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Field Information Manager license ordering

Get an overview about the different Field Information Manager editions and find information on how to order

It is important to recognize that installation of the tool is separate from licensing. Installation is never prevented due to lack of licensing. However, appropriate license is required in order to use the advanced features.

The license is dependent on the MAC address of one of the adapters of the system in use. The Field Information Manager software provides a list with available adapters in the Options Menu - License Handling.

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How to order a license and supply a correct MAC address

  • For ordering a license, please use the "Contact information" section at the bottom of this page
    (if you are an ABB employee go here).
  • Download the free version of the Field Information Manager software via the link at the bottom of this page.
  • Install the free version and start the software. Then open the Options - License handling page for retrieving the preferred MAC address of your computer. Please add the MAC address to the "Contact information" section.
  •  Please select a Field Information Manager Edition from the list below. Please add this information to the "Contact information" section.
  • Access the "Contact information" section at the bottom of this page and add a text that you want to order the ABB Field Information Manager software and which edition you want to order.
  • During the ordering & procurement stage, ABB staff will get in contact with you to verify the given information.
  • Finally, you will receive a mail that contains the license file and further information from ABB.

Field Information Manager Editions

Device Window "Free" Edition

Free trial objective - The user can download and use it for free without ordering a license from ABB.

Device Handheld Edition

Offers the functionality of a Handheld field device configuration and diagnostic tool.

Device Management Edition

Supports the connectivity to ABB AbilityTM System 800xA with S800 IO for HART and PROFIBUS field devices.