XTAccess 01.16 User`s Manual
User’s Manual
Version 1.16 - November 2011
EVS Server Gigabit Ethernet Gateway
XTAccess Version 1.16 – User’s Manual
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Table of Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS .................................................................................................. 2
1.
INTRODUCTION ..................................................................................................... 6
2.
HARDWARE RECOMMENDATIONS ..................................................................... 8
3.
SOFTWARE INSTALLATION................................................................................. 9
4.
XSECURE MANAGEMENT .................................................................................. 14
4.1
5.
LIST OF CODES ........................................................................................................................14
UNICODE AND XTACCESS................................................................................. 15
5.1
5.2
5.3
6.
CONFIGURATION .....................................................................................................................15
METADATA................................................................................................................................16
FILENAME .................................................................................................................................16
USER INTERFACE ............................................................................................... 17
6.1 INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................................................17
6.2 JOBS MONITORING..................................................................................................................17
6.3 ADDITIONAL BUTTONS/MENUS ..............................................................................................18
6.4 APPLICATION TITLE BAR ........................................................................................................19
6.4.1 Introduction ...........................................................................................................................19
6.4.2 Configuration Menu ...............................................................................................................19
6.5
7.
Disp. AutoUpdate .................................................................................................................................................19
Reporting System .................................................................................................................................................20
Graphical Settings ................................................................................................................................................21
Show Buttons .......................................................................................................................................................22
Enable TestMode .................................................................................................................................................22
About XTAccess ...................................................................................................................................................22
CONTEXTUAL MENU................................................................................................................23
XML JOBS SCAN ................................................................................................. 24
7.1 INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................................................24
7.2 JOB TYPES ...............................................................................................................................24
7.3 CREATION OF A XML JOBS SCAN ..........................................................................................26
7.3.1 Creating a New XML Scan ....................................................................................................26
7.3.2 XML Scan Dialog Box ...........................................................................................................27
7.3.3 XML Scan Settings................................................................................................................27
7.3.4
Overview ..............................................................................................................................................................27
Title Bar................................................................................................................................................................28
To File ..................................................................................................................................................................29
To XT Server ........................................................................................................................................................30
Enable Multi-Dests ...............................................................................................................................................30
Create Additional Codec.......................................................................................................................................31
NLE Configuration .................................................................................................................31
AVID ....................................................................................................................................................................31
FinalCutPro ..........................................................................................................................................................34
EVSEDL ...............................................................................................................................................................36
Xedio ....................................................................................................................................................................38
7.4 XML JOBS PROCESSING.........................................................................................................39
7.4.1 Launch of Multiple XML Jobs Scan .......................................................................................39
7.4.2 Start of XML Jobs Scan ........................................................................................................39
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7.4.3 Processing of a XML JOB .....................................................................................................39
7.5 LOAD BALANCING BETWEEN MULTIPLE XTACCESS DEVICES ..........................................40
7.5.1 Management of XML Jobs ....................................................................................................40
7.5.2 Control Parameters ...............................................................................................................41
8.
SCAN FOLDER .................................................................................................... 43
8.1 SCAN FOLDER WINDOW .........................................................................................................43
8.2 ADD AND EDIT A SCAN FOLDER ITEM...................................................................................45
8.3 XEDIO INTEGRATION WITH THE SCAN FOLDER ..................................................................49
8.3.1 Overview ...............................................................................................................................49
8.3.2 Workflow ...............................................................................................................................49
8.3.3 Remarks................................................................................................................................49
8.4 SCANFOLDER POST PROCESSING .......................................................................................50
8.4.1 Workflow ...............................................................................................................................50
8.5 REMARKS ON THE SCAN PROCESS......................................................................................51
9.
BACKUP OF EVS SERVER CLIPS TO FILES ..................................................... 52
9.1 WORKFLOW..............................................................................................................................52
9.2 EXAMPLE OF XML BACKUP FILE ............................................................................................53
9.3 LOCAL XTACCESS SETTINGS (NON XML).............................................................................54
9.3.1 Registry Settings ...................................................................................................................54
9.4 MISCELLANEOUS .....................................................................................................................54
10. RESTORE/COPY OF FILES TO EVS SERVER ................................................... 55
10.1 WORKFLOW..............................................................................................................................55
10.1.1 Workflow (Restore via XML Jobs) Explanation .....................................................................56
10.1.2 Workflow (Folder File Scan) Explanation ..............................................................................56
10.2 EXAMPLE OF XML COPY FILE ................................................................................................56
11. RENDERING OF EDL TO ONE FILE ................................................................... 57
11.1 LOCAL XTACCESS SETTINGS (NON XML).............................................................................57
11.1.1 Registry Settings ...................................................................................................................58
11.2 XTGATEWAY.............................................................................................................................58
11.3 SMART RENDERING ................................................................................................................59
11.4 EFFECTS ...................................................................................................................................59
12. RENDERING OF EDL TO ONE EVS SERVER CLIP ........................................... 60
12.1 LOCAL XTACCESS SETTINGS (NON XML).............................................................................60
Registry Settings ................................................................................................................................60
12.2 XTGATEWAY.............................................................................................................................61
12.3 SMART RENDERING ................................................................................................................61
12.4 EFFECTS ...................................................................................................................................62
13. BACKUP OF EDL TO FILES ................................................................................ 63
13.1 LOCAL XTACCESS SETTINGS (NON XML).............................................................................63
13.1.1 Registry Settings ...................................................................................................................63
13.2 SMART BACKUP MODE ...........................................................................................................64
13.3 EFFECTS ...................................................................................................................................64
14. FILE REWRAP ..................................................................................................... 65
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14.1 WORKFLOW..............................................................................................................................65
14.2 EXAMPLE OF XML FILE REWRAP ...........................................................................................66
15. ADDITIONAL CODEC FILE ON THE FLY............................................................ 67
15.1 WORKFLOW..............................................................................................................................67
15.2 CODECS SUPPORTED.............................................................................................................68
15.3 LOCAL XTACCESS SETTINGS (NON XML).............................................................................68
15.3.1 Smart Rendering ...................................................................................................................70
15.3.2 Registry Settings ...................................................................................................................70
16. TRANSCODING FILES ........................................................................................ 71
16.1 WORKFLOW..............................................................................................................................71
16.2 EXAMPLE OF XML FILE REWRAP ...........................................................................................72
16.3 CODECS SUPPORTED.............................................................................................................72
16.4 LOCAL XTACCESS SETTINGS (NON XML).............................................................................72
16.4.1 Smart Rendering ...................................................................................................................73
16.4.2 Registry Settings ...................................................................................................................73
17. EXAMPLE OF ENCODER PROFILES ................................................................. 74
17.1 MPEG-1 .....................................................................................................................................74
17.2 AVID DNXHD® ..........................................................................................................................75
18. EXAMPLES OF CONFIGURATION...................................................................... 76
18.1
18.2
18.3
18.4
18.5
BACKUP EVS SERVER NATIVE CODEC + CREATION OF LOW RES ...................................76
TRANSCODE NATIVE EVS SERVER CLIP ..............................................................................78
TRANSOCODE ONE FILE TO FILE ..........................................................................................79
DOUBLE TRANSCODING .........................................................................................................80
TRANSOCODE ONE FILE TO EVS SERVER USING XML JOB ..............................................81
19. BACKUP OF EVS SERVER TRAINS TO FILES .................................................. 82
19.1 WORKFLOW..............................................................................................................................82
19.2 EXAMPLE OF XML BACKUP TRAIN TO FILE ..........................................................................83
19.3 EXAMPLE OF XML UPDATE TRAIN .........................................................................................84
19.4 LOCAL XTACCESS SETTINGS (NON XML).............................................................................84
19.5 REGISTRY SETTINGS ..............................................................................................................84
19.6 MISCELLANEOUS .....................................................................................................................85
19.6.1 Backup/Update of Trains and Load Balancing ......................................................................85
19.6.2 Max XML Jobs Setting ..........................................................................................................85
20. TRANSFER TO AVID TRANSFER MANAGER .................................................... 86
20.1
20.2
20.3
20.4
20.5
20.6
WORKFLOW..............................................................................................................................86
EXAMPLE OF XML AVID TRANSFER OF CLIP .......................................................................87
EXAMPLE OF XML AVID TRANSFER OF STREAM RECORD TRAIN ....................................88
EXAMPLE OF XML AVID TRANSFER OF FILE ........................................................................88
LOCAL XTACCESS SETTINGS (NON XML).............................................................................89
REGISTRY SETTINGS ..............................................................................................................89
21. TRANSFER TO AVID WEBSERVICE .................................................................. 90
21.1 WORKFLOW..............................................................................................................................90
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22. EVS SERVER COPY ............................................................................................ 92
22.1 WORKFLOW..............................................................................................................................92
22.2 EXAMPLE OF XML EVS SERVER COPY FILE ........................................................................93
22.3 FORCE TRANSCODING EVS SERVER TO EVS SERVER ......................................................94
23. INTEGRATION WITH XEDIO ............................................................................... 95
23.1
23.2
23.3
23.4
23.5
WORKFLOW..............................................................................................................................95
EXAMPLE OF XML TRANSFER TO XEDIO FILE .....................................................................97
XTACCESS CONFIGURATION .................................................................................................98
REGISTRY SETTINGS ..............................................................................................................99
WORKFLOW WITH THE CREATE ADDITIONAL CODEC ........................................................99
24. GRAB FIELD FROM EVS SERVER ................................................................... 100
24.1 EXAMPLE OF XML GRAB FIELD TO A FILE ..........................................................................100
25. GRAB FIELD FROM FILE .................................................................................. 101
25.1 EXAMPLE OF XML GRAB FIELD TO A FILE ..........................................................................101
26. DELETE FILE FROM DISK ................................................................................ 102
26.1 EXAMPLE OF DELETE FILE XML JOB...................................................................................102
27. DELETE CLIP FROM EVS SERVER .................................................................. 103
27.1 EXAMPLE OF DELETE CLIP XML JOB ..................................................................................103
28. CANCEL JOB ..................................................................................................... 104
28.1 EXAMPLE OF CANCEL XML JOB...........................................................................................104
29. XTACCESS TROUBLESHOOTING.................................................................... 105
29.1 XTACCESS ERROR MESSAGES ...........................................................................................105
29.2 XTACCESS LOGS ...................................................................................................................105
29.2.1 XTAccess.log ......................................................................................................................106
29.2.2 XTAccess_Jobs.log.............................................................................................................106
29.2.3 XTTransfer.log ....................................................................................................................106
29.2.4 XML_Scan.log .....................................................................................................................106
29.2.5 XTAccess_UI.cvs ................................................................................................................106
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1. Introduction
The Giga bit co nnec tion on EVS serv er make s it possibl e to tra nsfe r vid eo and
audio mate rial fro m th e E VS ser vers to exte rnal sy stems via the TCP/ IP ne t work.
The ex tern al s yste ms c an be t he f ollo wing one s:
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A stor age syst em o r an a rchivi ng s yste m, s uch as XStor e, X File or a 3 r d p arty
storag e.
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A non-l inea r Edi tin g sys t em, suc h as E VS Cl ean Edit, Appl e Fin al Cu t Pr o or
Avid.
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Anothe r EV S ser ver
However , th e ext erna l s ystems cann ot r ead t he raw fi les c omin g fro m t he EVS
server s. For t his r eason , XTAcce ss is us ed as a “gatew ay ” be twee n th e EVS
Server a nd the I T worl d. It tak es up th e rol e of gatew ay use d so far by
XFile/ XStr eam a s i t cre at es fi le f orma ts co mpli ant with e xter nal syst ems.
XTAcces s is dire ctly c on nected t o the EVS se rver s throug h the Gig abit ne t work. It
runs on an XP work stat i on and is ma inly cont rol led by the e xter nal s yst ems (no
user i nter face ) vi a XM L fi les or ot her proce sses .
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The Gig abit c onne ctio n fulfi lls t he fo llowi ng fu n ctions in re lati on wit h t he EVS
server s:
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Backup of clip s or tra ins from a n EVS ser ver to a n Archi ve
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(Part ial) res tore and cop y of clip s fr om an Arc hive to a n EVS ser ver
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Backup of clip s or tra ins from a n EVS ser ver to E V S Clea nEdi t Su ite
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Exchan ge o f EV S co nten t (cl ips or trai ns) w ith Av id sy stems via Av id Tr an sfer
Manage r or usi ng A vid W ebServ ice
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Exchan ge o f EV S co nten t (cli ps or tr ains) wit h Ap p le Fin al C ut P ro
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Exchan ge o f EV S co nten t (cli ps o nly) with ano ther EVS se rver
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(Parti al) rewra p o f fi le f ro m an A rchi ve
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Render ing of ED L f rom f il es or cli ps
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Backup of EDL from fil es or cl ips
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Grab fra mes of a c lip on a EVS serve r in ord er t o create thumb nail s (e.g . for
IPDire ctor )
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2. Hardware
Recommendations
The XTAcce ss sof tware i s instal led on a work stat i on opera ting un der Wind ows XP,
Windows 2 003 S erver , w indows S even 3 2 bit , wi ndows Se ven 64 b it or Windows
Server 200 8 SP 2 64 bit . With t he 6 4 bi t OS , XT Ac cess r uns as a 32 bit app licat ion.
The mi nimum sys tem r eq uireme nts are:
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Worksta tio n or Lap top
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CPU Pen tium P4, 2.0 GH z +
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512 MB RAM (2GB for th e rend erin g o f pl ayli st a n d tra nscod ing jobs )
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GigE b oard wit h Jum bo F rame c apab ilit ies
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VGA 10 24x7 68
The XTAc cess sof tware runs e ither on EV S wor kstat ions like IPDir ecto r, XFile,
XStore , or on any stan dal one t hird- part y wo rkst atio n.
Importa nt
Jobs lik e trans codi ng, b ackup of cl ips or tr ains , restor e/co py of fil es to
EVS Serve r use CPU re s ources o n the dev ice whe re XTAcce ss runs . It is
then ad vise d not to r un any oth er cri tica l appl ica tion sim ulta neou sly on
the XTAcc ess devi ce, es pecial ly when th e Xedio Suite or IPD irec tor are
insta lled as stan dalo ne s ystems wit h a loca l da tab ase.
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3. Software Installation
The in stal lat ion pack age is bas ed on o ne i nsta llsh i eld:
XTAcces s_1. 16.x x_Se tup .exe
For the Xedi o Integ rat ion Option, co ntac t the Xedi o support t o insta ll the c omplia nt
softwa re.
To ins tal l XTA ccess ; p roc eed as fo llows :
1. Copy t he i nsta llsh ield X TAcces s_1. 16.x x_Set up. exe in a temp dire ctor y (e.g.
C:\Ins tal l So ftwar e\XTA cc ess\).
2. Run XT Acces s i nsta llsh i eld XT Acce ss_1 .16. xx_S etup. exe and then fo llow the
steps of the Setu p wiz ard .
3. Press NEXT.
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4. Select “I acce pt the agre ement ” and pre ss NE XT
5. Select th e d esti nat ion d irecto ry to inst all th e n ew so ftwar e a nd then p ress
NEXT.
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6. You ca n se lect her e t he d iffer ent XTAcc ess compo nents :
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Instal l VCRedi st: If yo u ins tal l XT Acce ss for the fi rst time on th is
workst atio n, y ou n eed t o ins tall Micr osof t Vi su al C++ Re dist ribu tabl e
applic ati on by se lect ing “I nsta ll VCRe dist ”. F or futu re ins tall atio ns o r
upgrad e, y ou m ay d esel e ct th is o ptio n to red uce in stall atio n ti me.
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Instal l XSe cure Ma nager : This o ptio n will inst all t he EVS Li cens e sof tware
(EVS L icen ses XSec ure codes are nec essa ry f or the t rans codi ng jobs and
render ing of play list s).
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Instal l XTAc cess Enco ders: T his o ptio n wil l i nstal l all the c odec dll
necess ary for the tran sco ding jobs and for the ren dering of pla ylis ts.
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Instal l X TGate way: Th is opt ion will in stal l X TG ateway . XT Gate way is a
Windows ser vice req uire d for rend ering pl ayli sts w i th XTA cces s.
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Instal l AppG uard: This optio n will inst all A ppGu ard. Ap pGua rd wil l res tar t
automa tica lly XTAcc ess i n case of cras h.
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XTAcces s I nscr iptio n to the EVS SNMP : T his o ptio n wi ll inscr ibe
XTAcces s to t he EV S SN MP Agent (the EVS SNM P Agent m ust b e ins tall e d
on th e com pute r).
