Server and client library mismatch
When trying to connect to ProjectWise data source through ProjectWise explorer"Where is it written that 08.05.01.36 is not backwards compatible"
This error indicates that you may be trying to log into a new application server with an older client version of the software or visa versa. If you are using ProjectWise 08.05.01.36. you must have identical client and server version software. Please check your version numbers to make sure they match.In answer to your question "Where is it written that 08050136 is not backwards compatible"..The information you are looking for is actually on the select download page. When you search for ProjectWise and get the results click on the link for Bentley ProjectWise 2004 Edition- Client Setups , server setups, or admin setups f or version 08.05.01.36A information windows pops up with the below statement in it.IMPORTANT: Existing users of ProjectWise 2004 Edition(220.127.116.11 or 18.104.22.168) can incrementally upgrade to ProjectWise 2004 Edition Select Update(22.214.171.124) by upgrading the ProjectWise Server modules first. ProjectWise 126.96.36.199 Explorer clients will not connect to ProjectWise Application Servers with version numbers below 188.8.131.52. Existing ProjectWise 184.108.40.206 or 220.127.116.11 clients will continue to operate and can be up graded to ProjectWise 18.104.22.168 as needed.
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