Cinegy Archive Service connection is required to perform operation with the Cinegy Archive database. Once it has been configured, the connection settings can be saved for further use in all Cinegy Convert components.

By default, Cinegy Archive Service is not configured and is represented as: Not configured

Having launched the CAS Configuration resource edit form by pressing the Configure_watch_folder_button button in the relevant Cinegy Convert component, you will have to specify a number of parameters:


The Profile_Editor_Edit_icon button next to each field allows you to clear its value by choosing the respective command:


The required parameters are split into sections, which can be collapsed or expanded by pressing the arrow buttons next to the settings section names:


To apply the parameters once they are configured, press "OK".



Specify the following parameters in this section:

  • Name – the CAS connection name to be displayed in the resources list.

  • Description – any text to be used as the resource description.

This parameter is handy for searching or filtering resources by the description value, for example, in Cinegy Process Coordination Service.
Please refer to the Cinegy Cinegy Process Coordination Service Manual for details.


Define the CAS URL address in the corresponding field of this section via the keyboard:


Alternatively, press the Edit_icon button and select the "Discover" command:



Having specified the CAS host name, press the "Discover" button. The section below will list all available Cinegy Archive Service access protocols:


Having selected the desired one, press "OK".

Please mind that the "OK" button will remain locked until one connection point is selected; the red indicator shows a tooltip explaining the reason why settings cannot be applied.

Log On


Specify the following data in the "Logon" settings section:

  • Domain – the name of domain you are using.

  • Login – the name under which connection to Cinegy Archive will be established.

  • Password – the logon password.



Define the server and database in the corresponding fields.

  • Server – the SQL server name.

  • Database – the required database name.

Having specified all the parameters, press "OK".

The new CAS connection will be added to the list of resources and can be used for further work with Cinegy Archive integrated transcoding tasks.

The current CAS configuration is displayed in the relevant field of the Cinegy Convert component, for example:



Press this button to establish CAS connection.

You can use the corresponding command from the Edit_icon button menu in the "Cinegy Archive Service" field on top if you wish to save this configuration as a PCS resource or an XML file, or import a previously saved configuration:


From now on these resources can be used for any specific purposes in the relevant components of your Cinegy Convert structure, being available for all options that support export to and import from PCS.