Please refer to the Technical Specification "Field Device Integration (FDI) – Part 4: FDI Packages", Annex K.


Add required upload/download menus

    upload_from_device_root_menu

    download_to_device_root_menu


Add DEFAULT_VALUE to all variables or be certain that default of the type is acceptable.

    Makes the offline configuration more practical for end users


Add the GetHealthStatus() method


Make sure all required entry level menus are supported (a forthcoming white paper will provide further insights into menus)

    root_menu (previously only mandatory menu)

    device_root_menu

    maintenance_root_menu (items needed for maintenance of device)

    process_variables_root_menu

    diagnostic_root_menu

    offline_root_menu (anything that can be set while not connected to device)


Run the DPCTT to ensure any missing requirements have been satisfied