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TVIP TMS Changelog

If you update TMS from 3.2.29 version, please reed link

3.4.8 (22.04.2020) [beta]


Admin UI: Images now may be uploaded as logo for channels and providers.

Admin UI: Now dashboard shows actual versions of TMS sub systems.

TVIP API: Fixed the issue when EPG images and channel logotypes become unavailable after EPG import.

Admin UI: Server errors that appears for admin dashboard have been fixed.

Admin UI: Now EPG states have been displayed correctly.

Admin UI: Fixed Provider API documentation reference on the admin dashboard.

Admin UI: Filtering and sorting activities have been fixed.

TVIP API: Sometimes list of public providers may be unreachable due to server error. Now it fixed.


TVIP API: EPG import has been made more independent and makes less effect on the overall system performance, if operating on the same hardware.

Admin UI: Dashboard operation has been improved.

Well-known issues

TVIP API: If you're using EPG sources wih images, your clients may not see these images in EPG n their devices. We're working to fix this issue by the next release.

3.4.1 (03.04.2020) [beta]

We are glad to announce new version of our platform. We have changed a lot since last update and spent a lot of time to make sure that new version works as it should. Nevertheless, in some cases the update may affect or stop your service. For this situation we have put a special script to revert all these changes. You may find instructions below. Please, pay attention on updated minimal requirements for load up to 4000 terminals and make sure that it's compatible with your load. This update will require more RAM for faultless operation, minimum 32 GB.

To minimize risks on the update you can order support by writing to support.tvip.ru. This option is free of charge for previous version installations.

Please, be careful during update of your production instance by using this version. Some update processes will require a long time to be completed, and meanwhile some services will not be available for your clients.

To reduce risks of denial of service we recommend to test this update on your sandbox installation.

Test bench configuration for this release is Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630 v4 @ 2.20GHz/32 RAM/500 GB (free disk space) for minimum 4000 active and online devices.

  • Before update your instance to this release, please update your TMS to 3.2.29
  • For fallback to old tms version you need use fallback_to_old_tms.sh
chmod +x /opt/tvip-tms/fallback_to_old_tms.sh

If you use non standard database setting, please read manager configuration file


General: EPG import processing has been updated to handle various time zone settings in EPG external sources.

General: Generation of URL links in responses has been corrected.

General: Fixed issues appeared if TMS operates behind the proxy.


TVIP API: Device activation UI has been improved and prepared to apply the device locale and language.

TVIP API: Commands delivery via web sockets has been made more reliable and secured.

TVIP API: Weather data has been extended to make more complicated weather UI on clients as widget and as well as an application.

TVIP API: Profiles have been reworked to provide more accurate operation and integration of clients like STB, Smart TV and mobile applications.

TVIP API: EPG handling has been changed to be more accurate and to prevent affect on the service cold restart.

TVIP API: Channel preview feature has been extended with extra parameters.

General: Authorization and authentication have been reworked to use SSO principles.

General: EPG import processing has been updated to handle various time zone settings in EPG external sources.

General: HTTPS has been made as default schema in references to images, files and so on.

New features

General: TMS platform has been initially developed under micro service architecture approach following best engineering practice. Now it has been prepared to get all advantages of this approach. For more information, please read …

Admin UI: new admin UI has been implemented to provide better user experience. You may find more details below.

Admin UI: You won't have to tune the UI each time for your personal needs. Do it once and all your specific settings will be remembered like dark or white mode, table fields ordering, sorting, state of the left-side menu, etc.

Admin UI: Now we support URI navigation. You may take URL from the browser and, say, open it in another browser.

Admin UI: First-level topics in the left side menu show the most important features and may be clicked. Extra options may be found by expanding the them.

Admin UI: Advanced filtering has been applied for tables. This feature will be further improved to provider better user experience.

Admin UI: Editor form fields have been reorganized for better user experience.

Admin UI: All your changes have been applied after «Save» button clicked. After the editor form will be refreshed automatically. You may refresh the editor form manually, if desired.

Admin UI: Dark theme mode has been added.

Admin UI: Now it supports localisation on English and Russian languages.

Admin UI: Two-way binding widgets on the editor forms have been replaced with dropdown fields. Now it supports filtering and ordering like other fields.

Admin UI: Channels numbering may be tuned using new editor. You may find it under <server.url>/admin/dashboard/channels_grid.

Admin UI: Also you may select order of channels categories in the same manner as channels. You may find it under <server.url>/admin/dashboard/channels_categories_sorting.

