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SINUMERIK 840Di sl/840D sl
SINUMERIK 840Di/840D
SIMATIC S7-300/S7-400
ePS Network Services
Function Manual
Applies to:
Software
ePS Network Services
Release 12/2008
Version
4.7
Preface
Introduction
Machine information
Setting up functions
Organizational tasks
Statistics/export
Management
Establishing a
connection and
diagnostics
Appendix
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   Summary of Contents for Siemens SINUMERIK 840Di sl

  • Page 1 Preface Introduction SINUMERIK 840Di sl/840D sl Machine information SINUMERIK 840Di/840D SIMATIC S7-300/S7-400 Setting up functions ePS Network Services Organizational tasks Function Manual Statistics/export Management Establishing a connection and diagnostics Appendix Applies to: Software Version ePS Network Services Release 12/2008...
  • Page 2 11/2005 Registered Trademarks All designations with the trademark symbol ® are registered trademarks of Siemens AG. Other designations in this documentation may be trademarks whose use by third parties for their own purposes can violate the rights of the owner.
  • Page 3 Other functions not described in this documentation might be executable in the control. This does not, however, represent an obligation to supply such functions with a new control or when servicing. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 4 Internet address: http://www.siemens.com/automation/service&support Calls are subject to charge, e.g. 0.14 €/min. on the German landline network. Tariffs of other phone providers may differ. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 5 A warning with a warning triangle indicating risk of physical injury may also include a warning of the risk of damage to property. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 6 Intended purpose Please observe 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.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    2.5.5 Granting permission to execute functions ..........2-70 2.5.6 Setting up a service conference call .............2-74 2.5.7 Remote control via the keyboard ............2-77 3 Setting up functions .................3-79 3.1 Maintenance ....................3-81 © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 8 4.2 Service cases...................4-178 4.2.1 Service cases - List view ..............4-179 4.2.2 Service cases – Detailed view ..............4-181 4.2.3 Requesting fault processing at the HMI..........4-184 © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved viii ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 9 7.2.2 Machines in a cooperation area............7-253 7.3 Client diagnostics..................7-255 7.3.1 Components of client diagnostics ............7-256 7.3.2 Performing a diagnostics session ............7-258 7.3.3 Other functions ..................7-259 7.4 Configuring 1:N connections..............7-260 © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 10 A Appendix ....................A-263 A.1 Useful functions of the various device classes........A-263 A.2 Functions of the various roles (privilege matrix)........A-266 A.3 References ....................A-268 I Index......................I-269 © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 11: Introduction

    Readme Release notes V4.7 12/2008 Software Installation ePS Client powerline V04.03.03 02/2008 Manual Operating Manual Information for machine operators V4.3 11/2006 © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 1-11 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 12: Overview Of Functions

    The machine operator can then carry out these predefined tests quickly and easily and without additional test equipment. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 1-12 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 13 Creation and administration of machines • Creation and administration of users • Assignment of access rights for external organizations • Access to use data / invoices © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 1-13 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 14: Operating Concept

    It is divided into the following areas: • Maintenance • Fault services • Global settings • Copying function settings • Client/server communication © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 1-14 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 15 Help Brings up the Help menu with ACTION descriptions of ePS Network Services. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 1-15 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 16 DISPLAY • Select - Machine ID filtering. • Select - Manufacturer number • Select - Internal name • Select - Manufacturer name © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 1-16 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 17 • Partner for own machines DISPLAY Filter Updates the current display to these ACTION filter conditions based upon the entries and selections you have made. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 1-17 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 18 This group will be used in all menus for views and functions with multiple machines. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 1-18 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 19: Maschine Information

    Time series (measurement series and variable monitors) Maintenance ► Maintenance jobs Fault services ► Report fault Remote access ► Executing remote access ► Teleconference link ► Using remote access © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-19 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 20: Current Control Software

    • Events from condition monitor services Exceeded interval limits of variable monitors Limit value violation for measurement series / test series © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-20 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 21 The following time periods are available: • Total lifetime • Last year • Last six months • Last three months • Last month • Last week Last day © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-21 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 22 Notice: Diagnostics data generated with an event are also deleted; however, triggered Workflow Services Elements (e.g. maintenance jobs) are not deleted! © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-22 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 23: Machine Events – Detailed View

    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 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-23 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 24: Evaluation Of Workflow Actions

    You cannot delete workflow elements retroactively from events that have already occurred, since these show the documentation history. Note: Notifications, maintenance jobs and service cases cannot be deleted. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-24 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 25: 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 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-25 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 26 Note: Deleting individual details from an event constitutes illegal manipulation of the archived document. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-26 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 27 Note: Deleting individual details from an event constitutes illegal manipulation of the archived document. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-27 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 28 Note: Deleting individual details from an event constitutes illegal manipulation of the archived document. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-28 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 29 Note: Deleting individual details from an event constitutes illegal manipulation of the archived document. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-29 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 30 For a clearer view, variables can be variables hidden in the display in order that individual variable configurations can be viewed. Type Format of the variables. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-30 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 31 PLC trace: Data display The display of the data table can be changed from a horizontal (time/cycle axis) to a vertical Horizontal/vertical (variable axis) view. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-31 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 32 PLC trace: The window for the PLC trace display can be representation maximized/minimized. Fig. 2-11: PLC trace values displayed vertically © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-32 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 33 Note: Deleting individual details from an event constitutes illegal manipulation of the archived document. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-33 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 34: Variable Monitors - Measurements And Measurement Series

