If you are using AS2 to connect to Loren Data’s ECGRID network, IMMEDIATE ACTION IS REQUIRED. Please see below for details to prevent data flow interruption.
NOTE: Please disregard this message if you have already updated the certificate or do not connect to ECGrid using AS2 from your on-premises software.
Who is affected: Customers or 3rd parties connecting to ECGrid using AS2
- AS2 ID involved ECGRID
- AS2 URL involved as2.ecgrid.io
- Expiration Date Oct 1, 2022
- Change Date Before August 31st, 2022, at your earliest opportunity
- Certificate Serial numbers 04 - EXPIRING
Loren Data’s ECGrid AS2 platform allows for the current and new certificate to run in parallel until the new one has been successfully tested/used. This means you can download, install, and send a test with the new certificate at your convenience, without disrupting your production data flow. Once you send a successful test or production file using the new certificate, it will become effective, and your transition will be complete. This also means you do not have to contact or schedule this change with Loren Data’s NetOps Team. Simply complete and test the change before August 31st, 2022.
CRITICAL NOTE: Please ensure you are prepared to begin using the new certificate immediately when preparing to send the test file. Once the ECGrid network receives a successful file from your network, it automatically begins using the new certificate!
Two Action Items:
Action 1. Download and install new certificate
Loren Data will be sending you multiple notifications via email and on your ECGrid Portal with the new certificate attached. You can download the new certificate from any of these communications. You can also download it here:
Customers can also navigate to the new certificate on your ECGrid Portal site by going to Mailbox/Connection/AS2 and clicking on the bottom certificate, with an expiration date of 05/08/25 and serial number of 01D206:
Action 2. Testing
Once you send a successful file using the new certificate, whether test or production, ECGrid’s AS2 Server will automatically update your AS2 profile to the new certificate. You can either send a normal production file to your own Test EDI ID, a production Trading Partner, or you can send any file to ZZ*ECGRIDTESTP to activate the new certificate, but you MUST send at least 1 file.
If your system requires an inbound test, you can send one from your ECGrid Portal site by going to Mailboxes/Connection/AS2 (see above graphic). Near the bottom of the page, you’ll find “Test AS2 Connection” (see below). Under the “Test AS2 Receive” section, choose the Receiving EDI ID from Step 2 and Testing File Type from Step 3 and click “Test AS2 Receive”. A test file will be sent to your AS2 server from ECGrid.
**As a reminder, once our network successfully receives a file from your AS2 server, we immediately and automatically update your profile to the new certificate on ECGrid and your change is complete!
Loren Data’s robust and unique network solutions can easily handle the outsourcing of your AS2 EDI/MFT connections between you and your AS2, VAN, API, and other direct-connect trading partners. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.