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SAP Business One B1i SSL Integration Installation (Details)

See my video on the B1i installation process including my AutoSSL tool by clicking here.

Main SAP Note 2019275 (click for link)
NOTE: This article has been adapted from the main SAP note and expanded upon based on several installations.

Prerequisites

  1. You need to have B1i installed
  2. You need the current .keystore password located at: C:\Program Files (x86)\SAP\SAP Business One Integration\IntegrationServer\Tomcat\conf\server.xml
  3. Search the XML document for the keystorePass attribute. Default that I have observed has been sapB1iP
  4. You need a domain name associated with your raw IP address. IE, mobile.lhimports.com as an example. This must resolve to their static IP address with an A record in the subdomains DNS.

Initialize OpenSSL

  1. Go to: http://slproweb.com/products/Win32OpenSSL.html
  2. Download and install Visual C++ 2008 Redistributables (x64)
  3. Download and install Win64 OpenSSL v1.0.2d Light
  4. Install everything with default settings
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SAP Business One: EFT Bank File Format (Electronic Funds Transfer)

Since SAP Business One 9.0 I had been hearing about new EFT capabilities built right into the system and I had a client request this feature so I decided to really dig into the subject. So after a LOT of investigation and testing I will summarize in plain English what I found.

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(NOTE: my focus here is on EFT files, NOT bank reconciliation files but SBO can do this as well. I will attempt to note this whenever possible.)

SAP Business One Has a Really Well Thought Out EFT System

It’s hard to find and understand but it is well thought out once you get the hang of it. It can do EFT files for payment, import files for bank reconciliation and generate CSV files in specific format for any other file type you would want to work with. I was using it specifically for an EFT outgoing payment file to a bank for payments.
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Tips & Tricks: Inventory Audit Report Doesn’t Match GL Balance

At some point in your SAP Business One consulting career you will get the question as to WHY the Inventory Audit Report (Inventory >> Inventory Reports >> Inventory Audit Report) doesn’t match the GL balances or balance sheet totals.

Generally this question is during the year end closing process where accountants want to see what makes up the balance of the inventory balance.
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SAP® Business One: Crystal Reports Address Fix

Working with the different fields for addresses can be a pain.  They have many different fields which will confuse users and not to mention most fields won’t even print.

Even with careful control of all of the form settings you are likely to have issues where a user tries to enter a piece of information and it doesn’t show correctly (typically there are gaps in your address when printed).
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