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The PROFINET PA Profile Test Bundle supports the development of PROFINET PA field devices. It can be used as a means of supplementary preparation for the mandatory certification for PROFINET devices with supported PA profile V 4.02MU1.

The official PROFINET Test Bundles retains its validity, this is just an addition.
Each device must have passed the official PROFINET tests with the manufacturer instance before.


This bundle contains:

  • RT-Tester (ART),
  • Test cases for the PA Profile test.

The following test cases for the PA Profile test are included:

  • General:
    • AdressingMapping
    • ParameterAttributes
    • Startup
    • Physical Block
    • Diagnosis
    • Manual
  • Block specific test cases
    • Analog Input FB
    • Analog Output FB
    • Binary Input FB
    • Binary Output FB
    • Enumerated Output FB
    • Totalizer FB
    • Flow TB
    • Level TB
    • Temperature TB
    • Pressure TB

Test cases for the other block types are under development and will be published at a later time.

The necessary Profile GSD files can be downloaded from the PI website (GSDML-V2.43-PA_Profile_V4.02-*-20230217.xml).

Version 2023-02-24 (V2.43.3.3)

This Test Bundle V2.43.3.3 PA Release shall be used for PA Profile certification tests.

This is an addition to the tests of PROFINET Testbundle Version 2022-07-28 (V2.43.1)


Expected timelines for test bundles


BOT (Begin Of Test)  V2.43:      February 24, 2023

EOT (End Of Test)     V2.43:       August 25, 2023*

* This bundle is in the phase out, please refer to for latets official version.

For support or feedback, please contact PN-TS-Support(at)oth-aw(dot)de

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# Date Filename Type Size
28/02/2023 zip 189 MB
28/02/2023 Readme_V2.43.3.3_PA_.pdf pdf 185 KB

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