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Magnetic Stripe Reader (OPOS)

Xenial Cloud Portal Data Management Ordering Settings Hardware Peripherals

To define settings for a magnetic stripe reader (MSR) with an OPOS connection:

  1. From the upper-right of the Peripherals area, select New Peripheral.

  2. From the Peripheral Type dropdown, select MSR.

  3. From the Peripheral Schema dropdown, select MSR.

  4. From the Connection Type dropdown, select OPOS.

  5. Select Continue.

  6. Locate the Peripheral Type section.

    • Toggle Active to Active if the device is available for use at the site.

    • Multi-site users: To the right of the field, select the globe icon to define values for each site.

  7. Locate the Peripheral Configuration section.

    • In the Peripheral Name field, type a name for the device.

    • From the Vendor dropdown, select the vendor associated with the device.

    • From the Model dropdown, select the device model.

  8. Locate the Connection Configuration section.

    • In the Logical Name field, type the name of the file that is linked to the physical device name. The file name specifies the address and physical connection of the device to the system.

    • In the Host Name field, type the name of the host associated with the device.

    • In the Port field, type the port number that is used to connect to the device.

    • From the Log Level dropdown, select the desired level of logging to save to the log file for troubleshooting purposes.

    • From the Transfer Protocol dropdown, select the applicable transfer protocol: HTTP or HTTPS.

    • In the Startup Delay field, type the number of seconds to delay during system startup. The startup delay provides drivers and other dependencies sufficient time to load.