• What happened to the PWV8.brg file in SS3?

    Previous versions of ProjectWise stored specific client settings (such as position of screens, icons, wizard manager) in the Windows user's local profile, in a file called pwv8.brg file. Over the years, some of these settings were moved to the ProjectWise datasource\user profile settings. With ProjectWise V8i (SELECTseries 3), any remaining setting that were in this file have been moved to the client's Microsoft Windows…

  • SS3 Granular Security - who wins?

    Question: What happens when a Group and a User (where the User is a member of the Group) are both assigned different granular security permissions to a particular node?


    Answer – The User’s individual granular security permissions wins.


    Here is an example:


    Mary is a member of Group A.

    Mary and all the members of Group A are in the Restricted Administrator Group.

    Mary and Group A are both assigned…

  • ProjectWise SELECTSeries 3 compatibilty

    Now that ProjectWise SELECTSeries 3 has been released, you might be wondering what different versions of ProjectWise components are compatible with each other.  Below you will find a matrix of what products are supported to run with various releases of ProjectWise Integration Server.

    Please note that at the time of this post, ProjectWise Web Server SELECTSeries 3 has not yet been released

    (For more detailed information…

  • Is your ProjectWise Explorer closing out with three command prompts?

    Is your ProjectWise Explorer closing out with three command prompts?  If so then  what most likely is happening is that your ProjectWise Explorer is crashing because it is trying to load the vprctl.dll and it cannot.  This is already a known issue that TSG is aware of and we have filed a trouble report.  The known fix is to unregister the vprctl.dll, but we have found a new cause for this issue.  Lately companies have been…