Tag: Self-check

Self-Check Web Based Application
Disclaimer This web app is using several Alma APIs and in order to have it working you will need to disable CORS as described below. Note that this is not the preferred way of using APIs and communicating information as described in the blog entry here: https://developers.exlibrisgroup.com/blog/Alma-Analytics-Data-in-a-Google-Chart#CORS To disable CORS - start the browser in…

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Newcastle Stunnel manual installing stunnel on centos 6
Stunnel install instructions for Centos Linux 6.6 to the Alma Sandbox Alma uses Stunnel in workstation mode on a server. Selfcheck units connect to it and each have a unique digital certificate. Stunnel will open a stream of encrypted communications to the Alma database and each communication is stamped with the unique certificate. This is…

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Newcastle Stunnel manual Changing 3M Selfchecks
What do we change on the 3M selfcheck units to use the stunnel server? Go to the admin web page on each unit and click on NETWORK. Scroll down to the Host Communications section and change TCP Port: Use the port you have decided in Stunnel.conf for that particular selfcheck. Host Address: In our case…

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Using a single stunnel instance serving multiple self-check machines
We are using a single Stunnel instance, serving multiple self-check machines. In the beginning we were running Stunnel on a PC. There was no problem with the way that this operated but this isn’t a very stable thing to do: PCs often crash and there was a possibility that someone could switch it off. These…

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3M and FETechnologies self-check with Alma
We run Stunnel directly on each of the Self-Checks and Returns Chutes, all machines that its installed on are allowed direct access to alma.exlibrisgroup.com via 6443. Our Stunnel configuration looks as following: ; ************************************************************************** ; * Global options * ; ************************************************************************** ; Debugging stuff (may useful for troubleshooting) debug = 7 output = stunnel.log ;…

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3M Self-check and Stunnel setup with Alma
We operate an individual stunnel install per self-check machine. We decided to do it this way - rather than set up one Stunnel server for all self-check machines - because of the following reasons: No single point of failure with stunnel installed on each self-check machine. No need to provision a Linux VM, would be…

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