Admin UI: EPG section now provides more information on what content have been read. You may find it on tab «Imported channels» under <server.url>/admin/dashboard/epg_sources

Admin UI: Config tab settings have been moved to Management menu item. You may find them under <server.url>/admin/dashboard/config

Admin UI: (Experimental) We have been working to provide more real-time data to you. As a first step, we have added dashboard that shows you state of your TMS platform instance. For now, the some data being presented may be inaccurate. We'll develop it in next releases.

General: If your system will require update, it won't require to completely restart your TMS platform, just only what that really updated. This will reduce shutdown time to seconds and only for affected parts of your TMS platform.

General: Current version of TMS platform has been prepared to handle much more your customers than its previous version. It has been optimized and improved to make it more reliable and sustainable under high load. Even if some sub systems will suffer under high load, others will work as they should.

General: We recommended to use NGINX as reverse proxy for your TMS platform.

General: HTTPS and WSS support has been supported with NGINX settings.

General: Now you may use regions for your channels. To use this feature, create your region, assign it to your provider and/or your accounts and channel tags with regional channels. You may find the regions in <server.url>/admin/dashboard/regions.

General: Shall your TMS platform instance support multi provider mode, now you may specify white or black list of providers for tariffs you have. This feature will be applied for global tariffs that are available for any provider you have.

General: Length and content of automatically generated passwords have been improved to increase security.

File API: File handling has been reorganized to reduce disk usage and provide better performance. Important files like channel logo, key files, etc. are handled via Postgres, and files that may be easily restored like EPG screenshots are handled by Mongo GridFS.

Well-known issues

Admin UI: Updated version of Media editor will be added in next releases.

Admin UI: Updated version of Provisioning editor will be added in next releases.

Admin UI: Updated version of VoD editor with localization support will be added in next releases.

Admin UI: Updated weather settings editor will be added in next releases.VoD editor will be added in next releases.

General: VNC feature has been temporary disabled. It will be updated in next releases.

General: Channel inputs scrambling feature has been temporary disabled. It will be enabled in next releases.

General: XML RPC support has been removed.

TVIP API: Fake EPG adding feature has been temporary disabled.

TVIP API: Export of m3u list of channels has been disabled in order to be improved. It will be updated in next releases.

TVIP API: Strict auth disable mode for provider has been disabled in order to be reworked.

3.2.29 (20.12.2019) [beta]


* TVIP API: Interaction between devices has been fixed. Now you may transfer the channel currently being viewed from the mobile app to any of your set-top boxes.

* TVIP API: Fixed the issue for devices operating in the other provider networks - kind of roaming. If the device provider is disabled, his devices will be considered as unauthorized and no channels will be displayed.

* TVIP API: Flussonic auth token feature has been fixed. Now updated tokens have been applied to decrypt protected content.

* CAS: Now TMS will calculate permissions for content authorizations more precisely. It will takes into account all account or device subscriptions, not just the very first. Absence of any subscription will be also handled correctly.

* TVIP API: Fixed the issue that no Video On Demand items appear on VoD STB application, even if these items have been created and available via Admin UI.


* TVIP API: As a part of general optimization, reuse of EPG screenshots has been updated. If you use this feature, time required for EPG import may be significantly less then before.

Well-known issues

* TVIP API: If you're still experiencing problems with no Video On Demand items available, please, try to change ordering of VoD tags and categories using Admin UI. This may help in some cases. The issue will be fixed in the next releases.

3.2.15 (31.05.2019) [beta]


* General: We optimized the database size controlled procedure. If you're experiencing the issue with large database size, it will be fixed. Please, pay attention on the following:

  1. You may restart TVIP TMS with no worries, the size optimization procedure will start from the last item being analyzed right before restart.
  2. The procedure has no immediate effect, it may take from several hours up to a few days, depending on how your database is large.
  3. The optimization procedure has been tuned and has no effect on overall TVIP TMS performance.
  4. To see actual size of your database after the entire optimization procedure completed, you'll need to run the full vacuum. Be aware that full vacuum procedure is blocking and may take from several minutes up to half of hour, so please, run it after TVIP TMS is shutdown and wait until it's over. Start TVIP TMS only after vacuum procedure has been completed.

* Admin: Shall the device be detached from the account, there are no changes were applied to the STB until restart. It's fixed, and now the device will be affected right now.

* Admin: In addition to digits, English case-sensitive letters, underscore and hyphen now you may use dot '.' in channel text name.

* TVIP API: POST method is allowed to user in account profile management along with PUT methods.

* Admin: Fixed the error appeared when trying to delete account with some devices assigned. Now devices will be detached from the account being deleted and then account will be deleted with no error.

* Admin API: Fixed the issue when weather-related entities may have a negative id.

* TVIP API: Fixed deserialization error in the incoming command processing.

