If you have SOLIDWORKS PDM running alongside your SOLIDWORKS installation, you’ve come to the right place. When it comes to the upgrade process, there are a few additional steps to take to make sure everything goes smoothly. But before we get started, there are a few notes to mention.
This article covers upgrading a SOLIDWORKS PDM client that does not use SOLIDWORKS 3D modeling. The PDM Client must match the major version that is on the server, but the service pack can be different. If the server has PDM 2022 SP2 installed, then the client can be any service pack of 2022. However, the client will not connect to the server if it is updated to PDM 2023 while the server is still version 2022.
This article offers tips on troubleshooting email notifications sent out by SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional. This guide assumes that you have had email notifications successfully set up and running but are suddenly no longer being received. How do we determine the problem?
Notifications in SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional can be sent to the recipient internally or using SMTP email. SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard only has the option of sending notifications internally. Often, it is preferred to send notifications via email as this is more noticeable for the recipient.
In SOLIDWORKS PDM, folders are used to group files in a meaningful way. For example, files unique to a project might be saved in a folder for that project. It might be useful to have the project the file belongs to as one of its properties. On a drawing, this property can be displayed on the face of the drawing.
In SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional, lists on data cards allow control of data, so it is the same among files and is easily searchable. Dynamically-controlled card lists allow the choices on one list to be determined by the selection on another list. This article demonstrates how to set up Dynamically-controlled card lists in SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional.
Web2 is a useful tool to access SOLIDWORKS PDM over the internet. Most issues with Web2 can be traced to improper setup on the server. This guide will delve into the proper way to set up Web2, install the software, set up user accounts, and cover application pool identity and testing.