Security Advisory – Autodesk Desktop Application

Autodesk Account
December 5, 2019

By Mark Lancaster, Synergis Helpdesk Technician At the end of November, Autodesk issued a security advisory for their Autodesk Desktop Application –“Under certain conditions, an attacker may trick a user into downloading a malicious DLL file into the working directory of Autodesk Desktop Application (ADA). The malicious DLL file may then leverage a DLL preloading […]

Important Message for AutoCAD 2020 Vault Users

Autodesk Account
November 12, 2019

By Mark Lancaster, Synergis Helpdesk Technician If you are using AutoCAD 2020 AND Autodesk Vault, this message may pertain to you. On November 7th, Autodesk released a software update (2020.1.1) for the AutoCAD 2020 product.  If you are ALSO using Autodesk Vault (2020) with your AutoCAD 2020 – please hold off on applying the 2020.1.1 […]

Windows 10 Update (1903) & Inventor Content Center

Factory
October 15, 2019

Posted by Mark Lancaster Although this Windows update (KB4517389) is not a crucial impact in the operations of Inventor Content Center, we still wanted to share with you what happens to Inventor Content Center when this given Windows update is applied.   After the update, content center category thumbnails are no longer present.   Prior to […]

Fusion 360 – "Let's Make Something Easy!"

Education
September 19, 2019

Fusion 360 has been around for a short while, but maybe you are first hearing of it or taking a stronger interest in learning more about it.  Fusion 360 is a cloud-based CAD/CAM tool for collaborative product development that combines industrial design, mechanical engineering, and machine tool programming into one software solution. Synergis Applications Consultant, […]

The "Vault Bros." are Presenting at AU2019

Education
September 19, 2019

They call themselves the “Vault Bros.” and have been hosting classes together at Autodesk University since 2016 – but who are they?  Chris Benner, CAD Department Supervisor at Powell Fabrication & Manufacturing, LLC in St. Louis, Michigan, and our very own Mark Lancaster, Helpdesk Technician at Synergis Technologies, LLC.  Both Chris and Mark are part […]

September 2019 Scheduled Down Time for Maintenance

Autodesk Account
September 4, 2019

Issue: Autodesk software and services requiring sign in (or identity-based access) will be unavailable beginning at 8:30 pm PDT on Friday, September 20, until 3:30 am GMT, Saturday, September 21). Solution: To continue to improve the resiliency and scalability of our products, Autodesk will perform a maintenance update, which will result in some services being […]

AutoCAD & AutoCAD Vertical Product Combo Security Update

Autodesk Account
August 13, 2019

Posted by Mark Lancaster – Synergis Helpdesk Technical & Autodesk Expert Elite On August 8, 2019, Autodesk released a combo security update for the following 2017-2019 products: Autodesk Advance Steel Autodesk AutoCAD Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical Autodesk AutoCAD Map 3D Autodesk AutoCAD Mechanical Autodesk AutoCAD MEP Autodesk AutoCAD P&ID Autodesk AutoCAD Plant 3D […]

Autodesk Account Reporting – Seat Usages

Autodesk Account
August 2, 2019

Posted by Mark Lancaster – Synergis Helpdesk Technical & Autodesk Expert Elite On or around July 15, Autodesk began updating your Autodesk Account to include a new reporting tool to allow your assigned subscription administrator to report on seat usage associated to your single-user subscription based products.  This reporting tool gives you insight into when […]

ACTION ALERT: Update Your Autodesk TLS to 1.2 BEFORE 8/3/19

Building
August 2, 2019

UPDATED We have produced a short YouTube video by Darin Green, to more clearly explain what these changes are and who will be affected.  That video can be viewed here. Please note, not ALL customers are affected by this TLS update.  Please read this blog in its entirety and click the links to see EXACTLY […]

Autodesk Licensing Mechanism

Building
July 24, 2019

Posted by Mark Lancaster – Synergis Helpdesk Technical & Autodesk Expert Elite Updated 9/24/19 – You can find the Autodesk Licensing Mechanism tool by clicking here. Updated 8/14/19 – Yesterday, August 13, 2019, Autodesk released yet another update (version 9.2.2.2501) to the 2020 product line licensing mechanism.  This update can be found in your Autodesk […]