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Create an app connector, user and token (AFAS Remote)

Create the system user that is used for communication.

Next, unblock the app connector and create a token for the system user.

Contents

Add and authorise a command line user

In every environment that you want to access using the connector, you specify one command line user. If an environment already contains a user for whom the Command line check box is selected, you can use this user for AFAS Remote as well.

To add a command line user:

  1. Start Profit.
  2. Log in to the environment.
  3. Go to: General / Management / Authorisation tool.
  4. Go to: User / New system user.

    App_Conn GS Lokaal gebruiker toevoegen en autoriseren - menu

  5. Enter the user name in the User field.
  6. Enter the description.
  7. Enter the password.

    The connector user must always have a strong password.

  8. Click on: Next.
  9. Select the Command line check box.
  10. Click on: Finish.
Create a token

AFAS Remote uses tokens for the authentication. A token is a unique key for the combination of an environment, a device and a command line user.

If you want to replace an existing token, delete the old token of the user in question and create a new token.

To unblock an app connector:

  1. Go to:General / Management / App connector.
  2. Open the properties of the app connector AFAS Remote.
  3. Deselect the Blocked check box. This is a one-time step if you are new to AFAS Remote.

To create a token:

  1. Go to the tab: User tokens.
  2. Click on: New.
  3. Select the user.
  4. Enter the description. This must be unique.
  5. Click on: Next.

    You see the generated token.

  6. Click on: Copy. Use this action to copy the token to the Clipboard.

  7. Click on: Finish.
  8. Start Microsoft Notepad on your local system.
  9. Paste the token.

    App_Cnr Eigen App connector handmatig token toevoegen - gebruiker

  10. Save the file as token.xml.

    Use a file location that can be accessed using the command line. You can use a different file name (instead of token.xml), but it should always have the extension .txt or .xml.

Directly to

  1. Configure the AFAS Remote command line
  2. Configure a queue
  3. Authorise the queue menu options
  4. Check the systems requirements for AFAS Remote
  5. Authorise AFAS Remote
  6. Create an app connector, user and token
  7. Retrieve the AFAS Remote tool and record settings
  8. Manage AFAS Remote

Process

Command line

Work area

app