Oracle Managed File Transfer in SOA Suite 12c

Oracle Managed File Transfer is new out of box functionality provided in SOA suite 12c, by using MFT you can transfer file from one source to target systems.

Using Oracle Managed File Transfer we can transferring files between the systems in complex use case patterns.

Standalone: Transferring files on its own to which it has access.

SOA Integration: SOA application can be the source or target of a transfer. A SOA application can also be the common endpoint for the target of one transfer and the source of another.

B2B Integration: B2B application can be the source or target of a transfer. A B2B application can also be the common endpoint for the target of one transfer and the source of another.

Healthcare Integration:  Healthcare application can be the source or target of a transfer. A Healthcare application can also be the common endpoint for the target of one transfer and the source of another.

Oracle Service Bus (OSB) integration: OMT can integrate with Oracle Service Bus web service interfaces. OSB interface can be the source or target of a transfer. An Oracle Service Bus interface can also be the common endpoint for the target of one transfer and the source of another.

Hybrid Integration: can be one participant in a web of data transfers that includes multiple application types.

Oracle Managed File Transfers has four user roles: file handlers, designers, monitors, and administrators.

File Handlers:

 Copy files to file transfer staging areas, which are called sources.

– Retrieve files from file transfer destinations, which are called targets.

Designers:

– Create, read, update and delete file transfer sources.

– Create, read, update and delete file transfer targets.

– Create, read, update and delete transfers, which link sources and targets in complete file delivery flows.

– Deploy and test transfers.

Monitors:

– Use the Dashboard and reports to ensure that transfer instances are successful.

– Pause and resume lengthy transfers.

– Troubleshoot errors and resubmit transfers.

– View artifact deployment details and history.

– View artifact dependence relationships.

– Enable and disable sources, targets, and transfers.

– Undeploy sources, targets, and transfers.

– Start and stop embedded FTP and sFTP servers.

Administrators:

– All file handler tasks

– All designer tasks

– All monitor tasks

– Add other users and determine their roles

– Configure user directory permissions

– Configure the Oracle Managed File Transfer server

– Configure embedded FTP and sFTP servers, including security

– Configure B2B and Healthcare domains

– Back up and restore the Oracle Managed File Transfer configuration

– Purge transferred files and instance data

– Archive and restore instance data and payloads

– Import and export metadata.

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