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Instal l EVS SNMP Ag ent : If yo u in stal l XTAc cess for th e fir st t ime o n thi s
workst atio n, y ou s houl d s elect thi s op tion to ins tall the EVS S NMP A gent .
Then p ress NEXT .
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7. Specif y t he s tart fol der di rector y an d th en press N EXT.
8. Press INSTAL L to beg in t he in stal lati on o f XT Acce ss.
9. If you h ave se lec ted “I n stall X TGat eway ”: the X TGatewa y Set up wil l ap pear
once X TAcce ss h as b een inst alle d.
10. If you have sele cted “Ins t all XSe cure Manag er ”: th e XSecu re Se tup wi ll a pp ear
once X TAcce ss h as b een inst alle d.
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The XTA cces s so ftwa re i nstal lati on i s su cces sful l y comp lete d.
Note
The i nsta ller inc lude s a regi stry key th at disa bl es th e a utor un f unct ion on
USB key s t o av oid viru s i ntrusi on.
Note tha t a Short cut of X TAcces s has bee n autom atica lly cre ated o n the d esktop .
XTAcces s ic on is t he f oll owing:
When yo u f irst laun c h XTAcc ess, the app l icati on mo difi es o r ad ds the
TcpAckF requ ency in th e regist ry. T his k ey al lows having bet ter pe rfor man ces for
Backup . Yo u ne ed t o re st art y our c ompu ter afte rw ards.
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4. XSecure Management
From XTA ccess v.1. 07. 22, XSe cure is us ed. XSecur e can b e ins tal l ed with
XTAcces s in sta llsh ield (s ee th e ch apte r ‘S oftwa re Insta llat ion’ ).
XSecur e uses ha rdwar e inform atio n from th e dev ice where X TAcce ss is r unning .
This m eans it is i mposs ib le to exc hang e li cens es o r code s be twee n de vice s.
Please ref er t o t he XS ec ure Us er’s Manu al to:
4.1
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Start XSec ure M anag er
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Collec t in form atio n ab out your devi ce
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Reques t a lice nse key fro m the EVS supp ort
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Import new lic ense keys
LIST OF CODES
60 – X TAcc ess
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10 – B ase Pack age : Not use for the m omen t
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5. Unicode and
XTAccess
5.1
CONFIGURATION
To us e di ffe rent lan guag es an d Un icod e i nste ad of ASCII ch arac ters : yo u hav e
first to conf igur e Win dow s:
1. Select you r ke yboa rd i n y our Un icod e la ngua ge
2. And then y ou hav e to se t up the def aul t Langu ag e for non Un icode p rogr a ms:
Start \Set ting s\Con trol Pa nel\Re gion al a nd L angu a ge Set tin gs\Ad vanc ed
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METADATA
These Meta data Tags ca n be used in U nico de:
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ClipNam e
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Keyword
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VarID
The UmI D ca nnot be Unic ode.
5.3
FILENAME
XTAcces s ne ver g ener ates f iles with Unic od e file names . Fi les a re named
"Unicode File name. mxf" i n stead of the "r eal" U nico de cl ipnam e.
XTAcces s is capa ble t o use fi les w ith U nico de filen ames . The se fi les can be
locat ed in a fol der h avi ng a Uni code fil ename . And the se Un icod e fil es can be
used into sca n fo lder wit hout any trou ble.
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6. User Interface
6.1
INTRODUCTION
XTAcces s has be en des i gned to b e used as a bla ck box. I t is main ly con tr olled b y
extern al s yste ms v ia XM L file s or oth er p roce sses .
When t he X TAcc ess appl icati on i s la unch ed the f ollowi ng G UI i s d ispl aye d on the
workst atio n.
6.2
JOBS MONITORING
The ma in wi ndow dis play s the sta tus of e ach job h andled by XTAc cess .
Descri ptio n of the col umn s:
Column headi ng
Descri ption
Job Typ e
Type o f Jo b: B acku p, A vi d Ing est, Res tore, XT Tra nsfer , et c.
Source
Source ser ver:
• Backup , Av id Inge st, XT Copy, Grab Fie ld: FTP ad dress and
path of t he E VS s erver .
• Restor e/Cop y, Fi le Rewr ap: the s ourc e dire ctor y where th e
file to b e pr oces sed is l o cated .
Clip/F ile
Source Cli p or Fil e:
• ClipID of the clip pro cess ed on the EVS serv er
• Filena me s tore d in the S ource path (de fin ed a bov e)
Destin ation
This i s t he t arge t de stin a tion of t he j ob.
• Backup : fo lder to sto re t h e fil e
• Avid Inges t Na me
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Column headi ng
Descri ption
• Restor e, X T Cop y: F TP a ddress of the EVS serv er
Status
Status of the job :
• In Pro gres s: T he j ob i s ru nning
• Done: the job is done an d succ essf ul
• Error Mes sage : the tr an sfer has f ail ed. Plea se check th e
list of e rror mess ages an d the rea son in S ecti on 2 0.1
6.3
MB/s
Backup Re store : Ins tant aneous b it ra te dur ing jo b progre ss .
Betwee n bra cket s, t he v alue d ispl ayed is t he m ean tr ansf er
rate si nce th e beg inni ng of the j ob. At the en d of the job , the
mean t rans fer rate is dis played . No t av aila ble for Avid Inges t.
Frm/s
Transco ding : Num ber of frames dec oded by seco n d.
Start Time
Start Time of the job
End Tim e
End Ti me o f th e jo b
XML job fil e
Path o f t he xm l j ob f ile u sed
ADDITIONAL BUTTONS/MENUS
Severa l bu tton s an d me n us are ava ilab le at t he b o ttom o f XT Acce ss wi ndow .
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Button N ame
Descri ption
New XML Scan
Launch of XM L sca n wi ndow.
Jobs S can’ on page 24)
Scan Fo lder s
Launch of s can f olde r f or rest ore/ copy /tra nsco d e proce sses
(descr ibed in sect ion 10 ‘Re stor e/Cop y of Fi les t o EVS
Server ’ on pag e55)
Abort j ob
When push ed, th e selec ted job is imm edia tel y aborted . Yo u
can a lso press on CTRL + Ab ort to a bort al l th e jobs (ne eds
reboot of XTAc cess aft er wards) .
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[SN: 6 55000 ]: E VS S eria l Number of the comp uter
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[Report ing :<St atus> (h ost na me) NickN ame= xx x Grou p=xx ]: T he r epor t ing
statu s, h ost name, Ved io NickNam e an d gr oup
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[Win x .x] : Ve rsio n of Wi ndows
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[xxxxx x] : Win dows user right
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X/Y: Ra tio of Run ning J obs (X) vers us th e Max . Runnin g Job s ava ilab le (Y).
Exampl e - 2/ 6: Th is mea ns 2 job s are curr entl y r unning . 4 a ddit iona l job s can
be la unche d f or a maxi m um of 6 si mult aneo us r un ning jobs .
CONFIGURATION MENU
Right- clic king on th e li n k on th e App lica tion Titl e bar d ispl ays t he co nfi gurat ion
menu, with spe cifi c com m ands for X TAcc ess.
D ISP . A UTO U PDATE
Select it to upda te t he int erface eac h t ime t here is a new tran sfer .
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This w indow al lows you t o act ivat e th e re port ing s ystem of X TAcce ss t o Ve dio.
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Command name
Descri ption
Nicknam e
Allows you to defi ne a ni ckname for XTAc cess
Group
Allows you t o de fine a gr oup to which XTAc cess w ill be long
in th e Ve dio user int erfa c e.
Reporti ng S erver
Name
Host n ame or I P Add ress of th e Ve dio N oti fica tion Server
Reporti ng S erver
Port
Port o f t he V edio Noti fic a tion Serve r
Notifi catio n
Frequen cy
Durati on b etwe en tw o no t ifica tion s to Ved io
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G RAPHICAL S ETTINGS
These set ting s re late to the g ener atio n of fi les/ cli ps fr om a pic ture (BMP , TIFF &
TGA fo rmats ) or aud io ( W av, BW av).
Command name
Descri ption
Video Syste m
Select ei ther Pal or N TS C, in prog ress ive or n ot.
Sequenc e
TimeCod e
Enter t he val ue of t he fi rst TC inc lude d in th e d estin atio n
file/ clip .
Fill & Key enco ding
Check t his o ptio n if y ou want to gene rate two s y nchron ous
files /cli ps b ased on Alp ha Cha nnel : on e fi le/ cli p with the
Fill seque nce and one fil e/cli p wi th t he K ey s eque nce.
Add Aud io wh en
encodin g Gr aphic al
Sequenc e
Check th is opti on if you want to add a udio t o the sequen ce
create d wi th y our grap hic file s.
The aud io fil es mus t be 16-bi t audi o fil es of 4 8 k Hz (1 to 8
channe ls). The fi le fo rmat m ust be Broa dca st Wav e
Uncompr esse d (BW AVE) (.wav) .
Sequenc e Dur atio n
Type the dur atio n (o nly v alid for pic ture s, not for animat ed
sequen ces) .
Defaul t Aud io
Bitmap
Select t he defa ult pic tur e you want to add to y our audio
encodi ng. T he EV S ser v er does not supp ort a udi o only so
you ha ve to a dd a gra phi c pic ture .
Some d efau lt p ictu res ar e ava ilab le i n th e XTA cce ss fo lder
C:\Program Files\EVS Broadcast
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Select th is o ptio n if you want t o se e t he b utto ns i n the XTAc cess Int erfa ce .
If the opti on is not sele c ted yo u can righ t cli ck o n XTAcc ess t o crea te X ML scan
unit or o pen the Scan fol der.
E NABLE T EST M ODE
Select thi s opt ion i f you want to use the t est mo de of XT Acce ss. P lease contac t
EVS supp ort if y ou wan t to use i t as it is not suppor ted. T his f eatu re is only
presen t f or t est purp oses .
A BOUT XTA CCESS
It sh ows t he v ersi on o f X TAcces s. Addi tion al i nfo rmatio n:
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FileWr iter No Bu ffer ing: Activa ted or No t Acti vate d (see Sect ion 9. 3.1 ‘Re g istry
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Transc oder All owed: Spe cifie s if you hav e th e XS e cure c ode for tran scod ing .
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CONTEXTUAL MENU
Command Name
Descri ption
Abort j ob
The se lect ed j ob is im me diate ly a bort ed.
Status Deta ils
Give y ou m ore info rmati o n abou t t he j ob s tatu s
Open De stin ation
folder…
Open t he d est inat ion fold er
Open XM L Job fil e
For te st an d de bug o nly
Clear List
Clear the whol e li st o f t h e job s do ne b y XTA cces s
New XML Scan Fol der
Select it to crea te n ew X ML Sca n fo lder
Use Sc an Fo lder
Select it to open the Sca n Fold er w indow
Drag An d Dro p Set ting s
For te st an d de bug o nly
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7.1
INTRODUCTION
XTAcces s is trig gere d by externa l appl icat ions ( like IPDi rect or), ma inly via XML
files .
XTAcces s sc ans pre- defi ned f olde rs t o ch eck for n ew XML jobs to proc ess.
The deta ils o f the XM L format w ill be d escr i bed in th e foll owing s ectio ns,
especi ally for eac h j ob t y pe.
The sc an p roce ss o f XML jobs is anywa y id enti cal for a ny t ype of j ob.
7.2
JOB TYPES
The t able be low shows the lis t o f a ll jobs av ailab le a ccor ding to th e vers ion
number of IPDir ecto r.
Abbrev iati ons used :
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Backup Clip
from XT
to file
1.05
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Backup Train
from XT
to file
1.05
5
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Update Backup Train
1.05
5
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Backup Playlist /cut
from XT or
files
to files
1.09
10
Render Playlist /concat
from XT or
files
to 1 file
1.09
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Render Playlist /concat
from XT
to XT
1.09
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Transfer
from file
to file
1.04
4.4
Transfer
from file
to file
1.04
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Restore Clip
from file
to XT
1.05
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Copy Clip
from file
to XT
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Short
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Partial
Short
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Short
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Short
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Copy Clip
from file
to XT
1.05
5
Transfer Clip
from XT
to Avid
1.05
4.3
Transfer Clip
from XT
to Avid
1.04
4.4
Stream record train
from XT
to Avid
1.05
5
Transfer
from file
to Avid
1.05
5
Transfer
from file
to Avid
1.04
4.4
XT Copy
from XT
to XT
1.00
4.4
XT Copy
from XT
to XT
1.07
6
Grab Clip/Trn Field
from XT
to file
1.05
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Grab Clip/Trn Frame
from XT
to file
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Grab File Field
from file
to file
1.07
5.5
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Delete Clip
from XT
1.08
5
Delete File
from file
1.05
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Cancel Job
Backups
Playlists
File rewraps
Restores
To Avid
1.05
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Color legend
XT  XT copy
Grabs
Transcode
Delete
Misc
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CREATION OF A XML JOBS SCAN
7.3.1
CREATING A NEW XML SCAN
On the XTAc cess GUI, select the New XML S c an but ton to c reat e a n ew sca n
sessio n fo r XM L jo bs:
The fo llow ing wind ow is d isplay ed:
Point to the fold er w here XTAcces s wi ll c heck for XML jo bs, and clic k St art afte r
you ha ve c heck ed t he X M L Scan set tin gs.
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XML SCAN DIALOG BOX
Field/ Butto n
Descri ption
Title Bar
The Ti tle Bar spec ifie s th e ID o f Sc an X ML J obs fo lder.
XML Sca n[1] –0/ 6
It also disp lays t he num ber of ru nnin g job s vs. the max .
runnin g j obs a llow ed f or t his sc an fold er.
XML Root
Folder to be sca nned b y XTAc cess . Th is fold er can be
entere d ma nual ly or sel e cted u sing Wind ows E xpl orer w ith
the a ssoci ate d bu tton .
By de faul t, t he s can f older is C:\XTAccess_XML\.
XTAcces s au tomat ical ly creat es th is f olde r d uring the
XTAcces s in sta llat ion pro cess.
XML Sca n Se tting s
This butt on is used to di splay the sc an X ML J ob setti ngs.
Those sett ings are the defau lt s etti ngs of t his XML Jo bs
scan.
The XML file gene rate d to tr igge r an XT Ac cess jo b
replac es the Gene ral Setti ngs (see sec tion 9.3 ‘ Loca l
XTAcces s Sett ings (n on XML) on page 54 ) and X ML Jobs
defau lt se ttin gs by i ts ow n value s. Thi s mean s th e defau lt
settin gs ar e on ly us ed in ca se th e XML fil e t rigger ing
the jo b doe s no t con tai n the spec ific tag .
7.3.3
OPEN
This b utt on i s us ed t o op en th e XML Roo t fo lder .
START/ST OP
This bu tton is us ed to s ta rt and s top s cann ing t he specif ied
folde r
CLOSE
This b utt on i s us ed t o cl o se th e sp ecif ied scan fol d er.
XML SCAN SETTINGS
O VERVIEW
When y ou c lick the XML Scan s etti ngs b utt on, yo u acce ss t he foll owing wi ndow.
The se tti ngs a re s pli t in 3 cate gori es:
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Job To Fil e
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Job To XT Serve r
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Create Add itio nal code c File
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The Ti tle Bar disp lays on e of the foll owin g in forma tion:
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[2MB B locks EVS MXF]: A back up o f cl ip or tra in will b e wra pped in EVS MXF
in na tive 2 MB Blo cks. T his i s th e de faul t se tti ng f or bac kup.
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[8MB B locks EVS MXF]: A back up o f cl ip or tra in will b e wra pped in EVS MXF
in na tiv e 8 MB Bloc ks. This sett ing onl y e xist s i f th e u ser has mod ifie d the
defau lt s etti ngs, whi ch i s 2 MB B locks .
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Possible Options
Three opti ons are subm itt ed:
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Keep th e Wr apper /code c from the XML job:
Use th is o ptio n if you d o not want to c hang e th e fil e wra pper whic h wil l be
create d by XTA ccess
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Force the W rappe r fo rmat to : “E VS MXF ”
Use thi s opt ion i f you wa nt to ch ange the f ile wr a pper wh ich wi ll be c reat e d by
XTAcces s
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Transco de t he s ource m edia u sing the ‘Def ault File T rans codin g Pro file ’
Use th is op tion if you w ant to tra nsco de t he so urce c lip, and so d efin e the
codec and the wrap per of the dest inat ion
NLE
See be low the NLE c onf i gurat ion
Audio Format
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Stereo : if sel ecte d, au dio e ssenc es a re c onsi dered as a st ereo trac ks,
otherw ise mono tr acks . Only used for Qui ck Ti me Movies and Qu ick T ime
Refere nce, wav back up j obs.
