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What's Good About ADW’s Configuration Manager? Look to 16.6 and See!

Comments(2)Filed under: Library and design data management, PCB design, SPB, Librarians, Allegro Design Workbench, Library flow, Library, design, design data management, Grzenia, Allegro 16.6, 16.6

The 16.6 Allegro Design Workbench (ADW) Configuration Manager has been enhanced!

There is an enhanced focus on software serviceability and an improved ease of use environment for managing:

  • Software updates & version status
  • Configuration Files & Database updates
  • Single cockpit to monitor global server topology
    • Easy to use dashboard for Server connection status
  • Server topology

A new ADW Server Setup Wizard provides the ability to quickly install the server and clients.

The Sever Management Tools provide:
–    New server set up wizard
–    Start/stop server
–    Server status logs

You can now setup a schedule for Library Distribution and Distribution status monitoring.

Read on for more details …

Here’s the new Configuration Manager:

You can setup a Master or Design type server:

The new map display indicates the various servers around the globe and their status:


A green icon indicated the server is running (yellow means it’s stopped). You can hover over the icon to determine the name, description and status. A Right Mouse Button (RMB) on the icon controls other options:

Here are the various options when you select Configure Library Distribution:


As always, I look forward to your comments!

Jerry “GenPart” Grzenia


By Slav on December 2, 2013
Hi, Jerry!
Interesting info. I have a quesition, anyway. Is it possible to run ADW server on Linux and have users on windows masines? Will some priviledged users be able to administer ADW?
Best Regards,

By Jerry GenPart on December 19, 2013
Hi Slav,
Yes - the ADW Server can reside on a different OS platform than the clients. And, through the configuration file, you can establish who will be ADW administrators.
Jerry G.

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