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LoginAuto Method (IEdmVault5)

Logs in to the specified vault.


Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Sub LoginAuto( _
   ByVal bsVaultName As System.String, _
   ByVal hParentWnd As System.Integer _
void LoginAuto( 
   System.string bsVaultName,
   System.int hParentWnd
void LoginAuto( 
&   System.String^ bsVaultName,
&   System.int hParentWnd


Vault name
Parent window handle; used when the login dialog box displays to ensure it remains visible


See the IEdmVault5 examples.


This method differs from IEdmVault5::Login in that this method does not require the username and password. This method logs into the vault as the same user that is already logged into either the vault view through Windows Explorer or the vault through the SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM client software. This method allows you to share the license of the already logged-in user. If no user is already logged into the specified file vault, a login dialog box displays. Also unlike IEdmVault5::Login, this method properly consumes a license without first calling IEdmVault13::LoginEx to comply with the SOLIDWORKS End User License Agreement (EULA)

You can retrieve the ID of the SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM client user by calling IEdmVault11::GetLoggedInWindowsUserID. You can also log in silently as the SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM client by calling IEdmVault11::LogInWindowsUser.

Return codes: 

  • S_OK: The method successfully executed.
  • E_EDM_ALREADY_LOGGED_IN: You are already logged in to this vault.
  • E_EDM_CANT_OPEN_DATABASE: The database could not be opened (Maybe the vault name was incorrect?).
  • E_EDM_CANCELLED_BY_USER: The log-in dialog box displays, but the user clicked Cancel instead of logging in.

See Also


SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM Version 5.2

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