How to Update Your Siemens Simatic WinCC v7.0 SP3 with the Latest Patches
If you are using Siemens Simatic WinCC v7.0 SP3, a powerful SCADA system for monitoring automated processes, you might want to update it with the latest patches to ensure optimal performance and security. In this article, we will show you how to update your WinCC v7.0 SP3 with Update 1 and Update 2, which are available as data carriers without license[^1^]. You can use these updates only in connection with a valid license for WinCC RT/RC[^1^].
What are Update 1 and Update 2 for WinCC v7.0 SP3?
Update 1 and Update 2 are cumulative updates that contain bug fixes and improvements for WinCC v7.0 SP3. They also include new features and enhancements, such as:
Support for Windows Server 2019 and Windows 10 version 1809[^3^]
Support for SIMATIC IPCs with Intel Coffee Lake processors[^3^]
Support for SIMATIC HMI Comfort Panels with firmware version 16[^3^]
Improved Web Navigator functionality and security[^3^]
Improved DataMonitor functionality and usability[^3^]
Improved Connectivity Pack/Station functionality and compatibility[^3^]
You can find more details about the contents of Update 1 and Update 2 in the respective readme files that are included in the data carriers.
How to Update Your WinCC v7.0 SP3 with Update 1 and Update 2?
To update your WinCC v7.0 SP3 with Update 1 and Update 2, you need to follow these steps:
Make sure you have a valid license for WinCC RT/RC. You can check your license status in the Automation License Manager (ALM) tool.
Make sure you have a backup of your WinCC project and configuration files.
Insert the data carrier for Update 1 into your computer or network drive.
Run the setup.exe file from the data carrier and follow the instructions on the screen.
Restart your computer or server after the installation is complete.
Repeat steps 3 to 5 for Update 2.
You can also download the updates from the Siemens Industry Online Support website[^2^], but you need to register and log in first.
Updating your WinCC v7.0 SP3 with Update 1 and Update 2 is a simple and recommended process that can improve your system's functionality and security. You can order the updates as data carriers without license from Siemens or download them from their online support website. You need to have a valid license for WinCC RT/RC to use these updates.
We hope this article was helpful for you. If you have any questions or feedback, please leave a comment below.
What are the Benefits of WinCC Options?
WinCC options are additional software packages that extend the functionality and scalability of WinCC basic system. They are designed to meet the specific needs and requirements of different industries and applications. By using WinCC options, you can benefit from:
Increased efficiency and flexibility in engineering and operation
Enhanced performance and reliability of your system
Improved integration and interoperability with other systems and devices
Reduced costs and risks of maintenance and updates
WinCC options are developed in the context of WinCC and are supported by the technical advisory service and the central hotline. You can order WinCC options from Siemens or download them from their online support website.
What are Some Examples of WinCC Options?
There are many WinCC options available for different purposes and scenarios. Here are some examples of WinCC options:
WinCC/Redundancy: This option enables you to set up a redundant pair of servers for high availability and data security[^1^].
WinCC/WebNavigator: This option allows you to access your WinCC system via web browsers on any device, such as PCs, tablets, or smartphones[^1^]. You can also use the diagnostic client to monitor and troubleshoot your system remotely[^2^].
WinCC/SES: This option is designed for sequence control of recipe- and sequence-based processes, such as mixing processes in the food and beverage production[^1^]. You can use predefined visualization templates and function blocks to create your sequences easily.
WinCC/TeleControl: This option enables you to connect remote stations to your WinCC system via various communication channels, such as GSM, GPRS, or radio[^2^]. You can monitor and control your distributed plants from a central location.
WinCC/3D Control: This option allows you to display your own 3D scenes in WinCC Runtime, WebUX, and WebNavigator[^3^]. You can move, rotate, or zoom in the displayed 3D models and change camera position, rotation, and zoom via script.
You can find more information about WinCC options on the Siemens website[^1^] [^3^] or in the product catalog[^2^]. 0efd9a6b88