This video demonstrates how to apply license to Yokogawa FAST/TOOLS system using the lic file.

Note that Yokogawa Japan controls the license to all FAST/TOOLS. You will have to provide the Order ID Sheet and the .ans file from the Yokogawa FAST/TOOLS License Request Wizard tool.

Interesting fact. In the Yokogawa FAST/TOOLS HMI product name, the word “FAST” actually stand for “Flexible Advanced System Techniques”. And “TOOLS” is an abbreviation for…. well tools. I am not going to lie…. I don’t know what it abbreviated for. If you know, please drop me a line so that we can share with everyone.

For the new comers, Yokogawa FAST/TOOLS is a Yokogawa Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) software with graphical user interface that connects an operator to the controller (such as RTU and PLC) for an industrial system.