FDL order type

FDL is a standard order type for file downloads. Using this order type ensures a transparent transfer of files of any format.




FDL order type is a bank-technical download order type. A user initiates a download transaction with the bank by submitting a download (FDL) order request.
Note: This order type is not applicable for EBICS v3.0.


Table 1. FDL parameters
Parameter Description and value
HostID The bank ID or the host ID of the bank to which the EBICS Client user submitted the order. It is a unique ID for the bank in the bank's system.
HostUrlAlias When configuring a bank profile, you can specify multiple host URLs and set one host URL as the default. If you want to send a request to a host URL that is not the default URL, then, specify a value for this parameter.
PartnerID The partner ID associated with the user ID.
UserID Unique ID of the user in the bank's system, which corresponds to the user created in the EBICS Client dashboard.
SystemID User ID of the technical user. A technical user is a delegate of the non-technical or human user.
orderIdPrefix EBICS Client allocates a unique order ID to each order based on the bank, user ID, and the order type. The client generates the order ID as per EBICS specifications. The order ID is a 4-digit alphanumeric ID. You can specify the first character of the order ID. The second, third, and fourth characters of the order ID are alphanumeric in an ascending order (A-Z or 0-9).

This parameter is used with EBICS protocol version H003 only.

SecurityMedium A 4-digit security number in the 0000 to 0499 range.
OrderType The order type of the order you are submitting. In this case, FDL is the order type.
FileFormat The file format associated with the order type. An order type can have zero or more file formats. The file formats for FUL and FDL order types are based on the SWIFTNet request type.
DownloadDateRangeStart The start date of the download of order data. This parameter is applicable only for FDL order type.
DownloadDateRangeEnd The end date of the download of order data. This parameter is applicable only for FDL order type.

XML schema

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<orderMetaData xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"