Siemens S7 Ethernet Channel Tag

Introduction

The Siemens S7 Ethernet Channel Tag Channel Tag Icon provides a TCP/IP SCADA/HMI communication channel to a Siemens S7 PLC.

The channel supports direct connection to the Ethernet port on S7-1200 PLCs.

For S7-200, S7-300 and S7-400 PLCs, the channel supports these Ethernet modules:

S7-200S7-300S7-400
6GK7 243-1EX00-0XE0
6GK7 243-1EX01-0XE0
6GK7 243-1GX00-0XE0
6GK7 343-1CX00-0XE0
6GK7 343-1CX10-0XE0
6GK7 343-1EX11-0XE0
6GK7 343-1EX20-0XE0
6GK7 343-1EX21-0XE0
6GK7 343-1EX30-0XE0
6GK7 343-1GX00-0XE0
6GK7 343-1GX11-0XE0
6GK7 343-1GX20-0XE0
6GK7 343-1GX30-0XE0
6GK7 343-1GX31-0XE0
6GK7 443-1EX20-0XE0
6GK7 443-1EX30-0XE0
6GK7 443-1GX00-0XE0
6GK7 443-1GX11-0XE0
6GK7 443-1GX20-0XE0

Configuration Properties

The Siemens S7 Ethernet Channel Tag supports the properties of the Siemens S7 Channel Tag plus these properties:

Property Type Version Description
Host WSTRING 1.4 The IP address or node name of the ethernet module. For example '192.168.1.1'
Port WSTRING 1.4 The TCP Port number to connect to. For example '102'.

Tag Commands

The Siemens S7 Ethernet Channel Tag supports the tag commands of the Siemens S7 Channel Tag.

Relationships to Other Tag Types

The Siemens S7 Ethernet Channel Tag builds on the features of these tag types:

Further Information

Siemens S7 Driver

For information on the Siemens S7 Driver.

Ethernet connection to an S7-200 PLC

To learn about connecting Fernhill SCADA to an S7-200 PLC.

Ethernet connection to an S7-300 or S7-400 PLC

To learn about connecting Fernhill SCADA to an S7-300 or S7-400 PLC.

Alarm Handling

To learn about alarm management.

Glossary

For the meaning of terms used in Fernhill SCADA.