The Tasks feature (for SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional only) allows you to configure, run, and monitor tasks that you perform frequently on files in your vault. Found in the PDM Administration tool, the Tasks option enables convert, design checker, and print tasks for use with SOLIDWORKS files, as well as, an API that lets you write your add-ins for customized tasks.
To execute tasks on a computer, you must configure that computer to be a task host. This grants that machine task execution permission for each vault where tasks will be run. This document will provide step-by-step instructions on how to configure a computer to be a task host.
To configure a computer as a task host:
Your task is now set up to execute on that machine!
About Derrick Franklin
Derrick is an Engineering Manager in Northern California. He assists in both pre-sales and post-sales capacities for the SOLIDWORKS software as well as serves as an Enterprise PDM Product Specialist. Derrick received his Bachelor’s degree in Biological Engineering from Mississippi State University and has a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Utah. He is also a Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert and a Certified PDM Professional.
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