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Locked Out? How to Reset the SA Password

Written by: Bryce Hooper, Application Engineer There are numerous enough reasons that we may need to change our passwords. Staff changes, general security, in the aftermath of a breach… Whatever the reason, we’ll help you with how to change it … Continue reading

Revision Table Automation in PDM

Written by: Bryce Hooper, Application Engineer Imagine a world where revision tables filled themselves out and that the data was visible from the data card. Now quit imagining; It’s reality. As of the 2018 version of PDM, SOLIDWORKS revision tables … Continue reading

How To Prevent Duplicate File Names in SOLIDWORKS PDM

Written by: Gordon Pursel, Application Engineer Different parts with duplicate file names can be a real file management problem. Fortunately, SOLIDWORKS PDM has a Duplicate File Name Check that can prevent saving duplicate file names into the PDM Vault while … Continue reading

Backing Up PDM Standard

Written by: Michael Nolte, Application Engineer With more and more companies using SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard, it’s a good idea to go over how to make your PDM server backups. Some companies are already using ‘snapshots’ of their virtual server environment … Continue reading

Archive Management and Relocation – Part 3 – Compression and Cold Storage

Written by: Bryce Hooper, Application Engineer There are several methods that are capable of reducing the overall footprint of our vault on a hard drive. Here we will discuss 2 methods: Compression and Cold Storage. As noted below, each of … Continue reading