Inventory Management Guide overview

This guide is intended for administrators of Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source. It provides detailed information about enabling this module, including configuration and management of its features. It assumes a basic understanding of the core Commerce configuration and functionality.

Inventory Management has two areas for administrators:

  • The Admin: Use this area to access the configuration UI and reporting.
  • The command-line interface: Use this tool to execute installation and backend configuration tasks.

This guide covers:

Overview of the Inventory Management features that you can use to manage stock in multiple locations so that your Commerce store accurately reflects the physical inventory.
Release notes
Review the release notes for information about all Inventory Management releases.
Inventory basics
Learn the basics about managing inventory: Stocks and sources, source selection and reservations, order and reservation status, and product types
Get started
Learn about the Inventory Management module and how it fits into your Commerce instance and store operations: Commerce upgrades, module installation and update, merchant sourcing types, and sourcing structure changes
Learn about the configuration of Inventory Management options that determine source availability, storefront products, and order shipment.
Manage sources
Learn about sources and how they define the physical locations where product inventory is managed and shipped for order fulfillment, or where services are available.
Manage stocks
Learn how stock is used to represent a virtual, aggregated inventory of products for sources of your sales channels.
Manage quantities
Learn how to assign sources and quantities for new products or change existing products.
Manage orders and shipments
Learn about the additional Inventory Management features and options for managing inventory quantities through the shipment process.
CLI reference
Learn about the commands provided by the Inventory Management module to manage inventory data and configuration settings.

Developer information

See Inventory Management in the developer documentation for details about module architecture, APIs, and algorithm customization.

Commerce documentation

Documentation resource
Adobe Commerce 2.4 Merchant Documentation
Merchant-focused documentation for Adobe Commerce
Services for Adobe Commerce Documentation
Documentation to support a collection of services that help merchants integrate key components of their business with their store.
Commerce on Cloud Infrastructure Guide
Step-by-step procedures for deploying Adobe Commerce on a managed, automated hosting Cloud platform.
Adobe Commerce 2.4 Operational Guides
Systems documentation about the concepts, processes, tools, and best practices to develop, deploy, and maintain Adobe Commerce projects.
Adobe Commerce 2.4 Developer Documentation
Developer-focused documentation used to customize Adobe Commerce and integrate with third-party systems

Troubleshooting and support

If you need information or have questions that are not covered in this guide, use the following resources: