Altium Designer Documentation

EDMSInterface_Dlg-SysPrefForm_InstalledVaultsData Management - Vaults_AD

Created: July 27, 2015 | Updated: April 11, 2017
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 The Data Management - Vaults page of the Preferences dialog.
The Data Management - Vaults page of the Preferences dialog.


As its name suggests, the Data Management – Vaults page of the Preferences dialog provides controls relating to the management of connections to Altium Vaults.


The Data Management – Vaults page is part of the main Preferences dialog (DXP » Preferences) and is accessed by clicking the Vaults entry under the Data Management folder, in the left-hand pane of the dialog. 



  • Current Vault List - presenting a list of currently connected Altium Vaults. For each vault, the following information is displayed:
    • Name - Displays the name of the selected Vault.
    • Description - Displays the description of the selected Vault
    • Address - Displays the location of the selected Vault
    • Status - Displays the status of the selected Vault. A green tick indicates the Vault works properly while a red mark indicates there's an issue with Vault.
    • Enable - Check this option to enable use of the target Vault in the Vaults panel.
  • Add Vault - Click this button to add a new Vault. If enabled, the new Vault will be accessible from the Vaults panel.
  • Add Altium Content Vault - Click this button to add a connection to the Altium Content Vault. The added Altium Content Vault will be accessible from the Vaults panel.
  • Disconnect From Vault - Click this button to remove the selected Vault. The selected Vault will no longer be accessible from the Vaults panel.
  • Properties - Click this button to edit the properties of selected Vault. Options includes below:
    • Edit Connection to Vault - Open the Edit Altium Vault Connection dialog which allows users to edit the Vault Server address and administration related information. The dialog also allows users to test their connection to the Vault.
    • Edit Vault Properties - Open the Edit Vault Properties dialog, which enables users to to edit the selected Vault's name and description, as well as view version and licensing information.
    • Edit Revision Naming Scheme - Open the Edit Revision Naming Schemes dialog, which allows users to edit the naming scheme used for revisions in the selected Vault.
    • Edit Lifecycle Definition -  Open the Edit Lifecycle Definitions dialog which allows users to edit the lifecycle definition for the selected Vault.

Temporary Folder For PCB Releases

  • Specify the temporary folder used for generating PCB releases - for a default installation, this will be \Users\<ProfileName>\AppData\Local\Temp\Releases. Click the  button to define a different location.
  • Delete contents after exiting release mode - Check this option to automatically delete the contents of the temporary release folder, after exiting release mode.
  • Allow manual initial revision Id - enable to have the ability to manually set the ID for the initial revision of a newly-created Item in an Altium Vault. With the feature enabled, create the required new Item in the vault as usual. After creation, right-click on the Item and choose Properties - giving access to the Edit Item dialog. Hover over the Revision ID field and click the  control. The Set Initial Values dialog will appear, from where you can set the ID to meet your requirements. Fields will be provided, as applicable, to modify the various levels of the ID, in accordance with the chosen Revision Naming Scheme.
The ID of the Item's first planned revision can be changed at any point after the Item is created, and before data is released into that initial revision (i.e. it is still in the Planned state).


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