PROFINET Test Bundle
The PROFINET Test Bundle supports the development of PROFINET interfaces for field devices and controllers. It can be used as a means for preparation of the mandatory certification for PROFINET devices.
This bundle contains
Security Level 1 Tester,
Test Specification PN devices,
all PN relevant Guidelines,
Test cases for all RT-/IRT-/Security Level 1- tests,
GSDML specification and
The goal of this test system is to have all the necessary documents and test systems for RT and IRT and Security Level 1 (NetLoad) combined in one bundle with all the electronic test cases to be performed during a certification test.
Version 2023-08-25 (V2.44.1)
This Test Bundle V2.44.1 Release shall be used for certification test of a device and/or a controller of Conformance Classes A and B and a device of Conformance Class C. Device certification is fully based on Embedded Test System (ETS).
It has also integrated latest state of PA Profile 4 and APL for devices certification.
Conformance Class D is in preparation. Additionally to the official test bundle, a separate bundle with the pilot version for PROFINET with TSN and all other latest developements is available. This allows developers to gain early experience with the new system and technologies. You will find the pilot version here:
This document describes the situation about special behaviors of some devices that are accepted in an interim period and are not accepted in later versions any more. This document may be updated when new such behaviors are detected or tests are updated.
Expected timelines for test bundles
BOT (Begin Of Test) V2.43: August 17, 2022
EOT (End Of Test) V2.43: November 30, 2023
BOT (Begin Of Test) V2.44: August 25, 2023
EOT (End Of Test) V2.44: October 31, 2024*
* Expected, but not yet decided! Shifts in planning and timeline will be communicated here
The Readme of the PROFINET Test Bundle is downloadable for everyone here:
For support or feedback, please contact PN-TS-Support(at)oth-aw(dot)de