The Graphic West system is one of the printing systems that print the serials generated from SAP ATTP or Serial Number Management (SNM) systems. In the Movilitas.Cloud application, you can create Graphic West channel that will establish a connection to the Graphic West system over an FTP server.


With this channel, you can perform the following functions:


  1. Configure the FTP server and enter the FTP setting details in the channel while creating the Graphic West channel.
  2. Create the printing orders using the Manufacturer application and upload the .CSV file to the FTP server.


Currently, the Graphic West channel can be used in the following applications:


  • Manufacturer for Pharma application


For more information on the general channel actions, see Managing Channels for a Tenant (Overview).


Procedure


1. Go to Movilitas.Cloud Console --> My tenants.

2. Select the tenant or click Open tenant next to it.

3. On the Tenant Dashboard, select the Channels tab. The application displays the list of channels assigned to the tenant.



4. Depending on your setup, create a new Graphic West channel or modify an existing one. Follow one of the procedures described in the table below.


#Create a ChannelModify an Existing Channel
4.1Click the + icon (Create channel). The application displays the Create channel dialog.

To search for a Graphic West channel, use the search criteria field and the filters:

  • Enter the channel name in the search criteria field.
  • Select the status.
  • Select Graphic West as the source.
  • Select Business channel as the type.
4.2Select Business channel as the type and click Create

The application displays the Create Channel page with an empty form to give the basic parameters of the channel.
To view the channel information, click the edit icon (Edit channel) next to the channel.

The application displays the Edit Channel page with the current channel settings.
4.3Enter a name for the channel and select Graphic West as the source.
4.4

Click Create Channel.


The application informs you about the additional costs. After confirming the creation, the application displays the Edit Channel page with a form where you can provide the connection details for the channel.



Example when creating a Graphic West channel:



Example when opening an existing Graphic West channel:




5. Provide the Graphic West (FTP) connection settings as explained in the table below:


ParameterDescription
FTP HostEnter the FTP host (IP or URI address).
FTP PortEnter the FTP port.
FTP UsernameEnter the FTP username.
FTP PasswordEnter the FTP password.
Secure connectionSelect the checkbox to ensure that the connection is secure.


6. Click Save Settings.


7. Validate the connection to the FTP server by clicking FTP Connection Check button. The application displays the result and if something goes wrong, displays the reason.


If there is a connection error, make sure that you are connected to the Internet and you provide the correct data for your FTP server.


8. (Optional) If needed, change the name of the channel and click Save Channel.


Next Steps


Configure the printing destination in the Manufacturer for Pharma application with the Graphic West channel.