1.Double click on the shortcut icon of the AutoCount POS 5.0 on your Desktop.
2.A Welcome and configuration wizard will prompt. Click Next to proceed.
3.Select the desired database option. Click Next to proceed.
Standalone Database: create a new database (empty); choose this option if both frontend and backend is installed in same machine;
Attach Existing Database: link to an existing account book either stored in this machine or other machine in a network / internet. (In this helpfile, we will choose Standalone Database)
4.As Frontend and Backend having a different database in Autocount POS 5, therefore although we have created a company in Backend, we still have to create a new company for frontend as well.
1.Basic InformationNew Company Name: key in the company name for the new account book (database).
Database Name: by default, the system will assign a initial name "AED_" followed by the first word of the company name. You may change the assigned database name as you wish.
Database Folder: the default database folder path is "C:/AutoCount Data". You may change the drive but it's advisable to keep the folder name 'AutoCount Data'. 2.Database Server LocationServer Name: key in the PC name of the server, or click on Get Available Server to select the server name (e.g. POS-PC\A2006). You may also choose or key in the server name of your local machine, e.g. (local)\A2006.
Use Default SA Account and Password: this is to use the default setting set by AutoCount so that you don't have to create/remember the password. By default, this option is selected, and it is recommended to keep it.
Use the Following User Name and Password: this option is meant for advanced users that do not want to use the defaulted SA Account and Password.
Test Connection: click on this to test the connection with SQL Server. Message will be prompted should the connection is successful / failed. 3.Predefined Country Banknote and Coin Series (For Close Counter Use)
Choose your country transaction currency. (For this Help File, our company name will be POS 5 Sdn Bhd (FE) where FE means Frontend; and our Predefined Country Banknote and Coin Series will be Malaysia.)
5.Click Finish on this screen to complete the configuration for Frontend.
6.Click OK for on this screen.
7.Click OK for this screen.
8.Click OK for this screen and perform first sync.
9.Next screen is wizard for us to create a POS Sync. Click on Sync Configuration to create sync profile.
10.POS Terminal Wizard prompts. Click Next to continue; or click ‘How to Setup POS Sync’ for the guide on how to set up Sync Profile; or you may also refer to AutoCount POS Sync Monitor.
11.Fill in the Server IP Address and Sync Service Port that been jotted down during the POS Sync Profile setup, and click Next. You may also refer to step 9 of POS Sync Monitor help file.
12.Select the Terminal to be synced, click Next and Finish.