Connect Warehouse Insight Desktop Client to Business Central Cloud

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Connect Warehouse Insight Desktop Client to Business Central Cloud

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Warehouse Insight

Windows Client

  • Warehouse Insight extension has been installed.
  • The Warehouse Insight Setup Wizard has been completed.
  • The user logging in to the device has SUPER or IWORKS COMMON + WAREHOUSE INSIGHT permission sets.
  • The windows client has been installed. Note: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Insight Works\WMDM\Desktop Client\Config.xml” sometimes requires the Security tab to be updated to allow Full Control, you may also need to run the client as administrator in order to save the configuration (right click on the short cut and select ‘Run as administrator’).
  1. In Business Central navigate to “Web Services”.
  2. Create a new web service for Warehouse Insight – Object type = Codeunit, Object ID = 23044500, Service Name = WMDM, Publish = True. Note: At this time the Service Name MUST be WMDM.
  3. Copy the SOAP URL for Codeunit – 23044500 – WMDM Data Broker.
  4. Navigate to “Warehouse Insight Device Configurations”.
  5. Copy the CODE of the desired Location, making sure to copy the CODE and not the LOCATION CODE.
  6. Navigate to the “Users” page, locate the “User Name” of the user you want to log into the device with and click on it to open the User Card.
  7. Copy the “User Name” and “Web Service Access Key”, if there isn’t a Web Service Access Key click on the (,,,) to create one.
  8. In the Windows Client Navigate to Options > Configuration.
  9. In the System tab enter the CODE copied in step 4 in the PDA Code field.
  10. Enter the SOAP URL copied in step 2 in the WMDM Web Service field.
  11. Enter the applicable Business Central company in the Nav Company field, this should be the NAME field from Settings > My Settings
  12. In the Logins tab select “Windows Authentication” for the login method.  The Username is the “User Name” copied in step 7 and the password is the Web Service Access Key copied in step 7 above.
  13. Click close and save settings when prompted.
  14. Click Login to connect the desktop client to Business Central.
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