Installation

Requirements

As powerGate allows to automate data synchronization between Vault and ERP systems, the Vault system requirements defined by Autodesk leads.

Operating System: 64-bit only

  • Microsoft Windows 10

  • Microsoft Windows 11

Autodesk Vault Client: 2023 / 2022 / 2021

  • Vault Professional

.NET Framework: 4.5 or higher

Windows PowerShell: PowerShell 4.0 or higher

coolOrange powerJobs Client: powerJobs Client gets installed automatically

  • powerEvents is needed to use the standard integration or to realize custom integrations between Vault Client, Inventor and the ERP system.

Setup

The powerGate setup is delivered as an executable and accepts the standard windows installer arguments documented here.
To accept the products EULA when starting the setup in silent mode pass the ACCEPT_EULA=1 argument.

Install Locations

powerGate is installed in the following locations on your system:

  • The commandlets will be installed to C:\Program Files\coolOrange\Modules\powerGate

Following shared libraries are installed in GAC:

  • powerGate.Erp.Client.dll

  • coolOrange.Logging.dll

Following shortcuts are added in the start menu:

  • powerGate Console - Opens the powershell Console and loads the powerGate module

  • powerGate Information - Opens the About dialog with product related information

  • powerGate License Information - Opens the License Information dialog to activate the product

  • powerGate Logs - Opens the log file location

Updates

To install a newer version of powerGate just execute the setup file of the new version. This will automatically update the files in the existing installation.

Uninstall

In case you want to remove powerGate from your computer you can:

  • Execute the setup file again. This will give you the option to repair or remove powerGate. Click on “Remove” to uninstall the program.

  • Go to “Control Panel - Programs and Features”, find “coolOrange powerGate” and run “Uninstall”.