Getting Windows Pro/E and ILink Clients talking to each other
All, I managed to install both client applications, Wildfire and Ilink 3.3 on my windows box and access the unix based license and file servers.
However, I can't seem to get the two applications talking to each other. When I try to open a .prt from Ilink, I get the error: Environment variable 'PDM_PROE_PATH' is not set. Please set it and try again.
I went into the Ilink startup .bat file and tried to hard code the appropriate path c:\program files\proeWildfire in there, but no luck. I did successfully change the HOMEDIR environment variable to a local drive instead of a network drive in the Ilink startup script, so I am having some luck.
Any tips from Ilink admin gurus?
BTW the client install of Pro/E and Ilink on a windows machine and pinging the license server and file server was almost too easy.
If I can get them talking then I am good to go. I am seeing good performance on a Dell Precision 220 (ONE OLD DOG!) running client apps locally. Much better than a Sunblade 2000 running all applications over the network including workspace and trail files!
RE: Getting Windows Pro/E and ILink Clients talking to each other
You need to set a system environment variable. On XP >Start>Control panel>System>advanced>system environment variables. Create an environment variable PEDM_ProE_Path to the start directory of Ilink (i.e. whatever directory you wish to start in)
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