Configuration of field devices on a network

Configuration of field devices on a network

  • CN 101,960,417 B
  • Filed: 02/24/2009
  • Issued: 07/22/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/05/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. , to the method that the field apparatus on network is installed and configured, described method comprises:

  • Configuration tool is utilized to be configured field apparatus, wherein configuration tool provides configuration data by a series of message to each field apparatus, each message comprises the independent configuration data for one of field apparatus, configuration data by described a series of message sink, for configuring multiple functional block and the transducer block of each field apparatus, is wherein stored in the configuration territory of field apparatus as configuration data blocks by configuration data;

    Automatic configuration device ACD is connected to network;

    Configuration tool is removed from network;

    Upload the configuration data blocks stored in the configuration territory of each field apparatus from each multiple field apparatus to ACD, described configuration data blocks represents the configuration for field apparatus each in multiple field apparatus;

    The configuration data blocks uploaded from each field apparatus is stored in the network configuration territory of ACD;

    AndIf the field device type of one of described multiple field device configurations that the field device type of field apparatus new on network and ACD store is identical, then download one of configuration stored from ACD to described new field apparatus.

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