Getting Started with Mediaflux Explorer

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 Mediaflux Desktop interface. The focus of the Mediaflux Explorer is uploads, downloads, queries and sharing of data.

The HTTPS protocol is the most robust way to move data in and out of Mediaflux.  This is because uploads and downloads are atomic (one transaction – the server is told what to expect) and because it is very difficult to corrupt an HTTPS data stream.

Getting Mediaflux Explorer

Download Mediaflux Explorer installers from one of the following links:

The Windows and macOS versions are standard installers.  The Linux version is packaged as a zip file.  To install it, unpack the contents of the zip file and follow the instructions in the README.txt.

How to Run the Mediaflux Explorer

Once you have installed the Mediaflux Explorer, start it in the usual way:

  • For Windows, select it from the available program menus

  • For macOS, double-click Mediaflux Explorer in the Applications folder (or if your security preferences don’t allow, right click and select “Open”)

  • For Linux, execute mediaflux-explorer/bin/mediaflux-explorer in the command-line or double-click if you have a graphical File Browser

Log in to Mediaflux Explorer

Enter the following details into the GUI:

  • Left-hand top entry box (the protocol) : https 

  • Middle top entry box (the host) :

  • Right-most entry box (the port) : 443

  • Domain: Adelaide, IntersectCustomer, WesternSydney

  • Use the login credentials as advised by Intersect

User Manual Attached  (*This documentation is produced and owned by Arcitecta)

Last updated: 22 Jul 2022

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