View Only Control Builder Access


Is there a way to only allow very basic control builder functionality to users? Basically, I would only like to allow certain users to be online with the controllers to view logic live, but I don't want any ability to reserve, make changes, etc. until they have some sort of formal internal training.

Thanks in advance for any tips/suggestions.

We are using 800xA 5.1 FP4 revE, Control Builder M.



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asked 12 days ago




You can password protect your applications,CM Types, FBD types, diagram types and data types.

Refer to manual(Page 158 onwards):

System 800xA Control 6.0 AC 800M Configuration (3BSE035980-600)

Functionality is also available in SV 5.1.

Hope this will serve your purpose.


answered 12 days ago


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Hi,you can disable the download option for Application to controller from a specific station in which the user is always accesing.Follow the below steps to do this.

Open CBM-->Goto Tools-->Setup-->Station-->Application Download-->Disable the Download option.See the attached Image.By this option they are allowed to go online mode only.Not able to download from the Particular station.

And Already Dash has mentioned that By protecting password for the application users cannot allowed to change the logic.


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