Application pickups

An application pickup is a Activator object that specifies the way the product consumes messages and files from back-end applications. You set up application pickups within a community. You can have multiple application pickups.

Activator can consume files either directly from applications using any of the following transports:

  • FTP
  • SFTP
  • File system
  • JMS
  • IBM MQSeries
  • PeSIT
  • Pluggable server

When to use an application pickup

Use an application pickup when you want to enable Activator to consume messages from an application that is located in your back-end system.

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