NOTE: This article has been updated to reflect the new version of the Connectivity Test Tool. The new tool is available to all customers and can be downloaded via the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base article S-069274
Within a SOLIDWORKS PDM environment, there are several different components that need to talk to each other for everything to work as expected. If a PDM client can’t communicate with a server, you will see errors and be unable login to the vault. To help troubleshoot problems like these SOLIDWORKS has created a tool for testing the connection between client and server.
It’s simple to use…the first step is to specify the connections to test:
If the connection to the server was successful a green check will show:
If the connection to the server was unsuccessful a red X will show:
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