Connect to BIMcollab Nexus from Solibri

Connect to BIMcollab Nexus from Solibri

Solibri is a very powerful and flexible BIM tool. Connected to BIMcollab Nexus it becomes part of an equally powerful Issue management ecosystem.

Version 9.12 - The BCF Live connector

The BCF Live connector is introduced in Solibri 9.12.

Configure the settings of the BCF Live Connector

  1. Go to the BCF Live Connector Layout to connect to BIMcollab Nexus and synchronize issues
  2. In the BCF Live View, turn on the slider to configure the connection



  3. Add a new server in the Select project dialog, select BIMcollab new as server
  4. Type in the BIMcollab space address in the URL section, as https://example.bimcollab.com



  5. Click on Authenticate and fill out your BIMcollab login credentials to configure the connection
  6. The Server Name will be visible in Solibri and can differ from the URL
  7. Select the project you want to connect to, and click Start Synchronization



Version 9.10 - An integrated BCF connector

Solibri uses their BCF Connector to connect to BIMcollab Nexus and synchronize issues. As of version 9.10 the BCF connector is included in the installation of Solibri (Office, Site and Anywhere).

Configure the settings of the BCF connector

You will find the BCF connector settings under File > Settings> BCF connector.
  1. Add a new server in the dialog, select BIMcollab new as server
  2. Type in the server address in the URL section, as https://example.bimcollab.com



  3. Click on Authenticate and fill out your BIMcollab login credentials to configure the connection
  4. The Server Name will be visible in Solibri and can differ from the URL



  5. When you close this dialog your settings are saved and available for use in Solibri when synchronizing presentations.
Check the checkbox Show Synchronization Report as this provides an overview of how many issues are successfully imported, exported and updated after synchronization.

Version 9.8 and 9.9 - BCF connector extension

When working with Solibri Model Checker 9.8 or 9.9, follow these steps to successfully install and setup the BCF Connector.
  1. Your Solibri administrator needs to add and assign the BCF Connector extension from the Solibri Solution Center to all users before they can install it.
  2. You should be able to find and install the latest BCF Connector in Solibri via File > Solution Center



  3. After installation, you will need to restart Solibri for the extension to take effect.
  4. Configuring the settings for the Solibri BCF Connector are explained above in the paragraph Version 9.10 - Configure the settings of the BCF connector

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