SAPB1 On-Premise Add-on 3.1.x Installation OR Upgrade

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This article explains the add­on setup procedure in SAP B1 to facilitate SAP B1 integration with other applications using APPSeCONNECT.

Note: If you have an older version of APPSeCONNECT Add-on then you need to uninstall that first and then install it.

Part A: Installation of APPSeCONNECT On-premise Add-on 3.x in SAP B1:

Steps to install the Add-On in the required company of SAP B1 is as follows -

  • Make sure that the installation folder of SAP B1 Add-on has read/write permission.
  • Go to the following path in SAP B1: Administration -> Add-Ons -> Add-On Administration
  • Click on Register Add-On button to start the installation of the APPSeCONNECT Add-on. The following screen will appear.

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  • Select the path for “.ard” file (in the sandbox/server) in the Registration Data File section as highlighted above. (Select the proper path to install the Add-on)
  • Check “Install as part of Registration” checkbox and then click on the OK button.

The following window will appear -

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  • Click on the Next button to complete the installation of the Add-On in the SAP B1 Company.

Part B: Configuring the APPSeCONNECT Add-On in SAP B1 Company:

  • Select the status of Add-On as Automatic/Manual/Mandatory/Disable from “Default Group” as per your requirement.

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  • Click on the User Preferences tab of the Add-On Administration window.
  • Assign your desired preferences.

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  • Click on the Update button.
  • Now refresh and re-login into your SAP B1 Company

Part C: Starting and Stopping the APPSeCONNECT Add-On in SAP B1 Client:

If the User Preference for the Add-on is set to Manual for you then the following steps are required to start it. Administration -> Add-Ons -> Add-On Manager -> Installed Add-Ons and start the Add-On.

Alternatively, it should get started automatically if the User Preference for the Add-on is set to Automatic.

Note: Whether it is manual or automatic, the add-on will be installed on the clients on its first run in both the cases.

After successful connection, the status of the APPSeCONNECT Add-On will be updated to Connected.

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  • Check the followings to ensure the Add-On is installed and working successfully.
  • Check whether Web Item Master Data has been created properly under the Inventory module of SAP B1 as shown below or not.

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Check whether the following field Connection to support multiple connections (connect multiple e-commerce with a single SAP B1 company) feature is created or not.

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  • Ensure that all the UDFs have been created properly in SAP B1. Refer to the document User Defined Fields in APPSeCONNECT Add-On for the same.
  • Once the Add-on is installed successfully and confirmed as explained above, deploy the stored procedure 3.x to complete this process.

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