How to use the Ping Test to check for SOLIDWORKS PDM Connectivity Issues

Article by Joe Medeiros, CSWE updated October 30, 2012


The SOLIDWORKS PDM ping test can be used to troubleshoot connectivity issues between the server and client computers, as well as between replicated archives.

The video below illustrates how to do this along with the optimal settings to use.

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Joe Medeiros, CSWE

Joe Medeiros is a SOLIDWORKS and PDM Certified Expert. He has been helping SOLIDWORKS users with training, mentoring and implementations since 1998. He combines industry experience with a thorough understanding of SOLIDWORKS products to assist customers in being successful. He shares his experience and expertise through blogs; one of which has been incorporated into the SOLIDWORKS Essentials training manual.