PDXpert Application Server overview

The PDXpert® Application Server provides facilities for communicating with PDXpert client applications and the Microsoft® SQL Server™ database engine. It displays an administrator interface window (the "console") for configuring the system and for managing your product database and library.

Pay special attention to warnings like this to avoid data loss.

The PDXpert Application Server provides these functions:

  • Confirms that the user logging into the PDXpert client application software is authorized to access your data.
  • Verifies that the PDXpert client application and the database schema are compatible.
  • Supplies the database connection information to the PDXpert client application.
  • Manages the file library for the PDXpert client application.
  • Validates the software license that has been assigned to your organization.
  • Supports database backup, restore, and relocation functions.
  • Provides a web browser link to the current client installer.
  • Downloads new installation software to out-of-date client computers.
  • Permits resetting the PDXpert super administrator account password.

Before making changes to the PDXpert Application Server settings, review the appropriate sections of this help file. The How to...? topics provide detailed instructions for operating the PDXpert Application Server.

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