Is it possible to change name of VMT_Controller _1 in AC800HI controller application

IN our plant we saw that the VMT_Controller_1 name is changed to VMT_P30 where (P30) is controller name.

We are adding new controller to the network. When i tried to change the name it says that ' The application or Library is locked by a password'- This 800xA603 version.

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Basically, if you remove (delete) the VMT application and just do a dummy compilation, the VMT application is created with the controller name appended to it. Thats how VMT_P30 might have been created. So if you can change your controller name, then you can create the VMT application name like wise by removing the VMT application connected and do a dummy compilation.


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By nokrman on 2/1/2018 | Like (0) | Report

Thanks for suggestion. Thats helped

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