7 Message exchange protocol
The messages defined in this standard shall be exchanged using secure ftp. Message senders and message recipients shall identify a mutually acceptable server for the message exchange.
CatalogTransferMessages shall be named as follows:
CatalogTransferConfirmations shall be named as follows:
CatalogTransferIdbeing the identifier allocated by the message sender initiating the data exchange;
Versionbeing the version of the
CatalogTransferMessageswith “0” being the original message and “1” being the first update; and
YYYYMMDDhhmmssnnnbeing the date and time that the message is generated or placed on the ftp server.
AcknowledgementMessages shall be named as follows:
MessageFileName being the full file name of the message recipient acknowledging the message without the “.xml” extension.