A Content Player’s screen can be monitored remotely via Content Manager Desktop. This is useful to verify that content is displaying on the sign, or to confirm that an emergency notification has displayed properly. Settings must be changed in the Content Player as well as in the Content Manager Desktop.
Content Player Remote Monitoring
Set Up Remote Monitoring on the Content Player
Start the Content Player.
While the Content Player is running, press Ctrl + C on the keyboard. This opens the Configuration window. Go to the Device tab and click the down arrow for Maintenance.
Under Maintenance, check the box for Log screenshot every [time] (hh:mm:ss). In the time field, enter 30 seconds. Click OK.
Set Up Remote Monitoring on Content Manager Desktop
In the Network Overview, select the player you want to monitor. Click the Network Monitor icon.
In the right-hand column the name of the player will display. Click the Select Columns button.
The Select Network Monitor Columns window will open. Check the box for Screenshot. Other columns may be selected as desired. Click OK.
Above the list of players, your player’s name will display with a checkbox for Refresh every [number] minutes. To monitor the player with screenshots, check the box and enter the number of minutes you want the screen to refresh.
If you want to force a refresh, click the Refresh button.