Overview

Cinegy Workspace is a unique integrated platform used to maximize efficiency when working with Cinegy Archive databases and provides web access through a user-friendly interface to media assets and production workflows.

Cinegy Workspace allows users to connect remotely through the Internet to their Cinegy Archive database in order to view and subclip content in web format. The number of simultaneous connections to the Cinegy Workspace portal server depends on the server capacity and the network bandwidth.

Caution
Cinegy Workspace requires a dedicated license. Please contact your local reseller to obtain one.

Services Installation

Prior to Cinegy Workspace installation, the following components should be installed: Cinegy Archive Service, Cinegy Image Service and Cinegy Media Asset Management Service.

Cinegy Archive Service

Make sure you have Cinegy Archive Service up and running. The detailed installation and setup instructions are available here.

Note
Cinegy Archive Service v15.2 or above is required for working with Cinegy Workspace v21.
Note
You need to have a hardware or software license on the machine where Cinegy Archive Service is launched in order to use Cinegy Workspace.

Cinegy Image Service

Run the ImageService.Setup.msi file from the downloaded installation package and simply follow the installation wizard instructions.

Cinegy Image Service

After the installation is complete, navigate to the folder where Cinegy Image Service was installed and run the ImageService.Configurator.GUI.exe file. On the "Generic" tab, modify the port used by the service according to your requirements.

Cinegy Image Service Configuration Generiс Tab

After that, hover the mouse cursor over the crossed "Not secured" message and press the "Reserve" button in the "ACL" section:

Reserve connection

Then go to the "Windows service" tab.

Cinegy Image Service Configuration Windows Service

In the "Settings" section, define the user credentials under which Cinegy Image Service will be installed and which has the corresponding rights to access the network shares containing media files. Define the service start mode, if needed. Press the "Apply" button to apply the changes.

Cinegy Image Service Configuration Credentials

Press the "Install" button to install Cinegy Image Service as a Windows service. Then press the "Start" button to start the service. The status will change to "Running".

Cinegy Image Service Configuration Windows Service Start

Cinegy Media Asset Management Service

Run MAMS.Setup.msi file from the downloaded installation package and follow the installation wizard instructions.

Cinegy MAMS

Read and accept the license agreement and proceed to the next step:

Cinegy MAMS

Define the installation folder or leave the default one and proceed to the next step.

Press the "Install" button to install Cinegy MAM Service.

Then press the "Finish" button to complete the installation.

Next navigate to the folder where Cinegy MAM Service was installed and run the MAM.Configurator.GUI.exe file. On the "Generic" tab, modify the port used by the service according to your requirements.

MAM Service Configuration Generiс Tab

After that, hover the mouse cursor over the crossed "Not secured" message and press the "Reserve" button in the "ACL" section:

Reserve connection

In the "Default CAS connection settings" configuration group, define the following parameters:

  • Endpoint – default configuration is set to connect to CAS (Cinegy Archive Service) installed locally on the same machine (localhost) and use the default port 8082. In case CAS is installed on another machine or another port is used, the endpoint value should be modified:

    http://[machine name]:[port]/ICinegyDataAccessService/
    where:

    • machine name – specifies the name or IP address of the machine where CAS is installed;

    • port – specifies the connection port configured in CAS settings.

  • Domain – the name of domain you are using.

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

  • Password – the logon password.

Then go to the "Windows service" tab.

MAMS_cfg_service

In the "Settings" section define the user credentials under which the Cinegy MAM Service will be installed and which has the corresponding rights to access the network shares containing media files. Define the service start mode, if needed. Press the "Apply" button to apply the changes.

MAMS_cfg_user

Press the "Install" button to install Cinegy MAM Service as a Windows service.

Then press the "Start" button to start the service. The status will change to "Running".

MAMS_cfg_run