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5 reasons why you should upgrade SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM to SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional

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If you are currently managing your projects with SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM (WPDM) but need to expand your system to accommodate users outside of your organization, connect with other business systems, or require a more advanced document workflow then you will need to upgrade to SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional…

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Resetting the Workgroup PDM Administration Password – VIDEO

If the password for the SolidWorks Workgroup PDM administrator user has been lost, it is possible to reset the original administrator login account. When Workgroup PDM is first installed the administrator user is pdmwadmin with the password pdmwadmin.  If this user has been deleted or…

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Setting Up the Solidworks Workgroup PDM Viewer

UPDATED May 1, 2015 A license of SolidWorks Workgroup PDM Advanced Server is required for use of the Solidworks Workgroup PDM Viewer. The SolidWorks Workgroup PDM Advanced Server is not included with Solidworks Basic Professional or Premium and must be purchased separately. Once SolidWorks Workgroup PDM Advanced Server has been…

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Moving SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM Vault to a NEW Server

When moving SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM vault to a new server: The first step is to install the software on the new server. Next, stop the SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM service from the Admin tool. Copy the Vault folder from the old server to the new server overwriting the Vault folder on…

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SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM Check In Performance

Have you started using SolidWorks Workgroup PDM to manage your files, but are finding that checking files into the vault is taking way too long? This could be being caused by some of the settings you are currently using within Workgroup.  Making a few minor…

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