Endpoints

An endpoint is the entry point to a service, a process, or a queue or topic destination in service-oriented architecture. In PortX, an endpoint defines the protocol, address, and other details specific to an exchange of messages between partners.

Get Started

  1. Start Integration Hub. The Transaction Monitoring Page appears.

  2. In the left-hand navigation pane, click Configuration. The partners-and-applications.adoc#partners-and-applications appears.

    To edit or add settings for your company, in the Name table, click the name of your company.

    To edit or add settings for an existing trading partner, in the Name table, click the name of the partner.

  1. In the CONFIGURATION section of the left-hand navigation pane on the Company Information Page, click Endpoints.

    The Endpoints Page appears.

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    Figure 1. Endpoints Page
  2. From this page, you can:

Edit an Existing Endpoint

  1. On the Endpoints Page, in the Name column, click the endpoint you want to edit.

    The Endpoint Page appears. The settings that appear depend on the values for Protocol and Type.

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    Figure 2. Endpoint Page
  2. To edit the Endpoint Name, Protocol, or Type, go to Choose Endpoint Name, Protocol, and Type.

    To edit settings specific to the existing Name, Protocol, and Type, go to the appropriate Protocol-Type combination in [Protocol/Type-Specific Endpoint Settings].

Add a New Endpoint

  1. On the Endpoints Page, click New.

    The Add New Endpoint Page appears.

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    Figure 3. Add New Endpoint Page
  2. Go to Choose Endpoint Name, Protocol, and Type.

    If you are working with other partners, you can change an existing endpoint, but you cannot add a new endpoint.

Choose Endpoint Name, Protocol and Type

  1. On the Add New Endpoint Page, enter the appropriate settings.

    When you have entered settings for Name, Protocol and Type, the Add New Endpoint Page becomes the Endpoint Page.

    For information about Protocol- and Type-specific settings, go to the corresponding section in [To Enter Protocol/Type-Specific Endpoint Settings].

    Setting Description

    Name

    Name for this endpoint

    Required

    Yes

    Default

    Auto-populates based on the following values:

    If you choose to change the default, then subsequently want to revert to it, click Auto Fill.

    Protocol

    Protocol for this endpoint

    Required?

    No

    Valid values
    • 'AS2'

    • 'FTP'

    • 'FTPS'

    • 'SFTP'

    • 'HTTP'

    • 'JMS'

    • 'SMTP'

    • 'POP3'

    • 'IMAP'

    • 'RNIF'

    Default

    None

    Type

    Type of endpoint

    Required?

    No

    Valid values
    • 'SEND'

    • 'RECEIVE'

    Default

    None

    Default for partner checkbox

    Select this box if you want the choices you make for this endpoint to apply to all endpoints for this partner.

    MDN Required

    An Async MDN will return the MDN to the URL at a later time for files sent if an MDN is required. If you are using Async MDN, enter the URL and port to which it should be sent.

If this checkbox is selected, the Require Receipt for Unsupported Digest Algorithm and Require Receipt for Unsupported Signature Format checkboxes appear.
MDN Signed

Ensures trading partner validation and security

Authentication Settings

Name Description