General questions

Set up S7 connection in TIA portal

In the device and network overview you are able to setup network connection between the devices in your project. After choosing a connection type you can set all needed parameters in the properties area.

Choose the device and network overview to show all configured devices of your project.


  1. Press connections
  2. Choose S7 connection

Specified connection:
Choose an interface of your device and drag and drop the connection line to the interface of the 2nd device.

Unspecified connection:
Pull away the connection line from your device by holding the left button of your mouse and drop them back into the same interface.

∫ = Symbol must appear

Double click the left button of your mouse, inside of the Ethernet interface that the S7 connection will be generated.

Mark the S7 connection

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