The NiceLabel Label Cloud channel enables the users to connect to the on-premises computers that are available on the NiceLabel Label Cloud network. The channel can be used for printing orders.


The following figure illustrates how Movilitas.Cloud is integrated with NiceLabel Label Cloud.



With this channel, you can perform the following:

  1. Connect Movilitas.Cloud to the NiceLabel Label Cloud network.
  2. Add the computers that are available on the NiceLabel Label Cloud network. 
  3. Select the computers to view the labels and printers on the computers that can be used for printing the labels.


Currently, the NiceLabel Label Cloud channel can be used in the following applications:

  • Manufacturer for Pharma
  • Serialized Manufacturing


List of Procedures


Creating a NiceLabel Label Cloud Channel


When creating a NiceLabel Label Cloud channel, you establish a connection between Movilitas.Cloud and the NiceLabel cloud instance of your company.


Before You Begin


Make sure that:

  • You or your company has a NiceLabel Label Cloud business account and a cloud instance.
  • You can access the NiceLabel Control Center of the cloud instance and you have generated a cloud integration key.
  • You have signed up on the NiceLabel API developer portal at https://developerportal.onnicelabel.com/ and you have a subscription to the NiceLabel Label Cloud API product.


For more information, see Configuring NiceLabel Label Cloud.


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. Click the + icon (Create channel). The application displays the Create channel dialog.


5. Select 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.


6. Enter a name for the channel and select NiceLabel Label Cloud as the source.


7. Click Create Channel.


The application informs you about the additional costs. After confirming the creation, the application displays the Edit Channel page:

  • NiceLabel Label Cloud settings panel
  • Assets and Print history tabs


Example:



8. Provide the NiceLabel Label Cloud settings as explained in the table below:


ParameterAction
Primary key subscription from developer portalEnter the primary key of your subscription to the NiceLabel Label Cloud API product. You can find the key on your profile page after signing in to the NiceLabel API developer portal at https://developerportal.onnicelabel.com/.
Cloud Integration Key from NiceLabel Control CenterEnter the cloud integration key that was generated in the NiceLabel Control Center of your cloud instance. To find or generate the key, go to NiceLabel Control Center --> Applications --> Cloud Integrations page.

Note: If you do not have access to the NiceLabel Control Center, contact the system administrator of your company.


9. Leave the Add computer field blank.


10. Click Save Settings.


Example:



Next Steps


Go to NiceLabel Control Center --> Applications --> Cloud Integrations page and check if the integration with Movilitas.Cloud was successful. In the Status column next to the cloud integration key, the NiceLabel Control Center displays the subscribed developer name and email address.


Example:



If the cloud integration is successful, download the configuration file for the NiceLabel Automation Manager that you need to run on the Windows computer hosting the printers and labels.



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Downloading the Configuration File for the NiceLabel Automation Manager


After the NiceLabel Label Cloud channel is set up, download the .misx configuration file and run it in the NiceLabel Automation Manager on your Windows computer.


The configuration file contains all the triggers that Movilitas.Cloud needs when communicating with the computer hosting the printers and labels.


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. To search for a NiceLabel Label Cloud channel, use the search criteria field and the filters:

  • Enter the channel name in the search criteria field.
  • Select the status.
  • Select NiceLabel Label Cloud as the source.
  • Select Business channel as the type.


5. 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 NiceLabel Label Cloud settings, the Assets tab, and the Print history tab.


6. Click Download configuration on the top-right corner of the NiceLabel Label Cloud settings panel.


Example:



7. Select a location and download the .misx configuration file to your computer.


Next Steps

Start the NiceLabel Automation Manager on your Windows computer, open the configuration file, and start the triggers. For more information, see Configuring NiceLabel Label Cloud.


After the triggers are running, you can add the Windows computer to the NiceLabel Label Cloud channel in Movilitas.Cloud. For more information, see Adding Computers to the NiceLabel Label Cloud Channel.


