The functionality of the different tools and/or software does not operate as expected. Issues can appear related to controller functionality or possibly issues with how the standard programs work.
Automated Engineering Tool
Automated Engineering Tool (AET)
Project Configuration Tool (PCT)
EcoStruxure Building Operation (EBO)
When the latest versions of software and firmware are not being used, previously identified issues can cause problems with downloads or the operation of controllers.
In other situations, it is possible that the proper steps or tools are not being used correctly. This could require further instruction and information.
In most situations, the troubleshooting steps below will address a majority of issues encountered while working with the AET and the standard applications.
EBO software and SmartX firmware being used should be at the latest version
Between updates and fixes to the software/firmware, you should be using the latest versions found on the Exchange.
AET software should be up to date
Between updates and fixes, make sure you are using the latest version of the AET software which can be found on the Exchange.
AET templates should be up to date
You can reference the AET Quick Help - Downloading AET Templates video or the SmartVAV: Software Engineering Process document for further direction.
Understanding the proper way to use the Automated Engineering Tool
There exist a number of AET Quick Help Videos available on the Community to help with AET user skills. If there are any topics not covered in a video that you are searching for, be sure to leave a post with the new video idea.
After importing a new template into AET, the different folders and objects are all different colors. What does each color represent?
Automated Engineering Tool
AET Folder View
Each color indicates a different status for the object. Some must be resolved before proceeding and others are information only.
Below is the list of the different status colors and their meanings:
Red – Duplicated object. This must be corrected.
Green – Existing folder.
Orange – Folder with duplicated object below.
Black – New object or folder.
Blue – Existing object in EcoStruxure system tree
Brown – Device that will be created automatically by AET
Light Blue – Empty IO Channel
Support is required for the Automated Engineering Tool commonly known as AET
EcoStruxure Building Operation, Automated Engineering Tool
Further support is required for Automated Engineering Tool AET.
For more information including videos, user guides, specification sheets, etc about the tool, please visit the Schneider Electric Exchange and EcoStruxure Building Management System WebHelp.
For assistance or to report problems with the AET applications/programs, please post your questions on the Exchange Community.
In order to report functional problems with AET, please reference the support contact information found in Automated Engneering Tool - PA-00559 or email firstname.lastname@example.org