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Reference EN 62541-6:2011
Title OPC unified architecture - Part 6: Mappings
Project Number 21961
Abstract/Scope IEC 62541-6:2011 specifies the OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) mapping between the security model described in IEC 62541-2, the abstract service definitions, described in IEC 62541-4, the data structures defined in IEC 62541-5 and the physical network protocols that can be used to implement the OPC UA specification.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2011-12-09
Current Stage code deadline 2012-08-22
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Mandate(s) M/490
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 65E
Reference Document IEC 62541-6:2011 (EQV)
ICS 25.040.40 - Industrial process measurement and control
35.100 - Open systems interconnection (OSI)
Keywords OPC; Unified; Architecture; Mapping
Note 2011-10-28: Publication editing allocated to
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6060 2011-12-09 2012-08-22 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2011-11-22 2011-12-20  
5060 2011-09-19 2011-10-10 export to doc file  EN
5020 2011-07-15 2011-09-16  
3090 2010-08-06 2010-10-06  
5060 2009-01-12 2009-01-26 export to doc file  EN
5020 2008-08-01 2009-01-09  
1090 2008-07-29 2008-08-01  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2011-11-22
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2011-12-09
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2012-02-22
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2012-08-22
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2014-11-22


Superseded by FprEN 62541-6:2014
Normative reference (6) IEEE 754
CLC/TR 62541-1
CLC/TR 62541-2
EN 62541-3
EN 62541-4
EN 62541-5
EN 62541-7
RFC 2104
RFC 2437
RFC 3629:2003
RFC 3280
RFC 3548
RFC 2818
RFC 2616
RFC 4514
ITU-T X.200
ITU-T X.509
ITU-T X.690
RFC 2246

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