Properly maintain maintenance, backup, and disaster recovery.




  • Experience adding Windows Server Roles and Features
  • Experience using SQL Server Management Studio
  • While not required, it is preferred that students have completed PDM305 SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional: Administrator training class

DESCRIPTION: SOLIDWORKS PDM IT Administrator is designed to enable IT to properly maintain the system including maintenance, backup, and disaster recovery.

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Lesson 1: 
PDM Architecture

  • SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional Software Components
  • SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional Clients

Lesson 2: 
Archive Server

  • Archive Server Configuration
  • Archive Folder Structure
  • Index.xml Structure
  • Archive Cleaner Service
  • Cold Storage
  • Archive Replication

Lesson 3: 
Database/SQL Server

  • Accessing the Database
  • Report Generator
  • Database Settings
  • SQL Maintenance Plans

Lesson 4: 

  • Upgrade a vault
  • Run the Database Upgrade Tool
  • Run the File Version Upgrade Tool

Lesson 5: 

  • Using Web2
  • Install and configure Web2

Lesson 6: 
Disaster Recovery

  • Importance of backups
  • Restoring from backups

Lesson 7: 
Group Policy

  • Manually Adding the Group Policy Template
  • Group Policies Options

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