    Status changes can be derived from the trend curves. Limit values will show whether any maintenance work is necessary at an early stage. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-34 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 35 If the user clicks the "Display" text button under the time series selection tree, the graphs for the selected time series are displayed. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-35 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 36 The machine operator can view the measurement results on the operator panel of the machine and on the PC. Trend curves derived from measurement series can only be viewed by the operator on the PC. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-36 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 37: 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 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-37 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 38 A table containing the parameters for all of the measurement series shown in the diagram is displayed. Fig. 2-19: Parameters for all measurement series © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-38 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 39 If the limit values are outside the range of values displayed, an icon indicating this will appear. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-39 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 40 Measurement series comment Displays the measurement series comment. This can be changed and saved. Save graphic Measurement/measurement series parameters Supplementary conditions for measurement © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-40 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 41: Control Elements Of The Diagrams For Individual Measurements

    The new diagram adopts all of the display characteristics of the original diagram (markings, zoom, etc.), with the exception of the scale. The scale of a cloned diagram is always Auto/Auto. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-41 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 42 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 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-42 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 43: 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. 2-24: Measuring result of a circularity test © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-43 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 44: Equability Test

    Maximum torque of the The characteristic indicates the maximum torque which acceleration ramp is run in the acceleration ramp. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-44 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 45 A trend analysis of the characteristics will indicate any change in the status of the drive train. Fig. 2-25: Measurement results of an equability test © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-45 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 46: Universal Axis Test

    The calculation of the characteristic is based on ISO 230-4 as is the case with the circularity test. The measurement type-relevant parameters are also specified. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-46 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 47: Variable Monitors

    Limit values can be configured for each variable for automatic monitoring of the state. Actions can be triggered when limit values are violated. This is the same as described for the control monitors. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-47 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 48 These differences are described in more detail in the following sections. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-48 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 49 "Actions" menu Entries menu Warm boot Regenerates the diagram. Variable details A table is displayed showing detail information about the displayed variables. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-49 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 50: Test Series On The Machine

    • Perform the measurement movement with data recording • Perform machine-specific epilog of the measurement movement • Result display • Save the result © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-50 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 51: 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 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-51 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 52 $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 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-52 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 53: 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 operator, stores it permanently. Fig. 2-29: Prompt for NC-START © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-53 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 54 Epilog for measurement series2 (testType == "EQUABILITY") Prolog for measurement series3 (testType == "UNIVERSAL") Checking the return parameters Measurement3 Epilog for measurement series3 (testType == "UNIVERSAL") © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-54 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 55 End position 2nd center point Maximum position coordinate of the circle realParam3 Reserved Circle diameter Reserved realParam4 Feed Feed Reserved realParam5 Reserved Reserved Reserved © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-55 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 56: Program Example

    (circularity test). Certain actions could © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-56 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 57 It is useful for undoing actions performed before the measurement. It may be necessary to move all axes back to their safe initial position. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-57 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 58 G1 F1000 SUPA AX[axParam2]=realParam2 IF (measSeriesName == "KFT_FFWON") ; specifically this series of measurements FFWON should be performed using the pre-control FFWON ENDIF ENDIF © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-58 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 59 ; end of epilog - user section end MSG(" ... finished Epilog.") ENDIF ENDIF PROG_END: ; is required for synchronization G4 F1 © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-59 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 60: Commissioning Measurements

    The protocol allows test series that are to be carried out with a maintenance schedule to be executed in a fully automatic manner while being monitored by the PLC. More details are given in /R1/. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-60 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 61: Contour Test

    "single block execution" active. Measurement Selection of the "Measurement type" tab. The ACTION measurement can be performed once the notes have been read and understood. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-61 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 62: Maintenance

    Editing maintenance jobs is only possible for new jobs that are not due, open or closed. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-62 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 63 This does not affect the underlying maintenance schedules and control mechanisms. Deleting maintenance jobs is only possible for new jobs that are not due, open or closed. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-63 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 64: Remote Access

    PC of documents or graphics that are displayed on the control. This also installs the printer driver "Active Touch Document Loader" on the machine control. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-64 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 65: Functions Of A Service Session

    © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-65 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 66: Starting A Service Session

    "Run teleservice". Go to the "Remote access" section and click on the "Run teleservice" link. The session ID shown is transferred to the machine operator: Fig. 2-34: Transfer session ID © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-66 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 67 Which functions (advance or basis file transfer) and views of drives are used within data transfer depends on the type of session set for an organization. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-67 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 68 Description Transfer session Transfer session control to another service technician Session options Optimize display of complex graphics End session Ending a service session © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-68 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 69: Example Of A Session Via Remote Access

