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This document illustrates detailed video sessions on installing and configuring iVend add-on for SAP Business One.

For details on iVend – SAP ERP integration using PI server, please refer to SAP Retail integration scenarios with iVend Retail

iVend Components


There are five components that may be installed in an iVend implementation with SAP Business One as ERP.

1. Enterprise Server

The Enterprise Server is where enterprise information is entered and where settings are made that affect all stores in the system. The Enterprise Server is where data from all stores is consolidated.

2. Store Server

The Store Server is where information is entered about each store and where settings are made affecting the behavior and limitations of each user and each Point of Sale register. Master record information is synchronized to and from the Enterprise Server at this server. This primarily install database for the store and the replication service on the machine.

3. Point of Sale

Each register has a point of sale client installed through which all forms of sales transactions are conducted.

4. SAP Business One Integration Service

SAP Business One Integration Service provides the setting and means to communicate data to and from the Enterprise Server and to monitor that activity.

5. Management Console

Management console connects to either Enterprise Server or Store Server for proving the User Interface for the data store on these servers. Based on the database server it is connected to, from Management Console settings for the Enterprise or Store can be defined. Inventory transactions including inventory movement, pricing and discounts can be managed from this User Interface.

iVend Retail and SAP Business One are normally configured at a central location, typically the Head Office. Retailers prefer to configure these applications on 2 separate servers with the iVend Retail server having a static IP (one that can be searched on the Internet). This is done so that the store servers are able to ‘locate’ the central iVend Retail server, called iVend Enterprise, for the purposes of integration and replication.

iVend Addon Installation in SAP Business One

This video demonstrates the registration and installation of the iVend Retail Add-on in SAP Business One.



Retail Warehouse Accounting Setup

This video demonstration covers the System Initialisation, Warehouse and Accounting requirements within SAP Business One for the iVend Retail Solution.

Topics include: General Settings, Document Settings, Currency and Tax requirements, Banking Setup and the Warehouse configuration steps.

Retail Settings Initialisation

This demonstration covers the Retail Settings, Tender configuration and Retail Initialisation processes that are required to enable the integration between SAP Business One and the iVend Retail solution.

Retail Transactions in SAP Business One

This video reviews the transactions that are created within SAP Business One as a result of the integration with iVend Retail and from the generation of entries processed in the iVend Management Console and at the POS. Transactions reviewed include Purchasing, Standard Sales, Special Orders, Refunds and associated Payments. The session also reviews the Transaction Reconciliation Report.

SAP Business One PO and SO Integration With IVend Retail

This video demonstrates how the automatic creation of Purchase Orders and Sales Orders are generated within iVend Retail from SAP Business One as a result of the integration.

SAP Business One UDF Integration with iVend Retail

This video demonstrates creation of User Defined Fields in SAP Business One and its integration with iVend Retail.

SAP B1 to iVend Price Setup & Special Pricing

This topic covers Price setup and Special Pricing and demonstrates how these are integrated from SAP Business One to iVend Retail.

SAP B1 – iVend Monitoring Integration Services

Monitoring Integration Services between SBO & iVend. This topic covers the Monitoring of Integration Services between SAP Business One and iVend Retail and includes an exercise on troubleshooting a “Failed Event”.

SAP Business One – iVend Alerts & Till Variance Log

This video demonstration covers the requirements for the Alerts Setup within SAP Business One and then looks in detail at the Till Variance Log.

SAP Business One Kits Setup & Assembly Details

This video presentation covers the setup of Kits and the Assembly Details in iVend Retail with specific reference to the integration of SAP Business One.

Installation Preparations


Before installing add-ons with SAP Business One Add-On Administration, you should:

  • Create a backup file of all your company’s production databases.
  • Check all hardware and software requirements as per the list given in “Hardware Software Specifications Guide
  • SQL Server 2008 and its services are up and running

For more information on SAP Business One setup for iVend Retail, please visit CitiXsys Knowledge Portal. You can download the trial product, access documentations, videos, knowledge articles and collaborate with other users.

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