Category Archives: Siemens NX Administration Tips

Siemens NX: Cannot Find Java Virtual Machine Issue and the Solution

By | 05/03/2017

This problem usually appears if there are some problems with your system environment variables concerning Java. It is pretty simple to resolve, you just have to check whether your variables are correct. To open the list of environment variables follow Windows Control Panel –> System –> Advanced System Settings –> Environment Variables. Check through the list… Read More »

Siemens NX: License Bundle Components – What they are for?

By | 03/14/2017

     Here I have collected some of the NX licensing components with their short meanings. Gateway – is a Base NX Module; NX Open Grip Execute – allows you to execute GRIP applications NX IGES/DXF/STEP – are the neutral formats translators; NX 2D Exchange – 2D translators; NX Rapid Prototyping – gives you tools… Read More »

Jet Hint: Display View Borders in NX Drafting

By | 12/20/2016

     By default NX would display a view border for each view on a current sheet. This behaviour could be changed by editing NX drafting settings.     Go to Menu —> Preferences —> Drafting (see the picture):      Under the View group select Workflow and tick the Display checkbox:     Click Apply… Read More »

Siemens NX Licensing – Remove a Single User’s License for a specified Feature

By | 11/08/2016

     Sometimes we come up against a situation where user is running Siemens NX on a node that crashes. In that case the user’s license sometimes remains checked out and becomes unavailable to other users.      One able to solve such accident using a set of utilities provided by Flexlm. The needed utility… Read More »

License Status – An Extremely handy FlexLM/FlexNET Status Viewer Tool

By | 11/07/2016

     A few days ago I found a very interesting utility which is called License Status. I’ve tested it and it turns out to be a really helpful tool for all Siemens PLM administrators and users. To my shame, I’ve never heard about it before.     This tool is actually has a pretty… Read More »

A few Words about Siemens NX Perfomance – CPU, Graphics Adapter, Memory, Multi-Core

By | 10/28/2016

    Processor performance     Although raw processor speed has a major impact on system performance, other factors also contribute to overall performance; for example, the type of disk drive (SCSI, ATA, or Serial ATA), disk speed, memory speed, graphics adapter, and bus speeds. The general rule is that “the faster the processor, the… Read More »