Autodesk® Revit® Server 2012 Update 1 Readme

Thank you for downloading Autodesk® Revit® Server 2012 Update 1.

This readme contains the latest information regarding the installation and use of this update. It is strongly recommended that you read this entire document before you apply the update to your licensed copy of Autodesk® Revit® Server 2012.


This update is for the following Autodesk products running on all supported operating systems. Be sure to install the correct update for your software.



Autodesk Revit Server 2012


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Apply This Update

Follow these instructions to install this update to Autodesk Revit Server 2012.

  1. Download the update and save it to any folder.
  2. Notify users that the Revit Server network will be taken offline for an update and that they should close all server-based models in Revit.
  3. Using Revit Server Administrator, apply a lock on the server to halt all Revit Server based activity.
  4. When the lock is successfully applied, for each server in the Revit Server network:
  5. After all servers have been updated, use Revit Server Administrator to release the lock on the server and notify users that the maintenance is complete.

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Uninstall This Update

Note: This update cannot be uninstalled to revert Autodesk Revit Server 2012 to its pre-update state. If you need to remove the update, please uninstall Autodesk Revit Server 2012 and then reinstall it.

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Improvements made in Update 1 build (20110622_0930):

  1. Improves stability under periods of high use and heavy load.
  2. Enhances information about model-level locks that may be orphaned while in Revit Server Administrator.
  3. Find the folder where you saved the update and double-click the executable (EXE) file.
  4. Reduces the rate of growth of the central file on the server. (This enhancement requires both Revit and the server to be updated; if only one is updated, no improvement will be realized.)
  5. Improves reliability of the RevitServerTool. (The Revit Server UR will update the server copy of this tool, and the Revit UR will update the application copy of this tool).

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