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Status Planned for future release
Workspace IBM File Gateway
Categories APIs & SDKs
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 25, 2021

TradingPartner API GET

Objective: We are looking for a product API that has flexibility to return specific types and amounts of data that will fully support automation processes; integrated with other parts of our company's system.


Our company is developing an automated method of managing all aspects of our business partner records across all our internal systems - MFT being one such system. We envision an automation framework with which we can easily, efficiently and uniquely identify and manage each trading partner across all our systems. To accomplish this we need an efficient and flexible interface to SFG/B2Bi that allows us to bring on and manage new partners, and synchronize that process across all of our systems. Additionally, the interface must be able to create or update SFG/B2Bi trading partner records with API response codes rather then errors.

We welcome IBM recommendations. Keep in mind the resulting data will be used with, by and for external, non-SFG/B2Bi applications. We also welcome IBM recommendations as to the best way to collect the results - whether in an external database or a repository which will be the live system of record - which houses only key indices per trading partner. We will handle de-duplication in the external database or repository.

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  • Guest
    Sep 15, 2022

    Thanks Ryan.

    We definitely see the issue with TradingPartners API limitation to read only 1000 calls. This is an issue we continue to see post the upgrade from V6.0.0.0 to V6.1.1.2

  • Admin
    Ryan Wood
    Sep 1, 2022

    We have aligned this to our 2023 initiatives in improving API user experience

    Are there are any other APIs that we should look at closely from a priority perspective?

  • Admin
    Ryan Wood
    Mar 31, 2022

    Thank you for taking the time to provide your ideas to IBM. Your request may not be delivered within the release currently under development, but the theme aligns with our current roadmap and, as such, is being tagged for future consideration. IBM may consider and evaluate any community feedback for your request through activities such as voting and we may reach out to you about this request to discuss additional details with you in the future.