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Status Future consideration
Workspace B2B Integrator
Categories Usability
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 29, 2022

External Schedulers (TWS/Tidal) trigger business process capability in Sterling B2B Integrator

Sterling B2B integrator is tightly coupled with internal schedulers for triggering business process. This is creating a bottleneck for few business requirements which has dependency on external schedulers like TWS,Tidal..


Need capability in Sterling B2B Integrator where external schedulers like TWS, Tidal can trigger the business process in SBI.

What is your industry? Financial Markets
How will this idea be used?

Currently external schedulers will monitor the jobs in another application. based on the job output, sterling b2b integrator should be initiate the business process to pull the files from vendor systems.

  • Guest
    Aug 16, 2022

    We built a framework to handle this. Scheduler calls a shell script on the SI server, passing it a set of parameters which get written to an XML file. The workflowLauncher.sh is called, passing the XML file to provide parameters.
    Status is written back to log files and the script checks for that upon completion of the workflowLauncher call. An appropriate return code is provided so the scheduler (Autosys, Control-M etc...) knows what happened.