Xenta programmable beneath an Automation Server reports Commission failure on download attempt


Attempting to download and commission a Xenta programmable controller beneath a SmartStruxure AS results in the following error. The application generates successfully, the application downloads successfully, but the commission step fails.

Product Line

SmartStruxure Solution


SmartStruxure Automation Server

Xenta programmable controller


There is some difference in the files generated on a save from the old Vista Menta editor, and the new SmartStruxure Menta editor.


  1. Create the Xenta programmable device
  2. Browse in the existing Menta file
  3. Service pin the device
  4. Open the Menta file from StruxureWare Building Operation. Go to File > Save. Close the Menta file.
  5. Commission and download.