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16-Bit /24- Bit: ster eo bu tton t o sele ct t he aud i o resol utio n. On ly us ed for
trans fer to Av id and O P-1 a,QT,Q T Ref , OP ATOM a nd Wav form at
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Little End ian or B ig E n dian: Ste reo butt on to s elect the aud io forma t. Only
used for Q uick Time Movi es or Quic kTime Ref eren ce fo rmats .
SuperMotion Mode
This s ett ing allow s yo u to selec t t he S uperM otio n b ackup mode
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Real Time [1 /2 or 1/3 fr ames with aud io]: XTA c cess will ke ep onl y one f rame
over 2 or 3 ( foll owing th e Super Mo tion Re c mod e) and kee p the a udio . A udio
& TC wi ll be c onsis ten t w ith t he X T cl ip.
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All Fr ames [wit h uns y nchroni zed/ witho ut au d io]: XT Acce ss wi ll k eep the
entir e fr ame o f t he SS LM Clip.
Audio Channels Map
This set tin g is use d to d efine h ow the o utpu t aud io chan nels wi ll be d istr i buted t o
the g enera ted aud io f iles :
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Use <; > to sep arat e t he c onten t of the var ious aud i o fil es t o ge nera te
•
Use a spac e be tween eac h aud io c hanne l t o be inc luded in an a udio fil e
•
Use <- 1> t o mu te a cha n nel ( not for the W av b ack up)
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Audio chan nel are betw e en 0 and 7
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This s ett ing allow s yo u to defi ne wh ich time code w ill b e sa ved in t he v ideo f ile
•
Primary TC : Sa ves the X T Prima ry T C in the vid eo file
•
LTC : Save s th e LTC in t he vi deo file
•
User TC : Sa ves the User TC in the vide o f ile
Default File Transcoding Profile
Defaul t T ransc odin g p rofi le is us ed for the job to file (if you ha ve s elec ted the 3 r d
optio n “Tr ansc ode the so urce m edia usi ng …”) or f or th e Ren derin g of pla y list
In this fi eld, y ou have t o define a n XML prof ile file that d efin es the co dec an d
parame ter of t he c odec u sed t o tr ansco de the file .
You can fi nd some e nc oder pro file s into t he “C:\Pro gram Fi les\ EVS B roadca st
Equipm ent\ XTAcc ess\ Enc oder P rofi les 2.0 ” fo lder
T O XT S ERVER
Transco de R estor ed F il e
Select th is o ptio n if you want t o t ransc ode the fil e duri ng t he r esto re o pera t ion.
Remove Sourc e fi le if r e store succ essfu l
In case of Re stor e and C opy, it co uld be us efu l to automat ical ly del ete th e source
file to c lean th e so urce stor age. Th e fi le w ill be r emove d on ly i f t h e job is
succes sful .
Defaul t Fi le Tr ansc odin g Prof ile
Defaul t Trans codi ng prof ile used fo r the job to XT (if you have se lect ed the 3 r d
optio n “Tr ansc ode the so urce m edia usi ng …”) or f or th e Ren derin g of pla y list.
In this fi eld, y ou have t o define a n XML prof ile file that d efin es the co dec an d
parame ter of t he c odec u sed t o tr ansco de the file .
You ca n f ind some enc oder prof iles in the “C: \Progr am F iles \EVS Bro adcast
Equipm ent\ XTAcc ess\ Enc oder P rofi les ” fol der
E NABLE M ULTI -D ESTS
If t he m ulti -des tina tion is acti vate d i n t he XM L S c an Fo lder , XT Acces s wi ll use t he
multi- dest t empl ate an d not anym ore th e XML jo b or the XTA ccess i nter face to
defin e th e di ffer ent dest i natio n pa ths.
There is o ne e xamp le o f t emplat e in the XTA ccess folde r:
“C :\Pr ogram Fil es\E VS Br oadcas t
Equipm ent\ XTAcc ess\m ul ti_de sts_s ampl e.ds t.xm ”
There i s some inf ormat i on abou t th e str uctur e of the templ ate d irec tly in thi s
exampl e.
This examp le temp late will be repl aced at eac h upd ate of XTAc cess so it is
necess ary to c reat e a co py wit h a dif fere nt n ame before mod ifyi ng i t.
Status of th e sub- jobs re lated t o eac h des tina tion define d in t he tem plat e is only
availa ble thr ough the Not ifica tion Cen ter a nd V edi o. The XML job wil l on ly conta in
the f irst des tina tion sta tu s.
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C REATE A DDITIONAL C ODEC
Create Add ition al Cod ec Fi le: Sel ect thi s o p tion if you wan t t o c r eate an
addit iona l file , for exa m ple a prox y file , at the s ame time as y our hir es backup .
The ad dit ional cod ec file will b e ge nera ted on the f ly wit h t he p rinc ipal job .
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Target Path : Th is i s th e dest inat ion targ et p ath used for the addi tion al f ile.
This pat h can be e nter e d manual ly or by br owsi ng Window s Expl orer wi t h the
associ ated bu tton .
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Transco ding pr ofil e: Thi s is the XML pr ofil e used by XTAcces s. It de fine s the
codec a nd pa ramet er of t he code c use d by XTA cc ess to t rans code the f ile. You
can fi nd s ome e ncode r profi les in t he “C :\Pr ogram F iles \EVS Broa d cast
Equipm ent\ XTAcc ess\ Enc oder P rofi les ” fol der.
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Create Metad ata XML: Select thi s op tion if yo u want to creat e EV S XML
metada ta f ile with you ad ditio nal code c fi le
•
Path: This is the dest inat ion t arge t pa th u sed for t he met adat a XML fi le
NLE CONFIGURATION
The NLE sett ings ar e use d to set up the int egra tio n with AVID, FCP , Xedi o or EVS.
The NLE se ttin gs can al so be use d dire ctly in th e XML job b ut som e of t hem are
not y et im plem ente d in IP Direct or.
AVID
For Avi d app lica tion s, t h e sett ings allo w you to s ave th e Avi d AAF file wit h the f ile
genera ted by X TAcce ss o r to use the Avid WebS er vice
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Descri ption
Active
Allows you to acti vate or not t he s etti ngs
Save E DL t o di sk
Allows you to bac k up th e AAF fil e on di sk b efor e chec king it
into A vid Inte rpla y. Th e AFF fi le ca n th en be use d to d irec tly
drag yo ur tra nsfe rred c l ip or pla ylis t int o Medi aCompos er
withou t us ing Avid In terpl ay Acc ess.
EDL pat h
Path w here you want to s tore your AAF file
Interp lay Check In
Allows you to acti vate or not t he I nter play che ck -i n
Interp lay User
Inter play user who m ust have enoug h ri ghts to check file s
into Inte rpla y.
Interp lay
Passwo rd
Passwor d o f th e pr evio us user
Web Ser vice s
Host
Link to t he We b Se rvic e on th e Av id I nter play Sys tem.
You ha ve t o re plac e:
• [IP] by th e IP addr ess of the comp uter wh ere the Avid web
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Descri ption
Servic es a re r unni ng
• [PORT] by t he p ort that y ou hav e co nfig ured for y our Av id
Web Ser vice s ( exam ple : 8080)
You can als o test t he c onnect ion by c lick ing on the Test
Connect ion butt on
Interp lay URI
Path whe re the c lip/ play l ist will b e seen i n the In t erplay DB .
You can add sub- fold er a fter t he I ncomi ng Me dia f older . You
have to r eplac e [W orkg ro up] b y yo ur Av id w orkg ro up.
Exampl e: i nter play ://A vid WG/Inc oming Med ia/EV S
Media/ Monda y/
Mixed C odec s
Table for EDL
Export
With th is tab le: y ou wi ll have the po ssib ili ty to map a
specif ic sourc e co dec for tran scodi ng p urpo se.
All i tems with thi s so urce codec wil l be tra nsco ded .
Useful for sev eral cas es :
• Transc odin g if sou rce co dec no t s uppor ted by X T Access
• Transc odin g if sou rce co dec no t s uppor ted by N L E
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Descri ption
F INAL C UT P RO
For Fin alCut Pro a ppli ca tions , thes e set ting s all ow you to save the FC P XML
Metada ta fi le wit h the f ile gen erat ed wit h XTAc cess an d conf igur e whic h EVS
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Descri ption
Active
Allows you to acti vate or not t he s etti ngs.
Save E DL t o
disk
Allows you to back up the FCP XM L fi le o n d isk.
EDL pat h
Path w here you want to s tore the FCP XM L fi le
Genera te
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Descri ption
FinalCu tPro
XML
Projec t f ields . I n th is f iel d box , you can cre ate a matrix wit h th e
EVS met ada ta a nd FC P metada ta.
The Mat rix is b ased on an EVS meta data temp la te tha t yo u ca n
find usin g th e fo llow ing p ath:
C:\Program Files\EVS Broadcast
Equipment\XTAccess\EVS_Metadatas_template.evs.xml
Quick Time
Movies Loca l
Path
Local p ath (wh ere yo ur backed u p cli p is sav ed on your FCP
comput er) refe renc ed i nt o the XML FCP to p oin t to the Quic k
Time Mo vies Fil e. Fina l Cut Pr o on ly s uppo rts loc al pa ths.
Mixed C odec s
Table for EDL
Export
With thi s table : you wil l have the poss ibi lity to map a speci fic
source cod ec f or t rans co ding purpo se.
All i tems with thi s so urce codec wil l be tra nsco ded .
Useful for sev eral cas es :
• Transc odin g if sou rce co dec no t s uppor ted by X T Access
• Transc odin g if Sou rce co dec no t s uppor ted by N L E
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Field/ Butto n
Descri ption
EVSEDL
For EVS appli cat ions , these se ttin gs allow y ou to save the EDL with the
concat enat ed p lay list fil e or t he b acku p of pla ylis t.
Field/ Butto n
Descri ption
Active
Allows you to acti vate or not t he s etti ngs.
Save E DL t o
disk
Allows you to back up the EVS ED L f ile
EDL pat h
Path w here you want to s tore your EVS EDL f ile
Mixed C odec s
Table for EDL
Export
With thi s table : you wil l have the poss ibi lity to map a speci fic
source cod ec f or t rans co ding purpo se.
All i tems with thi s so urce codec wil l be tra nsco ded .
Useful for sev eral cas es :
• Transc odin g if sou rce co dec no t s uppor ted by X T Access
• Transc odin g if Sou rce co dec no t s uppor ted by N L E
The ta ble is only use d by XTAcc ess for the EDL e x port jobs .
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X EDIO
For Xed io ap plic atio ns, the se ttin gs al low yo u t o refer ence medi a to t h e Xedio
databa se in c ase of b ack up fi le
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Field/ Butto n
Descri ption
Active
Allows you to acti vate or not t he s etti ngs.
XEDIO DB
DNS
DNS Name of Xedi o da ta base targe t
XEDIO DB
User
DNS Use r of Xed io d atab ase t arge t
XEDIO DB
Pass
DNS Pas sword of Xedi o d atabas e t arge t
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XML JOBS PROCESSING
7.4.1
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window can be posi tion ed anywh ere on t he d eskt op .
7.4.2
START OF XML JOBS SCAN
When the XML Job s Scan folder i s displ ayed , the scan pro cess be gin s when
clicki ng the START butt o n.
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Note 1 : T he firs t t im e the STA RT b utto n is cl icke d, XTAcc ess will
automa tica lly gene rate th e XML scan sub fold ers:
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\Jobs_ Done \
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\Jobs_ In_P rogr ess\
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\Jobs_ Inco ming \
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\Jobs_ Sche dule d\
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Note 2: In c ase the X ML Jobs S can w as al read y used b efor e, ea ch t ime you
launch th is XML Jobs Sc an, i t w ill sta rt autom atic ally aft er a co untd own of 10
second s
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Note 3 : If XTA ccess has stoppe d du ring tr ansf er, at ne xt s tart of XTAcc ess :
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The XML job f iles that were in \Job s_In _Pro gre ss\ or \Jobs _Sch edul ed\
folde r wil l mo ve i nto \Job s_Done \ fo lder wit h Jo b_ statu s 7.
PROCESSING OF A XML JOB
During t he who le XML jo bs proce ssin g, XTAc cess updates the st atus o f th e XML
file, e spec iall y to pr ovi de thir d-pa rty ap plic atio ns with i nfor mati on ab out the
trans fer proc ess. I PDir e ctor can use the in form a tion incl uded in th e XM L fil e to
get the st atus o f the tr an sfer in pr ogre ss (onl y av ailab le for no n prox y FT P modes
– Back up o f cl ips and tra i ns, Re stor e/Co py, XT Co py, Fi le R ewrap ).
At th e en d, t he XM L f ile with the fin al j ob s tatu s is mo ved to \Jobs _Don e \ to be
checke d and re move d b y IPDire ctor . The mec h anism of the XML p roce ssing i s
descri bed in d eta ils in t h e ”XML Job s ” d ocume nt.
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LOAD BALANCING BETWEEN MULTIPLE
XTACCESS DEVICES
Multip le X TAcce ss d evic e s can scan th e sam e XML scan fol der.
In or der to eff icie ntly di s tribu te the XML job s ov e r all th e X TAcce ss devi c es, l oad
balanc ing rule s mu st b e defin ed.
7.5.1
MANAGEMENT OF XML JOBS
Once a n ew XM L j ob is sent to XTAc cess, se ver al cr iter ia are tak en into acco un t
in or der to d ecid e whe the r the job must be proc ess ed:
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Maximum amou nt o f j obs simult aneo usly pro cesse d.
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Maximum amou nt o f j obs simult aneo usly pro cesse d per IP addre ss
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Presen ce of a job w aiti n g for a c onne ctio n to E VS serve r wit h the sam e IP
addres s.
Beside s, the ma ximum a mount of XML j obs th at can be simu ltan eous ly pr ocesse d
per XML sca n mod ule is also l imit ed. The XML s c an per fol der is pr oces se d ever y
5 seco nds.
Once a job is pr oces sed by XTAc cess , the fir st a c tion i s an atte mpt to co n nect t he
XT FTP serv er. In case t he con nect ion fai led, 2 c ases a re c onsi dere d:
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The c onne ctio n is re fuse d by the EVS ser ver bec ause the maxi mum amou nt of
connec tion s i s re ache d ( max. 6 FTP co nnec tion s for H iRes EVS serv ers) . The
statu s will be “S erver bu sy ”. Un limit ed co nnec tio n attem pts a re do ne eve r y 24 seco nds unt il g etti ng a n ava ilab le c onnec tio n.
•
The conn ecti on can not be estab lish ed bec au se the IP a ddres s is not
reacha ble. The st atus is “S erve r IP fa iled ”. Se v eral co nnec tion atte mpts are
done wit hin f ixed t ime i nterva ls (se e ‘IP Re try parame ter’ i n sect ion 7 . 5.2
‘Contr ol P arame ters ’ o n page 41). A fter some at t empts (see ‘IP Ret ry T im eout
parame ter’ i n secti on 7. 5.2 ‘Con trol Pa rame ters ’ on page 41) th e job wil l be
cancel led and an error st atus w ill be gener ated .
Any o ther fa ilur e du ring the c onne ctio n t o a n EV S ser ver will ca ncel the job a nd
genera te a n er ror “GENE RAL FAI LURE ”.
In case a jo b that i s proc essed is n ot abl e to con nect, no o ther j ob wit h th e same
IP addre ss wil l be tak en into acc ount . Once th e connect ion wi ll be re su med by
this “blo cked ” job , t he o t her wa itin g jo bs w ill be p rocess ed a gain .
In case of XT Copy j ob , connec tion is fi rst es t ablish ed to the de stin ati on EVS
server p rior t o the so urc e server . In case the co nnect ion fa iled , the co nn ectio n to
the s ource ser ver is n ot u sed, in o rder to avoi d un expect ed X T FTP con nect ions.
Every jobs are tak en i nto accou nt foll owing a F IFO stack (o ldes t jo b fi rst) .
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Some par amet ers ha ve been ad ded t o bet ter contro l the load bala n cing jo b
managem ent. Thos e pa r ameter s ca n b e c hang ed in the reg istr y. XTA cce ss mus t
be re- star ted in order to t ake t hem i nto acco unt.
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HKEY_CURR ENT_US ER\ Softwar e\EV S Broadc as t Equipmen t\XTA cces s\ Max
Running J obs (d efau lt value = 6): Ma ximum a mount o f job s simu ltan e ously
proces sed by X TAcc ess. Once the lim it is r eache d, an y ad diti onal jo b wi ll be
“s ched uled ” (i n Jo bs_S ch eduled ” f older ) un til an “i n- prog ress ” jo b is ove r.
