Vault Mobile App: Setup & More

Autodesk have just launched the exciting new Vault Mobile App. I've tested it, it's awesome, but you need to be aware of a few things. The first hurdle is connecting to the server, you need to specify the server's IP address as shown below. In my testing I found that if I specified the server... Continue Reading →

Batch Logic for Inventor & Vault

Thomas Rambach of recently asked if I would BETA test his latest creation "Batch Logic". Before I get into Batch Logic, it's worth pointing out that Thomas is the creator of Swift Prints and Design Notes for Inventor. Batch Logic is two fantastic utilities rolled into one, the first for Inventor and another for... Continue Reading →

Setting up Duplicate Search in Vault 2020.2

I mentioned the launch of Duplicate Search for Vault 2020.2 in a previous blog post. Once you have installed the update (brief update instructions at the bottom of this post), the new Duplicate Search Dashboard is available in your Vault client. To set up the duplicate search, from your Vault Settings (Tools > Administration >Vault... Continue Reading →

Vault 2020.2 Duplicate Search

The Vault team have just made "Duplicate Search" available to subscription customers. This is different to any duplicate searches that you have run on your Vault in the past, as this new technology allows you to search for duplicate files by their 3D shape. The new duplicate search actually compares the geometry of files to... 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 →

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