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Xenial Portal Data Management Ordering Settings Hardware Terminals

To create a terminal:

  1. From the Terminals homepage, select New Terminal.

  2. From the menu pane on the left, select a page and define the respective settings.

    The following introduces the pages of the Terminals editor.




    Define general settings about a terminal including its name and assigned terminal scheme.


    Associate peripheral devices with the terminal, including printers, cash drawers, scanners, and line displays.

  3. From the upper-right of the screen, select Save.


From the General page of the Terminals editor, define general settings for a terminal:



Terminal Name

Type a name for the terminal.

Terminal Number

Type the terminal number.


Toggle to Active if the terminal record is available to use at company sites.

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

Terminal Scheme

From the dropdown, select the terminal scheme to assign to the terminal.


Type the location at the site where the physical terminal is located.

Tender Button Max

Type the maximum number of pay type buttons to display on the Tender screen at the POS.

If the number of pay type buttons exceeds this value, a More button is added to the Tender screen. The cashier selects More to access the additional pay type buttons that are not displayed.

Operate with Drawer Open

Toggle to On to allow the cashier to perform transactions while the physical cash drawer is open.

Change Due Override Timeout (Seconds)

Type the number of seconds to display the Change Due popup before displaying the Close button.

  • In the event communication is disrupted, the cashier selects Close to close the Change Due popup and return to the previous screen.

  • Valid values are 0-99. The default is 30.

Override Cash Threshold Site Preference

Toggle to Yes to allow this terminal to override the Cash Threshold value defined for the site.

In the Cash Threshold Value field, type the maximum currency amount to keep in the drawer before the cashier is prompted to perform a Cash Pull. To disable this prompt, type 0 in this field.

Allow Multiple Screens

Toggle to On if the terminal can operate with multiple displays (Windows and Android only). For example, a terminal might use a second display for order confirmation.

When toggled On, add the browser URLs for multiple displays:

  1. From the upper-right of the Secondary Displays section, select Add Set.

  2. From the lower-left of the Secondary Displays Set Options window, select +Add URL.

  3. In the URLs field, type the URL for the display content.

  4. Press Enter on the keyboard.

  5. After the URL(s) are added, select Save & Close.


From the Peripherals page of the Terminals editor, associate peripheral devices with a terminal.

From each dropdown, select the specific peripheral device.

  • Dual cash drawers are only supported in Employee Banking Mode. See Drawers.

  • To the right of the Order Confirmation Board field, select Filtered Destinations to identify the order destinations to display on the peripheral device.

  • If a physical keyboard is attached to the terminal, toggle Physical Keyboard to On.