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HKEY_CURR ENT_US ER\ Softwar e\EV S Broadc as t Equipmen t\XTA cces s\ Max
IP Job s ( defa ult val ue = 6 ): M aximu m am ou nt of jo bs simul tane ou sly
proces sed by X TAcce ss t o or from a g iven IP addr ess (a s d esti nati on o r so urce
XT server) . Once the l imit is reac hed, an y ne w job involv ing the sa m e IP
addres s will b e “sch edul ed ” (in Jo bs_S ched uled ” folder ) unti l a “in- prog r ess ”
job r elat ed t o th is I P ad dr ess is ove r.
Beside s, in cas e a job rel ated to the I P addre ss is in statu s “Serv er Busy ”, any
next job us ing the sam e IP address wi ll stay in “Sc hedule d ” stat us unt il all j obs
under “S erv er Bu sy ” wi l l be pa ssed to “i n-pr og ress ” s tatu s. A t tha t t ime
XTAcces s scan s the job l ist “sch edul ed ” in or der t o move them to “i n-p rogr ess ”
statu s. In ca se of XT C opy job , IP addr esse s o f source a nd des tina tio n XT
server are tak en i nto acc ount.
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HKEY_CURR ENT_US ER\ Softwar e\EV S Broadc as t Equipmen t\XTA cces s\ Max
XML Job s (de fau lt v al ue = 6 ): M aximum am ount o f j obs s imul tane ously
proces sed b y XTA cces s per XML sca n fol der. This amoun t de fine d the
maximum am ount o f XML files tha t will be p roces sed by an XML sc an fol der,
possib ly afte r s ever al s c an pr oces ses (dep endi ng on Max Scan Run ning J obs
parame ter – se e be low).
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HKEY_CURR ENT_US ER\ Softwar e\EV S Broadc as t Equipmen t\XTA cces s\ Max
XML Jobs Per Sc an (defau lt v alue = 6): Maximum amoun t of jobs
simult aneo usly lo aded by XTAcc ess per sca n p roc esses. T his amo unt def i ned
the maxi mum amo unt of f iles th at wil l be lo aded b y a scan pr ocess of the g iven
folde r.
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HKEY_CURR ENT_US ER\ Softwar e\EV S Broadc as t Equipme nt\XTA cces s\ XML
Scan Ti meout (def aul t v alue = 250) : Tim e de lay ( in mil lise conds ) be tween two
succes sive sca n p roces s es, p rovi ded tha t th e “M a x XML Jobs ” p arame ter is not
alread y re ache d.
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HKEY_CURR ENT_US ER\ Softwar e\EV S Broadc as t Equipme nt\XTA cces s\ XML
Scan Job s Time out (d efaul t val ue = 50 00): T ime del ay (in mill isec o nds)
betwee n th e tr eatm ent of two su cces sive XML jobs .
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HKEY_CURR ENT_US ER\ Softwar e\EV S Broadc a st Equipm ent\X TAcce s s\IP
Retry (de faul t va lue = 1 2): M aximu m am ount of attemp ts to conn ect to a n IP
addres s of a X T se rver w hich does not rep ly.
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HKEY_CURR ENT_US ER\ Softwar e\EV S Broadc a st Equipment\X TAcce s s\IP
Retry T imeou t (de faul t value = 500 0): T ime de l ay (in m ill iseco nds) bet ween
two su cces sive att empt s to co nnec t to an IP a ddre ss whi ch d oes not repl y.
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HKEY_CURR ENT_US ER\ Softwar e\EV S Broadc a st Equipment\X TAcce s s\IP
Retry T imeou t (de faul t value = 500 0): T ime de l ay (in m ill iseco nds) bet ween
two su cces sive att empt s to co nnec t to an IP a ddre ss whi ch d oes not repl y.
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HKEY_CURR ENT_US ER\ Softwar e\EV S Broadc as t Equipmen t\XTA cces s\ Max
Transco ding Job s (defa ult valu e = 1): Maximum amount of tran scod ing j obs
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HKEY_CURR ENT_US ER\ Softwar e\EV S Broadc as t Equipmen t\XTA cces s\ Max
Meta J obs (def ault val u e = 1 ): M axim um am ou nt of Met a j obs (Back u p of
playl ist) simu ltan eous ly p rocess ed b y XTA cces s
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HKEY_CURR ENT_US ER\ Softwar e\EV S Br oadca st Equip ment \XTAcc ess\ Max
Child Jobs (de faul t v alu e = 4): Maxim um a moun t of chil d j obs simu ltan eo usly
proces sed by X TAcce ss i n back up o f p layl ist
Those param eter s ca n be optim ized for a speci fic workfl ow.
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8. Scan Folder
The sc an f olde r al lows yo u to rest ore / co py / tra ns code file s fr om a fol der.
XTAcces s wa its to h ave write acce ss o n th e sc an ned f iles bef ore proc essi ng th em.
8.1
SCAN FOLDER WINDOW
On XTAc cess GUI , se lect the Scan Fold ers butt on :
The fo llow ing wind ow is d isplay ed:
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The ma in wi ndow lis ts a ll the scan fol ders def ined by XTA ccess :
Column H eadi ng
Descri ption
Folder
• Path: path of the fol der t o scan .
• Check Box: i f sele cted , this scan f older i s con sidere d
when XT Acce ss s tart s sc anning .
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Job Typ e
Type o f Jo b (C opy, Rest o re, Gr aph Sequ ., T rans co de)
Target
Target Pat h (X T FTP or Windows pat h)
Filter
List of f ile exte nsio ns to f ilter
Src Nam e
Source Name to be a dde d with th e res tore d c lip
Delete
Option to del ete sour ce f i le
Button / Fi eld
Descri ption
Add Fol der
Adds a new fol der to s ca n (see be low f or d etai ls).
Remove
Removes a s elec ted scan fold er i tem.
Edit
Edits a s elec ted scan fol der i tem ( see belo w fo r d etail s).
START/ST OP
Starts /Sto ps the sc ann ing proc ess. On ly the selecte d
folde rs (c heck box) wil l be scann ed b y XT Acces s.
CLOSE
Closes the Sca n Fo lder w indow
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When add ing a n ew scan folder i tem or edit ing a select ed an d exis ting sca n folde r
item, the fol lowin g se tti n gs win dow is d ispl ayed .
Column
Heading
Descri ption
Job Typ e
Restore : Selec t this op t ion if you wan t to resto re the scan ned
files
Transco de: Se lect this option i f you wa nt to transc ode th e
scanne d f iles
Graph Se qu.: Selec t th i s optio n if y ou wa nt to create sequ ence
with t he graph ic file s whi ch are in the fol der that y ou are sca nnin g
Scan Fo lder
Path o f t he f olde r to sca n
Scan F ilte r
List of f ile exte nsio ns to scan.
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Column
Heading
Descri ption
Source
Name
CLIP S ource Name to be added with the res tore d c lip.
Delaye d
mode
If this opti on is s elec te d, XTAcc ess wi ll che ck the mod ific atio n
time of th e file a nd will wait unt il thi s modi fica ti on time is o lder
than the loca l ti me + 30 s econds on the XTAc cess comput er.
In ca se this fie ld is left blank wit h EVS MXF fi le s to res tore, th e
Source Name inc lude d in the EV S MXF met adat a w ill b e re stor ed.
If the job
Succee ds:
After the sca n jo b: XT Acc ess ca n:
• Delete the sou rce fil es
• Move t he sourc e f iles to a sp ecif ic fold er ( usef ul to do X edio
refere ncin g)
• Move the sour ce file s t o a f olde r XT AScan .don e in the same
folde r th an t he s cann ed f older (def aul t op tion )
Source
Target
Folder
If you ha ve sel ecte d Mo ve the sou rce fi les to a specif ic fold er
(usefu l t o do Xed io r efer encing ): it i s whe re y ou can sp ecif y t he
folde r.
Update Xedi o DB with t he sou rce file aft er i t’s moved : Se lect
this o ptio n if you want t o upda te t he Xe dio DB with t he s ource
file. Th e Xedi o setti ng s are avail able i n the main menu of
XTAcces s.
Target
Server
If you hav e selec ted ‘T arget EVS Se rver ’ Job Target , you can
specif y he re the dest inat i on EVS ser ver and loca ti on
Server IP: IP addr ess of the t arge t EVS ser ver
User : FTP log in o f th e ta rget E VS s erve r
Passwo rd : pass word of the t arge t EVS ser ver
Locati on: C lipI D of the fi rst l ocat ion to c heck whe n res torin g.
4 mode s ar e co nsid ered :
• 123X: X cou ld be A, B , C, D, E or F. In tha t case XTAcces s will
check the avai lab ilit y of t he cl ip, e.g. 12 3A c lip.
o If not avai labl e, XTA cce ss will show a n err or m essage on
the mai n wind ow. Yo u wi ll need to tr y agai n wit h a diff erent
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Column
Heading
Descri ption
locat ion.
o If a vail able , t he t rans fer will b e do ne
• 123?: I n this c ase, t he “Qu esti on Mar k ” all ows XTAccess to
check al l the cam era la bels. Fir st che ck the availa bil ity of
123A, the n 12 3B, 123C, 123D, 123E , 12 3F, 124A , 124B, et c.
• 123[XX XX]: X co uld b e A, B, C , D, E or F . In tha t ca se,
XTAcces s wil l ch eck t he availa bil ity o f th e cl ip in this r ange of
camera .
Exampl e: 1 23[AC D] XT A ccess will try : 12 3A 1 23C 123D 124A
124C 1 24D ... ... 211A 21 1C
• [XXX]? : X co uld b e 123 4 56789 a nd XX X is/ are t h e page w here
you w ant to rest ore the f iles. In thi s c ase, th e “Q uesti on M ark ”
allows X TAcce ss to ch e ck all th e camer a labe ls but afte r the
XXX pa ge.
Exampl e: [157 ]? X TAcc e ss wil l t ry : [11 0A 1 11A 1 12A . .. 199A
510A ... .. . 7 99A 110B 1 11B . .. 199B 51 0B ... ... 799B 110C .. .
... . .. ... ... 799 F ].
These la st two mo des ar e only ava ilab le wit h Mu lticam 1 0.01 .07
or upp er.
Restore Mode :
• Copy: G ener ates new I Ds for VarI D, Ma teri alI D and Um ID
(Louth ID) like a C opy Job
• Lax Res t.: Typi call y use d for autom atio n wh ich n eeds t o ke ep
the Var ID fr om the s ource f ile b ut ca n re genera te th e
Materi alID and UmID (Lo uthID) .
• Restore : Ke eps o rigi nal IDs ava ilab le i n the sour ce fil e lik e a
Restor e Jo b
• VarID o ption 1 : Us es t he fil ename as V arID a nd gen erat e a
new Ma teri alID and UmID
• VarID opat ion2 : Uses t he filen ame as VarI D but keeps th e
Materi alID as U mID
Destin ation
Target
Folder
If you h ave s elec ted “T arget F ile ” Job Ta rget : you can spec ify
here the dest inat ion path
Update C leanE ditDB : Se lect t his op tio n if yo u wa nt to up date the
CleanE dit DB w ith th e dest ina tion fi le. The CE se ttin gs are
availa ble in the main men u of XTAcc ess.
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Column
Heading
Descri ption
Transco ding
Profil e
This is t he XML prof ile u sed by XT Acces s whic h d efine s the c odec
and pa rame ter of t he c o dec us ed b y XTA cces s t o Tran scod e th e
file. Yo u can fin d some encoder pr ofil es int o t he “C :\Pr ogra m
Files\ EVS Broad cast Equipm ent\ XTAcc ess\ Enc oder P rofi les ”
folde r
Only u sed if you have sel ected Tran scod e as job T ype
Genera te
XML
Metadat a
file
or
Genera te
XML
Referen cing
file
Select th is opt ion to sen d XML Ref eren cing fi le t o IPD irec tor (in
case of re stor e) or to create XM L Meta data f i le next to t he
desti nati on f iles (in cas e of tr ansc oding to fil e).
These XML fi les all ows XTAcces s to add meta d ata (IPD Owne r,
refere ncin g Hi gh/ Low)
Target Path : De stin ati on pa th wh ere the X ML ref eren cing
file/m etad ata fil e wi ll b e sent to I PD.
Exampl e of XML refe renc ing
Path:\\IPDirector180\JOBREF\EVS_TO_TODO\
Exampl e of XML Meta dat a Path : \ \Xstore60170\Media\
IPD Owner: I PDire ctor o wner (use r) to be ref eren ced to IPDi rect or
Databa se. If l eft b lank , the “XT Gen eric U ser ” is pushe d into
IPDire ctor Data base .
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XEDIO INTEGRATION WITH THE SCAN
FOLDER
8.3.1
OVERVIEW
XTAcces s is abl e, w ith th e scan fol der, to tran sco de one Hig h Res fil e to L ow Res
and re fere nce it into Xed i o DB.
8.3.2
WORKFLOW
1. A fil e is dro pped in the S canFol der (D:\m ySca nFol der\myF ile .evs .mxf)
2. The tr ansco ded file and its c ompan ion E VS_Me tadat a fi le is gen erat ed in
D:\Cle anEd it\L ow\
3. If th e j ob s ucce eds, t he so urce fil e (C :\myS canFol der\m yFil e.ev s.mx f ) is
moved to D :\Cle anEd it\H i gh\
4. The tw o fi les are refe ren ced i nto Xedi o
8.3.3
REMARKS
•
To
use
th e
Xedi o
refer enci ng:
yo u
need
to
i nsta ll
the
CEXTAcc essI nteg rati on_ vxx.xx .xx. exe and co nfi gure the Cle anEd it O DBC
Throug h th e NLE con fig butto n
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8.4
If the sour ce file ha s no EVS Metadat a file, XT A ccess wil l creat e, duri ng the
source file move , a lig ht EVS Meta data file for t he refe renc ing i nto t he X edio
DB
SCANFOLDER POST PROCESSING
XTAcces s ca n se nd a X ML fil e (p ost proce ssin g job) afte r th e pr ocess in g of o ne
file in t he s can fold er.
To act ivat e thi s opt ion : y ou hav e to a dd o ne va lid templa te f ile in th e sca n folde r
source .
You ca n f ind some examp les o f po st p roce ssin g te mplate s in th is f olde r:
C:\Pro gram File s\EVS Br oadcas t Eq uipm ent\ XTAc cess\P ostP roces s
The t empla te m ust cont ai n the pat h wh ere XTAcc e ss wil l wr ite the pos t p ro cessin g
file (##TP L_OUT PUT_PA TH=C:\X TA_o ut_t pl_T o_A Fi\##) .
• PostPr oces sForX edio Aut oFileI mpor ter. tlp: t o refe rence sou rce and de stin ation
file to t he X edio Auto File I mporte r
• PostPr oces sForX TAcce ss .tpl: XTAcc ess
desti nati on f ile aft er t he proces sing .
8.4.1
wi ll
r estore
the
s ourc e
or
the
WORKFLOW
1. The us er a dds one temp l ate f ile in the scan fol der (MyTem plat e.tp l)
2. One Vi deo file com es i n t he wat ch f olde r
3. XTAcces s pr oces ses the file
4. XTAcces s fi lls in t he t e mplate with the cor rect f ile na me (I nput and /or o utput
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file.
8.5
REMARKS ON THE SCAN PROCESS
XTAcces s pr oces ses only the file s wi th a siz e bi gg er th an 0K B
XTAcces s can scan an E VS XML f ile. In t his c ase you ne ed to def ine * .evs .xml as
filte r and XTAc cess wi ll check the <F ile_ Path _H iRes> ta g in the ev s.xml file to
find the vide o fi le.
XTAcces s wa its to hav e writ e ac cess to th e fi l es be fore pro cess ing th em. Th e
modifi cati on date of th e f ile m ust be als o 30 se c o lder than th e c urre nt time on th e
XTAcces s co mput er. For the Gr aphi c f iles :
•
it is the fol der cont ain ing all the grap hic file s t hat you ha ve to s can
•
XTAcces s waits 1 0 secon ds after ne w files i n the graphi c fold er befo re star ting
the p roces sing .
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Clips to Files
This s ecti on c over s XML Jobs IDs:
9.1
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Job #0 : Ba ckup Cli p fr om XT to fi le ( IPDir ecto r v4 onward s)
•
Job #1 1: S hort Bac kup Cl ip fr om XT to file (IP Dire ctor v 5 o nward s)
WORKFLOW
The fo llow ing s chem a sh ows how the back up o f cl ips is per forme d wi th th e Gigab it
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1. An ext erna l sy stem , fo r e xample IPDi rect or, send s an XM L fi le t o XT Acces s to
reques t t he b ackup of a g iven c lip crea ted on an E VS ser ver.
