Siemens: How to assign a PROFINET Device Name in TIA Portal

This video provides a step-by-step example of how to assign a PROFINET device name to a PROFINET IO device through the “Devices & networks” editor in TIA Portal. In PROFINET communications, a correctly configured device name for a PROFINET IO device is imperative for data exchange with the PROFINET IO controller (the PLC).

Josh Fitzpatrick is an application engineer for AWC, Inc. in the Houston, TX office. With over 7 years of experience in industrial automation, he is a Certified Siemens Technology Specialist for Factory Automation, is certified in Siemens S120 variable frequency drives (VFDs), and is a licensed journeyman electrician in the state of Texas.

Josh Fitzpatrick

App Engineer/
Tech Support

Josh Fitzpatrick

App Engineer/
Tech Support

Josh Fitzpatrick is an application engineer for AWC, Inc. in the Houston, TX office. With over 7 years of experience in industrial automation, he is a Certified Siemens Technology Specialist for Factory Automation, is certified in Siemens S120 variable frequency drives (VFDs), and is a licensed journeyman electrician in the state of Texas.
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