Field Device Integration (FDI) - Part 4: FDI Packages

IEC 62769-4:2021 is available as IEC 62769-4:2021 RLV which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.
IEC 62769-4:2021 specifies the FDI Packages. The overall FDI architecture is illustrated in Figure 1. The architectural components that are within the scope of this document have been highlighted in Figure 1.

Intégration des appareils de terrain (FDI) - Partie 4: Paquetages FDI

IEC 62769-4:2021 est disponible sous forme de IEC 62769-4:2021 RLV qui contient la Norme internationale et sa version Redline, illustrant les modifications du contenu technique depuis l'édition précédente .
L'IEC 62769-4:2021 spécifie les Paquetages FDI. L'architecture FDI complète est représentée à la Figure 1. Les composants architecturaux qui relèvent du domaine d'application du présent document ont été mis en évidence dans la Figure 1.

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CONTENTS

FOREWORD ........................................................................................................................... 7

INTRODUCTION ..................................................................................................................... 9

1 Scope ............................................................................................................................ 10

2 Normative references .................................................................................................... 10

3 Terms, definitions, abbreviated terms and conventions .................................................. 11

3.1 Terms and definitions ............................................................................................ 11

3.2 Abbreviated terms ................................................................................................. 12

3.3 Conventions .......................................................................................................... 12

4 FDI Package Model ....................................................................................................... 12

4.1 Overview............................................................................................................... 12

4.2 FDI Package Elements .......................................................................................... 14

4.2.1 Package Catalog ........................................................................................... 14

4.2.2 Electronic Device Description ........................................................................ 14

4.2.3 User Interface Plug-in .................................................................................... 14

4.2.4 Attachment .................................................................................................... 16

4.3 FDI Package Types ............................................................................................... 16

4.3.1 FDI Device Package ...................................................................................... 16

4.3.2 FDI Communication Package ......................................................................... 17

4.3.3 FDI UIP Package ........................................................................................... 18

4.3.4 FDI Profile Package ....................................................................................... 18

5 FDI Package implementation ......................................................................................... 20

5.1 Packaging technology ........................................................................................... 20

5.2 Use of Open Packaging Conventions .................................................................... 20

5.2.1 Unknown parts ............................................................................................... 20

5.2.2 Invalid parts ................................................................................................... 20

5.2.3 Unknown relationships ................................................................................... 20

5.2.4 Interleaving.................................................................................................... 20

5.2.5 Core properties .............................................................................................. 20

5.2.6 Thumbnails .................................................................................................... 20

5.2.7 Digital signatures ........................................................................................... 20

5.3 FDI Package Parts ................................................................................................ 21

5.3.1 Package Catalog ........................................................................................... 21

5.3.2 Electronic Device Description ........................................................................ 22

5.3.3 User Interface Plug-in .................................................................................... 22

5.3.4 Attachments .................................................................................................. 25

6 FDI Package Versioning ................................................................................................ 27

6.1 Version scheme .................................................................................................... 27

6.2 Versioned elements .............................................................................................. 28

6.3 Version Hierarchy ................................................................................................. 28

6.4 UIP Compatibility .................................................................................................. 30

7 Digital Signatures and Registration Certificates ............................................................. 31

7.1 Signed Elements and Certification documents ....................................................... 31

7.2 Signing mechanism ............................................................................................... 32

7.3 FDI Package Originator, FDI Registration Authority............................................... 33

7.4 FDI Host behavior ................................................................................................. 33

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Annex A (normative) File name conventions ........................................................................ 34

A.1 Identification ......................................................................................................... 34

A.2 FDI Package filename convention ......................................................................... 34

Annex B (informative) FDI Package Creation ....................................................................... 35

B.1 General ................................................................................................................. 35

B.2 Tools and Components ......................................................................................... 35

B.3 Development ......................................................................................................... 35

Annex C (informative) FDI Package deployment .................................................................. 38

C.1 General ................................................................................................................. 38

C.2 Scenarios ............................................................................................................. 38

Annex D (informative) Example ............................................................................................ 41

D.1 General ................................................................................................................. 41

D.2 Open Packaging Conventions ............................................................................... 41

D.3 Creation and Handling of FDI Packages ................................................................ 44

D.4 FDI Device Package Example ............................................................................... 44