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Adding Computers to the NiceLabel Label Cloud Channel


You can add the computers of the NiceLabel Label Cloud network to the NiceLabel Label Cloud channel in Movilitas.Cloud.


After adding the computers:

  • Movilitas.Cloud can check if the computer is responsive.
  • Movilitas.Cloud can request the asset information and the print history.


Before You Begin


For each computer, verify that the triggers are running in the NiceLabel Automation Manager.


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. To search for a NiceLabel Label Cloud channel, use the search criteria field and the filters:

  • Enter the channel name in the search criteria field.
  • Select the status.
  • Select NiceLabel Label Cloud as the source.
  • Select Business channel as the type.


5. 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 NiceLabel Label Cloud settings, the Assets tab, and the Print history tab.


6. In the Add computer field, enter the computer name that hosts the printers and labels, and then click Add


For the name of your Windows computer, go to Control Panel --> System and Security --> System.

The application displays the list of computers that can be removed by clicking the icon (Remove computer).

Example:



7. Go to the Assets tab and refresh the connection status by clicking on the status message to verify that you are connected to the NiceLabel automation.


8. Select a computer in the drop-down. The application displays the communication status and the labels and printers hosted by the computer.


Note: When a computer is added to or removed from the list, the drop-down is automatically refreshed.


Example:



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Viewing the Assets


You can monitor the status of the connection to the NiceLabel automation and the status of the computer. You can also view the labels and printers hosted by the selected computer.


To get the information above, Movilitas.Cloud calls the triggers of the Movilitas configuration file running in the NiceLabel Automation Manager.


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. To search for a NiceLabel Label Cloud channel, use the search criteria field and the filters:

  • Enter the channel name in the search criteria field.
  • Select the status.
  • Select NiceLabel Label Cloud as the source.
  • Select Business channel as the type.


5. 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 NiceLabel Label Cloud settings, the Assets tab, and the Print history tab.


6. Go to the Assets tab and refresh the connection status by clicking on the status message to verify that you are connected to the NiceLabel automation.

 

7. Select a computer in the drop-down. The application displays the communication status and the labels and printers hosted by the computer.


If the computer is not responding or the connection to the NiceLabel automation is lost, verify the following:

  • The NiceLabel Automation Manager is running with the Movilitas configuration .misx file.
  • All the triggers are running in the NiceLabel Automation Manager.


Example:



8. Click on one of the labels in the label list to view the details.


Note: You can design the labels in the NiceLabel Designer tool. To make them visible on the NiceLabel Label Cloud channel page, you need to put the labels in the following folder on your Windows computer: C:\NiceLabel - Movilitas.Cloud\Labels. You can also save the labels to the NiceLabel network storage. For more information, see Configuring NiceLabel Label Cloud.


The application displays a window with a preview of the label design, the default printer, the dimensions of the labels, and the parameters (variables) of the label.


Example:



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Viewing the Print History 


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. To search for a NiceLabel Label Cloud channel, use the search criteria field and the filters:

  • Enter the channel name in the search criteria field.
  • Select the status.
  • Select NiceLabel Label Cloud as the source.
  • Select Business channel as the type.


5. 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 NiceLabel Label Cloud settings, the Assets tab, and the Print history tab.


6. Select the Print history tab. The application displays the printing logs related to the selected computer.


Example:



7. Click > (Expand) to view the details of the specific print operation:


Example:

 

FieldDescription
StatusThe status of the printing. The value is Success (check mark) or Error (!).
Create datetimeThe date and time of the printing operation.
Order nameThe order name.
Order locationThe order location (application and action).
ComputerThe computer where the printing job was sent.
LabelThe used label template file.
PrinterThe printer where the printing job was executed.


8. Optionally, use the action buttons on the right edge, as needed.

  • To view the details of the order, click the Info icon. The application displays the data of each label.
  • To resend the order, click the Resend icon. For failed orders, resolve the issue first and then resend the order.


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