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This guideline describes the media redundancy solutions and basic mechanisms for PROFINET network setups in the field of automation applications. Only the PROFINET part of the PROFINET Media Redundancy will be described.
PROFINET provides two media redundancy solutions, namely the “Media Redundancy Protocol” (MRP) as non-seamless protocol, and the “Media Redundancy for Planned Duplication” (MRPD), as seamless media redundancy concept.
MRP is the basic redundancy protocol for PROFINET and must be applied when PROFINET network ring structures are in operation. MRP is sufficient for standard real-time PROFINET communication. MRPD is needed in addition when transferring fast isochronous real-time (IRT) PROFINET control data.
Version: Draft 0.9
Order No.: 7.212
This draft is published for testing and review only.
It must not be used for development purposes.
Comments to be submitted to www.profibus-project.com,
until February 07, 2017.