Configure a LOGO! 8 Connection


The Automation Portal Siemens LOGO driver supports connecting with the Siemens LOGO 0BA8 BM. The step-by-step instructions below show the user how to establish a connection between Automation Portal Historian and a Siemens LOGO 0BA8 Basic Module using LOGO! Soft Comfort v.8.


Step 1: First start Siemens LOGO! Soft Comfort and open an existing LOGO project. Make sure that the LAN properties are already configured and that the LOGO is connectable via LAN. Write down the LOGO IP address as we will need it later on.

Step 2: Open Automation Portal Historian and click the Add New Connection icon.

Historian: Add New Connection

Step 3: Fill in the General parameters, make sure the Connection Name is unique.

Historian: Add New Connection General Parameters

Step 4: Now open the Connection tab. In the Connection tab, enter the IP address of the LOGO! device in the IP Address field. Select LOGO 0BA8 from the LOGO Type combobox.

Historian: Add New Connection Connection Parameters

Step 5: Finally, click Save to save the configured Siemens LOGO! 8 connection. At this point, tags can be added for this connection.