2. XTAcces s pr oces ses the XML fi le:
a. It ge ts t he c lip con tent th at ha s to be back ed u p fr om EVS.
b. It g enera tes a back up f ile of the cli p i n t he forma t specif ied by the ex tern al
system
c. It s tores th e b ackup fi l e in the ta rget fo lder s pecif ied by the ext erna l
system . The me tada ta o f the cl ip ar e eith er in cl uded in the f ile (i n EVS
MXF) or sen t v ia a n XML file.
Remark:
If th e ba ckup is not succ essful , t he p arti al c lip wil l be dele ted from the dis k .
9.2
EXAMPLE OF XML BACKUP FILE
To ide nti fy t he c lip you w ant t o ba ck u p yo u ca n u se th e UmID , Va rID or L S M ID
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<EVS_XFile_Job_List>
<EVS_XFile_Job>
<Job_Id>2246373</Job_Id>
<Job_Creation_Time>1206001502</Job_Creation_Time>
<Job_Type>0</Job_Type>
<Job_Src_User_Nb>4</Job_Src_User_Nb>
<Job_Src_Clip_Nb>23</Job_Src_Clip_Nb>
<Job_Src_Cam>D</Job_Src_Cam>
<Job_Dest_File>\\Xstore60170\testGB\</Job_Dest_File>
<Job_Src_Id_Material>7tbq1KO0</Job_Src_Id_Material>
<Job_Src_Id>7tbq1KVW</Job_Src_Id>
<Job_Src_XT_IP_Address1>1.1.250.250</Job_Src_XT_IP_Address1>
<Job_Src_XT_Port1>21</Job_Src_XT_Port1>
<Job_Src_XT_FTP_Login>evs</Job_Src_XT_FTP_Login>
<Job_Src_XT_FTP_Password>evs!</Job_Src_XT_FTP_Password>
<Job_Src_XT_IP_Address2>1.1.251.251</Job_Src_XT_IP_Address2>
<Job_Src_XT_Port2>21</Job_Src_XT_Port2>
<Job_Src_App_Data>
<IPClipID>246373</IPClipID>
<ClipLouthID>7tbq1KVW</ClipLouthID>
<ClipMaterialID>7tbq1KO0</ClipMaterialID>
<NumUser>4</NumUser>
<BackupUnitID>92</BackupUnitID>
<JobIdHistory>2030</JobIdHistory>
</Job_Src_App_Data>
<Job_Dest_File_Format>1</Job_Dest_File_Format>
<Job_Dest_XML_Metadata_Path>\\Xstore60170\Data (G)\Scan
XML\metadata\</Job_Dest_XML_Metadata_Path>
<Job_Dest_Generate_XML_Metadata>1</Job_Dest_Generate_XML_Metadata>
<EVS_Metadatas>
<Clips_Infos>
<Clip>
<IPDirector_Clip_Infos>
<LsmSerialNumber>20140</LsmSerialNumber>
<ThumbnailTCRefPath>\\1.1.59.66\Thumbnails\246373.jpg</ThumbnailTCRefPath>
<Owner>XT Generic User</Owner>
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<TCInDate>07-Mar-2008</TCInDate>
<TCOutDate>07-Mar-2008</TCOutDate>
</IPDirector_Clip_Infos>
</Clip>
</Clips_Infos>
</EVS_Metadatas>
</EVS_XFile_Job>
</EVS_XFile_Job_List>
The de scri ptio n of eac h X ML tag is desc ribe d in th e ”XML Job s ” d ocume nt.
9.3
LOCAL XTACCESS SETTINGS (NON XML)
Some XTAc cess se tti ng s are not su ppor ted by XML. They mu st the re fore be
specif ied in the lo cal set t ings of the XML Jobs Sc an (s ee s ect ion 7.3. 3 ‘ X ML Sca n
Setti ngs’ on page 27) .
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REGISTRY SETTINGS
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HKEY_LOCA L_MACH INE \SOFTWARE \EVS Br oa dcast Equ ipmen t\Com mon
\FileW rite r NoBu ffer ing : Spec ific set ting to t ransfe r a file with out any
buffe ring . Recomme nde d for writ ing on a M ac OS workst atio n via ne t work
(SMB). (de fau lt v alue = 0)
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HKEY_CURR ENT_US ER\ Softwar e\EV S Broadc as t Equipmen t\XTA cces s\ Max
Transf er Rate: Ma ximum transfe r rate (By tes /sec ond) for th e tota l amoun t of
backup job s (a ll toge ther) .
•
HKEY_CURR ENT_US ER\ Softwar e\EV S Bro adca st
Equipme nt\XT Acces s\U pdateSt atus XFil eIfBa ck upSucce ssfu l: U pdat e
STATUSXF ILE in MC CLI PTABLE when bac kup is succes sful
o
0: Act ive
o
1: Not Act ive
MISCELLANEOUS
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Remark 1: EVS, Gig E and XT Acce ss a ctiv ate time-o uts when no dat a are
trans ferre d with in a spe cific t ime int erva l (typi c ally 8 sec onds) . Typic ally,
backin g up a fi le on a re mote dri ve via UN C path with thr ough put lo wer th a n 5
Mbits/ s pe r t rans fer job coul d tr igge r a tim e-o ut an d th en canc el t he job.
Network and st orage mus t be desi gned acc ordin gly .
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Remark 2: Audi o Re solu tion
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In OP1 A an d Av id MX F fo rmat y ou c an s elec t 16 or 24 b its
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This s ecti on c over s XML Jobs IDs:
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Job #1 : Re stor e Cl ip f rom file to EVS Serve r (I PDir ector v5 onwar ds)
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Job #2 : Co py C lip from fil e to EVS S erve r (I PDire ct or v5 onwa rds)
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Job #1 2: S hort Cop y Cl ip (IPDi rect or v 5 onw ards )
10.1 WORKFLOW
The re stor e pr oces s ca n be se t up in two diff eren t ways:
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via XM L jo bs s ent by a n extern al appl icat ion.
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via f olde r sc an.
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10.1.1 WORKFLOW (RESTORE VIA XML JOBS) EXPLANATION
1. An extern al syst em (whic h can genera te XML fil es to restore cl ips, fo r exa mple
IPDire ctor ) send s an XM L job t o XTAcc ess t o re quest the re stor e (co py) of
clips from an arch ivin g or backu p sy stem to a gi ve n EVS serv er.
2. XTAcces s pr oces ses the XML jo b:
a. It ge ts t he f ile to rest ore from t he e xter nal syst em.
b. It re stor es (c opy) the cl ip on t he EV S se rver spe cif ied i n th e XML fi le.
10.1.2 WORKFLOW (FOLDER FILE SCAN) EXPLANATION
1. An ext erna l sy stem pla ce s a f ile in a fo lder to be s canned by XTAcc ess.
2. XTAcces s ge ts this fil e to be r estor ed to EV S se rv er
3. It re stor es ( copy ) th e c l ip on the EVS ser ver s pecif ied in the Scan Fol der
setti ngs.
10.2 EXAMPLE OF XML COPY FILE
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<EVS_XFile_Job_List>
<EVS_XFile_Job>
<Job_Id>12384</Job_Id>
<Job_Creation_Time>0</Job_Creation_Time>
<Job_Src_File>G:\000610A_imx pal 4a.evs.mxf</Job_Src_File>
<Job_Type>2</Job_Type>
<Job_Dest_XT_IP_Address1>1.1.243.243</Job_Dest_XT_IP_Address1>
<Job_Dest_XT_Port1>21</Job_Dest_XT_Port1>
<Job_Dest_XT_IP_Address2>1.1.241.241</Job_Dest_XT_IP_Address2>
<Job_Dest_XT_Port2>21</Job_Dest_XT_Port2>
<Job_Dest_XT_FTP_Login>evs</Job_Dest_XT_FTP_Login>
<Job_Dest_XT_FTP_Password>evs!</Job_Dest_XT_FTP_Password>
<Job_Dest_Page>3</Job_Dest_Page>
<Job_Dest_ClipName>toto</Job_Dest_ClipName>
</EVS_XFile_Job>
</EVS_XFile_Job_List>
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one file
This s ecti on c over s XML Jobs IDs:
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Job # 1O: Rend ers a P la ylist /Time Line fr om a n E VS Ser ver (XT cli ps only ) or
from E VS ED L (XT cli ps and/or Med ia f iles ) to a s olid file .
11.1 LOCAL XTACCESS SETTINGS (NON XML)
In th e XTA cces s XML co nfigu rati on, you have to defi ne a n XML pro file t hat wi ll
specif y t he c odec and the wrapp er f or t he d esti nat i on fi le.
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HKEY_CURR ENT_US ER\ Softwar e\EV S Br oadca st Equip ment \XTAcc ess\ Max
Transco ding Job s (defa ult valu e = 1): Maximum amount of tran scod ing j obs
simult aneo usly pro cesse d by X TAcc ess ( rend erin g of play list inc lude d)
11.2 XTGATEWAY
The rend erin g pro cess will be i n fac t done by XTGat eway. You can fin d
XTGatew ay i n t he Wi ndo ws sys tray
Nothin g has t o be co nfi gured i n thi s wind ow, ex cept th e cac he siz e. Th e cache
size dep ends o n the n u mber of re nder ing jo bs t hat you wa nt to e xecu te at the
same time (se e th e HK EY_CURRENT_USER\Software\EVS Broadcast
Equipment\XTAccess\ Max Transcoding Jobs registry key). We
recomme nd t hat you set up at lea st 2 00 MB of me mory b y re nder ing job.
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XTAcces s will o nly tr a nscode t he ef fect s if t he sourc e clip o r fil e and the
desti nati on f ile have the same c odec : XTA cces s w ill o nly rend er n eede d co ntent
11.4 EFFECTS
See th e e ffec t do cumen t for a ll t he e ffec ts s uppo rt ed by XTAc cess
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This s ecti on c over s XML Jobs IDs:
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Job #24 : Rende r a Play l ist/T imeLi ne fro m An EV S Server (X T clip s only ) or
from E VS ED L (XT cli ps and/or med ia f iles ) to a s olid clip on an X T.
12.1 LOCAL XTACCESS SETTINGS (NON XML)
You ha ve to def ine i n th e XTAcc ess XM L co nfig u ratio n one XML p rofi le t hat wi ll
defin e th e co dec of t he d estin atio n cl ip.
REGISTRY SETTINGS
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XTGatew ay wi ll h andl e t he ren deri ng pr oces s. Y ou can find XTGa tewa y in th e
Windows sys tray
Nothin g has t o be co nfi gured i n thi s wind ow, ex cept th e cac he siz e. Th e cache
size dep ends o n the n u mber of re nder ing jo bs t hat you wa nt to e xecu te at the
same
time
(s ee
t he
HKEY_CURR ENT_ USER\So ftwar e\EV S
Broadca st
Equipm ent\ XTAcc ess\ M ax Transc odin g Jobs re gistry k ey). We re comm end that
you se t u p at lea st 2 00 M B of m emory by rend erin g job .
12.3 SMART RENDERING
XTAcces s will o nly tr a nscode t he ef fect s if t he sourc e clip o r fil e and the
desti nati on f ile have the same c odec : XTA cces s w ill o nly rend er n eede d co ntent
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See the E VS EDL – Stru c ture an d Eff ects D escr ipti on v1.0 .pdf docum ent f or all the
effec ts s uppor ted by XTA ccess
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files
This s ecti on c over s XML Jobs IDs:
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Job #9: B acku p Play list from EVS S erver to fil es with EDL cr eati on fo r E VS,
AVID a nd FC P.
Remark:
Since th e Backu p Play li st job gen erat es seve ral files, it i s forb idde n to have a
"Job_Des t_Fi le" with a fu ll path (fol der + file name ). In th at ca se, an erro r will be
return ed. Onl y f olde rs ar e acce pted .
This J ob i s us ed to cr eat e sequ ence on Avid or F CP NLE.
13.1 LOCAL XTACCESS SETTINGS (NON XML)
Some XTAc cess se tti ng s are not su ppor ted by XML. They mu st the re fore be
specif ied in the lo cal set t ings of the XML Jobs Sc an (s ee s ect ion 7.3. 3 ‘ X ML Sca n
Setti ngs’ on page 27) . Se e als o th e NLE con figu rat ion.
If yo u do not def ine a t ra nscodi ng p rofi le, all the EDLs mu st b e i n th e sam e code c.
13.1.1 REGISTRY SETTINGS
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HKEY_LOCA L_MACH INE \SOFTWARE \EVS Broa d cast E quipment\C ommo n \
EDL Bac kup D efau lt Gu ardband s: S peci fic the g uardba nds of the clip bac kup
in EDL bac kup (def ault v alue: 50 frame s)
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If t he t arge t f ile is alre a dy pr esen t i n th e ED L a sset, XTAc cess wil l n ot back up
again the elem ents .
Short Back up:
In thi s case repr esen ted in the s chema abov e, XTAcces s wil l back up t he two
elemen ts
In this cas e repre sent ed i n the schema a bove , XTA ccess wil l back up th e cli p1 and
the Cl ip3 but not the cli p 2.
13.3 EFFECTS
See the E VS EDL – Stru c ture an d Eff ects D escr ipti on v1.0 .pdf docum ent f or all the
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This s ecti on c over s XML Jobs IDs:
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Job #4 0: T rans fer fil e to f ile ( IPDir ecto r v5 onwa rd s)
•
Job #4 1: P art ial tran sfer file to f ile (IPD irec tor v5 onward s)
14.1 WORKFLOW
Only cl ips ha ving one of the fol lowi ng for mats c an be rewra pped : EVS MXF , MXF
OP-1A or Qu ick Time (de pendin g on th e vi deo cod ec).
The fo llow ing s chema sh ows how the rest ore of c l ips is per forme d wit h th e Gigab it
connec tion and XTA ccess :
Archive
GigE
Video Feeds
Apple
Final Cut Pro
Avid
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1. An exter nal sys tem (wh ich can ge nera te XML f iles for r esto ring cl ips, for
exampl e IPDi rect or v5 ) s ends an XML j ob to XTA ccess t o req uest the r ew rap
of a fi le fro m an ar chiv in g or bac kup sy stem to a new fil e form at an d arc hive
storag e.
2. XTAcces s pr oces ses the XML jo b:
a. It ge ts t he f ile to rewra p f rom th e ex tern al s ystem .
b. It ge nera tes a new fi le o n the dest inat ion stor age.
14.2 EXAMPLE OF XML FILE REWRAP
<?xml version = "1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
<EVS_XFile_Job_List>
<EVS_XFile_Job>
<Job_Id>4942648367704751</Job_Id>
<Job_Creation_Time>1132235747</Job_Creation_Time>
<Job_Type>41</Job_Type>
<Job_Src_File>G:\770A_SDPAL_IMXD10_MXFEVS_30Mb.evs.mxf </Job_Src_File>
<Job_Dest_File>F:\</Job_Dest_File>
<Job_Dest_File_Format>2</Job_Dest_File_Format>
</EVS_XFile_Job>
</EVS_XFile_Job_List>
The de scri ptio n of eac h X ML tag is desc ribe d in th e ”XML Job s ” d ocume nt.
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file on the fly
XTAcces s can tr ansc ode on the fly a c lip fr om EVS Serve r or a fi le to anothe r
format (co dec & wra pper ) .
To use the t ransc odin g, you ne ed to have the XTAcces s Tra nsco ding XSecur e
Code ( see chap ter 4 ‘X Se cure M anag ement ’ on pa ge 14) .
15.1 WORKFLOW
This s ecti on d oes not cov er XML Job s fr om IP Dire c tor y et:
The fol lowin g schem a sh ows how th e clip b ackup / file rew rap an d fil e tran scodin g
are pe rfor med w ith the Gi gabit con nect ion and XTA ccess:
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1. As tran scod ing is not ye t availa ble wi th XML job f i le, you have t o con figu re
XTAcces s in tr ansco ding mode.
2. An extern al syst em, for e xample IPD irec tor, se nds an XML file to XTAcce ss
to re ques t th e ba ckup of a giv en c lip or r ewra p of a giv en f ile in nati ve E VS
codec form at
3. XTAcces s pr oces ses the XML fi le:
a. It gets the c lip co nten t f rom EVS or the f ile t hat has to be back ed or
rewrap ped up.
b. It ge nera tes a ba ckup fil e of t he c lip or a rew rap fil e
At th e sam e t ime, XTAc c ess t ransc odes th e cl ip i n the sel ecte d co dec
format . Se e co nfig urat ion below .
c. It store s the back up file /r ewrap fil e in the tar get fo lder spec ifi ed by the
extern al sy stem . The me t adata o f the clip are ei th er incl uded in th e fil e
(in EV S MXF ) or sen t vi a an XML fil e.
