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Ability to create single relationship setup which can handle multiple folders for FTP/SFTP

Business scenario : Currently our system configuration allows only one FTP/SFTP folder to be pointed under single Sterling Commerce Inflight relationship. Sometimes we get request from client for 1xFTP/SFTP setup but route different file type to r...
about 2 years ago in Sterling Supply Chain Business Network 1 Not under consideration

SAP Adapter Configuration: Add Retry Limit and Retry time interval option

Currently, we have the option of Retry limit and time interval for FTP and SFTP protocols. As SAP Adapter in SCBN has been recently introduced, the option of retry limit and time interval is missing from Inflight setup screen. We should have this ...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Supply Chain Business Network / Communication Protocols 1 Not under consideration

Request for New filter options in Inflight for communication type and pod

In the search for document option. Could you add the communication type to the search ? Like AS2, SFTP, Van or FTP. It would also be VERY useful if you could add the option to select a POD like POD41 and only see those that go thru that POD. When ...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling Supply Chain Business Network / Inflight 0 Future consideration

Allow conversion of mapped fields as PDF

To preserve integrity of the generated data contents, businesses are increasingly reliant on PDF documents to improve document readability (due to fixed formatting) and integrity. Secondary concept / objective: To generate a standard PEPPOL e-...
about 3 years ago in Sterling Supply Chain Business Network / Mapping & Translation 3 Not under consideration

Allow duplicate 997's to create SAP Status Message instead of failing

Today in SCBN, if a partner resends a 997or sends a new 997 for an already acknowledged document, and the 997 is used to generate a status message back to SAP, the process fails. SCBN should allow for SAP Status messages to be generated and sent t...
about 3 years ago in Sterling Supply Chain Business Network / Other 0 Not under consideration

API response status of eInvoice in Peppol

Currently, if there is an error while sending eInvoices, SCBN will send a notification email to the main partner. The partner has to manually update the status of the eInvoice or inform the customer on the status via offline means such as a phone ...
almost 4 years ago in Sterling Supply Chain Business Network / Alerting/Notifications 0 Future consideration

Add a status field on Inflight under Business Field1 to find out only the status of "Finish" documents

Many Support Users from GSK are asking if there is a way find Finish documents from Inflight from search criteria instead of looking into events. This feature will also be useful if there was a planned outage at partner of customer side to hold do...
7 months ago in Sterling Supply Chain Business Network / Inflight 0 Future consideration

Map name in InFlight Configure columns section.

In the outbound scenario sometimes we have seen for same TP ISA ID we will have different maps being used and having map name in configure column would help to list all the maps being used by the same TP. In some cases we have seen TP comes up wit...
12 months ago in Sterling Supply Chain Business Network / Inflight 0 Future consideration

Does IBM have the capability to attach an 864 or 824 to an original OB doc in IBM when a 864/824 is sent back by a customer to highlight the said errors

Does IBM have the capability to attach an 864 or 824 to an original OB doc in IBM when a 864/824 is sent back by a customer to highlight the said errors? Similar to how a 997 is attached to document in the "Document Detail" section of Inflight. Ba...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Supply Chain Business Network 4 Not under consideration

Legacy Inflight to have search option based on User ID for protocols (FTP/SFTP/AS2ID/HTTP/OFTP2(SSID/SFID))

We have request from high volume customers like VF Services/Ceva etc requesting for change in the protocol relationship as the partner has moved to other service provider/change in the protocol url's or moving from one protocol to other like (FTP ...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Supply Chain Business Network / Communication Protocols 1 Not under consideration