SolidWorks Installation and Administration Guide
Overview
Individual Installations
Multiple Installations
Workgroup PDM
License Administration
Troubleshooting
SolidWorks Installation Manager Application Help
Legal Notices
SolidWorks Product Activation
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SolidWorks Installation and Administration Guide

This guide describes installation, licensing, upgrading and administration of SolidWorks products for both individual installations and multiple installations.

Individual Installations Deploying Multiple Installations
Installation

Installation on one or a few computers.

Installation

Creation of an administrative image that is deployed to a number of client computers.

Licensing

License activation or network licensing.

Licensing

License activation or network licensing.

Upgrades

Moving individual computers to a new release.

Upgrades

Moving multiple computers to a new release by updating the administrative image used to install on those computers.

Administration

Service packs, modifying, and so on.

Administration

Network licensing administration, services, Workgroup PDM, vault administration, and so on.

SolidWorks Installation Manager enables you to configure settings for SolidWorks product components, including SolidWorks, SolidWorks Toolbox, PhotoView 360, Workgroup PDM, and SolidWorks SolidNetWork License Manager.

Workgroup PDM is project data management software that runs inside the SolidWorks environment or as a standalone application inside SolidWorks Explorer. Workgroup PDM controls projects with procedures for check out, check in, revision control, and other administration tasks.

SolidNetWork License Manager supports multiple license clients by distributing licenses to clients on the network. This allows the number of users to exceed the number of licenses by using floating licenses.



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