The Mediaflux Explorer is a Java application that you run on your desktop computer. It interacts with the Mediaflux server via the secure HTTPS protocol. This application complements the standard web-based Desktop interface (see below). The focus of the Explorer is uploads, downloads, queries and sharing of data.
The Explorer is a Java application delivered by a jar file. Download the Explorer and double click it to activate.
The Explorer is under active development from Arcitecta and we will update the downloads page page as new versions are made available.
To access Mediaflux with the Explorer double click on the downloaded Jar to execute it and enter the appropriate Mediaflux server HTTPS details. You must do this first.
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Mediaflux requires the triple of (domain, username and password) to log in. All the Mediaflux login screens show these fields.
It is possible to use your institutional credential to log in to Mediaflux if
Only the UniMelb Primary Mediaflux service is configured to offer AAF account logins (see table above)
To login with your AAF account
userfield) and password (for the
passwordfield and click “Sign In ”.
The screen shot shows the selection of the University of Melbourne as the institution.
If your account is a local account (i.e. not using your institutional account), you will have been provided with the details for domain, user and password. Just enter them and click “Sign In” or “Login”.
Here is an example for a local VicNode account, VicNode:nkilleen
You can either close the application or select Quit after clicking on the Mediaflux from the menubar on the top.