Magnetic Stripe Reader Settings (OPOS)

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

Xenial PortalData ManagementOrdering SettingsHardwarePeripherals

  1. From the Peripheral Type dropdown, select MSR.

  2. From the Peripheral Schema dropdown, select MSR.

  3. From the Connection Type dropdown, select OPOS.

  4. Select Continue.

  5. Locate the Peripheral Type section.

    • Set the Active toggle to Active if the device record is available for use at the site.

    • Multi-site users: Select the globe icon located to the right of the field to define values for each site.

  6. 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.

  7. Locate the Connection Configuration section.

    • In the Logical Name field, identify 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.