Siemens TIA Portal V17 Features and Benefits

Posted by Electro-Matic on Dec 15, 2021


Siemens TIA Portal v17 Features and Benefits. Are you up to date?

Siemens TIA Portal v17: Features and Benefits. Let us help make sure you are up to date!

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Download the latest information on the new TIA Portal V17! This guide will introduce the new features, benefits and include success stories. Below are just a handful of highlights of what this guide will provide:

Simple development and maintenance of library types

  • New filter functions for Project Library and Global Libraries
  • Changes to logic in control program and changes to comments do not require version adjustment of dependent types
  • Changes to the behavior of the type versions
    • The highest type version is no longer leading for library actions
    • The user can define a "default" type version for  library types
    • The library versions (e.g. update, …) are executed on the "default" version
  • Rapid overview of the status of the library by means of a status indicator
  • Simple update of selected types using the Global Libraries

Compilation of Global Libraries

  • A new version is created on import of the compiled types

Extended functions on creation of master copies

  • The folder structures are retained on creation of master copies

Security by default / Secure PG/HMI communication

  • Use of TLS (Transport Layer Security) with certificates to enable secure PG/PC and HMI communication with S7-1200 and S7-1500 CPUs
  • New Protection of confidential PLC configuration data 
  • These security features for new PLCs are activated by default
  • Security wizard to assist with configuration of secure communication and protection features of new PLCs

Success Stories

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If you are not up to date or not sure you are up to date, we want to help! Contact your account manager to verify if you are ready for v17.

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