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In the Spotlight
Welcome to the IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender Support newsletter!
This newsletter includes information for the IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender and the IBM Standards Processing Engine products.
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Welcome to IBM Standards and Transformation Community
This community talks about IBM Standards and Transformation concepts and provides a platform for IBM to reach out to our customers. The community provide trends and information about IBM Standards Processing Engine, IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender and Industry specific solutions.
Standards Processing Engine - Document processing for healthcare and supply chain EDI standards
IBM Standards Processing Engine provides document processing capabilities for healthcare and supply chain markets, including support for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and electronic data interchange (EDI) standards. It provides automated sequencing of document processing functions, thorough transformation and metadata support, and data for reporting and analytics. IBM Standards Processing Engine offers a modular architecture designed for ease of deployment, high availability and scalable performance.
Request for Enhancement (RFE) Community is now available for WebSphere Transformation Extender products and Industry Packs
The RFE Community on developerWorks allows you to collaborate with Product Management, Development teams and other product users through the ability to search, view, comment on, submit, and track requests for enhancement. Use the new RFE process to submit, review and comment on enhancement requests for the WebSphere Transformation Extender products and Industry Packs. Review the Help tab to view Tutorials, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) and Definitions.
IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender with Launcher Hypervisor Edition - an IBM PureApplication System
WebSphere Transformation Extender with Launcher Hypervisor Edition is now part of the IBM PureApplication System
WebSphere Transformation Extender V8.2 - End of Marketing / End of Support Announcement
Upgrade WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.2 installations that are now past the April 30, 2013 End of Support date.
WebSphere Transformation Extender Support Portal
Use the IBM Support to find WebSphere Transformation Extender information including News, Documentation, Troubleshooting, Known Issues and Requesting Support.
Known problems and workarounds for IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender
Review these collections of technical notes and documents for known problems and workarounds.
IBM Client Success Essentials Community
This community brings together users of Smarter Cities, Smarter Commerce, Smarter Content and Smarter Workforce software to share, collaborate and connect with each other virtually. In this community, you'll find training videos, upcoming events, blogs, important web links, and more. Sign in with your IBM ID and register for the site.
Stay informed of critical IBM software support updates with My Notifications
One of the best ways to prevent problems and to stay informed of critical support updates for your IBM software products is to take advantage of My Notifications.
The Request for Enhancement (RFE) Community includes several Video Tutorials under the Help > Tutorial tab to assist you with learn how to review and submit enhancement requests.
The video demonstrates deploying WebSphere Transformation Extender with Launcher Hypervisor Edition on PureSystems.
Upgrade WebSphere Transformation Extender 8.1 installations that are now past the September 30, 2012 End of Support date.
Use these links to find the latest information about known problems and workarounds in WebSphere Transformation Extender, version 8.4.1.
Use these links to find the latest information about known problems and workarounds in WebSphere Transformation Extender, version 8.4.
Use these links to find the latest information about known problems and workarounds in WebSphere Transformation Extender, version 8.3.
Watch a video demonstration of the Client Success Essentials community.
WebSphere Transformation Extender product release announcements
Stay current by upgrading to the latest WebSphere Transformation Extender product releases or applying the latest Fix Packs.
WebSphere Transformation Extender product release notes
This page gives you access to the latest WebSphere Transformation Extender release notes.
WebSphere Transformation Extender product download troubleshooting information
Why am I unable to find and download my WebSphere Transformation Extender (WTX) software?
Security Bulletin: IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender Secure Adapter Collection vulnerabilities: RSA BSAFE-C (CVE-2014-4191, CVE-2014-4192) and SSLv3 (CVE-2014-3566)
EMC RSA BSAFE-C Toolkits, utilized by WebSphere Transformation Extender Secure Adapter Collection, could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. Additionally, SSLv3 contains a vulnerability that has been referred to as the Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption (POODLE) attack. SSLv3 is enabled in WebSphere Transformation Extender Secure Adapter Collection.