* TVIP API: Refresh channel list command will be delivered to the client after the account subscription has been deleted.

* TVIP API: Fixed the problem when no screenshots have been made, even if Flussonic is being used as DVR streaming server.


* Optimization: major updates have been applied to provide better performance and stability. Mainly, it relates to TVIP API command processing, provider API performance and general database interaction.

* Admin: In addition to digits, English case-sensitive letters and underscore now you may use hyphen '-' in channel text name.

* TVIP API: DVR pattern has been corrected in accordance with Flussonic DVR documentation.

* TVIP API: Some major issues have been resolved in favour of the account profile processing.

Update requirements (from any version to 3.2.8)

The current update will apply significant changes to your database. Some of these changes may take a long time, especially if you use images in EPG. Your service downtime may take up to 4 hours, so plan the update carefully. It's recomended to apply the update during low load hours.

Please, do not stop the server manually until your TMS platform completes all necessary operations.

Prior to applying the current update, please, make the backup of your database and /opt/tvip-tms directory content.

If your system works under high load, it's recommended to apply the current update on backup instance before updating your main instance.

3.2.8 (26.02.2019) [beta]

Well-known issues

Admin UI: Enable/disable menu items are off for context grid menu.

TVIP API: Search feature temporary disabled and always returns «no match» result.


* Account: Enable property are enable\disable subscription on account, former behavior - enable\disable account (device could not authorized via TVIP API when account is disabled)

* TVIP API: Commands delivery has been fixed.

* TVIP API: List of public available providers now has been sorted by display name.

* TVIP API: Fixed when any image like channel logo may have white or black border in case of some specific image dimensions.

* TVIP API: Corrected some errors of displaying the favorite groups in case of their changes.

* Provider API: Fixed problem when POST update of the existing entity may lead to incorrect update if partially completed entity is provided.

* Provider API: Fixed error when GET list requests may return result like devices not assigned to any provider. Only tariffs may be public, i.e. not to assigned to any specific provider.

* Admin UI: Fixed problem when creating or updating Flussonic media server (admin#media_servers).

* Admin UI: Some misprints have been fixed in captions and descriptions like on Settings/Config tab (admin#config_items).

* Admin UI: Account password now is allowed to contain letters and digits.

* Media: Fixed wrong dynamic url generation for channel, if HLS mono is specified using media.

* Provisioning: Fixed color pattern to create or update color schemes (admin#provisioning_color_schemes).

* Provisioning: You may specify global provisioning scheme using Settings/Config tab (admin#config_items) that will be used as default. Otherwise, provisioining profile request will return 501 error code, if no provisioning profile found.

* Provisioning: the signature procedure has been aligned with the manual instructions.


* TVIP API: «mac» registration type is allowed for authorized device only.

* Admin UI: browser session timeout has been increased.

* EPG: 'EPG Service' protocol has been improved.

* TVIP API: «Start application» command now contains «params» parameter that specify URI to switch the specific channel or EPG item.

* TVIP API: Additional security has been provided by issuing the separate media token that may be used, e.g., for DRM purposes.

* TVIP API: New version v2 has been released. It provides some extra features like managing other devices, selecting the provider desired from the list of public available providers and so on. You may find more details in JSON API documentation.

* Provider API: Removed large memory consumption when using Provider API methods.

* Admin UI: Search in combo boxes starts if two or more symbols are enrtered.

* Admin UI: Main menu items have been reorganized. Main idea is that some tabs have been moved to new appropriate sections. All things related to provider are combined in Providers section. New section has been added for right holders and their settings. DVR servers are moved to Channels section.

* Admin UI: Logo may be specified for provider on Providers/Provider edit form (admin#providers).

* General improvements have been applied for performance and quick time response.

* Logging procedure has been optimized to decrease input-output performance.

* If your EPG provider does not provide images for EPG events, you may set Flussonic as dvr server to make actual screenshots. See Channels/DVR servers (admin#dvr_servers) for making the appropriate settings.

* CORS support: now you are able to use the same CORS properties as described for Spring CORS support. This allows to make the more accurate access if desired.

New features

* EPG support: Added support of EPG Service (http://epgservice.ru/) index file. This allows you upload EPG for only the particular channel if changed, but not for all your channels. To enable this feature in TMS, you need to specify EPG source protocol for your EPG source. You may find more details in EPG Service documentation.

* TVIP API: Extra info has been provided for images like width and height.

* TVIP API: Some providers may be specified as public. You may register such provider upon your own decision.

* TVIP API: User profiles now are provided. You may find more details in JSON API documentation.

* Admin UI: Since this time account logins shall be case insensitive unique for each provider. Please, make sure to check account logins and correct them if any.

