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Punchout from iProcurement to Supplier
Oracle Support Services and the Proactive Support Delivery Team
Clarina Allen and Linda Johnston

Why We Are Here? The purpose of this presentation is to provide an understanding of: PREVENT The various punchout models Basic setup steps Troubleshooting steps To help you prevent and resolve issues. RESOLVE .

Agenda • Review of Models • Setup .Profiles • Certificates • Mapping • Demo .iProcurement Punchout • Punchout to Purchase Order Process • Troubleshooting • Documentation and Notes • Q&A .

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Punchout Models The Punchout Models available are: • Model 1: Punchout from Oracle iProcurement to Oracle Exchange (XML) • Model 2a: Punchout from Oracle iProcurement Directly to Supplier-Hosted Catalog (XML) • Model 2b: Punchout from Oracle iProcurement Directly to Supplier-Hosted Catalog(cXML) .

Punchout Models • Model 3a : Punchout from Oracle Exchange to SupplierHosted Catalog (XML) • Model 3b: Punchout from Oracle Exchange to SupplierHosted Catalog (cXML) • Model 4: Punchout from Oracle iProcurement to SupplierHosted Catalog via Oracle Exchange (XML) • Model 5: Punchout from Oracle iProcurement to SupplierHosted Catalog via Oracle Exchange (cXML) .

Transparent Punchout Models • Transparent Punchout is used when you don’t want the user to see the actual supplier site. along with the local items. • The Transparent Punchout Models available are: • Model 1: Transparent Punchout from Oracle iProcurement to Oracle Exchange (XML) • Model 2: Transparent Punchout from Oracle iProcurement to Supplier-Hosted Catalog (XML) . The system will search the supplier site and bring the item into the iProcurement search results page.

10 or lower: file is ca_bundle.cert • POR : Proxy Server Name: <set if using proxy server> Example: proxy.5.txt • In 11.Profile Setup • POR : CA Certificate File Name: <full path and file name> In general this is set to $ORACLE_HOME/sysman/config/ b64InternetCertificate.com • POR : Proxy Server Port: <set if using proxy server> Example: 80 .company.

append it in the file if SSL handshake errors is occurring. • Demonstration on the steps to copy the certificates to a text file. add all the certificates from the chain in the correct order. • If the certificate has a chain. • Bounce the middle tier after adding the certificates.Certificates • If any supplier site involved in the Punchout process is using certificates which is not included in the b64InternetCertificate. .txt (or the file from profile POR :CA Certificate File Name).

1 .Punchout FAQ) • Suppliers are mapped. categories and suppliers.Mapping Setup • The mapping for Punchout is defined in the E-Commerce Gateway responsibility. • Demonstration steps to map UOM. • Mappings are defined for UOM. only for OAG XML and is optional. .17 and 18 from NOTE:206646. Categories and Suppliers (For details see questions 16.

Punchout to the Supplier • Model 2a: Punchout from Oracle iProcurement Directly to Supplier-Hosted Catalog – XML • Model 2b: Punchout from Oracle iProcurement Directly to Supplier-Hosted Catalog – cXML • Demonstration on steps to setup and punchout directly to the supplier from iProcurement .

• PO cXML is sent directly to the supplier or… • OAG XML is sent directly to the supplier or through OSN (Oracle Supplier Network) which will send the OAG XML or convert to cXML depending on the supplier setup. • The approval of Purchase Order (PO) generates cXML or OAG XML message according to the setup. .Punchout to PO Process • A very common process is the buying organization after executing the Punchout and creating the requisition which turns to a PO. is to send the PO XML/cXML message to the supplier.

• If file versions are current. and the setup and profiles are correct. • Refer to (Doc ID 290614.Troubleshooting • Check the debug.1) on how to get the debug. Can the supplier see the XML request in their server? . Sample of debug log.log to see the XML message returned from supplier. certificates are in place. Which access validation is done by the supplier system? (check if it matches with what is being sent by the XML/cXML request) . the issue could be on the supplier side: .

Documentation and Notes Manuals: The Punchout models and the DTD for the XML/CXML messages are documented in the following manuals: • Oracle Procurement Buyer's Guide to Punchout and Transparent Punchout • Oracle Procurement Supplier's Guide to Punchout and Transparent Punchout • DOC ID 109924.5. There is no specific manual for release 12.1 has links to these manuals The documentation is the same for 11.10 and release 12. .

1) • Note:206646.1 .Punchout FAQ • Note:1390278.Punchout White Paper .Documentation and Notes Notes: • Note: 1177725.Release 12 (Doc ID 1177725.1 .How To Synchronize Exchange Punchout Suppliers .1 .

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