We are doing an EDI project right now. We are going live on Commercial Auto in New York in January. NY DMV requires all changes to policies to be updated via EDI within 7 days of modification. We contracted IBM to write a C middleware program that grabs the appropriate data and saves it to a file on the AS/400. We have a PC that can go to the directory where the file is via Netserver. The PC will pull down the file everyday and the ProEDI software program (we went that route because it was $2K for the windows version as opposed to 10K for the Linux version or 25K for the AS/400 version) will massage the data, connect to NY DMV and send the data up, as well as check the mailbox for any incoming requests they have. The IBM people we have working on it are VERY good. My super and I are thoroughly impressed. They even gave us the choice of 3 different languages we could of had the program written in. Plus, IBM had to read the NY DMV EDI specs and understand it all. We couldn't helpthem on that end. Mucho Kudos to IBM. Adam Lang Systems Engineer Rutgers Casualty Insurance Company http://www.rutgersinsurance.com ----- Original Message ----- From: "Ed Chabot" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: "MIDRANGE-L@midrange. com" <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com> Sent: Friday, January 04, 2002 1:56 PM Subject: EDI at midrange sites - Off Topic?? > I hope that this isn't too far off topic. I was curious about how other > AS/400 sites are conducting EDI. Specifically, on a PC or AS/400, what > packages are being used, how many trading partners are involved, interfaced > to AS/400 systems or print and re-key, etc. > > Ed Chabot > The Marlin Firearms Company > 100 Kenna Drive > North Haven, CT 06473 > (203)985-3254 > > _______________________________________________ > This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list > To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > visit: http://lists.midrange.com/cgi-bin/listinfo/midrange-l > or email: MIDRANGE-Lemail@example.com > Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives > at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l. > >
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