Understanding ARTS File Naming Conventions
PeopleSoft Campus Solutions creates all acknowledgement and results files and names them in accordance with a specific file naming convention, which is also used by all TACs.
The naming convention for ARTS files is XAAAAAAA.YYY, where each of the alphanumeric characters is defined as:
Field or Control
The Admissions Centre code:
A unique seven digit alphanumeric code identifying either the applicant or the transaction.
The file extension that identifies the type of the file:
Note: The file name must be in upper case and contain no special (nonalphanumeric) characters.
File Naming Examples
For example, a request file generated by South Australia TAC for applicant 12BC567 would be named S12BC567.REQ.
The request acknowledgment file generated by the PeopleSoft system corresponding to the request file would be named S12BC567.ACK.
The result file generated by the PeopleSoft system corresponding to the request file would be named S12BC567.RLT.
The acknowledgment file generated by South Australia TAC for applicant 12BC567 corresponding to the request file would be named S12BC567.ACS.