Installation

For Users

CODEX Field Application Scientist will install the CODEX software on the scheduled installation date. They will bring the released software on a USB or external disk in addition to other software dependencies.
We recommend working with Akoya-provided and validated CODEX Acquisition computer.
The Acquisition computer must be prepared prior to the CODEX installation appointment. Successful CIM installation requires the following:
  • CODEX Acquisition computer
  • Network connection to the Processing computer
  • Access to a shared drive on the Processing computer (for Transfer Data)
  • Static IP addresses or domain name
  • User account with administrative access
  • Anti-virus and firewall exceptions for CODEX applications listed below
  • Read-write access to 'C:\Codex' where application settings are stored

For IT Administrators

Please prepare the above items for the CODEX installation appointment. If applicable, please set up additional items listed below.
  • Domain configuration
  • Security suite, including anti-virus, firewall and malware protection
  • Backup solution
  • Other analysis software

Acquisition computer : Display settings

Confirm that display settings for Scale and Layout are set at 100% and that the Display orientation is in Landscape.
Settings > Display > Scale and Layout

Anti-virus and Firewall Exceptions

The following applications must be unblocked for CIM to function properly.
Path
Database
C:\Program Files\MongoDB\Server\4.0\bin\mongod.exe
CIM
C:\Program Files (x86)\Akoya\CodexInstrumentManager\CodexInstrumentManager.exe
Transfer
C:\Program Files (x86)\Akoya\CodexInstrumentManager\CodexTransfer.exe
Updater
C:\Program Files (x86)\Akoya\CodexInstrumentManager\AkoyaUpdater.exe
TIFF Copy
C:\Program Files (x86)\Akoya\CodexInstrumentManager\lib\tiffcp.exe