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Configuring the XMOS Server

The XMOS Server provides communication between the Newsroom Computer System and GV STRATUS Rundown.

Note: If you want to configure the GV STRATUS application with GV STRATUS Rundown, refer to related topics about Rundown configuration settings in the this Topic Library in order to configure the XMOS Server.

To configure the XMOS Server:

  1. From the Start menu, choose Programs | Grass Valley | GV STRATUS Rundown | XMOS Server.
  2. Choose Tools | Options.

    The Options window appears.
  3. Enter the following system information:
    Setting Description
    MOS ID Enter your MOS ID:
    • For ENPS, see ENPS | System Maintenance | MOS Configuration in the ID column.
    • For iNEWS, this value matches the <mos> value within the configuration file on the iNEWS MOS Gateway at C:/Program Files/Avid/MOS Gateway/mosconfig.xml.
    • For Octopus, see Admin | MOS | Devices.
    • For OpenMedia, see OMIS | OMIS Plugin Types | MOS Device.
    NCS ID Enter the name of the server hosting your newsroom computer system:
    • For ENPS, the name of the ENPS Server. If you have an ENPS Buddy server, you need to enter both the main and buddy server names in both the NCS ID and NCS MOS Server fields, in the format "MAIN,BUDDY".
    • For iNEWS, the name of the iNEWS Server.
    • For Octopus, see Admin | MOS | Devices.
    • For OpenMedia, see OMIS | OMIS Service Instances | OMIS MOS Gateway | Properties.
    NCS MOS Server Enter the name of the server hosting the NCS MOS Server component:
    • For ENPS, the same value you entered for the NCS ID.
    • For iNEWS, the name of the iNEWS MOS Gateway machine.
    • For Octopus, the name of the Octopus Server machine.
    • For OpenMedia, the name of the MOS Device.
    MOS Version The version number of MOS you are using. Refer to compatible versions in this Topic Library. If your version is unknown, leave the setting at the default value.
    Database Server Enter the name of the server hosting the GV STRATUS Rundown database (primary SDB server).
    Backup Database Server Enter the name of the server hosting the backup GV STRATUS Rundown database (hot standby SDB server).If you are not using a hot standby SDB server, leave this field blank.
    Script Path Enter the full path (or browse) to the directory where scripts are stored.
    Web Script Path Enter the full path (or browse) to the directory where web scripts are stored. Users are able to view scripts created through NCS from a standard web browser such as Internet Explorer and Firefox.
    Generate MOS Objects for Feeds Check the box to enable an enhanced MOS workflow which requires MOS Objects generated for feeds. As assets are embedded with MOS Object IDs in ENPS, they can be searched throughout ENPS and inserted below the black line of the script.
  4. Click OK.

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