Trading Partner – Mailbox
Mailboxes allow you to organise, store, and manage trading partner documents and transactions, by providing business document repositories. In addition, setting up mailboxes within Sterling B2B Integrator can also facilitate how you stage and schedule data transmissions, making the storage and retrieval of files more transparent to all parties—senders and recipients alike
To know more about mailbox, kindly follow the below link
To create a trading partner with mailbox protocol, navigate to Partners -> Create Partner.
This will bring us to the page as below, where the details are to be entered.
|Partner Name||Provide Partner Name|
|Partner Id||Provide Valid Trading Partner ID to identify the Trading Partner in Partner ID section Partner id is the application id that is utilized. (Oracle ID, SAP ID) .|
|Email Id||Provide the email ID of the trading partner contact for the reference|
|Phone Number||Provide the Phone number of the Trading Partner Contact|
|Status||Provide the status of the partner whether the partner is Active or Inactive|
|In Mailbox||Directly where the files are picked up from on the Inbound|
|Out Mailbox||Directly where the files are dropped on the outbound|
|Polling Interval||Provides the interval in which we need to collect the files .|
The directory (in/out) can be any existing mailbox location, or we can provide the new location and enable the Create Mailbox in SI checkbox. This will create the appropriate mailbox in SI.
Provide inbound directory path In Mailbox for picking the files of respective Trading partner (Partner Inbox created in sterling integrator).
Provide outbound directory path in Out Mailbox for dropping the processed files of the respective Trading partner. (Partner Inbox created in sterling integrator).
Application – Mailbox
The process for creating an application which uses MAILBOX is similar to how we created the Trading Partner with MAILBOX above.