Usine Launcher

launcher

The launcher is a small utility software which can be used in autonomous installations (kiosk). The purpose of this application is to be sure that Usine is always running properly. It launches Usine and verifies that the audio engine, the process messages queue are always functioning and the CPU load, memory load are a in acceptable range. It tracks also errors to ensure that usine is not entering in an endless loop of errors.

If something become suspicious, the launcher restarts the computer automatically.

The launcher is available as an add-on for Windows Only.

Protection

engine protect

Verifies that the audio processing and the messages queue are running. If not, it reboots the computer.

cpu protect

Verifies that the CPU load of Usine is always under a limite. If not, it reboots the computer.

mem protect

Verifies that the memory consumption of Usine is always under a limite. If not, it reboots the computer.

errors protect

Verifies that Usine is not entering in an endless loop of errors. The limit is more than 1 error per second. It case of repeated errors it reboots the computer.

auto reboot

Reboots automatically the computer at a fixed hour.

Auto updates

This section concerns the possibility to auto-update Usine and workspaces with files located on an USB key. It can facilitate the update of your installation, especialy in kiosk mode.

When the auto update on USB key insert option is activated, the update processes automatically when an USB key is inserted.

Attention, no prompt is asked for the auto-update.

The USB key must respect a precise file structure (file tree). launcher

  • /Deploy Contains workspaces to be deployed.
  • /Usine Contains the fresh dezip of Usine package to be installed.

Old version of the entire Usine package is automatically saved in /Usine-backup/ in the parent folder.
Old version of the /Deploy/ package is automatically saved in /Deploy-backup/ in the parent folder.

See also

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