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Re: Integration with other non-ODOO ERP Capabilities

by
Anders Wallenquist
- 05/18/2015 10:46:13
Den 2015-05-18 15:52, Benjamin Scherrey skrev:
>     I'm evaluating ODOO's WMS for a replacement into an existing 
> system. One thing we'd like to be able to do is to use the existing 
> Order Management System for storing Purchase Orders and such. What is 
> required to have ODOO WMS reference a different OMS to retrieve and 
> act on POs?
>
> 1) Can I create some kind of REST/SOAP API shim to sit in front of the 
> legacy OMS so ODOO WMS can treat it as if it was the ODOO OMS?
>
Yes there are a nice api, we usually prefer XMLRPC 
https://www.odoo.com/documentation/8.0/api_integration.html

You can also use OERP https://pypi.python.org/pypi/OERPLib/  if you want 
to write Python-programs that interact with Odoo.

Have a look at server actions to trigger changes in Odoo that you want 
to push to the legacy system.

Regards,

Anders Wallenquist

> 2) Do I have to implement python classes to wrap the legacy OMS to 
> make ODOO WMS work with it?
>
> What is the actual mechanism by which ODOO WMS talks with other 
> components of ODOO ERP? Can they be reasonably replaced piecemeal or 
> are they too tightly integrated for this to be a reasonable consideration?
>
> thanx much,
>
>  -- Ben Scherrey
>
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