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Mike Lowrey

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Hi,

is it possible to access the MP2 database (possibly remote) as an external program?

This is a necessity to use MP2 within MPExtended.


edit: and just so it's clear, i don't mean the database(mysql/mssql/...) directly but the MP2 server controlled db...
 

morpheus_xx

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    When you want to access the medialibrary it's better to use the Mp2 core modules rather than any direct DB access.

    You could write a server plugin that offers the required informations, providing WCF services or using UPnP.

    Please tell us what you are planning to do and we will find a good way :)

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    Mike Lowrey

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    Well my intention is to write plugins for the mpextended service to access the MP2 database instead of the MP1 databases.
     

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