting And Importing A Machine

    If a machine is deleted here during an export operation, then it is removed from this view and also does not appear in the list of existing machines. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-298 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 299: Download Areas

    Fig. 6-20: Evaluations © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-299 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 300 Under the "Security patches" tab, you can download the security patches provided for Microsoft Windows NT after agreeing to the terms of use. Fig. 6-21: Security patches - terms of use © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-300 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 301: Personal Settings

    Filter and search settings Any user can reset the settings to the system default settings by means of the "Re- set filter and search settings" function. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-301 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 302 6 Management 03/2012 6.2 Personal settings © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 6-302 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 303: Establishing A Connection And Diagnostics

    4. The alarm model can then be uploaded and the machine synchronized. Operating sequence on the machine Fig. 7-1: After logging on to the control © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 7-303 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 304 7 Establishing a connection and diagnostics 03/2012 7.1 Connecting the machine Fig. 7-2: Connecting to the ePS Server Fig. 7-3: Connection to the database © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 7-304 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 305 7 Establishing a connection and diagnostics 7.1 Connecting the machine Fig. 7-4: Connection to the machine - entering machine ID Fig. 7-5: Connection to the machine - confirmation prompt © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 7-305 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 306: Uploading An Alarm Model

    Language-specific alarm texts are made available on the ePS Server. This allows alarm messages to be displayed in the currently set browser language. Fig. 7-7: Upload the alarm model © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 7-306 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 307: Synchronizing The Machine

    Synchronization takes over and activates the defined configurations, such as alarm notifications and trigger events, from the ePS Network Server to the control. Fig. 7-8: Synchronizing the machine Fig. 7-9: Initiating synchronization © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 7-307 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 308: Disconnecting The Machine (on The Control And On The Pc)

    After disconnection, all the information regarding the database has been removed from the local hard disk of the PCU. Fig. 7-12: Information about the disconnection © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 7-308 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 309 Fig. 7-14: Confirming disconnection on the PC Function Description Disconnects a machine from a connected database machine after a confirmation prompt. Cancel Aborts the disconnection. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 7-309 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 310: Repetition Strategy

    Change the status of the repetition strategy 1st - 5th repetition Time delay after which access to the Internet will be re- tried. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 7-310 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 311: Editing The Prolog And Epilog Program

    "N_EPS_PROLOGEPILOG_SPF" every time a test is run. HMI Advanced can be used as program editor on the operator panel in order to adjust this program. Fig. 7-16: Example of a prolog and epilog program © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 7-311 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 312: Cooperation Areas

    A requirement for using the cooperation area is that the organization to which a machine is to be released for use is also set up as an OEM service organization. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 7-312 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 313: Releasing A Machine To An Organization

    (machine list divided up according to organizations). © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 7-313 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 314 If recipients in the target organization are still in the notification configuration of the machine they will continue to receive service case notifications etc. if an alarm oc- curs until they are deleted by the source organization. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 7-314 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 315: Machines In A Cooperation Area

    © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 7-315 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 316 To link a control with the machine image on the ePS Network server, the user of the control must be a member of the owner organization of the machine. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 7-316 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 317: Client Diagnostics

    The user can also start a comprehensive "diagnostics session" if problems occur and transmit detailed information to ePS service. (Start session) Fig. 7-19: Example of ePS client diagnostics © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 7-317 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 318: Components Of Client Diagnostics

     Restart machine handler jobs  Save diagnostics data of a diagnostics session  Start a diagnostics session Fig. 7-21: Softkeys on the control © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 7-318 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 319 Interactive client The URL of the IAC is displayed for information purposes and to provide a com- parison with the URL Web service. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 7-319 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 320: Performing A Diagnostics Session

    Stop the diagnostics session with the "Stop Session" softkey to execute the follow- ing actions:  Place script files in a buffer  Place log files generated during the session in a buffer © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 7-320 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 321: Other Functions

    Diagnostics might require you to restart all ePS client jobs. After a safety query the jobs are restarted. update The "Update" softkey is used to update the screen content. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 7-321 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 322: Configuring 1:n Connections

    Selecting an NCU makes it available to ePS for connection to a database machine. Changing the LOG path Directories for the LOG files of the individually selected NCUs are created below this path. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 7-322 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 323 Press the OK button to save and activate the settings you have selected. Fig. 7-27: Saving the 1:N configuration When the control starts up, the associated "machine handlers" are automatically started in succession. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 7-323 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 324 7 Establishing a connection and diagnostics 03/2012 7.4 Configuring 1:N connections © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved 7-324 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 325: A Appendix

    A.1 Useful functions of the various device classes Functions at the control The device class defines which ePS Network Services functions can always be used on a particular machine. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved A-325 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 326: Functions Of The Various Roles (privilege Matrix

    At the HMI, the machine operator may perform pending maintenance jobs and condition Monitoring Tests, request that a fault is processed and participate in a Teleservice Session. © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved A-326 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 327: References

    /R2/ Base software and HMI Advanced Commissioning Manual /R3/ Description of Teleservice – Session Types /R4/ Commissioning Manual "Base Software and Operating Software“  © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved A-327 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 328 A Appendix 03/2012 © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved A-328 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 329 Comparing configurations ....5-260 Equability test......2-48, 3-103 Comparison of the configurations..5-260 Individual measurement diagram ..2-46 Contour test .......... 2-68 Scaling ..........2-45 Control monitor Evaluation © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved I-329 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 330 Alarm group AND PLC variable ..3-138 Fault message at HMI ..... 3-144 Malfunctioning control monitors ..3-164 New value of ePS variable ....3-135 PLC timeout trigger ......3-133 © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved I-330 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 331: Management

    Data........... 1-11 Workflow..........1-11 Status information ......7-318 Status overviews ........ 5-270 Synchronization Offline ..........3-203 Times..........3-202 Synchronizing Machine........... 7-307 Test series ..........2-57 © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved I-331 SINUMERIK, SIMATIC S7-300/400 Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...
  • Page 332: I Index

    I Index 03/2012 © Siemens AG 2012 All Rights Reserved I-332 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - 03/2012...

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