    Chat window cannot open it again. The initiator must end the chat and restart it to give all participants a chat window again. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-69 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 70: Granting Permission To Execute Functions

    "Grant Permissions for all actions …". © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-70 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 71 In this "stand-alone" file transfer, only the service employee has control of the files to be transferred. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-71 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 72 6. You can end the file transfer with the "X" button. Fig. 2-41: End file transfer © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-72 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 73: Contents

    2. To end the "Annotation" function, click the "−" button at the top right-hand corner of the toolbar. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-73 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 74: Setting Up A Service Conference Call

    To transfer control, click the "Sharing" button in the top right-hand corner of the Desktop Sharing window and select "Allow to Control Remotely". Click on the participant "Support Assist" (example): © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-74 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 75 Desktop Sharing window and select "Allow to Control Remotely". Click on the "Support Assist" participant and control is passed back to you. Fig. 2-47: © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-75 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 76 Note Transferring the service session within the desktop view or desktop control terminates the desktop view or desktop control function. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-76 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 77: Remote Control Via The Keyboard

    The <Recall> key goes to the next highest menu. It also closes a window. Machine area key Direct jump to the "Machine" operating area. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-77 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 78 2 Maschine information 12/2008 2.5 Remote access Notes © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 2-78 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 79: Setting Up Functions

    ► Copying function settings ► Copying function settings to multiple machines Client-server communication ► Synchronization times ► Offline synchronization ► Monitoring ePS services © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-79 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 80 If required, the selection for display can be set up in the main functions menu. Fig. 3-1: Displaying overview © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-80 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 81: Maintenance

    For machines with version V3, they do not have to be a member of the target organization; for machines of version V4, they require authorization to act as machine operator (MO) for this machine. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-81 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 82 SELECTION shown in this menu. You can select up to 200 lines. A scroll bar will then be displayed on the screen. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-82 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 83 This is also located in the INPUT overview of maintenance jobs on the (Max. 40 ePS Network Services PC and the characters; any machine HMI. character permissible) © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-83 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 84 Changes to maintenance schedules are not applied to pending maintenance jobs. Changes to maintenance schedules are applied to all maintenance jobs that are not yet due at the time they become due. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-84 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 85: Configuring Variable Monitors

    In addition, it is possible to filter them by searching for specific parts of text that appear in the Name and Variables columns using the "Search text" box. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-85 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 86 SELECTION INPUT (Max. 40 charac- Notice: ters; any character The text entered applies to the entire permissible) © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-86 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 87 Save the changes to the configuration ACTION and return to the calling page. Cancel Discard the changes to the ACTION configuration and return to the calling page. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-87 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 88 This function is used to create a copy of ACTION the variable. Remove the variable from the ACTION configuration and delete the data for this variable © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-88 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 89 Note: Except for bit variables, all variable formats can be changed. Data source e.g. DISPLAY • PLC: SELECTION © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-89 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 90 (Max. 32 digits) • Converted: Specification for the associated dimen- sioned values. Changes to the configuration are not effective until the machine is synchronized. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-90 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 91 Limit value triggers can be used to react automatically to the variable values via control monitors. See also: • 3.4.1 Control monitors – List view • 3.3.16 Diagnostic actions © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-91 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 92: Configuring Measurements And Measurement Series

    Specification of the center coordinates of INPUT the circle for the second axis Diameter Diameter of circle INPUT Feed Path velocity of the circular movement INPUT © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-92 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 93 3.2 Configuring measurements and measurement series Fig. 3-8: Circularity test on the operator panel Fig. 3-9: Measurement series of a circularity test on the PC © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-93 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 94: Equability Test

    INPUT movement of the measurement ends. Feed Velocity at which the axis is moved. INPUT Fig. 3-10: Equability test on the operator panel © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-94 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 95: Universal Axis Test

    The axis position at which the various INPUT movements of the measurement begin. The position value is never lower than this value during measurement. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-95 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 96 3.2 Configuring measurements and measurement series Fig. 3-12: Universal axis test on the operator panel Fig. 3-13: Measurement series for a universal axis test at the PC © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-96 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 97: Performing Test Series

    Channel Selects the required channel. SELECTION Comment Any text entered to provide a detailed INPUT description of the test series © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-97 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 98: Eps Variables

    Remaining See PLC trigger. DISPLAY performance PLC settings "New" icon Switches to the menu for creating new ACTION logic for an ePS variable. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-98 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 99 The display does not change, but the variables move up one line. Click OK to exit the menu. The display ACTION changes to the basic "Setting up functions" screen. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-99 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 100: Eps Variables – Detailed View

    A menu is provided for creating and editing an ePS variable: Fig. 3-16: ePS variables – Detailed view Field Content Type Icons Trigger See timeout trigger. Names See timeout trigger. Condition Comment © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-100 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 101: Fault Services

    © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-101 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 102 Next synchronization in Shows the time remaining until the DISPLAY next synchronization: If synchronization is overdue, negative values are displayed. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-102 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 103 Network Services may vary depending on the performance of the control and the processes executed on Fig. 3-18: Exchanging addresses in notifications © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-103 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 104 The menu described in the section dealing with creating addresses is used for this purpose. The address is replaced. ACTION Cancel The address is not replaced. ACTION © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-104 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 105: Control Monitors – Detailed View

