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:
To launch the CAS Configuration resource edit form, press the button in the relevant Cinegy Convert component and choose the "Edit" option:
Alternatively, this dialog can be launched by pressing the button on the "Cinegy Archive" tab of Cinegy Convert Watch Service Configurator:
Here you will have to specify a number of parameters:
The button next to each field allows you to clear its value by choosing the "Clear" 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.Tip
This parameter is handy for searching or filtering resources by the description value, for example, in Cinegy Process Coordination Service.
Define the server and database in the corresponding fields:
SQLServer – the SQL server name.
Database – the required Cinegy Archive database name.
Here specify the following data:
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 CAS URL address in the corresponding field of this section via the keyboard:
Alternatively, press the button and select the "Discover" command:
Having specified the CAS host name in the dialog that appears, 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.|
CAS Connection Import/Export
You can use the corresponding command from the 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 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.
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 tasks.
If the previously configured CAS connection has been saved as a PCS resource, it can be selected from the "Load from PCS…" submenu launched by pressing the button:
It is also possible to select the CAS connection configuration from the dedicated dialog. Select the "<Browse>" command and choose the required resource from the list of all available:
|Please mind that the "OK" button will remain locked until one connection resource is selected; the red indicator shows a tooltip explaining the reason why settings cannot be applied.|
To load theCAS connection configuration from a previously saved file, select the "Load from file…" command and select the file from the "Load CAS configuration" dialog that appears.
Establishing CAS Connection
The current CAS configuration is displayed in the relevant field of the Cinegy Convert component, for example:
Press this button to establish CAS connection.
If connection cannot be established, a corresponding message appears explaining the reason of connection failure. For example:
When connected, press this button to terminate connection, if needed.