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LogInWindowsUser Method (IEdmVault11)

Logs into SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM as the specified user.


Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Sub LogInWindowsUser( _
   ByVal bsUserName As System.String, _
   ByVal bsPasswd As System.String, _
   ByVal bsVaultName As System.String _
void LogInWindowsUser( 
   System.string bsUserName,
   System.string bsPasswd,
   System.string bsVaultName
void LogInWindowsUser( 
&   System.String^ bsUserName,
&   System.String^ bsPasswd,
&   System.String^ bsVaultName


User name
Password for bsUserName
Name of vault to which to log in


This method works like IEdmVault5::LoginAuto, except this method does not display a login dialog box.

Any number of users can log in through the API, as long as they use the IEdmVault5::Login method. However, only one user at a time can log in through the SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM client user interface. Both IEdmVault11::LoginAuto and IEdmVault11::LogInWindowsUser log in the single user of the client user interface.

Call IEdmVault11::GetLoggedInWindowsUserID to obtain the ID of the user who is currently logged in through the client user interface.

Return codes: 

  • S_OK: The method successfully executed.
  • E_EDM_LOGIN_FAILED: The specified user name or password is incorrect.
  • E_EDM_ALREADY_LOGGED_IN: Someone is already logged in from this client machine's user interface, or the IEdmVault object is already connected.

See Also


SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM 2010

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