By default, vault explorer starts up with its standard overview page.
Let's say we want to modify this into some content we provide ourselves, eg, a project dashboard report, coming from vault itself!
The definition of the welcome page of vault explorer is HTML based and can be found here:
C:\Program Files\Autodesk\ADMS <vault version> <release version>\Server\Web\Services\VaultHTML.
Vault explorer starts up by looking at 'index.html' in this location.
All we need to do therefore, is replace the default content in this location by our own website definition or redirect 'index.html' to another website.
So how can we replace the default content by a project dashboard?
First, run the 'Project Dashboard' report on a folder and it's subfolders.
Save (export) the results as MS Word.
When launching vault explorer, we now get: