Outbound Messages and Perimeter Servers

Sterling B2B Integrator runs outbound messages through an appropriate adapter to the local perimeter server.

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

  1. Sterling B2B Integrator sends the message to the local perimeter server through the appropriate adapter running in Sterling B2B Integrator.
  2. The local perimeter server sends the message to the remote perimeter server on the DMZ computer through the port established for the persistent connection between the DMZ and Sterling B2B Integrator.
  3. The remote DMZ perimeter server sends the message to the trading partner through a TCP/IP connection by using the port specified in your trading partner agreement.
  4. Your trading partner receives the message.