Installation

Requirements

Operating System: 64-bit only

  • Microsoft Windows 10

  • Microsoft Windows 11

Windows PowerShell: PowerShell 4.0 or higher

powerFLC Processor

As powerFLC Processor contains a Vault Client Extension the Vault system requirements defined by Autodesk leads.

Autodesk Vault Client: 2023 / 2022 / 2021

  • Vault Professional

coolOrange powerJobs Processor: powerJobs Processor 21.0 or higher (optional)

  • Needed in order to use the powerJobs Processor workflow Transfer Item BOMs or to use custom workflows using the Vault JobProcessor.

Setups

The powerPLM (powerFLC) setups are delivered as executables and accept 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.
Two different setups are provided:

Install Locations

powerPLM (powerFLC) is installed in the following locations on your system:

  • The Vault client extensions are placed in C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\[Vault Version]\Extensions\powerFLC Processor

  • All powerShell libraries are placed in C:\Program Files\coolOrange\Modules\powerFLC

Following shared libraries are installed in GAC:

  • coolOrange.Logging.dll

  • coolOrange.VaultServices\_[Vault Version].dll

Following shortcuts are added to the start menu:

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

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

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

  • powerFLC Logs - Opens the log file location

Updates

To install a newer version of powerPLM (powerFLC) 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 powerPLM (powerFLC) from your computer you can:

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

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