    Select or change the trigger signals that will cause the monitor to run. • Define or change the actions to be executed when a trigger is detected. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-105 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 106 An entry in the machine events is not SELECTION entry required for every control monitor. DISPLAY For notifications, maintenance or acquisition of value series from the NC © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-106 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 107 The uploaded data can also be selected for sending on an individual basis. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-107 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 108: Machine Triggers And Server Triggers

    "ON" indicates that all trigger conditions have been linked to the start date. A "faded ON" indicates that at least one trigger condition is linked to the start date. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-108 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 109: Machine Trigger On "alarm Group"

    (e.g. if a particular alarm is only meant to initiate a trigger in Automatic mode). © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-109 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 110 "–". Add / edit conditions ACTION Opens the submenu for entering a PLC condition. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-110 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 111: Machine Trigger On "plc Variable"

    You must also enter the settings for the data blocks used for the machine (see Section 3.4 "Global settings"). Fig. 3-22: Trigger on "PLC variable" - Adding addresses © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-111 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 112 Since the PLC data blocks are required ACTION settings for the "PLC variable" trigger, it is possible to branch directly to the "PLC settings" menu from here. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-112 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 113 STEP 7 syntax: All simple data types are Data type DISPLAY supported. Note: The addresses can be entered in German and English notation (example: E1.1 or I1.1). © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-113 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 114 (no binary signals). With >, < operations, the comparison value can be specified correctly instead of the tolerance, as a tolerance direction has no effect. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-114 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 115: Machine Trigger For "plc Timeout Trigger"

    PLC and PC of the operator. As a rule, repetitions of less than one second can be achieved; with high interface demands it may however be a few seconds. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-115 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 116 PLC variable configuration Trigger stop Displays the condition specified in the DISPLAY condition PLC variable configuration Monitoring time The monitoring time is the threshold DISPLAY © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-116 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 117: Machine Trigger On "new Value Of Eps Variable"

    PLC and PC of the operator. As a rule, repetitions of less than one second can be achieved; with high interface demands it may however be a few seconds. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-117 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 118 Watch – Stopwatch variable DISPLAY xxx - … Details All details of the ePS variable that can DISPLAY be displayed in the column. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-118 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 119 Displays the last determined value for DISPLAY the ePS variable. Comment Displays comments entered for the DISPLAY variable. Change variable Switches to the menu for editing the ACTION © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-119 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 120: Combined Machine Trigger On "alarm Group" And "plc Variable"

    If the name is too long, the number added can only be seen in a tooltip. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-120 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 121: Machine Trigger For "time-based Trigger"

    The time specifications refer only o the local time set on the operator's PC regardless of whether the clock is correctly set or not. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-121 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 122 If participation in common start date is selected, you cannot make any entries here. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-122 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 123 The interval runs regardless of the deselect restriction. At the end of the interval, the trigger will be activated in the selected time © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-123 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 124 - on SELECTION execution. You can only specify a date for the last execution via the calendar selection function (see above – calendar field). © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-124 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 125: Trigger On "fault Message At Hmi/pc"

    This function is especially useful if no phone connection is available to ask about the session ID or if other circumstances prevent communication of the session ID. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-125 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 126: Server Trigger On "measurement Series Reaches Limit Value"

    Measurement Display and selection of the existing DISPLAY series measurement series for the trigger SELECTION 1-n of n © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-126 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 127: Server Trigger On "maintenance Jobs Due"

    (Toggle) procedures can be sent. This does not necessarily have to be identical to the notification in the control © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-127 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 128: Server Trigger On "variable Monitor Reaches Limit Value"

    Since the processed data is not updated cyclically, the evaluation is done by reaching or exceeding the limit. In order not to © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-128 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 129 The limit values are permanently configured in the variable monitor. Triggering for several limit values of a variable is only possible via several variable monitors; this is also true for each limit violation. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-129 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 130: Cyclic Server Trigger For Variable Monitors

    Since the endless counter function of the NC cannot be guaranteed when components are exchanged, when a smaller new value is read, ePS Network Services calculates this as an offset to the old value. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-130 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 131 Content Type View Name Name of the variable DISPLAY INPUT (Max. 40 characters; any character permissible) Axis Axis identifier: NC axis name DISPLAY © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-131 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 132 The interval is then automatically projected onto the interval grid for the next prompt. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-132 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 133 If the date has been reached or is in the past, the trigger will be initiated according to the conditions set for it. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-133 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 134 Adds another NC variable counter to ACTION the server trigger. Dependent on start This label specifies the dependency DISPLAY date of the start date for maintenance. SELECTION (Toggle) © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-134 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 135: Workflow Actions

