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What is a X.400?

X.400 is a standard definition of data communication for messages used for email. During its creation, its designer thought it would become the global standard for email. However, it was overtaken by the SMTP standard for email communication.

Even though it is not the primary form of email communication, it is still used in some organizations and software including Microsoft Exchange Server. An X.400 address consists of several elements about a partner, such as: C (Country name), ADMD (Administration Management Domain), PRMD (Private Management Domain) O (Organization Name), OU (Organization Unit Names), G (Given name), I (Initials), S (Surname).

Babelway and X.400

Because of its use in certain systems, including Microsoft Exchange Server, Babelway grants users the functionality of X.400 receipt and delivery of files. This ensures the ability to build data flows for B2B integration needs that rely on the X.400 standard of file communication.

Here is how the setup looks in Babelway

You just have to enter your partner’s information for the X.400 connection to be setup. If you don’t have all of these details, alternatively, you can enter the address manually.

Who uses X400?


Build from sample file

Easy setup and monitoring

Deploy your connection in seconds, making it ready for testing immediately

  • Define a few simple parameters and create your connection
  • Access more advanced settings to adjust your connection requirements
  • Monitor all file connections from one unified monitoring section
Transform any format

Transform any format

Use simple drag & drop tools to map your message to any other format for easy import/export in/from your database

  • 12+ formats to choose from: CSV, XML, UBL, Excel, IDOC, EDIFACT, etc
  • Hundreds of transformation functions available or build your custom functions
  • Use lookup tables tables to replace data sets
  • Change your file structure without loosing your transformation maps
Connect to anything

Connect to anyone

Connect your Babelway environment using any EDI or non-EDI communication protocols

  • 12+ communication protocols supported including SMTP, VAN, AS2, FTP, VPN, etc.
  • Define retry strategies for maximum robustness
  • Get notified and intervene immediately in case of processing or delivery issues

And last but not least:

Get extended support from the experts

Babelway is not only a great self-service platform but also a team of pros ready to help you succeed.

  • Access our support helpdesk anytime and ask your questions. You will be answered as soon as max 60 minutes
  • Spot the ‘reuse and save time’ zone on the right of the screen? Import messages and maps from our catalog
  • Access online training material through Babelway Academy
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