SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2

Searching Additional Variables in SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2

SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2 search is a convenient, single search box that is able to search File Names, Folder Names as well as the Comment and Description variables by default, but what if you need to search more variable values? This can be done easily by modifying…

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Displaying Custom Columns in SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2

A very useful feature in SOLIDWORKS PDM Vault Views is the ability to display customized Column Sets built from any Variables that have been created in the PDM Vault. By default, SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2 will display columns for “Checked Out By”, “State”, “Days In State”,…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2 Login Type Options

When a user logs into a PDM vault online via SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2, many don’t realize there are potentially two different license types that can be chosen, either a Web license or a Viewer license.  The options can be chosen by clicking on the box…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Web Portal Error “Failed to check proxy settings”

Why do I receive error “Failed to check proxy settings” when logging in to SOLIDWORKS PDM Web Portal? When logging in to a SOLIDWORKS PDM vault web portal, an error message displays: “Failed to check proxy settings. Description: The Archive Server could not open the…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2019 Web2 Upload and Download Enhancements

With the new enhanced, redesigned version of SOLIDWORKS PDM 2019 Web2, we can now upload and download complete file sets with ease. SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2 Upload a complete file set Select the destination folder + > Check In File Structure Select the local folder containing the…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2 Redesigned in SOLIDWORKS 2019

SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2 has undergone a complete redesign for SOLIDWORKS 2019, creating an enhanced more responsive system, with a focus on improved user experience resulting in the most powerful version of the tool yet. Some of my favorite new enhancements are: Navigation Bar The navigation bar allows…

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Important SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2 System Maintenance

I had a support case recently where the SOLIDWORKS PDM Server hard drives were at critical levels and the culprit was the Web2 portal.  To prevent this from happening to any Web2 users, there’s Important SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2 System Maintenance that must be completed to…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional enables easy collaboration with coworkers, customers and vendors

SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2 System Maintenance

How do you ensure everyone is working on a project within your company, and those involved from the outside, are connected and updated in real-time for true collaboration? They could be situated locally or around the world in our global economy, but they need to…

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