    SMS and/or e-mail. The recipient addresses must be stored in the address book. (See also: Sub-section 6.1.1 "Addresses") Fig. 3-36: Recipients - List view Fig. 3-37: Recipients - Detailed view © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-135 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 136 (see Section 3.1 "Maintenance") Note If a maintenance job is created by a control monitor, it is always assigned the due date "immediately/today". © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-136 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 137 If the schedule becomes available again (i.e. a new version is created), it will also be created in the right format to act as a job. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-137 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 138: 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. 3-39: Upload files © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-138 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 139 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 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-139 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 140 If a trigger subsequently occurs within the recording time for the pre-trigger, recording is still carried out, but the pre-trigger status number is accordingly lower. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-140 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 141 Network Services configurations if this address range is not actually available to the connected PLC. Fig. 3-41: PLC trace: Defining recording parameters © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-141 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 142 (see function settings for performance). Configure PLC settings Since data blocks must be used in the ACTION PLC for the configuration of PLC traces, © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-142 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 143 All of the data is always available at the latest from the trigger timepoint. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-143 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 144 Data block No. Number of the data block to be loaded DISPLAY to the ePS server INPUT (Digits from 0 to 9999) © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-144 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 145 Labels show detailed information for each variable monitor that is described in the configuration of the variable monitors. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-145 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 146 The variable monitors can only be configured on the PC. The authorization required for configuring the variable monitors is described in detail in the Appendix. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-146 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 147 Network Services ensures that in each case, a variable configured as an absolute address is always written as a complete entity (i.e. not byte-by-byte or bit- by-bit). © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-147 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 148: Global Settings

    Feedback messages must be configured (data format) in order for them to be sent to the PLC via DB10 DBB118 to DBB121 in a SINUMERIK and a freely configurable data block area in a SIMATIC. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-148 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 149 Network Services functions executed. Since there are different PLCs with different command execution times, a sensible quantity must be determined for this index. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-149 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 150 Network Services PLC trigger. The PLC performance index must be defined individually by the machine manufacturer based on the performance capability of the PLC. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-150 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 151 Network Services checks the plausibility of the potential formats and only permits correct configurations (e.g. data word 121 is not permitted). © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-151 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 152: Copying

    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. 3-49: Copy functions © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-152 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 153 Dark blue Marked rows are group headings with which the preselection of all user configurations of this group can be made. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-153 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 154 The selected user configuration is shown yellow. Selecting functions on the source machine Fig. 3-51: Selection on the target machine Fig. 3-52: © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-154 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 155 "Backward" cancels the copying process without performing any Back copy. Result The copying process is complete when the copy log is displayed. Copy log Fig. 3-53: © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-155 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 156 "Maintenance - oiling" control monitor. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-156 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 157: Copying Functions To Multiple Machines

    'Select machine' menu. In this menu, the group of target machines is defined by selecting one or more machines (see Selecting a machine). © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-157 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 158 User The user who was logged on to ePS at DISPLAY the time the copying process was started is displayed here. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-158 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 159 The current status of the copying DISPLAY process is OK after complete, correct execution. If an error occurred, this remains indicated in the status. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-159 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 160: Client/server Communication

    You can also define the synchronization mode and time zone, in which the machine is located. Fig. 3-56: Synchronization times - List view Fig. 3-57: Add synchronization (detail) © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-160 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 161: Offline Synchronization

    Exporting the configuration (PC) The user can export a configuration on the PC. He/she must select the "Offline synchronization" function for this purpose. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-161 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 162 Creating a new file Creates a configuration file on the ePS server and then provides an option for saving locally. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-162 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 163 Fig. 3-59: Selecting a client version; file name suggested by the system Fig. 3-60: Progress display when creating the configuration file Fig. 3-61: Configuration file created © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-163 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 164: Monitoring Eps Services

    Configure the Definition of the interval using SELECTION monitoring of ePS predefined list values. services In minute cycles: 5,10,15,20,30 In hour cycles: 1,2,3,4,6,8,12,24 © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 3-164 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 165: Organizational Tasks

    (such as axis tests). © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 4-165 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 166 Editing comments → Adding comments for the tasks performed; appending detailed service reports to the job in file format (as long as they have not yet been acknowledged) © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 4-166 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 167 This is also the information that the user sees on the control operator panel (Maintenance services → Maintenance jobs). © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 4-167 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 168: Selecting A Maintenance Job On A Machine

    SELECTION limited to show only the status. DISPLAY Resp. org. The maintenance jobs display can be SELECTION limited to a responsible organization. DISPLAY © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 4-168 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 169 Icon generated automatically by the system DISPLAY (circle with dot) for the purpose of classifying the maintenance job. The icons are assigned as follows: © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 4-169 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 170 Invalid jobs can be deleted, as long as they ACTION have not yet been opened or acknowledged. Back Switch to the original menu ACTION © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 4-170 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 171: Opening A Maintenance Job (pc)

    Closing the maintenance job corresponds to acknowledging it; here it can be specified whether the maintenance procedures were performed successfully. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 4-171 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 172 "Add file", or can be attached for this job on an individual basis. It is also possible to directly view files that have already been attached. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 4-172 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 173 The NC channel in which the axes are configured for the axis test • The number of axis tests configured in this combination © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 4-173 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 174: Executing/closing A Maintenance Job (hmi)

