6.3.2 File-by-File Delivery

If Metadata Provider and Release Distributor agree on a file-by-file delivery (akin to the "Release-by-Release Profile" defined in the ERN Choreography Standard for SFTP), each file containing a MeadRequestMessage shall be named as MEAD_Identifier_YYYYMMDDhhmmssnnn.xml with:

  • Identifier being the identifier used in the MeadMessage to identify the entity about which the MeadMessage provides additional information. Should the MeadMessage contain more than one entity, the identifier shall be the one identifying the main entity as determined by the sender of the MeadMessage); and

  • YYYYMMDDhhmmssnnn being the date and time that the Release is placed on the SFTP server. 

For example MEAD_0000000114819103_20190504102412000.xml is a file containing auxiliary information sent on 4th May 2019 at 10:24:12.000 for the band Marillion (who have been allocated an ISNI of 0000 0001 1481 9103). 

Any additional documents referenced from the MeadMessage shall be placed into the same folder as the MeadMessage. It must be uploaded to the SFTP server before the MeadMessage is uploaded.

The recipient of such a MeadMessage may acknowledge the receipt by placing a file containing an FtpAcknowledgementMessage in the same folder as the acknowledged message. The FtpAcknowledgementMessage shall be named as ACK_Identifier_YYYYMMDDhhmmssnnn.xml with the same naming convention as above.