SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2

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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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2017 Web2 Download Permissions

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2017 Web2 now lets an administrator control download permissions. This is done by modifying the configuration node of the Web.config file.  The Web.config file is located by default, in C:\inetpub\wwwroot\SOLIDWORKSPDM\Web2. The following string denies the user download permissions, <user denyDownload=“true“ name=“No_Soup_For_You“></user> The Admin has…

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Using SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional on a mobile device [VIDEO]

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I recently came across this video created by DS SOLIDWORKS Senior Technical Manager Steve Fick.  Steve did a great job touching on two very important advantages of the SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional version over the standard version to 1) ensure that a distributed and mobile team can access data…

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