DriveWorks Pro 17: EPDM: Check out a file from vault [send feedback...]

EPDM: Check out a file from vault

This Specification Flow Task will check out a file from inside the vault.

Note: The vault the file will be checked out of is the vault specified in the EPDM plugin settings and the user with which it will be checked out with is the user also specified in the EPDM plugin settings. Make sure that the path that you specify falls under the vault otherwise the task will fail.


Property NameDescription
Source File NameFile Name to check out (Must be inside the vault). This must be the full path to the file i.e. C:\VaultName\VaultFolder\MyPart.SLDPRT.
Constant NameOptional name of the constant that the result will be posted to for reference
TitleChanges the Title (not the name) of the task.


When this task is added the properties are static by default.
See How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property to enable rules to be built on these properties.

Property NameExample RuleExample ResultMeaning
Source File Name"C:\VaultName\VaultFolder\MyPart.SLDPRT"C:\VaultName\VaultFolder\MyPart.SLDPRTThis will mark the file MyPart.SLDPRT as the file to check out of the vault.
Constant NameMyResultConstantMyResultConstantWhen the task is run, the result of whether the file was successfully checked out or not will be written to this constant.

Using the Task in a Specification Macro

This task has different types of Outputs. For more information about Outputs see Specification Macros Task Node.

Outputs are only available within Specification Macros. Currently Outputs are not available for Specification Flow.

Status Outputs

This task does not currently support Status Output Navigation.

Please check the Specification Report for details of Success/Warnings/Failure.

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