Example transfer request from an application

An application transfer request could include the steps described below for a typical implementation.

  1. Transfer request
    • Application creates a file
    • Application issues the transfer request specifying delivery (or pickup)
  2. Transfer request processing
    • Transfer CFT regularly scans the communication media file
  3. Transfer request analysis
    • Transfer CFT retrieves default transfer attributes
  4. Transfer request recorded
    • Transfer CFT creates the transfer in the catalog
    • Preprocessing occurs
    • Remove original request from communication file
  5. Transfer CFT executes the transfer
    • Connect to the remote partner and send the file
  6. End of transfer processing
    • Transfer CFT updates the catalog
    • Optional post-processing occurs

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