This document covers the installation and configuration procedures for the Connect Software application. It presents the basic set of options to install and customize the product for a specific customer site or application.

This document provides instructions on how to install the Connect Software on physical machines and how to onboard it to the cloud, using the Devices Application.

The Connect Software can be installed on physical machines running Windows operating system and offers cloud connectivity for sites or any size. It also allows to configure, install, and run edge applications.

For more information about minimum hardware and software requirements for the Connect Software refer to the Connect Software Product and Service Data Sheet (A6V13071627).

Target groups

The information in this document is intended for the following target groups:

System Engineers are responsible for planning and configuring a customer project. They provide the parameterization of products, devices, and systems and are responsible for general system troubleshooting. They have the appropriate training to their function and to the products, devices, and systems to be configured. They are familiar with the applied operating system(s) and the related network environment.

Field Engineers are responsible for commissioning at the customer site. They are trained in correspondence to their function, products, devices, and systems to be installed. They are trained with the applied operating system(s) and the related network environment. Field engineers are responsible for infrastructure troubleshooting (for example, hardware, communication, network, etc.).