To launch Cinegy Capture Manager, go to Start > All Programs > Cinegy > Cinegy Capture 64-bit Manager. When launched for the first time, Cinegy Capture Manager looks as follows:

Engine_Manager

The Cinegy Capture Manager configuration procedure begins with creating a new database. The database settings are set on the "Database" tab:

Database_tab

Create_Database

Press the "Create new DB" button to create a new database.

Caution
Please mind that the new database creation may cause the existing database data loss. To save the database data, it is recommended to backup the existing database before creating a new one.

The "Database" tab tracks the database information allowing user to control database compatibility with installed Cinegy Capture version and perform the database clean-up.

If the database exists but its current version is not compatible with the current Cinegy Capture version, the system will suggest to upgrade the database:

Database_first_launch

Upgrade_button

Press this button to update the database. You will be notified once database is upgraded.

The "Database" window is split into two main sections: "Database information" and "Database clean-up":

Database_tab

Database Information

The following database information is displayed here:

  • Status – the actual database status and its compatibility with the current Cinegy Capture version.

  • Path – the path to the location where database is stored.

  • Size – the size of the database.

  • Version – the current database version.

Backup_button

Press the "Backup" button to back up your existing database. You will be informed about the successful or unsuccessful completion of database backup with the corresponding notification message.

Open_button

Press the "Open 'Backups' folder" button to open the folder where backup files are stored.

Database Clean-up

The unnecessary database data can be deleted manually and automatically via a scheduled clean-up.

Manual Clean-up

Manual Clean-up

The following options are available for manual database data clean-up:

  • Executed planned tasks older 15 days – the executed tasks planned in Cinegy Capture Planner or via the Scheduler Panel can be removed from the database. Select the "Executed planned tasks older 15 days" option and define the needed number of days using the up/down arrow buttons or entering the desired value via the keyboard. The tasks older than the defined days number will be deleted from the database.

  • Outdated engine configs – select this option to remove the deleted or reconfigured engines configuration data which is no longer actual.

  • Output shares cache – select this option to remove database data associated with invalid output.

  • Actual Archive Adapter settings – select this option to remove the database entry with the Archive Adapter actual settings. This is useful when Archive Adapter settings are locked for some reason and need to be reset.

Having selected the needed options, press the "Clean up" button to clean up the database. You will be asked to confirm you decision to start the clean-up procedure.

Scheduled Clean-up

Scheduled Clean-up

Backup_button

Press the "Edit" button to configure the scheduled database clean-up.

Checking the "Automatically delete planned tasks after 15 days" option will schedule deleting of planned tasks older than 15 days. The amount of days can be changed using the up/down arrow buttons or entering the value via the keyboard.

Having specified the desired parameters, press "Save" to continue or "Cancel" to exit the configuration form.