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WS: EDD: FAQ Electronic Document Delivery (EDD) (Doc ID 1554786.1)

Last updated on APRIL 19, 2023

Applies to:

JD Edwards World Technical Foundation - Version A9.2 and later
IBM i on POWER Systems


Answers frequently asked questions regarding Electronic Document Delivery.

Questions and Answers

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Questions and Answers
  JAR Files
 Question 1:  How do you validate whether the Jar files required for EDD compatible with BIP 10g are present?
 Question 2:  How do you validate whether the Jar files required for EDD 11g are present?
 Question 3:  What JAR files are required for A92EDDJAVA compatible with Oracle BI Publisher 10g?
 Question 4:  What JAR files are required for EDD A9.2 Update 1 compatible with Oracle BI Publisher 11g?
 Question 5:  What JAR files are required for EDD A9.3 and above?
 Question 6:  What version of the embedded BI Publisher jars are used with EDD A9.3 and above?
 Question 1:  What is the EDD.log and how is it managed? 
 Question 2:  How can you get more detailed information from EDD logging?
 Question 3:  How do you create and edit the Java System Properties (this is not required for A9.3 or above)?
 Question 4:  How do you run Electronic Document Delivery (EDD) in multiple environments on the the same AS/400, System i, or System i5 server?  For example, in an A9.2 test environment and an A9.2 production environment.
 Question 5:  How do you upgrade or install A9.2.1 JAVA EDD to be compatible with BI Publisher 11g in a World A9.2 Update 1 environment?
 Question 6:  How do you create a secure JDE User Profile for the EDD Configuration file?
 Question 7:  Is there a way to deliver output from EDD directly to a network printer?
 Question 8:  Is there a way to get the heading information such as the remit to, bill to, page number, and column headings for invoice detail to print on the every page using Microsoft World Header functionality.?
 Question 9:  If a Distribution Profile delivers output to an Email and a printer and either process fails, how will that be handled?
 Question 10:  What factors affect EDD performance?
 Question 11:  How do you configure the xdodelivery.cfg file?
 Question 12:  Can you specify a Printer or IP Address in the Default Burst Address from the EDD Configuration Screen?
 Question 13: Can you use World Burst API's with printing?
 Question 14: How do you add multiple email addresses to the F01018 for one address number associated with one Email/URL category code? 
 Question 15: What does the Batch Job Queue from the EDD Configuration screen do?
 Question 16: Using EDD in release A9.3.x, is it possible to specify more than one ‘From Address’ in the EDD Configuration found on Menu G00E41?
 Question 17: What is the size limit for a file name (such as .xml) on the IFS directory?
 Question 18: Is there a JD Edwards World tool to clean up the files created by EDD in the IFS directory?
 Question 19: When bursting reports, how can you keep reports from emailing to each individual address book per the report and have them sent to one individual?
 Question 20: How does the Electronic Document Delivery (EDD) process emails?
 Question 21: Using Double Byte languages like Japanese and Chinese, can you create a PDF using Electronic Document Delivery (EDD), XML and a rtf template? 
 Question 22: Can you create a PDF directly from a spoolfile with Chinese or Japanese data?
 Question 23: Can you use the bursting functionality in EDD with the IBM created PDF? 
 Question 24: How can individual receive email copies of all burst emails? 
 Question 25: How do you share export parameters for Dream Writer programs and version with other users?
 Question 26: How can the name of the EDD output be altered (My_Custom_Name.PDF for example) to make it unique?
 Question 27: Is there a way to store the EDD output (archive) on the IFS using from variable from the XML?
 Question 28: Should Electronic Document Delivery (EDD) and the embedded BI Publisher/java be run in a single or multi-threaded job queue? 
 Question 29: How can you burst multiple attached reports (PDFs) when bursting a Dream Writer report that includes multiple reports/invoices in the XML, e.g. 2 invoices for one associated address book number? 
 Question 30: What is the purpose of the "Default Burst Address" located in the EDD Configuration screen 00E05? 
 Question 31: How can the EDD installation be confirmed? 
 Question 32: Is it possible to use the loopback address in the EDD configuration to prevent processing downtime in the event of a disaster (failover)?

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