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How to Setup an EDI Communication Channel for eGate (by Pranke GmbH)

There is a service by the German company Pranke GmbH called eGate, which can act as a data transfer provider between EDI partners. You can get more information directly on theirwebsite.

Anveo EDI Connect can exchange data using this service, by using the SMTP and POP3 connectivity features of our remote communication channel.

Incoming Files

For receiving files, you’ll have to create a new communication channel and select the remote communication codeunit. If you do not know, how to work with communication channels, please have a look at the documentation.

In the remote setting, you’ll have to configure:

Protocol

Set the protocol to the value POP3.

Host

The host has to be set to “egate.pranke.com”.

Port

The port is: 995.

User

This is the Pranke eGate username, that you get after ordering the service.

Password

The password that you got from Pranke GmbH.

Encryption

Select the value SSL.

Action on Import

Set the property to the value Delete. The messages will still be available for a certain time in the Pranke archive.

Sender Cross-Reference Type

Defines, how the file sender is determined. If you’re using the business transactions, this is important to select the correct input mapping. If you are not using business transactions, you’ll have to set the mapping directly on the communication channel.

Receiver Cross-Reference Type

Defines how to determine the receiver of the file (you). You can usually leave this blank on imports.

Connection Keep-Alive

Set this to the property to the value True.

Internal NAV Encoding

Set this to blank.

External Encoding


Set this to blank.

Outgoing Files

Protocol

Set the protocol to the value SMTP.

Host

The host has to be set to “egate.pranke.com”.

Port

The port is: 25. You can use port 25 with SSL.

User

This is the Pranke eGate username, that you get after ordering the service.

Password

The password that you got from Pranke GmbH.

Encryption

Select the value SSL.

Sender Address

Defines the default sender address. Should be [email protected] (like [email protected]).

Sender Name

Defines a sender name in clear text.

Default Recipient

If you’re only sending to one recipient, you can enter his Pranke ID followed by @egate.pranke.com here. Else you’ll have to either specify it in the mapping, or by using business transactions.

Subject

The subject of the message. You can also use all variables that are available for the field Filename Template.

Send file as Attachment

Whether to sent the data as body or as an attachment. Please select the value False.

Sender Cross-Reference Type

Defines how your Pranke GmbH eGate number is set. You can leave this blank, if you’ve filled the default sender address.

Receiver Cross-Reference Type

Defines how to determine the receiver of the file. You have to set this field, if you’re using the business transactions to determine the correct Pranke recipient ID.

Connection Keep-Alive

Set this to the property to the value True.

Internal NAV Encoding

Set this to Windows-1252.

External Encoding


Set this to Windows-1252.