2 CribMaster Advantage Support Options www. cribmaster. com/vending ftp CribMaster Advantage Support Options ftp.ecribmaster.com/pub Videos - ftp.ecribmaster.com/pub/documentation/videos/ Technical Support CRIB-CMS CribMaster Support portal –
3 ATR Concepts ATR stands for “Automated Tool Room” The same ATR version is used on all CribMaster vending machines.Within the Advantage model, all vending machines must connect as a Web Service.ATR allows the connected Crib Number to be configured.ATR allows Options for different software functions/behaviors.
4 ATR ConfigurationSelect the appropriate Machine, click the Right Arrow and enter the Crib Number.Click SAVE, a message may appear confirming a restart of ATR. Click OK.
5 ATR ConfigurationSelect Data-Source, confirm WEB SERVICE as the Database Provider Type. Enter the URL to your hosted database.Click the OK to SAVE
10 ADMIN Functions ADJUST COUNT RECEIVE OPTIONS SETUP MODE Allows changes to quantities.COUNTAllows changes to quantities based on accounting proceduresRECEIVEAllows restocking of the vending machine.OPTIONSAllows configuration of ATRSETUP MODEAllows additions and modifications of employees
11 Connected vs. Disconnected Mode ATR ConfigurationConnected vs. Disconnected ModeClick the OK to SAVE
12 ATR Connected vs. Disconnected Mode Employees can Issue products in either mode. (Disconnected mode 1 – 2 days)Administrative functions such as ADJUST and RECEIVE are only available in Connected Mode.When in Disconnected mode some buttons will not appear.Running in disconnected mode for many days can cause confusion. The data displayed in CribMaster Client may not be current.
13 Methods of Employee Authentication Password – Defined in CribMaster ClientEmployee BadgesBadges and PasswordsProx Badge Reader(includes I-Button)Barcode ReaderMag-Stripe Reader
14 Badge ReadersBadge Readers come in three basic types: Bar-Code, Mag Stripe and Prox.
16 Prox. badge manufactures supported by Cribmaster
17 Login and Badge Authentication Due to the variety of badge types and badge readers, CribMaster will need to test a sample badge from the customer in order to mount the proper badge reader.Embedded badge codes are more complex than a simple string of characters. Codes are hexi-decimal and often segmented into sections.
18 ATR OptionsATR has two types of OPTIONS. Default Options and Machine Options. Default Options change the behavior of ATR while Machine Options change the behavior of the machine.
19 CribMaster ATR Options Video Presentation:How to change ATR Options
20 CribMaster ATR Options Key ATR Options related to CribMaster Advantage:DEFAULTEMPLOYEE Define an Employee IDDOWNLOADINTERVAL (Leave as default) Default is 3600 Seconds (1 Hr.)RESTRICTCOLUMNLAYOUT Set to TRUE if you want ATR columns to lockUPLOADINTERVAL (Leave as default) Default is 60 SecondsWEBSERVICEURL (Web Service) Must be populated for automatic upgrades of ATRCOSTCENTERS Refer to CribMaster Cost Center documentationALLOWCARDVIEW TRUE will enable the display of JPG imagesALLOWCAROUSELVIEW TRUE will enable a scrolling display of JPG imagesALLOWGRIDVIEW (Default) TRUE will display the standard employee listHOGSCREEN(Do not change) ATR will fill the entire display area with no controlsLISTBYITEM TRUE collapses the Issue Screen from a BIN listing to an Item listingSHOWLOGINLIST If False, the Login screen displays “PLEASE SCAN YOUR BADGE”SITEFILTERING Must be TRUE when using CribMaster AdvantageTIMEOUT Time (in seconds) of no screen activity before automatic logoutLANGUAGES Refer to Language Support documentationOPENONAUTHENICATION (W/S) Unlock door automatically after successful login
21 Best PracticesWhile on an installation, don’t change SHOWLOGINLIST to True if you don’t have a working badge with ADMIN rights.Make Sure you set the WEB SERVICE URL. This allows automatic downloads of new ATR versions. Usually this is the same URL as the Data-Source.