Sterling B2B Integrator - EBICS Client Overview

The Sterling B2B Integrator EBICS Client is a client server application. It provides an end-to-end EBICS solution for an organization to transact with banks.

Using EBICS Client, a partner or partner user can configure and manage multiple banks, partners, and users. Multiple users can interact with multiple banks (EBICS Banking Servers) over HTTP or HTTPS and exchange EBICS-compliant transaction messages.

Partners can perform the following tasks in the EBICS Client dashboard interface:
  • Configure users
  • Configure banks
  • Configure security settings for users
  • Verify security settings of a bank
  • Create and manage file formats
  • Create and manage user permissions
  • Create and manage offers
  • Configure orders
  • Submit orders
  • View order-related events and reports
  • Search for orders pending at the VEU management store in the server
  • View and monitor pending tasks

EBICS Client supports EBICS Specification V2.5 for both French and German client implementations.

Electronic Banking Internet Communication Standard (EBICS) is an Internet-based communication and security standard. EBICS is a European banking standard. EBICS is primarily used for remote data transfer, such as corporate payment transactions, between an organization and a bank.

The EBICS Client architecture and key features section provides an overview of the EBICS Client architecture and describes the key features of EBICS Client.

The Configuration requirements chapter defines the elements that have to be configured on EBICS Client to transact with a bank.

Order submission entails the transmission of orders to the bank system from the EBICS Client. Orders are classified as Upload orders and Download orders based on whether an order is uploaded or downloaded by the bank system. Each order has to pass through different transaction phases during order processing.