This blogpost is the fourth in a series of seven, inspired by the most frequently asked questions we receive regarding PROFINET.
If you have ever set up a PROFIBUS network, then setting up a PROFINET network is basically the same. If anything, it is likely easier than PROFIBUS since you do not have to worry about network segmentation, signal repeaters, or termination resistors. PROFINET is just Ethernet. With PROFINET there are no dip-switches to set, you simply assign a name to the device you are installing. The controller assigns the IP address. Configuration and parameterization of devices proceeds as it always has.
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