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Creating SLMP cloudlinks

Creating SLMP cloudlinks

Note: To create a new cloudlink, you need to have at least one B2B Directory entry.

> Creating new B2B Directory entries

Information: SLMP cloudlinks are only intended for the connection between SEEBURGER products.

To create a new SLMP cloudlink, follow these steps:

  1. Open the app B2B Directory.

  2. Open the menu item Cloudlinks > Own Cloudlinks.

  3. Click New.

  4. In the field B2B Directory Entry, select the entry from or to which messages should be sent.

  5. In the field Type, select SLMP (BIS or BIS Link).

  6. In the field Direction, select the direction of your messages:

    • Your system to SEEBURGER Cloud: Sending messages
    • SEEBURGER Cloud to your system: Receiving messages
    • Both: Sending and receiving messages
  7. In the field Usage, select how you want to use your cloudlink:

    • Content-Based: This is the default way of communicating with the SEEBURGER Cloud. It includes content-based routing as well as the new function metadata-based routing. With the option Content-Based you can use all available functions of the Communication Service.
    • Published Address: The usage Published Address supports specific additional Cloud services like MaKo Cloud Service or Invoice Portal Cloud Service. If you are not using one of these services, select Content-Based.
  8. In the field SLMP ID, provide the SLMP identifier for your technical connection.

  9. In the field SEEBURGER Cloud URL, you will find the URL needed to configure your BIS.

  10. Set a check mark in the field Polling, if you want to actively load new messages from the SEEBURGER Cloud instead of receiving them automatically. If you leave this field unchecked, you can skip step 11.

  11. In the field SLMP URL, enter the URL of your BIS or BIS Link system which will send and/or receive the messages.

  12. In the field Time to live (minutes), enter the time after which messages will expire if they cannot be delivered to your routing partner. Your routing partners can find expired messages in the app B2B Routing if they are registered in the SEEBURGER Cloud. The default value is 5760 minutes which equals 4 days. Until the expiration date has been reached, the SEEBURGER Cloud will periodically retry to send your messages to your partner. This helps bridging outage times of your partner‘s system without manual intervention.

    Information: You will be informed about expired messages via email. You can configure the email notifications.
  13. In the field Error Alert E-Mail(s), enter the email addresses to which notifications in case of communication errors will be sent. Only notifications about communication errors concerning this cloudlink will be sent.

    Note: Multiple email addresses must be separated by a semicolon.
  14. In the field Comment, you can enter more details to specify this cloudlink.

  15. Click Next.

  16. Click Upload to add your certificates for Partner Authentication + Encryption of BIS Link/BIS System and HTTPS.

  17. In the field Use from, you can enter the date and time of the certificate activation.

    Information: The default value is automatically set to the date and time the certificate start to be valid.
  18. Click Next.

  19. Click the link in your preferred language to download the data sheet and certificates for your SLMP connection to configure your connection to the SEEBURGER Cloud in your EDI system.

  20. Click Finish.

Your cloudlink is created.Set up your connection to the SEEBURGER Cloud in your BIS/BIS Link system with the datasheet and certificates linked in step 19 before you activate the test service or the cloudlink.

Find more information here:

> Activating the test service

> Activating cloudlinks

> Setting up email notifications for errors and agreement changes