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Autodesk Vault Latest Release Date and Latest Approver

Vault Maintenance

New Properties in Vault! Finally, it is here!! Within Autodesk Vault it has always been a pain to get the latest approver and latest release date into your drawing title blocks and revision tables, until now. In Vault 2022 we have two new and critical properties that we can utilise for exactly this. In previous …

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Create a Template Folder Structure to Duplicate in Vault

Vault Maintenance

How do you create and copy a standard project folder structure in Autodesk Vault? This is a very quick win inside of Vault. Have you noticed that you can’t copy a folder with subfolders in Vault? This could be very useful if you like to keep a consistent folder structure for every project inside Vault. …

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Vault ‘Check In’ Tab Greyed Out or Disabled?

Our support team at Man and Machine, occasionally come across Vault issues. One issue which appears sometimes is a ‘greyed out’ or disabled Check In feature on the Vault tab within Inventor. Albeit a small issue, this can be the cause of a greater problem which would need investigating. In this blog, I will explain …

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How to Uninstall Autodesk Vault SQL Instance

Vault Maintenance

There are some occasions when a complete uninstall of the Vault SQL instance is required, for example, when you need to rename the Vault server. The following steps detail how to uninstall the AUTODESKVAULT instance so that you could rename the server then re-install and restore Vault from a Vault backup. First uninstall Autodesk Data …

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Inventor to Vault Revision Sync

Are you wanting to have Vault control your revisions, but are worried about the manual process of moving all your files over various revisions? This workflow will assist you in the transition and save you some time in adjusting all your parts revisions too. You will first need to allow Vault to see your files …

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Vault Download Restrictions

Vault Maintenance

Since the release of Vault 2021, we have an additional permission which controls the ability to download files, this gives an added layer of security around the control of your files. Users who are blocked from downloading files will not be able to perform functions like Copy Design, Get, or Pack & Go. The Download …

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Autodesk Vault Mobile App

Vault Maintenance

Vault is an integral part of many companies’ data management workflow, from control of access to files, to the management of lifecycles and revisions. With the release of the Vault Mobile App, users can now take this management tool wherever they are. Setting up the app is very simple, so long as you are connected …

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Selling your way out of COVID

At the time of writing this, it certainly feels like the UK is starting to return to some sort of normality following a very strange and difficult year for everyone. I know for a fact that my European colleagues are very envious of our national vaccination role out. But as the economy slowly starts to …

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