B2Bi supports exchanges with the protocols listed in this chapter.

External B2B protocols (B2Bi trading engine)

  • AS4
  • EDIINT AS1, AS2, AS3
  • OFTP (V1 and V2) over TCP/IP, X.25, and ISDN
  • RosettaNet RNIF (V1.1 and V2)
  • ebXML ebMS (V2)
  • HL7 MLLP (V1 and V2)
  • Web Services
  • X.400 over X.25 and TCP/IP (X.420 and X.435 profiles)
  • HTTP, HTTP/S, Staged HTTP Web Servlet
  • Transfer CFT, and PeSIT
  • JMS, IBM WebSphere MQ
  • WebDAV
  • Secure email (via SMTP)
  • PGP (FTP, SFTP, e-mail)


EDI-INT and ebXML are certified by the Drummond Group annually.

OFTP V2 has been certified by ODETTE.

Integration protocols (B2Bi trading engine)

  • JMS and IBM WebSphere MQ
  • PeSIT
  • File System, FTP
  • HL7 MLLP V1 (no acknowledgements) and V2 (acknowledgements supported)
  • Software Development Kit for custom protocols

Integration protocols (B2Bi integration engine)

  • HTTP
  • JDBC
  • File system, FTP (client)
  • Email (SMTP, POP3)
  • SAP- ALE1
  • SAP - BAPI
  • Software Development Kit for custom protocols


1 SAP ALE integration has been certified through the SAP interoperability certification process.


B2Bi does not support the following integration engine connector:


Security protocols

  • SSL 2.0, 3.0
  • TLS 1.0, 1.2
  • SSH 2.0 (client authentication)
  • S/MIME
  • PGP
  • Certificates (X509, PGP) with CRL, CEM support
  • FIPS
  • NIST 800-52
  • Encryption: RC2, RC4, DES, 3DES, AES
  • Signature: MD5, SHA-1, SHA-256

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