* Admin UI: Channel text names shall be case insensitive unique. Please, make sure to check and correct them.

* Weather: now you may create weather forecast settings for your city on Providers/Weather tab (admin#weather). «Open weather map» [https://openweathermap.org/] weather forecast provider has been added. To use, you need to get API key from the weather provider and specify it on Settings/Config tab (admin#config_items).

* Now only one provider is allowed for one TMS instance. Pay attention, if you have more than one provider by this time and need them, please, do not delete these records - it will be impossible to make new ones by yourself. If you need more than one provider, feel free it to ask technical support.

Update requirements (from version before 3.1.12 to 3.1.12 and newer)

From version 3.1.12 TVIP TMS require java 11.

If you use version before 3.1.12 - you are using JAVA 10. For prevent startup issues (newer TMS is not support Java 10) after updating to newer version, we are recommend the next scenario (steps for Ubuntu users):

1) Update your repositories:

apt-get update 

2) Install Java 11, if you have plan to use Oracle Java 11, you can use oracle-java11-installer package from our repo (this is copy of deb package from linux uprising ppa)

apt-get install oracle-java11-installer

3) This is important - set java 11 as default

update-java-alternatives --set java-11-oracle

4) Check java version:

java --version

5) After version check - install newest tvip-tms:

apt-get install tvip-tms

6) Restart tvip-tms service:

service tvip-tms restart

Notice: Java 11 is not affected to runned process. If you install java 11 and not install tvip-tms (3.1.12 and higher) you must set Java 10 as default.

3.1.12 (06.11.2018) [beta]


* TVIP API: Fixed bad URL of images assigned as VoD entry series logo.

New features

* TVIP API: Updated up to v2. It supports some new features and backward compatible with v1.

* General: TMS requires Java 11.

3.1.9 (08.10.2018) [beta]


* XML RPC: Some fixes have been applied for outmodel devices like DIB to provide compliance with new features.

* XML RPC: Fixed case when the creating device with existing unique ID for account will result in device with no account.

* JSON API: Fixed timeshift depth available, even if no timeshift enabled.

* Admin API: Fixed the problem of creating the VOD source item «Quality» field has no value to set.

* Admin API: Fixed problem when «Apply» button stays disabled after any channel changed.

* Admin API: WS interaction has been improved to represent the more accurate state of device connection.

* Admin API: Fixed that non-global admin provider was set as default when creating a new device.

* Admin API: EPG source now may be a file having no name extension like «.xml». Such file with no extension will be considered as XML.


* Performance: general performance parameters have been optimised for high load. If you override any such properties, please, consider to eliminate your overrides, because your parameters may be not optimal solution.

* JSON API: We're still working on accurate interaction with devices in different cases. As a part of this, now you may allow your devices to work in networks that are not specified for your provider networks (<server.url>dmin#provider_networks) and domains (<server.url>admin#provider_domains). To enable this feature, select «Enable device roaming» checkbox on your provider editor form (<server.url>/admin#providers). It's disabled by default.

* JSON API: Search API has been updated with new parameters like genre, rating and so on.

* JSON API: EPG import and update has been optimised and performance has been increased. In addition, new validation procedures have been added to eliminate problems like no EPG, even it's available in the EPG source, or need to upload EPG manually under force mode. But the option to force EPG import manually remains available.

* JSON API: Strict security mode has been implemented. You may disable it, if you'd like to use «Quick bind» not only as the first auth mode, but the following auth requests. Be aware to use this feature because it will slightly decrease the JSON API security. You may find this option in provider editor form (<server.url>/admin#providers)

* Media: media selections rules now are filtered by provider assigned to the particular admin.

* CAS: If you have no CAS data specified, the default TVIP configuration will be added.

New features

* Media: You may find details on how to use this new feature here(How to use media source in TVIP TMS).

* Flussonic support: Now you may use Flussonic content protection described here (https://erlyvideo.ru/doc/auth/middleware).

To enable it from TVIP TMS, you need to switch on «Flussonic auth enabled» checkboxes on your provider editor form (<server.url>/admin#providers) and the particular channel editor form (<server.url>/admin#channels). It's disabled by default.

To enable this feature on Flussonic, you need to add path (<server.url>/api/drm/auth_token) as «auth» parameter of Flussonic config file.

The feature will work for those channels only that are tuned for Flussonic stream server for live and timeshift playback. To provide more reliable security, you may specify a secret key in application.propeties as 'flussonic.app.secret.key' property.

* Admin UI: Tariffs with no provider may be created. These tariffs must be created by global admin and may be used by any provider. Any admin may apply these global tariffs in subscriptions regardless of his provider assigned and state is global or not.

