uniCenta POS Printer and database configuration


uniCenta Configuration Tool

During the installation of uniCenta it will setup the simple database for you using Apache Derby.

After installation complete you can check your database settings by launching uniCenta oPOS configuration tool.

The following screenshot shows the default settings of Apache Derby database on uniCenta oPOS.




Database Configuration



You can select different database from the dropdown menu.

Apache Derby Embedded is recommended for standalone single POS setup.

If you would like to use multiple POS stationi and connect a centralized database server, you can choose different type of database of your preference. Please see the screenshots below.

unicenta database configuration selection


If you expericning database error, you can go through following list of items to fix the problem.

  1. Please make sure you have the latest java runtime updates. You can download the latest version from https://java.com/en/download/
  2. Apache Derby is single user database. If unicenta crashes before you relaunch it again make sure the java.exe is not still running in task manager.
  3. If you still experiencing the database error, please uninstall uniCenta completly and reinstall it again.


Hardware Peripherals Configuration

You can find printer setup in the “Peripherals” tab.



Choosing the right printer and connect to your device using drop down menu.