How to prevent a user from accidentally moving a folder in a SOLIDWORKS PDM Vault

Article by Nadeem Akhtar updated May 1, 2020

Is there a setting in SOLIDWORKS PDM to prevent a user from accidentally moving a folder in a vault?

The following steps can be used to prevent a user from accidentally moving a folder in the vault because of a ‘lack of permission’ by disabling the ‘Move folder’ privilege.

In the Administration tool > Users or Groups properties > Select Folder Permissions > Permissions per Folder uncheck ‘Move folder’ on the folder in question.

SOLIDWORKS PDM Move Folder Permission

SOLIDWORKS PDM Move Folder Permission

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Nadeem Akhtar

Nadeem Akhtar is a PDM Applications Analyst based in the Javelin Oakville Head Office.