Expo Logic badge[on]demand Configuration

An administrator can set up the integration between the Aptify and Expo Logic badge[on]demand so the staff users and attendees can benefit from both systems exchanging data with one another. The feature can be enabled or disabled by an administrator at any time. For more information Expo Logic Attributes and Fields in Aptify, see Knowing Expo Logic Attributes and Fields in Aptify.

Following are the steps to be followed for integrating the Expo Logic badge[on]demand in your Aptify environment:

  1. Backup your database before starting the installation process. 
  2. Download the 'Expo Logic' setup and unzip its contents in your environment.
  3. Browse to the location of the installation files, right-click the Setup application file, and select the Run As Administrator option to launch the integration setup.
  4. Enter login information for your database server. Specify an account with system administrator privileges to both the Aptify database and SQL Server. The user should also be tied to a Developer license to ensure that the setup can perform such tasks as entity creation when needed.
  5. Review the Installation welcome screen and click Next to continue.
    Welcome Screen
  6. On the Client Config screen, enter the 'Client Key' and 'Client Code' values.

    The 'Client Key' and 'Client Code' values will be unique for each association to integrate Expo Logic feature.

    Client Config Screen

  7. Review the 'Client Key' and 'Client Code' values on the install screen and click Finish.
  8. If the installation is:
    • Successful - Click OK
    • Successful with a warning - It is recommended to review the detailed information provided in the log file.
    • Failed - Review the information in the Event viewer, resolve the issues and try again later. 

 

Post Installation Configurations

An administrator can perform the below configurations after the setup has been installed successfully:

Adding Users to Group

An administrator must add the user profiles to the 'BadgeOnDemandServiceCaller' group to use the Expo Logic badge[on]demand feature. Users under this group will only have the permissions to work with this feature. See Assigning Users to Groups.

Badge On Demand Configurations

After installation, Badge on Demand Configurations entity is created with the Database objects for Events, Badges, and Sessions. Each database object has a relevant field that helps to send default field parameters to Expo Logic or restrict to selected fields. For more information on the list of fields and parameters, see Data Exchange between Aptify and Expo Logic badge[on]demand.

Updating Expo Logic Badge[on]Demand Attributes

An Administrator can update the Client Code and Client Key attributes if there any new values provided by Expo Logic for an association in the future. For more information Expo Logic Attributes in Aptify, see Knowing Expo Logic Attributes and Fields in Aptify.

 

 

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