Converting a Sterling File Gateway partner to use Global Mailbox
To use the features and advantages of Global Mailbox, you can convert a Sterling File Gateway partner to use Global Mailbox.
Before you begin
- Sterling B2B Integrator 6.0 and later
- Sterling File Gateway 6.0 and later
About this task
When you convert a partner to use Global Mailbox, the partner users, mailboxes, virtual roots, and permissions are marked for Global Mailbox realm. If routing channels are configured for the producer who is converted to use Global Mailbox, then event rules corresponding to the routing channels are created in the Global Mailbox realm.
The conversion is irreversible. You can convert only a single partner at a time. To convert the partner to use Global Mailbox, you must have route provisioner, administrator, architect, or operator permissions.
To convert a partner to use Global Mailbox, complete the following steps:
- Log in to Sterling File Gateway.
- Click .
- Select the partner whom you want to convert and click Convert.
Verify the partner information and click OK.
The partner information shows the users, mailboxes, virtual roots, permissions, and routing channels (for a producer) of the partner that is created in Global Mailbox realm when the conversion completes.Important: The partner permissions are displayed in single letters E,W, R, D, and V. The expansion is, Execute, Write, Read, Delete, and View.
- Select whether to copy messages from the Sterling File Gateway consumer mailbox to the Global Mailbox.
- Click OK to confirm the conversion.
What to do next
To verify that the partner is successfully converted, log in to the Global Mailbox management tool. The Convert button in the Sterling File Gateway user interface is disabled for partners who are converted to use Global Mailbox.