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CADFLL
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REVIT ON MULTI OFFICE NETWORKING

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08-20-2012 12:26 PM

I work for a company that has several offices in our state and we are sharing a network. From time to time, things get very slow on Revit.

 

Has anyone else had this issue and what did you do to fix it?

 

I am not looking for the details on the solution, just the big picture. thx!

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iam4phils
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Re: REVIT ON MULTI OFFICE NETWORKING

08-21-2012 09:29 AM in reply to: CADFLL

Look into Revit Server. It's a free program that Autodesk has put out to help with these issues.

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CADFLL
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Re: REVIT ON MULTI OFFICE NETWORKING

08-21-2012 09:58 AM in reply to: iam4phils

Let's say we are already doing that but it is running too slow is there any other suggestions?

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iam4phils
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Re: REVIT ON MULTI OFFICE NETWORKING

08-21-2012 10:09 AM in reply to: CADFLL

Maybe your IT dept didn't setup something right. It has enhanced the speed for our other offices quite a bit.

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asommer
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Re: REVIT ON MULTI OFFICE NETWORKING

08-21-2012 10:39 AM in reply to: CADFLL

Speed of the network is pretty critical, due to the fact that Revit constantly sends info to and from the Central model.  We upgraded our computer network cards and network switches to 1GB.  It made a significant difference.

 

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tkendrick
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Re: REVIT ON MULTI OFFICE NETWORKING

09-06-2012 11:57 AM in reply to: asommer

A third-party network appliance is also an option. One brand that I know of is Riverbed. Look for their WAN Optimization tools. I've seen a live demo of their system, it's pretty impressive.

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