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2018-11-13
For All Mediatrix Units
v. 43.2.1343
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1 Configuration Scripts Import and Export

Importing and exporting configuration scripts allows you to modify in whole or in part the configuration script used on your unit.

Configuration scripts are files containing textual commands that are sent over the network to a Mediatrix unit. Upon receiving the file, the unit executes each command line in sequence. Script commands can assign values to configuration variables, or execute configuration commands.

A configuration script can be used on any firmware version, regardless of the firmware version it was exported from. It is possible to import a complete configuration script, a subset of the configuration script or even a few lines of a configuration script.

Importing a configuration script can be useful to:

  • Change one or several script commands
  • Add new commands
  • Change parameter values
  • Add parameters
  • Replace the complete configuration script

Scripts are written by the system administrator and can be used to accomplish various tasks, such as automating recurrent configuration tasks or batch-applying configuration settings to multiple devices. Scripts can be executed once or periodically at a specified interval. They can also be scheduled to be executed when the Mediatrix unit starts.

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2 Exporting a Configuration Script to Your PC

Steps
  1. Go to Management/Configuration Scripts
  2. If you are not using HTTPS, click Activate unsecure file transfer through web browser located at the top of the page.
  3. In the Transfer Scripts Through Web Browser table, from the Content selection list, choose if you wish to export only what is different from the factory configuration script or the complete configuration.
  4. If you wish to use encryption for transfer operations, complete the Privacy Key field.

    Note

    Media5 corp strongly recommends to use encryption to protect certificates and passwords.

  5. Click Export and Download.
Result
The configuration script will be exported to your PC in the Downloads folder. The system generates a macAddress.cfg file name.
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3 Online Help

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

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4 Copyright Notice

Copyright © 2018 Media5 Corporation.

This document contains information that is proprietary to Media5 Corporation.

Media5 Corporation reserves all rights to this document as well as to the Intellectual Property of the document and the technology and know-how that it includes and represents.

This publication cannot be reproduced, neither in whole nor in part, in any form whatsoever, without written prior approval by Media5 Corporation.

Media5 Corporation reserves the right to revise this publication and make changes at any time and without the obligation to notify any person and/or entity of such revisions and/or changes.

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