3.1.4 (08.08.2018) [beta]


* Admin UI: Extra «Update state» action added to context menu on Devices (<server.url>/admin#devices) tab. This allows to sync the device state in TMS and actual state of device. In addition, it allows to perform the device quick binding after the device hard reset.

* Admin UI: You may control your VNC sessions using Remote VNC sessions (<server.url>/admin#remote_vnc_sessions) tab.

New features

* TVIP TMS provides the remote VNC session out-of-box for those devices that support VNC connection.

3.1.3 (31.07.2018) [beta]


* Admin UI: Some minor markup fixes have been applied on various editor forms.

* JSON API: Some authorization fixes have been applied. Now it provides more comfortable and clear way to register, authorize and activate your devices.


* JSON API: Way to define quick binding available becomes more accurate. Should you use quick binding for non-SBox devices, please, check the appropriate property of the your device type on Device types (<server.url>/admin#device_types) tab.

* JSON API: A new registration method based on activation and using QR code is now supported.

* Provider API: Extra parameter channel is provided as optional for request of tariffs list. It allows to get tariffs that include the channel with this id.

3.1.2 (24.07.2018) [beta]


* EPG: Fixed the problem of EPG import error, when any TV program has an empty title .

* EPG: Fixed the incorrect displaying the EPG around midnight, if fake EPG processing feature is enabled.


* Provider API: A new parameter that specifies number of devices allowed per account has been added to Account and Provider models.

3.1.0 (17.07.2018) [beta]


* Video-On-Demand: Added the age rating from TMDB source, when importing the content metadata from this source.

* Stalker import: Stalker import library has been improved, and some fixes have been applied.

* Device RPC: Fixed the problem with too many items in EPG.

* Provisioning: Generation of provisioning basing on provisioning profiles has been corrected. Failed xml property names have been fixed.

* EPG: Fixed the problem of EPG import error, when any TV program title is too large.

* JSON API: Fixed some authorization problems that led to wrong display of user authorization states on TV.

* Statistics: Fixed the problem of displaying the bad real-time channels' view data on UI dashboards. Now they show actual and more accurate information.

* UI: Some technical names and tokens are replaced with human-readable values.

* Provider API: Fixed the problems with sorting and filtering parameters that might cause unclear errors like unexpected empty data in payload. No API changes are applied, so you may use as before, but in more comfortable manner.


* Admin UI: Custom name may be specified for any provisioning profile.

* CAS support: Added persistent delivery of update requests to active CAS servers in case of changing the account state, deleting the device and so on.

* Provider API: After rework sending the device commands is available in Provider API.

* Video-On-Demand: VoD editor allows to add photos for actors, directors and so on. Also background image has been added to VoD content. These photos and background images may be imported from TMDB, if available.

* Provisioning: Provisioning profiles may be created in a more comfortable way. You may specify human-readable names for your provisioning profiles. Some more new items like channel icons aspect ratio have been added.

* New minor version of TVIP TMS will bring a lot of performance improvements and technical features. Among them are Java 10 support, reactive non-blocking communications with clients and some others. Also we've put many efforts to increase quality and reliability of our products by using the best Quality Assurance approaches.

* CAS: Integration with our DRM solution has been improved and now becomes more secured and reliable.

New features

* Provider portal: Exprimental. New provider portal has been implemented that uses Provider API. You may find it by URL <server.url>/provider. To login, you may use the same credentials as for authentication in Provider API requests or as for Admin UI.

3.0.55 (21.05.2018) [beta]


* Device API: Unauthorized devices will receive an empty channels list. This allows to remove any channel access in a more effective manner.

* EPG: If your EPG source file contains any items with null title, such items will be skipped instead of stopping the the overall EPG import procedure.


* General optimizations have been applied in orde to increase the system stability and performance. Please, note that after applying the current patch the startup procedure will require some more time for the first run than before.

New features

* EPG: if you have no EPG for any channel or some gaps in the channel EPG, you may enable new EPG item generation procedure. It generates fake EPG items with time length 1 hour or less. These fake EPG items will close EPG gaps or allows to generate EPG for channels without it. To enable this feature, select the appropriate option on Config (<server.url>/admin#config_items) tab.

* Provisioning: Exprimental. We provide the more clear way to deliver the provisioning for your devices. You may find it by URL <server.url>/provisioning. You may specify your own color schemes and a lot of other options. Any of your provisioning profiles may be assigned to the provider, account, device type or device. This allows you to override provisioning profile for any specific cases, e.g., the account assigned provisioning profile overrides the provider profile, and so on.

