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 +====== Notificator reference ======
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 +Muster Notificator is a small application that listens to Dispatcher service and pops up reporting several different events. It can even open an image viewer to display single frame renderings once they are available.
 +Muster Notificator runs in the taskbar or in the upper bar of the Finder on Mac OS X. 
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 +By right-clicking the Notificator icon in the task bar, you can access a pop-up menu that lets you configure the Notificator , acknowledge pending event, flag it as silent (no balloons popup) or close it.
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 +The next picture shows the window that appears when clicking the configure menu item:
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 +This is an explanation of each parameter:
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 +  * **Dispatcher address:** This is the IP address or host name of the Dispatcher service.
 +  * **Notificator port:** This is the port where the Dispatcher listens for notificators connections.
 +  * **Login:** Your account login to the Dispatcher service. The notifications you'll get are based on the notifications configuration of your user
 +  * **Password:​** Your account password
 +  * **Skip directory server authentication:​** If you have Directory server enabled, you can login over the regular user database by activating this option
 +  * **Show bubble:** Shows a bubble in the system tray (where supported) when a new notification is available
 +  * **Automatic acknowledge notifications when raising the application:​** Tells the notificator to automatically flag notifications has acknowledged when you raise the application
 +  * **Notifications filters:** You can filter what kind of notifications you're interested in, consider that those notifications must be enabled also on the Dispatcher global settings and an user/group basis:
 +    * **Service activities**:​ Notifications related to the Dispatcher service activities
 +    * **Job'​s start**: Notifications sent when a job starts
 +    * **Chunk'​s start**: Notifications sent when a chunk starts
 +    * **Job'​s complete with errors**: Notifications sent when a job completes with errors
 +    * **Job'​s complete with warnings**: Notifications sent when a job completes with warnings
 +    * **Job'​s complete with success**: Notifications sent when a job completes with no errors and no warnings
 +    * **Chunk'​s complete with errors**: Notifications sent when a chunk completes with errors
 +    * **Chunk'​s complete with warnings**: Notifications sent when a chunk completes with warnings
 +    * **Chunk'​s complete with success**: Notifications sent when a chunk completes with no errors and no warnings
 +  * **Sounds**: You can configure Notificator to play sounds on certain events
 +  * **Image viewer mode:** You can use the integrated image viewer or the external one configured on the field below
 +  * **Image viewer application:​** Defines an image viewer to view rendered frames
 +  * **Launch image viewer automatically:​** Automatically launch the image viewer when a job completes