One of our favorite topics is tech tips. We provide at least one in every issue of PROFINEWS. If you are a subscriber, you have been kept up-to-date with tech tips. If you are not a subscriber, subscribe here. Then read on for a current list (and read PROFINEWS for new ones).
Since PROFINET uses TCP/IP (albeit not for real-time data), it needs an IP address. Read the more complete answer at the link above.
Whichever one you want. But there are pros and cons. Read them in this article.
Names are magic for PROFINET. Read all about them here.
PROFINET is a classy technology – so classy it took three tech tips to cover it. Start with this one.
More PROFINET class, this time for real-time data.
Did you surmise from the title that this tech tip is about redundancy? It is.
For our friends in IT (and they should be all of our friends), some help in understanding our end of Ethernet.
What screws up most PROFIBUS installations? Yes, terminators are frequently ill-done. Put the right things in the right places. Find out how in this tech tip.
Wait, star should be the right way. Read about doing it wrong here.
The most popular question about PROFIBUS answered comprehensively here.
For PROFINET and PROFIBUS:
Application profiles apply to both PROFINET and PROFIBUS. Think of them as objects.