3.0.53 (04.05.2018) [beta]


* To increase database and overall performance, a lot of optimisations and adjustments have been performed.

* Device API: Some changes are applied in order to improve stability and performance of devices, when working with TVIP CAS system.

New features

* Admin UI: Channel editor form allows to specify more than one input URLs for the channel to scramble the real channel URL. One of these input URLs must be specified as active, if you'd like to use DRM config for channels.

* Admin UI: Config tab has been reworked and now it allows to edit parameters in a more comfortable way. And no need to restart TMS anymore to apply these changes.

3.0.50 (06.04.2018) [beta]


* Provider API: «Contract» field on the Channel editor form shows the right holder name in addition to the contract number.

* EPG: Prior to this version, EPG import procedure ended with error, if any tags found that do not comply with XMLTV format supported by TMS. Now such tags will be skipped, and their contents will be ignored.


* Provider API: Extended list of channel fields, which values may be received via Provider API . These are channel display number, enabled flag, channel logo image URL.

* CAS: Updated the integration with TVIP CAS server. Now it becomes more reliable and fast.

New features

* Provider API: Added some fields to filter - «quick_search» os one of them. It allows to find any match in string type parameters with the string literal specified.

3.0.42 (02.04.2018) [beta]


* Provider API: Fixed validation error, when looking for device subscriptions for device with no provider specified. * Admin UI: CAS config options delivered to devices without need to restart TMS.


* Device management: Channels content access management now may be applied to anonymous devices. * Admin UI: Menu item Cas config (<server.url>/admin#cas_configs) allows to edit cas config options.

New features

* If you're using Redis for cache, you may now specify application properties to use Redis cluster.

3.0.41 (23.03.2018) [beta]


* Provider API: device type is not required anymore to create or update the device.

3.0.40 (20.03.2018) [beta]


* Fixed some general issues as hotfix for version 3.0.35 dated 17.03.2018.

3.0.35 (17.03.2018) [beta]


* Admin UI: Fixed problems related to manipulations with accounts, devices and subscriptions, like adding the new device from Account editor form, updating the device in the same way, adding or deleting device subscriptions while new device is being created and so on.


* Now you'll get m3u list of channels together with EPG as a separate file.

* Admin UI: Some authorization issues have been solved.

3.0.34 (13.03.2018) [beta]


* Fixed the problem that sometimes leads to crash, when using Admin UI.

* Fields validation has been reworked to solve issues, when you may get wrong information what fields are required.

* Now you may add more than one entry in row editing grids like account subscriptions, device subscriptions, VoD content sources, etc.


* Provider API: please, pay attention if you use our Provider API. We've made some important changes, among them:

  1. First of all, now you may update entity using POST method from the appropriate controller, not only create it. PUT method is still supported for update.
  2. Be attention! When creating or updating the entity, you don't need to get the entity get resource path via «Location» header anymore. The response body contains new state of the entity.
  3. Some authorization issues have been solved, so you may get some more errors, e.g., working with providers or subscriptions.
  4. New Channel controller has been implemented, and you may get some info about channels. This feature is read-only and about to be a new, and we're going to evolve this feature.

In general, all these changes are pointed to increase stability, performance and security, preserving the backward compatibility.

* Admin UI: We've made some key changes that provide more fast and reliable interaction than before. Image uploading procedure also has been improved. Now it will be more stable.

* Admin UI: Tariff editor form now shows included channels. You may find this info on Channels tab (<server.url>/admin#channels) on this form.

* Device management: commands sending has been improved, and now you may send any command of available type by using the context menu. You may find such context menus on Accounts (<server.url>/admin#accounts), Devices (<server.url>/admin#devices), (<server.url>/admin#device_types) and Providers (<server.url>/admin#providers) grids. The command you specified will be sent to all devices that are related to entries selected in the grid. And you may select more than one entry in the grid. To do so, use Shift or Ctrl button.

* Device management: WebSockets support has been improved. In addition, Devices (<server.url>/admin#devices) grid shows how the device interacts with TMS - via WebSockets or by using GET-POST methods.

* Video-on-demand: the section has been improved. Some changes are as follows:

  1. video information import has been advanced. Now the import procedure provides not only information about the film itself, but list of actors, crew and also the video poster in the best resolution, if available.
  2. categories and tags may be sorted in the same way as channels, favorities and so on. This will effect on how it will be displayed on STB.
  3. when you making the series content, you may specify more options for seasons and episodes like remarks or posters.
  4. you may specify image you like as content category icon.

* Integrated Web-Portal: path to the portal has been changed. Now you may find it by URL <server.url>/portal.

