Integration overview for the Transaction Finder plugin - Transaction Finder

Transaction Finder Plugin Guide

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You can integrate point-of-sale systems into Security Center using the Transaction Finder plugin by following a sequence of steps.

The following table lists the tasks required for the integration with Security Center, and how to verify that the integration was successful.
Step Task Where to find more information
Understand prerequisites and key issues before deploying
1 Learn what you can do using the plugin.
2 Before installing the plugin, read the release notes to learn about the new features, the known issues, and the limitations.
3 Learn about the different components and how they connect together.
4 Ensure that the server where the plugin will be installed meets the recommended system requirements and is running a compatible version of Security Center.
Prepare Security Center
5 Verify that the Security Center license has a valid certificate for the plugin. Go to the Config Tool home page, click About > Certificates, and confirm that Transaction Finder is in the list.
Deploy the plugin
6 Make sure the ports used by the plugin are open, unblocked, and available on your network.
7 On the Security Center server, install the plugin and the parser.
8 If you are not using an administrator-level account, make sure you have the Add roles, Delete roles, Plugins privileges, and the privileges specific to the plugin.
9 In Config Tool, create the Transaction Finder plugin role.
Connect the plugin and configure global settings
10 Configure the plugin role.
11 Configure how you want transaction data managed.
12 Connect to the Elasticsearch database.
13 Schedule database backups and cleanup.
Add a point-of-sale system
14 Add the point-of-sale system to Security Center.
Add terminals
15 Add the terminals to Security Center.
Give operators access
16 Grant users the privileges that they need to use the plugin.