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Field Device Manager Product Summary and Features Sept 2008 Field Device Manager (FDM) Honeywell Proprietary and Confidential Last Modified: 16 January 2008, use through March 2008 (subject to change) 2 FDM Overview • Supports HART & Profibus device configuration and management tasks/functions • Uses a client-server architecture and communicates across networks • Handles large database of HART & Profibus devices from multiple network communication interfaces (Experion, MUX’s, Gateways, etc.) • Uses DDs & DTMs to create configuration templates • Uses live data from connected devices to establish database records and assign templates • Allows download of configurations from FDM to devices in the field Honeywell Proprietary and Confidential Last Modified: 16 January 2008, use through March 2008 (subject to change) 3 FDM Basic Features • Detects devices automatically and adds to the FDM database • Supports universal, common practice, device specific commands and Methods (all part of HART specs) • Support user management features – Creating users, login authentication, performing read/write security checks, and setting permission levels • Audit Trail logs pre-defined user actions, custom user actions, and some implicit actions, as well as allows filtering • Supports both on-line (real-time) and off-line configuration (without connection) • Allows importing and exporting of device data in several formats • Supports Experion HART I/O – Series C, 1756 Series A and PMIO – Configuration, method execution and monitoring in Experion – Pass-through data for configuration in FDM Honeywell Proprietary and Confidential Last Modified: 16 January 2008, use through March 2008 (subject to change) 4 FDM More Detailed Features (1/3) • Copy selected configuration values from one device to another • Import/export offline configuration and tags in CSV format into/from FDM • History feature to store or view device configuration history – XML, CSV, HTML, Documint & FDM formats • Compare configuration of two devices or with past history Honeywell Proprietary and Confidential Last Modified: 16 January 2008, use through March 2008 (subject to change) 5 FDM More Detailed Features (2/3) • Attach device-specific documents – Device Type level, Device Instance level, and System level • Filter devices using various criteria • MUX Monitoring functionality – Allows Experion PKS to access to device diagnostic information from devices connected to HART Multiplexer networks • Complete device configuration from Station displays, including DTMs Honeywell Proprietary and Confidential Last Modified: 16 January 2008, use through March 2008 (subject to change) 6 FDM More Detailed Features (3/3) • Automatic Experion Redundancy switchover – Transparent to Experion server switchover • Supports – HART 5.x and HART 6.x protocol. – EDDL (Electronic Device Description Language) – FDT-DTM for HART and Profibus devices – Windows® authentication and single sign-on – Integration with Experion Station – Profibus devices through Communication DTMs – Network communication interfaces for HART and Profibus through communication DTMs supplied by other device vendors – Configuration of HART Devices over Profibus network using the third party HART over Profibus gateway DTMs. – HART Valve Diagnostics via third party valve diagnostic applications through the FDM HART Multiplexer functionality Honeywell Proprietary and Confidential Last Modified: 16 January 2008, use through March 2008 (subject to change) 7 2 HART device Configuration 1 FDM Architecture Database RS-232 HART Modem FDM FDM (Client)

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