BOSS

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The integration automatically creates and maintains the school's users in BOSS. BOSS is a barcode / RFID based registration system that links all loans directly to the individual student to the library. The BOSS integration allows BOSS to retrieve data from the UMS web server

Prerequisites

Module requirements

UMS

What to have ready

An opened firewall directly into the UMS. Typically port 80 or 443

Installation

In order for BOSS to retrieve data from UMS, use the web service username and password that can be found here Settings -> Web services

Boss websetup.png

Enter a username and a password. Must be at least 16 characters. This screen defines the username and password used for all UMS web services. If this changes, all systems retrieving from UMS Web Services will be updated.

All communication will run through the url "http://<URL>/WebServicesAnonymous/Boss.asmx"

Template Setting

Create a BOSS setting than will be attached to a template. BOSS can only retrieve data from the templates that have an option attached.

Boss templateeditor.png

UMS will generate a department code when pressing Generate. department code must be used in BOSS to retrieve data.

Technical settings

FAQ