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In order to start the Cinegy Archive Service installation, run the "Setup.exe" file from your CAS installation package; the "Cinegy Archive Service Setup" wizard appears:

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Press "Next" to proceed with the Cinegy Archive Service installation or "Cancel" to abort and exit the setup wizard.

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Read and accept the license agreement and proceed with installation.

In the next dialog box you will be asked to define the Cinegy Archive Service hosting type. Keep the selection of Windows service:

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Note
IIS integrated mode is an advanced option; it can be carried out with direct help from Cinegy Support, if required.

Press "Next" to proceed with the Cinegy Archive Service installation process. On the next installation step you will be asked to define the installation folder for Cinegy Archive Service.

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Leave the default directory or use the "Change" button to select a different destination folder. Press "Next" to continue the Cinegy Archive Service installation.

In the next dialog that appears, you should configure the account to run Cinegy Archive Service under. To do this, enter the user name and password via the keyboard in the corresponding fields:

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Having entered the user data, press "Next" to continue the Cinegy Archive Service installation.

In the next dialog, you can leave the default SQL server connection parameters or change them according to your needs, if necessary:

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To change the default parameters, deselect the "Use default values for server and database" option.

Edit/Verify connection button

Press the "Edit/Verify connection" button to change the default SQL server connection parameters; the following dialog box appears:

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Here enter the SQL server name via the keyboard or press the "…" button and choose the required server name from the drop-down list:

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Leave the "Trusted connection" option selected to use the current Windows user account login name and password for connection to the SQL server, or deselect it and enter an SQL server username and password.

Note
"Trusted connection" means that the current Windows user account login name and password will be used for trusted connection to the SQL server. This must be set up on the SQL server side; otherwise the login will fail.

Connect button

Press the "Connect" button to establish the connection.

Note
If the user whose ID you entered does not have enough rights to connect to the defined SQL server, you will be informed about this with an error message.

Disconnect button

To change the SQL server, terminate the current connection by pressing the "Disconnect" button and select the required SQL server.

When connection to the defined SQL server is set, a list of available databases is loaded in the "Database" field. Choose the desired one; its version will be defined automatically and written to the "Version" field:

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Press "OK" to apply your settings and return to the previous window. If verification of the edited data is successful, you will see an "OK" notice next to the "Edit/Verify connection…​" button:

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Press "Next" to proceed with the Cinegy Archive Service installation.

In the dialog that appears you can set up the required parameters:

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  • Data provider – SQL server is configured as data provider by design.

  • Port – the port number used by Cinegy Archive Service. To change it, press the "Change" button and enter a new value in the "Use port number" field of the dialog that appears:

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    Note
    Port used by Cinegy Archive Service should be open in the Firewall (the default port is 8082).
  • Duplicate login behavior – define the Cinegy Archive Service behavior on an attempt of concurrent connection to Cinegy Archive Service by the same user. You can choose the following options of the drop-down list:

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    • Allow – multiple connections to Cinegy Archive Service under the same user are allowed.

    • Refuse – concurrent connection to Cinegy Archive Service under the same user will be refused.

    • Replace – active connection will be replaced by the new one under the same user and the disconnected user will be informed about it with the corresponding message.

  • Allow anonymous connections – select the checkbox to allow anonymous connections.

  • Time of inactivity (sec) – time in seconds, during which the user is considered as connected to Cinegy Archive Service. The default inactivity time value is an hour (3600 sec), but you can change it by pressing the "Change" button and entering a new value in the "Timeout Settings" dialog that appears:

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  • Use cache – leave the "Use cache" option selected to use the internal cache.

  • Thumbnailer Service URL – the default Thumbnailer Service URL is http://localhost:8000/Image.svc/, but it can be changed via the keyboard. If the entered URL is not correct, you will be informed about it with the corresponding message. If Cinegy Archive Service is installed under IIS, the Thumbnailer Service URL should be changed as follows: http://localhost/CinegyMediaServices/Image.svc/.

Note
To be able to see thumbnails not only on your local workstation, but also on other PCs, use the server name or IP address instead of "localhost" in the Thumbnailer Service URL.

