ETHIX-Connect (ISO 8583) is the ISO Adaptor which facilities the integration between the ATM/POS switch and a Core Banking System. The Adaptor supports the ISO 8583 message format and ATM/POS Switch provides TCP/IP interface to the ATM/POS switch.
ETHIX-Connect (ISO 8583) can process a range of transactions from the ATM switch whether originated from VISA, MasterCard, JCB, national or local terminals. The transactions are passed first to the Core Banking System for processing before returning to the ATM/POS switch. The range of transactions at POS and ATM can be extended according to a bank's individual requirements.
ETHIX-Connect (ISO 8583) is a parameterized solution and enables a bank to setup, modify or maintain accounting and charging entries depending on the transaction type and source. The facility supports many methods of charges and can distribute the charges or fees between more than one general ledger. ETHIX-Connect (ISO 8583) validates and logs all incoming and outgoing messages.
ISO TCP/IP Interface: This interface receives and validates the incoming ISO messages and it sends the outgoing ISO messages. It also logs all the incoming and outgoing messages in details.
Configuration Tables: These tables contain parameters which configure the ISO adaptor setting.
Error Handling: ETHIX-Connect (ISO 8583) retrieves the error codes directly from the Core Banking Component and the mapping is done based on a configuration table on the ISO adaptor's database.
System Logging: ETHIX-Connect (ISO 8583) logs all incoming requests and outgoing responses together with time and date stamps and the elapsed time in the FLAT file. The ISO adaptor also logs all the transactions details into log tables.