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How to validate EDI files

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Validate EDI resources with the HTTP POST Method

In order to validate EDI documents according to the implementation guide for each standard and version use the following resources with the POST method:

You can read two resources, X12 files and EDIFACT files/streams. To do so, execute HTTP POST to the resource URL, with the request body being the file to translate included as form-data content.

  • The request body must be an X12Interchange. Execute HTTP POST to the resource URL, with the request included as application/json content.

    1. URL: https://api.edination.com/v2/x12/validate
    2. Header: Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key: {API key}
    3. Request: X12Interchange
    4. Response: OperationDetails

    The response will contain validation details, encoded in application/json format.

  • The request body must be an EdifactInterchange. Execute HTTP POST to the resource URL, with the request included as application/json content.

    1. URL: https://api.edination.com/v2/edifact/validate
    2. Header: Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key: {API key}
    3. Request: EdifactInterchange
    4. Response: OperationDetails

    The response will contain validation details, encoded in application/json format.

Example with Postman:

validate-x12.png

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