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by benja_m
16 Jan 2024, 11:08
Forum: PROFINET Technology
Topic: GSDML vs. GSDX file
Replies: 8
Views: 4170

by benja_m
10 Jan 2024, 10:30
Forum: PROFINET Test & Certification
Topic: Unexpected LLDP frame from "PROFIBUS" TLV?
Replies: 5
Views: 4650

Re: Unexpected LLDP frame from "PROFIBUS" TLV?

Hello Profinet experts, currently I'm working with a certification tool from ODVA (CT20) to test our Ethernet/IP device. Unforunately it raises an error "Received LLDP frame from unexpected Source MAC Address: 00:0a:cd:2c:ed:aa". I examined this LLDP frame with Wireshark and see some inte...
by benja_m
09 Jan 2024, 14:38
Forum: PROFINET Implementation
Topic: Profinet as a software solution
Replies: 7
Views: 8817

Re: Re:

Is the pi profinet-community-stack a suitable start point for creating a client software implementation on Windows PC? I advise you not to go that way unless you are very experienced with Profinet. The Community Stack is only a pure Protocol stack without dedicated APIs for the application and only...
by benja_m
10 Oct 2023, 13:16
Forum: PROFINET Implementation
Topic: Testing in early development phase
Replies: 5
Views: 8270

Is there a PC-based Profinet master simulator available, or is it preferable to use an HW CPU for this purpose ?​ There are PC based implementations available but i personally do not have experience with it. I am aware of https://profinetcommander.com/ and https://www.codesys.com/ but there may be ...
by benja_m
10 Oct 2023, 07:59
Forum: PROFINET Test & Certification
Topic: Profinet certification
Replies: 9
Views: 7948

Re: Profinet certification

Cutter12 wrote: 09 Oct 2023, 16:32 Are there any testing tools available to prepare the device for certification testing ?​

The same tools used by the testlab are available for free to all PI members. You can find the bundle containing the tool here: https://www.profibus.com/download/profinet-test-bundle
by benja_m
10 Oct 2023, 07:58
Forum: PROFINET Test & Certification
Topic: Required hardware for the certification tests
Replies: 1
Views: 5910

What hardware is required for the certification tests (test bundle) to independently test the device before sending it to the certification lab ?​ This is stated in the test specification. You can find it here https://www.profibus.com/download/profinet-test-specification or as part of the test bund...
by benja_m
09 Oct 2023, 13:19
Forum: PROFINET Implementation
Topic: Memory footprint
Replies: 1
Views: 6667

What is the memory size or footprint of the Profinet RT stack ?​ There is no "the Profinet RT stack". The memory footprint varies between different implementations and their capabilities. There are implementations available which have a very small footprint but may lack some features or s...
by benja_m
09 Oct 2023, 09:24
Forum: PROFINET Test & Certification
Topic: Profinet certification
Replies: 9
Views: 7948

What is the entire procedure for obtaining a PROFINET certificate ? In-house pretest your device with the Profinet test bundle Find a testlab that performthe actual certification test and pass the tests Once positive test report from testlab exists, apply for the certificate at PI central office
by benja_m
09 Oct 2023, 09:18
Forum: PROFINET Implementation
Topic: Testing in early development phase
Replies: 5
Views: 8270

During the early development phase, what is the most effective approach to test the interoperation between the Master and Slave (device) ?​ I propose to use a real-world engineering system and matching PLC, e.g. Siemens TIA Portal and a matching Siemens Profinet PLC. Depending on the effort and amo...
by benja_m
09 Oct 2023, 09:11
Forum: PROFINET Implementation
Topic: Profinet as a software solution
Replies: 7
Views: 8817

Is the pi profinet-community-stack a suitable start point for creating a client software implementation on Windows PC? I advise you not to go that way unless you are very experienced with Profinet. The Community Stack is only a pure Protocol stack without dedicated APIs for the application and only...
by benja_m
06 Oct 2023, 09:34
Forum: PROFINET Implementation
Topic: Profinet as a software solution
Replies: 7
Views: 8817

Is it possible to add Profinet to my device using a software solution ?​ Yes, it is possible. There are some vendors available offering such software-only solutions. Depending on hardware capabilities, you may have some limitations such as not reaching the highest specified netload class not reachi...
by benja_m
06 Oct 2023, 09:29
Forum: PROFINET Test & Certification
Topic: Profinet standard releases
Replies: 1
Views: 5995

Sarah_Zhang wrote: 04 Oct 2023, 10:44 What is the frequency or release schedule for new Profinet standard versions ?​
Typically, there is a yearly maintenance update of the basic Profinet specifications.