Transmitting a file already in EDI format

This procedure describes how to transmit a file that does not need to be translated into EDI format.

Transmit a file already in EDI format

  1. Access Execute Outbound EDI (ED501).
  2. Select Send Only as the Process Type. (If you select Send Only as the process type, it means that you are attempting to transmit a file that is already in EDI format.)
  3. Leave Application File, EDI Number Start Pos, and EDI Number Length blank.
  4. In the X12 File to transmit field, specify the location and file name of the file you want to send.
  5. Specify the name of the carrier you want to send the file to.
  6. Add your job.
  7. Click Submit or execute the job as part of another job.

    If you execute your job by clicking Submit, you can then click Job Sched to monitor the progress of the job and view the outcome.