Remark:
There is onl y one stat us for the trans codi ng on the fly. So if th e backu p or the
transc odin g fa ils : The wh ole j ob wi ll fail .
15.2 CODECS SUPPORTED
See XT Acces s_co decs do cument
15.3 LOCAL XTACCESS SETTINGS (NON XML)
Transc odin g XTAcce ss s ettin gs are not s uppor ted by XML. They must t her efore be
specif ied in the lo cal set t ings of the XML Jobs Sc an (s ee s ect ion 7.3. 3 ‘ X ML Sca n
Setti ngs’ on page 27) .
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Create Addi tion al Co de c Fil e: S elec t t his opt ion if you w ant to tra nscod e on
the f ly.
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Target Path : Th is i s th e dest inat ion targ et p ath used f or t he t rans codi ng
file. Th is path ca n be en tered man uall y or by bro wsing Wind ows Expl orer
with t he assoc iate d bu tto n.
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Transco ding pr ofil e: T his is th e XML pro file used by XT Acces s whic h
defin es the co dec and parame ter of th e codec used by XTAcc ess to
Transc ode th e file . Y ou can fi nd some e n coder pr ofil es in to th e
“C:\Program
Files\EVS
Broadcast
Equipment\XTAccess\Encoder
Profiles\Default
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want t o cr eate you r ow n profi le, plea se u se t he “C:\Pro gram File s\EVS Br oadcas t
Equipm ent\ XTAcc ess\ Enc oder Prof iles \Custom Profiles” fol der tha t is not
remove d or upd ated .
See ch apte r 17 ‘Ex ampl e of Enc oder pro file s’ on p age 74 fo r mor e de tail s.
If you want to t rans code only y our c lip o r fi le to a nother form at wi thou t th e backe d
up fi le, you have to sele c t ”Tra nsco de t he s ourc e …”
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XTAcces s auto mati call y a nalyze t he sou rce an d de stina tion c odec an d bitr at es and
will o nly perf orm a rew ra pping if they are ide ntic al .
Specia l c ases : DN xHD 10 0 vs. DNx HD 1 20/1 45: as XTAcc ess mus t b e co mp liant to
Avid sta ndard s, tho se co decs are co nsid ered as i denti cal wit h regar ds to t he smart
transc odin g cr iter ia.
This f eat ure is s uppor ted for all XML j obs.
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Transco ding Jobs (d efaul t va lue = 1) : Maximum amou nt of jobs
simult aneo usly t rans cod ed by XTAc cess . Once the limi t is rea ched , any
addit iona l job w ill b e “s chedul ed ” ( in Job s_Sc h eduled ” fol der) unti l an “i nprogre ss ” job is o ver.
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16. Transcoding files
XTAcces s ca n al so trans code file s to ano ther fil e format .
16.1 WORKFLOW
The fol lowin g sche ma sh ows how th e tran scod ing process is per forme d w ith the
Gigabi t co nnec tion and X TAcces s:
Archive
GigE
Video Feeds
Apple
Final Cut Pro
Avid
Gigabit Ethernet
1. As tran scod ing is not ye t availa ble wi th XML job f i le, you have t o con figu re
XTAcces s in tr ansco ding mode.
2. An exte rnal syst em (wh i ch can g ener ate X ML fi l es for rest oring cli ps, f o r
exampl e IPD irec tor v5) sends an XM L jo b to X TAcces s to requ est the
rewrap of a fi le from an archivi ng or back up sys tem to a new fil e forma t
and ar chiv e st orag e.
3. XTAcces s pr oces ses the XML jo b:
a. It ge ts t he f ile to tran sco de fr om th e ex tern al s yst em.
b. It ge nera tes a new fi le o n the dest inat ion stor age.
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16.2 EXAMPLE OF XML FILE REWRAP
<?xml version = "1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
<EVS_XFile_Job_List>
<EVS_XFile_Job>
<Job_Id>4942648367704751</Job_Id>
<Job_Creation_Time>1132235747</Job_Creation_Time>
<Job_Type>41</Job_Type>
<Job_Src_File>G:\770A_SDPAL_IMXD10_MXFEVS_30Mb.evs.mxf </Job_Src_File>
<Job_Dest_File>F:\</Job_Dest_File>
<Job_Dest_File_Format>2</Job_Dest_File_Format>
</EVS_XFile_Job>
</EVS_XFile_Job_List>
The de scri ptio n of eac h X ML tag is desc ribe d in th e ”XML Job s ” d ocume nt.
16.3 CODECS SUPPORTED
See XT Acces s_co decs do cument .
16.4 LOCAL XTACCESS SETTINGS (NON XML)
Transc odin g XTAcce ss s ettin gs are not s uppor ted by XML. They must t her efore be
specif ied in the lo cal set t ings of the XML Jobs Sc an (s ee s ect ion 7.3. 3 ‘ X ML Sca n
Setti ngs’ on page 27) .
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Defaul t File Tr ansco din g profil e: thi s is the XM L profi le used b y XTAcc ess
which def ines th e c odec and par amet er o f t he codec use d b y XT Acces s to
Transc ode the fil e. You can f ind some enc oder profi les into th e “C :\Pr o gram
Files\ EVS B road cast Equipm ent\ XTAcc ess\ Enc oder P rofi les\ Defa ult EVS
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Be care ful th is fo lder i s update d at ea ch new instal lati on of X TAcce s s. If y ou
want t o cr eate you r ow n profi le, plea se u se t he “C:\Pro gram File s\EVS Br oadcas t
Equipm ent\ XTAcc ess\ Enc oder Prof iles \Custom Profiles” fol der tha t is not
remove d or upd ated .
See ch apte r 17 ‘Ex ampl e of Enc oder pro file s’ on p age 74 fo r mor e de tail s.
16.4.1 SMART RENDERING
XTAcces s auto mati call y a nalyze t he sou rce an d de stina tion c odec an d bitr at es and
will o nly perf orm a rew ra pping if they are ide ntic al .
Specia l case s: DNxH D 10 0 vs. DNxHD 1 20/1 45: As XTAcces s must b e compl iant to
Avid sta ndard s, tho se co decs are co nsid ered as i denti cal wit h regar ds to t he smart
transc odin g cr iter ia.
This f eat ure is s uppor ted for all XML j obs.
16.4.2 REGISTRY SETTINGS
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HKEY_CURR ENT_US ER\ Softwar e\EV S Broadc as t Equipmen t\XTA cces s\ Max
Transco ding Jobs (d efaul t va lue = 1) : Maximum amou nt of jobs
simult aneo usly t rans cod ed by XTAc cess . Once the limi t is rea ched , any
addit iona l job w ill b e “s chedul ed ” ( in Job s_Sc h eduled ” fol der) unti l an “i nprogre ss ” job is o ver.
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profiles
Encodi ng pro file s are XM L files th at def ine th e co dec and cod ec par amete r s used
by XTA ccess to tra nscod e the fil e.
You can f ind b ellow som e exampl es. Fo r more in format ion a bout t he tr an scodin g
profi le y ou can use the “Enc oder Pro file s.pd f ” docume nt w hich ex plai n s all th e
tags prese nt in t he e ncod er pro fil e.
17.1 MPEG-1
MPEG-1 an d MPEG-2 c o dec use th e EVSMPE G2 Encode r dll en code r (C:\ Program
Files\ EVS Broad cast E quipme nt\X TAcce ss\E VS Encode rs\EV SMPEG 2Enc oder.d ll)
which is i nsta lled wit h XT Access
You ca n fi nd h ere an e xample of MPEG- 2 en co der pr ofi le. T his prof ile can be
found i nto C :\Pro gra m Files \EVS Br oadc a st Equi pmen t\XTA ccess \Encod er
Profil es\D efau lt E VS Pr of iles\ fol der afte r th e i nsta llati on o f XTA cces s.
MPEG-1_ TS_XT ATran sco de.pro fil e.xml :
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<EVSEncoder version="1.0">
<DllName>EVSMPEG2Encoder.dll</DllName>
<DisplayName>MPEG-1 TS</DisplayName>
<Extension>mpg</Extension>
<ResolutionMode>1</ResolutionMode>
<EVSEncoderCfg>
<FType>TS</FType>
<!-- TS / PS / ES -->
<VType>MPEG-1</VType>
<!-- MPEG-2 / MPEG-1 -->
<VRate>1500000</VRate>
<GopN>18</GopN>
<GopM>3</GopM>
<AspectRatio>Auto</AspectRatio>
<ARate>64000</ARate>
<Stereo>1</Stereo>
<Half>1</Half>
</EVSEncoderCfg>
</EVSEncoder>
All th e Tag s ar e exp lai ned in to t he XM L Enc o ders Sc hema docu ment into t he
EVSMPEG2 Enco der. dll c hapter .
EVSIMXE ncod er.d ll c hapt er.
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17.2 AVID DNXHD®
DNxHD® c odec uses the EVSDNxHD Enco der dll encode r (C: \Pro gram Fil es\EVS
Broadc ast E quip ment \X TAcces s\EVS Enco ders\ E VSDNxHDE ncode r.dl l) w hich i s
insta lled wit h XTA ccess .
You can fi nd here a n example o f DNxHD® enc oder pro file . This pr ofil e can be
found i nto C :\Pro gra m Files \EVS Br oadc a st Equi pmen t\XTA ccess \Encod er
Profil es\D efau lt E VS Pr of iles\ fol der afte r th e i nsta llati on o f XTA cces s.
DNxHD_XTA Tran scod e.pr ofile .xml :
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<EVSEncoder version="1.0">
<DllName>EVSDNxHDEncoder.dll</DllName>
<DisplayName>Avid DNxHD</DisplayName>
<Extension>mxf</Extension>
<EVSEncoderCfg>
<VRATE>120</VRATE>
<FType>EVS</FType>
<!-- EVS / QTRef / MOV / OPAtom -->
<VType>8bitLow</VType>
<Stereo>1</Stereo>
<ResolutionMode>0</ResolutionMode>
</EVSEncoderCfg>
</EVSEncoder>
All th e ta gs ar e exp lain ed int o th e XML Enco d ers Sch ema d ocum ent i nto th e
EVSDNxHDE ncod er.d ll c hapter .
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Configuration
You c an f ind here som e exampl es o f wo rkfl ows, w hich use the tra nscod ing featu re
of XTA cces s.
18.1 BACKUP EVS SERVER NATIVE CODEC +
CREATION OF LOW RES
MPEG1
Lowres
XTAccess
XT[2] - DNxHD
DNxHD
1. Create a “s tan dard ” ta rge t des tina tion int o IP D
2. Create a S can XML
3. Click on t he X ML Sc an S etting s bu tton and con fig ure t he XT Acce ss s etti ng s.
a. Select “Cr eate Add itio nal Codec …"
b. Select th e ta rget Pat h fo r the M peg1 TS Low R es t ransco ded file
c. Select the Mp eg1 TS profi le in t he C:\ Prog r am Files \EVS B road cas t
Equipm ent\ XTAcc ess\ Enc oder P rofi les\ Defa ult EVS Profi les 2.0 fol der
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Each n ew B ackup job fr o m IPD w ill crea te:
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one t rans code d f ile in MPEG1 in tar get fol der d efin ed in X TAcc ess
(\\17 2.24 .1.5 0\Pr oxy F ile s\)
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one ba cked up fil e in the folde r de fine d in the IPD Remote Ins tall er
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IMX
XTAccess
XT[2] - DNxHD
1. Create a “s tan dard ” ta rge t des tina tion int o IP D
2. Create a S can XML
3. Click on t he X ML Sc an S etting s bu tton and con fig ure t he XT Acce ss s etti ng s
a. Select “Tr ansc ode the so urce .. “
b. Select t he IMX pr ofil e in the C:\Program Files\EVS Broadcast
Equipment\XTAccess\Encoder
Profiles\Default
EVS
Profiles 2.0 folder
Result
Each n ew B ackup job fr o m IPD w ill crea te:
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IMX
DNxHD
XTAccess
1. Create a “s tan dard ” ta rge t des tina tion int o IP D
2. Create a S can XML
3. Click on t he X ML Sc an S etting s bu tton and con fig ure t he XT Acce ss s etti ng s
a. Select “Tr ansc ode the so urce …"
b. Select t he DNXHD p rofil e in the C:\Program
Files\EVS
Broadcast
Equipment\XTAccess\Encoder
Profiles\Default EVS Profiles 2.0 folder
Result
Each n ew r ewrap job fro m IPD w ill crea te:
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one DNx HD t ransc oded fi le in the tar get fol der c on figur ed i nto IPD
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DNxHD
OP1A
IMX EVS
MXF
XTAccess
MPEG1
Low Res
1. Create a “s tan dard ” ta rge t des tina tion int o IP D
2. Create a S can XML
3.
Click on the XML S can Settin gs b utto n an d co nfi gure the X TAcc ess sett in gs
a. Select “Tr ansc ode the
source …"
b. Select th e DNxH D
profi le i n th e
C:\Program
Files\EVS
Broadcast
Equipment\XTAc
cess\Encoder
Profiles\Defau
lt EVS
Profiles 2.0
folde r
c. Select “Cr eate
Addit iona l cod ec …"
d. Select th e ta rget Pat h
for t he Mp eg1 TS L ow
Res tr ansc oded fil e
e. Select th e Mpe g1 T S
profi le i n th e
C:\Program
Files\EVS
Broadcast
Equipment\XTAc
cess\Encoder
Profiles\Defau
lt EVS
Profiles 2.0
folde r
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Each n ew r ewrap job fro m IPD w ill crea te:
• one MP EG 1 tran scod ed f ile i n th e Ta rget Pat h fo ld er con fig ured int o
XTAcces s (\ \17 2.24 .1.5 0\ Proxy File s\
• one DNx HD OP 1A f ile as asked by IPD i n th e fo lde r def ined int o IPD
18.5 TRANSOCODE ONE FILE TO EVS
SERVER USING XML JOB
IMX
XTAccess
XT[2] - DNxHD
1. Create a “s tan dard ” ta rge t des tina tion int o IP D
2. Create a S can XML
3. Click on t he X ML Sc an S etting s bu tton and con fig ure t he XT Acce ss s etti ng s
a. Select “Tra nsco de
source …"
th e
b. Select the D NXHD pr ofi l e
in
the
C:\P rogr a m
Files\ EVS
Bro adcas t
Equipm ent\ XTAcc ess\ Enc
oder P rofi les\D efau lt E V S
Profil es 2 .0 fold er
Result
Each new job of re stor e or Copy from IPD wi ll cr eate one DNxH D transc o ded file
on th e EVS . I f ne eded yo u can als o cre ate add itio nal c odec at the same ti me
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Server Trains to Files
This s ecti on c over s XML Jobs IDs:
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Job #2 0: B acku p Tr ain (I PDirec tor v5 o nward s)
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Job #2 1: U pdat e Ba ckup Train Job (IPD irect or v 5 onward s)
19.1 WORKFLOW
The fo llow ing s chema s hows ho w th e bac kup of tra ins is pe rfor med with t he
Gigabi t co nnec tion and X TAcces s:
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1. An extern al syst em, for e xample IPD irec tor, se nds an XML file to XTAcce ss
to re ques t th e ba ckup of a giv en t rain ava ilab le o n an EV S se rver .
2. XTAcces s pr oces ses the XML fi le:
a. It ge ts t he d ata stre am ( t rain) from EVS tha t ha s t o be backe d up .
b. It ge nera tes a ba ckup fil e of t he t rain
c. It sto res t he b ackup fil e in th e ta rget fold er specif ied by th e
extern al sy stem. T he me tadat a of th e trai n are e ither i nclu ded i n
the f ile (in EVS M XF) or sent via an XM L fi le.
Remarks :
If th e ba ckup of the tra in is no t su ccess ful , th e pa r tial back up f ile will be sa ved.
