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Director Config for Web Server

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Configuring as a Web Server

This section describes how to configure the Theatre Manager server as an NGINX web server on a machine in the DMZ. This computer should have at least 4 gigs of ram and a fast dual core processor.

Connect to Theatre Manager server using your browser and enter the URL You will see a web page like the one to the right. It will help you configure the machine for its appropriate purpose.

Auto Update

Theatre Manager Server is designed to auto update when a new version is released. If you wish to disable the feature, make sure to disable it on all machines. If it is enabled, make sure it is enabled on all machines. Components auto-updated by the server are:

  • TM Server
  • NGINX web server
  • TLS upgrades
  • Default Web Pages (customized changes are never touched)
  • Theatre Manager


Data stored by Arts Management as part of auto-update

Checking for auto-updates shares some of your information with Arts Management. Data is transmitted securely and SHA-384 checksummed for safety and the values retained by AMS are:

  • Theatre Manager version number
  • TM Listener version number
  • Postgres version number
  • NGINX version number
  • Timestamp of last backup
  • Timestamp of last check for an update
The above data is used by the web site monitoring tools to tailor our ability to assist your with managing Theatre Manager in your venue.

Data retrieved from AMS and stored in your database is: number of user and scanner licences, latest version of Theatre Manager for auto deployment to workstations.


Enable Web Server

Click the 'Enable Web Server Button' to use this machine as an NGINX web server. When clicked, a panel appears allowing you to enter the configuration parameters for the web server.