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How to set the default workspace cache location in Windchill

E-learningPosted by Ing. Vladimir Palffy Thu, January 26, 2017 10:42AM

Applies To:

* Windchill PDMLink 9.0 to 11.0
* Windchill ProjectLink 9.0 to 11.0
* Windchill PDM Essentials 10.1 to 11.0
* Pro/INTRALINK 8.x + 9.0 to 11.0
* PTC Windchill Workgroup Manager


Set the following system or user environment variables:

PTC_WF_ROOT=<location that defines the cache directory>

PTC_WLD_ROOT=<location that defines the Workspace Local Directory>
Note: Applicable to those applications that do not support VFS or WFS

PTC_WGM_ROOT=<location that defines the application registry directory>

PTC_VFS_ROOT=<location that defines the PTC Virtual File System cache directory>

Note: Applicable to 10.1 and earlier

PTC_WFS_ROOT=<location of Windchill File System cache directory>
Note: Applicable to 10.2 and later

PTC_WF_CACHE=<location of additional cache directory space>

For Example:

Add the following environment in Control Panel > System > Advanced > Environment Variables, logoff and login:


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