WebSphere Transformation Extender Detailed System Requirements
Review the WebSphere Transformation Extender detailed system requirements for each release.
Standards Processing Engine System Requirements
Review the Standards Processing Engine (SPE) System Requirements
IBM Software support lifecycle information for WebSphere Transformation Extender products
Find WebSphere Transformation Extender General Availability (GA), End of Support (EOS) and End of Marketing (EOM) dates
Continued support of the WebSphere Transformation Extender E-mail and FTP Adapters
IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender is continuing to support the WebSphere Transformation Extender E-mail and FTP Adapters; both adapters are no longer deprecated. This is due to their mapping flexibility and widespread usage in existing maps. You can continue to use these adapters as well as the WebSphere Adapter alternatives, WebSphere Adapter for Email and WebSphere Adapter for FTP.
MustGather - Read first for WebSphere Transformation Extender
MustGather documents aid in problem determination and save time resolving Problem Management Records (PMRs). Collecting MustGather data early, even before opening the PMR, helps provide IBM Support with the information needed to understand the problem and more quickly determine the solution.
IBM Electronic Support
IBM Electronic Support offers on-line support tools and resources to help you diagnose and resolve problems, and maintain your IBM products.
December 5, 2014 IBM Standards Processing Engine 8.5.1 is now available through Passport Advantage. Standards Processing Engine (SPE) releases: SPE for Healthcare Payer 8.5.1 SPE for Supply Chain EDI 8.5.1 SPE Pack for Healthcare Payer 8.5.1 SPE Pack for Supply Chain EDI 8.5.1
December 5, 2014 The following WebSphere® Transformation Extender Industry Pack releases are now available through PassPort Advantage: Pack for HIPAA EDI 22.214.171.124 Pack for HL7 126.96.36.199 Pack for NCPDP 188.8.131.52 Pack for X12 184.108.40.206 Pack for EDIFACT 220.127.116.11 Pack for NACHA 4.2.6 Pack for TRADACOMS 2.8.1
October 3, 2014 IBM WebSphere® Transformation Extender V18.104.22.168 is now available through Passport Advantage. Build ID: 22.214.171.124(6)
September 12, 2014 IBM Standards Processing Engine 126.96.36.199 is now available through Passport Advantage. Standards Processing Engine (SPE) releases: SPE for Healthcare Payer 188.8.131.52 SPE for Supply Chain EDI 184.108.40.206 SPE Pack for Healthcare Payer 220.127.116.11 SPE Pack for Supply Chain EDI 18.104.22.168
September 12, 2014 IBM WebSphere® Transformation Extender Pack for SAP 22.214.171.124 is available through Passport Advantage.
August 29, 2014 IBM WebSphere® Transformation Extender Pack for SWIFT 4.3.3 is available through Passport Advantage.
June 13, 2014 IBM WebSphere® Transformation Extender V126.96.36.199 and Q3 Industry Packs are now available through Passport Advantage. Build ID: 188.8.131.52(4) Industry Pack releases: Pack for NACHA 4.2.7 Pack for FIX 4.2.7 Pack for ACORD 1.0.4 Trading Manager 184.108.40.206
March 14, 2014 The following WebSphere Transformation Extender Industry Pack releases are now available through Passport Advantage: Pack for HIPAA, 220.127.116.11 Pack for HL7, 18.104.22.168 Pack for NCPDP, 22.214.171.124 Pack for EDI, 126.96.36.199 comprised of the following: Pack for EDIFACT, 188.8.131.52 Pack for X12, 184.108.40.206 Pack for TRADACOMS, 220.127.116.11
February 5, 2014 IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender V18.104.22.168 and Interim Fix 1 for V22.214.171.124 and V126.96.36.199 are available through Passport Advantage and Fix Central. Build ID: 188.8.131.52(3)
Review WebSphere Transformation Extender system requirements for specific Packs, including ACORD, EDI, Healthcare, FIX, NACHA, SEPA, SWIFT and SAP R/3 Packs.
WebSphere Transformation Extender Curriculum
Training classes are available to improve your WebSphere Transformation Extender knowledge.
