Are you looking for the most requested documents that are available for B2B - WebSphere Partner Gateway? This document lists the most requested ones including those identified as educational and valuable in helping answer your questions particularly in the Problem Determination / Troubleshooting area. The list will be updated periodically to reflect new trends and issues.
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This document contains links (URLs) to WebSphere Partner Gateway technical support documents and information that can help you get more value from your software. It is intended to help you to be proactive in your support and administration of WebSphere Partner Gateway. This document includes:
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This presentation is delivered to help users who want to migrate WebSphere Partner Gateway from WebSphere Application Server Version 6.1 to Version 7.
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Then click "Newest first" to sort accordingly. This section contains recently published WPG APAR fixes. (To obtain any WPG APAR fixes, please contact IBM WPG Support thru PMR channel.)
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Access this link for a list of all Upcoming WebSphere Partner Gateway Technical Exchange Webcasts and Open Mic sessions
This section contains recently published technical documents of interest.
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List of Flashes and Alerts for WebSphere Partner Gateway
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Product system requirement information for WPG v6, v6.1, v6.1.1, v6.2 and v6.2.1
This page lists the software and hardware requirements for the editions of IBM WebSphere Partner Gateway
Fix packs by version for WebSphere Partner Gateway
A comprehensive list of recommended, generally available (GA) fixes for WebSphere Partner Gateway releases. Most recent released WPG maintenance package: 6.2.1 Fixpack 3 (22.214.171.124) Refer to Readme of the fixpack for installation instructions, prerequisites, fix list, and known issues. (For downloadable and release information, please access the above link.)
WPG Update Installer (UPDI) Validator utility
WPG Update Installer (UPDI) Validator utility helps you set up UPDI, deploy the UPDI Validator console changes, and validate the UPDI response file values.
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This section contains information of collecting mustgather information for WebSphere Partner Gateway for v6, v6.1, v6.1.1, v6.2 and v6.2.1
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After applying WPG 126.96.36.199 fixpack, FTP Scripting receiver would not work properly with non-Integrated FTP server for e.g. AIX FTP Server. Number of FTP Scripting related error events are reported and the input documents are not picked up.
WebSphere Partner Gateway Advanced and Enterprise Editions v6.1/v6.1.1 and all its Fix Pack levels for the same release and editions have gone End of Service (EOS) as of April 30, 2013 (Please refer to the announcement letter provided in the below link for more details). Users should migrate to the newer version of WebSphere Partner Gateway, which is v6.2 (and then upgrade to v6.2.1.x). Please access the WPG Information Center and IBM Education Assistant sites for WPG migration instructions.
Websphere Application Server product team has extended its support for WAS v6.1 to Sept 2013, WPG users can choose to continue using WAS v6.1 with WPG or optionally migrating WAS V6.1 to WAS 7.0. WPG 6.2.1 (and higher) supports WAS 7.0. Click for more education materials related to the WPG migration.
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The MustGather information is required by the IBM WebSphere Partner Gateway (WPG) support team to diagnose problems on WPG system version 6.1, 6.1.1 and 6.2 Gathering this information early before calling IBM support to expedite the troubleshooting process, and to save time in resolving Problem Management Records (PMRs) if: 1. Symptoms match known problems (rediscovery) 2. There is a non-defect problem that can be identified and resolved 3. There is a defect that identifies a workaround to reduce severity 4. Locating root cause can speed development of a code fix.
The MustGather information is required by the IBM WebSphere Partner Gateway Express (WPG) support team to diagnose problems on WPG Express system version 6.0. Gathering this information early before calling IBM support to expedite the troubleshooting process, and to save time in resolving Problem Management Records (PMRs) if: 1. Symptoms match known problems (rediscovery) 2. There is a non-defect problem that can be identified and resolved 3. There is a defect that identifies a workaround to reduce severity 4. Locating root cause can speed development of a code fix
Recent webcast sessions for WebSphere Partner Gateway
Access this link for a list for all WebSphere Partner Gateway Technical Exchange Webcasts and Open Mic sessions
Webcast replay: WebSphere Partner Gateway V6.2.x: "Examples of EDI transaction processing"
This Support Technical Exchange will discuss a WebSphere Partner Gateway sample configuration to run EDI transactions using passthru action and generate functional acknowledgments. Three transactions are used as example and others can be configured the same way. The presentation includes step-by-step configuration as well as the results of actual transaction tests. Level of Difficulty: Intermediate Presenter(s): Max Terpolilli Date: 19 February 2014
Webcast Replay: WebSphere Partner Gateway V6.2.x: ROD to XML Transformation
This presentation shows how to create a map to transform a Record Oriented Data (ROD) into an XML document. The Data Interchange Services is used to define the structures for the input and output documents, then create, compile and export the map. Console setup to run the test is shown with screen shots. Level of Difficulty: Intermediate Presenter(s): Max Terpolilli Date: 12 September 2013
Webcast replay: WebSphere Partner Gateway V6.2.x - Update Installer (UPDI) Validator Utility
This WebSphere Support Technical Exchange is designed to demonstrate how to download the WebSphere Partner Gateway UPDI and UPDI validator, how to configure the UPDI, how to deploy the Validator changes to the WPG console, and how to update attribute values and run the verify option to correctly build the response file. A lab activity is included with screen shots documenting the actual step-by-step process. Level of Difficulty: Intermediate Presenter(s): Max Terpolilli Date: 29 November 2011
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A comprehensive list of documentation for all WebSphere® Partner Gateway releases.
Collection of multimedia educational modules designed to help you gain a better understanding of WebSphere Partner Gateway product and use it more effectively to meet your business requirements.
Troubleshooting guide helps you to determine the problem, analyze, and resolve. It presents various techniques to resolve the problems using IBM software. This guide is mainly intended for end-users, administrators, and support.
This guide describes application tuning for various components of IBM WebSphere Partner Gateway v6.2. The objective of this guide is to describe the various tuning parameters for WebSphere Partner Gateway v6.2, including guidance on how to set the values for these parameters.
This white paper describes the migration of an existing WebSphere Partner Gateway environment to WebSphere Partner Gateway v6.2. The purpose of this document is to provide insights into the steps involved in migration of WebSphere Partner Gateway releases.
This technical document is an index of available WebSphere Partner Gateway technical notes, technical documentation and important flash messages. These technical notes, technical documents and flashes, contain information related to the areas of configuration settings, known problems along with their solutions and frequently asked questions on usage of various WebSphere Partner Gateway releases.
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