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Sharing a project for a team, accessing projects remotely. Setup of BIMcloud/Users/Roles, Working/Messaging in Teamwork (Example: What are the firewall settings for the BIMcloud to make it accessible over the Internet?)

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I have a teamwork file in v21 that is getting this error message every few days. It initially only occurred for one user but is now affecting multiple users.

I have deleted the local teamwork data for each user which helps for a couple of days but it always comes back. First time I've encountered this and can't find any info online.

Any ideas?
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Hi ponaelius,

This could be caused by a corrupted element or database connecting to your project.

What I would try:
1. Ask all users to send data
2. Save a .pln from a user's machine where you still can Receive
3. Open the project with 'Open & Repair'
4. Re-share the project to the server

If it doesn't help, I would suggest to contact your local GRAPHISOFT Partner or send me a private message and we will try to sort this out.

Kind regards,
Thanks Noémi,

I had tried re-sharing to no avail.

Turns out errors were coming from the “Downspout Complex” object, specifically the "M_DS" macro.

It seems it is possible to create a conflict with the length of the downspout and the thickness of the pipe, once I isolated and removed these, the teamwork error appears to have gone as well.
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I keep receiving this error on a very large teamwork project, causing all work done since last send/receive to be lost, unless I save down and manually copy elements/changes over to the teamwork file. How did you determine which object was giving you issues? This is a very large teamwork file and I can't delete elements one by one.
We have recently migrated the project to AC22, and in that process, saved down and open/repaired the file before migrating.
Thanks in advance!
Make sure you have your work environment set to write reports. Then go to the 3D window and turn all layers/filters on and you'll most likely be interrupted with an error report which will tell you which part of the model is having issues.

It may be a model element such as a mesh/slab or it may be part of a library object which is generally a little trickier to fix.