Create an Identity Record

A trading partner is represented by an identity record. An identity record describes the trading partner and contains information referenced when a business process involving trading partners is run.

For more information about identity record and trading partner, see the Sterling B2B Integrator Trading Partner Management documentation. To create an identity record:
  1. Log in to Sterling B2B Integrator.
  2. From the Administration Menu, select Trading Partner > Advanced > Identities.
  3. Under Create, next to New Identity, click Go!
  4. On the Identities page, do one of the following:
    • To create an identity record that inherits all the components of an existing trading profile, select an identity record from Select Base Identity, and click Next.
    • To specify properties, leave Select Base Identity blank, and click Next.
  5. Specify the Information settings.
    On the Information page, complete the following fields and click Next:
    Information Fields Description
    Name Required. Name for the identity record to create for this trading profile.
    Reference URL Optional. Uniform Resource Locator (URL) is the Internet address of the trading partner.
    DUNS Optional. Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) is a unique nine-character company identification number issued by Dun & Bradstreet Corporation.
    Identifier Required. Primary ID of this identity record. It could be a DUNS number, EDI interchange ID, e-mail address, or another unique string.
    Address Line 1 Required. Conventional mailing address of the trading partner organization.
    Address Line 2 Optional. Additional mailing address information of the trading partner organization.
    City Required. City where the trading partner is located.
    State or Province Optional. State or province where the organization of the trading partner represented by the identity is located.
    Zip or Postal Code Required. ZIP or postal code where the trading partner is located.
    E-mail Address Optional. E-mail address of the trading partner.
    Telephone Number Optional. Telephone number of the trading partner.
    Time Zone Optional. Time zone where the trading partner is located.
    Country Optional. Country where the trading partner is located.
  6. Click Finish to add the identity.
  7. Click Return to continue.