PI to parameter mapping

The following table shows the correspondence between standardized PI codes and Transfer CFT defined values.

PI Description  Transfer CFT value

Use of a CRC  (deprecated)

PAD 

Diagnostic 

(T) 

Requester identifier

NSPART(length < 24) 

 

Sending application’s name 

SAPPL 

 

Sending user’s name 

SUSER 

Server identifier 

NRPART
(length < 24) 

 

Receiver application name 

RAPPL 

 

Receiver user name 

RUSER 

Access control 

NSPASSW
NRPASSW 

 

New password 

( / ) 

Version number 

2  

Interval between synchronization points  

SPACING
RPACING 

 

Acknowledgement window 

SCHKW
RCHKW 

11 

File type 

(T) 

12 

File name 

NIDF (length < 76)
(possibility of generic selection) 

 

Message name  

IDM 

13 

Transfer identifier 

(T) 

14 

Requested attributes 

0xE0 (all)  

15 

Restarted transfer 

0 (no), 1 (yes) 

16 

Data code 

NCODE 

17 

Transfer priority 

PRI 

18 

Restart point 

(T) 

19 

End-of-transfer code 

(T) 

20 

Synchron. point no. 

(T) 

21 

Compression 

NCOMP
RCOMP SCOMP  

22 

Access type 

SROUT (read, write, mixed) 

23 

Resynchronization 

RESYNC 

25 

Data entity maximum size 

SRUSIZE
RRUSIZE  

27 

Number of data bytes 

(T) 

28 

Number of articles 

(T)  

29 

Diagnostic complement 

( / ) 

31 

Article format 

NRECFM 

32 

Article length  

NLRECL 

33 

File organization 

NORG 

37 

File label 

NFNAME (length < 512) 

38 

Key length 

NKEYLEN 

39 

Key offset 

NKEYPOS 

41 

Space reservation unit 

0 (kilo-bytes)  

42 

Space reservation
maximum value 

NSPACE  

51 

Creation date 

FDATE  

 

Creation time 

FTIME 

52 

Date and time of last extraction 

PI 51 

61 

Client identifier

NSPART of initial sender 

62 

Bank identifier

NRPART of final recipient 

91 

Message 

New parameter  

99 

Free message 

In this table:

  • T: defined by Transfer CFT during transfer
  • (/): not used by Transfer CFT
  • (-): PI not supported by this version of the protocol

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