    • Acknowledge as correctly executed • Acknowledge as incorrectly executed, if this is not possible. It may be advisable to add a comment in such cases. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 4-174 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 175 PC. To this effect, menu operation is limited: The jobs cannot be edited; but only opened and acknowledged, and comments can be added. Fig. 4-3: Processing a maintenance job on the HMI © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 4-175 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 176 Work instruction Description of the maintenance DISPLAY procedures to be performed. This field displays the work instructions for the person performing maintenance. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 4-176 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 177 (reader version 4.x) on the control operator panel. For optimum display, please create your PDF documents with the option "Initial View: Page Only/ Magnification Fit Width". © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 4-177 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 178: Service Cases

    The current status of the work (processing status) can also be made transparent for all employees for the purpose of planning and progress control. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 4-178 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 179: Service Cases - List View

    (not the creator of the fault help request) Status of the Filtering of all service cases according to SELECTION service cases status: Filtering is performed by clicking (filter) "Search". © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 4-179 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 180 The filter is only lower case; effective if the limitations are adhered to. character permitted) © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 4-180 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 181: Service Cases – Detailed View

    Fig. 4-6: Creating a new service case (detailed view) © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 4-181 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 182 SELECTION own organization with ePS Network Services access rights. The technician can be changed as many times as is required. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 4-182 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 183 (e.g. repair reports, pictures of the damage). Files can also be added and deleted as required at a later point; this will not be logged. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 4-183 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 184: Requesting Fault Processing At The Hmi

    4.2.3 Requesting fault processing at the HMI Description of functions Fig. 4-7: Requesting fault processing on the HMI © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 4-184 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 185 INPUT the user logged in at the machine with ePS Network Services, as these may be completely different. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 4-185 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 186 4 Organizational tasks 12/2008 4.2 Service cases Notes © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 4-186 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 187: Statistics/export

    Import ► Active import procedures ► Importing a file ► Import directory (requires ActiveX) Export ► Export PLC data Overviews ► Synchronization overview © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-187 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 188: Multi-machine Views

    Definition of partial text over all text INPUT, columns in the event list. DISPLAY After the filter is applied, only events containing the partial text are shown. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-188 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 189 SELECTION control monitor: DISPLAY Notifications • E-mail or SMS notifications • Maintenance jobs • Select all © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-189 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 190 Filtering takes place when multiple ACTION filter conditions are selected. After the filters have been applied, only events corresponding to the filters remain in the display. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-190 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 191 SELECTION be shown in this menu. You can select up to 200 lines. A scroll bar will then be displayed on the screen. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-191 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 192 The Delete function can be used to ACTION delete a selection of multiple entries. Back Returns to the basic Statistics / Export ACTION menu. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-192 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 193: Summary Of Machine Events

    The second display is a list of the events (identified by control name) sorted in descending order according to frequency. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-193 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 194 To search for events after they have SELECTION occurred, it is also possible to set the DISPLAY © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-194 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 195 '+', the numbers of entries are also displayed for each control monitor. Back Returns to the basic Statistics / Export ACTION menu. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-195 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 196 DISPLAY with retrospective effect from the current date back to the last day, last week, or last months. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-196 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 197 '+', the numbers of entries are also displayed for each control monitor. Back Returns to the basic Statistics / Export ACTION menu. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-197 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 198: Measurement Series

    The machine operator selects a node in this tree, which will include all machines located below this node. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-198 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 199 List of names of the measurement series (names of measurement series that have the same name for different machines will only be displayed once) © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-199 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 200 For each machine, the measurement series with the most measurements will be marked as selected. By selecting, this preselection can be overwritten at will. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-200 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 201 In the display as machine series, the reference point can be defined. You can enter the point in time explicitly or use one of the two markings. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-201 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 202 5 Statistics/export 12/2008 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 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-202 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 203: Reports

    A machine is shown on each line of the selection. You can branch to the corresponding individual machine report via a link. The individual machine report can also be selected directly via the menu. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-203 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 204 5 Statistics/export 12/2008 5.1 Multi-machine views Fig. 5-14: Example of individual machine report © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-204 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 205 Evaluations are performed on specific days for all events of the individual monitor. The highest priority is given to the worst result. Fig. 5-15: Example of long-term test © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-205 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 206 © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-206 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 207 Konfig Test Org1 10.08.2007 06:48:37 for 1019 1019 1020 endcustomer's name Location 1 production unit for Konfig Test Org1 10.08.2007 06:48:37 for 1020 1020 © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-207 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 208 MaintTicketTemplate_Name_8 11.08.2007 05:29:10 LastName, FirstName NotificationAddress NotificationAddress_Name_8 11.08.2007 05:29:10 LastName, FirstName PlcModule PlcModule_Name_8 11.08.2007 05:29:10 LastName, FirstName PlcInterface PlcInterface_Name_8 11.08.2007 05:29:10 LastName, FirstName © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-208 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 209 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 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-209 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 210: 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. 5-17: Local selection menu © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-210 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 211: Active Import Processes

