Building Control Structure with MB300 Uploader

in our 800xA 6.0.2 system there is a Cabinet object in the Location Structure and its name is by chance the same as the name of one of the PIDCONs in an AC450 controller. Every time I perform AC450 upload, the MB300 Uploader removes this PIDCON from the Control Structure and replaces it with the equally named Cabinet object from the Location Structure. Is it possible to change this behaviour? To keep existing objects in the Control Structure during upload, even though objects with the same name exist in other structures?

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asked 5 months ago



First off; this is a desired behaviour for some libraries that use the same AC450 Object Type (Ref Type) for more than one function, the ABB Drives librray comes to mind. I don't know if there is a way to modify this behaviour for an end user, but would you be able to work-around by modifying the Cabinet name in the Location structure by just adding some inconsequential character to the name, sucah as an underscore or a period, to make it unique?


answered 5 months ago


By apz on 9/8/2017 | Like (0) | Report

Yes, this is what I'm basically doing now - rename the cabinet, perform the AC450 upload and rename the cabinet back. Before modifying the name of the cabinet or the PIDCON permanently, I just wanted to know, if there is any option or setting which could solve my problém in more elegant way.
Thank you for your answer.

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