This section provides definitions of the terms used in Update Manager.

TermDescription
Publication

For slave stores, this is data generated by the store that the head office can subscribe to.

For example:

  • Product inventory changes
  • Store products
  • Store sales
  • Salesperson details

 

For the Multi-Store head office, this is one publication that can be configured to provide the following information to slave stores:

  • Product information and changes
  • Price changes 
  • Supplier information 
  • Promotions 
Drug pricing
Publisher
A head office or slave store that is governs the information (offers publications).
Status

The status of a  publication can be:

  • Not Subscribed
  • Pending
Subscribed
Subscription
A publication that you have subscribed to.
Actively traded product
A product that has a stock on hand value or is flagged as a stocked item.