Adobe Flash - End of Life

Adobe flash became EOL on Jan 1,2021 and has been removed from most browsers. The following instructions can be used to activate flash again for Data Services Portal

  • Download and install Firefox ESR
  • Create a file named mms.cfg with the following contents:

Place the file in the following directories:

  C:\Windows\SysWow64\Macromed\Flash (64bit Windows)
  C:\Windows\System32\Macromed\Flash (32bit Windows)


This directory may not exist and must be created

Warning: don't let Windows notepad add the .txt extension to the file, ensure the filename is mms.cfg and not mms.cfg.txt

     Data Services Portal - Quick Start Guide

Interface metrics changes

Data Services portal provides metrics for all active (up) interfaces.

The interface to Vocus shows detailed metrics for input & output traffic, errors and discards:

  • Utilisation (in & out)
  • Bits (in & out)
  • Percent Errors (in & out)
  • Percent Discards (in & out)

Metrics on all other interfaces are an aggregated summary