What's New - 61850 Test Suite Pro

Current Release: v4.0.2
Release Date:  November 2017

Newest Features in this Release

Version 4.0 of the 61850 Test Suite is a major new release with many new features for making IEC 61850 testing easier:

  • Combined Hammer and Anvil tools into a single application
  • Redesigned interface that is easier to use
  • Updated workspace approach for saving and loading configurations for multiple IED connections
  • Added Data Miner for finding data across multiple IEDs in a substation
  • Integrated filtering, grouping, and searching capabilities to navigate IED data models
  • Added Custom Display for easily visualizing data from multiple IEDs
  • Improved GOOSE and Sampled Values tracker for sniffing messages on the network
  • Updated support for 64 bit WindowsTM OS (32 bit Windows is only supported for v3.9 and earlier)
  • Published online product documentation available at trianglemicroworks.com/help/6tsp

Hammer, Anvil, and SCL Forge have been repackaged

  • Hammer and Anvil have been combined into a single application called 61850 Test Suite Pro
  • SCL Forge has been repackaged into SCL Navigator which will be released separately from 61850 Test Suite starting in Q4 2017

Hammer/Anvil Upgrade Information

  • Hammer or Anvil licenses with maintenance expiration dates of September 1, 2017 or later can be upgraded to 61850 Test Suite Pro for free
  • Information about upgrading to v4.0 can be found in the TMW Customer Portal by downloading the "What's New" document for 61850 Test Suite Pro
  • Or contact sales@TriangleMicroWorks.com for information about upgrading

Key Additions to Recent Releases

v3.9.1
  • Added GOOSE Subscriber capability - subscribe to any or even all the GOOSE Control Blocks in any SCL File and see the current status (active, timeout, unsubscribed) for each GOOSE subscription
  • Added GOOSE Tracker - sniff for any GOOSE messages on the network. GOOSE found on the wire are compared to any SCL File to show which messages are expected and which are rogue
  • Improved checking in SCL Verify

v3.8.0 - Significantly faster discovery of Server Object Models
Better support for time stamps in File Services
Added support for private and text fields in EnumType elements

v3.7.0 - New licensing options including a network-based license and support for VM’s
Updated SCL File Checking with new tests and better debugging capability
Added ability to filter SCL File Checking results based on test type, severity, IED, and other parameters
Increased support of External References for Edition 1, Edition 2, and incomplete definitions for GOOSE and Sampled Values subscriptions
Improved both the consistency of testing results and usability of the tool

v3.6.1 - Added the ability to sort by columns in the Flat View pane
Added the ability to sort by columns in the Flat View pane
The Object Model now shows the relationships between a point's Timestamp, Quality, and Value in the Object Model
Reflect changes in GUI when Insight, Flow Charting, or JavaScript makes changes
to Report Controls or GOOSE Controls
Allow Clients and Servers created in JavaScript to be attached to the GUI in Insight
Added negative testing capabilities via JavaScript. A script runner GUI was added
that includes a suite of negative tests that can be run against any server. The GUI is
flexible enough to allow any script written by a user to integrate their own scripts
negative or positive
Added support for Setting Groups
Added Auto Scroll to Report, GOOSE, and Log viewers
Added ability to poll Datasets
Added ability to delete any dataset

v3.5.59 - Added SCL File Consistency and Completeness Check
Added menu option to update the datasets by reading them from the server

v3.5.54 -  Added “Perform Read During Discovery” option to a Client’s configuration
Added Open SSL Method to strong security configuration
Added PDU-size to Service Errors
Added support for Dynamic Data Sets with array indexes
Changed Algorithm for looking up ReportControls from RptId
EnableReportBlock now issues a read to ensure that its RptID is up to date
Allow all items except RptEna and TimeofEntry to be editable
Added “Enable raw” option to context menu option on Report Control Blocks to bypass automatic logic and simply issue a Write of the RptEna item
Added EntryID tracking
Added Simulation column in GOOSE Message Window (Ed. 2 requirement).
Added Inclusion bits to configuration that controls OSI fields

v3.5.41 - Made Workspace files standalone

v3.5.23 - Added ability to discover and validate against an SCL file

v3.5.15 - Added support for Ed.2, including Tracking Nodes, Security, Object Model changes, and new Function Constraints.  Added Simulation Files.


 
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