How to change the SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM User Password

Article by Andrew Lidstone, CSWE updated December 4, 2017


If you need to change your SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM user password, this can be done directly within the SOLIDWORKS add in for Workgroup PDM.

Right click within the Workgroup PDM tab in the Task Pane and select “SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM Options…

SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM Options

SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM Options

Go to the “Vault” tab, under the “Password” section click “Change” to modify the existing serial number.

Workgroup Vault Options

Workgroup Vault Options

You will need to know your current password in order to change it to a new one.  If you do not know your current password, your Workgroup PDM Administrator can modify the password also through the Workgroup PDM VaultAdmin tool.

SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM user password

Enter a new password

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Andrew Lidstone, CSWE

Andrew Lidstone is a SOLIDWORKS Elite Application Engineer specializing in Data Management systems. He has been working in the SOLIDWORKS reseller channel since 2010 helping clients get the most from their CAD tools.