Upgrading PDM yourself? First thing to do is to read through and understand the upgrade process in the provided installation/upgrade guide link below. It is highly recommended to do this days before the upgrade. Should you come up with questions after reading the installation guide, call us and let’s clear things up for you before upgrading any SOLIDWORKS system. Below is the link to SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 installation/upgrade guide. Note that after you click on the link, you can change the year number of the link in your web browser to get whichever year you are interested in:
1. Check system requirements, ensure the infrastructure is appropriate for the upgrade.
2. Upgrade your SolidNetwork License Manager (SNL) Server first. This way, your licenses are ready to be acquired by your newly upgraded PDM client and SOLIDWORKS CAD:
3. Upgrade PDM before upgrading SOLIDWORKS CAD. By this step you should have a clear understanding on what you need to do. If not, stop and call us!! We want to make sure you are well equipped for your own upgrade.
4. After PDM server components and first client are upgraded, upgrade your vaulted toolbox following the instructions in the provided PDM installation guide.
5. Upgrade SOLIDWORKS CAD.
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