Inbound Messages and Perimeter Servers

Sterling B2B Integrator runs incoming messages through the remote perimeter server and an appropriate adapter.

The following scenario describes how an incoming message is processed in Sterling B2B Integrator running perimeter services:

  1. Your trading partner sends the message across a TCP/IP connection.
  2. The message arrives at the designated listening port on the computer in the DMZ.
  3. The remote perimeter server on the DMZ computer sends the message through the port established for the persistent connection to the local perimeter server in Sterling B2B Integrator to the appropriate adapter in Sterling B2B Integrator.