Welcome to the new Schneider Electric Community

It's your place to connect with experts and peers, get continuous support, and share knowledge.

  • Explore the new navigation for even easier access to your community.
  • Bookmark and use our new, easy-to-remember address (community.se.com).
  • Get ready for more content and an improved experience.

Contact SchneiderCommunity.Support@se.com if you have any questions.

Invite a Co-worker
Send a co-worker an invite to the Exchange portal.Just enter their email address and we’ll connect them to register. After joining, they will belong to the same company.
Send Invite Cancel

NEW: Discover the release of EcoStruxure Machine Expert - HVAC v1.2.1

Industry Automation and Control Forum

This forum is addressing industrial automation design & engineering, operations, asset performance, cyber security and digital transformation for Plants & Machines.

Administrator Administrator

NEW: Discover the release of EcoStruxure Machine Expert - HVAC v1.2.1

The new version of the Modicon M171/M172 programming software introduces several improvements in particular related to cybersecurity in accordance to Schneider Electric global strategy.


Improved cybersecurity

Implementation of cybersecurity best practices adoption to force user to change web password at first access and manage the unsecure protocols Modbus/TCP, FTP and Bacnet now disabled by default.


Improved programming experience with more functionalities:

  • Target Real Time Clock alignment during Download All
  • Variable export functions for Schneider Electric HMI programming software Ecostruxure Operator Machine Expert
  • Live debug function for ST language
  • Support for direct bit access
  • Optimization of watch windows
  • Support for dynamic array bound using a symbolic constant
  • POU can be saved into separate files to facilitate the integration with version control systems
  • Zoom function in Programming Editor


Firmware updates:

New features in Modicon M172 (Firmware Msk 596.10 and Msk 668.10)

  • Increased number of Modbus TCP Client from 3 to 8
  • Modbus TCP / BACnet IP / FTP are disabled by default which need therefore to be manually enabled.
  • Increased number of registers from 16 to 20 for the following Modbus on event functions
  • Introduced new Target variables to count the number of Modbus message received on the related serial port
  • Improvement of sysUART Target functions


New features in TM171VEV EEVD valve driver (Firmware Msk 589.20)

  • Implemented Unipolar Valves driving for Parker-Sporlan CEV models





Rodrigo G. 

Industrial Automation Community manager

Tags (1)