Upgrading to CitectSCADA v7.20
To upgrade an existing project to v7.20 from v6.x, perform each of the
You do not need to carry out these procedures if
you are upgrading from v7.0 or v7.10 to v7.20.
- Upgrade CTAPI
Verify that CTAPI applications are upgraded before upgrading and
running any CitectSCADA
- Configure I/O Devices
Before upgrading, verify that I/O Devices are configured as
necessary to run in the project.
- Run the Citect Installer
The installer will lead you through a number of steps until the
installation is complete.
- Launch CitectSCADA
An automatic upgrade of your projects will occur when you initially
the Migration Tool
The automatic update that occurs when you initially launch
CitectSCADA does not fully
upgrade your projects, as such it needs to be followed by running
the Migration Tool.
- Define Clusters
Clusters can now be defined. The project needs to be configured to
use at least one cluster.
- Configure Network
The network addresses and ports of the computers to be used as
servers are now defined in the project.
- Configure Servers
The Alarm, Report, Trend, and I/O Servers are now defined in the
- Configure Tags to Use
Alarms, reports, trends, SPC tags, and accumulators can now be
configured to run in a specific cluster.
- Configuring Multiple Monitor
You may need to check whether a custom configuration
operates correctly in a multiple-monitor environment.
- Compile the Project
Once you have configured your project, compile it and verify that
there are no errors.
- Run the Computer Setup
Run the Computer Setup Wizard for each computer running the
project. At each stage of the Wizard, configure the appropriate
settings for that computer.
Note: If you are running version 5.5,
verify that you upgrade your projects to version 6.x before
upgrading to v7.x.