The translator file generation assumes that the incoming file will be called recvfile.edi and the outgoing file will be called sendfile.edi. If the input/output file names differ from these, the user must manually update the files generated.
Hosts should already be activated and set up prior to running the translator file generation.
If host, mailbox, or action alias names are changed, the user will have to re-generate the translator files.
Generating integration files deletes the last set of files generated.
- Translator Selection: Select Host Selection section below). in the menu bar. (Note: If you are running with an AS/400 without translator integration, then the following panel will not be displayed. Proceed to
- Select the translator from the Translator pull-down. If it is not listed, then enter the name of the translator. (Note: If a name is entered, then generic translator files will be generated).
- If the Platform is not dimmed, select the platform for which you are generating script files.
- Enter the directory path of the translator selected. You may also use the ... button to browse to that directory.
- Click Generate Translator Files... to begin the process of selecting hosts or actions for which you wish to generate translator files.
- If GXS Application Integrator is the translator chosen, a Hosts selection panel, is displayed. Reference the GXS Application Integrator guide to proceed with this translator integration. For other translator integrations, continue using the following steps with the Host Actions dialog box.
- Select the actions for which you want to generate script files. (Note: All files will be re-generated. Files previously generated and not selected will be deleted. For AS/400, another column will be shown where the user can name the CL-file)
- Enter the Script Location where the scripts should be generated. (Note: For certain translators, additional files are generated into the Translator Location or one of its sub-directories).
- Click Generate to begin generation of the translator files.
Most translators require additional steps to be able to use these files.