IBM Certified Application Developer - WebSphere Transformation Extender V8.4
This intermediate level certification is intended for application developers that analyze, design, develop, test, and deploy IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender V8.4 data transformation.
Check out the new IBM Software Support Quick Start Guide
The new IBM Software Support Quick Start Guide is available on the http://www.ibm.com/software/ page under the "Getting started with Software Support" section (on the right side of the screen), or you can directly access the PDF here.
WebSphere Transformation Extender Support Technical Exchange Webcasts (Scheduled)
Review upcoming webcasts that cover WebSphere Transformation Extender specific topics.
WebSphere Transformation Extender Library
Find Knowledge Centers / Information Centers, Release Notes and Books for WebSphere Transformation Extender V8.1, V8.2, V8.3, V8.4 and V8.4.1
Standards Processing Engine Knowledge Center
The Standards Processing Engine portfolio is the next evolution of the IBM® Universal Transformation strategy for transforming documents. It contains modular, comprehensive solutions that are based on industry standards. The solutions provide support for WebSphere® Transformation Extender, Sterling B2B Integrator, and XSLT translation maps, providing document processing that is modular, scalable, and extensible.
WebSphere Transformation Extender forum on IBM developerWorks
Discuss and share technical information on WebSphere Transformation Extender related subjects.
Use IBM developerWorks to find articles written for WebSphere Transformation Extender
Review WebSphere Transformation Extender articles available on IBM developerWorks.
Use IBM Electronic Support Channel on YouTube for information and demonstrations of IBM Support tools such as Service Request and Support Portal
IBM Electronic Support offers a comprehensive portfolio of online technical support tools and information to help you maintain your IBM products and prevent, diagnose, and resolve problems. This channel houses information and tutorials that will acquaint you with the IBM Electronic Support portfolio.
IBM Assist On-site - Live Remote Assistance
With our live remote-assistance tool, a member of our support team can view your desktop and share control of your mouse and keyboard to get you on your way to a solution. The tool can speed up problem determination, collection of data, and ultimately, your problem solution.
Review previously recorded webcasts that cover WebSphere Transformation Extender specific topics.
When Standards Processing Engine (SPE) is installed on WebSphere Transformation Extender, you can use WebSphere Transformation Extender maps to de-envelope, transform, and envelope documents and to validate document compliance with data standards. You install SPE on Design Studio to test and deploy WebSphere Transformation Extender maps, Sterling B2B Integrator maps, XSLT maps, XML schemas, and DTDs on SPE.
The Standards Processing Engine (SPE) adapter connects WebSphere Transformation Extender with Standards Processing Engine (SPE). Specify the SPE adapter on a WebSphere Transformation Extender map rule to run the map on SPE and to invoke the enveloping, de-enveloping, and transformation capabilities of a Pack solution.
Video: In this short overview, IBM Industry Data Standards Product Architect Stephanie Fetzer explains HIPAA envelope configuration using the IBM Standards Processing Engine. Employing the analogy of sending a postal package, Stephanie covers the three simple steps of configuration.
Video: In Part 1 of this series, IBM Industry Data Standards Product Architect Stephanie Fetzer explained HIPAA envelope configuration using the IBM Standards Processing Engine (SPE). Now in Part 2, Stephanie demonstrates the simple, streamlined functionality of selecting options for compliance checking, reporting and advanced validation options.
Video: In Part 3 of this series, IBM Industry Data Standards Product Architect Stephanie Fetzer takes viewers beyond the basics, showing in three simple steps the process to set up HIPAA WEDI Snip Type 5 compliance checking. Common configurations and tables are included, and settings can be easily modified & processing extended to fit business requirements.
This article shows you how to detect performance bottlenecks and improve performance in WebSphere Transformation Extender maps.
This article shows you how to use IBM Workload Deployer and WebSphere Transformation Extender with Launcher Hypervisor Edition to develop a cloud-based system that can dynamically scale to meet volume and reliability requirements when reading a WebSphere MQ queue.
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