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How can remote PI server will work/connect with site control system(PLC+HMI)?

Question asked by Houyi2017 on Oct 25, 2017
Latest reply on Oct 25, 2017 by sraposo

There are some control systems that PLC integrated with Touch panel on site.  A PI server has been located in remote where far away from this site.  The main requirement that collect and stoarge site's control system in PI server. In such case,  can we say the function will work when the communication cable is provided for site's control system and PI, or additional software or tool shall be provided for the site's control system or the PI serevr.



Site's control system specifiction as following:


Siemens Touch panel 15":  IPC477D

Order No: 6AV7240-3BC04-0HE0

Interface: 2*Gigabit Ethernet(IE/PN), one RS232 ,Without PCle

Operting sytem: Windows Embedded Standard 7 SP1. english


Siemens PLC: S7-1512SP-1

Order No: 6ES7 512-1DK00-0AB0