The DCE connection to EcoStruxure IT will be disabled in late November 2022
The date to disable the DCE connection to EcoStruxure IT has been extended to November 2022.
No new DCE connections to EcoStruxure IT have been allowed since November 30, 2020
This applies to all DCE versions that support EcoStruxure IT.
The connection to EcoStruxure IT from DCE was an interim solution until the Gateway was fully functional.
If you registered your DCE server with EcoStruxure IT before November 30, 2020, you can continue to use that existing connection to EcoStruxure IT until November 2022.
If you try to register a DCE server on or after November 30, 2020, you'll see an error message and a link to help you get started with EcoStruxure IT Gateway.
How to migrate to EcoStruxure IT Gateway from DCE
You can easily migrate to EcoStruxure IT Gateway without onsite support.
See Gateway software installation and setup
You can try using DCE and the Gateway in parallel first before you switch to using the Gateway only.
Note: If your EcoStruxure Asset Advisor (EAA) contract will expire between now and November 2022, we will help you migrate as part of the contract renewal process.
Why migrate to EcoStruxure IT Gateway from DCE?
Automatic updates including the newest security updates
Modern data protocol with unified IDs for better alarming in EcoStruxure IT Expert and EcoStruxure Asset Advisor
EcoStruxure IT Gateway is built on a modern software platform and is the foundation for future EcoStruxure solutions.