How to Configure a PROFINET Network (Full Demonstration)

This video will show you how to configure a PROFINET network.

PROFINET controllers have an associated engineering tool to configure the network. Even though engineering tools vary across manufacturers, there is a standard process for configuration.

  • First, import the GSD file and configure the network in the Engineering Tool.
  • Second, configure the devices and download the system configuration into the Controller.
  • Finally, the Controller and Devices start automatic data exchange.

In this video, Hunter Harrington from the PROFI Interface Center, a PROFINET competence center, training center, and test lab, explains the configuration process step by step with a real example:

For more information on PROFINET and the configuration process, watch this free on-demand webinar:

How PROFINET Works? A Beginner’s Guide