Article - CS337554

Knowledge HUB - WindchillDS Removal & Migration to other Directory Servers

Modified: 08-Sep-2022   

Applies To

  • Windchill PDMLink
  • Windchill Directory Server



  • WindchillDS - Windchill Directory Server
  • DS - Directory Server
  • LDAP Server - Directory Server
  • AD - Microsoft Active Directory
  • DN - Distinguish Name, e.g. uid=wcadmin, ou=people, cn=AdministrativeLdap, cn=Windchill_12.0, o=ptc


Starting with Windchill, packaging and delivery of Windchill DS is discontinued (remove), and the direct technical support by PTC of any specific Directory Server product is discontinued from Windchill

In this model, a Directory Server is still part of the deployment architecture, but the support is equivalent as for other 3rd party components of the overall system. That is, PTC may refer cases that are traced to a specific Directory Server issue to the relevant software vendor.
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