Annex E (normative) Schema ............................................................................................... 52

E.1 Target Namespace ................................................................................................ 52

E.2 Catalog ................................................................................................................. 52

E.3 ClassificationIdT ................................................................................................... 52

E.4 CommunicationProfileT ......................................................................................... 52

E.5 CommunicationRoleT ............................................................................................ 52

E.6 CommunicationServerT ......................................................................................... 53

E.7 DeviceTypeT ......................................................................................................... 53

E.8 FdiRegistrationCert ............................................................................................... 54

E.9 FdiRegistrationCertT ............................................................................................. 54

E.10 InterfaceT ............................................................................................................. 55

E.11 ListOfCommunicationProfilesT .............................................................................. 56

E.12 ListOfDeviceImagesT ............................................................................................ 57

E.13 ListOfDeviceTypesT .............................................................................................. 57

E.14 ListOfDocumentsT ................................................................................................ 57

E.15 ListOfInterfacesT .................................................................................................. 58

E.16 ListOfLocalizedStringsT ........................................................................................ 58

E.17 ListOfProtocolSupportFilesT ................................................................................. 58

E.18 ListOfRegDeviceTypesT ....................................................................................... 59

E.19 ListOfRegistrationsT ............................................................................................. 59

E.20 ListOfSupportedDeviceRevisionsT ........................................................................ 60

E.21 ListOfSupportedUipsT ........................................................................................... 60

E.22 ListOfUipVariantsT ................................................................................................ 60

E.23 LocalizedStringT ................................................................................................... 61

E.24 PackageT ............................................................................................................. 61

E.25 PackageTypeT ...................................................................................................... 62

E.26 PlatformT .............................................................................................................. 63

E.27 RegDeviceTypeT .................................................................................................. 63

E.28 RegistrationT ........................................................................................................ 64

E.29 RelationshipIdT ..................................................................................................... 64

E.30 String256T ............................................................................................................ 65

E.31 SupportedUipT ...................................................................................................... 65

E.32 UipCatalog ............................................................................................................ 65

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E.33 UipStyleT .............................................................................................................. 66

E.34 UipT ...................................................................................................................... 66

E.35 UipVariantT ........................................................................................................... 67

E.36 UuidT .................................................................................................................... 67

E.37 VersionSupportedT ............................................................................................... 68

E.38 VersionT ............................................................................................................... 68

Annex F (normative) Communication protocol specific profiles ............................................. 69

Annex G (informative) FDI Package life cycle use cases ...................................................... 70

G.1 New Device Type .................................................................................................. 70

G.2 Replacement of Device ......................................................................................... 70

G.3 Firmware enhancements ....................................................................................... 70

G.4 FDI Package life cycle polices .............................................................................. 71

G.5 FDI Package update ............................................................................................. 71

G.6 FDI Package upgrade ........................................................................................... 71

G.7 FDI Package replacement/exchange ..................................................................... 71

G.8 FDI Package uninstallation ................................................................................... 71

Annex H (normative) Health Status Method .......................................................................... 73

H.1 Background........................................................................................................... 73

H.2 Device Health Status model .................................................................................. 73

H.3 Standard EDD Method signature ........................................................................... 73

H.4 Performance considerations .................................................................................. 74

Annex I (normative) Modular devices ................................................................................... 75

I.1 Concept ................................................................................................................ 75

I.2 EDDL usage profile ............................................................................................... 75

I.3 Processing recommendations ............................................................................... 76

Annex J (normative) FDI Communication Packages for FDI Communication Server ............. 78

J.1 General ................................................................................................................. 78

J.2 Protocol Support File ............................................................................................ 78

J.3 CommunicationProfile definition ............................................................................ 78

J.4 Profile Device ....................................................................................................... 78

J.5 Protocol version information .................................................................................. 78

J.6 Associating a Package with an FDI Communication Server ................................... 78

J.7 Handling of Catalog elements ............................................................................... 78

J.8 Example................................................................................................................ 79

Annex K (normative) FDI Profile for EDDs ............................................................................ 80

K.1 Overview............................................................................................................... 80

K.2 Entry Point to Online handling ............................................................................... 80

K.3 Entry Point to Offline handling............................................................................... 80

K.4 Upload and Download ........................................................................................... 80

