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. The first three are located in the default install folder, 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Akoya\CodexInstrumentManager' and the last in 'lib' sub-folder.

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