Having configured the Cinegy Playout instance, go to Cinegy Playout Dashboard.

When Cinegy Playout is launched, the corresponding icon is displayed in the notification area of the taskbar. To see and control the status of all instances, right-click the icon in the taskbar and select the "Show Dashboard" command:

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The following Cinegy Playout Dashboard window will appear:

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Here you can see the control monitors of all Cinegy Playout instances. Each instance can be started/stopped individually.

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Press the "Start" button to start the specified instance conversion.

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Press the "Stop" button to stop the specified instance conversion.

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Press the "Restart" button to restart the specified instance conversion. Use this button to apply the changes made during the instance configuration.

The engine status is indicated with the following color coding:

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The green indicator shows that the engine is connected and running.

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The red indicator shows that a crash has occurred during playout with automatic restart.

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The gray indicator shows that the engine is stopped.

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The blinking red indicator appears when the engine status is "Failed" (the specified engine has not been properly configured or some license is missing).

To exit the application, use the "Exit" command. To launch the engine again, run the PlayoutDashboard.exe file from your Cinegy Playout installation folder.

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