5 EDI Interface Setup

This chapter contains these topics:

5.1 Objectives

  • To learn how to customize and maintain the JD Edwards World Electronic Commerce system according to your company's needs

  • To purge and archive records to keep your data organized and current

5.2 About EDI Interface Setup

You must complete several tasks to customize the Electronic Commerce system to interact with your other applications and to fit your company's needs.

EDI interface setup consists of the following tasks:

  • Setting up customer billing instructions

  • Setting up item cross-references

  • Purging and archiving data

  • Reviewing and adding transaction set codes

  • Reviewing transaction set purpose codes

  • Defining EDI tolerance rules

5.2.1 Terms and Concepts

Terms Description
Transaction set codes User defined codes that describe each type of EDI transaction you send and receive. Example: 810,820,850,856
Transaction set purpose codes User defined codes that the system uses to determine what action to take for each EDI Standard document.
EDI tolerance rules Rules to determine if a transaction contains values that fall within an allowed range.

Before You Begin

  • Set up document types for:

    • EDI customer orders

    • EDI purchase orders

    • EDI payment orders

    • EDI quotes

  • Set up next numbers for:

    • EDI batch numbers

    • EDI document numbers

  • Set up order activity rules for:

    • EDI sales order transactions

    • EDI purchasing transactions

  • Set up vendor purchasing instructions for each vendor

  • Verify that all customer and supplier information has been added to the Address Book

  • Verify that all items being sold or purchased have been entered in the system

  • Verify that all pricing information has been added for items purchased and sold

See Also:

This guide also includes information for: