Installation Manual

PARTsolutions

eCATALOGsolutions

3Dfindit

CADENAS GmbH

Edition V12.8, 05/2024

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CADENAS, PARTsolutions, PARTdataManager, PARTshaft, PARTconnection, eCATALOGsolutions, PARTdesigner, PARTconfigurator, PARTdxfconverter, PARTlanguage, PARTident, PARTeditor, PARTproject, PARTmedia, Visual Configurator, PARTserver, PDMsolutions, PARTwarehouse, PARTdataCenter are trademarks of CADENAS GmbH, Augsburg. All further brand names, company names or product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their rightful owners.

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Germany
CADENAS Augsburg GmbH
Schernecker Str. 5
86167 Augsburg
Phone: +49 / (0) 821 / 2 58 58 0 - 0
Fax: +49 / (0) 821 / 2 58 58 0 - 999
Hotline: +49 / (0) 821 / 2 58 58 2 - 0
License request (Fax): +49 / (0) 821 / 2 58 58 2 - 999
E-mail
Internet: www.cadenas.de
Italy
CADENAS Italiana s.r.l.
Via Bassa Dei Sassi 1/2
I-40138 Bologna (BO)
Phone: +39 - 051 - 04 16 776
Fax: +39 - 051 - 04 19 105
E-mail
France
CADENAS France SARL
14 rue Philibert Collet
F-01400 Châtillon sur Chalaronne
Phone: +33 474 55 26 96
Fax: +33 970 06 42 63
Hotline: +49 821 258 58 22 77
E-mail support
E-mail
USA
CADENAS PARTsolutions LLC
400 Techne Center Drive
Suite 118
OH 45150 Cincinnati
Phone: +1 513 453-0453
Fax: +1 513 453-0460
E-mail
Internet: www.partsolutions.com
CADENAS PARTsolutions LLC, West Coast Office
655 Deep Valley Drive
Suite 255
CA 90274 Rolling Hills Estates
Phone: +1 310 265-1331
E-mail
South Korea
CADENAS GmbH
#907, Donga Venture Tower
34186 Bongmyung-dong, Yusong-gu, Deajeon
South Korea
Phone: +82 505 936-9360
E-mail
Japan
CADENAS WEB2CAD Inc.
1-46-13 Nishigahara Kita-ku
114-0024 Tokyo, Japan
Phone: +81 3 5961 5031
Fax: +81 3 5961 5032
E-mail
China
CADENAS China ltd.
Nr. 355 Hong Qiao Road
#4025, 4th Floor Chengkai International Mansion
200030 Shanghai
China
Phone: +86 21 63 55 13 18
Fax: +86 21 64 69 92 70
E-mail

Table of Contents

Preface
1. General notes
2. System requirements
2.1. Software components
2.2. Operation system requirements
2.3. Hardware requirements
2.4. Network requirements
2.5. LinkDB
2.6. Further notes
2.7. CADENAS/PARTsolutions variables
2.7.1. Set environment variables via start.env
2.7.1.1. start.env with conditional sections
2.8. Changes in region and language options - Operating System Adjustments
3. Software
3.1. Installation types overview
3.2. PARTsolutions Professional Installation
3.3. PARTsolutions Enterprise Installation
3.3.1. Different installation scenarios
3.3.1.1. Single-user installation (RichClient/PARTdataManager)
3.3.1.2. Server Client Installation
3.3.1.2.1. Server Installation
3.3.1.2.2. Client-Installation
3.3.1.2.2.1. Installation type
3.3.1.2.2.2. Product Features
3.3.2. PARTsolutions ERP integration
3.3.2.1. Preconditions
3.3.2.2. Set up database connection in PARTsolutions
3.3.2.3. Display of the database name in PARTlinkManager
3.3.2.4. Enable ERP
3.3.3. PARTapplicationServer installation
3.3.3.1. Basics
3.3.3.2. Set up PARTapplicationServer as service
3.3.3.3. Overview Multi-Site Installation
3.4. eCATALOGsolutions Installation
3.4.1. Download catalogs from versioning system
3.5. Add/remove single program features
3.6. Complete uninstallation: Also for CADENAS_DATA and other directories
3.7. License server installation - Request/install licenses
3.7.1. What is a license server installation?
3.7.2. Prerequisite
3.7.3. Installing License Server (Master)
3.7.4. Installing License Server (Backup)
3.7.5. Launching PARTadmin
3.7.6. Background information
3.8. Update FLM server
3.9. Install dongle driver afterwards (Parallel and/or USB)
4. Catalogs / Classifications
4.1. Install catalogs / Classifications
4.2. Post-installation/update of catalogs (standard and supplier part catalogs)
4.2.1. Check release notes and change details
4.2.2. PARTupdate - Notification of available catalog updates
4.2.3. Catalog update with ERP integration
4.2.3.1. Standard check
4.2.3.2. Detailed check of table and 3D view
4.2.3.3. Further information on catalog update
4.3. Post-installation/update of classifications
4.4. Uninstallation of catalogs
4.5. Notification via PARTupdate
5. Licenses
5.1. Licenses
5.2. Licensing
5.3. Request/Import License Server Licenses
6. PARTsolutions/eCATALOGsolutions Update
6.1. Interface Upate
6.2. Post-installation/update of manuals
7. FAQ
7.1. WebHelp or installed help?
7.2. Help
7.3. Support
7.3.1. Manuals
7.3.2. PARTconcept: Ticketing
7.3.3. Remote maintenance
7.3.4. System info/Support
7.3.5. Global Logging System
7.4. Licensing
7.4.1. Register page "Apply for licenses online " for single user license
7.4.2. Register page "Apply for licenses online " at FLM-Lizenz
7.4.3. Enter licenses ... (single user)
7.4.4. Check licenses ... (single user)
7.4.5. Exchange licenses (single user)
7.4.6. Enter licenses... (License server)
7.4.7. Check licenses ... (License server)
7.4.8. No valid license available
8. Where do I find...?
8.1. Before installation
8.2. After installation
8.3. Help videos
8.4. Parts management demo environment
8.5. Training catalog and sample files
8.6. Updating the manuals
9. Appendix
9.1. Third Party License Information
Index