For every user login created in the portal will have access to their company's hosted FTP site. Your logicbroker username and password will be used to logon to both the stage and production FTP sites created on your behalf.
Stage Host: vftp-stage.logicbroker.com
Production Host: vftp.logicbroker.com
**RECOMMENDATION: If you are setting up an automated integration to post your FTP files, it is best to create a new FTP user. This is for in case you change your portal login password it will not affect the integration's login. To add a new user you can follow the instructions here.
The following folders would be under /ManagedInventory/<CoID>
The CoID is your trading partner's account number. To retrieve what account number belongs to which of your trading partners, you can navigate to your Merchant/Retailer Management or Supplier Management page. The page name will change according to what defines your relationship with the partner.
Under each trading partner directory, there will be the following folder structure. Shown below is what will be processed to/from each folder.
/Unmatched - Will provide a list of all products that didn’t match from the latest supplier's inventory feed. This will always be in the logicbroker standard format.
/Matched - Will provide a list of all products that matched on the latest supplier inventory feed. The output will always be in the merchant's format. Includes a complete list of the products, not of just the most recent feed that was processed.
/Outbound Matching - Will be used to automatically upload the matching file. This will always need to be the logicbroker standard and will always require "SupplierSKU" and "MerchantSKU"
/Outbound - This directory will be used to upload the Supplier feed. This should be in the supplier feed format only.
/Delta - Files will be posted here with the latest products updated from the supplier. The format will always be the merchant's format. This feed will be used to update the merchant or their corresponding system with the new data received from the supplier.
If you are a Supplier, you will be focused on uploading you're inventory updates to "/Outbound" To verify successful. To verify what products successfully updated, the /Unmatched and /Matched directories can provide a report on which products are successfully updated or not.
If you are a retailer you will be focused on setting up your products through /Outbound Matching and picking up new inventory updates sent by your suppliers through the /Delta folder. To verify what products successfully updated, the /Unmatched and /Matched directories can provide a report on which products are successfully updated or not.