Autodesk Cloud Services Up-time Dashboard

If you use AutoCAD, Revit, Inventor, Fusion360, Vault, or pretty much any of the main stream Autodesk products, you will have at some stage used an Autodesk cloud service. To help understand any planned maintenance or outages, Autodesk have created a "Health Dashboard", which shows the current status of all cloud services, as well as... Continue Reading →

Vault 2019 – Get Your Add-ins in Order

You may have the Autodesk Vault Client installed on your CAD workstation, but find that the product specific add-ins are not installed. This is pretty simple to resolve, the steps laid out below show how I recently added the Vault add-ins for MS Outlook and AutoCAD Electrical to my system. Step one, go to "Apps... Continue Reading →

Super Charge Your Vault Searches

Autodesk Vault has some very powerful search functionality built in, and with a few extra tricks up our sleeve, you can become a search Jedi! Here are a few things you can try. Try *. to find files of a specific extension: eg: *.ipt will find all part files, *.iam will find all assembly files Try... Continue Reading →

What the heck is a Non-Tip Error in Vault?

The "Sync properties not allowed on non-tip versions" error message in Autodesk Vault has been known to cause a bit of a panic with Vault Administrators, as it sounds very serious and re-submitting the failed job does not resolve it. So what does "Sync properties not allowed on non-tip versions" mean? Basically, the job processor... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Vault Error Codes

The Vault Job processor may from time to time throw an error, and the list below may come in handy. This list is usually published in the SDK folder, which most users will not have on their Vault servers, so this may prove to be a handy resource to bookmark. Code Name Comments 0 UnspecifiedSystemException... Continue Reading →

Blog Archive

Below is a set of links to my 228 blog posts on Cadline Community. There are even more in the archives, the list below dates back to the 2012 product releases, so should go far enough back. Enjoy! Vault: Improve Collaboration with Shared Views Use Cadline Connect to Manage Your Vault PDFs Inventor - Quick... Continue Reading →

AU London 2018 Preview

If you're headed to Autodesk University London this year, and are an Inventor or Vault user, you may be interested in the 2 sessions that I am running. The first once is called "Extending Autodesk Vault". The aim of the class, is to show how to add functionality to Vault, using a tool called "Cadline... Continue Reading →

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