K.5 Initial Data Set ...................................................................................................... 80

K.6 Method GetHealthStatus ....................................................................................... 80

K.7 Actions ................................................................................................................. 80

K.8 Shared files .......................................................................................................... 81

Bibliography .......................................................................................................................... 82

Figure 1 – FDI architecture diagram ...................................................................................... 10

Figure 2 – FDI Package Model .............................................................................................. 13

Figure 3 – Architectural mapping .......................................................................................... 13

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Figure 4 – User Interface Plug-in Reference Model ............................................................... 15

Figure 5 – Multiple FDI Packages referencing a common UIP ............................................... 16

Figure 6 – FDI Device Package ............................................................................................. 17

Figure 7 – FDI Communication Package ............................................................................... 18

Figure 8 – FDI UIP Package ................................................................................................. 18

Figure 9 – FDI Profile Package ............................................................................................. 19

Figure 10 – Device Function and Parameter sets (type- and profile-specific) ........................ 19

Figure 11 – Catalog Element ................................................................................................. 21

Figure 12 – User Interface Plug-in ........................................................................................ 23

Figure 13 – UIP Catalog ....................................................................................................... 24

Figure 14 – FDI Registration Certificate ................................................................................ 27

Figure 15 – Version Hierarchy ............................................................................................... 29

Figure 16 – UIP Version Support concept ............................................................................. 31

Figure 17 – FDI Package signing .......................................................................................... 32

Figure B.1 – Tools used for FDI Package development ......................................................... 36

Figure D.1 – Parts and relationships in a package ................................................................ 41

Figure D.2 – Creating an FDI Package with the content files ................................................. 44

Figure D.3 – FDI Device Package Example ........................................................................... 45

Figure D.4 – User Interface Plug-in Example (fancytrend.uip) ............................................... 48

Figure I.1 – Modular device's package .................................................................................. 75

Table 1 – UIP Platform .......................................................................................................... 15

Table 2 – Package Catalog Part ............................................................................................ 21

Table 3 – EDD part ............................................................................................................... 22

Table 4 – User Interface Plug-in part .................................................................................... 23

Table 5 – UIP Catalog Part ................................................................................................... 24

Table 6 – UIP Variant Part .................................................................................................... 25

Table 7 – Image Part ............................................................................................................ 25

Table 8 – Documentation Part ............................................................................................... 26

Table 9 – Protocol Support File Part ..................................................................................... 26

Table 10 – FDI Registration Certificate Part .......................................................................... 26

Table 11 – Versioned Elements ............................................................................................ 28

Table 12 – Influence on FDI Package Version ....................................................................... 29

Table A.1 – FDI Package Naming Convention ....................................................................... 34

Table D.1 – Examples of standard MIME media types that can be used in FDI

packages .............................................................................................................................. 43

Table D.2 – Examples of FDI custom MIME media types that can be used in FDI

Packages .............................................................................................................................. 43

Table E.1 – Enumerations of CommunicationRoleT ............................................................... 53

Table E.2 – Elements of CommunicationServerT .................................................................. 53

Table E.3 – Elements of DeviceTypeT .................................................................................. 54

Table E.4 – Elements of FdiRegistrationCertT....................................................................... 55

Table E.5 – Elements of InterfaceT ....................................................................................... 56

Table E.6 – Elements of ListOfCommunicationProfilesT ........................................................ 56

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Table E.7 – Elements of ListOfDeviceImagesT ...................................................................... 57

Table E.8 – Elements of ListOfDeviceTypesT ....................................................................... 57

Table E.9 – Elements of ListOfDocumentsT .......................................................................... 58

Table E.10 – Elements of ListOfInterfacesT .......................................................................... 58

Table E.11 – Elements of ListOfLocalizedStringsT ................................................................ 58

Table E.12 – Elements of ListOfProtocolSupportFilesT ......................................................... 59

Table E.13 – Elements of ListOfRegDeviceTypesT ............................................................... 59

Table E.14 – Elements of ListOfRegistrationsT ..................................................................... 60

Table E.15 – Elements of ListOfSupportedDeviceRevisionsT ................................................ 60

Table E.16 – Elements of ListOfSupportedUipsT ................................................................... 60

Table E.17 – Elements of ListOfUipVariantsT............................................................

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