Installation

For Users

CODEX field application scientist will install the CODEX software on the scheduled installation date. He or she will bring the released software on a USB or external disk in addition to other software dependencies.

Microscope computer must be prepared prior to the CODEX installation appointment. Successful CIM installation requires the following.

  • Microscope 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

Due to the resources necessary for processing, reliable image acquisition is not guaranteed if acquisition and processing are run simultaneously on the same system. Recommended acquisition computer specifications are listed below.

Minimum

Recommended

Case

Origin PC Fractal Meshify C Mini

(W) 8" x (H) 13.5" x (D) 16.2"

Origin PC Fractal Meshify C Mini

(W) 8" x (H) 13.5" x (D) 16.2"

OS

Windows 10 Professional

Windows 10 Professional

System Language

English (United States)

English (United States)

CPU

Intel Core i7-7820HQ 4-Core 2.9GHz (3.9GHz TurboBoost)

Intel Core i7-9700K 8-Core 3.6GHz (4.9GHz TurboBoost)

GPU

4 GB NVIDIA QUADRO P1000

6GB NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER

Memory

32GB DDR4-2666

32GB DDR4-3200

System Drive

500GB Samsung 970 EVO Plus

500GB Samsung 970 EVO Plus

Data Drive

10TB Seagate BarraCuda Pro

10TB Seagate BarraCuda Pro

Network

1Gbps Onboard

10Gbps PCIe

Monitor

ASUS 24" VS248H-P

ASUS 24" VS248H-P

Confirm that display settings for Scale and Layout is 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