Hagerman Blog

Vault/ powerVault

Posted by Mike Space on Aug 12, 2019 2:13:26 PM

powerVault is a native PowerShell extension that allows you to talk with Vault via pure PowerShell command-lets.

With powerVault, you get command-lets for dealing with files and items. For instance “Open-VaultConnection” for establishing a connection to Vault, or “Get-VaultFile” for getting/downloading a file, or “Get-VaultItem” for getting an item and many more.

Read More

Topics: Tips and Tricks, Vault

Autodesk Vault Idle License Timeout

Posted by Travis Nave on Jul 12, 2019 11:04:17 AM

Autodesk Vault is notorious for not releasing idle licenses regardless of the TIMEOUT / TIMEOUTALL settings in the adskflex.opt options file.  Despite other Autodesk products following the idle timeout settings of the Autodesk Network License Manager, Autodesk Vault is known for being finicky with these settings.  Notwithstanding recent changes as early as 2017 that attempt to address this issue, Vault idle license timeouts have been wildly inconsistent. 

Read More

Topics: Vault

Making Vault Work for You

Posted by Julia Grant on Apr 10, 2019 8:00:09 AM

Most of us in the manufacturing sector understand the need to manage engineering and design data, and Vault is a great solution for that. It is perfect for keeping file references, revision and version management and alleviates the “last one in wins” issue. However, Vault doesn’t assist with challenges like bulk loading data with rules, exporting various files to downstream users and connecting to other business systems such as ERP.

Read More

Topics: Reviews, Vault