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Workgroup PDM Structure

  • A computer can contain only one vault. The vault directory cannot be a hidden or read-only directory.
  • Each file in the vault has metadata. Metadata is a series of text files that contain server options (user information, revision schemes, etc.) and file information (revision history, owner, etc.).
  • Workgroup PDM does not use a database. Microsoft® Access is not required.
  • The vault must have a Viewer license to use Workgroup PDM Viewer.
  • A license for Workgroup PDM API is included with the licenses of the SOLIDWORKS client and the SOLIDWORKS Explorer client.
  • Clients and the VaultAdmin, API, and Workgroup PDM Viewer can be installed on the same computer as the vault, or on different computers.

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