19.2 EXAMPLE OF XML BACKUP TRAIN TO
FILE
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<EVS_XFile_Job_List>
<EVS_XFile_Job>
<Job_Id>15</Job_Id>
<Job_Creation_Time>1212733995</Job_Creation_Time>
<Job_Type>20</Job_Type>
<Job_Src_User_Nb>6</Job_Src_User_Nb>
<Job_Src_Cam>A</Job_Src_Cam>
<Job_Train_In_TC>2700000</Job_Train_In_TC>
<Job_Train_Out_TC>2730000</Job_Train_Out_TC>
<Job_Src_TC_System>3</Job_Src_TC_System>
<Job_Dest_File_Format>1</Job_Dest_File_Format>
<Job_Dest_File>G:\</Job_Dest_File>
<Job_Dest_ClipName>benja</Job_Dest_ClipName>
<Job_Train_Priority>1</Job_Train_Priority>
<Job_Dest_Generate_XML_Metadata>1</Job_Dest_Generate_XML_Metadata>
<Job_Src_XT_IP_Address1>1.1.230.230</Job_Src_XT_IP_Address1>
<Job_Src_XT_Port1>21</Job_Src_XT_Port1>
<Job_Src_XT_FTP_Login>evs</Job_Src_XT_FTP_Login>
<Job_Src_XT_FTP_Password>evs!</Job_Src_XT_FTP_Password>
<Job_Src_XT_IP_Address2>128.1.2.22</Job_Src_XT_IP_Address2>
<Job_Src_XT_Port2>21</Job_Src_XT_Port2>
<Job_Src_App_Data>
<AssetGuid>af97b972-d7bb-4ea4-aa9a-9127274dac19</AssetGuid>
<AssetItemGuid>386881e5-8594-438d-a7d8-bd49a0dfe9da</AssetItemGuid>
</Job_Src_App_Data>
</EVS_XFile_Job>
</EVS_XFile_Job_List>
The de scri ptio n of eac h X ML tag is desc ribe d in th e ”XML Job s ” d ocume nt.
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19.3 EXAMPLE OF XML UPDATE TRAIN
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<EVS_XFile_Job_List>
<EVS_XFile_Job>
<Job_Id>633</Job_Id>
<Job_Id_To_Update>15</Job_Id_To_Update>
<Job_Type>21</Job_Type>
<Job_Train_Out_TC>3362636</Job_Train_Out_TC>
</EVS_XFile_Job>
</EVS_XFile_Job_List>
The de scri ptio n of eac h X ML tag is desc ribe d in th e ”XML Job s ” d ocume nt.
19.4 LOCAL XTACCESS SETTINGS (NON XML)
Some XTAc cess se tti ng s are not su ppor ted by XML. They mu st the re fore be
specif ied in the lo cal set t ings of the XML Jobs Sc an (s ee s ect ion 7.3. 3 ‘ X ML Sca n
Setti ngs’ on page 27) .
19.5 REGISTRY SETTINGS
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HKEY_LOCA L_MACH INE \SOFTWARE \EVS Br oa dcast Equ ipmen t\Com mon
\FileW rite r NoBuffe ring: Specif ic set ting to t ransfe r a file wit hou t any
buffe ring . Recomme nde d for writ ing on a M ac OS workst atio n via ne t work
(SMB). (de fau lt v alue = 0)
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HKEY_CURR ENT_US ER\ Softwar e\EV S Broadc as t Equipmen t\XTA cces s\ Max
Transf er Rate: Ma ximum transfe r rate (By tes /sec ond) for th e tota l amoun t of
backup job s (a ll toge ther) .
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HKEY_CURR ENT_US ER\ Softwar e\EV S Broadc as t Equipmen t\XTA ccess \ Safe
Train Bac kup: pr otec tio n to avoid re achi ng the head of a tr ain dur ing ba ckup
of tr ain:
o 0: Act ive
o 1: Not Act ive
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19.6.1 BACKUP/UPDATE OF TRAINS AND LOAD BALANCING
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It is not r ecomme nded t o perfor m load b alanc in g betwee n sever al XML Scan
folde rs wh en r eque stin g backup of tra ins.
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We recommen d dedic ati ng speci fic XTAc cess fo r your Backu p of train . For
exampl e one XTA cces s f or two bac kups o f tra in. Like th is, yo u are su re t hat
your b acku ps o f tr ain are done dir ectl y an d qu ickl y .
19.6.2 MAX XML JOBS SETTING
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It is recom mend ed to se t the Max XML Jo b regi stry set ting wi th a very high
value (e. g. 1 00) w hen per formin g ba ckup of trai ns j obs.
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In t hat way, al l i ncom ing jobs wi ll be load ed by X TAcces s (i n t he “Sch edul ed ”
folde r). In case of an update XM L job, th is re quest wil l be auto mati c ally
loaded by XTA cces s a nd parsed to ch eck whic h j o b is con cern ed. Th e b ac kup
of tr ains wil l be loa ded e ven i f it is sti ll i n a sche d uled or pr oces sing mod e.
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Transfer Manager
This s ecti on c over s XML Jobs IDs:
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Job #7 : Tr ansf er C lip to Avid TM ® (I PDir ector v4 onward s)
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Job #8 : Tr ansf er F ile to A vid TM® (IP Dire ctor v5 o nwards )
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Job #2 2: S trea m Rec ord t rain to Av id T M® ( IPDir ec tor v 5 onw ards )
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Job #4 2: P art ial tran sfer file to A vid TM® ( IPDir ect or v5 onwa rds)
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Job #4 3: P art ial tran sfer clip to A vid TM® ( IPDir ec tor v 5 onw ards )
20.1 WORKFLOW
The foll owin g schem a sh ows how the t rans fer of c lips to Av id Tra nsfe r Man ager is
perfor med w ith the Gig ab it co nnec tion and XTAc ce ss:
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1. An ext erna l sy stem , fo r e xample IPDi rect or, send s an XM L fi le t o XT Acces s to
reques t t he tran sfer of a given cli p, crea ted on an EVS se rver , t o A vid Tran sfe r
Manage r.
XTAcces s pr oces ses the XML fi le.
2. XTAcces s se ts u p a con n ectio n wit h Av id T rans fer Manage r se rver.
3. XTAcces s get s the clip conten t, wh ich h as to b e trans ferr ed, f rom EV S and
sets up a FT P pr oxy c onnect ion bet ween the EVS an d t he Avid Tra n sfer
Manage r se rver.
4. The Av id Trans fer Mana ger s erver st ores the tr a nsferr ed file in the sp eci fied
Avid s tora ge.
20.2 EXAMPLE OF XML AVID TRANSFER OF
CLIP
To ident ify the c lip you w ant to send t o Avid yo u can use the UmID , VarID or LSM
ID
<?xml vers ion="1 .0"?>
<EVS_XF ile_ Job_ List >
<EVS _XFi le_Jo b>
< Job_ Id>2 2463 73</ Jo b_Id>
< Job_C reat ion_ Time >120600 1497 </Jo b_Cre ati on_Tim e>
< Job_ Type>7</J ob_T y pe>
< Job_ Src_U ser_N b>4</Job_S rc_Us er_N b>
< Job_ Src_C lip_N b>23 </Job_ Src_C lip _Nb>
< Job_ Src_C am>D< /Jo b_Src_C am>
< Job_D est_ File >
< /Job _Des t_Fil e>
< Job_ Src_ Id_Ma teri al >7tbq 1KO0</Job _Src_ Id_ Materi al>
< Job_ Src_ Id>7 tbq1K V W</Job _Src_ Id>
< Job_ Src_X T_IP _Addr ess1>1 .1.2 50.2 50</Job_ Src_XT_ IP_A ddre ss1>
< Job_ Src_X T_Por t1> 2 1</Job _Src _XT_P ort1 >
< Job_ Src_X T_FTP _Lo gin>ev s</J ob_S rc_XT _FT P_Logi n>
< Job_ Src_X T_FTP _Pa ssword >evs !</J ob_Sr c_X T_FTP_P asswo rd>
< Job_ Src_X T_IP _Addr ess2>1 .1.2 51.2 51</Job_ Src_XT_ IP_A ddre ss2>
< Job_ Src_X T_Por t2> 2 1</Job _Src _XT_P ort2 >
< Job_ Src_A pp_D ata>
<IP Clip ID>2 46373 </I PClipI D>
<Cl ipLo uthI D>7t bq1K VW</Cli pLou thID >
<Cl ipMa teria lID>7tbq 1KO0</ ClipM ater ialI D>
<Num User >4</N umU ser>
<Ba ckupU nit ID>10 0< /Backu pUni tID>
<Jo bIdH isto ry>2 029</JobI dHist ory>
< /Job _Src _App_ Data >
< Job_ AvidT M_Hos tNa me>EVSDE MO</ Job_A vi dTM_Hos tName >
</EV S_XF ile_ Job>
</EVS_ XFile _Job _Lis t>
The de scri ptio n of eac h X ML tag is desc ribe d in th e ”XML Job s ” d ocume nt
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STREAM RECORD TRAIN
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<EVS_XFile_Job_List>
<EVS_XFile_Job>
<Job_Id>15</Job_Id>
<Job_Creation_Time>1212733995</Job_Creation_Time>
<Job_Type>20</Job_Type>
<Job_Src_User_Nb>6</Job_Src_User_Nb>
<Job_Src_Cam>A</Job_Src_Cam>
<Job_Train_In_TC>2700000</Job_Train_In_TC>
<Job_Train_Out_TC>2730000</Job_Train_Out_TC>
<Job_Src_TC_System>3</Job_Src_TC_System>
<Job_Dest_File_Format>1</Job_Dest_File_Format>
<Job_Dest_File>G:\</Job_Dest_File>
<Job_Dest_ClipName>benja</Job_Dest_ClipName>
<Job_Train_Priority>1</Job_Train_Priority>
<Job_AvidTM_HostName>EVSDEMO</Job_AvidTM_HostName>
</EVS_XFile_Job_List>
The de scri ptio n of eac h X ML tag is desc ribe d in th e ”XML Job s ” d ocume nt
20.4 EXAMPLE OF XML AVID TRANSFER OF
FILE
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<EVS_XFile_Job_List>
<EVS_XFile_Job>
<Job_Id>60</Job_Id>
<Job_Type>42</Job_Type>
<Job_Src_File>X:\public\USA\_backups XTA\gloup.mxf</Job_Src_File>
<Job_AvidTM_HostName>EVSDemo</Job_AvidTM_HostName>
<Job_Dest_Short_In_TC>3006888</Job_Dest_Short_In_TC>
<Job_Dest_Short_Out_TC>3007188</Job_Dest_Short_Out_TC>
<Job_Dest_Guardband_TC>50</Job_Dest_Guardband_TC>
<Job_Status>6</Job_Status>
</EVS_XFile_Job>
</EVS_XFile_Job_List>
The de scri ptio n of eac h X ML tag is desc ribe d in th e ”XML Job s ” d ocume nt
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Some XTAc cess se tti ng s are not su ppor ted by XML. They mu st the re fore be
specif ied in the lo cal set t ings of the XML Jobs Sc an (s ee s ect ion 7.3. 3 ‘ X ML Sca n
Setti ngs’ on page 27) .
20.6 REGISTRY SETTINGS
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HKEY_CURR ENT_US ER\ Softwar e\EV S Broadc as t Equipmen t\XTA cces s\ Max
Transf er Rate: Ma ximum transfe r rate (By tes /sec ond) for th e tota l amoun t of
backup job s (a ll toge ther) .
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HKEY_CURR ENT_US ER\ Softwar e\EV S Broadc as t Equipmen t\XTA ccess \ Safe
Train Bac kup: pr otec tio n to avoid re achi ng the head of a tr ain dur ing ba ckup
of tr ain:
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o
0: Act ive
o
1: Not Act ive
HKEY_CURR ENT_US ER\ Softwar e\EV S
Broa dc ast
Equ ipmen t\XTA cc ess
\ScanX X\Sup er Mo tion : Super Moti on mo de for X ML sca n. (def ault Val ue =0)
o
0: 1 f rame over 2 o r 3 (foll owing the Sup er Mo t ion mo de) is b acked up ;
Audio & TC are cons iste n t
o
1: Eac h fr ame is b acke d up. Audi o is can cell ed a nd TC is n ot c onsi sten t
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WebService
This s ecti on c over s XML Jobs IDs:
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Job #0 : Ba ckup Cli p fr om XT to fi le ( IPDir ecto r v4 onward s)
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Job #1 1: S hort Bac kup Cl ip fr om XT to file (IP Dire ctor v 5 o nward s)
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Job #9 : Ba ckup Pla ylis t fr om XT to f iles (cu t)
21.1 WORKFLOW
The w orkf low is the same as a b acku p f ile in OPAt om bu t XT Acce ss w ill “ch eck i n ”
the c lip into Avi d
GigE
Video Feeds
Avid
Gigabit Ethernet
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1. An ext erna l sy stem , fo r e xample IPDi rect or, send s an XM L fi le t o XT Acces s to
reques t t he b ackup of a g iven c lip crea ted on an E VS ser ver.
2. XTAcces s pr oces ses the XML fi le:
a. It ge ts t he c lip con tent th at ha s to be back ed u p fr om EVS.
b. It g enera tes a back up f ile of the cli p i n t he forma t specif ied by the ex tern al
system (no tra nsco ding f eature , o nly nati ve c odec ). In OPAT OM
c. It co nnec ts t o th e In terp l ay Dat abas e to che ck t he clip int o In terp lay.
Remark:
Only a vail able in IMX, DV CPRO 50 , DVC PRO HD a nd DNxHD .
See Av id We bser vice int e grati on d ocume nt f or m or e inf ormat ion.
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This s ecti on c over s XML Jobs IDs:
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Job #1 3: E VS S erver Cop y (IPD irec tor v4 o nward s)
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Job #4 4: S hort EVS Serv er Cop y (I PDire ctor v5 on wards)
22.1 WORKFLOW
The f ollo wing sc hema s hows how the tra nsfe r of c lips be tween XT se rvers is
perfor med w ith the Gig ab it co nnec tion and XTAc ce ss:
GigE
2
²
Transfer
1
XML
XT Access
Gigabit Ethernet
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1. An ext erna l sy stem , fo r e xample IPDi rect or, send s an XM L fi le t o XT Acces s to
reques t th e tra nsfe r of a given clip crea ted on an EVS ser ver to an othe r EVS
server .
XTAcces s pr oces ses the XML fi le:
2. XTAcces s get s the c lip c onten t from E VS tha t ha s to be tr ansf erre d and sets
up an FTP prox y co nnec ti on be tween bot h EV S se r vers.
3. The cli p is c opie d to t he dest ina tion E VS se r ver thr ough XTAcc ess. The
metada ta of the s ource clip is upd ate d on the desti nati on serv er (CCLI P &
IPDire ctor meta tada ).
22.2 EXAMPLE OF XML EVS SERVER COPY
FILE
To ide nti fy t he c lip you w ant t o co py y ou c an u se t he UmID , Va rID or L SM I D
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<EVS_XFile_Job_List>
<EVS_XFile_Job>
<Job_Id>2261335</Job_Id>
<Job_Creation_Time>1206001763</Job_Creation_Time>
<Job_Type>13</Job_Type>
<Job_Src_User_Nb>6</Job_Src_User_Nb>
<Job_Src_Clip_Nb>236</Job_Src_Clip_Nb>
<Job_Src_Cam>D</Job_Src_Cam>
<Job_Src_Id_Material>5ZLsDZ0W</Job_Src_Id_Material>
<Job_Src_Id>kuLs9cIY</Job_Src_Id>
<Job_Src_XT_IP_Address1>1.1.240.240</Job_Src_XT_IP_Address1>
<Job_Src_XT_Port1>21</Job_Src_XT_Port1>
<Job_Src_XT_FTP_Login>evs</Job_Src_XT_FTP_Login>
<Job_Src_XT_FTP_Password>evs!</Job_Src_XT_FTP_Password>
<Job_Src_XT_IP_Address2>1.2.241.241</Job_Src_XT_IP_Address2>
<Job_Src_XT_Port2>21</Job_Src_XT_Port2>
<Job_Dest_XT_IP_Address1>1.1.240.240</Job_Dest_XT_IP_Address1>
<Job_Dest_XT_Port1>21</Job_Dest_XT_Port1>
<Job_Dest_XT_IP_Address2>1.1.241.241</Job_Dest_XT_IP_Address2>
<Job_Dest_XT_Port2>21</Job_Dest_XT_Port2>
<Job_Dest_XT_FTP_Login>evs</Job_Dest_XT_FTP_Login>
<Job_Dest_XT_FTP_Password>evs!</Job_Dest_XT_FTP_Password>
<Job_Dest_Page>3</Job_Dest_Page>
<Job_Src_App_Data>
<IPClipID>261335</IPClipID>
<ClipLouthID>kuLs9cIY</ClipLouthID>
<ClipMaterialID>5ZLsDZ0W</ClipMaterialID>
<NumUser>6</NumUser>
<BackupUnitID>87</BackupUnitID>
<JobIdHistory>2031</JobIdHistory>
</Job_Src_App_Data>
<Job_Dest_XML_Metadata_Path>\\Xstore58060\data
(g)\Jobs_Done</Job_Dest_XML_Metadata_Path>
<Job_Dest_Generate_XML_Metadata>1</Job_Dest_Generate_XML_Metadata>
<EVS_Metadatas>
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<Clips_Infos>
<Clip>
<IPDirector_Clip_Infos>
<LsmSerialNumber>14210</LsmSerialNumber>
<Owner>XT Generic User</Owner>
<TCInDate>20-Mar-2008</TCInDate>
<TCOutDate>20-Mar-2008</TCOutDate>
<Keywords>
<Keyword Type="Keyword">KEY1_222</Keyword>
<Keyword Type="Keyword">KEY2_22</Keyword>
<Keyword Type="Keyword">KEY3_222</Keyword>
</Keywords>
</IPDirector_Clip_Infos>
</Clip>
</Clips_Infos>
</EVS_Metadatas>
</EVS_XFile_Job>
</EVS_XFile_Job_List>
The de scri ptio n of eac h X ML tag is desc ribe d in th e ”XML Job s ” d ocume nt
22.3 FORCE TRANSCODING EVS SERVER TO
EVS SERVER
If you wa nt to trans cod e the cl ip dur ing t he tr ansfer , you n eed t o co nfigu re
XTAcces s as sho wn b elo w:
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XEDIO
This s ecti on c over s XML Jobs IDs:
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Job #0 : Ba ckup Cli p fr om EVS S erver to fil e (I PDir ector v4 onwar ds)
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Job #1 1: S hort Bac kup Cl ip fr om XT to file (IP Dire ctor v 5 o nward s)
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Job #2 0: B acku p Tr ain (I PDirec tor v5 o nward s)
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Job #2 1: U pdat e Ba ckup Train Job (IPD irect or v 5 onward s)
You nee d to i nsta ll th e XedioX TAcce ssIn tegr atio n_x.xx .xx. exe o n the XT Access
comput er t o be abl e t o us e the int egra tion wit h Xe dio.
