Create a Bank Profile
You can create a bank profile to provide EBICS host information for a bank.
To create a bank profile:
- Log in to Sterling B2B Integrator EBICS Client.
- From the Profile Management menu, select .
- In the Bank Configuration page, next to Create Bank, click GO.
- In the Bank Information page, specify the values for the
fields according to the instructions in the following table and click Next.
Field Description Bank ID(Host ID) Required. Enter the bank ID or the host ID provided by the bank. It is a unique ID for the bank in the bank's system. Bank name Required. Specify the name of the bank. Status Status of the bank is set to New before validating the bank keys. After successful validation, the status changes to Activated. The status cannot be edited. Is RSA preferred Optional. If you want EBICS Client to use RSA key values for electronic signature, authentication, and encryption, select the check box. EBICS Client uses only RSA-related values for electronic signature, authentication, and encryption irrespective of the upload key type. Use ESIG Namespace Optional. If you want EBICS Client to use an ESIG namespace, select the check box. Insert optional elements in KeyManagement request xml Optional. If you want EBICS Client to use optional elements in the KeyManagement request xml file, select the check box. Address Line 1 Optional. Specify the address of the bank. Address Line 2 Optional. Specify the address of the bank. City Optional. Specify the name of the city where the bank is located. State or Province Optional. Specify the name of the state or province. Country/Region Optional. Select the country or region. Zip or postal code Optional. Specify the zip code or postal code. E-mail Address Optional. Specify the e-mail address of the bank. Telephone Number Optional. Specify the phone number with country code.
- In the Associate URL page, click the add icon next to Associate
Url, specify the values for the fields according to the instructions
in the following table and click Add Url.
After successful addition, the bank URL details are displayed in a tabular format in the Associate URL page.
URL Alias Required. Specify a short name for the bank URL. You can navigate to the website of the bank by typing the short name or the alias in the address field of the browser. For example, if you specified bs as the URL alias for the URL http://www.banksystem.com, then type bs in the address field of the browser to go to the website. Is Default Optional. Select this check box to indicate that the URL specified in the URL field is the default URL. If no URL is specified in the Bank URL field on the Order Information page when submitting an order, EBICS Client populates the default URL in the Bank URL field.
If a bank URL alias is not specified, then the default URL is used for order submission when an order is submitted by a technical user.
Bank URL Required. Specify the HTTP URL the bank hosts. A bank can have multiple URLs with a minimum of one. The Uniform Resource Locator (URL) is configured in the HTTP Server adapter to listen at the port, and receive EBICS requests, if any.Note: Each bank ID should have a unique port number or URL. Bank https certificate Optional. Select the appropriate HTTPS certificate of the bank from the drop-down list. The HTTPS certificate ensures that all transactions with the bank are encrypted and secure.
- Click Next.
- In the Select Protocol Version page, click Retrieve supported protocol versions from bank. Select the appropriate Protocol version from the drop-down list and click Next.
- In the Confirm page, verify the bank configuration settings and click Finish.