ts16973407 - Vault 2011 - Security/Property Hotfix

In a continuing effort to provide high quality products, Autodesk has released this hotfix which provides the following updates;

  1. A security setting update for file status changes.
  2. Property mapping performance enhancement.
  3. Cumulative updates.

This README file highlights how to install this hotfix and other important information regarding this update.


Description of the Issues
System Requirements
Related Hotfixes and Utilities
Known Issues
Files Affected
Update Verification
Installation Instructions

Description of the Issues

New Updates

  1. When multiple security settings are enabled on a folder, the settings would incorrectly prevent a user from performing a state change on a file.
  2. A property mapping performance enhancement prevents an error 109 from occurring when editing existing User Defined Properties.

Cumulative Updates

  1. After installing update TS15770173_Server, an item state change was denied or resulted in an error 303.
  2. New migration issues have been resolved for error messages containing the following;
    1. Cannot insert duplicate key in object 'dbo.ContentSourcePropertyDef'
  3. When performing a search on entities that contain Greek characters, the characters were acting like wild card characters.
  4. Property fields containing certain characters would cause the More button to become unresponsive on file, item or search grids.
  5. For folders and files with security restrictions, it was possible to perform some operations (ex. state change).
  6. Some Vault configurations would result in an error when attempting to export the configuration.
  7. Title blocks containing a comma character in the attribute would result in an error when trying to map the property.
  8. Attempting to import large revision schemes would time out before the operation could be completed.

System Requirements

Vault Server

  • Autodesk Data Management Server 2011 Update 2
  • Autodesk Data Management Server 2011 Update 2 (Workgroup)
  • Autodesk Data Management Server 2011 Update 2 (Collaboration)
  • Autodesk Data Management Server 2011 Update 2 (Professional)

  • Vault Client

  • Autodesk Vault Workgroup 2011 Update 2
  • Autodesk Vault Collaboration 2011 Update 2
  • Autodesk Vault Professional 2011 Update 2

  • Related Hotfixes and Utilities

    The installation of hotfix ts16521805 is recommended.

    This cumulative update contains all of the fixes from TS15770173_Server and some issues from TS16521805 (see Cumulative Updates).

    This update should be used in conjunction with TS15770173_Client (included).

    Autodesk Inventor 2011 SP1 DL16094377 is required to resolve all issues.

    Known Issues


    It is strongly recommended to perform a back up prior to the application of this update.

    This hotfix cannot be uninstalled. To revert to a pre hotfix state, the application must be reinstalled and a pre hotfix back up must be restored.

    Files Affected


  • Connectivity.Platform.dll

  • TS15770173_Client

  • Connectivity.Explorer.DocumentPS.dll

  • Update Verification

  • The updated Connectivity.Platform.dll file is version
  • The updated Connectivity.Explorer.DocumentPS.dll file is version
  • Installation Instructions

    Vault Server

    1. NOTE: Always ensure that a successful backup has been performed before applying any hotfixes.
    2. Open Autodesk Data Management Server Console and make sure all databases are fully migrated to the latest version.
    3. Migrate all unmigrated databases and libraries before proceeding.
    4. Close the Autodesk Data Management Server Console application.
    5. Run ts16973407.msp on the server to install the hotfix.
    6. Open a command prompt and navigate to the installed location of Connectivity.ADMSConsole.exe.
    7. Run Autodesk Data Management Server b2bmigrate operation in command line mode:
      1. Example: Connectivity.ADMSConsole.Exe -Ob2bmigrate -VUadministrator -VPadmin_password -DBUsql_user -DBPsql_password
      2. NOTE: Replace 'admin_password' with the appropriate administrator password for the -VP switch.
      3. The last two command line parameters are required only if the 'sa' password is not the default password.
    8. A 'migration successful' dialog will display when the b2bmigrate operation has completed.
    9. Reset the web service by typing 'iisreset' at the command prompt.
    10. Install the hotfix on all Autodesk Data Management servers.
    11. Open the Autodesk Data Management Server console and begin a Rebuild Search Indexes.

    Vault Client

    1. NOTE: The client hotfix only applies to Autodesk Vault Workgroup, Collaboration and Professional. (See the system requirements section.)
    2. Extract the TS15770173_Client.msp file to a temporary directory on the workstation.
    3. Double-click on TS15770173_Client.msp to install the hotfix.
    4. Install the hotfix on all Autodesk Vault workstations.

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