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Sterling B2B Integration SaaS

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Add EDI FA 997 correlation values to inbound document PIDs (similar to how FA 997 correlation is handled for outbound documents)

When an inbound EDI X12 document is received from a partner an outbound 997 is apparently automatically triggered based on the SCBN setup. This outbound 997 FA shares the same SCBN PID as the originating inbound document, but this action does not ...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS / Inflight 0 Future consideration

Decompress and read .tar files

Currently BPN tool is able to unzip and extract only .zip files. We have customers and trading partner ( for Ex : Electrolux) sending us .tar files. Requirements are to unzip the .tar files and extract the files within. This is not possible using ...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS / Other 0 Future consideration

Alert Notification for pre-processing and post processing steps Delay (AS2, Doc extract and processing delays)

ASN notifications for customers. SLAs with customers which require ASNs to be sent within a 29 minute window. Failures in pre-processing steps are not visible in Inflight until doc extract is completed and translation action is processing.
almost 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS / Alerting/Notifications 0 Future consideration

It's regarding the Product SPE or Config Center - Outbound Envelope Search with the filter Next Envelope

ConfigCenter Envelope Feature Existing: In Outbound Envelope Search scenario in Config Center, there is no option for searching outbound ST/GS envelope with the GS/ISA envelope as Next Envelope. Problem: We have worked on couple of cases where Cus...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS / Mapping & Translation 2 Future consideration

Adding Email Body via BPN ST tool

There are lot of request in Electrolux project for email flows where we need to deliver the output file as attachment in email and also send email body with some message to the trading partners. Currently, we use ITX map and Attachment Macro to ac...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS / Other 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...
about 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS / Inflight 0 Future consideration

Display Partner Communication Details under Inflight Event Details Section

Currently, We can only see Partner protocol profile ID and communication POD Process ID details at the final delivery step ( Protocol Started Step in Inflight ) while delivering the outbound document to trading partner. Since these are Internal in...
about 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS / Communication Protocols 0 Future consideration

Ability to convert TEXT / HTML data to PDF in GIODE flows

We would like to have Text/HTML-to-PDF convertor (PDF Generator) available to be executed as an XProcessor. In other words, any TEXT -or- HTML payload passed to this XProcessor should be converted into PDF format. This will help customers to recei...
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS / Mapping & Translation 1 Future consideration

Ability to see all maps associated with a specific code list

We would like to be able to request a report to see which maps are assocated to specific code list.
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS / Other 0 Future consideration

Update ExtraInfo1 Information using Rule Assignment to display in the Inflight document tracking

Currently, We can update sender/receiver/document type/reference number information using rule assignments to display in the Inflight document tracking. But we don't have any direct assignment in the rule to update ExtraInfo1 information. Currentl...
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS / Document Tracking 6 Future consideration