Action Reference for EDI Connector

Actions are used by a workflow to to download, upload or inspect data from a system.

Refer to the table below for action details.

Action Name Description Version
Create an EDI Flat File from EDI XML Generate an EDI flat file from EDI XML. 1.2+
Create an EDI Flat File from XML Generate an EDI flat file from standard XML. To generate an EDI flat file using formatted EDI XML, use the EDI XML version of this action. 1.0+
Create EDI XML from a Flat File Generate an EDI XML file from an EDI Flat file. 1.1+
Create XML from an EDI Flat File Generate standard XML from an EDI flat file. For formatted EDI XML, use the EDI XML version of this action. 1.0+

Action Names

Create an EDI Flat File from EDI XML

Action Name Description Version
Create an EDI Flat File from EDI XML Generate an EDI flat file from EDI XML. 1.2+

This general-purpose action takes formatted EDI XML as an input, and processes it to generate an EDI flat file.

Most EDI X12 document types are supported using this multi-purpose action.

Create an EDI Flat File from XML

Action Name Description Version
Create an EDI Flat File from XML Generate an EDI flat file from standard XML. To generate an EDI flat file using formatted EDI XML, use the EDI XML version of this action. 1.0+

Use configuration options to select the EDI Document type that will be composed.

As of version 1.0.0, EDI Connector supports:

  • EDI X12 document 940 (Warehouse Shipping Orders)
  • EDI X12 document 945 (Warehouse Shipping Advice)
  • EDI X12 document 997 (Inbound Acknowledgement)

Also, EDI X12 documents are generally supported using the multi-purpose actions Create EDI File from EDI XML (which generates an EDI flat file from formatted EDI XML) and Create EDI XML (which generates a formatted EDI XML file from an EDI flat file).

Create EDI XML from a Flat File

Action Name Description Version
Create EDI XML from a Flat File Generate an EDI XML file from an EDI Flat file. 1.1+

This general-purpose action takes an EDI flat file as an input, and processes it to generate formatted EDI XML.

Most EDI X12 document types are supported using this general-purpose action.

Create XML from an EDI Flat File

Action Name Description Version
Create XML from an EDI Flat File Generate standard XML from an EDI flat file. For formatted EDI XML, use the EDI XML version of this action. 1.0+

Use configuration options to select the EDI Document type that will be used to generate standard XML.

As of version 1.0.0, EDI Connector supports:

  • EDI X12 document 940 (Warehouse Shipping Orders)
  • EDI X12 document 945 (Warehouse Shipping Advice)
  • EDI X12 document 997 (Inbound Acknowledgement)

Also, EDI X12 documents are generally supported using the multi-purpose actions Create EDI File from EDI XML (which generates an EDI flat file from formatted EDI XML) and Create EDI XML (which generates a formatted EDI XML file from an EDI flat file).