2. Installing Shop Floor Insight

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Shop Floor Insight is available in Microsoft AppSource for Business Central SaaS. For on-premise installations of Business Central, an .app file is provided to your Microsoft Partner or Insight Works representative to install.

Once installed, the Shop Floor Insight app shows up in Extension Management.

Installing the App

Sandbox Testing

If you are installing or testing the app in a sandbox, ensure the add-on has Allow HttpClient Requests enabled. After installation, the Business Manager role changes to include the Shop Floor Insight menu and helpful headlines to guide you through the installation experience.

Extension Settings

Shop Floor Setup Wizard

The Shop Floor Setup Wizard is intended to be used once after installation. The wizard imports a getting started rapidstart and performs web service integration.

  1. Search for Shop Floor Setup Wizard.
  2. Agree to the terms and conditions and choose Next.
  3. Complete one of the following:
    1. You have a trusted Microsoft Partner who is an Insight Works reseller: change Contact to a registered Insight Works reseller.
    2. You do not have, or unsure you have a trusted Microsoft Partner, or your Microsoft partner is unavailable in the Insight Works reseller list, or you are testing the system: choose Insight Works.
  4. Select Next (adds your current user into the Function Permissions configuration page; can be changed later).
Note: A rapidstart file downloads and applies, and web services automatically configure. This can take a few minutes and redirects to Setup Succesful page.
  1. Select Finish.
Shop Floor Setup Wizard
Shop Floor Insight Setup Wizard
Insight Works
Shop Floor Insight
Shop Floor Insight
Setup Successful
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