This view is used for identification/diagnostics as well as online parameter assignment of the process devices.
With integrated LifeList, SIMATIC PDM offers comprehensive identification, diagnostic and parameter assignment functions:
Scanning of PROFIBUS networks with or without diagnostics of the connected field devices
Handheld functionality for HART field devices
Parameter assignment of field devices from the LifeList
Export of LifeList to projects (stand-alone version)
Diagnostics of connected field devices with symbolic representation of the diagnostic status
Display of address and TAG names
Device status including detail diagnostics
Manufacturer and device type
Hardware and software product version
Here, you can display, modify and save the parameters of a selected process device. Communication to the device is also established in this view. The parameter view is started with a double-click on a process device in one of the other views.