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12th May 2022


We have worked hard to deliver a great MindSphere Private Premium experience, but we are still tracking some known issues. If you find others, please give us your feedback by contacting our MindSphere Support.

We recommend that you read the following release notes carefully. These notes contain important information for installation and use.

These release notes are relevant for MindSphere Private Premium Release in May 2022.

MindSphere Private Cloud

Within this release of MindSphere Private Cloud, you will experience the MindSphere services and applications in the same way with from our public cloud offerings.

Depending on the chosen plans and services for each deployment, the following services will be available with this release:

  • MindConnect Software Agent with Advanced Driver Extension Add On
  • Service Component Changes

MindConnect Software Agent with Advanced Driver Extension Add On

Applicable for:

For Subscribers of Capability package

  • Standard and Premium package

What's new?

  • Within this release, MindConnect Software Agent (MCSA) Firmware is supported.
  • Within this release, MindConnect Software Agent (MCSA) UI Plugin is be available.
  • MCSA supports following protocols: S7, OPCUA, Modbus-TCP, System, Rockwell.
  • Within this release, MCSA Advanced Driver is supported with limitations. This will enable customers to use additional protocols i.e. Fanuc Focas, Sinumerik, S7+, IEC61850 (WinCC OA), MT Connect with MCSA.

Known issues:

  • MCSA Advanced Driver Package limitation - Bidirectional communication not working for S7+ protocol.
  • Mass Import/Export functionality using excel sheet is not supported in Private Cloud.
  • Multi-part upload does not work in Private Cloud hence firmware update packages cannot be uploaded in Private Cloud.
  • Currently, Setup file will not downloadable via UI.

Service Component Changes

Applicable for:

  • MindSphere for Private Cloud (LPC)

What's new?

Old Service Component New Service Component
HBase v2.2.3 PostgreSQL v13.4


The version of the service components are subject to change.


The following table shows the variations for Private Standard:

Offering Variation
MindConnect Software Agent Available for MindSphere for Private Cloud deployment only.

Last update: March 23, 2023

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