23.1 WORKFLOW
The fo llow ing schem a sh ows how the bac kup of clips or t rain s is per form ed wit h
the G igab it c onne ctio n an d XTAc cess :
GigE
Video Feeds
Clean Edit
Storage &
Database

wrapping
Clean Edit Storage


XTAccess
XML
Gigabit Ethernet
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1. An ext erna l sy stem , fo r e xample IPDi rect or, send s an XM L fi le t o XT Acces s to
reques t t he b acku p an d r eferen ce of a gi ven clip create d o n an EVS ser ve r to
Xedio data base .
XTAcces s pr oces ses the XML fi le:
2. It ge ts t he c lip con tent , w hich has to b e ba cked up , from EVS .
3. It ge nera tes a ba ckup fil e
4. It store s the backu p file in the targ et fold er spec i fied by the ex terna l s yst em.
The cl ip a nd its m etad ata are r efer red to the Xed i o dat abase .
Remark:
If the b acku p is no t suc cessfu l, th e cli p wil l be delet ed fro m the d isk a n d Xedio
databa se e xcep t i f th e fi l e is alre ady used .
The refe renc ing in the X edio DB is d one a t the beginn ing o f the ba ckup and an
update is don e at the end .
If th e re fere ncin g fa ils, th e job wil l fa il
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FILE
To id enti fy the cli p yo u w ant t o t rans fer to Clea nE dit y ou can use the UmID , Var ID
or LSM ID
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<EVS_XFile_Job_List>
<EVS_XFile_Job>
<Job_Id>2240063</Job_Id>
<Job_Creation_Time>1206541502</Job_Creation_Time>
<Job_Type>0</Job_Type>
<Job_Src_User_Nb>6</Job_Src_User_Nb>
<Job_Src_Clip_Nb>265</Job_Src_Clip_Nb>
<Job_Src_Cam>A</Job_Src_Cam>
<Job_Dest_File>\\Xstore-amd\G\CE_MEDIAS\HiResFiles\</Job_Dest_File>
<Job_Src_Id_Material>5ZLsDbd0</Job_Src_Id_Material>
<Job_Src_Id>kuLs9ev3</Job_Src_Id>
<Job_Src_XT_IP_Address1>1.1.240.240</Job_Src_XT_IP_Address1>
<Job_Src_XT_Port1>21</Job_Src_XT_Port1>
<Job_Src_XT_FTP_Login>evs</Job_Src_XT_FTP_Login>
<Job_Src_XT_FTP_Password>evs!</Job_Src_XT_FTP_Password>
<Job_Src_XT_IP_Address2>1.2.241.241</Job_Src_XT_IP_Address2>
<Job_Src_XT_Port2>21</Job_Src_XT_Port2>
<Job_Src_App_Data>
<IPClipID>240063</IPClipID>
<ClipLouthID>kuLs9ev3</ClipLouthID>
<ClipMaterialID>5ZLsDbd0</ClipMaterialID>
<NumUser>6</NumUser>
<BackupUnitID>105</BackupUnitID>
<JobIdHistory>1136</JobIdHistory>
</Job_Src_App_Data>
<Job_Dest_File_Format>1</Job_Dest_File_Format>
<Job_CleanEditDB_DSN_Name>CleanEditDB</Job_CleanEditDB_DSN_Name>
<Job_CleanEditDB_DSN_User>EVSoli</Job_CleanEditDB_DSN_User>
<Job_CleanEditDB_DSN_Password>cleanedit</Job_CleanEditDB_DSN_Password>
</EVS_XFile_Job>
</EVS_XFile_Job_List>
The de scri ptio n of eac h X ML tag is desc ribe d in th e ”XML Job s ” d ocume nt.
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The Xe dio ref eren cing c an be con figu red in the XML jo b or di rect ly i n t he XML
scan s ett ings .
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EDIO DB DNS
NS Name of Xedi o da ta base targe t
EDIO DB Use r
NS Use r of Xed io d atab ase t arge t
EDIO DB Pas s
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HKEY_LOCA L_MACH INE \SOFTWARE \EVS Broa d cast E quipment\C ommo n \
MinFie ldsToW riteB efor e RefInCED B: S peci fic s ettin g to wai t a spec ific
number of fiel ds b efor e r eferen cing cl ips into Xed i o
•
HKEY_LOCA L_MACH INE \SOFTWARE \EVS Br oa dcast Equ ipmen t\Com mon
\FileW rite r NoBu ffer ing : Spec ific set ting to t ransfe r a file with out any
buffe ring . Recomme nde d for writ ing on a M ac OS workst atio n via ne t work
(SMB). (de fau lt v alue = 0)
•
HKEY_CURR ENT_US ER\ Softwar e\EV S Broadc as t Equipmen t\XTA cces s\ Max
Transf er Rate: Ma ximum transfe r rate (By tes /sec ond) for th e tota l amoun t of
backup job s (a ll toge ther) .
•
HKEY_CURR ENT_US ER\ Softwar e\EV S Broadc as t Equipmen t\XTA ccess \ Safe
Train Bac kup: pr otec tio n to avoid re achi ng the head of a tr ain dur ing ba ckup
of tr ain:
o
0: Act ive
o
1: Not Act ive
23.5 WORKFLOW WITH THE CREATE
ADDITIONAL CODEC
You ca n us e XT Acces s to gener ate the low res for Xedio.
1. XTAcces s wi ll r ecei ve a r equest fo r ba ckup fil e fr o m IPD.
2. XTAcces s will cr eate t he backup for e xampl e DN xHD and will t rans code i t on
the f ly f or e xamp le i n MP EG1
3. XTAcces s wi ll r efer ence t hese two f iles as High /Lo w clip in Xedi o
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Server
XTAcces s is able t o gra b a field of an y clip on an EVS serve r thro ugh an XML
trigg er. T his proc ess i s mainly use d by IPDi rect o r to c reat e th umbna ils in the I PD
Databa se E xplo rer.
This s ecti on c over s XML Jobs IDs:
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Job #6 : Gr ab F ield fro m EVS Se rver (IPD irec tor v 4 onwa rds)
24.1 EXAMPLE OF XML GRAB FIELD TO A
FILE
To iden tify t he cl ip fro m which you w ant t o grab a field y ou can u se th e UmID,
VarID or L SM ID
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<EVS_XFile_Job_List>
<EVS_XFile_Job>
<Job_Id>1260933</Job_Id>
<Job_Creation_Time>1205787586</Job_Creation_Time>
<Job_Type>6</Job_Type>
<Job_Src_Id_Material>5ZLrMgkW</Job_Src_Id_Material>
<Job_Src_Id>kuLrDR2W</Job_Src_Id>
<Job_Src_User_Nb>6</Job_Src_User_Nb>
<Job_Src_Clip_Nb>199</Job_Src_Clip_Nb>
<Job_Src_Cam>F</Job_Src_Cam>
<Job_Src_XT_IP_Address1>1.1.240.240</Job_Src_XT_IP_Address1>
<Job_Src_XT_Port1>21</Job_Src_XT_Port1>
<Job_Src_XT_FTP_Login>evs</Job_Src_XT_FTP_Login>
<Job_Src_XT_FTP_Password>evs!</Job_Src_XT_FTP_Password>
<Job_Src_XT_IP_Address2>1.2.241.241</Job_Src_XT_IP_Address2>
<Job_Src_XT_Port2>21</Job_Src_XT_Port2>
<Job_Src_XT_User_Nb>06</Job_Src_XT_User_Nb>
<Job_Src_Field_TC>2901360</Job_Src_Field_TC>
<Job_Dest_File>\\Xstore58060\ Jobs_Done\Grab\IPDP_260933.jpg</Job_Dest_File>
<Job_Src_TC_System>4</Job_Src_TC_System>
<Job_Src_App_Data>
<IPClipID>260933</IPClipID>
<JobType>0</JobType>
</Job_Src_App_Data>
</EVS_XFile_Job>
</EVS_XFile_Job_List>
The de scri ptio n of eac h X ML tag is desc ribe d in th e ”XML Job s ” d ocume nt
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XTAcces s is ab le to grab a field o f any c lip t hrou gh an XML t rigg er. T his proces s
is mai nly used by IPDi rec tor t o cr eate thum bnai ls i n the IPD Data base Exp l orer.
This s ecti on c over s XML Jobs IDs:
25.1 EXAMPLE OF XML GRAB FIELD TO A
FILE
<?xml vers ion="1 .0" en co ding="u tf-8" ?>
<EVS_XF ile_ Job_ List >
<EVS_XF ile_ Job>
<Job_I d>0< /Job _Id>
<Job_C reat ion_T ime>121 558721 5</J ob_C reat ion_ Time>
<Job_T ype>16</ Job_T yp e>
<Job_S rc_F ile>F :\_B acku ps\EVS XTAc cess 200 8_ 10_16 - 01 0
A.mxf< /Job _Src_ File >
<Job_S rc_F ield _TC>4 629 050</J ob_S rc_F ield _TC>
<Job_S rc_TC _Sys tem>4 </Job_S rc_TC _Sys tem>
<Job_D est_F ile >F:\ _Back ups\1 .jpg </Jo b_Des t_Fi le >
</EVS_ XFile _Job >
</EVS_ XFile _Job _Lis t>
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Disk
XTAcces s is ab le t o de let e a f ile from a d isk.
This s ecti on c over s XML Jobs IDs:
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Job #5 : De lete Fil e f rom disk ( IPDi rect or v 5.2 onw ards)
26.1 EXAMPLE OF DELETE FILE XML JOB
<?xml version = "1.0" ?>
<EVS_XFile_Job_List>
<EVS_XFile_Job>
<Job_Id>2267204237937067</Job_Id>
<Job_Creation_Time>1131111037</Job_Creation_Time>
<Job_Type>5</Job_Type>
<Job_Src_File>
F:\XFile_Path_A\backup 2004_06_14 - 02 - 122 A.mxf
</Job_Src_File>
<Job_Src_Id>67IJcUL0</Job_Src_Id>
<Job_Src_Id_Material>67IJcUL0</Job_Src_Id_Material>
</EVS_XFile_Job>
</EVS_XFile_Job_List>
The de scri ptio n of eac h X ML tag is desc ribe d in th e ”XML Job s ” d ocume nt.
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EVS Server
XTAcces s is ab le t o de let e a c lip from an E VS S er ver.
This s ecti on c over s XML Jobs IDs:
•
Job #3 : De lete Cli p fr om EVS Se rver (IPD irec tor v 5.2 o nward s)
27.1 EXAMPLE OF DELETE CLIP XML JOB
To ide nti fy t he c lip you w ant t o de lete you can use the U mID, Var ID or LSM ID
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<EVS_XFile_Job_List>
<EVS_XFile_Job>
<Job_ID>4942648367704751</Job_ID>
<Job_Type>3</Job_Type>
<Job_Src_XT_IP_Address1>172.22.51.1</Job_Src_XT_IP_Address1>
<Job_Src_XT_Port1>21</Job_Src_XT_Port1>
<Job_Src_XT_FTP_Login>evs</Job_Src_XT_FTP_Login>
<Job_Src_XT_FTP_Password>evs!</Job_Src_XT_FTP_Password>
<Job_Src_VarId>mD6RH6-W</Job_Src_VarId>
</EVS_XFile_Job>
</EVS_XFile_Job_List>
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XTAcces s is ab le t o ca nc el a job in p rogr ess.
This s ecti on c over s XML Jobs IDs:
•
Job #4 : Ca ncel job (IP Dir ector v5. 2 onw ards )
28.1 EXAMPLE OF CANCEL XML JOB
To ide ntif y the job you w ant to canc el: you h ave t o use t he Jo b_Id of t he X ML Jo b
you wa nt t o ca ncel .
<?xml version = "1.0" ?>
<EVS_XFile_Job_List>
<EVS_XFile_Job>
<Job_Id>1238419214432263</Job_Id>
<Job_Creation_Time>1129799940</Job_Creation_Time>
<Job_Type>4</Job_Type>
<Job_Id_To_Cancel>1238789214432654</Job_Id_To_Cancel>
<Job_Type_To_Cancel>3</Job_Type_To_Cancel>
</EVS_XFile_Job>
</EVS_XFile_Job_List>
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Troubleshooting
29.1 XTACCESS ERROR MESSAGES
After each Job , XTA cces s show a st atus of the jo b. If you righ t-cl ick on i t and th en
select S tatus De tail s : you can hav e more inf or mation on s tatu s and if needed
some t ips t o he lp yo u to resol ve th e tr oubl e. Th o se dia gnos tics are base d on th e
possib le case s de fine d i n XTAcc ess code bu t ma in ly du ring te stin g an d e xp erienc e
on th e fi eld.
Anyway it i s alw ays advis ed to chec k the log s (se e next sect ion) and send t hem to
EVS sup port for d eepe r analys is. It’s easi er if yo u compr ess t he who le X TAcces s
folde r.
You ca n f ind in “E rror Co de.pd f ” d ocume nt a lis t o f all the erro r co des w ith detai ls.
29.2 XTACCESS LOGS
XTAcces s lo gs a re loca te d in C :\EV SLog s\XTA cce ss.
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XTAcces s.lo g
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XTAcces s_Jo bs.l og
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XTTrans fer. log
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XML_Sca n.lo g
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XTAcces s_UI .csv
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All t he c odec Log (EVSD NxHDEnco der. log , EVSH 264Enc oder .log , …)
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Webserv ice Log
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CEDBUpda ter .log
29.2.1 XTACCESS.LOG
XTAcces s.lo g li sts a ll t h e tran sact ions and a ctio ns per forme d by X TAcc ess.
provid es d etai led inf orma tion for debu ggin g.
It
Useful err or me ssag es a r e:
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Error 426: XT Trans fer C ancell ed due to a dis conn ectio n wit h XT ser ver
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Read Slo w: The data blo ck to re ad has not b een r eached w ith in a fe w seco nds
(typic ally 15 seco nds) .
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Write Slow : T he data bl o ck to wr ite has not be en reache d w ithi n a few se c onds
(typic ally 15 seco nds) .
29.2.2 XTACCESS_JOBS.LOG
This l og c an b e us ed a s an as- run log. Ea ch job i s lis ted w ith use ful info r mation :
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Type o f j ob
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Source pat h or IP addr es s
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Destin atio n pa th or IP ad dress
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Start and end time
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Status of job
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Error m essa ge d ispl ayed on XTA ccess Mon itor ing GUI (i f an y)
29.2.3 XTTRANSFER.LOG
Specif ic log for XTT rans fer b ased on FTP Pr oxy (XT Copy , A vid Tran sfe r). R PC
command s ar e li sted .
29.2.4 XML_SCAN.LOG
Specif ic log for the Scan XML. Y ou c an s ee l og f ro m the XML engi ne.
29.2.5 XTACCESS_UI.CVS
Specif ic log w here you ca n fin d th e en tire job don e by XT Acce ss.
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