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Concept Concept 7/5/2022
Products: WebStation
Functionalities: Basic Functionality
Product version: 2022

WebStation and WorkStation Differences

There are a number of differences in functionality between WebStation and WorkStation.

WebStation and WorkStation Differences

Features

WorkStation Standard a

WorkStation Pro b

WebStation

Semantics

Navigate, search, filter, and view semantic descriptions

Yes

Yes

Yes

Create and edit semantic descriptions

Yes

Yes

-

Dashboards

View dashboards

-

-

Yes

Create and edit public dashboards

Yes c

Yes c

Yes

Create and edit personal dashboards

-

-

Yes

View slide shows

-

-

Yes

Create and edit slide shows

Yes

Yes

Yes

Develop custom dashboard components

-

Yes

-

Zoning

Graphical management

-

-

Yes d

Textual management

Yes d

Yes d

Yes d

Alarms

View alarms

Yes

Yes

Yes

Manage alarms

Yes

Yes

Yes

Edit alarms

Yes

Yes

Yes e

Create alarms

Yes

Yes

-

Support for flashing and audible alarms

Yes

Yes

Yes

Create and edit alarm filters

Yes

Yes

Yes

View events

Yes

Yes

Yes

BACnet

View priority array

Yes

Yes

Yes

Edit priority array

Yes

Yes

Yes

Create devices (includes device discovery)

Yes

Yes

-

Manage BACnet backup and restore

Yes

Yes

-

Graphics

View graphics

Yes

Yes

Yes

Create and edit graphics

-

Yes

-

View graphics that use client API

-

-

Yes

Create graphics that use client API

-

Yes

-

Trend Logs and Extended Trend Logs

View trend logs

Yes

Yes

Yes

Edit trend logs

Yes

Yes

Yes

Create trend logs

Yes

Yes

Yes

View multi trend log lists

Yes

Yes

Yes

Create and edit multi trend log lists

Yes

Yes

Yes

Export multi trend log lists

Yes f

Yes f

Yes g

View extended trend logs

Yes

Yes

Yes

Edit extended trend logs

Yes

Yes

Yes

Create extended trend logs

Yes

Yes

-

LonWorks

Create devices (includes device discovery)

Yes

Yes

-

Manage devices

Yes

Yes

-

View Network Variables (NVs) and Configuration Parameters (CPs)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Edit NVs and CPs

Yes

Yes

Yes

Modbus

Create devices

Yes

Yes

-

Manage devices

Yes

Yes

-

View values

Yes

Yes

Yes

Edit values

Yes

Yes

Yes

Point Values

View values

Yes

Yes

Yes

Edit values (for example, change a setpoint)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Programs

Create and edit customized programs

-

Yes

-

View Function Block program in Graphics Viewer

Yes

Yes

-

Notification Reports

Create and edit reports

Yes

Yes

-

Schedules and Calendars

View schedules and calendars

Yes

Yes

Yes

Edit schedules and calendars

Yes

Yes

Yes h

Create schedules and calendars

Yes

Yes

-

Create multi-schedule views

Yes

Yes

Yes

Edit and manage schedules in multi-schedule view

-

-

Yes

Users and User Groups

Create and edit users

Yes

Yes

Yes i

Create and edit user group membership

Yes

Yes

Yes i

Create and edit user groups

Yes

Yes

-

Create and edit permissions

Yes

Yes

-

User Experience

View customized workspaces

Yes

Yes

Yes

View customized navigation panes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Log on as Windows Active Directory user

Yes

Yes

Yes

Log on using SAML 2.0 authentication

-

-

Yes

Automatic guest account log on

Yes

Yes

Yes

Password management

Yes

Yes

Yes

View saved searches

Yes

Yes

Yes

Create saved searches

Yes

Yes

-

Edit saved searches

Yes

Yes

Yes

Simple and advanced searches

Yes

Yes

Yes

Kiosk mode

-

-

Yes

Bookmark views (web page URLs)

-

-

Yes

Bookmark favorite pages

-

-

Yes

Support for localization

Yes

Yes

Yes

Support for translation

Yes

Yes j

Yes

Ability to change language on the client side

Yes

Yes

Yes

Use personal layout and filter favorites

Yes

Yes

Yes

Create and edit personal layout and filter favorites

Yes

Yes

Yes

Support for Dark Mode

-

-

Yes

Support custom accent color

-

-

Yes

Other

Configure and edit I/O points, field buses, and communication ports

Yes

Yes

-

Create and edit logical structure

Yes

Yes

-

Create and edit views, panels, workspaces, and navigation panes

Yes

Yes

-

View and configure Watch pane

Yes

Yes

Yes

Administer backup and restore of database

Yes

Yes

Yes k

Manage archiving

Yes

Yes

-

  1. WorkStation software without Graphics Editor, Script Editor, and Function Block Editor.
  2. WorkStation software including Graphics Editor, Script Editor, and Function Block Editor.
  3. Non-visual editing only.
  4. Requires add-on license
  5. Can edit alarm ranges, text, delay times, shunt variables, assignments, and deadband.
  6. Export to XML, CSV, and XLSX supported.
  7. Export to XML and XLSX supported.
  8. Can edit only existing schedules and calendars.
  9. Cannot assign permissions.
  10. Excluding Graphics Editor, Script Editor, and Function Block Editor.
  11. Restore using local backup only. Upload of backup files is not supported.
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