    5.2.1 Active import processes Description of functions Here you can view all as yet incomplete file or directory import operations. Fig. 5-19: Active import processes © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-211 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 212: Importing A File

    All data must be in one directory. You can also change the suggested e-mail address if you want to receive notification after import. Fig. 5-21: Importing a directory © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-212 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 213: Export

    The data that can be exported is present in binary format and can also be deleted from the ePS Network Server later. Fig. 5-22: Exporting PLC data blocks © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-213 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 214: Overviews

    The synchronization overview can also be used to show the activated and deactivated machines in a single display. Fig. 5-23: Synchronization overview © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 5-214 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 215: Management

    Users in the target organization have almost the same rights to access the released external machine as they would for a machine within their own organization. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-215 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 216: Addresses

    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 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-216 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 217: Users

    User password: You can enter the INPUT suggested password or define your own password for the user. Please observe the criteria for a valid password. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-217 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 218: Machines

    Define whether it is always necessary to have authorization to use particular functions on this machine during a teleservice session. • Duplicate a machine with its settings. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-218 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 219 "Select" icon For multimachine functions such as SELECTION deleting, upgrading, or exporting, all machines or individual machines can be selected or cleared. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-219 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 220 Launches the export function when ACTION multiple machines are selected. Upgrade Launches the conversion of ePS ACTION Version 3 to Version 4 when multiple machines are selected. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-220 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 221: Editing The Master Data Of A Machine

    (Max. 40 characters; organization. return, backspace, °, $, §, \, ;, >, <, ß, ä, ö, ü, Ä, Ö, Ü,´, € are not permitted) © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-221 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 222 INPUT (Max. 40 characters; any character permissible.) Country Entering the country (location) of the DISPLAY machine INPUT (Max. 40 characters; any character permissible.) © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-222 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 223 Here you can specify the role under DISPLAY Can be which the user can log in SELECTION operated as "automatically" (system startup engineer, service engineer, or machine operator). © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-223 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 224 The rights for machine-related functions are the same as those within your own organization for system startup engineers, service engineers, or machine operators. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-224 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 225: Creating A Machine In The Form Of A Copy

    ID will be the unique point of identification for the new machine. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-225 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 226 To edit the master data of a machine, you ACTION can switch to the master data menu. - See Editing the master data of a machine. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-226 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 227 If an individual machine is selected, it is displayed again separately, as described above. Export Launches the export function when ACTION multiple machines are selected. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-227 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 228 (Max. 40 characters; organization. return, backspace, °, $, §, \, ;, >, <, ß, ä, ö, ü, Ä, Ö, Ü,´, € are not permitted) © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-228 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 229 Entering the country (location) of DISPLAY the machine INPUT (Max. 40 characters; any character permissible.) Comment No comment DISPLAY INPUT (Max. 2000 characters; any character permissible.) © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-229 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 230 After that it is no longer possible to undo the change! © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-230 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 231 As previously described for copying the user configuration, there is also the option of removing specific user configurations from the copy list and adding them again. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-231 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 232 Return to the machine menu without copying. MENU Start copying process ACTION MENU After confirming with "OK," the copy log will be output: Fig. 6-8: Protocol © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-232 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 233: Organizational Data

    This is also where you select the server software version and modify it centrally for the entire organization. Fig. 6-10: Editing organizational data © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-233 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 234 Saves the organization data and returns ACTION to the "Management" menu. Cancel Returns to the "Management" menu ACTION without applying any changes you may have made. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-234 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 235 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 started. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-235 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 236: Download Areas

    © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-236 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 237 Under the "Security patches" tab, you can download the security patches provided for Microsoft Windows NT after agreeing to the terms of use. Fig. 6-13: Security patches - Conditions of use © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-237 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 238: Personal Settings

    Filter and search settings Any user can reset the settings to the system default settings by means of the "Reset filter and search settings" function. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 6-238 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 239: Establishing A Connection And Diagnostics

    3. This machine will be connected with the ePS Network Server. 4. The alarm model can then be uploaded and the machine synchronized. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-239 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 240 7.1 Connecting a machine to the HMI Operating sequence on the machine Fig. 7-1: After the login on the HMI Fig. 7-2: Connecting to the ePS Server © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-240 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 241 7 Establishing a connection and diagnostics 7.1 Connecting a machine to the HMI Fig. 7-3: Connecting a database Fig. 7-4: Connecting a machine – Selecting a machine © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-241 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 242 7 Establishing a connection and diagnostics 12/2008 7.1 Connecting a machine to the HMI Fig. 7-5: Master data of the machine © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-242 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 243: 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. 7-6: Uploading an alarm model © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-243 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 244: Synchronizing The Machine

    Network Server to the control. Fig. 7-7: Synchronizing the machine Fig. 7-8: Initiating synchronization Fig. 7-9: Synchronization completed © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-244 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 245: Disconnecting The Machine (at Hmi And Pc)

