• Use the Hosted Server?!?! What if I lose Internet connection?!

    Recently the Bentley Hosted SELECTserver has been receiving a lot of attention. Using Bentley products without having to manage a server sounds too good to be true, but the truth is, it is the way to go!!!  Let’s go over all the great things the Bentley Hosted SELECTserver has to offer. There is no need for a Server, no need for a Database, there are no SELECTserver errors, and there is no Maintenance required, and you…

    • Thu, Feb 24 2011
  • SELECTServer: Accessing the Database

    Warning: Making these changes can cause serious, system-wide problems within your environment. Do not make these changes unless you are confident with these steps and understand the impact to your system and other applications running on it.
    The SELECTserver application should be looked at as two parts working in a very close proximity to each other.  These parts are the SELECTserver Interface and the Microsoft SQL database…
    • Mon, Feb 14 2011
  • I need to back up my SELECTServer Database but I don't know how!

    So you need to make a back up for your SELECTServer database for any number or reasons, but you are not sure how to accomplish this task.  Below your will find three (3) ways to accomplish this and continue on with your day to day operations.

    First things first...The hassel of a SELECTServer Database can be avoided by utilizing the Bentley Hosted Server!  Learn more by clicking here:

    Lets dive into the ways a SELECTServer…

    • Fri, Feb 4 2011
  • Running Multiple SELECTservers is not needed

    We can all agree that having a backup plan is important, but running additional SELECTservers as a failover server is not really needed. The SELECTserver was designed to issue licenses for up to 30 days in an “Offline” or disconnected mode. There are better methods through a failover server or utilize high availability in a virtual environment. Having additional SELECTservers running could result in over usages being…
    • Fri, Feb 4 2011