Viz Artist

Version 3.9.0 | Published December 13, 2017 ©

Deploy items

The Deploy panel makes it possible to copy items, with all their necessary data, and deploy them from one server to another. For example, if a Scene is deployed, all items referenced by the Scene (Images, Fonts, etc.), will also be deployed.

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Click on Deploy to show the Deploy pane.

Note: The Deploy button only shows in the GUI if at least one deploy server is set up. See Deploy Properties in Database of the Viz Configuration.

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To deploy items from one server to another, deploy servers must be set up in the Deploy Properties (see Database in Viz Configuration).

This section contains the following topics:

Deploy Panel Overview

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  • Click to open an item filter menu (1).

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  • images/download/attachments/27788910/import_archive_deployinfoicon.png Shows information about the deploy action. Choose to close the Deploy Information panel and keep messages or not. The icon will show orange when information is added (2).

  • Select a Deploy server and click Deploy to start the deploy action (3).

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  • Drag and drop unwanted items from the Deploy panel (4).

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Order Items to be Deployed

Use the column header bars to order the items to be deployed. Click on each column header bar to order its contents ascending or descending. The small arrow shows which way the contents are ordered.

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Item Context Menu in the Deploy Panel

  1. Right-click an item to open its context menu.

  2. Select Search for this file in current GH.
    The item will show in the Server Panel.

To Deploy Selected items

  1. Click on Deploy.

  2. Drag and drop all the required items from the Server Panel to the Deploy Area.

  3. Select a deploy server from the drop-down box.

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  4. Click Deploy....

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  5. Select from:

    • Yes: Deploy each item one at a time.

    • Yes to All: Deploy all items together.

    • No: Cancel each item one at a time.

    • Cancel: Cancel the deployment.

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  6. After deployment or cancellation select to clear the deploy list or not.

    Note: If the list is not cleared all the items will stay in the Deploy list until required again. The list will automatically clear when Viz Artist is restarted.

To Deploy Single items

  1. Right-click on the selected item in the Server Panel.

  2. In the context menu select Deploy to <selected server>.

    Note: If there is more than one deploy server, select from the list.

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To Delete items from the Deploy Panel

  • Drag and drop an item or selected items to the trash

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