SWIFT server (SWIFT Alliance, Turbo SWIFT, MERVA etc.) leaves acknowledgment files in a specific folder.
Module for automatic importing of SWIFT files reads these files and validates their format.
If the message is in the correct format the software analyses the content of the message.
For outgoing MT103, sofware is usually configured to finds the
ordering customer field.
For incomming MT103, it will be configured to search for the
beneficiary customer field.
if necessary adds a new client to the database, and creates e-mail message that will be sent to the client.
Module for automatic e-mail processing checks for ready-to-send e-mail messages, sends them using embedded e-mail client, and archives messages after successfully sending them.
Each e-mail message will have a copy of a SWIFT message sent as attachment file. This file can be of two different formats:
The difference between these two formats is that PDF file represents a formed and ready-to-print document, while ASCII textual file needs to be opened by word processing application (MS Word, WordPad, Notepad) and then printed. Consequently, PDF file cannot be changed but only printed, while ASCII file can be modified prior to printing. It is recommended to use PDF format whenever possible.