SOLIDWORKS PDM Administration

Relocating SOLIDWORKS PDM Archive Folders

As your SOLIDWORKS PDM vault is used, and more files are added, and new versions of those files are created, the archives where all of those files are kept will grow significantly.  You may need to move these SOLIDWORKS PDM archive folders around as the…

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‘The Archive Server connection receive operation timed out’ SOLIDWORKS PDM Error

One or both of the following error messages can occur when a replicated SOLIDWORKS PDM archive is taken offline and registry keys are not updated correctly: To fix this issue, on the archive server, edit the registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SolidWorks\Applications\PDMWorks Enterprise\ArchiveServer\Vaults\<vaultname> Then either delete the ‘Replicate’ string,…

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