New features

* CAS: TMS has been integrated with CAS server we presented later. To use any existing CAS server, you need to enable it. To make the proper settings, you may use CAS servers tab (<server.url>/admin#cas_servers).

* Admin UI: if you'd like to change the channel display number, we'll provide the special widget for you. You may find it in Channel editor form. It allows you to see, what numbers are free, and replace any existing number.

* Experimental feature: now you may specified more than one URL for any channel, e.g. depending on what stream type any particular user device supports. We called this feature as «Media». To make the desired settings and selection rules, you need to use the appropriate menu items under Media (<server.url>/admin#media). To switch this feature on, just make the settings you need, assign the required media items to the channel and empty the channel URL. We're still working on this, so some changes may be expected.

Well-known issues

* Video information import in Video-on-demand section may be relatively slow, if import data are large enough. It happens due to limits implied by the third party provider.

3.0.31 (16.01.2018) [beta]


* Fixed the critical problem with creating a new channel.

3.0.30 (12.01.2018) [beta]


* The following issue has been fixed: shall you remove the existing channel logo by using «Remove logo» button, it empties some UI elements, e.g. dual lists (like Favorities' tab ot Channel tags' tab on Channel editor tab).

* Fixed the problem with channels display numder ordering, when some random manipulations may cause null or duplicate values in display numbers. Now it's fixed, and you'll see the appropriate message on saving the ordering, if your actions may lead to any problem.

* Fixed the problem, when you see the infinite saving mask after «Save» button pressed on the channel editing form.

* Sometimes the integrated web portal may lose the authorisation after some time. Now it's fixed.

* Some fixes have been applied for TVIP JSON API related to EPG loading in order to improve performance.


* When creating the new channel, it will be assigned with max display number. You don't need to enter it manually anymore. Anyway, the display number is still a mandatory field, when editing the exising channel.

* Config tab has been restricted, and now you may not create or delete config items, but only update them.

* Be careful: default configuration has been changed, and default database name set to tvip-tms. Pay attention on update procedure (aptitude will ask you about difference in config file, and you must keep your configuration).

New features

* Experimental feature : Home tab appears. It contains the bar chart that shows top 10 popular channels with number of viewers per channel. This feature will be improved and extended.

Well-known issues

* Please, pay attention on using the ordering feature for grid that contains more than one page. Start this feature on the first page only, if you want to edit numbering for all records in the grid.

3.0.27 (21.12.2017) [beta]


* Some fixes have been applied to Provider API. Among them the following problem has been fixed: if no entity found for id being asked, the server returns 404 status code instead of 200 code. The appropriate error description remains unchanged.


* Memory optimization and general performance improvements have been applied.

* Now display numbers for channels may be changed by using the channel editing form. The feature to adjust channel display numbers by drag-and-drop has been updated and now allows to create gaps in numbers ordering. Please, pay attention, when changing the channel display numbers in drag-and-drop mode to save the desired channels ordering.

New features

* Since this patch the server supports interaction with CAS servers. Settings for CAS servers may be specified by using the appropriate place - CAS servers tab (<server.url>/admin#cas_servers). CAS server distribution packages may be supplied by request.

* Allowed channels list may be received in m3u format by using specific path GET /channels.m3u. To get the channels list, you need to use the appropriate account login and password as basic authorization parameters.

* Experimental feature : Video-On-Demand has been updated, and now you may get TV series and movie information from TMDB service (https://www.themoviedb.org). To get info, you need to know IMDB id for the appropriate TV series or movie.

3.0.24 (29.11.2017) [beta]


* Fixed the issue, when the device gets empty list of channels, even if authorized and the proper tariff assigned.

* Some changes applied on Provider API to fix the problem on updating the device (e.g., assigning the account to newly created device).

* Some fixes have been made to image processing to improve the image quality.

* EPG import progress bar shows the current import progress correctly.


* Some improvements to increase stability and performance.

* Admin UI has been improved to make usage of Video-On-Demand (VOD) more comfortable. Now you may add posters, descriptions and remarks on series. Further improvements will follow.

* New image processing modes are applied.

* Config tab (<server.url>/admin#config_items) has been improved. Client related items are only left.

3.0.21 (13.11.2017) [beta]


* Fixed the case when authorization is required each time, when opening the integrated web-portal.


* Provider API has been improved. Now it provides more accurate validation and extra error information in JSON format. If validation fails, the response will have BadRequest HTTP code. API online documentation generated by Swagger has been updated.

* General improvements to increase stability and performance.

New features

* Experimental feature : API for Video-On-Demand has been extended and now provides full support of categories for video content.

* Experimental feature : now we provide WebSockets support for devices able to use it. This feature is enabled by default. You may disable it by using property enable_web_sockets_support on Config tab (<server.url>/admin#config_items) in case of any related troubles or you don't want to use WebSockets by any reason.

