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For each document that we process and defer, we lose track of the specific control numbers that are assigned at the time of enveloping. For instance, if you defer 5 separate documents at various times and later run enveloping, we need a method to identify which ST control number is associated with each previously deferred document.
This feature was requested for ITXA (https://watsonsupplychain.ideas.aha.io/ideas/ITX-I-7) and has already been implemented in ITXA 10.0.0 :-
Tracking of the original encoded document ID to its respective transaction control number using a Correlation
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How will this idea be used?
This will allow inbound 997/999 interchanges to be reconciled at the transaction set level. As we only receive the transaction set control numbers and transation set level outcomes in the 997/999, we need to know the transaction set control numbers assigned by B2B Integrator during the deferred enveloping process.
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