Content Manager 5


What hardware is recommended for Scala Content Manager?

Posted on July 22nd, by Robyn Ellan in Content Manager 5, FAQs, Hardware. Comments Off

Server hardware recommendations vary by the size of your network and by the amount and frequency of content that you intend to transfer. Recommendations are just that, recommended. You may find other configurations that are more suited to your network … Read More »


Can I install PostgreSQL on a FAT partition?

Posted on July 24th, by Robyn Ellan in Content Manager 5. Comments Off

PostgreSQL’s number one priority is the integrity of your data. FAT and FAT32 file systems simply do not offer the reliability required to allow this. In addition, the lack of security features offered by FAT make it impossible to secure … Read More »


How do I find my Scala Content Manager 5 serial number?

Posted on July 24th, by Robyn Ellan in Content Manager 5. Comments Off

In Content Manager select ‘Settings’, select ‘License Status’, and the serial number is listed next to Scala Content Manager USB Key Serial Number.


Advanced Config

Posted on June 24th, by Robyn Ellan in Content Manager 5. Comments Off


Why are there so many instances of postgres.exe listed in Task Manager?

Posted on June 24th, by Robyn Ellan in Content Manager 5. Comments Off

It’s totally normal to find many instances of postgres.exe listed in Windows Task Manager.For example, in UNIX, you can “fork” a process. A typical web service system would show many active Apache processes and just as many SQL server processes. … Read More »


How do I uninstall Content Manager and ancillary applications?

Posted on June 24th, by Robyn Ellan in Content Manager 5. Comments Off

1.      Uninstall the following applications in Control Panel / Add and Remove Programs:

a. Content Manager
b. PostgreSQL
c. Apache Tomcat
d. MainConcept MPEG-2 Decoder Pack

2. Delete the ‘postgres’ Windows User Account in Control Panel / Users Accounts

3. Remove any leftover bits of the Postgres … Read More »


What Windows platforms support Content Manager?

Posted on June 24th, by Robyn Ellan in Content Manager 5. 7 comments

Supported Windows platforms for Scala

Windows 7 (32 bit):

Starting with Release 5.1 Scala Designer, Content Manager, and Player are now supported on Windows 7 (32 bit) version. Home Premium, Professional, and Ultimate platforms are supported.

Windows 7 (64 bit)

Starting with Release 5.1.9 … Read More »


Content Manager and VM

Posted on June 24th, by Robyn Ellan in Content Manager 5. Comments Off

Scala Content Manager5, Release 6.x; is tested for functionality under the following HyperVisor/Virtual Machine environments.

VMware ESXi/vSphere 3/4/5
VMware Workstation 7/8/9
Amazon EC2

With the following guest Operating Systems:

Microsoft Windows Server 2003R2 x64, 2008R2 x64

Since the Scala5 Content Manager is a combination of Win32 … Read More »


Setting up Advanced Configuration Database options for MS SQL Server 2005

Posted on June 24th, by Robyn Ellan in Content Manager 5. Comments Off

If you are configuring the database connection in Content Manager to connect to a Microsoft SQL Server 2005 database, and it’s on a domain and/or you have a specific instance you want to use, you’ll need to modify the “Connection … Read More »


Is my Scala product eligible for an update?

Posted on May 24th, by Robyn Ellan in Content Manager 5. Comments Off

Your access to updates is determined by the Scala Maintenance expiration date.

All Scala products include one year of Scala Maintenance when first purchased. You will need to purchase additional years of Scala Maintenance after the first year. You can find … Read More »






Scala Nordic Events Fall 2014

Meet Scala’s Nordic team at the following events this fall!

17-18 September 2014 Atea IT Expo – Aarhus, Denmark. Read more and register for free here

23 September...