The express evaluation consists of installing the Vault Client and connecting to our public demo server. With minimal steps, you can start evaluating Vault right away.
Verify that your machine meets the Client requirements.
Download and install the Vault Client.
Watch a quick video on how to install the client.
Connect to the public demo server.
Invoke the Vault Client:
- Enter a Username (guest1, guest2, guest3…guest10).
- The Password is the same as the Username.
- The Vault Server hostname is “vaultprodemo.sourcegear.com”.
Once you are connected to the public server, you will be prompted to choose a Vault repository and then you may begin your evaluation.
Getting started with Vault.
SourceGear’s technical support manager walks you through getting started with Vault Professional in this brief video.
Please feel free to add files and create folders in the demo repository. Obviously, you should not add anything which is important or confidential. The contents of this repository will not be preserved when we upgrade the demo server, and may be deleted at anytime.
First, determine if you'd like to use the “classic client” or the “enhanced client.” We explain the differences here:
To enable IDE integration with Visual Studio:
Within Visual Studio select Tools – Options , expand Source Control and select Plug-in Selection.
A dropdown menu will exist under “Current source control Plug-in” providing you with the option to chose between the enhanced client or the classic client.
For additional details, visit:
Eric Sink, the founder of SourceGear, has written a complete Source Control HOWTO explaining best practices:
Documentation to help you get started:
Vault Professional Client Help is available within the Vault Pro Client
Please let us know. We’re always happy to help.
Help and Support: