DriveWorks Pro 15: How To: Move From a 32bit machine to a 64bit machine (KB13103013) [send feedback...]

How To: Move From a 32bit machine to a 64bit machine

This article discusses the procedure when transferring a DriveWorks installation from a 32bit machine to a 64bit machine.

1. Product Licensing

Fixed License

If the DriveWorks application being transferred is using a Fixed License this will need to be returned before the product can be re-activated on the 64bit machine. See License Management for information.

Network License

If the DriveWorks application being transferred is using a Floating License that is managed by DriveWorks Pro Server on another machine no further action is required.

2. Installation

Once the license has been returned from the machine being transferred the DriveWorks application(s) can be installed on the machine the installation is being transferred to.

All DriveWorks Pro modules are installed from a single installation file.

The installation process automatically detects the system type and installs the appropriate components based on if your system is 32 or 64 bit.

3. DriveWorks Data

Group

If the DriveWorks Group is stored on the machine being transferred please refer to the following articles depending on the Group Type.

Individual Group - See How To: Move an Individual Group

Shared Group - See How To: Move a Shared Group

Project

If the DriveWorks Project Data is stored on the machine being transferred please refer to the article How To: Move an Individual Group.

4. Plugins

Any plug-ins that were used on the machine being transferred should be installed on the machine the installation is being transferred to.

Any settings files used by the plugin can also be transferred across. Please see the documentation for the required plugin, links to the DriveWorks plug-ins are below:

SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM plugin Settings

SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM plugin Settings

Text File From Variables

BOM To Microsoft Excel

BOM To Database

Autopilot Power Pack


Knowledge Base Article Ref:KB13103013

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