    Fig. 7-11: Confirming disconnection on the HMI After disconnection, all the information regarding the database has been removed from the local hard disk of the PCU. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-245 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 246 All actions of the ePS client are canceled and disconnection is started by the client. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-246 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 247 Fig. 7-15: Confirming disconnection on the PC Field Content Disconnect A machine is disconnected from a connected database machines machine Cancel The disconnection operation is canceled © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-247 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 248: Repetition Strategy

    Change the status of the repetition strategy 1st - 5th repetition Time delay after which access to the Internet will be retried. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-248 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 249: Editing The Prolog And Epilog Program

    Fig. 7-17: Example of a prolog and epilog program © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-249 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 250: 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 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-250 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 251: Releasing A Machine To An Organization

    Any changes to the settings made by any participants – either in the source organization or target organization – will be effective on the machine. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-251 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 252 As soon as the machine has been removed from the cooperation area, the target organization and its users cannot access the data of the machine until it is released again. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-252 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 253: Machines In A Cooperation Area

    (for example, if they use different naming and numbering systems). © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-253 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 254 To link a control with the machine image on the ePS Network server, the user at the HMI of the control must be a member of the owner organization of the machine. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-254...
  • Page 255: Client Diagnostics

    The user can also start a comprehensive "diagnostics session" if problems occur and transmit detailed information to the ePS service. (Start session) Fig. 7-20: Example of ePS client diagnostics © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-255 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 256: Components Of Client Diagnostics

    Update diagnostics information Restart machine handler jobs Save diagnostics data of a diagnostics session Start a diagnostics session Fig. 7-22: Softkeys on the HMI © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-256 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 257 Interactive client The URL of the IAC is displayed for information purposes and to provide a comparison with the URL Web service. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-257 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 258: Performing A Diagnostics Session

    Create new log files with maximum LOG level Executing ePS functions that cause problems You should now execute the ePS functions that cause problems and need to be diagnosed. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-258 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 259: 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 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-259 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 260: Configuring 1:n Connections

    After installation, one instance of the Machine Handler service is started for each NCU selected. Note Every NCU selected must be connected to a separate database machine. Fig. 7-26: 1:N configuration © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-260 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 261 Fig. 7-27: Path for offline data 1:N Changing the maximum directory size for OFFLINE data Specify the maximum directory size for the OFFLINE data. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-261 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 262 Press the OK button to save and activate the settings you have selected. Fig. 7-28: Saving the 1:N configuration When the HMI starts up the associated "machine handlers" are automatically started, one after the other. © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved 7-262 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 263: Setting Up Functions

    Viewing machine events Time series (measurement series and variable monitors) Maintenance Viewing maintenance jobs Fault services Requesting help in the event of a fault © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved A-263 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 264: Organizational Tasks

    Client-server communication Synchronization times Offline synchronization Monitoring ePS services Organizational tasks Viewing and acknowledging maintenance jobs Viewing acknowledging service case help requests © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved A-264 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 265: Statistics/export

    Machines: Editing master data for the selected machine Organizational data Download areas Personal settings Changing the password Data protection guidelines Resetting filter and search settings © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved A-265 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 266: Management

    / Process responsible organization Delete maintenance schedule Copy maintenance schedule Edit maintenance job scheduling / Edit responsible organization / Edit info display © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved A-266 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 267 Control monitor: Viewing notification limitation Control monitor: Changing notification limitation Control monitor: Viewing configuration PLC trace/trigger blocks Control monitor: Change configuration PLC trace/trigger blocks © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved A-267 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 268: A.3 References

    A.3 References /R1/ ePS Network Services installation instructions /R2/ Base software and HMI Advanced Commissioning Manual /R3/ Description of Teleservice Session Types © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved A-268 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 269 Record/upload PLC trace....3-140 Limit value..........2-43 Trigger variable monitor ....3-145 Upload files ........3-138 Upload HMI action log..... 3-139 Upload machine data ...... 3-140 © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved I-269 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 270 Parameters ........... 2-43 Synchronizing PDF documents........3-85 Machine ........... 7-244 PLC data blocks ........2-33 PLC feedback ......3-147, 3-151 PLC settings ........3-148 © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved I-270 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 271 Users ..........6-217 Variable monitor ....2-34, 2-47, 3-85 Workflow action ......2-24, 3-135 Creating a maintenance job .... 3-136 Notifying persons ......3-135 © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved I-271 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 272 I Index 12/2008 © Siemens AG 2008 All Rights Reserved I-272 ePS Network Services, Function Manual (FH) - Release 12/2008...
  • Page 273 Siemens AG For Publication/Manual: SINUMERIK 840Di sl/840D sl I DT MC MS 1 SINUMERIK 840Di/840D P.O. Box 3180 SIMATIC S7-300/S7-400 ePS Network Services Function Manual 91050 ERLANGEN, GERMANY Release 12/2008 Fax: +49 (0) 9131 98 - 2176 [Documentation] Manufacturer Documentation...
  • Page 274 This document will be continuously improved with regard to its quality and ease of use. Please help us with this task by sending your comments and suggestions for improvement via e-mail or fax to: E-mail: mailto:docu.motioncontrol@siemens.com Fax: +49 (0) 9131 98 - 2176 Please use the fax form on the back of this page.

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