Barcode Scanner Settings

To define settings for a barcode scanner:

Xenial PortalData ManagementOrdering SettingsHardwarePeripherals

  1. From the Peripheral Type dropdown, select Barcode Scanner.

  2. From the Peripheral Schema dropdown, select the model of the scanner.

  3. From the Connection Type dropdown, select the type of connection the scanner uses.

  4. Select Continue.

  5. Locate the Peripheral Type section.

    • Set the Active toggle to Active if the scanner record 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.

  6. Locate the Peripheral Configuration section.

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

    • The Vendor and Model fields are automatically populated with values that correspond to the selected Peripheral Schema.

  7. Locate the Connection Configuration section.

    Define the provided settings for the device connection type.

    Connection Type



    • In the Logical Name field, identify 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.


    • In the VID field, type the 16-bit vendor ID of the device.

    • In the PID field, type the 16-bit product ID of the device.