The SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard installation consists of three components, SQL Express, PDM Server and the SOLIDWORKS PDM Clients. In this post we will cover a SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard Client Installation. The SQL Express and PDM Server installation were covered in a previous post.
Installing the PDM Client
PDM is installed using the same Installation Manager that is used by SOLIDWORKS. To install SOLIDWORKS PDM Client select “Individual (on this computer)” and click on Next.
On the summary page click on CHANGE
Select the SOLIDWORKS PDM Client from the list of products and click on Back to Summary to return to the previous page.
On the summary page expand the SOLIDWORKS PDM Options and click on CHANGE to select the PDM products
From the list of products, select the PDM Product, PDM Client Type and Add-ins and click on Back to Summary to return to the previous page.
Identify the installation location, or accept the default and continue with the installation
Accept the license agreement and click on Download and Install (if the installation files are not downloaded already) or click on Install Now to complete the installation.
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