Deployment

Out-of-the-box integrations

Creative Application Plugins Applications Notes Adobe After Effects Full DAM/MAM Panel with Export Adobe Illustrator Full DAM/MAM Panel with Export Adobe InCopy Full DAM/MAM Panel with Export Adobe InDesign Full DAM/MAM Panel with Export Adobe Photoshop Full DAM/MAM Panel with Export Adobe Premiere Pro Full DAM/MAM Panel with Export Maxon Cinema4D Full DAM/MAM Panel with …

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Upgrading to Zoom Server 7.x (Linux)

The following instructions describe how to upgrade a Zoom Server installed on RedHat Enterprise Linux (version 6.7 or 7). These instructions assume you have downloaded the zoom-unix64.tar.bz2 from the Zoom Support Center. Different installations may have items stored in different locations based on different Linux flavors. These instructions may not match precisely all Linux environments Zoom …

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Installing Sketch Plugin

Zoom Sketch plugin is available from Zoom 7.1 onwards. To install this plugin, follow these steps: Navigate to the plug-ins folder inside the Zoom installation folder on your computer. Usually, it is located at /Applications/Evolphin/zoom/Resources/plug-ins/ on a Mac machine. Locate EvolphinZoom-sketch.zip and extract it. Double-click Zoom.sketchplugin to install the plugin. Restart Sketch. A new option, Evolphin Zoom, appears under the Plugins menu in your Sketch window. …

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Setup MySQL for process reporting

When using VideoLX or VideoFX 3.0 +, Zoom process reporting in the Web Management Console can write data to a SQL server. This data will be fetched to display reports inside the Web Management Console about transcoding jobs. The SQL Server is also used for some other modules within Zoom. To save SQL database details …

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Additional Setup for Zoom 7.x

Additional Setup when upgrading to Zoom 7.0 and above Here is a list of configurations for features or enhancements introduced in 7.0. All other configuration details (like server configuration, metadata specification, and others) must be upgraded as before by merging the old and new files.  AI is available from Zoom 7.5 onwards to tag AI …

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Post-Deployment Checklist

Action Notes Done Go over the the getting started videos/user guides https://help.evolphin.com   Activate license Use the shipped license key file to activate Zoom server   Check server JVM memory Settings Check JVM heap size settings in wrapper.conf & preview-server.conf   Check Database folder disk space Ensure Zoom DB folders are on a drive with …

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Perl SDK Module: ZoomServer

Name ZoomServer – Construct common Zoom operations without the low-level REST/Java/CLI syntax Dependencies Ensure the Perl SDK is setup. Synopsis use ZoomServer; my $cfg = $ZoomServer::cfg ; my $logger = $ZoomServer::logger; my ($files_aref, $authors_aref, $lastMod_aref) = ZoomServer::listPath(1,$d); Methods zoomImport Usage: zoomImport($srcDir, $bulkMetaFile) Will import everything under the srcDir including subdirs while applying bulk metadata CSV file if …

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Perl SDK Module: ZoomVantage

Name ZoomVantage – Helper methods to interact with Vantage Dependencies Ensure the Perl SDK is setup. Synopsis use ZoomVantage; my $jobId = ZoomVantage::submitFileToVantage($wfId, $in, $jobName, $outpathkey, $params_href); Methods getVantageWorkflowId Usage: getVantageWorkflowId($workflowName) Given a valid vantage workflow name, returns the corresponding workflow id my $workflowId = ZoomVantage::getVantageWorkflowId(‘Hires Ingest’); submitFileToVantage Usage: submitFileToVantage($wfId, $in, $jobName, $outpathkey, $params_href) Submits …

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Perl SDK Module: ZoomMetadata

Name ZoomMetadata – Helper methods to parse zoom metadata specification Dependencies Ensure the Perl SDK is setup. Synopsis use ZoomMetadata; my $status = ZoomMetadata::loadXML(); Methods loadXML Usage: loadXML() Loads metadataspec.xml. Returns 1 on success and 0 on failure to load the xml find Usage: find($xpath) Given a xpath(XML Path) as input, returns a hash map …

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Perl SDK Module: AutoTask

Name AutoTask – Helper methods for zoom auto tasks  Dependencies Ensure the Perl SDK is setup. Synopsis use AutoTask; my $task_href= AutoTask::getArgs(@autoTaskArgs);  Methods getArgs Usage: getArgs(@autoTaskArgs) Returns a hash map of autotask args. Usage: my $task_href = AutoTask::getArgs(@autoTaskArgs); Autotask Args format:–taskId taskId –taskName taskName –jobId jobId –jobName jobName –project projectName –logFile logFilePath [taskPath]+ Output HASH format: …

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Perl SDK Module: ZoomUtils

Name ZoomUtils – Utilities assisting zoom commands Dependencies Ensure the Perl SDK is setup Synopsis use ZoomUtils; my $relPath = ZoomUtils::subpath($prefix,$fullPath);  Methods tmpDir Usage: tmpDir() Creates a temporary directory in path specified by tmpDir field under ENVIRONMENT section in config.ini. If tmpDir field is not speciied, temporary directory will be created in OS specific temp folder such …

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Perl SDK Module: ZoomImageProc

Name ZoomImageProc – Helper methods for processing images Dependencies Ensure the Perl SDK is setup. Synopsis use ZoomImageProc; ZoomImageProc::resize($inFile,$outFile,$resizeValue); Methods resize Usage: ZoomImageProc::resize($inFile,$outFile,$resizeValue) Resize the input file based on resize parameters specified. Returns 1 on success and 0 on failure my $status = ZoomImageProc::resize($inFile,$outFile,$resizeValue); Converter Configuration – Below fields should be set in config.ini[ENVIRONMENT]convertPath = …

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Perl SDK installation

Zoom supports a Perl SDK that provides higher-level constructs than the regular Zoom Web/Java/command line APIs. This allows developers to integrate with Zoom using the powerful Perl scripting language on any OS platform (Windows, Mac, Linux). The automation developed using the Perl SDK can be used with Zoom Workflow Auto Tasks, Zoom Hot Folder pre/post hooks, Archive pre/post hooks, …

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Pre-Deployment Checklist

Prior to a Zoom installation, it is highly recommended that you walk through this checklist with your internal IT team and Evolphin support representative. Target Role Description IT Customer IT or system administrators who manage infrastructure for the business unit and don’t need to have an in-depth knowledge of Evolphin Zoom besides the overall architecture …

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Asset Storage Models in Zoom

Zoom offers two different asset storage models: Direct Asset Storage External Asset Storage Direct Asset Storage The actual asset is ingested & stored in Zoom database including the metadata Versioning & de-duplication for edits on the asset is possible Requires checkout to a local client working copy on the user’s workstation for edits & linking Best for assets …

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Upgrade Checklist

Prior to a Zoom upgrade, it is highly recommended you walk through this checklist with your internal IT team and Evolphin support representative. Item Description Setup an upgrade window Select a time window such as Friday noon to evening to schedule the upgrade with minimal disruption to the creative groups Create a test plan Create …

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