Altium Designer Documentation

Edit Altium Vault Connection

Created: July 28, 2015 | Updated: June 16, 2017
Now reading version 15.1. For the latest, read: Edit Altium Vault Connection for version 17.1

The Edit Altium Vault Connection dialog.
The Edit Altium Vault Connection dialog.


This dialog allows users to edit the server address for a selected Vault. While in the dialog, users can also test the Vault connection and make sure the assigned server address is accessible.


From the Data Management - Vaults page of the Preferences dialog, select the desired Vault. To edit the Vault's connection and either double-click on the Vault or right-click and select Edit Connection to Vault.


  • Vault Server Address - Enter the desired Vault Server Address. To ensure the address is accessible, use the Test Connection button.
  • Find Vaults on LAN - Click this link to quickly find an Altium Vault that has been installed on the company's Local Area Network.
  • Use Alternative Credentials - Enable this option if you wish to login to the Vault using a different account than your login to Altium Designer.
  • Test Connection - Click to ensure that the server address is accessible. A confirmation dialog will follow a successful test.
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