AutoCAD for DocuSign Signature Appliance

AutoCAD Includes Integration with DocuSign Signature Appliance (formally known as CoSign) 

DocuSign Signature Appliance from DocuSign helps AutoCAD customers maximize the benefits of their investments in automation by integrating digital signature capabilities directly into their business processes and workflows.

The DocuSign Signature Appliance solution is ideal for those organizations that require security, trust, integrity, and control across their business and IT environments.

Key Benefits

  • The integration enables a completely electronic workflow, saving the costs of printing, scanning and copying paper documents.
  • Easily add digital signatures to AutoCAD workflows to speed approvals.
  • Eliminates printed documents for signing, enhances collaboration for virtual project teams, and field workers, across departments and multiple locations.
  • Proven compliance with governance, retention and national/international regulatory standards.

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Digitally Signing AutoCAD Files

AutoCAD’s built-in integration enables DocuSign Signature Appliance to digitally sign drawings in their native .dwg file format.

Digitally Signing AutoCAD Files

AutoCAD’s built-in integration enables DocuSign Signature Appliance to digitally sign drawings in their native .dwg file format.

Signature Verification

AutoCAD includes digital signature verification. It enables the recipient of a digitally signed drawing to verify the identity of drawing’s signer or signers, and ensure that the drawing was not changed since it was signed.

Signature Verification

AutoCAD includes digital signature verification. It enables the recipient of a digitally signed drawing to verify the identity of drawing’s signer or signers, and ensure that the drawing was not changed since it was signed.

DocuSign Signature Appliance and AutoCAD

DocuSign Signature Appliance protects your digital signing certificates by maintaining them within the DocuSign Signature Appliance.

Recipients of digitally signed AutoCAD files can verify the files’ signatures without installing DocuSign Signature Appliance.

DocuSign Signature Appliance and DocuSign can also be used to sign AutoCAD drawings after conversion to PDF.

AutoCAD integrated DocuSign Signature Appliance support enables these file types to be signed:

  • EXE and ZIP files generated by eTransmit
  • DWG and DWT files that are compatible with AutoCAD 2000 and later drawing-file formats
  • DWS files

AutoCAD with DocuSign Signature Appliance manages and displays:

  • Validity of the signed AutoCAD file
  • Whether the file was modified since it was signed
  • The individual or organization that signed the file
  • The time stamp and comments attached to the file
  • The Issuer (certificate authority) of the digital ID

Open and Standard

DocuSign Signature Appliance adapts to your existing processes, workflows and user management needs: you don’t have to change anything about the way you work while keeping all documents fully secure and solely within your IT domain.

DocuSign Signature Appliance meets even the strictest global technical standards, governmental legislation and industry regulations, while supplying proof of signer identity, signer intent and document integrity.

DocuSign Signature Appliance creates legally compliant digital records that guarantee transparency, auditability and accountability based on easy signature validation by anyone.

DocuSign Signature Appliance does not need to be installed or used to verify signed files.

DocuSign Signature Appliance provides a rapid ROI by significantly reducing your costs and improving efficiency. It provides a low TCO with a quick installation process, minimal operational impact, negligible ongoing maintenance and easy scalability.

Requirements

To sign AutoCAD drawings with DocuSign Signature Appliance, install and configure the DocuSign Signature Client package on your AutoCAD Windows system. See the configuration guide for more information.

Compatibility Information

Platform: DocuSign Signature Appliance from DocuSign.

Learn more

DocuSign Signature Appliance configuration guide for AutoCAD

AutoCAD documentation about digital signatures

About the partner 

Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets.

Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries—including the last 19 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects—use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas before they’re ever built or created. From blockbuster visual effects and buildings that create their own energy, to electric cars and the batteries that power them, the work of our 3D software customers is everywhere you look.

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