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PMS Client Setup and Troubleshooting

GolfNow Reservations PMS Client Configuration

Before posting charges to the PMS system, GolfNow Reservations PMS Client must be configured.

  1. Log into GolfNow Reservations
  2. Setup | Options and select the PMS tab under Point of Sale on the left side.
  3. Select the checkbox to enable the PMS. When the PMS interface is activated the “Room” payment media is also activated.
  4. Place the text name provided by the hotel in the Workstation Name box.
  5. Place the numeric value provided by the hotel in the Workstation Number box.
  6. The following four items are used to configure the communication between the hotel and the golf course. It is very important that these values are correct or the interface will not work nor give you any diagnostics.
    1. Select the baud rate, data bits, parity and stop bits that the PMS uses.
  7. Enter the amount of time that will elapse before the GolfNow Reservations PMS Server determines the PMS communications are down.
  8. Place the numeric value of the revenue center in revenue center text box. This value is given to the golf course by the hotel.
  9. Select the COM port that the GolfNow Reservations PMS Server uses to communicate with the PMS.
  10. Enter the name of the computer where the GolfNow Reservations PMS Server is installed.
  11. Type in the HTTP port that GolfNow Reservations PMS Client uses to communicate with the GolfNow Reservations PMS Server. This defaults to 1234.
  12. Click the OK button on the Options screen.
  13. Close GolfNow Reservations

Setting up PMS Users

When using the PMS interface, you must assign numbers to your users in GolfNow Reservations that correspond to the numbers that users have in the PMS.

  1. Setup | Users
  2. Click the desired user
  3. Select the Other tab
  4. Enter customer’s PMS number.
  5. Click OK to save changes.
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