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Password protection to avoid upload from M100/M200 PLCs.

Password Protecting an Application:

SoMachine Basic allows an application stored in the logic controller to be protected with a password. This password controls uploading of the application from the logic controller into a SoMachine Basic project.
Follow these steps to password protect an application:
Step Action
1 Display the Properties tab and click Project Properties → Application Protection.
2 Choose the level of application protection:
  • Select Active and leave Password blank to disable application upload from the logic controller to the PC.
  • Select Active and type the same password in the Password and Confirmation fields to password protect the application. You must then enter this password when prompted before uploading the application from the logic controller to the PC.
3 Click Apply.

Removing Password Protection from an Application

Follow these steps to remove password protection from an application:
Step Action
1 Display the Properties tab and click Project Properties → Application Protection.
2 Select the Inactive option.
3 Click Apply.
NOTE: If prompted to provide the current password before the Inactive option applies successfully, type the password and click Apply.
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