Pro-Server EX Ver.1.3 Reference Manual

Thank you for purchasing the Data Management Software Pro-Server EX. This manual describes Pro-Server EX operation procedures and details for features.Please read this and all related manuals carefully in order to use this software properly.

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Safety Symbols and Terms
This manual uses the following symbols and terms to identify important information related to the correct and safe operation of Pro-Server EX. The symbols and the descriptions are as follows.

DANGER indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury.

WARNING indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, can result in death or serious injury.

CAUTION indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, can result in minor or moderate injury.

This display is used to address practices not related to physical injury.

General Information Symbols and Terms
This manual uses the following symbols and terms for general information.
Display Description
States precautions and restrictions that must be followed.
Provides hints on correct product use, or supplementary information.
Indicates an item with an explanatory footnote.
Indicates an item's related information.
Indicates an operation procedure.Follow the numbered steps.
This manual uses the following terms and acronyms in its descriptions.
Display Description
Pro-Studio EX System configuration software to manage Display units and devices/PLCs connected to the network. Use this software to create a network project file that manages information about the Display unit, device/PLC, and conditions for data collection.
Pro-Server EX Middleware that reads and writes data between the PC and either the Display unit or device/PLC, as defined in the network project file designed in Pro-Studio EX.
Display unit Pro-face touch panel display unit, WinGP, or Factory Gateway.
Node PC or Display unit registered in Pro-Studio EX to read and write data from a device/PLC.
WinGP Application that runs GP-Pro EX projects on PC/AT compatible machines or Pro-face industrial computers (PS Series, PE Series, and PL Series). Also refers to PC/AT compatible machines and Pro-face industrial computers with this application installed.
Device/PLC A device, such as a PLC, that connects to a Display unit
PLC Indicates Programable Logic Controllers
PC Indicates Personal Computer
GP Display unit
SRAM Backup memory on the Display unit
About substitution
This manual describes how to use and set up the GP3000 series. If you use models other than the GP3000 series, references to "display unit" and "GP" apply to the model you use.
For models that support an SD card or CFast card, references to "CF"/"CF Card" apply to the memory card you are using.
Make sure to check Supported Features in this manual, because available functions vary depending on the model.
Refer to the following sections for the system configuration used to explain the operations and features.
Global Code
A global code is assigned to every Pro-face product as a universal model number. For more information on product models and their matching global codes, please refer to the following URL.

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