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FAQ No.:00209 
Category:Advanced Settings 

 
Question:How to protect SolidWorks Enterprise PDM (EPDM)?
 
Answer:High-level steps for setting up Curtain Protection for SolidWorks EPDM:
1. In Curtain Admin, protect the EPDM server.
2. In user's PC, use Secure EPDM View Setup to set Local File Vault to any folder under Local Protected Directory.
3. Done.

Detailed steps for the setup:
Step 1. In Curtain Admin, protect the EPDM server.

1.1. In Curtain Admin, select "File > Settings".

1.2. In Server Information tab, click Add button to add EPDM server information first.
Server Address: Hostname or IP address of the EPDM server.
Port: Default value is Port 8443 (for communication between Curtain Admin and Curtain Server Plug-in).


1.3. Click "OK" to confirm.

1.4. Protect port for EPDM server.
- In Port Protection, check "Enable Protection".
- Click "Add" button, a dialog box will be shown.
  • Address - Select the EPDM server (hostname or IP address)
  • Port Number - Enter 3030 (default port for EPDM is 3030)
  • Protocol - Select TCP (default protocol for EPDM is TCP)

1.5. Click OK to confirm.

Step 2. In user's PC, use Secure EPDM View Setup to set Local File Vault to any folder under Local Protected Directory.
- If more than one user use EPDM in this PC, you need to use Additional Protected Directory because User A cannot Access Local Protected Directory of User B. Please follow Step 2.1 to continue.
- If only one user uses EPDM in this PC, please go to Step 2.4 to continue.

2.1. In Curtain Admin, select a Policy Group and right-click to select "Properties".

2.2. In Settings tab:
- Check "Additional Protected Directory" and enter the path.
- Click "Add" button to confirm.


2.3. The Additional Protected Directory will be shown after you restart Curtain Client.


2.4. In start menu, select "All Programs > Coworkshop Curtain e-locker > Secure Applications".


2.5. Launch Secure EPDM View Setup.


2.6. Set Local File Vault to any folder under Local Protected Directory.

P.S. If more than one user use EPDM in this PC, the file vault views should be created in Additional Protected Directory.

2.7. In Start menu, select "All Programs >Coworkshop Curtain e-locker > Secure Applications".

2.8. Select the shortcut of Secure EPDM Client and right-click to select "Properties".


2.9. Enter the path of EPDM local File Vault at the end of Target.

P.S. Please make sure that:
- You have used Secure EPDM View Setup to set Local File Vault to this Additional Local Protected Directory.

2.10. Access EPDM by using Secure EPDM Client.