Vault Autoloader fails to import - Could not validate files

March 8, 2023 Bob Felton


During the import of multiple files into Vault using the Autodesk Autoloader some folders are rejected from being transferred into Vault.


The error message 'Could not validate files.' appears during the Copy & File Redirection stage, like this:




Sometimes, the files themselves are preventing the bulk import into Vault.

For example, if STEP files are linked to some of the files being imported, that can complicate the import. If they are removed, then the Copy & File Redirection stage may be able to continue.


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Bob Felton

Sr. Technical Support Specialist, Manufacturing<br><br>Bob Felton has been supporting Autodesk products for over 25 years including core AutoCAD, P&ID, Plant 3D, AutoCAD for Mac, AutoCAD Mechanical, and Vault. His background is in graphics with an Applied Sciences degree and ten years manufacturing experience drafting, as well as technical illustration, image editing, and even patent drafting.

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