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1. US20090234465 - Method for safely operating an automation technology field device

Office United States of America
Application Number 11886125
Application Date 14.03.2006
Publication Number 20090234465
Publication Date 17.09.2009
Publication Kind A1
IPC
G05B 15/00
GPHYSICS
05CONTROLLING; REGULATING
BCONTROL OR REGULATING SYSTEMS IN GENERAL; FUNCTIONAL ELEMENTS OF SUCH SYSTEMS; MONITORING OR TESTING ARRANGEMENTS FOR SUCH SYSTEMS OR ELEMENTS
15Systems controlled by a computer
Applicants Endress + Hauser Process Solutions AG
Inventors Korsten Klaus
Agents BACON &; THOMAS, PLLC
Title
(EN) Method for safely operating an automation technology field device
Abstract
(EN)

In a method for safe servicing of a field device of automation technology, wherein the field device is connectable with a service unit via a communication connection, following invocation of a device description file belonging to the field device, a security program associated with the device description file is executed. The safety program includes request for a user identifier. In accordance with the entered user identifier, certain device functionalities are enabled.