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GSDML Specification for PROFINET
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Since the PROFINET concept is enhanced to cover distributed IO also for PROFINET IO devices a description method is needed. Because the device model of PROFINET devices is based on the PROFIBUS model it makes sense to build one description method for both systems.
Because the changes of the device model for PROFINET are considerable it seems advisable to use a more powerful description method compared to the keyword based one.
It suggests itself to use XML as new language for the device description because XML implies many advantages.
As new name for the XML based description of PROFIBUS and PROFINET Devices GSDML was defined. The acronym stands for General Station Description Markup Language.


Major changes to V2.32 are:

  • Reporting System
  • Asset Management
  • Additions for PROFIenergy Profile V1.2


GSDML V2.33 matches PROFINET IO Standard V2.3 Ed.2 MU3.


Version: 2.33
Order No.: 2.352
Language: English


New Draft 2.34
Order No.: 2.352
Language: English


This draft is published for testing and review only.
It must not be used for development purposes.
Comments to be submitted to,
until August 21, 2017.

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