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Configuring Web Services for Shipment Tracking

Web services are used to direct the inbound and outbound messages to and from:

  • The third-party shipment tracking application.
  • A demonstration script that can be used to test your integration setup.
  • A middleware component.

You must make sure that the Web services are correctly configured.

This task is a step in Process of Setting Up Shipment Tracking.

To configure the Web services

  1. Navigate to the Administration - Web Services > Outbound Web Services.
  2. Select the row with External Shipment Tracking in the Name field.
  3. Verify that the fields in the Outbound Web Services list match those in the following table.

    External Shipment Tracking


  4. In the Service Ports list, click New, and enter the following values in the fields of the new record.


    Enter a name for the port.

    Service Display Name

    Enter External Shipment Tracking.


    Select from the drop-down list.

    If you want to set up testing, for example when you are customizing applets or extending the ASI, select Local Business Service.


    When you select a transport, the field is populated with a template address. Edit the address based on where you are sending the data.

    If you want to set up testing, enter Shipment Tracking ASI Test.


    If a SOAP header is expected by the receiving application, select SOAP_RPC.

    If you are using Shipment Tracking ASI Test, select PropertySet.

For more information about configuring Web Services and setting up demonstration scripts, see Integration Platform Technologies: Siebel Enterprise Application Integration.

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