Running RouteMaster as a Windows service

RouteMaster is often run just as a Windows desktop application. You can configure Windows to run RouteMaster as a startup application, but this still requires a user to log on to the computer. Running RouteMaster as a service solves this problem, because services run...

RouteMaster – Networking Overview

This post describes how RouteMaster operates on IP networks for router control. It’s helpful for network administrators who need to understand how to configure firewalls, etc for RouteMaster use. Internal Communications When you start the RouteMaster application...

Managing RouteMaster Web Panels

RouteMaster’s Web Panels can be found in the folder C:\ProgramData\Rascular\WebPanels. When panels are published to RouteMaster, a new folder containing the panel assets is created here. The folder name is the name of the panel that was published. You can remove...

TSL UMD Support in RouteMaster

RouteMaster V2.1 and later support the TSL UMD protocol for sending and receiving router signal names and status to connected devices over IP networks. TSL support is configured in the “Configure Clients…” dialog. RouteMaster as a TSL Sender...

Nevion MRP Implementation notes

Nevion Modular Routing Protocol (MRP) for router control is supported in Helm, RouteMaster and RouteMaster-NDI. It’s sometimes referred to as the VikingX or Sublime protocol. RouteMaster uses the protocol for both outgoing and incoming connections, allowing...

Using Nevion Sublime hardware panels with RouteMaster

Because RouteMaster supports the Nevion MRP protocol used for Sublime routers, you can use Nevion control panels like the SL-16XY-CP to control RouteMaster routing. The setup process is fairly straightforward, but requires Nevion’s Configurator software to set...