Restrictions and limitations

  • This component works with the DocuWare server version 5.1b, 5.1c, 6, and 6.1 – 6.9.
  • Communication Type has three options. Windows client, Web services and .Net API. The .NET API connection type works with DocuWare server 6.5 or higher, and starting with DocuWare server 6.9 it is the only supported connection type.
  • When the component service works on Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista, the DocuWare client can be started on the separate desktop, this additional instance of the DocuWare client started by user will not affect the component functionality. When the component service works on Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP, the component will start the DocuWare client on the user's desktop or use an already running instance of the DocuWare client. In this case you can start an additional instance of the DocuWare client under another user account if it is necessary.
  • For a proper operation of the component you should switch on the Allow service to interact with desktop option in the component service properties.
  • The component does not support Version management functionality of the DocuWare server version 6. This functionality, when switched on in the cabinet, adds Version number, Version status and Change comments fields into a list of the cabinet fields. The component cannot work with these fields; hence, please do not use them.
  • When working with the fields of the numeric type, the component can proceed values of the integer type only; this type has the following limits: from -2147483639 to 2147483639.
  • The Web services connection type does not support work with baskets.
  • The component supports only user-defined fields in the file cabinet.
  • The Windows client connection type does not support workflows, run as an user account. To use this type you should run the workflow server as the LocalSystem account. If you want to use user accounts in your workflow, please use Web services connection type.
  • For a proper operation of the component all DocuWare clients must be restarted on the system with the workflow server, when the DocuWare server settings have been changed.