Anonymous Connections

Anonymous connections to Cinegy Archive Service can be allowed by enabling the "Allow anonymous connection" option. Select the checkbox and press "Next" to proceed with configuration of anonymous connection. The following dialog box appears allowing you to define the following user factory settings:

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Do not use factory – this option forbids anonymous connections to Cinegy Archive Service.

XML file – anonymous connections to Cinegy Archive Service will be allowed. All the connection information will be taken from the "userlist.xml" file created during the Cinegy Archive Service installation in its installation folder. By default, this directory is: C:\Program Files\Cinegy\Cinegy Archive Service\userlist.xml. The XML file should be edited according to your needs.

The sample of userlist.xml for one user is given below:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-16"?>
<UserList>
 <list>
  <UserRecord>
    <ServerName>server_name</ServerName>
    <ServerInstanceName>sqlserver_name</ServerInstanceName>
    <ServerPort>0</ServerPort>
    <UserName>alex</UserName>
    <Password>your_pswd</Password>
    <Domain>CINEGY-GROUP</Domain>
    <NumberOfConnectionsAllowed>99</NumberOfConnectionsAllowed>
    <NumberOfConnectionsUsed>0</NumberOfConnectionsUsed>
    <Enabled>1</Enabled>
    <AuthenticationType>1</AuthenticationType>
  </UserRecord>
 </list>
</UserList>

where:

  • ServerName – server where Cinegy Archive Service is installed.

  • ServerInstanceName – the SQL server name.

  • ServerPort – the server port number.

  • UserName – the user name used when connecting to Cinegy Archive Service.

  • Password – the defined user’s password to be used when connecting to Cinegy Archive Service.

  • Domain – the current domain used.

  • NumberOfConnectionsAllowed – a number of allowed connections to Cinegy Archive Service for the defined user.

  • NumberOfConnectionsUsed – a number of connections to Cinegy Archive Service being actually used by the defined user.

  • Enabled – the parameter that specifies if the defined user credentials will be used for connection to Cinegy Archive Service:

    • 0 – the defined user will be disabled;

    • 1 – the defined user will be enabled.

  • AuthenticationType – the parameter that specifies the authentication type of the defined user:

    • 0 – ConnectionType.Trusted;

    • 1 – ConnectionType.RemoteTrusted;

    • 2 – ConnectionType.SQL;

    • 3 – ConnectionType.Role.

To edit the XML file, open it with a text editor and change the data in it or add connection information for more users, if necessary.

SQL Server database – anonymous connections to Cinegy Archive Service will be allowed. All the connection information will be taken from the defined database. To choose the database, press the "Setup source" button and configure the SQL server connection and database parameters. The details on connection settings after saving are given below the "Setup source" button:

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Press "Next" to continue the Cinegy Archive Service installation. In the dialog that appears you can configure logging parameters. To do this, select the "Enable logs" checkbox and define the logging parameters in the "Configure logs" dialog:

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  • Log file path – the destination for the log file. By default, logs are written to the folder where Cinegy Archive Service is installed. You can change the directory via the "Browse" button or by entering a new path via the keyboard.

  • Rolling style – the frequency of the log file creation: monthly, daily, hourly.

  • Maximum file size – the maximum size of the log file in kB. Increase or decrease the default value of 100 kB by pressing the Arrow up buttonor Arrow down buttonbutton correspondingly or entering the desired value via the keyboard. When the log size exceeds the defined value, the current log will be archived and a new log file will be created to continue recording the logging data.

  • Maximum backups – the maximum number of archived log files within the period of time defined as the rolling style (per month / day / hour). Increase or decrease the default value 10 by pressing the Arrow up buttonor Arrow down buttonbutton correspondingly or entering the desired value via the keyboard. When the defined maximum backup number is exceeded, the oldest archived logs will be deleted.

Press "OK" to apply your settings and return to the previous dialog.

In the following dialog press the "Back" button to return to the previous steps of the installation wizard and make changes, if needed, or press "Next" to proceed. In the next dialog, press "Install" to begin the Cinegy Archive Service installation.

The bar shows the progress of the installation process.

After the installation is completed successfully, press the "Finish" button to exit the setup wizard.

Cinegy Archive Service will be started automatically under the defined user as a Windows service:

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Note
If Cinegy Archive Service configuration is changed (e.g. in the "CinegyServerWSHost.exe.config" file), Cinegy Archive Service restart is required.