I have in the past used a separate machine for publishing, but we are now trying to install publishing on the Windchill server itself.
I have Creo 4 m110 installed locally on the Windchill server. Creo 4 will launch.
I have Creo View Adapters 5.1f00 installed locally on the Windchill server.
I created a SetUp folder under the Creo View load point and got the files saved to it.
GS Worker starts as a Windows service.
When I run Adapter.pvi, enter the Windchill server name and port 601, Test Server returns this:
When worker is running local to the WC server, there is no use of Worker daemon service. This may be causing you issues. I would turn that off or even remove it. Update your worker setup to use on WC server. The wizard will not prompt for worker daemon then, removing from agent.ini
Limited budget, no additional hardware required.
I do have my original Windchill publishing to a dedicated workstation. Cannot use this as it is on a secured network.
We are setting up 2 additional instances of Windchill on the low side network. As one of these instances is for a contract company, we want to do the publishing on their server. The other new instance is for our internal work and again we want to do the publishing on the Windchill server.
I do suppose if I had to request a dedicated workstation for low side publishing there are some machines available, as I just got a new workstation late last year. If I cannot get the server publishing to work I may consider this in a few weeks when the need for CreoView published files becomes an issue.
Generally recommend workers on separate machines to remove the overhead of running a CAD application on Windchill server. It does simply things as there is no worker daemon required.....or a method for a shared location to pass files back and forth.
Really depends on your specific needs. A very small Windchill installation with small data sets, few users and limited publishing needs might be fine with CAD worker on Windchill server, as long as hardware is sized properly
Most customers have much larger data, larger number of users, heavier publishing requirements and desire flexibility to scale workers as needed, thus we always recommend separate systems for CAD workers in Production environments
when you configure worker make sure
Server: fakename.centrusenergy.com -> this is the windchill server hostname.
Port: 601 -> this is port that worker uses to communicate with windchill. Default value is 5600. You can find actual value in agent.ini file. (Refer CS126358)
When you configure worker on same machine where windchill is installed then: