The Configure Portal screen is available if you have installed web screens. You use it to create a connection between your portal database and Sage 300.
The portal database stores files used exclusively by web screens, including user preferences and files that determine how web screens look and function.
Note: The portal database is shared by all companies in a Sage 300 installation, so you need to configure only one portal database.
Create a portal database using Microsoft SQL or Microsoft SQL Express. Normally, you create this database on the same server as your Sage 300 data.
Note: If you create your portal database using Microsoft SQL Express, you must set the TCP/IP port manually to port 1433.
To configure the portal database, on the computer where Sage 300 is installed:
On the Configure Portal screen, enter the following information:
Note: If multiple instances of Microsoft SQL Server are installed on the same machine, do not include the instance name. The program uses the unique server port number to determine the instance.
For other operating systems, you can skip this step.
If you set up the portal database using SQL Server Express, you must set up a TCP/IP connection manually, as follows:
On the IP Addresses tab, in the IPAll Section: