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LoginEx Method (IEdmVault13)

Allows an application that is not supplied and supported by SOLIDWORKS Corporation to:

  • log into SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM
    - or -
  • log into a vault view
    - or -
  • directly access the vault database

when the same user is not already logged into a local view.


Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Sub LoginEx( _
   ByVal bsUserName As System.String, _
   ByVal bsPasswd As System.String, _
   ByVal bsVaultName As System.String, _
   Optional ByVal lEdmLoginFlags As System.Integer _
void LoginEx( 
   System.string bsUserName,
   System.string bsPasswd,
   System.string bsVaultName,
   System.int lEdmLoginFlags
void LoginEx( 
&   System.String^ bsUserName,
&   System.String^ bsPasswd,
&   System.String^ bsVaultName,
&   System.int lEdmLoginFlags


User name of user created in the SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM User Manager
User password for bsUserName
Name of vault

Login flags:

  • 0 = Nothing
  • 1 = Web client


To make it easier to program and to comply with the SOLIDWORKS End User License Agreement (EULA), this method ensures that licenses are properly consumed by your application.

See Also


SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM 2014

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