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ACADE block library

Status: Under Review
by Valued Contributor m_simons on ‎08-20-2012 04:38 AM

It would be nice to see native support for the ACADE block library in Vault similar to the way it already handles content center.


I was able to sort-of finagle vault to work with an ACADE block library but it was not ideal.


Status: Under Review
6 Kudos

It would be useful to be able to backup\restore with out the filestore.


A commandline swithc would be useful to exclude the filestore from the backup if you just want to either validate your databases by restoring them to a test\dummy machine.


For sending the backup to support


For testing the migration to a new release


Then the ability to attach the filestore later.

2 Kudos

As part of the job configuration, an administrator should be able to specify whether a user should be prompted if a user attempts to create a duplicate job.


An example for this would be the create visualization jobs.  Users shouldn't be prompted that a duplicate job exists if they check in the file a second time before the first job was completed.


For certain jobs, you need this notification, for others it is completely unnecessary.  Also, it shouldn't go into the error log on the vault server.

Status: Accepted
1 Kudo

I'd like to see an addition to the Vault/File Status tab for a shortcut method to CHECK OUT INCLUDING ALL CHILDREN. Many times a day a have to go through the process of Vault/File Status/Options/Check Out Dialog/Settings/Include children and then the same again to turn the setting off.



Status: Solution Provided
Brendan, in Vault 2014 we have redesigned the Checkout dialog and it is much easier to perform what you are requesting with fewer clicks. When you upgrade to that release please give it a try and see if this addresses this request. If it doesn't update this idea and I will change the status.
5 Kudos


i think it's useful to have a scripting-interface like vlogic (

It should be possible to make extensions with this scripting interface for the job server, too.

Best regards


2 Kudos

for consideration ;


in our operation we have seen some file / folder ownership management problems  (inability to take ownership) seen between relicated servers. ie a remote server is down = no way to transfer ownership to other servers / sites.


i think there is the need to have some improved functionality on this topic and other general topics relating to the replicated environment.


is it sufficient to accept that if a remote server is down that there is no way ever to get ownership back of files back? despite very short or zero lease times etc etc.


i would have thought that the provider server would be able to force ownership back to itself or other server if the files were not checked out. i have searched to no avail & also have been advised by our VAR group that we cannot do this.

if that is the case then i feel that with some consideration of improved functional development that this would be possible or at the least have something along the lines of automatical ownership transfer configure to send ownership from remote sites after hours, back to the server who owns the files again before business resumes the next day. that way if a site does not boot up at the start of business, the other remote servers have the choice to take ownership if it is urgent.


this may not be the answer but with sensible discussion and development there may be solutions to the situations that could arise.

1 Kudo

Enhance Export Configuration

Status: Accepted
by Distinguished Contributor tmoney2007 on ‎07-25-2013 08:19 AM - last edited on ‎08-07-2013 08:57 AM by Board Manager

There should be a relatively simple option in ADMS to truncate data from the vault, or to backup just the configuration.


Doing an implementation at a publicly traded company means going to a multi-stage process (dev, test, UAT, Prod) with multiple vault environments to verify the configuration before go-live.  It would be very convenient to be able to either remove all of the files from the vault to provide a clean starting point for a new environment.


Alternately, the option to backup JUST the configuration would be a huge help as well.

Status: Accepted
2 Kudos

Please, consider possibility to check out Project links as a Hard links (for NTFS).

Status: Accepted
MiWaNiZa, Can you give a little more information on what you are looking for? Are you trying to force a working folder?
1 Kudo

If you've attempted to use the Refrence Repair Utility you'll quickly become frustrated it could really use some enhancements




  • In the settings I should be able to browse and select the Inventor Project File. The slash is opposite "/" to all other pathing in the settings and caused me some grief the first time I used this
  • I shouldn't have to close the utility when its done processing a folder. I should be able to pick a new folder and continue
  • I should be able to select multiple folders to process
  • It would be nice to be able to browse for folders to process
  • It can error and stop. As a script / batch processing utility it should just log the error and continue. There should be 0-interaction by the user until it is done
  • When it errors, it says to look at the log, but when you look at the log there is absolutely nothing about the error or what caused it to stop

Importing Fixes


  • I would assume that most people run the scan not on the server, apply the changes to the .xml not on the server, but then need to go to the server to import the fixes. It would be nice to be able to "push" the fixes from the same system used to scan and fix.
  • I use the command line to import the fixes but then need to use the ADMS Console logs to see any errors.... huh? The import needs to have its own GUI that writes its own log / error report
2 Kudos

establish a system, where known issue go directly to the customer (especially platinum users)

e.g. WorkgroupReplication.xml issues and things where we can easily improve our system like web.config tweaks.

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