Well-known issues

* IF EPG XML file contains any data that inappropriate by validation, the EPG won't be imported.

3.0.20 (31.10.2017) [beta]


* Provider API allows to set null for some fields having any complex type (mainly, id of entity), like 'account' field for PUT /api/provider/devices/{id} request. It will work, if these fields are not mandatory, otherwise you'll get the appropriate error.


* Now list of devices assigned to account (tab Devices on <server.url>/admin#accounts) contains device type column.

* Progress bar (<server.url>/admin#epg_sources, tab Import) shows actual information on EPG source import state, including update of the existing EPG and caching. The import state will available after leaving the tab and then back.

New features

* Added toolbar that contains info on existing and the last available version of TMS. Also it displays the info about the current admin and has a drop down menu. You may use the menu to make logout and look for reference on the API documentation generated by Swagger.

* When creating a new device from the scratch, shall your device unique id match with any existing device with no account assigned, new device won`t be created, but the existing device will be assigned with the account you specified. If the existing device has any account assigned, you'll get an error with the appropriate description.

* Added channels view statistics (<server.url>/admin#device_stat_channel) as a table view.

3.0.19 (18.10.2017) [beta]


* Important fixes have been applied to Provider JSON API. Problem with PUT operations has been fixed, and now examples presented by using Swagger are fully operational and comply with actual operation of Provider API methods.

* Fixed the rarely occurred problem, when devices did not receive command notifications from the server, if such commands are sent to these devices as owned by the particular account.


* Now you may look for and try any available methods of Provider API by using Swagger web tool. It's available by web address <server.url>/swagger-ui.html . To get acces on this page, you'll require to login as TMS admin with the same login and password.

3.0.18 (16.10.2017) [beta]


* Fixed the error that did not allow to login as user in the current version of Web Portal.

* Ordering for list of channels, favorites and tariffs on JSON API has been changed, now it's based only on actual numbering specified by using admin web UI.

* Content of combo boxes now will be filtered depending upon partially entered value as it was before.


* A lot of optimizations have been applied, including caching and asynchronous operations. This improves performance and increases the server operation stability during startup and scheduled actions.

3.0.17 (04.10.2017) [beta]


* Changing the channels position ordering does not cause the short-time overall performance degradation.

* Fixed the problem, when subscriber may continue to watch TV channels even if his subscription is over. Setting the subscription stop date or removing the subscription will stop watching the TV after the date specified or immediately if deleted.

* Changing the tariff in subscription will change the channels playlist automatically for the particular subscriber.

* Now the subscription may not be created with no tariff specified.


* Server optimizations are applied for TVIP JSON API performance.

* Server cache sizes have been optimized.

* You may specified the delay time for both types of message command. Default value for Confirm message is zero, which means no timer started. Default value for Notify is 10 seconds, after the message will disappear on the TV.

New features

* Server metrics are extended with cache statistics.

* Now TMS has an integrated support of Prometheus. You may use any supported modern web-based tool, like Graphana, to monitor TMS status online.

* Base URL of TMS causes showing the admin UI no more. To open admin UI, you must enter «/admin» in addition to the base URL.

* TMS provides the current version of Web Portal available by web browser. To watch it, type base URL of your TMS server into the web browser address line.

Well-known issues

* Admin UI has no link on Provider API documentation powered by Swagger.

3.0.16 (21.09.2017) [beta]


* Command menu item captions in the accounts/devices grid context menu comply with associated actions.

* Additional tariffs are correctly considered as a part of allowable channels playlist.

* Image processing for jpeg channel logotypes fixed.

* Now image URL will be generated only if the valid image exists.


* Server optimizations are applied for TVIP JSON API performance.

* Server logging has been improved.

* Now XML TV based EPG may contains no specific tags for channel. For correct processing, it will be enough if the program contains particular channel name.

* Device quick binding settings on the provider may be overridden by specifying the parameter for the particular device type.

New features

* Now devices will be automatically informed, when the provider free tariff or device type specific free tariffs are created, changed or deleted.

3.0.15 (13.09.2017) [beta]


* Fixed applying the filter on date columns like start and stop columns of the EPG events grid.

New features

* Now channels may be disabled/enabled by using the context menu.

* Quick commands to refresh or reload device may be sent to particular devices/accounts by using context menu from the appropriate grid.

* Now you may search channels, devices, accounts, etc. by entering value into the quick search field in the upper right corner.

Well-known issues

* To see the result of channels enabling/disabling, it may require to refresh the grid manually.

Versions before than 3.0.15 have no change log records

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