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High Availability for PROFINET Guideline



High availability is one of the most important requirements in industrial automation systems, as well in factory and process automation. High availability in automation systems reduces the production failures. To accomplish this, different aspects are possible, system and media redundancy. With system redundancy and dynamic reconfiguration an additional aspect of flexibility in high available automation systems has been given. This document describes the usage of PROFINET to build up a system with redundant PN controllers and single or redundant PN devices, called PROFINET System Redundancy (PROFINET SR).

Version 1.0
Order No: 7.242
Language: English


New Draft:

Version: Draft 1.1
Order No.: 7.242
Language: English


This draft is published for testing and review only. It must not be used for development purposes.

Comments to be submitted to, until September 30, 2019.



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27/06/2018 PN-High-Availability-7242-V10-May18.pdf pdf 2 MB
28/06/2019 PN-High-Availability-7242-d11-Jun19.pdf pdf 2 MB
28/06/2019 Diff-PN-High-Availability-7242-d11-to-V10.pdf pdf 11 MB

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