Scheduler_panel

This panel allows user to schedule recordings. It automatically controls the capture schedule to start / stop the recording sessions and can be also controlled from web via Cinegy Capture Planner.

Important
Refer to the Cinegy Capture Planner section to learn about web-based Cinegy Capture Planner.

In the "Schedule date" field specify the date for the capture session schedule via the Arrow_leftand Arrow_rightarrows or by pressing the calendar_iconicon and choosing the date from the calendar:

Calendar

You can edit the schedule for any future date (including the current day).

Add_button

Press the "Add" button to add a new schedule entry to the list; the following form appears:

Add_planned_task

General Tab

In the "General" tab specify the following parameters:

  • Start – the date and time of the planned recording session start.

  • End – the date and time of the planned recording session end.

  • Scheduler event – the schedule event name.

  • Template – the active Engine template to be used for the planned recording session; it should be chosen from the drop-down list of the available templates.

  • Target folder – the target folder path within your Cinegy Archive database in which the target Roll(s) will be created during the planned recording session; use the "…​" button to choose the folder.

  • Description – the custom text describing the recording.

  • Template metadata – the template metadata of the planned recording session. The list of metadata fields depends on the template type as well as on the database settings.

Recurrence Tab

Scheduler_recurrencel

Once you have set up a planned recording, you can set it to recur by selecting the "Use recurrence" option and specifying the following parameters:

  • Recurrence pattern – sets how often the planned recording occurs on the calendar. There are different patterns for daily, weekly and monthly recurrence.

    • Daily – allows user to set the recording to recur every weekday or every specific number of days.

    • Weekly – allows user to select the day(s) of the week for the planned recording.

    • Monthly – allows user to set the recurrence to a particular date of the month or select first, second, third, fourth or last and specify the day of the week used for recording recurrence.

  • Range of recurrence – specifies when recurring starts and stops. The recording can be set to have no end date, to end after a specific number of occurrences or to end by a specific date.

All the planned recordings for a particular day are listed on the Scheduler panel in a table representation with the following parameters: recording name, start and stop time, actual status of the recording and its recur mode (displayed as an icon).

Edit_link

Press the "Edit" link next to the corresponding planned recording to edit its parameters, if needed.

remove_engine

Press this button next to the corresponding planned recording to delete it.