Jan 10, 2019 · Rarely, it may not be possible to delete SOLIDWORKS PDM Local Vault by the standard method of right-clicking on it and selecting Delete File Vault View. Normal Method of Deleting Vault View. In these cases, the vault view can be deleted manually. Caution should be taken to ensure all files are checked in first, if possible. SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard Local Vault View The Local Vault View is where the vault files are cached, when a Check Out or Get is performed on a vaulted file. By caching the files locally, performance is not degraded by network bottlenecks. In many ways, the Local Vault View is similar to the PDM add-in in SOLIDWORKS.May 30, 2014 · The Intelligent PDM Vault from DS SolidWorks 6 With the PDM Vault, you can view all of the parts in an assembly without launching the CAD system. Contains Assemblies contain multiple parts. To get a complete listing of all the parts within an assembly, you would generally open the assembly in your CAD system and create a bill of materials.