Cinegy Convert Monitor provides remote control of the transcoding tasks and agents processing them.

Cinegy Convert Monitor is an application that allows operator to monitor and control transcoding tasks. It requires no computation resources to be available so it can be started virtually on any machine in the network.

The main functions of Cinegy Convert Monitor are:

  • system status monitoring;

  • tasks status monitoring;

  • manual task submission;

  • tasks management.

Cinegy Convert Monitor has the following interface:

Convert_Monitor

The window contains three tabs:

The green indicator in the bottom part of the window shows successful connection of Cinegy Convert Monitor to PCS.

Watch_Service_PCS_settings

The status of connection to PCS updates every 30 seconds, so that in case of connection loss you will know immediately. In case of failure, the indicator becomes red:

Watch_Folder_failed_PCS_connection

Clicking the "See log" link will open the log file allowing you to view the details about connection failure.

Important
Refer to the Cinegy Process Coordination Service Manual for details on running and configuring PCS.

Log

Cinegy Convert creates a log file where all activities are recorded, as well as the settings file. To open these files, press the cfg_buttonbutton and use the "Open log file" or "Open settings file" commands correspondingly:

Log_file