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BPN Rules levels with "Default with condition / Last preference with condition" option

We know the Default option in the BPN ST rules has the last preference when conditions are not matched. If we can have an extra option "Default with the condition" which works similarly to the "Default" option but it checks the condition. If still, it doesn't satisfy, then it goes to the Default rule if any.

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  • Sep 4 2021
  • Not under consideration
What is your industry? Other
How will this idea be used?

By this we can create some rule more robust where there are no more options to use.

For example:
The Partner sends 3 types of files XML, CSV, & FLAT files via AS2 [AS2 Sender/ReceiverID conditions will be mandatory], where XML are send with .xml , CSV's are with .csv extension. However, the FLAT files are sent with no extension.

Now, to separate these files we need to use typing maps and separate the XML, CSV & Flat.

On the other hand, if I create a rule with file name ends with the condition it works work for XML and EDI but for Flat files, if we may end with a default rule then it will affect all the BPN_AS2_Receive_Rules.

Instead, if we have a "Default with condition" option I can enable it and validate the AS2 sender ID and Receiver ID condition as one step befroe the last preference [default rule].

Note: This is Just an example, But while implementing we see similar issues many more.

We can say this is because of the limited options that we have on the current rule condition validations.

  • Admin
    Jim Luneke commented
    22 Sep, 2021 04:47pm

    Thank you for submitting this request. To date this has not been targeted as an enhancement that will be delivered in the near-term and as a result we are closing this request.

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